You know what, france is a pretty amazing place

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T'Onion wrote::lol: We sail on the Saturday 27th

Keith the Loire is vantastic

We spent a day travelling through on our way back last year.....last time i stayed was 30 years ago on a school trip! Amazingly i still remembered loads of places. Its certainly a place that needs more time.
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T'Onion wrote: :lol: We sail on the Saturday 27th

12:30am on Wednesday 31st

T'Onion wrote: Keith the Loire is vantastic

Oh yeshhhhhh :ok We're wandering over to Troyes after that ... seen it on James Martin cooking jobby and it looks worth a week's exploration to me :cheese
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We drove thru Troyes ....but didnt have time to stop......so many places....so little time.
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T'Onion wrote:Lloyd , a few of us are on the 12:00 (midday) DFDS crossing on the 27th
Hopefully staying over on the Friday night at the Dover kipping place :ok


Just added Gorge du Verdon as a place to visit :ok
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T'Onion wrote:
Just added Gorge du Verdon as a place to visit :ok

Its really good, we went last year. There are some really good Aires too.

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Anyone going to watch the Tour? Taking Dotty of course :D
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Not going but will keep an eye out on tv for your van. what colour is it?

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jed the spread wrote: There are some really good Aires too.

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Jed got any gps coordinates, looked in the aires book found one , near the Lac but only one.
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we have kinda book marked the aire in castellane. Its in the aire book. Med section number 170. has a chapel on top of a BIG rock, looks really nice if you search it on google images.
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Ralf85 wrote:Not going but will keep an eye out on tv for your van. what colour is it?


I am camping about 30km from 4 routes and cycling to watch. Won't get caught up in traffic then...and i can have a few beers :D
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We love pootling along the Loire.

Saumur is a well know place to stop along the Loire but there are, in my opinion nicer, less touristy places.

Amboise is like a mini Saumur with a lovely town - reasonably priced municipal site there too.

We also stopped another year at Langeais - again a very cheap municipal and a lovely little town but with a large chateau right in the middle of the town. We stopped for a couple of beers in the shadow of the chateau.

A couple of times we have started at Tours and driven along the Loire just stopping here and there as we fancied it.

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jed the spread wrote:
T'Onion wrote:
Just added Gorge du Verdon as a place to visit :ok

Its really good, we went last year. There are some really good Aires too.

Jed

Yup its great, we stayed there two years ago!! Just beautiful
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sounds like the UK will be empty this year, maybe i'll come over...... :P
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Good luck to all you guys n gals going to France :ok :run
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I envy the lot of you. I get worried about driving to Bristol and back.....
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