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At Canvas Holidays, we understand that your pet pooches are an important part of the family, so come and stay at one of our dog friendly campsites. After all who loves the great outdoors more than your four-legged friend?

Use our website or call our friendly team to discover which of our sites allow dogs. Then simply get your puppy paperwork in order and he too can be enjoying a doggy holiday with the sand underneath his paws.


Popular dog friendly campsites

Popular dog friendly campsites

Whether you’re staying in a mobile home or a tent, camping holidays are ideal for bringing your dogs along. We’ve a number of dog friendly campsites to choose from, perfect for walks by the beach or escaping in the mountains.

Camping la Baume is set on the edge of the Esterel forest, providing the ideal place to take your four-legged friends for a walk. Make the short drive to the coast and they can join you for a swim in the balmy waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

Travelling to Europe with your dog

Getting there with your pooch

Your dog can cross the channel with you in the car via Eurotunnel and most cross channel ferries allow dogs, although they are often expected to stay in the car.

Most trains, trams and metros in Europe allow dogs, but always do your research and check ahead. In many ways, the easiest form of transport when travelling in Europe with a dog is by car - just be very careful, and never leave dogs in a car in warmer or hot weather!

Always check that your travel provider allows pets before you go as their rules for pets on board may differ - there will also be an additional charge.


What you need before your pet goes camping


Holidays with dogs

Check the campsite pet rules before you go: Most dog friendly campsites will require your pet to be kept on a leash at all times while on the campsite grounds and for you to clean up after them. Be mindful if you have vocal pups, it’s expected that you be considerate of other guests and keep noise to a minimum.

Packing for your pooch: While you can always buy dog food and supplies when you get there you can make your holiday a little easier if you remember a few of the essentials: lead (and muzzle if required), carry case for smaller dogs, dishes, basket and doggy bags. Just don’t forget their favourite blanket or toy.

Microchip: If your pet isn’t already microchipped, this is the first thing you need to look into doing. Microchips aren’t only useful for when you’re travelling abroad, they can also make it easier to recover your precious pet if they get lost at home.

Pet insurance: Before you go, check whether your pet insurance policy is valid overseas. Simply check your documents or call your insurer to ask them whether or not overseas cover is included. 

Camping with dogs

Following the UK's exit from the EU on 1st January 2021, new rules and regulations are in place regarding travelling with your pets. If you plan on travelling to the EU with your dog, you will be required to ensure that your dog is microchipped and carries a valid Animal Heal Certificate and Rabies Vaccination.

For more information on travelling to the EU with you dog, please visit GOV.UK.

Please note: in general, dogs of category 1 and 2 are not accepted and vaccination records must be presented. Additional campsite restrictions do vary and onsite charges will apply. Our knowledgeable team will be able to book your dog friendly holiday and guide you on any restrictions your chosen campsite may have.

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la Bien Assise

Nord-Pas-de-Calais | Guînes
7.9/10 (37 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Excellent onsite restaurantBeautifully keptClose to Calais portSmall, family run site
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Holiday Marina

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Port Grimaud
9.1/10 (43 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Great base to explore the RivieraFantastic facilitiesBeautiful views over River GisclePerfect family...
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la Baume

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Fréjus
7/10 (33 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Large and lively siteFantastic tropical pool complexIdeal for exploring the areaA great selection of...
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le Bois de Valmarie

Languedoc-Roussillon | Argelès sur Mer
8.6/10 (27 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
A short walk from a lovely beachFantastic bar and restaurantRelaxed atmosphereExcellent pool complex...
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Nouvelle Floride

Languedoc-Roussillon | Marseillan-Plage
7.3/10 (160 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct access to the beachLarge water parkAccess to two other campsitesHigh-quality facilities
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Garrofer

Costa Dorada | Sitges - Barcelona
8.4/10 (28 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
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Le Parc des Allais

Loire Valley | Trogues
7.2/10 (226 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Fantastic indoor and outdoor poolBeautiful rural settingClose to famous Loire ChateauxOn site wellne...
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Atlantic Club Montalivet

South West France | Vendays Montalivet
8.3/10 (1042 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
A great base for exploring the areaGreat range of sporting activitiesRelaxing spa facilities onsiteD...
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les Mediterranees - Beach Garden

Languedoc-Roussillon | Marseillan-Plage
7.6/10 (334 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct access to a long sandy beachA great base for exploring the areaQuiet, relaxing atmosphereIdea...
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Val de Cantobre

