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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Get off the campsite, and out onto the walking trails!

Get off the campsite, and out onto the walking trails!

on 12 Jun 2019

Marieke Krämer

A vigorous walk through the mountains, woods, or heathland. Or a short leisurely stroll along a river in the morning or evening. Walking is one of the most popular holiday activities. And camping and walking of course are the perfect combination.

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75 years after D-Day: visit the historic locations

75 years after D-Day: visit the historic locations

on 6 Jun 2019

Bram Kuhnen

Normandy is a region with plenty of natural beauty. Rugged cliffs along the coast give way to wide sandy beaches. Further inland the dunes slowly make way for green fields and woodland. But it will of course always be a region that will be associated with the 1944 D-Day invasion. I’ll show you five historic spots that not only played an important role during D-Day, but which are still very special places to visit.

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