Where's all the Brit vans ??

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  1. Shazzy44

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    Hi all..were are you..been tootling round the Normandy Coast for a week now, must add it's our 1st Time in France and so far so good but only seen 4 GB plates in a week and no funster stickers ..I know your out there...the ? Is were...we are currently on aire de camping in St.Mere Eglaise..were to next..who knows
     
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    A lot further South than you down near Royan.

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    We are a 4 hour drive East of you at the Aire at Bertry :D
     
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    drove through Rouen today saw loads of brit vans on the road.....no funster stickers though! think all the silver travellers are out and about now the kids are back at school
     
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    loads on the mway going south today,no funsters but there was 3 in gravlines the other night,when we came over Saturday there was as many mhs as cars, where we spent last night we were with a couple from oz here for 2 months
     
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    We were on the North coast a fortnight ago where we saw quite a few GB vans and met Scattycat who was in a French one.
    We're south of the Loire at the moment and heading for the Puy de Fou on Thursday.
     
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    We are 1 of four GB vans today at Gouville sur mer, the most I've seen at one time so far, still no funsters though.. Moving on tomorrow just not decided where to yet.
     
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    At Hourtin Port at the moment, three other Brit vans, not sure if they are Funsters, Moving to Montlivent St Bains about lunchtime. We have no sticker, but anyone who sees us with wet black cairn, please say hello.

    Cheers Baz and Margaret.
     
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    lucky you.. let's hope it holds.. :cool:
     
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    Think they're all in Devon/Cornwall if the number of motorhomes I saw going south on the M5 the other day is anything to go by. Motorhomes outnumbered caravans by about 10 to 1 which I thought was interesting :)
     
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    Caravans = generally families.. school has started, so most are now off the road..
    Motorhomes = Boomers on the loose :D
     
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    We are currently in the Dordogne area and have seen loads of UK plated MH's, but no "funster" stickers.
     
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    Plan to go through the tunnel this evening, over night at Cite Europe, then on to Germany's Romantic Road tomorrow.
     
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    In port Grimaud at the moment and seen many.
     
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    Loads of vans, mainly Dutch and Belgian. We are near Mt St Michel, not seen any funsters.
     
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    We are enroute to Mt St Michael now...any aires to recommend ??
     
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    Now on a quiet Dutch owned ACSI site on O'leron.

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    I am not surprised that you have seen so few GB plated motorhomes in France. We are presently at Camping Bled Slovenia and the majority of vans are British, seeming on the way to Croatia. The weather on the journey down was variable but the last few days have been sunshine. Lets hope that is the case when we move on.
    Colin & Liz
     
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    When we wanted to visit Mont St Michel in June last year we stayed on the aire at Moidrey which we found very good. Only downside is its about a 40 minute walk along the river before you get to the shuttle bus for the mont. It was 8 euros to park up then 3 euros for 15 minutes of water and 55 minutes of electricity.

    At the time we were in the area I believe they were building a new aire closer to the mont so things might have changed by now.

    Have fun.

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    Think we might be on the new aire..at Beauvoir on the D976, very nice pitches..€12.50/24hours inc water, elec and 6hours free wi-fi...we cycled to the shuttle, flat all the way 20mins...Loving every minute so far
     
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