Have you ever thought about camping in Nice? Most tourists visit this beautiful coastal town to enjoy a stay in a beach side hotel and just relax on the azur coastline. This article provides a different spin to your holiday in the French Riviera - about camping in Nice. Sounds intriguing? Then read on!
The French city of Nice lies along the southern coast near the border with Italy, and enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate of hot summers and mild winters. The rugged coastline outside the city, beautiful southern French landscapes, and beautiful sea makes for the perfect place to camp. There are far too many Nice campsites to list, but here are some of the best available.
Les Cent Chenes sits along the quiet stretch of coastline nearby Nice. There are 50 pitches in a large campsite offering plenty of space and shade. Near to the campsite are a range of beaches to choose from, offering a perfect place for sunbathing and swimming. As well as having space for tents, the site has 15 mobile homes and a wooden hut if you prefer more comfort. Facilities include hot showers, WiFi, electricity, washing machines, a pool, a bar, and a grocery store serving freshly baked bread each morning. The campsite has disabled access. There are a range of activities available nearby including swimming, boules, cycling, hikes, and a cinema.
This quiet, secluded campsite is surrounded by lush forest near the village of Peillon, and close to Nice. There are 28 shady pitches spread across 4 hectares offering plenty of room. As well as being able to pitch your tent, there are spaces for caravans and motorhomes. Alternatively, you can rent a chalet. There are some beautiful hikes through the landscape around Nice as well as the Cote d’Azur. Facilities include hot showers, WiFi, electricity, a grocery store, and plenty of activates including tennis, horse riding, swimming, and water sports nearby.
Situated in a lovely spot between Antibes and Nice, nearby to the coast, the Foesser campsite has 87 pitches available to campers or those with motorhomes or caravans. For sunny days, the beach and the ocean are nearby, but the campsite has also got a heated swimming pool. Other facilities include hot showers, electricity, washing machines, a bar with pool, and a grocery store. The campsite is accessible for disabled people, and pets are allowed. It’s perfect for families with children.
The Dovecote camping site has everything you need for a family getaway. It’s just a short distance away from the beach and ocean along the French Riviera, where many of the campers spend their days. Perfect for children, the campsite features a playground, table tennis, billiards, and has a heated swimming pool. There are just 34 pitches within 5 hectares of land, so there is plenty of space for children to play. Facilities include WiFi, electricity, spaces for campervans and motorhomes, hot showers, washing machines, pool, and a bar offering hot food. Pets are allowed at the campsite. There are plenty of leisure activities on offer, and the towns of Nice and Antibes are not far away.
This four star campsite offers a luxurious getaway for couples. The beach is a short distance away and a great place to while away the hot afternoons, cooling off in the sea. There are 108 pitches located within 2 hectares, so it gets busiest than most, but you can always relax in in spa, sauna, or swimming pool. Facilities at the campsite include WiFi, electricity, campervan access, hot showers, washing machines, pool, Pets are permitted at the Parc des Maurettes. Its location is remarkably good, right in the centre of the French Riviera. There are plenty to do nearby including horse riding, golf, and a leisure park.
Located nearby to Monaco, Nice and Cannes, Saint Paul campsite sits in the heart of the French Riviera. It’s situated near a beautiful little village which is well worth exploring. It’s not the most spacious of campsites with 96 pitches squeezed within 1 hectare, but it’s still a wonderful place to stay. The campsite’s facilities include WiFi, electricity, hot showers, washing machines, pool, grocery store, and a bar offering hot meals. The campsite often puts on some live entertainment. Pets are allowed, as are campervans, motorhomes, and bikes. Activities like tennis, fishing, horse riding, biking, swimming, and golf are nearby.
Les Pinedes campsite isn’t that close to the sea (it’s over 7 kilometres away), but it makes up for it through its gorgeous location surrounding by lush countryside. It’s a large site with almost 150 shady pitches in 4 hectares and is available to tents, campervans, motorhomes, and bikes. There are also mobile homes and bungalows for rent if you require something more comfortable. The park has plenty of facilities including an outdoor fitness area, playground, pool table, and an outdoor swimming pool. It boasts WiFi, hot showers, electricity, a bakery, a grocery store, and a restaurant serving up delicious meals. The towns of Nice and Monaco are not far away, but you will need a rental car.
Located close to the beach in Antibes, and near to Nice, Le Sequoia is a beautiful campsite nestled in a fabulous location. There are 44 shady pitches available to campers, motorhome, or caravans spread over 1 hectare. Though most head down to the beach to swim, the campsite has a ton of facilities including ping pong, billiards, a playground for children, library, and a bar serving up cold drinks. It also boasts WiFi access, hot showers, an outdoor swimming pool, and plenty of activities from tennis to golf nearby. An excellent option for families looking for a quiet retreat.
