As you probably know France is a very popular destination! Last year for example, France recorded 83.7 million visitors. Other important information, France shares borders with 8 different nations, which make it much easier to access and interesting to visit for motorcaravanners. So here is what you should know if you plan a motorhome trip to France.
Either you’re passionate about gastronomy, art, cinema, beautiful landscapes, history, sports… You will find all of it in France!
let’s start with the evidence: Paris. As Audrey Hepbrun said, Paris is always a good idea!
Discover magnificent views, take a café at a Parisian terrace, enjoy the rich cultural scene, go shopping at Champs-Elysées, and visit France’s Icon, the Eiffel Tower!
Le Mont saint Michel, the city of wine Bordeaux, the French Riviera la Côte d’Azur and the Valley de la Loire and its Castles are probably in the top 10 of must see places in France.
But France is full of historic, beautiful or picturesque sights, counts more than 30 World Heritage sites and over 32,000 villages. So the only rule while visiting France is to take your time, to fully enjoy the best of it!
What about roads?
The road network in France is very well maintained and accessible; however, autoroutes can be expensive and add a significant cost to your trip, but they are great for covering big distances.
Where to stay?
France counts more than 11,000 campsites and many service areas. Service areas are servicing points for motorhomes and most of the time free for an overnight stop. We recommend that you use CaraMaps‘ map tool to organize your route. Also, try the CaraMaps’ local hosts network, you will probably find the dream place for you and the experience will be unique.
Well as you can see, there is plenty of France to explore, so stop thinking about it and plan a motorhome trip to France, you will love it!
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