Tag: Arts & Heritage

Travel The “Rouen Armada” by motorhome

The “Rouen Armada” by motorhome

From June 6th to June 16th will be held the 7th edition of the Rouen Armada. This will be the perfect time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this gathering of sailboats, which has become one of the most important events in that area. In a few figures, the event is made up of more …

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Tips Larking about in the Loire!

Larking about in the Loire!

With September just around the corner and endless outdoor activities on tap, it’s a perfect time to visit the Loire. The crowds have started to subside but there’s still plenty of great weather and lots to explore. It’s understandable that the Loire is known as the garden of France, a UNESCO world heritage site where …

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Tips How to discover and visit the hidden treasures of the French heritage?

How to discover and visit the hidden treasures of the French heritage?

“What a shame that this isn’t open to the public, I would’ve loved to visit it!”. How many times have you made this reflection, seeing, at the turn of a walk, an amazing monument, a charming garden or a castle alike the one of the Sleeping Beauty? Today, many treasures of the heritage don’t hide anymore, on …

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Tips Camping on the farm: holidays that get you back to nature !

Camping on the farm: holidays that get you back to nature !

We all live busy lives so with animals galore, all in a natural and preserved setting, camping on a farm is a great way to relax, get back to nature and discover local producers and the techniques of organic farming. Thanks to the land adjoining the agricultural Estate’s, the HomeCamper hosts welcome visitors to their …

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Travel A trip in Brittany

A trip in Brittany

Brittany is one of the most easily accessible regions of France for those travelling from the UK; being well connected by ferries as well as being far enough south to enjoy a warmer climate. Summer is the best time to go, because of the weather but also an abundance of cultural festivals, including the musical …

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Travel Favourites: Nantes, a touch of adventure…

Favourites: Nantes, a touch of adventure…

Steeped in art, history and creativity, Nantes is a stunning metropolis, full of eclectic and welcoming places. Wheter you are young or old, life is good there. With plenty of surrounding HomeCamper gardens to choose from and just 40 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, this is the perfect city to spend a picturesque weekend. Follow …

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Travel Culture and History when Camping in Normandy

Culture and History when Camping in Normandy

As one of the most Northern regions of France, Normandy is one of the closest and most accessible parts of the country for British campers. Particularly in the summer, the weather is perfect for a HomeCamper continental getaway! As well as enjoy the contemporary surroundings of beaches and pastoral countryside, visitors to Normandy will find …

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Travel En route to the Mont Saint Michel !

En route to the Mont Saint Michel !

The island commune of Mont Saint Michel lies about half a mile off Normandy’s north-western coast, and attracts more than three million visitors each year. We’ve made you a list of 5 things to know before you visit on your next Northern France HomeCamper holiday. The island town gets its name from the monastery which …

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Travel Lose yourself in the history of St Malo…

Lose yourself in the history of St Malo…

St Malo is the historic town on the Northern coast of Brittany, easily accessible from the UK by ferry. As well as the ‘Intra-Muros’ Medieval walled town area, it boasts stunning beaches and two beautiful islands, ‘Grand Be’ and ‘Petit Be’ which can be visited on foot at low tide. The colourful history of the …

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Tips The Pink Granite Coast

The Pink Granite Coast

The Côte de Granit Rose is one of the closer French beauty spots for those of us travelling from the UK. Covering thirty kilometres of Brittany’s coastline in Northern France, the Pink Granite Coast gets its name from its pinkish hued sands and stunning tinted rock formations. Particularly recommended is the coastal path walk from …

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