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Campervan Tips - France

France has seemingly more campsites than anywhere - in summer months the entire country heads to these sites to enjoy the fresh air.

  • Campsites located everywhere.
  • Larger campsites are more like holiday parks.
  • A cheap alternative are the municipal campsites, usually located in the middle of smaller towns and villages with basic facilities.
  • Paris is difficult for campervans - besides the traffic issues!  There are a few sites on the outskirts with transport links to the city centre.
  • Offsite camping is possible
  • Over 2000 motorhome stopovers called 'Aires de Service' can be found across the country.  These offer cheap of free parking for motorhomes.