France/Italy Part 8: Champagne – St Valery Sur Somme – Wissant (Calais)

Bluebell the motorhome is parked up on the official aire on the outskirts of the pretty St-Valery- Sur Somme, along with 30 odd other vans from right across the continent. Amazingly, and happily, we’ve re found the sunshine here on the north coast! We’ve both got a slight sense of dejavu being here, as this … More France/Italy Part 8: Champagne – St Valery Sur Somme – Wissant (Calais)

France/Italy Part 7: French Riviera – Chateauneuf Du Pape – Dijon – Champagne

Bluebell the motorhome is safely parked up amongst some warehouses and caves that make up a champagne maker/distributor on a France Passion site near Epernay. We’re slowly adjusting to being back int norton areas, the weather has changed, and we’ve both had to dig out our jumpers! We found a fantastic aire on the beach … More France/Italy Part 7: French Riviera – Chateauneuf Du Pape – Dijon – Champagne

France/Italy Part 6: Venice- Pisa – San Remo – Monaco

Bluebell the motorhome is parking overlooking the one and only Mediterranean Sea. We had a fantastic 3 days covering about 500 miles! We hadn’t really intended on travelling so many miles at this stage in so little time, but there were a few reasons why, come Monday morning, we adjusted our route to swing by … More France/Italy Part 6: Venice- Pisa – San Remo – Monaco

France/Italy Part 5: Lake Garda – Verona – Venice

Bluebell the motorhome is parked along with several other European vans on the outskirts of the one and only Venice! Today we crossed over the 1500 miles milestone, and we are thrilled we’ve made it this far! Amazingly, we’ve only used 4 tanks of fuel- so were averaging around just under 400 miles per tank- … More France/Italy Part 5: Lake Garda – Verona – Venice

France/Italy Part 4: Lake Orta- Lake Maggiore- Lake Garda

Bluebell the motorhome is parked up here overlooking the lovely Lake Garda! It’s been a hot day again tots, nearly 37 degrees on one pharmacy temperature sign that we passed! Yesterday, we begrudgingly left Lake Orta for Lake Maggiore, just down the road. We nipped into the supermarket on route to stock up on supplies, … More France/Italy Part 4: Lake Orta- Lake Maggiore- Lake Garda

France/Italy Part 3: Pont D’Arc – The Alps (La Breole) – Italy(!) Lake Orta

Bluebell the motorhome is parked up on a wonderful free Italian Sosta, overlooking the beautiful Lake Orta. The sun is shining, it’s very hot, and we are having a wonderful time! We had a great nights sleep at our France Passion site in Vallion Pont D’Arc and awoke feeling relaxed and excited that our journey … More France/Italy Part 3: Pont D’Arc – The Alps (La Breole) – Italy(!) Lake Orta

France/Italy Part 1: Calais – Beauvais – Clemont Ferand – Millau – Florac

Bluebell the motorhome is parked up on a very pretty aire in the town of Florac, which is situated in the South of France, in the Gorges du Tarn region. The sun is shining, and its feeling hot, hot, hot! We arrived into Calais at 4pm local time on Wednesday, and by 6pm we were … More France/Italy Part 1: Calais – Beauvais – Clemont Ferand – Millau – Florac

France- May half term 2013 (6) Guerande – Honfleur – Whissant – home

Bluebell the motorhome is parked back up outside home, she’s all unpacked, clean, and is having a major rest after driving us around the whole of Brittany, covering over 1600 miles! We had a long journey from Guerande to Honfleur, we had been unlucky with roadworks on this entire trip, but this journey in particular … More France- May half term 2013 (6) Guerande – Honfleur – Whissant – home

France- May half term 2013 (3) Cancale – Dinan – Perros Guirec (The pink granite coast)

Bluebell the motorhome is parked up around the back of a large souvenir store, overlooking fields and next to a Spanish motorhome. The weather was lovely earlier, however this afternoon has gone more overcast and chilly. We had a lovely lazy morning sat outside the van on the aire in Cancale. The sun was everso … More France- May half term 2013 (3) Cancale – Dinan – Perros Guirec (The pink granite coast)