Weather south of France

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  1. Reallyretired

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    We were in Carcassonne yesterday and it was raining and forecast was for more rain/showers for the next week. Moved 100miles south to Sant Pere Piscador (Spain) lovely weather and not a cloud forecast for the next week or so.
    What a difference getting the other side of the mountains makes.
    Whats it like in UK ?
    We have free wifi here at Camping Aquarius, it shouldn't be free but apparently not working properly so making use of it while it is. Right on the beach, sandy dunes, brill restaurant, amazing facilities, and only €16 on Acsi till the 21st. Hopefully the weather in France will have improved by then as wish to visit Cahors.
     
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    I called into Aquarius a few years ago when I was down that way.We didn't stay as it didn't have a pool (kids)but it looked a lovely site.

    Pay a visit to Mas Guso Bodega on the road into L'escala - excellent Tapas and atmoshphere:thumb:
     
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    im leaving spain saturday to drive to france - now panicking and having second thoughts!!!
     
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    If you are making for the Aire in Cahors, beware, it's a tight one to get on and has a limited number of spaces so you need to be there pretty early. We tried it last year, got a broken mirror thanks to a lorry driver and then had to struggle to turn the van around to get off again as there was not enough room. We ended up outside of Cahors on a campsite.
     
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    Don't you worry too much !

    Today nice , tomorrow nice ... changing a bit on saturday so stay quietly on some aires (not under trees ...) thunders and lightenings will be your program ....sunday , still a bit of storms ... much less though ... and then SUN...mainly in South Est ....! So you should be ok :thumb:


    Amicalement


    Frankie:Smile::Smile:
     
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    We were heading for the Aire, and as we are not likely to be early we may have to settle for the campsite. Was it reasonably close, walking distance ?
     
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    No it was an hour to the north. You may be fine and get on with no problem - it would just be prudent to have a plan B though.
     
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    OK Plan B is Camping Riviere de Cabessut, just 1.5km from town centre, looks nice but €20 a night 3* site. We'll probably only be there for a couple of nights anyway.
     
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    Hi Reallyretired.....Yes the Aire at Cahors is tight where the borne is...
    If I remember correctly there are only 3 pitches in the shape of a capital E..next to the carpark... Saint-George..(you come off a funny junction 4 or 5 roads all coming together, then down into the Aire and the car park..) next to the river
    But what happens other motorhomes then park in front of you, sometimes making it impossible to get out of those three pitches for the larger vans...

    But all is not lost, Just past the Aire about 50 to 100m on the same side, on the same road (Chemin de la Chartreuse) just past the Hotel heading away from the bridge (Pont Louis Philippe) go past the Hotel (I think it is called La Chartreuse it is between the road and the river) on the right, on the same road following the river over a small bridge, then on your right just past the Hotel is a large open space it is listed as a Aire and most of the motorhomes park up there and go back to empty and fill up at the borne...very close to the original Aire and over the bridge...Pont Louis Philippe...Just a short walk into the town centre..

    Do Not come on the road that is the west side of the river very very tight and narrow !!!!! you are best coming through the town and over the bridge.Pont Louis Philippe if you are going North to South....when going back home to the UK or north go back over over the bridge Pont Louis Philippe.either go through the town or follow the road along the river east side

    Mel
     
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    In the Limousin today it is glorious sunshine and 35 degrees. :Cool:
     
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