Brittany great camping and so many stunning beaches

A popular choice for families wanting a camping holiday overseas is the French region of Brittany. The excellent weather combined with the superb facilities offered at the campsites and the stunning beaches make this area the ideal holiday destination. So for a holiday full of sun, sea and sand and complete freedom, Brittany is perfect for your next family holiday.

One of the best beaches for those having a family holiday under canvas is Benodet. There are numerous watersports to be enjoyed here when you venture off your campsite. Beach kayaks and pedaloes can be hired or simply relax on the golden sands while the children play safely. The beautiful beaches of Plage St. Gilles and Plage du Letty are also in Benodet, giving you a choice of where to lie in the glorious sunshine.

Another Brittany resort with superb beaches is Carnac. The main beach is the stunning La Grande Plage, and there are also another four beaches to choose from, smaller than the main one. They are all sheltered and La Grande Plage and St. Columban are both supervised by lifeguards. This gives you the added reassurance that your children can play safely in the sand or paddle without you having to watch them every minute.

There are also beaches in Brittany that fall into the categories of Natural and Wild. There are several beaches in an area known as the Pink Granite Coast, which have stunning and rock formations as their backdrop. The drive from your campsite in Brittany to Cote Sauvage is well worth it if you like a wilder landscape. The coastal walks are along the jagged cliffs give you some great views of the Emerald Coast.

There are of course many tourists who enjoy the hustle and bustle of more commercial beaches, which come complete with promenades to stroll along and cafes and shops close by. In the south east corner of Brittany lies the beach of La Baule, the perfect place to spend the day swimming, strolling and topping up your tan. The sands run for 4 miles and the small islands you can see offshore make for some great holiday snaps.