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How to have the perfect campervan trip to medieval Carcassonne

14 Jun
Carcassonne medieval citadel's ramparts

The medieval citadel of Carcassonne in southern France is a must-see destination. But can you park an RV, motorhome or campervan anywhere near this incredibly popular tourist destination? Read on to find out… We can answer that Carcassonne parking question with our recent, personal experience. We just spent a couple of days in the region…

Six new cygnets at Villeneuve-Sur-Yonne!

31 May
Two adult swans with six cygnets on the River Yonne, France

If you head for Villeneuve-Sur-Yonne (just 7kms from our depot) in a motorhome or campervan this summer you will be greeted by some seriously cute new arrivals. The proud parents of these six cygnets have been trying to start a family for the last couple of years. They have finally achieved it and news of…

Why bikes are a must-have for the best motorhome trip ever

19 Apr
Two bikes onthe back of a motorhome

An Easter visit to Chablis reminds us why we usually take bikes on every motorhome trip, but forgot this time! We had friends visiting from the UK for Easter weekend and, as we are currently of no fixed abode (we’re taking our time to find our “forever” house in Burgundy), we decided to take a…

The best guides for motorhome travellers in Europe

22 Mar
The best guides for motorhome travellers in Europe

Vicarious Books – great European guides and books for motorhome travellers Every time we think we know the whole range of European motorhome guides available from this great British company, they tell us about a new one! Vicarious Books’ latest e-mail has alerted us to the availability of an Italian guide to motorhome parking and…

ANZAC Day is just two months away – plan your trip now

01 Mar
ANZAC Day, 25 April 2017, is just two months away - plan your trip now

Every year we’ve been in business, some of our antipodean clients have hired our campervans and motohomes to visit Villers-Bretonneux for the ANZAC Dawn Remembrance Service. With just two months to go, we thought we’d help anyone thinking of coming over for this year’s commemoration with a suggested itinerary and useful links. Every 25th April,…

Why 2017 French school holiday dates are a good time to visit France

11 Jan
Why 2017 French school holiday dates are a good time to visit France

Make the most of 2017 French school holiday dates with more festivals, fairs, events and foodie markets to enjoy with no real need to worry about traffic. In last week’s blog we told you about public holidays in France. Continuing on from there, we thought it would be helpful to give you the French school…

Lot delivers everything you’d desire on a campervan trip

02 Nov

The medieval town of Figeac provides the perfect setting for the second part of our trip to the Lot department: a bustling Saturday market, hearty food, interesting driving and gorgeous autumnal colours. There’s so much to tell you of our recent wonderful weekend away in the Lot department that I made it a two-part story;…

A weekend visit to Rocamadour in Lot, near the Dordogne

26 Oct

We just spent a weekend in “Lot”, discovering yet another beautiful area of France.  All my blogs about France seem to start the same way: “I had no idea this area was so pretty and interesting…”, but I suppose that is because most of France just is! There’s so much to tell you of our…