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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


Best Aires in France
2023/ 24

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...

Most Beautiful 
Villages & Towns
in France

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 
by Motorhome

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...... 

Also available in kindle

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 ?

Aires News

Find out what is required to visit France after Brexit.

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For news of the latest aires to open in France. click here


For useful info on French campsites click here

Useful Info

A selection of useful

information when visiting

France in a motorhome,

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What's on in France

See what's on in France

this month .......

Latest News 

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 more 

The CampingCar magazine Aire of the Year, 2022 is the private aire in Herteauville in Seine-Maritime (76) (included in our Best Aires Guide). See the News Blog for details.....

Whilst the CamperContact forum Aire of the Year, 2023 is the municipal aire in Neufchatel-en-Bray in Normandy (76) (also included in our Best Aires Guide).- go to the News Blog for details

For all the latest news on motorhoming in France,

click here for News Blog

Towns/ Villages

For details of the

'Small Towns of Character'    &

the 'Most Beautiful Villages' in France,

click here

Best Aires

For a selection of some of the aires in our "Best Aires in France" guide, click here


Tours planned for motorhomes, click here

Travel News

For the latest travel news in France & traffic info for the Channel ports, click here

Fuel Prices

Latest French diesel prices,  click here


Free Monthly Newsletter

To receive an email copy of our free newsletter each month covering travel/ traffic updates, weather, aires news, fuel prices, What's On in France & all aspects of motorhoming in France go to the Contact page

Latest News......

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

Unmissable sights of France

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