Europe is perfect for an epic road trip; from the rolling fields of Tuscany to the soaring mountains of the Sierra Nevada and luxe living in the South of France, you can find a road trip route to suit your taste and travel style. Whether you have a week, a month or a year, our top sixteen bucket list Europe road trip itinerary ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to get on the road.
Ahhh, France. A country so eclectic and beguiling, it is the most visited nation on the planet. A French road trip is the best way to explore the wonderful diversity and beautiful landscapes of this country. Use our detailed guide and travel tips to find French road trip ideas in every region, and to plan your ultimate France road trip.
Wondering where to spend winter in Europe? Europe in the winter offers so much variety, whether you’re looking for warm winter sun, beautiful snowy landscapes and crisp, cold weather or Christmas markets and festivities, you’ll find the best winter destinations in Europe here. Safe travels wherever you go!
Autumn is the perfect time for a holiday. The kids are back in school, the crowds have gone and the weather has yet to turn wintry. The colours will be glorious, attractions and cities will be quieter and beaches deserted; with so many reasons to see autumn in Europe, what are you waiting for?
Motorhome touring in the beautiful and varied country of France is a pleasure, you will be welcomed with open arms. From the Cote d’Azur with stunning views of the Mediterranean to the deserted and tranquil interior and twisting crystal clear rivers, France is the perfect place to spend a summer in your motorhome. Read this complete guide to motorhome touring in France and go prepared!
If you’re off to France in your motorhome or campervan, chances are you’ll be thinking about wild camping. Find out all you need to know about wild camping for motorhomes in France, finding the perfect spot and staying safe here.
France is so easy to get to in a motorhome or campervan. Just hop across the channel and you’re in another world. Find all the best destinations for motorhome and campervan holidays in France here.
If you’re going on a camping holiday, you’ll find some of the best campsites in Europe listed here, by campers who have actually stayed in them. Whatever your camping style, leave the urban life behind and enjoy the great outdoors in one of these fantastic European campsites.
Do you love a good road trip? Is it more about the journey than the destination? From challenging drives, to incredible views and a few off the beaten track choices, these are some of the best driving roads in Europe.
If you love taking your holidays in mountains and walking, then head to the Pyrenees for some amazing hiking routes! The combination of clean air, spectacular views and well maintained trails make hiking the Pyrenees an absolute pleasure. We think these are amongst the best hikes in the Pyrenees.
Deep in the beautiful and wild Cevennes area of France is the small town of Saint-Jean-du-Gard. Several times a day, the steam train of the Cevenne chugs it’s way across the spectacular valleys of the Gardon, over viaducts and through tunnels, to and from the town of Anduze, only stopping at La Bambouseraie on the way.
In the height of summer, when its 30° plus, all you want to do is find some cold water to immerse yourself in. If the cold water is also crystal clear and bubbling along through rock pools and waterfalls, then that’s even better. Top it off with a spectacular location and you’ve hit the wild swimming jackpot! We think these are the best wild swimming spots in France…enjoy!
We spent an incredible four months touring France in our motorhome. If you enjoy mountains, unspoilt coasts and wide open spaces, then this motorhome route across France is perfect for you. Choose bits of it, or do the whole thing; we will provide all the information you need to know to tour France in a motorhome.
The hike up the Pic du Tentes from the Col de Tentes, followed by an easy amble out to the Port de Boucharo, is perfect for day when your legs need a rest from the larger mountains. The views are incredible and Spain is so close you could just keep going….
The Cirque de Gavarnie hike in the Pyrénées mountains of France is relatively easy and very family friendly. Much of this gentle route is within the Cirque, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the many waterfalls that cascade down the walls of the Cirque.
The Lac de Gaube hike in the French Pyrenees is spectacular. A truly breathtaking hike around the lake and surrounding valley, make sure to stop often to enjoy the stunning mountain and lake views.