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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby nobbyfox » 26 Feb 2013, 21:50

Why not visit France a bit earlier and see some of the Tour De France.
I am taking bicycles and friend and staying near St Malo for the 2nd week in July.
Yes it will be a bit busier but a great atmosphere.
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby LittleMissSunshine » 26 Feb 2013, 21:51

Would LOVE to but I am a teacher so stuck to the summer holidays. Not complaining as the holidays are good but sadly can never get to events like that until retirement :D
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby nobbyfox » 26 Feb 2013, 21:56

Oh that's a shame. Early retirement then!!

Why not go crazy and venture into central Paris. No thats an adventure!
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby LittleMissSunshine » 26 Feb 2013, 22:14

Not with my shiny new van - someone may scratch it :lol:
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby T'Onion » 26 Feb 2013, 22:17

Have you see the discount code for the ferry crossing ?

We will be travelling down to Italy and back up through France in August :pimp
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby LittleMissSunshine » 26 Feb 2013, 22:21

Ooooh will have a look see :ok
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby T'Onion » 26 Feb 2013, 22:23

Saved us £50 !!
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby Cruz » 26 Feb 2013, 22:32

Can recommend France Passion. Went to a few nice little places :ok
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby Ralf85 » 26 Feb 2013, 23:00

T'Onion wrote:Have you see the discount code for the ferry crossing ?

We will be travelling down to Italy and back up through France in August :pimp


I tried the code earlier today for a second trip and it no longer worked. Now the website calendar has gone bonkers.
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby T'Onion » 27 Feb 2013, 10:59

Ralf85 wrote:
I tried the code earlier today for a second trip and it no longer worked. Now the website calendar has gone bonkers.
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just had a play and i think its at their end ... keeps coming up with the same message with or without the code :roll:
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby frenchwesty » 01 Mar 2013, 19:55

I live in France and it varies widely from region to region, i would suggest first you see what you want, eg do you have kids and want beaches for the kids? So stick coastal or paris for parc asterix or euro disney to keep them happy. Or surfing the southwest Biarritz, hossegor. Like cities maybe Paris of course. If you like the countryside maybe the loire valley or the dordogne. If you like mountains and gorges and sports maybe the ardeche region or the alps. If you want beaches glitz and glam, mountains maybe the cote d'azur, or just beaches with rural frAnce not to far away the vendee or languedoc.

It varies so much and all areas are beautiful, of course depends how far you want to drive as france is huge, but further south hotter and more guarantee of the sun but can get hot in july august late 30's so can get too hot for some and me too although I live here lol

Good look and enjoy it as said is so varied each day and each region is so different which makes it magical.

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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby Ralf85 » 01 Mar 2013, 20:04

frenchwesty wrote:I live in France and it varies widely from region to region, i would suggest first you see what you want, eg do you have kids and want beaches for the kids? So stick coastal or paris for parc asterix or euro disney to keep them happy. Or surfing the southwest Biarritz, hossegor. Like cities maybe Paris of course. If you like the countryside maybe the loire valley or the dordogne. If you like mountains and gorges and sports maybe the ardeche region or the alps. If you want beaches glitz and glam, mountains maybe the cote d'azur, or just beaches with rural frAnce not to far away the vendee or languedoc.

It varies so much and all areas are beautiful, of course depends how far you want to drive as france is huge, but further south hotter and more guarantee of the sun but can get hot in july august late 30's so can get too hot for some and me too although I live here lol

Good look and enjoy it as said is so varied each day and each region is so different which makes it magical.

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A perfect summary of the choices. So set off and explore this varied country and also enjoy the varied food too. You will have a fab time.
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby dandaz » 04 Mar 2013, 05:58

I have a campsite in the garden for weary drivers if your down near La Rochelle way... :ok
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby oorwullie » 05 Mar 2013, 21:39

dandaz wrote:I have a campsite in the garden for weary drivers if your down near La Rochelle way... :ok


i wasn't weary, being on holidays.

but you looked a bit tired. :rollin

is the pool installed yet? have ye got a new outboard for yer boat? :wink:
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Re: France - any suggestions for a month road trip?

Postby LittleMissSunshine » 05 Mar 2013, 21:46

Great offers thanks :ok
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