paris or not

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  1. corian man

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    I am driving to spain on saturday my first stop is in orleans.
    which is the best way to go lots of scary stories on internet about driving around paris
    helpppp
     
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    no need to go anywhere near Paris, Amiens Evroux is fine.
     
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    If you can hit Paris on a Sunday before about 11am it's fine in my experience.

    Other times it can be a bit hectic.
     
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    If you are using the Autoroutes this will help:thumb:

    AVOIDING PARIS
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    amiens still need to go by paris to get to orleans
     
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    thanks Jim looks like rouen chartres orleans is a good option I will put in sat nav and see if it is much longer once again thanks
     
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    Let us know the difference.

    I would guess Paris is about 40 - 50 miles shorter than via Rouen.

    Not necessarily quicker though.
     
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    Miss Paris !! Never !! Stop ! Is the most beautiful city in the world . :Smile:
     
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    Have to disagree with Spitfire, Venice is the most beautiful city in the world but don't drive there as the roads are flooded.
     
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    Love Venice too but Paris beats it for me !! And as you say no flooded streets :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Very nice:thumb: BUT the island of Capri has to be my favouite but you will need a boat to get there:ROFLMAO:

    Never been to Paris:Sad:
     
  12. corian man

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    sat nav saying 40 mins longer I am thinking it is only longer if you are not parked up on the paris ring road.
     
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    Ah Capri, they haven't lied about Capri. Last time I was in the area, we hired a boat and sailed round Capri. Then up the Almafi cost a great day.
     
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    Paris? Texas??

    Ahhh...... there speaks a man who obviously hasn't been to Bradford! LOL
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    This s a lady who has never been to Bradford :ROFLMAO: tell me what have I missed ??
     
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    Paris

    Hi

    We have been to Paris a few times with the motorhome. We stay at Camping Beau Village, about 15 miles south, and a short walk from the train station to get to the Eiffel Tower.

    We drive toll free from Calais - routes available on our blog here.

    We have also done a sight seeing tour of central Paris in the motorhome as my mate who was with me on that trip "wanted to see everything"

    The Boulevard Peripherique is fine, steady away, leave big gaps in front of you. No bother at all.

    We last went to Paris en route to Rome, so slightly off route, but again my companion on that trip had never been either.

    Russell
     
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    How was the camp site. Just booked for 3 days to spend time with our daughter and son in law before they fly home to Oz. normally stay at Bois de Boulogne but is v expensive in summer and takes a 22 euros booking fee. Also you need to pay for their navette to the metro !! Camping Beau Village is further out but seems an easier option!
     
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    last time i was in paris stayed on parking by ark de triumph with about 5 other vans a bit noisey though .:secret::france: stan
     
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    you should wait at calais for me will be there around 11.30pm 12th then you can follow me if ya can keep up :ROFLMAO:
    where in spain ya off to
     
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    unless you have done it before steer clear of Boulevard Périphérique
    the only time to take that road is either late at night or the early hours
     
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