Aire somewhere near Toulouse

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  1. NickNic

    NickNic Funster Life Member

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    Just starting to put a rough plan together for our summer trip.

    I think we might to need a stop for a night somewhere just North of Toulouse.

    Any recommendations?
     
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    We stopped at St Antoine. ( midi Pyrenees 189 in the new two part All the Aires book)
    First up, it's free and the water is free. It's a pretty level gravel car park behind the village. The village itself is well worth a visit. It's only small but very pretty. Apparently, it's been a stop off point for pilgrims for quite a while. I think some still pass through because there is a masseuse in the village next to a very nice restaurant.
     
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    Thanks for that recommendation, I've just noted it down in my little book as we will be in that area in a few weeks. It's CamperContact #18338
     
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    We usually come down the Dijon/Lyon side to go south. If it's just a few hours kip you need, we've never found a problem with motorway aires. Just make sure it's a biggish one, 24 hr and park up just fore it gets light, (usually bout 5 ish when we go.). We usually have about 3 hours and get back on the road by 8.
     
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    Have you tried @yodeli , member on here, has large garden and always welcomes funsters.(y):)
     
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    @chaser and @NickNic

    When will your summer trip be? July or August?
    If it had been now, unfortunately I would have said no. I had to PM DBK who was meant to come and visit because my Dad had a bad fall last Thursday early morning, and broke 3 ribs. Emergencies for 2 days as he was found with a pneumothorax (French word). Since then, our lives had to adapt. No way for mum to carry him on her own, or give him the every day care. I have to help. But hopefully in July JJ will be in the garden too, and I'm sure he'll be delighted to have someone to play with :p . Let me know and I'll be able to give you a proper answer! We're off in August for a little French tour. No Portugal for me, as long as my parents need me. I must be at a reasonable distance to be quickly back home if any emergency
     
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    Sorry to hear about your dad Frankie. Hope he recovers soon -
    lots of love
    Catherine
     
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    @yodeli Sorry to hear about your dad Frankie.

    We're not sure exactly yet but it will be at the very end of July or the start of August. We have about a week to get from Lake Iseo to Parc Verger so will wander along the coast for a few days and take it from there.
     
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    Hmmm...

    Before I let people play they have to...

    1. Bring gifts.
    2. Not park too close.
    3. Make no noise early (pre 11am)
    4. Only play Country and Western music through headphones.
    5. Never, ever, ever, ever mention Man U*d.
    6. Never keep me up in the evenings by forcing me to drink beer and have fun.
    8. Have lots and lots and lots of gossip about other Funsters.
    9. Never ever talk to me how many amps their solar panels put out.
    10. Never interrupt my strict, daily, keep fit exercises featuring slow cycle rides to the nearby supermarket to buy cakes and biscuits and croissants.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    @NickNic Ok so we are meant to start our summer holidays around the 4th of august (and I should be off all day on the 2sd), if nothing comes in the way in the mean time.
    We'll be both there end of July . I'm afraid the "we" bit might imply some gift :LOL:(beef and onion fray bentos pie should do, no chicken or kidney.... I know I know ...some people indeed...:rolleyes:.....) but I'm sure you love my lovely pink champagne as a reward!;);)

    Anyway, it's up to you! Just let me know when nearer the time, and if you want to call in then of course I will PM you my details!

    EDIT : If for any reason you had to stop to another place, don't chose the campsite Pont de Rupé.... you might never get out of it alive!
     
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    Sorry to hear that frankie , hope it all works out OK for you
     
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    @yodeli Thanks Frankie. I'll message you when we sort our route out.

    Are the horrible pies allowed to be imported into France? :eek:
     
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    Well...... you could always pretend they are not allowed anymore ....once you're out of the EU !:LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    @NickNic We used site code 1899 the municipal aire at Venerque .. nice free aire in a lovely location by the river. Pretty little town with an unusual church.
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    Excuse me Sir NickNic...

    There are no such things as horrible pies...

    It's just that some are nicer than others...

    JJ :cool:
     
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