10 campsites for a natural stay in Béarn, prepare your holidays!

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Are you tempted by a camping holiday in Béarn? If you don't yet know where to pitch your tent, take a look at our selection of Pyrenees Atlantiques campsites. Are you looking for a friendly and family campsite, with a swimming pool or sports grounds, games and fun activities for children? Unless you prefer a quiet and upscale campsite, to relax and rest as a couple? To find your corner of paradise, here is our selection of 10 Béarn campsites.


Opening photo : © Le Camping des Gaves in Laruns


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1) Valentin campsite

In Laruns, in the Ossau valley, the Camping du Valentin is nestled between the Gave d'Ossau and the small stream that bears the sweet name of Valentin. In the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, in a wooded area, with a view of the Pyrenees mountains, you will spend a relaxing and exotic holiday. Heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, bowling alley and children's play area, relaxation awaits you! The campsite welcomes you in all seasons, especially in prestigious mobile homes for the winter.

  • The little extra : A hotel formula, in a mobile home and with all the associated services, per night.

It is not far from the Gourette ski resort. To enjoy your winter holidays, we take you skiing in Béarn (fr). And why not try out new winter sports and other winter activities?


valentine's campsite   valentine's campsite

Photos © Camping du Valentin

2) The Serbielle Farm

Do you want an original vacation? La Ferme Serbielle offers an authentic welcome to the farm. You will experience a real immersion in the heart of the Béarn region, near Navarrenx. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the farming world and sheep farming. You set up your tent, camper van or caravan directly in the pastures.

  • The little extra : A visit to the farm, with tasting of good local products.

Are you greedy and want to know more? We set off together on the Béarn cheese route.


Serbian farm   Serbian farm

Photos © La Ferme Serbielle

3) Pyrenees Nature campsite

With its shaded pitches and modern chalets, Camping Pyrénées Nature welcomes you for a family stay. Children can have fun in its brand new secure playground, while parents let off steam on the multisports grounds. Camping is also moments of sharing and conviviality. You will have the opportunity to have picnics with friends in the adapted areas, followed by a game of ping-pong or pétanque!

  • The little extra : Only 700 meters from Oloron-Sainte-Marie, you have a shuttle to reach the shops and services of the city.

Lovers of old stones will appreciate Oloron-Sainte-Marie, the oldest town in Béarn. It is located at the junction of Gaves d'Aspe and Ossau. The area is full of streams, rivers and lakes. These bodies of water have allowed the installation of aquatic leisure centers and numerous nautical activities. And if we went swimming in Béarn!


camping Pyrenees nature   camping Pyrenees nature

Photos © Camping Pyrénées Nature

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4) Camping des Gaves

In Laruns, Camping des Gaves promises you a nature and fun holiday. In a wooded park, you can put your tent or your suitcases in a charming wooden chalet. The environment is green and natural. To please young and old alike, you have a paddling pool, a swimming pool and a fun and relaxation pool.

  • The little extra : Its natural cabins and its 600 m² aquatic area.

In the surroundings, you will appreciate the many hikes in the heart of nature on the Grande Randonnée paths and those of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. The Gaves allow you to practice sliding sports, boating and of course swimming. But have you already tried Canyoning in Béarn?


camping des gaves

camping des gaves   camping des gaves

Photos © Camping des Gaves

5) Le Saillet campsite

On the border between Béarn and the Hautes-Pyrénées, Camping le Saillet is a good base for exploring the two regions. Depending on your comfort needs, you can choose a cottage, a bungalow, a caravan for 2 people. In this campsite, sports are in the spotlight with various fields : football, tennis, badminton, fronton, skateboard, bowling alley, table tennis area and above all its rafting base! It is directly accessible from the campsite, on the Gave de Pau.  

  • The little extra : Its rafting base, with equipment rental and professional support.

Near Lourdes and the bastide of Lestelle-Bétharram, are the caves of Bétharram. The route follows the path of the river that carved them out, on foot, by boat and by small train. The Bétharram Fathers Heritage Museum is dedicated to the religious mission of the Betharram Fathers.

the good idea The campsite is located near a trout fishing spot and you can book the Baniou fishing workshop (fr), for everyone from 8 years old.

camping le saillet

camping le saillet   camping le saillet

Photos © Camping le Saillet

6) Barétous Pyrenees campsite

In the Barétous valley, in Aramits, Camping Barétous Pyrénées adapts to all your desires. Mobile home, lodge tent, canvas bungalow, chalet, there really is something for everyone. They are located in a wooded park and are naturally shaded. A peaceful and serene vacation awaits you. To take care of yourself, you can relax by the swimming pool heated to 28 °, while the children have fun in the paddling pool. To prolong relaxation, you can book a jacuzzi or sauna session in the wellness chalet.

