french trip

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  1. Hayleylulu

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    yossers missus here, as some of you may know we are planning a french trip for september. we are taking a recommended toll free route- calais-rouen=evreux=nevers-st pourcain sur sioule-clermont ferrand-narbonne and if we fancy and time permitting perpignan and maybe a peep into spain. anyone recommend nice towns with aires.
     
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    YEP .... Balma Aire:welcome::sin::Cool::beer: ... not a super duper one , but free, with water and electricity and with big hugs when arriving ... and if the hostess feels like it a nice meal ....:RollEyes:
    It is on your way between Toulouse and Narbonne !

    It's up to you ....:whistle:


    Frankie:BigGrin::Wink:
     
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    Oh YES.

    Take that Sarkozy.
     
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    thanks frankie, look forward to seeing you.:thumb:
     
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    When you pass Clermont-Ferrand its worth a slight detour to Le Puy en Velay. Aire is just outside the campsite, you have to get the barrier unlocked by the campsite office. They are quite strict about 1 night only. Most interesting place if you haven't been.
     
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    Whatever you do don't miss Collioure not far from French Spanish borders give you more details later if you want .:thumb:
     
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    It might be worth popping into Spain if only to fill up with cheaper diesel.

    Also if you are a smoker Spain is a lot cheaper. Look for a Tabac

    Have fun:thumb:
     
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    Sounds like the perfect Aire... The only way it could be improved if free French lessons were provided :Wink::Rofl1:

    Je commence à apprendre le français, c'est très difficile.

    I am hoping to be down east of Bordeaux for a 3 month trip. Then again later in the year on my way down to Spain. Hopefully nothing cocks it up this year.

    If I'm in France when you are Yosser we'll have to meet up for a beer or three :Wink::BigGrin:
     
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    You could even try to get to my place together!!!!:Wink:


    Non stop French courses if you feel like it :BigGrin:...




    Amicalement

    Frankie:Smile::Smile:
     
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    Update !!

    How did your weekend in St.Annes go Yosser ?:Cool:
    The Balma aire can be recommended ! Been there a couple of times !:thumb:
     
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    we ended up in cleveleys and as usual wife spent lots of money in the local businesses
     
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    take note to avoid the low tunnels at Ruen, best pay the toll and go past tis not expencive for that short stretch. Souillac is on your route, great free aire and a fabulous town, with a museum of autometa (mechanised puppets) that is almost opposite the Aire in the area used as a market. Buchy also along the route with a supurb antiques market and excellent free aire.
     
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    Thanks Frankie :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:

    I have just looked to see where you are. Am I right in thinking you are just east of Toulouse? If so I will be near you at some point visiting a good friend there. He lives in the Flats next to the football stadium in Toulouse itself.

    I will be going there for about 2 weeks after I visit my friends at Libourne.

    Looks like it is going to be a very very busy trip for me :BigGrin:. I hope I make more progress on my French this time as all my French friends seem to want to use my visits as an opportunity to practice their English :Doh::Rofl1:
     
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