Taking babies and toddlers camping in France
We have children of varying ages and we know how difficult it can be deciding what to take on a family camping holiday to France!
To help you to decide we have put together a short list of things to remember to pack...we have also listed details about essential items that can be pre-booked with each of the holiday companies...saving you having to take them with you.
You'll find that Canvas Holidays, Eurocamp and Keycamp have standard 'baby and toddler packs' which must be booked at the time of booking and are available for free or, at a small charge depending on the time of year.
What do camping holiday companies offer?
“Mini-Campers” is the name given to various campsites run with Canvas Holidays. These campsites have been recommended by families who have travelled with young children. The sites are generally better for younger children and have Mini-Campers packs and buggies which can be reserved at the time of booking and include the following items:
Mini Camper pack – potty, baby bath, toddler table and chairs, bed rail, booster seat,toilet step and plug socket covers.
Eurocamp have a similar offer to Canvas called “Best for Toddler” campsites 78 in total, which have been selected by pitch location in safer areas away from lakes, rivers and busy roads.
The "Best for Toddler" sites have various items listed below which can be reserved at the time of booking. Many of the items can be booked at other Eurocamp campsites.
Keycamp have their “Mini World Parcs”. There are 21 selected Mini World Parcs in total, which have safe play areas with toddler and baby safe pitches. These are on quieter roads, flatter ground and away from lakes and rivers so are more suitable for children.
Also available at Mini World Parcs are bed rails, all terrain buggies and toddler trucks as well as all the standard items available on any Keycamp holiday such as.
As well as the larger items it is essential to remember to bring the smaller items that you will need during your family camping holiday to France such as.