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A town that is easily passable but we saw an Aire marked up and thought why not. We followed signage rather than satnav and there are about 10-12 places possibly 15 if you're french. It is adjacent to a lovely large multi pond park full of ducks geese and swans. Huge petanque area and an...
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Been here before, but if you can't get a tv signal and it's the quarter finals of the euros and time is limiting it is a great place (especially if you win on penalties) It's about 12 euros for 24 hours. Don't know and don't care if that includes leccy and water or not. England won in a match...
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Wondering around just looking out for a gem of an Aire with a tv signal for the game later we saw a motorhome sign just prior to a bridge going over a canal. Quick indication and in we go. 400 m up the canal are 4 free spaces which don't look as if they will take more than 6 m but we got into 3...
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The town has 4 bars couple of boulangeries and spar type shops which are a pitching wedge away via a stream walk and a church with a crooked spire and no way in that we could find. At time of arrival there is a fair in the main square. But what this place really has going for it is the free...
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For whatever reason we had never even heard of this place. Located it through camper contact and mediaeval town, 267 reviews, upgraded, hardstanding and free were the words that enticed us. Quick google image search showed a fully walled town with dry moat outside. All signs upon arrival...
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We stayed at at Rodemack but I have already done a journal entry for this free Aire last year in a beaux village right on the Luxembourg border. It is just a field but you're basically guaranteed a spot and the village has a microbrewery. We decided to see Thionville. Nothing wrong with the...
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A free no facilities aire on the banks of the I'll river with flat cycle path into Strasbourg. Check your way of entry with your sat nav as our tomtom took us on a housing estate tour ! Had a walk around and there are some very posh looking restaurants and a PMU bar that was closed. Some...
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We thought we would give this town a try as it had an Aire for 50 and was free. It got to stage of nearly having to change socks and shoes it was so wet so upon arrival to see the park as you want, mixed parking, puddle ridden, soft loose grit aire with a large number of full timers in there...
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Minding our own business meandering through the villages we passed the museum and shop to do with gingerbread men. We saw the huge parking available but the instantaneous decision was no. As we exited we saw cart wheels either side of the road leading to a brilliant roundabout display which...
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As we passed this town the sat nav wanted to turn us into and through the towered archway. We had seen a couple and made a quick decision of "No" but it was 4m high so wouldn't have been an issue. As we turned right there was a camping car sign but there was plenty of roadside parking so we...
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Weather was not good for motorbiking nor going up the route des cretes so we followed the Alsace wine route and would stop in villages that allowed us to park, for free, and wonder round them whilst planning, in our heads, a future cycling tour using free Aires which we would thinly disguise as...
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Eguisheim was full and we have been there at least 3 times so looked for a freebie nearby. This is about 7 KMs away. Behind the village hall just marked up as parking but reviews were very good. It is just a car park however as you are halfway up the hill having unspoilt views across...
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Having escaped the rain at least grand balon we headed to Markstein where it is possible to stay overnight but there really is nothing to do. We could still see at this stage but it was raining quite heavily. We stopped and admired the raindrops and saw a rail luge, then we saw it was open in...
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1424 metres height for the highest point of the Vogues mountains it is surprisingly easy to walk to the top from the car park. It is a round journey with estimated time of 45 minutes. Steep to start with, maybe 400 m, but good stoney path and no steps. The balon at the top becomes visible...
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The route des cretes (this one) starts at Cernay and finishes at sainte Maria and various lengths suggested between 73 and 89 KMs. It starts relatively steeply and curvy with some cobbled hairpins and turns with views across the Rhine valley appearing regularly through the trees. It is a 30...
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What an aesthetically pleasing 38 site stellplatz within a 2 iron of the Danube and a putter away from the cycle route. It gets cheaper the longer you stay culminating in 7 days for 45 euros which is a bargain around here. It boasts only graffiti sticker which appears to advertise this site...
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We have been here before and stayed in what was a shady (covered by trees) free Aire but we went on a tour of the green bordered on a map roads and none of the villages gave us reason to stop so we came in here for an ice cream break from the motorbike. We were testing our memories as we...
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First part of Villingden-Schwenningden What a complete contrast to the bland boring 2nd half. Huge main street pedestrianised onto cobbled with an out of walked area one way system which seems to take you miles out of the way but mh parking was available. Towered compass point entry system...
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When we looked at our map we were taken by 2 towns which are 7 KMs apart but they have double barrelled it to make one town. There is some history to it and this town has a University and the alleged source of the Neckar and a park to celebrate it. The town is a modern shopping centre. There...
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From our base at Geisingen weather suggested a motorbike today So we chose a route for which Bad Dürrheim happened to be in the way. Proper graffiti along the brook appeared to be the highlight of this one road town but a couple of storks nesting for the first time on this holiday and an...

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