19 Baby & Toddler Friendly Places To Stay In France
Fancy a trip across the Channel to France – the land of gorgeous beaches, delicious food and amazing theme parks like Disneyland Paris and Puy Du Fou? There are plenty of places to stay with babies and toddlers in France including amazing baby and toddler friendly gites, holiday parks, campsites and hotels. Read to discover the best places to stay in France with babies and toddlers.
#1. Bel-Air Gites, Charente Maritime
Say Bonjour to the Bel-Air Gites in the Charente Maritime region of France. The Charente Maritime region is known for pretty seaside towns and beautiful sandy beaches, and Bel-Air Gites are a great place to stay with babies and toddlers to experience the region. Little ones will love the outdoor swimming pool, fab outdoor playground or letting off steam in the playbarn or going to the beach which is just a 25 minute drive away. And if the little ones are happy, the parents can relax too!
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#2. Imagine Roussillon, Canet-en-Roussillon
Imagine Roussillon is a superb micro resort for families with babies and toddlers in the South of France just 7 minutes’ drive from fantastic sandy beaches. There are 5 self-contained 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and a 3 bedroom villa which have been designed with babies and toddlers in mind – plus there are loads of facilities to keep even the busiest toddler entertained! Babies and toddlers will love the 2 heated swimming pools, playground, toy box in each apartment and loads of family days out at the beach. Parents aren’t forgotten either – Imagine Roussillon also offers a free babysitting service, kids club 6 days a week, fantastic fitness studio and free ready meals so you don’t need to cook!
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#3. Bonne Anse Plage Holiday Park, Charente Maritime
Bonne Anse Plage is a holiday park in the Charente-Maritime area of France. It is perfect for water babies, beach lovers and animal lovers. The holiday park has a massive swimming pool with 2 large waterslides and a toddler pool and is just 1km from a sandy beach. The famous town of La Palmyre is within walking distance and has stunning sandy beaches as well as being the home to one of France’s most famous zoos.
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#4. La Carabasse Holiday Park, Languedoc
La Carabasse is one of the most prestigious holiday parks in Languedoc, on France’s Mediterranean coast. It has got a massive lagoon style swimming pool with a toddler area and also direct access to the beach which is just 800m away. The nearby town of Vias Plage has everything from bars and restaurants to discos, shops and even a fun fair. La Carabasse is only 10 minute drive from Béziers airport, which can be reached via direct flights to London Luton, Edinburgh, Manchester and Bristol.
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#5. Le Croix Du Vieux Port, Berny-Rivière
Le Croix Du Vieux Port is set on the banks of the River Aisne next to a lakeside beach. This is a great holiday park for toddlers as it’s only 90 mins from Disneyland Paris, and has loads of things for toddlers onsite including a beachside lagoon, playgrounds, trampolines, indoor soft play and a superb heated indoor pool with water slides.
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#6. La Grande Metairie, Brittany
La Grande Metairie is located in a woodland setting in the grounds of a beautiful old manor house a few miles from a sandy beach. La Grange Metairie is a great place to stay with toddlers as there is a little onsite farm with llamas, goats, geese and ducks which they will love visiting. There’s also a superb pool complex complete with lazy river and waterslides, pony rides for children aged 3+, playgrounds and the beach is just 3km away.
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#7. Le Domaine De Litteau, Normandy
Le Domaine De Litteau is a Siblu campsite in Normandy located on the edge of the Cerisy. It’s a great choice for anyone looking for a baby and toddler friendly place to stay in France. There is a heated covered swimming pool, a paddling pool, waterslide and even a petting zoo, with goats, ducks and miniature pigs. You can even go pony trekking in the forest next door! Toddlers definitely won’t get bored at Le Domaine De Litteau as there is an outdoor playground, bouncy castle and a Bubbles Playroom for children aged 1 – 4. There are 3 types of mobile home to suit all family sizes and budgets. Domaine de Litteau is within easy reach of France’s ferry ports and Dinard airport.
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#8.Le Conguel Holiday Park, Brittany
Le Conguel is located just metres from the beach on Brittany’s Quiberon peninsula – perfect for a beach holiday! Water babies will love the outdoor heated swimming pool, paddling pool and waterslides – plus, there is a covered swimming pool for cooler days! The park has easy access to 2 beaches on the peninsula, and there are plenty of cycles trails waiting to be explored close to the holiday park. Toddlers will love letting off steam at the playground, or making new friends in the Bubbles Playroom with its toys and games.
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#9. Le Domaine De Dugny, Loire Valley
Le Domaine De Dugny is a great campsite for babies and toddlers in the heart of the Loire Valley, France. There is a fab pool complex with water slides, heated paddling pool and covered pool as well as an outdoor playground. The Bubbles playroom is a fab playroom with toys, games and even a ball pool where little ones can let off steam. A great choice for families looking for somewhere to stay with babies and toddlers in the Loire Valley.
