France is home to many tourist hotspots, ranging from the grand Eiffel Tower in Paris, to the deep blue waters of the French Riviera. The rich culture and history of the country attract visitors from all around the globe, many of whom prefer to rent a car or motorhome and cruise down the French roads for the ultimate experience. Like most countries, France has motorway tolls, which can make planning your road trip across France on a budget a little more difficult. But worry not, it’s a simple process!
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.
If you’re looking for South of France road trip ideas, look no further than the Route Napoleon. This road trip will allow you to combine sight-seeing with a historical twist. Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s 1815 march from Elba to Grenoble, you’ll get to dive into the culture and history of southern France. Given that the route avoided large cities, you’ll get to see the more rural regions of France and enjoy the tranquility and beauty.
France is one of the top holiday destinations, which isn’t surprising given the sheer size of this nation, great weather and delicious food! Rent a motorhome with Goboony and explore the beauty of France deeper through wild camping. Wild camping allows you to escape the crowds and dive into the wilderness. Learn about the rules, etiquette and possibilities of wild camping in France for motorhomes!
France is one of the most classic destinations, perfect for a romantic getaway, family trip or a holiday with friends. Whether you’re looking for Michelin rated meals, dozens of touristic sites, or just a beach to plant yourself on with a good book, France has it all. But because of this, deciding where to go in France can be an extremely daunting task. So many options, and so little holiday days left! We’ll go through our list of the 7 best places to go in France, providing you with some lesser known options as well. We’ll mention good campsites and things to do in the area, so that you can make an informed decision for what would suit you best. Let’s get started!
The warm sunshine of July is on it’s way, and with it the exciting time of the Tour de France. Time to make these 23 days unforgettable with a lovely vacation in France and the perfect viewing experience of the tour, by finding the best campsites along the route. So, pack your bags and find the motorhome that will make your trip easier and more comfortable. Let’s go!
A little way inland from the summertime buzz of France’s Atlantic coast, camping in Bordeaux is an ideal way to experience warmer months in France’s Southwest. Just a day’s drive down from the ferry terminals in the north-west, it’s ideal in so many ways; for its weather, natural setting, gastronomy, culture, and idyllic rural areas steeped in history and a rich, wine-making tradition.
Yes, in recent times myself and my boyfriend have become the proud owners of a real VW T3. After we rented one in what turned out to be the coldest weekend of February, there was no turning back. We wanted a van of our own. We’ve explored a great number of places in the Netherlands already, and a few weeks ago we decided it was time for out first long trip: a road through France! In this blog, you’ll hear all about our adventures and I’ll provide you with all the useful tips I picked up.
Let’s face it, we love going to France. What's more, despite a lot of our trips are camping ones and involve driving through the countryside, there are times when you want to head to one of the country’s iconic beautiful metropoles. For some time it has been compulsory for your vehicle to have an environmental sticker in some French cities. Why did the French introduce this environmental sticker, what are the criteria for different stickers and where and when do you need to have one? We wrote this blog to clear the air on those questions.