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  • Northern France

    The Nord/Pas de Calais

    region just two hours from London, Brussels and Paris has 120km of sandy beaches, sand dunes and cliffs dotted with pretty fishing villages like Audresselles and Wissant as well as famous resorts like Le Touquet.

    Picardy

    is a region of rolling wooded countryside full of pretty villages and lovely old towns like Amiens, Abbeville and Beauvais with their Gothic architecture and traditional markets. Laon, Senlis, Chantilly and Soissons are also worth a detour.

    Paris

    is one of the most attractive cities in the world. Not only is there a wealth of glorious architectural heritage to explore, but the city has an exciting, enchanting atmosphere which inspires visitors to return time after time.

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  • Normandy

    A verdant region of lush meadows, wooded valleys, cider orchards and 600km of magnificent coastline, it is full of famous tourist attractions. Home to four of the major Channel ports, Dieppe, Cherbourg, Le Havre, and Caen and only a 3-hour drive from Calais.  There is a good selection of high quality camping and caravan sites in Normandy - mainly in the coastal areas.

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  • Brittany

    Brittany, a long peninsula on the Western edge of Europe, has been shaped by the swells of the ocean and the weather. The coastline is made up of hundreds of headlands, bays, coves and inlets. The north has been endowed with a magnificent hard, jagged coastline and dramatic views. The south has been blessed with a mild climate, vast sandy beaches and hundreds of islands making it a sailor’s paradise. Inland the lush green gently undulating landscape is criss-crossed with woods, lakes and rivers. It is also a region full of folklore and traditions. Many signs are bi-lingual, posted in both French and Breton, a Celtic language which has strong affiliations with Welsh. The local religious festivals or "pardons" where the participants parade in traditional costumes are worth witnessing. Brittany is also renowned for its wonderful seafood and crêperies which offer both sweet and savoury pancakes called "galettes". There are 4,500km of hiking trails stretching across Brittany and many nature trails suitable for cycling.  There is a wide choice of camping and caravan sites in Brittany with several within walking distance of the beach.

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  • Vendée & Charente

    The Vendée and the Charente-Maritime are regions of sun, sea and sand with miles of flat, almost unspoilt coastline interspersed with fishing ports, marinas and lively resorts. The Vendée coastline stretches from the area near Pornic in the north to Aiguillon-sur-Mer in the south. Inland is flat and marshy criss-crossed with canals and rich in fertile pastureland, similar in appearance to the fenland regions of East Anglia. Here and there brilliant white cottages "bourrines" and windmills are dotted across the countryside. It is wonderful cycling country with numerous signed bicycle routes.

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  • South West France

    The Gironde, Landes and Pyrénées Atlantiques form the coast of South West France.
    A region of wide open spaces renowned for its ocean, forests, vineyards, lakes and mountains. Together with the Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne, it is an area collectively known as Aquitaine. It stretches from the Gironde estuary and Bordeaux in the north to Biarritz and the Pyrénées mountains in the south. Surfers will enjoy the impressive Atlantic breakers which pound the coast while the lagoons and lakes are a paradise for watersports enthusiasts particularly windsurfers and yachtsmen.

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  • Loire

    The châteaux of the Loire are the main attraction of the area, but it is unlikely that the visitor would want to see more than a few of these beautiful stately buildings at one time. The valley is very attractive in its own right and offers beautiful scenery, fine food and local wines and history which pre-dates the châteaux. It is a very flat region and great for cycling, even for novices. The Loire river rises in the departement of the Ardèche and flows for more than 1,000 km before it reaches the Atlantic between Southern Brittany and the Vendée. However, it is only the stretch between Angers and Orléans that is generally thought of as the Loire Valley.
     

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  • Dordogne & Lot

    The Dordogne is the third largest "département" in France and is famous for its magnificent river winding through beautiful rocky valleys. Control of the river has always been of strategic importance and this accounts for the large number of castels and bastides to be found along its banks. It is also a region which boasts a wealth of attractive towns and prehistoric caves. The north of the département, or Périgord vert, is renowned for its delightful green countryside and is a combination of forests, meadows, streams and lakes.
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  • Central France

    In the Central Region we have included two sites in the Limousin area, a site in the Corrèze, two in the Auvergne,

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  • Midi-Pyrénées

    Called Midi after the noonday sun, this region is one of the most varied in France, ranging from warm limestone plateaux to snowy peaks in the Pyrenean mountains. Dozens of medieval towns and fortified villages are scattered along the hilltops and valleys. It is a region of castles, thick-walled houses and rolling farmland with attractive old dovecots. It is also offers great contrasts. Rural Gascony, the land of d’Artagnan, the musketeer and Armagnac is a far cry from the bustling city life of Toulouse, an important aerospace centre, university city and capital of the area. Toulouse also marks the start of the Canal du Midi, a world heritage site linking the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.

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  • Alps

    The Alpine region is divided into 3 ‘départements’: Savoie, Haute Savoie, Isère.
    They share the same Alpine territory with its glaciers, deep gorges, mountain passes and lakes. A haven for tourism both in winter and summer, they have the same distinctive life style, rooted in their montagnard heritage. It is a region of natural contrasts ranging from the magnificence and majesty of the Mont Blanc massif to the solitude and unspoiled natural beauty of the nature reserves and the pleasant green plains round its many famous lakes. The mountain ranges rise majestically to a height of 4,800m. Mont Blanc is the highest peak in western Europe. The region has an excellent road network system, fully maintained in all types of weather conditions. Access to ski resorts is guaranteed at all times. It has 180 kms of motorway and all ski resorts are within 40 kms of motorway exits. The region has 5 major National Parks, Vanoise, Massif des Bauges, Chartreuse, Ecrins and Vercors.

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  • Provence Côte d'Azur

    The towns listed below situated in an area just north of the Mediterranean are important places to visit in Provence.
    Côte d’Azur or French Riviera is a region of sun-drenched beaches, luxury hotels and towns full of the highlife. It has 120km of coastline, a succession of well known resorts, 40km of sandy or pebbled beaches, many note-worthy sites, superb capes and islands, and 33 sailing ports allowing thousands of boats to moor all year long. Take a trip along the coast and allow yourself to be captivated by the beauty of the scenery and enjoy the coastal footpaths that contour the capes and the rocky bays.

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  • Languedoc Roussillon

    This region stretches from the Pyrénées-Orientales on the Spanish border to Provence. It is bathed in the warm Mediterranean climate which boasts an average 300 days of sunshine per year. You are rarely far from both mountains and sea. On the western side, the foothills of the Pyrénées fall down to meet the sea at Argelès-sur-Mer and on the eastern side the majestic river Rhône flows through Provence before finally exiting to the sea near Marseilles. The coastline offers a kaleidoscope of interesting scenery.

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