Do you enjoy active holidays? Experience outdoor adventure by staying at one of the Dordogne and Périgord campsites in nature. The Périgord offers a multitude of outdoor activities and many are available directly from your campsite. Thousands of kilometres of marked hiking trails are waiting to be discovered by you and your family. If cycling and mountain biking is more your thing, the Dordogne has a large network of marked trails to discover the surrounding countryside from your bicycle saddle. Talking about saddles, the Dordogne offers plenty of opportunities to explore its beautiful nature on horseback, whether you are an experienced rider or a complete novice. And of course, if we think of the Dordogne and the Périgord, we think of its rivers. Many have natural beaches which are close to our campsites or even directly accessible from the campsite, giving you a great opportunity to go for a morning swim or a quick dip after an afternoon hiking or hours of fun splashing about with the family and going for short trips downstream with an inflatable rubber tube. The rivers offer the chance to enjoy many more water-based activities and why not discover the beautiful scenery of the Dordogne and the Périgord by canoeing, paddleboarding or kayaking down river.
The geological formation of this part of France offers many more opportunities of land-based activities both above and below ground. There are caves to explore and cliffs to climb. The Dordogne offers activities for all ages. Children and adults, whether you are with family or friends, whether you are a thrill-seeker or enjoy spending the day taking photographs of butterflies and flowers, camping in nature at a campsite of the Dordogne and Périgord, will make you want to come back on holiday year after year.
Most of the Dordogne's camping places have swimming pools, water parks with slides, onsite activities organised by the animation team and camping pitches that are set amongst the trees. As an added bonus the sites often have either direct or nearby access to one the Dordogne’s many beautiful rivers. allowing you and your family a chance to get a 100 % immersion into nature by going for open water swims - an unparalleled and genuine "nature camping" experience for sure! The "Dordogne" and "Perigord" are the region’s names but also the name of its rivers.
There are large number of registered canoeing and outdoor activity companies along the Dordogne, Vézère, l'Isle, Dronne and l'Auvézère rivers, which give you possibilities to choose your way to discover this part of France by paddling on the rivers or exploring its caves and canyons. Some of the nature campsites listed here offer rental service and excursions on site or via a local partner. Whatever you chose, what a lovely way to discover the Dordogne department isn't it?
Varied landscapes, nature parks, biosphere reserve, rivers, lakes - Périgord is a perfect destination in France for those who love nature. On our website you have the opportunity to read the reviews of previous holidaymakers the Dordogne who have spent their holiday at our campsites. Like them before you the best way to make the most of all what the Dordogne and Périgord have to offer is to pitch your tent, park your caravan or camper or book a mobile home at a campsite surrounded by nature of course!