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The French camping: a flourishing industry The camping has a central place among the forms of tourist accommodation in France. The country is the second place in the world where people are very interested in camping. It just comes behind the USA with a fleet of six million campers. France’s campsites annually welcome approximately two million of tourists coming from all over Europe. It’s a form of tourist accommodation that enjoys an excellent reputation among all social classes. In fact, no less than 80% of French holidaymakers believe that camping offers many benefits that other tourism-related infrastructure do not necessarily offer, including the proximity to nature. Affordable services to all users Thanks to various types of accommodation adapted to all social classes as well to fit every budget and by offering a variety of services during the holydays (water slides, pools and indoor swimming pools, restaurants, groceries, laundry, bar…), camping attracts a large portion of tourist. However, it exists a veryspecific campsites limitedto a very specific clientele. As an example, you ca find nudism campsite reserved for naturist only. Inclosing, French camping is a very flourishing industywith a potential of generating annually2 billion eurosin terms of turnover.