Midi-Pyrénées | Nant
7.5/10 (31 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Picturesque with amazing viewsGreat area for canoeing and walkingIdeal for nature enthusiastsLong-ti...
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La Pinède

South West France | Les Mathes
8.7/10 (1161 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
7km from the beach6km from Palmyre ZooWater park with 5 waterslidesMini farm
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Verdon Parc

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Gréoux-les-bains
8.6/10 (1088 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Idyllic Provençal settingExplore the Verdon’s lakes and gorgGreat pool complexClose to Thermal Ba...
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Les Dunes

Languedoc-Roussillon | Torreilles
8.7/10 (730 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct beach accessMultiple activities and activitiesLarge pool complexIn the Pyrénées-Orientales
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Mayotte Vacances

South West France | Biscarrosse
8.3/10 (1307 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Excellent pool complexPrivate beachSpa and wellness centreTreetop adventure course
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La Plage d'Argens

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Saint Aygulf
8.7/10 (708 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Only 600m from the beachOn the banks of the Argens riverIn the heart of a protected areaExcellent aq...
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la Grande Métairie

Brittany | Carnac
8.3/10 (1203 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Fabulous pool complexLots of on site activitiesNear the beachClose to megalithic sites
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Les Chardons Bleus

Vendée | La Turballe
7.5/10 (265 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
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Le Clarys Plage

Vendée | St Jean de Monts
8.2/10 (49 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Fantastic pool complexShort walk to a huge sandy beachWalking distance to shops and barsIdeal for ch...
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Manor Farm

Interlaken | Unterseen
8.8/10 (67 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Stunning lakeside settingIdeal for exploring the regionGreat for walkers and cyclistsFree bus from s...
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Village Fabulous

Rome | Rome
7.8/10 (86 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Close to RomePerfect for an active holidayWonderful pool complexExcursions offered from the site
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Domaine La Yole

Languedoc-Roussillon | Valras Plage
7.7/10 (66 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Large water park and Spa500 m from the beachOnsite wineryFarm and tree climbing
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Les Vignes

South West France | Lit-et-Mixe
8.3/10 (406 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
new water park with lagoonFree shuttle to the beachslidescycle routes
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Almafra

Costa Blanca | Benidorm
8/10 (28 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Only 3 miles from BenidormGreat restaurant on siteClose to water park and theme parkRelaxed and coas...
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le Bois de Pleuven

Brittany | St Yvi
6.8/10 (232 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Indoor and outdoor poolsClose to traditional Breton townsFamily friendly campsiteFantastic onsite ac...
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(1) Amendments up to 7 days before arrival without giving any reason are only valid for campsites with the Vacanceselect or Tohapi logo and for accommodation with the blue tent symbol. Any amendments made within six weeks of departure, the holiday cost applied will be at the same or where applicable, at a higher rate. (2) If it is not possible to travel to your holiday destination, it is possible to change to another campsite or period free of charge from 10 days before arrival. If you want to change to another destination, this only applies to accommodation with the blue Vacanceselect logo. These can be found on the campsite page in the accommodation overview. If, according to the FCDO, it is not possible to travel to your holiday destination 10 days before arrival, you are entitled to a full refund (of course, in this case you can also change your booking free of charge as described above). If we have to cancel your holiday because of circumstances relating to COVID-19, you will receive a full refund.
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Pet-Friendly Camping: Our campsites that accept dogs and cats

Make the most of a wonderful camping holiday with your whole family, including your dog! Whether you prefer wild nature, the sea, mountains or even lakes, our campsites will exceed your outdoor holiday expectations. Why not plan a stay at one of our pet-friendly campsites? For a truly memorable holiday with your canine companion or feline friends, here is our selection of cat and dog-friendly campsites...

The top 3 regions where you can camp with your pet in splendid regional nature parks

For peaceful family holidays, stay at a campsite with your dog and strengthen your friendship! It's the perfect opportunity to discover new landscapes, reconnect with the great outdoors and enjoy new experiences.

Camping in Aveyron

Take a breath of fresh air in Aveyron and discover well-preserved and remarkable landscapes. Take advantage of the great outdoors in the region to explore the Causses du Quercy Regional Natural Park and try many outdoor activities: cycling, horse riding, canoeing, tree climbing or even paragliding! During walks with your four-legged friend. you can explore enchanting landscapes and natural wonders together, as well as stunning flora and fauna, such as peregrine falcons that nest on the cliffs.

