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90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five

A 90-Day Campervan Adventure Part Five – France to England

Through France, Spain and Portugal, The Best of Europe in Three Months

Get ready for the ultimate 90-day thrill as we journey through the heart of France, the soul of Spain, and the coastal charm of Portugal! From Bordeaux’s vineyards to Salou’s Flamenco beats and Lisbon’s azure-adorned alleys, join us in uncovering the hidden gems of these mesmerising destinations. Fasten your seatbelts for a ride through history, culture, and culinary delights! Stay tuned for an unforgettable adventure! This is a blog about our travels through Europe in 2023. A total of 90 Days from England and back again Travelling through Europe in our Campervan.

A Grand Expedition Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Saint-Malo

Through France’s Coastal Marvels

Embarking on a grand odyssey from the sun-drenched beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Luz to the enchanting embrace of Saint-Malo, our journey unveils a tapestry of coastal wonders and historic gems. Starting in the fashionable haven of Biarritz, where the surf meets elegance, our adventure takes us to Bordeaux, the heart of vineyard splendour. From the tranquil shores of Fouras, where relaxation takes centre stage, to Rochefort’s maritime legacy echoing with the tales of seafaring adventures, every destination paints a vivid picture of France’s diverse coastal allure. Crossing over to the island paradise of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, with its pristine beaches and culinary delights, and then meandering through the medieval charm of Dinan, our expedition encapsulates the essence of France’s coastal magnificence. Each stopover promises a unique tale, a different flavour, and a captivating chapter in our travel saga, inviting exploration and enchantment at every turn.

Unraveling Coastal Charms in Detail

In Biarritz, surfers carve through waves against a backdrop of historic architecture, a prelude to Bordeaux’s vineyard-draped landscapes where wine tasting becomes an art. Fouras, a haven of tranquillity, offers sandy beaches and ancient forts, while Rochefort boasts maritime museums and elegant ships, narrating France’s naval history. Noirmoutier-en-l’Île charms with its salt marshes, local delicacies, and secluded beaches, set the stage for the medieval wonders of Dinan, where cobblestone streets lead to ancient castles and panoramic river views. Join me as we delve deeper into each destination, unravelling their secrets and immersing ourselves in the captivating stories they have to tell. Let’s embark on this detailed exploration, one that promises to paint a vivid and immersive portrait of each remarkable place along our scenic route.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz France

A Hidden Gem on the French Coast

90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five
Saint Jean de Luz A Beach Lover’s Paradise

Saint-Jean-de-Luz France nestled in the heart of the Basque Country, is a picturesque coastal town that captivates visitors with its charm, history, and stunning natural beauty. This charming destination offers a unique blend of French and Basque cultures. Making it an ideal spot for travellers seeking an authentic experience. Join me as we explore the enchanting Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a hidden gem on the French coast. 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five

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Exploring Bidart France A Coastal Paradise

Bidart France Town Hall
Bidart France Town Hall

Bidart France, a hidden gem on the southwestern coast of France, is a charming seaside village that promises a remarkable getaway for travellers seeking a tranquil escape. Nestled between the bustling towns of Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bidart France offers a unique blend of Basque culture, stunning landscapes, and pristine beaches. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the beauty and attractions of Bidart France, from a tourist’s perspective. 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five

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Biarritz France

Where Sun, Surf, and History Unite

Where Sun, Surf, and History Unite Biarritz
Where Sun, Surf, and History Unite Biarritz

Biarritz France a picturesque seaside gem nestled on the southwest coast of France, beckons travelers with its unique blend of sun, surf, and history. This charming destination, known for its stunning beaches and rich cultural heritage, promises an unforgettable escape. Join me as we explore the delights of Biarritz. 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five

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Ilbarritz Camping Your Basque Paradise Awaits!

Pitch with private facilities 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five
Pitch with private facilities

Ilbarritz Camping between Bidart and Biarritz. If you’re looking for a slice of Basque Country heaven, you’ve hit the jackpot at Ilbarritz Camping. As I stand here between the charming towns of Biarritz and Bidart, I can’t help but feel like I’ve discovered a hidden gem. Lidl and Intermarché Super Bidart are close by, either a quick drive or 15 15-minute walk away. We parked our campervan next to a little hut that contained a bathroom (Shower, Toilet, Sink) and a fridge freezer, Microwave and washing-up facilities. It was most unusual to have your own private hut while also using the van. 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five

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Bordeaux The Port City’s Treasures Await You

Bordeaux France 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five
Bordeaux France The Port City’s Treasures Await You

The City of Bordeaux France, is not only renowned for its wine culture but also as a thriving port city, offers a fascinating blend of maritime history, modern attractions, and vibrant waterfront experiences for tourists. Let’s set sail on a journey to explore what Bordeaux has to offer by the sea.

