If you're looking for your next camping holiday destination then Picardy and the Hauts-de-France have everything you need for a fantastic break packed with sport and nature, culture and relaxation, a change of scene and good times. From the Baie de Somme's endless sandy beaches and Picardy's beautiful “Towns of Art and History” to the regional nature parks between the Flandre and Artois and the Côte d'Opale's spellbinding scenery, your camping holidays in Picardy Nord-Pas-de-Calais, now the Hauts-de-France, have surprises in store!
The best tourist attractions in Picardy and the Pas-de-Calais near the campsite
The 4* Camping des Roses in Quend-Plage is the perfect destination for a wonderful holiday in the Baie de Somme, one of the world's most beautiful bays. With family or friends, relax on land and sea, soak up the joys of swimming and water sports, visit the charming sea resorts of Le Crotoy and Fort-Mahon-Plage, wander through the floral streets in the medieval town of Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme or the endless beach in Cayeux-sur-Mer. You'll love having a walk or horse ride in the pine forests, watching the seals at the Pointe du Hourdel, crossing the Baie de l'Authie, Le Marquenterre dune and the Hâble d'Ault's bird reserve. Camping holidays in Picardie Maritime are ideal for art and history-loving holidaymakers. Here you'll find Saint-Vulfran Church in Abbeville, Saint-Esprit Chapel in Rue, Saint-Riquier Abbey and the Abbey and gardens in Valloires deep in the Authie Valley...Upon arrival at Camping des Roses, feel free to talk to our team who will advise you on the must-see sites!
Must-visits during your stay in the Hauts-de-France
In terms of heritage, campers can visit countless “Towns of Art and History” and the best historical and cultural sites in the region such as the Montreuil-sur-Mer ramparts, Amiens Cathedral, Lille old town, Citadelle Vauban in Arras and the UNESCO World Heritage belfries in the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Somme regions. The Nord-Pas de Calais’ mining region has been listed as a UNESCO site since 2012 and is certainly worth a trip. During your camping break in the Hauts-de-France, the Château de Chantilly and 15th century Château de Rambures are top Picardy tourist attractions and should definitely be on your list of cultural visits. The region isn’t just about culture; the Hauts-de-France is home to major First World War sites such as the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette French War Cemetery and Vimy, its trenches and Canadian Memorial. As for nature, Picardy and the Hauts-de-France have a wide array of landscapes and a variety of leisure activities for children and adults. Must-visits during your Hauts-de France camping break include Cap Blanc Nez and Cap Gris Nez that have been awarded “Grand Site de France” status and the capes’ impressive silhouette will amaze you. The tallest cliffs reach up to 134m!
Whilst we’re talking about the Côte d'Opale, the Marais Audomarois is a fantastic wetland reserve with incredible natural heritage in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. You can walk, cycle or sail through the labyrinth of water and nature. Picardy is also famous for having the biggest forest group in Europe. Your camping break between Picardy and the Pas-de-Calais will be your chance to explore prime Picardy forests including Le Crécy between Abbeville and Berck.
For an unforgettable family day out in the Hauts-de-France, the campsite recommends you visit the famous Parc Astérix in Plailly, Dennlys theme park in Dennebroeucq, Parc Bagatelle in Merlimont (the oldest theme park in France) or the Mer de Sable near Ermenonville in the Oise.