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Small campsites in southwest France 

Charentes, Dordogne and southern Aquitaine

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Covid-19 info.  France is back open for business again but the virus has not gone away. It could still come back. Campsites, like other accommodation providers in France, are bound by strict social distancing rules in order to prevent a resurgence, but there is no such thing as zero-risk. Still overall, the smaller the campsites, the less people there will be, so the lower the risks will be too. Besides, smaller campsites, particularly those that are family-run, have a huge interest in making sure they remain virus-free, as their very survival could depend on it. With mostly between 6 and 60 pitches, many of the campsites listed on Rural Camping France are in rural locations where the virus never showed up even at the height of the pandemic.

Southwest France Area 4 :   Southwest France  
Campsites in Charentes, Dordogne and southern Aquitaine - Gascony

Coastal & inland areas of southwest France
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Rural campsites in Charentes

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Most campsites listed on have less than 50 units in all (camping pitches and units for hire). Some are much smaller, and many have no more than a couple of fixed units (chalets, furnished tents, log cabins etc.) for hire. Some have no rental units, and are exclusively for visitors with their own tent or caravan. Some have swimming pools. A few campsites have between 60 and 100 units, 100 being the current limit.

Quelques liens utiles
Tourist guide to Charentes
Aquitaine tourist guide
Discover the Dordogne guide
The coasts of France
Hotels in France
Gites in Dordogne
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