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From the rugged scenery of the Alps to stunning sandy beaches and cosmopolitan cities full of amazing architecture and fabulous food – there’s a reason France is one of the most popular camping and caravanning destinations in the world. If you’re planning your next trip to this country of culture, don’t miss our in-depth guides to camping in France.

Revelling in the Art of Slow Travel

Rob Fearn | 15 Sept 2023 | Read time: 4m 12s

Creating Memories at Your Own Pace, Connecting with the World Around You, and Savouring the Journey's Every Flavour
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Where to go in September: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 24 Aug 2023 | Read time: 6m 48s

September offers an ideal window to explore Europe, as the summer crowds disperse, pleasant weather prevails, and the vibrant autumn hues begin to grace the landscapes. With milder temperatures, shorter queues at popular attractions, and a more authentic local experience, it's a prime month for an enriching European getaway.
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Embracing the Road Less Travelled

Siobhan Daniels | 22 Aug 2023 | Read time: 3m 31s

Ah, the allure of the open road, the scent of adventure hanging in the air! As I stood on the cusp of a journey that would take me across the English Channel to the enchanting landscapes of France, I couldn't help but feel a mix of excitement and trepidation.
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A Solo Motorhome Trip to France at 64

Siobhan Daniels | 21 Aug 2023 | Read time: 2m 44s

I've got a story to share that's been a long time coming. It's about stepping out of my comfort zone, dealing with uncertainties, and taking on a challenge.
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Lacanau Pro Surf Event in France

Peter Stannett | 17 Aug 2023 | Read time: 5m 58s

Every year, as the summer sun warms the sands of Lacanau, a wave of excitement sweeps across the beach. It's not just the promise of perfect surf that has everyone buzzing, but the anticipation of an event that has become a highlight of the surfing calendar - the Lacanau Pro.
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Campsites for the Olympic Games - Paris 2024

Rob Fearn | 3 Aug 2023 | Read time: 41m 44s

Camping is a popular way to visit France, and with the 2024 Paris Olympics taking place just over the Channel, we're expecting bumper bookings on many campsites throughout this sports-mad country.
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Experience the Magic of the Festival D'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes

Peter Stannett | 2 Aug 2023 | Read time: 4m 36s

Imagine a night sky illuminated by a symphony of lights, colours, and sounds. This is the Festival D'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes, a spectacle that lights up the French Riviera every summer. If you plan to attend this dazzling event, here's everything you need to know.
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Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Rob Fearn | 26 Jun 2023 | Read time: 3m 45s

The 6th of June 2024 will mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day, an opportune time to reflect on the historic events that unfolded along the Normandy coast in the days that followed.
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Unwind in Aquitaine: Camping Adventures in Southwest France

Rob Fearn | 19 May 2023 | Read time: 5m 30s

Camping is a fantastic way to explore Aquitaine, a beautiful region located in southwestern France. Aquitaine is well known for its diverse landscapes, including stunning coastlines, rolling hills, lush vineyards, and charming villages.
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The Connoisseurs’ Coast

Rob Fearn | 19 Apr 2023 | Read time: 7m 30s

The Côte d’Azur owes its name to the gorgeous blue colour of the sea and, with vast expanses of golden...
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Explore Northern France on a Caravan or Motorhome Holiday

Rob Fearn | 12 Apr 2023 | Read time: 9m 12s

If you have a couple of weeks to spare and don't fancy the long trek to Provence, the Dordogne or the Côte d’Azur, why not take a motorhome holiday and explore Northern France? With your own wheels, you can see the sights at your own pace, stopping for a roadside pique-nique of baguette and fromage, whenever you like.
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Six (or Seven) French Tunnels

Rob Fearn | 29 Mar 2023 | Read time: 5m 42s

With railways, roads and even canals, France is home to many underground engineering feats.
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Fantastic Châteaux & Where to Find Them

Rob Fearn | 27 Mar 2023 | Read time: 11m 3s

Castles can be found throughout Europe. But only France has such a wealth and variety. In this, the first of our two part look at French châteaux we peer over the battlements of some of the most illustrious, attention-seeking, headlining grabbing châteaux.
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The Alan Rogers guide to the French Regions

Rob Fearn | 22 Mar 2023 | Read time: 1m 28s

In January 2016, the Assemblée Nationale of France adopted 13 new administrative regions, down from the previous 22. The Parliament's aim was to reduce costs and simplify bureaucracy.
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9 French Bridges

Rob Fearn | 14 Mar 2023 | Read time: 4m 54s

Well known for its architecture, France boasts some amazing bridges, here we've picked 9 of our favourites...
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Islands and Overseas Regions of France

Ben Tully | 4 Mar 2023 | Read time: 9m 58s

During Napoleon lll's rule in the mid to late 1800s, France colonised several overseas territories, and with Britain restoring ownership of some territories to France, Napoleon doubled the size of his empire.
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Seafood of Normandy

Rob Fearn | 20 Feb 2023 | Read time: 4m 38s

Normandy is synonymous with many things: 1066 and all that. The D-Day Landing Beaches. Calvados and orchards. But its seafood is a stand out feature of this slow paced, bucolic region.
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The Dordogne - Royal Variety Show

Russell Wheldon | 10 Feb 2023 | Read time: 4m 13s

I well remember visiting the Dordogne (as we British usually refer to it) for the first time and feeling...
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A Brief History of the Humble Croissant

Russell Wheldon | 8 Feb 2023 | Read time: 5m 12s

Standing at the counter of a French boulangerie or patisserie can be a daunting affair. Confronted by a dizzying array of tempting treats and baked delights, it can be hard to make a choice, let alone know what you are asking for.
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Events that shaped France

Rob Fearn | 3 Feb 2023 | Read time: 7m 0s

France has been shaped over the centuries by countless events. Some well documented, others less immediately obvious. But all played a part in creating a France that we know and love today.
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