France. Delicious food, breathtaking landscapes, pastries to die for, the azure Mediterranean, magical cities - it is no surprise that this beautiful country is on top of many ‘places to see’ lists. However, France is often reduced to only Paris even though this land that is home to some of the most beautiful European beaches, as well as ski resorts and forests, is much more than just its monumental capital. Not only due to its size, France is a diverse country that is worth exploring all around and the perfect place for a sunny road trip. So rent a car or a motorhome and while you count down the days until the adventure starts, scroll through this article so you can make sure you know the rules for driving in France and will not end up in any unfortunate incidents with the French police, who might not always be as charming as the Troops of St. Tropez.
Germany is one of the best countries for a road trip, due to the close proximity of the cities and the wonderfully high speed limits on highways! But when entering another country, it is vital to inform yourself of the rules and regulations, to avoid a run in with the law from disrupting your holiday. So we’ve collected everything you need to know for driving around Germany, including an explanation of German road signs!
Portugal, arguably one of Europe’s most scenic countries. With 1,793 kilometers of coastline, this country is a must visit, and the perfect place to plan a road trip along the Atlantic coast. Understandably, navigating through unmanned toll roads can seem challenging. But look no further. Your ultimate guide to driving in Portugal and manoeuvring around toll roads is here!
A road trip in Italy… what could be better? Well, a road trip in Italy with no worries about license requirements, car equipment, speed limits in Italy and prepared for the toll roads ahead. Sounds like the perfect summer to me! So let’s take a look at what you need to enjoy a carefree road trip through Italy.
The freedom of motorhome travel is so tempting, endless roads, the wind in your hair and everything you need right there next to you! However it can also be a bit daunting. A VW campervan seems like no big deal, but a Swift motorhome? An American RV? Those are big vans to drive! Don’t panic, if you’re a decent driver then I am sure you can drive a campervan or motorhome. Keep reading, and soon you’ll be behind the wheel, cruising in complete comfort.
If there’s one place that should be at the top of your road trip bucket list, it’s Slovenia. Well known for its marvellous caves, and fascinating views, especially the magnificent Bled Castle overlooking the deep blue waters of the lake, it’s no wonder that millions of people flock the country annually to explore its gems! While some opt for flying across the country, others decide to hit the road for the trip of a lifetime, to explore all the country has to offer.