Aires in France

Discussion in 'Continental Touring' started by les1, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. les1

    les1 Deleted User

    Dear All

    I am planning a trip to Normandy Loire Atlantic Brittany I would like to know of any SAFE and good location Aires in this area.

    Thanks to any one who replies

  2. Gonewiththewind


    Sep 13, 2007
    Stay away from Motorway Aires. Simple village or small town Aires are the best bet, or have a look at "France Passion" these are Vineyards and farms who give over a plot of land for 2 or 3 Motorhomes for overnight stays. however you have to be a member displaying the current year sticker which you get when you buy the "France Passion.

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    Last edited: Apr 9, 2008
  3. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

    Dec 5, 2007
    Cheshire- England
    get yourself a copy of aires de camping car andn perhaps all the aires in english from vicrious books. As suggested look to use small town/village aires to see real country france.
    I am sure having been several times ourselves to France you will enjoy it if you take some simple measures.
  4. Parcverger

    Parcverger Funster - Campsite Owner

    Aug 13, 2007
    Parc Verger - Limousin
    Our advice has always been in line with that from Gonewiththewind - stay away from motorway Aires. We have a couple on site now who are en route from Spain to the UK in an RV, they stopped on an Aire alongside a French and an English motorhome, both of which were broken into that night. The English man even had his trousers stolen, presumably in the hope that his wallet was in them! The French couple called the gendarmes, but the thieves were well away.

    Always use your security system, and if you do not have one, get one! If you have two front doors, put a chain and padlock between them so that neither can be opened from outside.

    France is a low-risk area generally, particularly in the country areas, so enjoy your stay here - there is much that is beautiful and worth finding.

    Bob and Di
  5. 2escapees

    2escapees Deleted User

    If your near Angers the aire at Briollay is very good!

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