Enjoying the peaceful nature in the Haut-Languedoc

Enjoying the peaceful nature in the Haut-Languedoc

on 8 Nov 2019

Olle Vastbinder

Lots of holiday makers travel to the beaches of the South of France over the A7. The Route du Soleil, however, is more than simply a motorway to sunny weather. If you leave the motorway just after Lyon and drive west, you will soon arrive in some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in France. The nature parks Monts d’Ardèche, Cévennes, Grands Causses and Haut-Languedoc reach almost to the foot of the Pyrenees. It’s actually a...

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5 golden rules when motorhoming in France

5 golden rules when motorhoming in France

on 12 Sep 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

Like in the UK, the traffic rules for campervans and motorhomes are, in many cases, different in France. This can sometimes lead to ambiguous situations because, for example, how do you know where you can park your motorhome overnight? And what about the road signs that say motorhomes are not welcome? The following five rules will make camping in France un jeu d’enfant (a piece of cake).

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Ooh la la: the most beautiful French villages

Ooh la la: the most beautiful French villages

on 19 Aug 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

Always wanted to know which of France’s villages are the most popular among the French? Then you’re in luck! Because since 2012, the television programme ‘Le village préféré des Français’ has been allowing French viewers to vote on their favourite villages. The results are very useful for foreign visitors and this year’s list (comprising 14 villages) is again full of little gems. Take a look yourself…

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Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

Do’s and don’ts on Black Saturday

on 24 Jul 2019

Tom Haze

No one wants to start their holiday off by sitting in a traffic jam for hours on end. Of course you can always choose to set off on a different day, but sometimes you don’t have any choice. For instance the accommodation you’ve booked might have fixed arrival days. I’ve compiled a few do’s and don’ts for the infamous Black Saturday in France, and also a few tips for if you do end up in a traffic jam.

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Enjoy camping in the Hérault

Enjoy camping in the Hérault

on 23 Jul 2019

Jeroen Timmermans

The Hérault is a region of France with all the ingredients for a relaxing camping holiday. A varied landscape, comfortable campsites, atmospheric towns, delicious food, great weather and friendly people. I was there last in April. I discovered street art in Sète, a botanical garden in Montpellier and a local market in Sommières. I’ll share my tips with you in this blog!

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