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7-Day Burgundy Driving Route

18 Jul
Le-lac-des-Settons

Burgundy is a beautiful region of France most well known for its red and white wines. Packed with historic architecture and rolling countryside, Burgundy is perfect to explore in a motorhome, campervan or RV. Drive the short distances between towns whilst stopping and staying the night with vineyards, lakes or chateaus as your backdrop. Here […]

There is more to French Ardennes than the historic sites of The Great War

20 Jun
photo of Tournavaux

The Ardennes region of France is synonymous with the battlefields and commemorative sites of World War One. The region has seen greatly increased visitor numbers during The Great War centenary years of 2014 to 2018. I think the increase in tourism has caused this little known region to take a closer at its other tourism […]

Explore Beaujolais in a motorhome, but don’t mention the “Nouveau”!

31 Jan
Wine bottle pouring wine into glass on a wine barrel in front of a vineyard

Whilst eating out last week, I was reacquainted with one of my favourite wines, a Morgon from the Beaujolais region. Read on to find out about the ten Beaujolais appellations, where to take a Beaujolais motorhome tour and which Beaujolais is my favourite. (Hint: there’s nothing new about it!) Sadly, Beaujolais is all too often […]

The Lot Valley: Everything you ever wanted to know!

27 Sep

We recently explored a small area of the Lot Valley, in south-west France, taking our time to savour all the wonderful things that we particularly enjoy doing while the weather was sunny. Here are our highlights so that you can follow our motorhome trail with ease… Unlike many of France’s waterways, the Lot Valley is […]

How to sample the true Provence in one easy step

16 Aug

My romantic dream of what you might do in Provence, France turned into reality in one beautiful location! Read on to find out how… I don’t know about you but whenever I think of travelling through Provence in the autumn or early winter I get a somewhat clichéd, rose-tinted video of French activities streaming through […]