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Tips French Festivals this August!

French Festivals this August!

On your next HomeCamper holiday around France, will you be visiting any of these spectacular cultural festivals?! We’ve put together a guide to some of the most varied summer events across France, as well as suggestions of nearby HomeCamper gardens where you can lay your head after a busy day (and night) enjoying the festivities! …

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Tips French cycling holidays with HomeCamper

French cycling holidays with HomeCamper

France has always been renowned for its cycling holidays – from hard-core mountain climbs to leisurely pedals along the riverside, there really is something for everyone. We’ve put together some of our favourite cycling opportunities and paired them with nearby HomeCamper sites, allowing you to add variety flexibility to your French cycling holiday. Bordeaux Vineyards …

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Tips 5 Reasons You’ll Love The Loire Valley!

5 Reasons You’ll Love The Loire Valley!

We’ve all heard of France’s Loire Valley as the beautiful and cultured ‘go-to’ region for British visitors to the continent, but do you know the reasons why people have been drawn to the area for centuries? The Spectacular Châteaux: The historical architecture of the region has left an abundance of stunning French castles – the …

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Tips One reason to visit Europe, ten reasons to book with HomeCamper!

One reason to visit Europe, ten reasons to book with HomeCamper!

With the school holiday’s just a couple of weeks away, it’s time to plan your holiday so hop on the Eurotunnel or jump on a ferry. HomeCamper has ten reasons why it’s time for a more authentic camping experience. 1. HomeCamper sites are hosted by locals who are passionate about their region and ready to give …

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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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Tips Camping near Canals in France

Camping near Canals in France

Canal du Midi The Canal du Midi runs 150 miles across Southern France, connecting the Garonne to the Mediterranean sea.  It has evolved from its trading origins in the 17th century and is now recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ever-popular with tourists and locals alike, there are approximately 10,000 boats per year who …

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Tips An ecological revolution in the camping world : the cardboard tents !

An ecological revolution in the camping world : the cardboard tents !

Interview of Charlie Bernard, founder of Natur’Concept, co-developer and product distributor At 32 years old, Charlie Bernard, native of Périgueux (south of France), has lived several lives : professional musician, sommelier in a large restaurant, speaker in his spare time, and now, leader of the Natur’Concept start’up, dedicated to research and development of eco-friendly solutions and …

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Tips Love Camping but still want a bit of luxury? Our guide to pitches with pools!

Love Camping but still want a bit of luxury? Our guide to pitches with pools!

Here at HomeCamper HQ we obviously love camping!!! But sometimes we all want a bit of luxury too. At HomeCamper we have over 170 camping locations with private swimming pools so there is no need to slum it! Read on for our top spots with pools… Simiane-Collanque Simiane-Collanque nestled just moments from a typical Provencal …

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Tips Dive in this summer with HomeCamper with our wild swimming hotspots!

Dive in this summer with HomeCamper with our wild swimming hotspots!

Although many flock to the coast, France is not all about the beaches, you can dip into the emerald-green plunge pools of Provence or swim beneath a château in the Loire. And with some of the largest and most beautiful lakes, rivers and waterfalls in Europe it’s a perfect destination for wild swimming. Easily accessible …

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Tips Lavender in Provence

Lavender in Provence

“Lavender is the soul of Provence”. So said the writer Jean Giono, who chose the purple-blue summer landscape of Provence as the setting for many of his quintessentially French novels. Each year between late June and early August, visitors and artists from all over Europe come to marvel at Lavender fields across the region. The …

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