Camping near volcanos – part 2

on 22 Feb 2018

A few weeks ago, I told you that the Auvergne is more than worth your while for a great motorhome tour or other type of camping holiday. The region that is very popular among skiers in the winter is a Valhalla for those who love the countryside in the summer. And as it is so easy with a motorhome, after Auvergne we had a quick stop over in the Ardèche and we visited a few acquaintances at a campsite in Burgundy. Besides great places to stop and...

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Camping near volcanoes – part 1

on 15 Feb 2018

No, I didn’t go on holiday to America, Iceland or some other faraway destination. In fact, you can see volcanos just over the channel. They are as close as France, in the Auvergne region to be precise. That France is a very popular country among many European campers doesn’t make it any less fun and exciting. I bet you will also be pleasantly surprised when you see the splendour you encounter there and on route. I would like to share my tips...

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8 European hotspots for 2018

on 9 Feb 2018

You’ve seen the Eiffel Tower, you know the Ramblas like the back of your hand and you’ve seen every inch of the Colosseum. What you want for 2018 is the wow-factor from new destinations and undiscovered locations. Let us inspire you with eight European locations that might not yet have made it to your list. 1. Leeuwarden Capital of Culture (the Netherlands) This year’s European Capital of Culture is not to be missed. In and around Leeuwarden,...

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10 destinations with a remarkable history (part 1)

on 31 Oct 2017

Many destinations in Europe have a remarkable history. Places that have become the stage for important cultural and political events. We have drawn up a list of 10 of these destinations, all with great campsites nearby so you can enjoy a camping holiday with a healthy dose of culture and history! The first part comes this week, the second part will be available in a week or two. 1. Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy (France) This castle, located slightly...

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How does the breathalyser test in France work again?

on 31 Jul 2017

The alcohol tester (or breathalyser) is something many holidaymakers are familiar with. Since 2012, drivers on French roads need to have 2 tests with them. These days, you no longer get a fine if you don’t have them, but it’s still useful to buy them. In this article, we’ll tell you why. UPDATE 2020: From May 2020 an alcohol tester is no longer obliged  when you drive through France by car.  The idea behind making this...

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