3 gorgeous glamping spots in France

Go on a glamping holiday in France this year. Pic: Zimindmitry/iStock/Getty

Go on a glamping holiday in France this year. Pic: Zimindmitry/iStock/Getty - Credit: Archant

Glamping is the new camping - get back to nature with a luxury twist at these French glamping sites

One of the luxury tents at La Parenthese

One of the luxury tents at La Parenthese - Credit: Archant

The world of camping has taken a major shift this year, with the rise in popularity of glamping. It is expected to become even more popular in the coming years; it might be worth getting a taste of luxury camping before its too late. Whether it's at a festival or located in the beautiful countryside of France, our selection has space for everyone.

La Parenthese Camping Les Ormes

Described as France's calling to Out of Africa is this safari-style glamping site. Located in Lot-de-Garonne, visitors to the site have a choice of luxury camping facilities; from lodges to safari tents to tents joined by your very own terrace, there's a style of glamping available to everyone. On site you'll find a swimming pool, fishing lake and courts for sport activities. Indulge in breakfast delivered to your tent and private shower facilities, while an on-site food truck can satisfy your carvings. Wi-Fi is also available on site but that won't be needed whilst you're exploring the surrounding areas. Discover a 13th-century castle called the Château de Gavaudun along with medieval villages and local markets which come alive at night with live music.

The cool geodomes of Le Monteil Revolution. Pic: Marine Brusson

The cool geodomes of Le Monteil Revolution. Pic: Marine Brusson - Credit: Archant

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Le Monteil Revolution

In Central France sits a geo dome-style campsite. On eight acres of land and surrounded by natural parks, you will most definitely come across some of the natural wildlife that roams the grounds, such as deer, owls, badgers and many more friendly faces. The accommodation oozes luxury as the domes include king-sized beds, private showering facilities and individual wood heated hot tubs. The site also offers free Wi-Fi, washing machine facilities and a taxi service. A stand-out feature is the Japanese style bath which is hugged by its natural surroundings, all while looking out onto the valley. Escape the campsite to explore the Monts de Guéret for forest walks, mountain biking and horse riding. A mere ten-minute drive and you'll find the world's largest hedge maze, the Labyrinthe Géant; close by are local restaurants.

Enjoy the deluxe bell tents at La Vie en Rose

Enjoy the deluxe bell tents at La Vie en Rose - Credit: Archant

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La Vie en Rose

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Explore the south of France in style and stay in deluxe bell tents. Included are super king beds, private showers and kitchen, breakfast delivered to your tent and complimentary gifts on arrival. Based in seven acres of wildflower fields and oak woodlands, it's nothing less than a luxury escape. On-site entertainment is all the rage with a sports area, heated salt water swimming pool, board games and books. The site is very accommodating to children of all ages including travel cots and high chairs for the little ones. Get a feel of real French food by visiting the local markets and restaurants near by. Off-site, visit Toulouse where you'll find museums, exhibitions, and the National Space Centre. And after all this, enjoy the sunset whilst looking out to distant Pyrénées.

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