This simple campsite sits in the heart of the French Riviera, close to both Nice and Cannes. It’s not far from the train station, so it’s easily reached. It’s small, but there are enough pitches for 35 tents, campervans, and motorhomes. There aren’t that many facilities, but you will still find hot showers, washing machines, a pool table, and internet access. There are plenty of activities nearby including mountain biking routes, water sports, fishing charters, tennis courts, and a golf range. It’s a great option for those on a budget.
This gorgeous campsite is located in the heart of the Cote d’Azur, near to Nice and the beautiful ancient village of Bar-Sur-Loup. The mountains are nearby are ideal for hiking, and the sea is not far away, with the beaches and sunshine of the French Riviera. Under the shady trees, guests can relax, swing in hammocks, read their books, or enjoy picnics. Though the site isn’t that large, there are facilities including hot showers, washing machines, pool, live entertainment, a bakery, and a restaurant serving up French classics. Pets are allowed at the site. There are also bungalows and caravans available to those who want a little more comfort. Activities nearby include golf, tennis courts, mountain biking, swimming pools, fishing charters, a cinema, and a leisure park.
One of the best campsites near Nice, L’Oree d’Azur offers nearby access to both the mountains and the sea. Surrounded by beautiful southern French countryside, this charming 4 hectare campsite has 120 pitches, so there is plenty of space for those who want some privacy. The beaches and ocean are close by for those who want to work on their sun tan, or take refreshing dips in the cool sea. Facilities include hot showers, a pool, live entertainment, and there are bungalows and chalets available for rent. There is also an onsite bar and restaurant offering cold drinks and delicious French cuisine. Like most of the campsites, there are many activities available to keep you busy including a horse riding, tennis courts, mountain biking trails, water sports, fishing charters, and a leisure park.
This charming campsite is located near to the Mecantour National Park, and close to the lovely village of Sospel. With just 100 pitches on 4 hectares of land, there is space for everyone to get some privacy. The is a large swimming pool to cool off in the summer heat. There are plenty of facilities here including hot showers, electricity, bungalows and cabins for rent, and a bakery offering freshly baked bread. The campsite is accessible for disabled travellers. Nearby activities include mountain biking, water sports, fishing charters, hiking, and tennis courts.
This charming little campsite has space for just 20 pitches including motorhomes and campervans, as well as having their own bungalows on 1 hectare of land. It’s nearby to a river which is known locally as a great fishing spot and there are some lovely ancient French villages nearby and well as the town of Nice. Pets are permitted at the campsite. It also boasts an outdoor pool, hot tub, live entertainment weekly, a bar serving snacks and cold drinks, and a bakery. There are lots of activities nearby including water sports, fishing, biking, and walking trails to hike in the beautiful French countryside.
Le Mas Fleuri is located around a half hour from the sea, but don’t let that put you off as the site is located in the heart of the French countryside. It’s small, with pitches for just 45 tents, motorhomes, and campervans. It boasts an outdoor pool, a bar and restaurant serving up some delicious French cuisine and drinks, hot showers, Internet access, electricity, and a bakery. The campsite is accessible for disabled travellers and pets are permitted. There are also ping pong tables and barbecues that guests can use. Nearby activities including tennis courts, hiking trails, boules, water sports, and fishing areas. A great choice for families who don’t mind being a little distance away from the sea.
Located close to Cannes and Nice in the Siange valley, the Panoramic Campsite is an excellent choice throughout the summer months. The beaches are just down at the road, and where most guests spend their days in the sunshine close to the sea. Back at the site, there is a large outdoor swimming pool, a terraced area, a children’s playground, a pool table, boules ground, and a restaurant serving up some excellent French dishes. Hot showers, WiFi, electricity, and washing facilities are also available to all guests. There are 50 pitches available on a 1 hectare of land, offering plenty of space for families who want a little privacy.
The Ranch campsite is just a few minutes from Cannes, and close to Nice. Over 100 pitches are spread over 2 hectares offering plenty of space. It’s easy to get into town should you wish to visit the bars and restaurants of Cannes or Nice. There is a large heated outdoor pool, hot showers, a grocery store, and bakery, washing facilities, and bungalows and mobile homes for rent if you wish for more comfort. If you are feeling energetic, you can play tennis nearby, hike the local trails along the coast, go fishing, or swim in the sea. The campsite permits pets should you wish to bring your dogs.