All the latest French motorhoming & aires news for December
Now available, our new guide:
The Best Aires in France 2023/ 24
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591 great aires including 99 former Municipal campsites that have been converted into aires
Images of some of the
'Best Aires 2023/ 24
OUR MOTORHOME BOOKS
Best Aires in France
The 'Best Aires in France' Guide has 591 of the best stopovers throughout France. The guide has over 400 pages, over 500 photos & 90 pages of maps. Each aire has a detailed description, services available, number of pitches, prices, local amenities, opening times, location, GPS coordinates, directions & a recent review......
Great Motorhome Tours in France
The '50 Great Motorhome Tours' in France guides have tours ranging from 1 to 6 days, visiting all the regions of either southern or northern France with suggested locations for a stopover each night. Every tour has information on places of interest & local attractions with a map for each tour, photos & GPS coordinates...
Villages & Towns
The 'Most Beautiful Villages & Towns in France by Motorhome' guide visits 275 of the villages listed as well as the towns noted as 'Small Towns of Character' together with the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Full details of each location together with info on a nearby stopover...
Best Places to Visit
& Stay in France
The 'Best Places to Visit' guides cover the 11 former Northern regions of France or the 8 regions of Southern France. Visiting some of their most popular & picturesque locations with the visits having been researched and planned for a motorhome, with suggested nearby stopovers at each location. Visits include......
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Quiet, Easy & Traffic-Free
Cycle Routes in France
The 'Cycle Routes in Northern France' & 'Cycle Routes in Southern France' guides have 50 routes along old railway lines, canal/ river tow paths & Green lanes using aires or campsites as a stopover. The guides have detailed descriptions of the routes, maps, photos & stopover info More
Historical Tours in France by Motorhome
The 'Historical Tours in France' guide covers the 19 former regions of France, from Brittany in the north west to Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur in the south-east. These 45 history themed tours have been researched and planned for a motorhome, from times as recent as WWII, back through Napoleonic times to the middle ages & on to the Roman occupation of France........... More
50 Great Walks in Brittany & Normandy
starting from one of the 'Best Aires' in Brittany & Normandy
These walks have been chosen as those that can be undertaken starting & finishing from one of the aires included in our 'Best Aires in France' guide. One of the main problems that I have found in doing walks when motorhoming is that I have often found a walk that looks inviting only to be put off by the walk car park. Many times I have found height barriers that prevent me from parking my motorhome or sometimes the car park...........More
Coming to France in 2023 ?
Find out what is required to visit France after Brexit.
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A selection of useful
information when visiting
France in a motorhome,
What's on in France
See what's on in France
this month .......
Aire of the Month
The Aire of the Month for December, 2023 is the municipal aire (above) in Thiaucourt, Meuthe et Moselle (54). The aire is situated next to the tennis courts in a former campsite, on the west side of this small town, in a large tarmac/ gravel car park, with shade...........read more
For details of the
'Small Towns of Character' &
the 'Most Beautiful Villages' in France,
For a selection of some of the aires in our "Best Aires in France" guide, click here
Tours planned for motorhomes, click here
For the latest travel news in France & traffic info for the Channel ports, click here
Latest French diesel prices, click here
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Recent news items in our News Blog
2024 Tour de France
Slow down in town
Remember the Mountain law
Motorhome parking in Paris
Which Seaside Resorts to avoid?
CamperContact Aire of the Year
ZFE's too unpopular!
Worst drivers in Europe?
Radars on the increase
French aires are decreasing
Most congested French cities
to read any of the above news items, click here
Most Beautiful Towns
and Villages in France
Visit some of the most picturesque locations in France......
"Les Plus Beaux Villages de France" are 157 small villages with a rich natural heritage & at least two buildings listed as historic monuments.
"Little Towns of Character" are 148 small communes that have a rich architectural heritage & buildings of historical interest. Many of these locations also have an aire - see here for details.
New Book visiting these sites now available - click here
World Heritage sites in France
France has 45 sites that are on the UNESCO World Heritage list
UNESCO has listed 45 locations in France that are nominated as World Heritage sites, these include;
Cathedrals such as Amiens, Chartres & Bourges
Prehistoric sites, dwellings & caves
Roman monuments, theatres & aqueducts
Fortifications built by the military engineer Vauban
Chateaux of the Loire valley
Palaces at Versailles & Fontainebleu
The abbeys of Mont Saint Michel & Fontenay
The chain of volcanoes in the Massif Central
The banks of the Seine & Notre-Dame in Paris
The towns of Carcassonne, Provins, Albi & Strasbourg
.....& many more, see here