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Exploring Camping Bordeaux Lac Yelloh! Village Camping

Bordeaux Lac 90 Day Campervan European Trip France Part Five
Bordeaux Lac

Camping Bordeaux. Bordeaux Lac is a treasure trove of natural beauty, and nestled within its scenic embrace lies the Yelloh! Village Camping. If you’re seeking an enchanting getaway, this destination should be at the top of your list. We stayed with the same camping company in Biarritz, Camping Yelloh! Village Ilbarritz Côte basque. That was a lovely site and a good price, so we chose the same site for Bordeaux. It was the best location, the closest and also had the right travel links to get into the City of Bordeaux.

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Exploring the Charming Seaside Town of Fouras France

Fouras France European Trip
Fouras France European Trip

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of southwestern France, Fouras is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This quaint seaside town, with its rich history and natural beauty, is the perfect destination for travellers seeking a unique and tranquil escape.

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Camping Le Cadoret Fouras

Camping Le Cadore Fouras Where Nature Meets the Sea
Where Nature Meets the Sea

Camping Le Cadoret Fouras. We stayed for one week at this Campsite. It’s a wonderful location. The walking and scenery around this area meant that you did not need a car. Everything is on foot, just walk and enjoy. Nestled in the heart of Fouras, The Campsite offers an idyllic retreat for travellers seeking a perfect blend of nature and comfort. As a camping enthusiast. My stay at Le Cadore was a delightful experience that allowed me to immerse myself in the beauty of the surroundings while enjoying the convenience of modern amenities.

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Uncover the Rich Tapestry of Rochefort’s Tourist Attractions

Exploring Rochefort France
Exploring Rochefort France

If you’re a travel aficionado, Rochefort, France, might not be the first place that comes to mind when planning your next adventure. However, this charming town, tucked away in the heart of southwestern France, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. In this blog post, we’ll take you on a virtual journey through Rochefort’s tourist attractions and give you a taste of the wonders that await you in this picturesque destination.

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Our Experience at Sandaya Domaine Le Midi Noirmoutier-en-l’lle France

Plage du Midi
Plage du Midi

Stepping into Camping Sandaya Domaine Le Midi felt like stepping into a different world, one where the hustle and bustle of everyday life faded into the background. Nestled amidst nature’s wonders, this campsite is a haven for anyone craving a genuine escape. As a tourist, We found our stay here to be nothing short of magical. I suppose Noirmoutier-en-l’lle is an Island connected by a bridge, so it does feel disconnected in a good way. We never left the Island for 7 days.

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Exploring Noirmoutier-en-l’Île

A Paradise for Travel Enthusiasts

Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Noirmoutier-en-l’Île Cockle Pickers

Noirmoutier-en-l’Île Nestled on the Atlantic coast of France, is a haven for travel enthusiasts seeking a perfect blend of nature, history, and adventure. As a dedicated travel blogger, you’ll find this charming island a treasure trove of captivating experiences and mesmerizing attractions. Here’s your ultimate guide to discovering the heart and soul of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île from a tourism perspective.

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Discover the charming allure of Dinan France.

Where Medieval Charm Meets Modern Elegance

Where Medieval Charm Meets Modern Elegance
Where Medieval Charm Meets Modern Elegance

Dinan France nestled along the banks of the Rance River, Is a living fairy tale waiting to be explored. With its cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, and medieval ramparts, this charming town exudes an irresistible allure that captivates the heart of every visitor.

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Enchanting Saint-Malo France

A Maritime Marvel Beckons

A Maritime Marvel Beckons Saint Malo France
A Maritime Marvel Beckons St Malo France

Saint-Malo France along the rugged coastline of Brittany, Saint-Malo stands as a living testament to France’s maritime heritage. This walled city is an absolute must-visit destination for intrepid travellers seeking a blend of history, scenic beauty, and coastal charm.

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Camping de la Cité d’Alet

A Seaside Escape in Saint-Malo France

Coastal Serenity at Camping de la Cité d'Alet
Coastal Serenity at Camping de la Cité d’Alet

Campsite Saint-Malo If you’re seeking a serene coastal getaway, look no further than Camping de la Cité d’Alet in Saint-Malo, France. Nestled along the picturesque Brittany coastline, this campsite offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, historical charm, and modern amenities, making it an ideal destination for travellers seeking a unique camping experience.

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Breath-Taking Ferry Crossing from Saint-Malo to Portsmouth

Aboard the Bretagne Ship by Brittany Ferries

Bretagne ship by Brittany Ferries
Bretagne ship by Brittany Ferries

Saint-Malo to Portsmouth Ferry. Get ready for an unforgettable journey across the English Channel. Join me as I recount my recent ferry crossing adventure from the charming port city of Saint-Malo to the historic shores of Portsmouth. Onboard the magnificent Bretagne ship by Brittany Ferries, this voyage is a delightful blend of convenience, comfort, and breathtaking vistas.

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Spain to France and back to England Map

The Map is just for illustration, the route is correct but not all day trips and days out while at Campsites are added. French Tourist Website

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