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  1. N

    Our French road trip

    We have recently returned from a 2.5 week trip around France in our camper van and I thought it might be usual for others if I gave an overview of our holiday and where we stayed etc. Our adventure began at Dover where we used the ferry to Calais. It was the Friday that it all went wrong in...
  2. The Ham

    Why no traffic reports when in France with discover media?

    Drive to Eurotunnel traffic reports working fine, soon as I hit France it has TMC with a line through it. Anybody know why?
  3. blue32a

    A month in France

    Heading to Newhaven today to catch the ferry to Dieppe for 4 weeks adventure roadtrip touring France in the camper. It’s me, my wife and our 4 year old son. No plans other than 1 week booked at a campsite at Lac Sanguinet south of Bordeaux. Planning to just go with the flow and stay at Aires...
  4. True Romance

    PCR test and passager location form for France.

    Hi, anyone had to complete a PCR test for travel into France? If so who did you use? Also did you need to complete the passager location form? Thanks.
  5. R

    Diesel Prices on the continent

    As the title says, what is the price of diesel in France compared to the UK? Is it less expensive to fill up over here or over there?
  6. F

    Will my sat-nav work when I’m in France?

    Hi will my sat nav work in France? I think it the media one Has the option and when I put the sat nav post code it works. But then I’m thinking will it actually work over there ?
  7. Blind-dog

    Transporter HQ V2 lights with LED bulbs, where to place beam convertors for Europe

    Hi All, we're heading off to France in a couple weeks to drive down to Italy - Autohaus T6 Campervan with Transporter HQ aftermarket headlights with their LED bulbs. Will likely use Mont Blanc tunnel route so need to be sure where not dazzling oncoming traffic - does anyone know how to work...
  8. Guppy

    WiFi Abroad

    Anyone any recommendations for computer internet access when abroad......what do people use??? Guppy
  9. R

    St Omer

    We have booked Chateau du Gandspette near St Omer in August. We have never been there before and were wondering what do you recommend to do with the family in the local area? Thanks in advance for your suggestions.
  10. Dave Potts

    Euro Disney/French Trip Advise

    Anybody taken their van to Eurodisney? Easy enough? Camping nearby? Thanks
  11. Sabre

    1st EU Roadtrip

    I'm off to France and Switzerland tomorrow and think we have everything sorted. Anyone got any tips, hints or gotchas to pass on before I leave?
  12. J

    France Crit’Air vehicle category?

    Hello, heading France this summer and getting my Crit’Air stick. I have a T6 Kombi and wondered if people know what vehicle category it is? M1 passenger or N1 light utility ? thanks
  13. N

    Campsite near Dijon

    Evening everyone. We are sorting our summer road trip and we have the following planned: 1 x night Calais (Chateau Gandspette) - booked 1 x night Dijon (not booked) 5 x nights campsite Lake Annecy - booked 3 x nights chalet Bourg St Maurice - booked 3 x nights campsite Lake Orta (Italy) -...
  14. True Romance

    First French trip, best location weather wise in September?

    So first of many questions France related. We are planning a trip over to France in the first two weeks of September. Which areas have a better chance of decent weather? Only got two weeks so not sure how far south we can get before having to head back. Hoping to catch the last rays of summer...
  15. N

    Chateau Gandspette Restaurant

    We are staying one night (possibly two) at Chateau Gandspette at the end of July. Can anyone recommend the restaurant on site and if so is it child friendly. Thanks. Nick
  16. I

    French Campsite Electric Hook Up

    Hi folks - got a couple of weeks in France booked in for August, have booked a pitch with EHU. We have a standard 25m EHU cable for UK campsites. I have 2 questions. 1) Do I need an adaptor for French campsites? And if so, recommendations would be appreciated. 2) The EHU on the campsite is...
  17. True Romance

    Pet passport issued in France?

    Has anyone managed to get a pet passport issued in France? Seems (according to google) some vets will issue a passport despite the 3 month requirement and French address? Thanks.
  18. R

    Calais-ish area camp-site

    We are planning an easy trip abroad this summer. Can anyone recommend a campsite with a pool that is within a couple of hours drive from Calais. We are a family of four with teenager and a seven year old. Thank you in advance.
  19. Pete C

    Campsites near Angers, Loire Valley

    We are looking for a campsite near Angers for a couple of days next month, before we head up to Le Mans for the race. Anyone got any recommendations please ? It does need to be pretty close to Angers, rather than further along the Loire. Thanks, Pete
  20. Samro

    Recommendation for Large Commercialised Sites in France (Yes really!)

    For the last 10 years we have done a full on, five week trip to France with our caravan over the school holidays with our 3 kids, only missing out in 2021 due to C19. We love it but a recent major op on my neck has left me with limited use of my left arm due to something called C5 Palsy meaning...
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