Rain in France

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  1. robrace

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    had rain in eastern France near REIMS for a week so headed over to Brittany!had several nice days but now raining and forcast for next 7 days not good!so thinking of doing something we have never done before in all the years we have been holiday img in France!going home early!did,nt book return crossing luckily,
     
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  2. jenny and mitch

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    SO sorry you have to cut your hols short.
    Mitch.
     
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    We're in the Vendee pissing down, been good since Sunday
     
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    Come to Provence, dry, hot, sunny and...........well, Provence!
     
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    Bit cloudy here in Millau today. Was very hot yesterday but a nice breeze. Forecast for next few days ok, but we are moving tomorrow a bit west to the Ardeche for a few days. Forecast good except for next Thursday.

    Don't go home, go South. :sun:
     
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    Forecast really BAD for Brittany! It's going to rain in a few hours the equivalent of a month rain! Floods announced , so take the right decision: back home or down south est (Toulouse is under the rain too!)
     
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    Dryish in Tuscany at the moment but still unsettled and likely to stay that way until next week.

    It was wetter yesterday.

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    Rex Harrison would advise you to head for the Pyrenees, because...

     
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    Well, so far this trip we have seen petrol stations closed, been stuck behind tractors and trailers stopping all traffic, we are near Tours and the rain has started.. In all fairness, just had 5 days at Parc Verger with beautiful weather and good company. Got the awning up before the rain, so quite sorted.
     
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    Why not just bugger off East to Italy or somewhere where the weather is. Its a motorhome you are in or a static?
     
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    Looks OK in Provence

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    When are you and Mrs C off to Switzaland? Or have I missed the 'goats and fondue thread.?!:LOL:
     
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    35 degs here in Isla Plana,,,no sign of it changing. Hope it picks up in France for july,,,BUSBY.
     
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    Goats and fondue?
    Sounds like some wired satanic ritual

    Tunnel is booked for 24th June
    Destination is fluid at the moment as Mrs C doesn't 'do' rain and the weather forecast for Central Europe is looking pretty shabby

    Working on plan 'B'

    Maybe Croatia, Greece, Portugal or Northern Spain

    Wherever the sun is - we will follow

    Watch this space !
     
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    No!just had a walk round quimper!its stopped raining!but am heading home.most of mid to north France forcast not good and decided to head home. Not a problem.we will have had nr 3 weeks here.but broke a front tooth off on an ice cream and need to see my dentist to see if she can crown it.not sure about French dentists!may find one who does,nt like the English and end up with no teeth!,
     
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    Yes please!! Sounds like a good plan! ( not sure how the handbag situation is in plan B countries!!) But worth the sacrifice for sun!!:LOL:
     
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    Broken on an ice cream?!Rob broke his on French bread the second day but had 3 week holiday as a pirate!!
     
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    Recently come from there and now at Albarracin and 30c. Very pleasant but alas now going back to UK
     
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    If you do decide on Switzerland I'd recommend Interlaken we spent 3 days there and the place is stunning with loads to do and see, or just outside at Grindlewald loads of resturants to try.
    Just spent the day in Geneva and Mrs C would love the Prada shops although your wallet might think differently.
    We're currently in a lovely site at Neydens France just 10 mile from Geneva.
     
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    We headed to Northern Spain to escape the rain , its been lovely currently in Garriguella nice and warm and NO RAIN, planning to head back towards Provence next week, hopefully dodging the rain.
     
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