Easter in France

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  1. Candapack

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    Currently in Spain but booked on Tunnel 31st March.
    Easter is 25th to 28th.
    Also need to get dog to a vet, probably have to be 29th. (Forward planning not a strong point)
    Is it safe to assume that as it's primarily a family holiday, those sites that are open s might be very busy but Aires should be OK?
     
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    Always found France pretty miserable at Easter....weather no better then here unless you get down south.
     
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    Good Friday in France is an ordinary day of the week. Not an official holiday.;)
    I've always found it strange in a Catholic country they only celebrate Easter Sunday and Monday.
     
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    Other than the Monday, none of the schools in France start their 'Easter holidays' until the 2nd April. They are staggered across the country until 1st May...
     
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    The weather here in the Dordogne is cold and wet. No fun!
     
  6. Candapack

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    Overnighting tonight on an Aire north of Millau (Campangac). Takes 5 vans, only 2 here.
    Left a site at L'Escala on Costa Brava this morning, despite it being Easter there was plenty room.
    But yes, it's a bit cold and mizzly here.
     
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    In Honfleur (Notmandy), bright today and sunny. Cold winds and cold when the sun went down. I reckon there are over 100 vans here. Managed to get a harbour front spot - early bird gets the best spots
    Feels as cold as UK - going home tomorrow
     
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    We thought we had best spot at Honfleur right by the boats until the wind got up in the night and the cables started rattling on the metal yacht masts. A lesson learnt!,,
     
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    Aww, don't burst Robert's bubble Rapphil.
     
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    Sorry, but might be a good time to eye up a slot on the back row.
     
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