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#10. Les Pierres Couchées, Brittany
Les Pierres Couchees holiday park is located 2 minutes’ walk from the beach on the Loire Atlantique coast (just south of Brittany). The park has a fab swimming pool complex with a heated outdoor swimming pool, heated paddling pool and waterslides. Away from the pool, there is an outdoor playground and Bubbles playroom with toys and arts and crafts. The Blue Flag beaches at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins are just perfect for parents and young children. Don’t miss hiring bike from the holiday park, and heading off on 2 wheels to explore!
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#11. Les Fontaines, Annecy
Les Fontaines is a small family owned campsite close to the shores of Lake Annecy in the Alps. Summer in Lake Annecy is a hot affair, but there are 13 beaches dotted around the Lake where you can cool off. Les Fontaines is a great campsite for babies and toddlers as there is a toddler pool with a retractable roof, splash park and playground. Eurocamp has a range of caravans which you can stay in to suit all budgets and family sizes. There is so much to see in the local area including summer toboggan runs, trips to the beach, hiring a pedalo and visiting some of the winter ski resorts and taking a cable car to the top – if you are lucky, you might see Mont Blanc!
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#12. Campsite La Garangeoire, Vendee
La Garangeoire is a great place to stay with babies and toddlers in France. It’s located in the Vendee and is set in the grounds of a magnificent Chateau in a woodland setting. Toddlers will love exploring the nature trails which run around the campsite by foot or by bike. There’s also a lake with a lakeside beach which you can explore by pedalo or it’s just a short drive to the beach. The campsite has a great pool complex with water slides, a playground and activities such as mini golf and archery.
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#13. Saint Avit Loisirs, Loire Valley
Saint Avit Loisirs is in the heart of the beautiful Dordogne with stunning views and lots of countryside to explore. There are loads of fantastic facilities for toddlers at Saint Avit Loisirs, including an amazing waterpark with water sprays, slides, a lazy river a heated indoor swimming pool and indoor and outdoor paddling pools. The parc is in a woodland setting so there is loads of space for toddlers to run around in in a safe setting. Close to the parc are attractions such as L’Aquarium du Périgord Nord, Bergerac Aquaparc and the medieval town of Sarlat.
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#14. Le Soleil, Roussillon
Le Soleil in the Roussillon region of France is a great Eurocamp for toddlers. There is direct access from the parc to a sandy beach and it is down the road from Aqualand St Cyprien which is one of the best water parks in the area. Add in an excellent playground and a lagoon style pool and you have all the ingredients for a fantastic holiday.
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#15. Le Vieux Port, Atlantic Coast
Le Vieux Port on the Atlantic Coast is set in a Pine forest and has direct access to a sandy beach. There can be large waves on this beach so take care when little toddlers are paddling. Pirate lovers will love the pirate themed playground. Toddlers will enjoy learning how to ride their bikes through the pine forest. Parents will love the Spa complex with Jacuzzi and beauty treatments!
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#16. Le Chateau Des Marais, Loire Valley
Le Chateau Des Marais is situated in the land of castles and fairytales in the stunning Loire Valley. It’s in a lovely position close to the Loire and the stunning Château de Chambord. Toddlers will love exploring a few of the thousands of castles in the Loire as well as the Zoo De Beauval. There are plenty of grassy spaces to chill out on at Le Chateau Des Marais, space to run around, plus a pool complex with a covered pool, a lagoon-style pool, lazy river, jacuzzi and water slides. The park also has loads of flat cycle friendly paths for learner cyclists to practice on as well as a playground.
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#17. Explorers Hotel Disney
The Explorers Hotel is a great choice for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly hotel near to Disneyland Paris. It is just over 1 mile from the park and has its own shuttle bus to run families there and back. The Explorers hotel has a fab indoor swimming pool with waterslides and a pirate ship, playground, soft play and even a cinema. Family rooms sleeping up to 10 people are available and there is an all you can eat buffet, pizzeria and snack bar.
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#18. La Palmyre Atlantique
La Palmyre Atlantique is a 4* All Inclusive resort in the south of France on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The resort is located in a conservation area with 30km of beaches and 8000 hectares of forest and is also close to La Palmrye Zoo. It boasts a large swimming pool and paddling pool plus plenty of family friendly activities such as pancake parties, baking workshops and picnics. There is also a Baby Creche for children aged 4 months old plus (payable extra) so parents can escape to the Wellness Centre. Families can borrow a raft of baby and toddler equipment for free of charge, and there are a range of suites and rooms to stay in. The resort offers a load of activities such as mountain biking, sailing and watersports so you definitely won’t get bored!
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#19. Les Villages Nature Paris
Les Villages Nature Paris is a vast holiday park which is only 6km from Disneyland Paris. There is something for everything at the Les Village Nature Paris including a naturally heated outdoor lagoon with 7 waterslides, a splash area with children’s swimming pool – and you can even book swimming lessons for your baby! Animal lovers will love the farm with animals you can learn how to care for, and there is a covered play area and pedal tractors. Don’t miss the Forest of Legends where you can explore the forest, build dens or discover the woodland trails. There are a range of apartments and cottages to suit all families and budgets.
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