10 Most Popular Campsites in France, Spain & Italy of 2011

Traffic data from I Spy Camping’s near half-million visitors in 2011 has been used to determine the 10 most popular camping destinations of the year.

Chateau des Ormes, Dol-de-Bretagne1. Chateau des Ormes, Dol-de-Bretagne is situated in Northern Brittany, within easy driving distance from St Malo and the ferry ports of Cherbourg and Caen. It has a 4-star rating and offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex, evening entertainment and sports facilities.
Castell Montgri, Costa Brava2. Castell Montgri, Costa Brava is the first of two campsites to make the top 10 list from the Costa Brava. It has a Spanish 1st class rating and offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex with waterslides, kids clubs, adventure play areas, sports facilities, including football pitches. It is a large and lively campsite, popular with families with teenage children.
Le Vieux Port near Biarritz3. Le Vieux Port near Biarritz is located in the popular seaside resort of Messanges in the small department of Pays Basque, between the Pyrenees, Spain and the larger department of Landes in South West France. It has a 5-star rating and offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex, evening entertainment, sports facilities and much, much more.
St Avit Loisirs, Camping in the Dordogne4. St Avit Loisirs, Dordogne is one of France's first 5 star camping sites. The campsite is a member of the prestigious Les Castels group of campsites. It is located in the Dordogne between Sarlat and Bergerac. The campsites offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex with waterslides, kids clubs, adventure play areas, sports facilities, including Tennis and a buggy trek.
Marina di Venezia, Venice5. Marina di Venezia, Venice is located in Cavallino Treporti on the Venetian Riviera. This large campsite, about 30 mins from Venice, offers quality throughout, from its large outdoor swimming pool complex with waterslides to amazing extraveganzas in the evening.
Vilanova Park, Costa Dorada6. Vilanova Park is situated in the resorts of the same name, close to Salou and 30 minutes from the beautiful Barcelona the Catalan capital. The area has an abundance of sandy beaches. The campsite has a Spanish 1st class rating and is open all year round. It offers a range of large outdoor swimming pool, as well as an indoor pool, evening entertainment and spa.
Sol a Gogo, Vendee7. Sol a Gogo is located in the popular Vendee, in the resort of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez. This campsite has a 4-star rating and offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex, a super indoor pool and many sporting facilities.
Yelloh! Village Le Ranolien8. Yelloh! Village Le Ranolien, Brittany is located on the Granite Coast, so named for the pink hue that can be found on the rocks that line the coastline in this part of Brittany. The campsite has a 4-star rating and offers a large outdoor swimming pool complex with waterslides, evening entertainment, sports facilities, including football pitches and tennis courts. The campsite's closest ferry port is Roscoff.
Campsite El Delfin Verde, Costa Brava9. El Delfin Verde, Costa Brava, with its trademark dolphin-shaped outdoor pool, is a popular campsites for many families. The area is blessed with many golden sandy beaches and is within easy reach of the Pyrenees, Barcelona and 2 international airports. If you are staying at El Delfin Verde, take a trip to Figueres and visit Salvador Dali's pink castle museum; you won't be disappointed.
Yelloh! Village Club Farret10. Yelloh! Village Club Farret is located in the heart of the seaside resort of Vias and within easy walking distance to the beach. The campsite itself has a large swimming pool complex and many facilities to keep everyone in your family entertained. Nearby are historical towns like Beziers, Agde and Sete. And don't forget the picturesque Canal du Midi.