Camping in Luberon

Discover the bliss of camping in the Luberon, a stunning area of natural beauty ideally located between the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the department of Vaucluse. Enjoy day trips to the most beautiful hilltop villages in France such as Roussillon and Gordes, or mountain biking in the heart of nature. In the Luberon Regional Natural Park, spend some time appreciating the diversity of the landscapes: hills, oak forests, plains, vineyards and orchards, before hiking to the summit of Mont Nègre perched at an altitude of 1125 meters where exceptional panoramas over the whole of Provence await.

Camping in Dordogne

For lovers of history, heritage and traditions, the marvellous Dordogne offer numerous fascinating and captivating experiences for a rich and unforgettable holiday. Fill up on nature in the Regional Natural Park of Périgord Limousin, where you can float gently down the meandering waters of the River Dordogne on a kayak. Push open the doors of age-old chateaux and castles in Périgord, explore the enchanting village of Saint Jean de Côle or venture into the medieval city of Sarlat with its stunning architecture and sophisticated gastronomy.

Why opt for a campsite in the heart of nature?

Camping in the heart of nature is the perfect opportunity to get away from city life, relax to the soothing sounds of songbirds and recharge your batteries, whether holidaying as a family, as a couple or with friends. Nature lends itself to all types of holidaymakers, sports enthusiasts or even history buffs! Here is a selection of campsites where you can spend a wonderful outdoor escape with your 4-legged friend.

Campsite Val de Cantobre, Aveyron

Campsite Val de Cantobre, located in the heart of the Grands Causses Regional Park, is a great destination to enjoy a family holiday with your pets. Offering you a great choice of mobile homes, the campsite is spread across 6.5 hectares and boasts bracing fresh air and incredible panoramas of the valley. Enjoy a brilliant outdoor escape to the fullest by exploring natural sites and undertaking exciting outdoor excursions, as well as taking the opportunity to learn the secrets of how to make the famous Roquefort cheese!

Campsite Domaine des Iscles, Luberon

Extending over 10 hectares, Campsite Domaine des Iscles enjoys an exceptional setting for lovers of the great outdoors! Equipped with numerous facilities, it is the ideal destination for recharging your batteries under the shade of pine trees. Blessed with direct access to a lake featuring a beautiful beach, a lively children's club for crazy days, several sports activities, a beautiful aquatic area and outdoor swimming pool, the campsite is pitch perfect for camping holidays in France.

Campsite Domaine de Soleil Plage, Dordogne

Located in Sarlat, in the heart of the Périgord Noir region, 5-star Campsite Domaine de Soleil Plage is situated in a remarkable setting overlooking the River. Beautiful excursions in nature await you, whether canoeing and fishing on the river, or hiking in the surrounding countryside. Children will be ecstatic due to the resort's fantastic aquatic area, heated swimming pool and numerous playgrounds, where they can enjoy outdoor activities all day long.

Campsite Holiday Marina, Provence-Alpes-Côte-Azur

If you dream of discovering the French Riviera, enjoy a comfortable camping holiday just 900 meters from the beach at the Holiday Marina. Nestled between the sea and mountains, enjoy the south of France and relax with your feet in the water at the pool or on the beach! Young and old will love the beautiful aquatic area and many activities offered by the campsite. A stay at Holiday Marina rewards guests with the opportunity to visit Sainte Maxime or Saint-Tropez, both just 15 minutes away from the campsite.

Campsite Le Marisol, Languedoc-Roussillon

For a relaxing holiday a stone's throw from the beach, Campsite Le Marisol is bordered by wild nature and sets the scene for outdoor breaks with an equal mix of recreation and relaxation. During you vibrant and varied holiday, you can enjoy horse riding or tree climbing in the heart of nature, swimming in the warm waters of the Mediterranean sea or lazing around the resort's beautiful aquatic area. Enjoy blissful moments at the relaxing wellness area and intriguing days trips to the village of Castelnou or the fortress of Salses.

Our tips for the perfect camping holiday with your pet

What are the conditions for bringing my pet to a pet-friendly campsite?

In certain campsites, we accept cats and dogs with microchips (outside category 1 and 2), provided you can present their up-to-date vaccination record.

What accommodation options at the campsite accept animals?

We offer different types of pet-friendly accommodation including pitches, tents or mobile homes. Please note, cats must be kept inside the accommodation and dogs are not permitted to stay alone in the accommodation.

What are the best activities to do while camping with your dog?

The best activity to enjoy while camping with your dog is most certainly walking in the grassy areas of the resorts. Please note, however, that dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.