The life of an adventurer is yours! If you are already a fan of camping, you may like this option for a nature holiday: wild camping. It is a different practice from the bivouac, usually the prerogative of hikers, explains the media Dossier Familial.
They generally stay one night in their camp before returning or changing location. While wild camping is more for people who prefer to stay for several days in an area with little or no development. That is to say, outside urban areas, but without being too far from a city. Because these campers are generally equipped, moreover, with a motorized vehicle.
This practice is not prohibited in France, but it is however regulated in articles R111-32 to 34. In order not to be considered as outlawing, the camper must settle either in a public domain, or on private land. This is not necessarily an easy task since it is necessary to be able to obtain the authorization of the owner.
It all depends on the municipality or prefecture. By order, it can be decided to prohibit camping in certain public spaces, either permanently or temporarily.
In addition, camping is systematically excluded on:
Being caught in the act of camping on these places exposes you to a fine of €1,500.
According to Ouest-France, not all parks allow wild camping. Learn about accepted practices. Like the Armorique Regional Natural Park which prohibits campfires. Others simply prohibit pitching the tent. This is the case of the Marais du Cotentin et Bessin regional natural park, for example.
In addition, if you decide to camp in another country, be sure to find out about customs and customs. In Northern Europe, for example, especially in Sweden, Norway and Finland, the right of access to nature allows you to fall asleep under the stars.
Convinced ? The site specializing in the subject, Le Camping Sauvage recommends these few good gestures to ensure a pleasant stay for all: