Welcome to MotorhomingFrance
MotorhomingFrance is a website which is designed to be an invaluable resource for anyone who visits or plans to visit France in a motorhome. The site covers various aspects of motorhoming in France - a comprehensive French Aires & Campsites database, Travel Articles, Motorhome Tours, Tourism information, News, Letters, Adverts, Forum & much more! At present on the site we currently have:
THE MOST DETAILED FRENCH AIRES DATABASE ON A UK WEBSITE
* ALL AIRES ARE NOW STAR RATED FOR EASY REFERENCE
DETAILED INFO ON 2,003 AIRES
DETAILED INFO ON 202 CAMPSITES
OVER 6,000 IMAGES
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NEW THIS MONTH
FRENCH MOTORHOMING NEWS for OCTOBER:
French Traffic, Aires News, Weather,
Tolls to rise, Motor Show,
Jazz Festival & much more...
AIRE of the MONTH: Vieillevie in the Cantal(15)
23 MORE AIRES ADDED THIS MONTH - we now have over 2,200 places to stay in our database.
NOW INCLUDES COMPLETE LIST OF "THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES IN FRANCE"
WHAT'S IN THIS WEBSITE?
A comprehensive & detailed directory of over 2,200 aires & campsites throughout France -- each entry has a location map, GPS coordinates, directions, details of facilities, prices, images, a full description & the majority of sites also have an independent review.
Over 100 downloadable motorhome tours throughout France -- ranging from 1 day in length to 7 days.
Tourist information for every Region & each Department in France including photos, places of interest, museums, monuments, etc.
Daily weather forecasts for mainland France, Latest French Fuel Prices & live webcams throughout the country
A complete listing of all the Municipal Campsites in France that are Open All Year - arranged in order of regions/ departments keep reading
Listed below is our current database of British owned campsites in France, together with their website/ contact details. This page covers the regions from Aquitaine to Midi-Pyrenees. The rest of the campsites are covered in Page 2 keep reading
A Guide to using "Vélib" - a Self Service "bike hire" system available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi pick up and drop off locations to allow you to pick up your bike from one service point and drop off at another keep reading
5 of the best Tourist Attractions in France that allow the possiblity of a stopover, these include the Medieval Town of Provins, the WWII Memorial village of Oradour sur Glane, the Peugeot Car Museum at Sochaux, the Mouton Village at keep reading
Catching a late ferry over to France & stuck for somewhere to stay or coming back on an early ferry & needing to stay near to the port to avoid a very early start. This is a problem that has happened to me on several occasions & it is often difficult to come up with a suitable compromise -- parking in the ferry terminal car park is not always the best of solutions keep reading
The top French motorhome magazine "Camping-Car" held a survey of its readers in 2007 to decide which, out of the many aire de services in France, are the best in respect of quality, location & cleanliness. The following list of 150 aires represents the most popular locations as decided by French motorhomers keep reading
Every year, the readers of the French motorhome magazine "Camping-Car" vote for their "Commune de l'Annee" -- the town or village that they consider to have the best aire de service in France. The winner of the 2007 poll, which was announced at the end of last year, keep reading
The standard & quality of the aires in France vary considerably & factors such as their location, surroundings, facilities & available amenities all have a bearing on what makes a good aire. Each year since 1992, the French monthly motorhome publication "Camping-Car Magazine" has held a poll to decide which town or village in France has the best Aire de Service in the country keep reading
A WEEKEND IN CHARTRES: If the ancient city of Chartres in the Eure-et-Loir department is not on your itinerary when visiting the Centre region of France then you are making a serious omission. Located about 90km south west of Paris, this historic city has a spectacular cathedral that has been awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site & together with a wide variety of medieval buildings this does make it a really good stopover. keep reading
CHATEAUX OF THE CATHARS PART 2: The second part of the route going from Chateau d'Arques via Chateau de Termes & Felines-Termenes, Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes, the villae of Lagrasse, Trebes, the Fout Chateaux of Lastours & on to the Medieval City of Carcassonne keep reading
VISITING PARIS IN A MOTORHOME: Capital cities, with their associated traffic problems & congestion, are not always at the top of your average motorhomers list of favourite places to stay and Paris is probably no exception but to miss out on the many & varied attractions that Gay Paris has to offer would be "tragique" keep reading
LES VIGNES, LIT-ET-MIXE: Les Vignes is a large village style campsite with the majority of pitches being used for static caravans. The touring pitches vary from either 100m2 to 200m2 in size. All are level, sandy, have 10A electric and water connections and some have drainage.......... keep reading
TURQUANT: Parking here is behind the church in this small village close to the Loire River, in a very nice medium sized parking area .. VALANJOU: Nicely situated next to a small lake & a children's play area, this Aire is surrounded by farmland, yet is only 300m away .... keep reading