6 fantastic beach campsites in Tuscany for families you will love
Looking for campsites in Tuscany for families for a relaxing and fun holiday? Check out this list of handpicked addresses of family-friendly campsites that tick all the boxes for beach location, pine tree forest setting, pools, variety of lodging options and kid-friendly atmosphere.
Tuscany is a wonderful destination for a family camping holiday in Italy.
The region has a long coastline with several stretches with sandy beaches and clean, shallow waters and it is very well equipped with campsites for families.
The most popular areas for camping in Tuscany with kids are the province of Grosseto (Donoratico, San Vincenzo) and the area of Mount Argentario, especially Albinia.
If you are looking at family camping ideas in this area, these are some suggestions worth considering.
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Paradu Resort, Marina di Castagneto Carducci (LI) – 4**** great camping in Tuscany for families who love to mix activities and relaxation
Paradu Resort is a wonderful campsite and holiday village on the Etruscan Coast, a wonderful stretch of Tuscan coastline with sandy beaches and great facilities.
The resort develops under a pine tree forest and arrives straight onto the beach, which here soft and clean.
In terms of accommodation, the village has pretty cabins with self-catering facilities, a restroom and a small private terrace.
In common areas, there is a wonderful pool with a deeper section and a shallower one for small kids, a playground for children, a play area with inflatables and a theater for kids’ entertainment in the evening.
During the day they run a junior club for kids, they have sport facilities for water sports, soccer, beach volley, and of course lovely restaurants and poolside / beach cafes.
What we loved about this campsite is that the activities on offer are varied but there is no pressure to join – if you want to rest and do your own thing, this is a good place for it!
We found this campsite to be absolutely wonderful for small kids but they also have activities for teens and they all seemed very happy!
What to see nearby: Paradu is on the beach but lovely wooded hills with historical hilltop towns are nearby and make it perfect if you want to mix time at the beach and sightseeing. Castagneto Carducci, Suvereto and Bolgheri are all lovely and Bolgheri is famous for wine too, should you want to go wine tasting while in Tuscany. Cavallino Bianco amusement park is nearby and fun for kids.
Several packages available (Camping bracelets). This is our top pick for a relaxed all-inclusive family vacation with tons to do but also the chance to just relax with your kids (or without, if they join the activities!). This campsite is popular with German visitors, English and German are widely spoken.
Find our full review of Paradu resort here or check prices and photos here. In terms of price point, this is listed as a 4-star campsite.
Park Albatross San Vincenzo (LI): all-inclusive family campsite in Tuscany for families who want tons of activities (small kids to teenagers)
Park Albatross is one of the best know and most popular family campsites in Tuscany and we know it via Eurocamp, one of the leading companies for all-inclusive camping vacations for families in Europe. Indeed, Park Albatross is incredibly well equipped for kids.
The camping village is located right on the sandy beach of the San Vincenzo area, home to some of the best beaches in Tuscany, and develops under a pine tree forest.
It has 6 pools, ranging from toddler to lagoon to Olympic size, waterslides, gelato shop, several restaurants, animation for the kids, kids club 4 to 10 years of age, and sports are including zipwire adventure, soccer and table tennis.
This campsite is very popular with English and Irish visitors, English is widely spoken.
This is a great pick if you have kids who love entertainment and if you loved the Eurocamp experience elsewhere and now want to repeat it on one of the best beaches in Tuscany.
This is one of the best campsites you can find if you have kids of different ages since it has activities on offer for small kids and teeneagers.
What to see nearby: immediately inland you have the lovely hilltop villages of Suvereto, Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, nice Bolgheri wineries, the wonderful Baratti Gulf. Florence is less than 2 hours by car. Cavallino Bianco amusement park is also naerby.
The camping is dog-friendly. All inclusive packages (with resort bracelets) are available. Have a look at prices and photos here.
Argentario Camping Village (GR) – lovely Tuscany campsite for families with lodges and tent pitches
Argentario Camping Village is located in Albinia, an area famous for its lovely sandy shoreline, and develops under the beautiful pine tree forest of Giannella, which is wonderful and offers respite from the sun.
The campsite has nice bungalows / cabins (lodges), villini (small villas/ apartments) with balconies or patio, pitch areas for tents and campervans.