  • The little extra :Glamping ”, a glamorous camping concept, in a comfortable lodge tent.

For a winter stay, you can ski nearby, in the town of Arette, on the slopes of the Pierre-Saint-Martin massif. Fancy an original outing? And if we took a road trip in the Barétous valley on the Jurançon wine route (fr). If you want to live a real adventure, put on your speleologist's outfit to enter the largest underground room in the world, in the cave of La Verna.


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campsite barétous Pyrenees   campsite barétous Pyrenees

Pictures © Barétous Pyrenees campsite

7) Le Val du Gave campsite

In Gurmençon, Camping Le Val du Gave is a village of wooden chalets. On the banks of the Gave d'Aspe and not far from the small Gave du Baralet, this small campsite offers you peace and privacy. It is a campsite where everything is planned for families : swimming pool, outdoor play area, playhouse, trampoline, archery range...

  • The little extra : The outings organized in the Pyrenees Estives, to discover the profession of shepherd and daily life in a shepherd's hut at altitude. You can even share the shepherd's meal...

After gluttony, sport… In the beautiful valleys carved out by the Gaves du Béarn, here are our most beautiful bike rides. Depending on your level, you can even tackle the best passes of Béarn by bike!  

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To discover the wild flora and fauna of the Pyrenees, we recommend the Borce Bear Park.


campsite the valley of the gave aspe   campsite the valley of the gave aspe

Pictures © Campsite Le Val du Gave

8) Ayguelade campsite

Camping l'Ayguelade enjoys a very bucolic setting, on the banks of the streams that join the Gave d'Ossau and near the Lac de Castet. It is a very quiet campsite, as it welcomes owners of mobile homes who are residents of the year and who are involved in the preservation of the site. Some of them rent them out over several periods. The campsite also provides bare pitches for your tents, camper vans and caravans.

  • The little extra : Its two atypical accommodations , in " star camp " or " bivouac tent ".

On the site of the Community of Communes of the Ossau Valley, there are circuits to download (fr), departing from Bielle, Laruns, Louvie-Juzon..., there are some for all levels, from the greenway to the fort Difference in height, from the shortest (less than 3 km) to the longest (60 km), and for all tastes : passes, loops… If you are a good walker and you like the mountains, the ascent of the Pic d ' Escurets is an unmissable hike in the Ossau valley (fr).

the good idea The equestrian center " The horses of Benou " offers you a Pyrenean ride.

camping l'ayguelade

camping l'ayguelade   camping l'ayguelade

Pictures © Campsite l'Ayguelade

9) Beau Rivage campsite

Camping Beau Rivage combines a natural setting along the banks of the Gave d'Oloron and the proximity of the town of Navarrenx, with its shops, restaurants and its beautiful heritage. The wooden chalets give the campsite a very authentic character. On site, you have access to a swimming pool and a playground. You can enjoy the pleasures of water there : swimming, walking and fishing.

  • The little extra : The campsite is classified as " fishing accommodation ", with all the services associated with this label.

Navarrenx is famous for salmon fishing. You can do an initiation with professionals or participate in the salmon festival, which takes place in May. If you prefer a more cultural visit Navarrenx is one of the “ most beautiful villages in France ”.


beautiful shore campsite

beautiful shore campsite   beautiful shore campsite

Pictures ©   Beau Rivage Campsite

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10) Pyrénées Passion campsite

In Aren, Camping Pyrénées Passion is located on the banks of the Gave d'Oloron. It is a fly fishing lover's paradise. The campsite notably offers services to fishermen. The site is green with a beautiful view of the mountains. The owners welcome you to their mobile homes and lodge tents. It is a friendly and lively campsite during the summer, with themed evenings and concerts.

  • The little extra : Services for fishermen and proximity to the river.

You are between Vic-Bilh and the surroundings of Pau, in the heart of the Béarn wine region. How about tasting it in the cellars and vineyards of Béarn… Pau is a city steeped in history, with a very interesting heritage. Here is an overview of our visit to the royal capital of Pau.


camping Pyrenees passion

camping Pyrenees passion   camping Pyrenees passion

Pictures © Camping Pyrénées Passion


You are now well prepared to choose your campsite in Béarn, prepare your summer holidays in Béarn Pyrénées now!


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