5 Campsites Along the Tour de France

June 26, 2017 in Destinations

On Saturday, July 1, 2017, the time comes for the 104th edition of the Tour de France. Starting in Düsseldorf, the Tour ends on July 23rd in Paris. To enable a perfect viewing experience of the tour, we’ve put together a number of campsites along the route. This way you’re with the tour at every moment, as well as on a lovely vacation in France. All the campsites are suitable for motorhomes.

A route on our guide

#Camping Galgebierg

The Galgebierg campsite is located in the beautiful forests of southern Luxembourg. The campsite is an ideal spot to experience the Tour de France, as there are three different spots to cheer on the participants. The third stage of the tour is through Esch-sur-Alzette, which is approximately 30 kilometers west of the campsite. The start of the fourth stage is in Mondorf-les-Bains, 27 kilometers away. Not only is it a useful spot for the Tour, but also a lovely place to celebrate holidays. You can enjoy hiking or cycling (of your own). Plenty of shade for your motorhome, and plenty of comfort. Camping Gaalgebierg also organizes many activities, and you can use the swimming pool and station in Esch. 

#Camping la Jonquille

Camping la Jonquille is a small but nice nature campsite in northern France. From the campsite, you have a beautiful view of forests and fields. The cyclists pass the campsite during the fifth stage of the Tour de France, at Demang. About 5 kilometers from the campsite. Apart from that, the campsite is perfect for a quiet and deservedly lazy holiday. It has a common room with books, games, a large table, a kitchenette and even a café. If you want to learn more about Northern France, you can just ask for tourist information at reception!

#Camping le Paradis

Camping le Paradis is a 5-star nature campsite, in the beautiful village of Saint Léon-sur-Vézère, in southern France. The tenth stage of the Tour de France passes directly by Camping le Paradis, so be sure not to miss it. The campsite also offers many fun activities, ensuring it’s an unforgettable stay. Hikers and cyclists can enjoy themselves on the man paths between the medieval Sarlat and Lascaux. Afterwards, relax in the cool river, indoor pool and spa, or the landscaped gardens.
 

A motorhome in the rouute

#Camping Yellow! Le Pré Lombard

Camping Yelloh! Village Le Pré Lombard is located in the Pyrenees. July 14th is not only a nationa holiday in France, but also happens to be day that the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France comes by the campsite. Just 28 kilometers from the campsite is the climb of the Col d’Agness, ending at Foix a further 15 kilometers away. If you wish to take part in some sporting activities yourself, then you can easily do that in the vicinity of the campsite! 25 kilometers from the campsite, is the legendary climb to Plateau de Beille. Hikers can enjoy the breathtaking view of the area. After your day of exercise, relax in the heated swimming pool with spa, or with a local glass of wine at the wine bar. The campsite also has a restaurant, bicycle rental, and much more!

#Camping Campéole Le Courounba

Camping Campéole Le Courounba is located in the Alps. Another tough stage of the Tour de France. At this campsite, you view the Tour de France at three different times. 25 kilometers from the campsite, the seventeenth stage finishes in Serre Chevalier. The next day, the eighteenth stage begins in Briançon, 17 kilometers away. Stage nineteen begins in Embrun, which is 38 kilometers from the campsite. The campsite is also well suited for people looking for sporting activities, not least due to the beautiful mountain scenery. The cozy family campsite offers ample shady pitches, and plenty of comfort. From the ecological pool, you have breathtaking views of Mont Brison
 
Plenty of amazing views

Do you also want to encourage cyclists during the Tour de France, but do not you have a camper? No worries! At Goboony you can easily rent a camper. This way you can enjoy an unforgettable holiday in France! #LETSGOFRANCE