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Great Cycle Route – Atlantic to Mediterranean

This is fantastic – You can cycle the whole way from Bordeaux near the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea along green cycle routes (voies vertes) and canals. There is lots of information and maps available at http://www.canal-et-voie-verte.com/index.php. You could do all or part of it.

Visit Carcassone, Toulouse, Beziers and other fantastic French places en route along the Canal du Midi, Canal de la Garonne and Voie Verte cycle route.

Eurocamp and Keycamp offer campsites on the coast 80km from the beginning of the route at Biscarrosse and there are lots of great campsites on and near the Mediterranean to chose from at the end in Languedoc Roussillon.

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2011 in camping, France, holiday

 

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Websites to Help You Save Money When Holidaying in France

I found a couple of interesting websites this week which might be worth investigating if you are looking for holiday bargains.

First of all there is a ticket observer website http://www.ticketobserver.fr/ which might find you some deals on tickets for tourist attractions in France. It might also give you some ideas of places to visit near where you are camping.

And the other website I found is the French Groupon site http://www.groupon.fr/ I follow this in the UK and have managed to get some deals for restaurant meals. You have to follow a particular city so I imagine you could follow the city near where you are planning to go on holiday. I have done this for France and it came up straight away with a farm visit and also an F1 simulator experience near where we are going on holiday as well as a deal for a weekend at a Gite – so could be worth trying out.

Has anyone got any experiences of these sites – either good or bad to let us know about ? Or any other useful sites to recommend ?

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2011 in camping, France, holiday

 

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Changing Trains in Paris

If you are travelling by train to France this summer for your camping holiday then you may find you need to change trains in Paris. An excellent website which tells you how to do this is :
http://www.greentraveller.co.uk/blog/french-connections-how-change-stations-paris
The excellent rail service in France with trains taking you in a matter of hours to the South of France (journey time London to Nice is now about 6 hours !) is definitely worth considering among your travel options.

 
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Posted by on March 9, 2011 in camping, France, holiday

 

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Motorhoming in France

If you are looking for some excellent places to stop for one night while motorhoming in France then have a look at the sites mentioned in http://www.france-passion.co.uk/

They are situated all over France and included places such as farms and vineyards.

The only requirement is for you to use Aires (motorway stopovers-see book below) to empty your septic tank and fill up with water as the France Passion sites do not offer these facilities.  And another “requirement” which I am sure you will willingly take part in is to buy and try out the local produce and specialities of the area.

 
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Posted by on March 9, 2011 in camping, France, holiday

 

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Beautiful Village France Travel App

The Beautiful Villages France app for iphone looks like a must-have if you are planning on holidaying in France next year.

It uses GPS to pinpoint where you are as you drive around and alerts you if there are any particularly nice villages nearby to visit. What a great idea !

To find out more click here : http://www.easytravelapps.com/beautiful_villages_france.html

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Posted by on November 22, 2010 in camping, France, holiday

 

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Indigo Campsites

Here are some lovely “back to nature” campsites in some lovely places in France including the Ile de Noirmoutier and Ile d’Oleron – “Indigo Campsites”.

Camping Indigo Website : http://www.camping-indigo.com/en/nature-campsites.html
2010 Brochure : http://www.camping-france.fr/brochure/catalogue/index.html

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Posted by on September 17, 2010 in camping, France, holiday

 

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