The camping has wonderful kid-friendly pools with water games and slides, playground, theater for evening entertainment, kids activities during the day and of course access to the private beach and restaurants/ bars on site.
This is a lovely campsite popular with Italian and foreigner alike: the several lodging options mean you have a good variety of price points, making this a great campsite for most.
What to see nearby: this is one of the most famous areas of Tuscany, easy to reach from Rome, and right at the edge of Monte Argentario. Capalbio, Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole and Principina are pleasant towns and the wonderful area of Maremma is nearby too. The lovely Giardino dei Tarocchi and its colorful sculptures is nearby.
You can find offers, photos and prices here.
Il Gabbiano Camping Village (GR) – great, compact family campsite with a good option of lodging and tent pitches
Il Gabbiano Camping is again in Albinia and shares with other structures on this list a wonderful position between a pinetree forest and a sandy beach.
This is a lovely family-friendly campsite in Tuscany’s South with a relaxing atmosphere and nice accommodation options including bungalows, lodges, glamping and camping (piazzole, pitching areas, for tents, trailers and campervans).
As well as the beach, the campsite has a nice, kid-friendly pool, day and evening animation for kids and restaurant. This is a smaller campsite than others on this list and this is perfect if you want a cozier atmosphere.
What to see nearby: this is one of the most famous areas of Tuscany, easy to reach from Rome, and right at the edge of Monte Argentario. Capalbio, Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole and Principina are pleasant towns and the wonderful area of Maremma is nearby too.
You can find photos and prices here.
Podere Pianetti Agriglamping (LI) – lovely, small campsite for families who also want to explore the area
Podere Pianetti is a small, lovely campsite in Marina di Castagneto Carducci and it is next door from Paradu, described at the top of this post.
The campsites is different from others in this list as it offers accommodation in lodge tents and caravans, as well as tent pitches, rather than bungalows and hasn’t got the large equipment of big camping villages.
However, it has all you need and we had an amazing time here, which is why we wholeheartedly recommend it.
As well as a wonderful sandy beach 2 minutes walk from the campsite, you have a kid-friendly pool, outdoor Jacuzzi pools, playground, herb garden for cooking, small shop and regular evening social activities such as giro di pizza (pizza night).
The accommodation is very well equipped and spacious and we adored that you the car right outside the main door, which means you can go and explore any time you fancy.
This is our top pick if you want a campsite that is a good base for exploring the area rather than a destination in itself. We found this camping to be particularly loved by Italian and German visitors.
What to see nearby: Paradu is on the beach but lovely wooded hills with historical hilltop towns are nearby and make it perfect if you want to mix time at the beach and sightseeing. Castagneto Carducci, Suvereto and Bolgheri are all lovely and Bolgheri is famous for wine too, should you want to go wine tasting while in Tuscany. Cavallino Bianco theme park and the Tarocchi Garden are fun for kids and also nearby.
You can find photos and prices here.
Cieloverde camping, Principina (GR) – great Tuscany campsite for families who love sports
Cieloverde Camping is in Principina, one of the most beloved beach localities in Tuscany by families with small kids thanks to its lovely atmosphere and pretty beaches.
This family camping village develops under wonderful pine trees, opens up onto a lovely sandy beach and has nice facilities for families including swimming pools (a larger one and one for the kiddos), a playground, sports pitches for soccer, tennis, volleyball and archery and it is in a great location for windsurfing. It also offers bicycle hire and the option of horseriding excursions.
This is a lovely place for active families as it also has exercise areas. The park is dog friendly.
In terms of accommodation, you can choose between lodges/bungalows, ready tents and RV and tent pitches. Pizzeria and restaurant / steakhouse onsite. Find more info and prices here
What to see nearby: Principina is the perfect getaway to discover Maremma, the lovely town of Castiglion della Pescaia, Saturnia thermal springs. Florence is a couple of hours away.
I hope you found this list useful and a good starting point to find a camping in Tuscany for families that suits you. Safe holiday planning!
This list is a work in progress, I will keep adding names and e discover them. Please note that this list is based on our experience and that of friends: we do not accept paid placements from structures we do not now. We are however, booking.com affiliates and if you make a purchase through one of their links on this page, we may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.
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