France Motorhome Hire
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Rent a RV, motorhome or hire a campervan in France
Motorhome hire in France
France is a great country to enjoy a motorhome holiday. Set your own pace and take in everything on offer in your own home from home on wheels. With beds and a kitchen you don't have to worry about finding a hotel or a restaurant! It is very popular to rent campers to follow the tour de France - sporting Events such as the annual Tour de France bring huge demand for motorhomes, so be sure to book early.
France a very large country with beaches to the English Channel, The Atlantic and The Mediteranean Sea. France has a wide climate, from snow in the Alps to beutifully hot southern beaches. France is generally hot in the summer (April to September) and cool in the winter. Cities, beaches, lakes, mountains, chateaus and great campsites! Hire a motorhome in France for a brilliant holiday.
Motorhome hire is available in mainland France from; Brest, Digne, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris and Toulouse, and also from Corsica in Ajaccio.
If you rent a motorhome in France you will be given full instructions on how to use your reliable, clean motorhome. You will be given advice on driving a motorhome and regulations but we have some here: Quotes for RV and campervan hire will be for a minimum of 7 nights in France.
The minimum age of a driver in France is 18 years but there will be further restrictions for motorhomes in France. Children must be at least 10 years of age to sit in the front seat. The use of seat belts is compulsory for front- and rear-seat passengers. The legal blood alcohol limit is 0.05 percent but you are advised not to drink and drive a campervan in France
As a rule speed limits are as follows: 50 km/h (30 mph) in built-up areas, 90 km/h (56 mph) or 110 km/h (68 mph) outside built-up areas, and 130 km/h (81 mph) on
A flashing red traffic light means 'Do not enter'; flashing amber means 'Caution'; flashing yellow arrows mean give way
A sign reading 'Danger Prioritè à Droite' means that traffic on the right has priority at intersections. A sign reading 'Passage protégé' indicates that you're approaching a road that has priority. When traffic on a roundabout has priority, this is indicated by a red-bordered triangular sign bearing the roundabout symbol and the words 'vouz n'avez pas la priorité' (you do not have right of way) or 'cèdez le passage' (give way).
Parking a motorhome in an urban area in France can be quite tricky and try and follow the local parking customs. Pay-and-display machines (horodateurs) are common throughout France.
Roads in France are generally of a high standard and the Autoroutes (motorways) are very good, however they do attract a toll. Napolean constructed many fine roads for his armies and planted poplar trees along them to give shade. These roads to many are the epitome of a motorhome hire holiday in France.
Camp sites for RV in France
Signs reading 'Camping a la Ferme' and 'Camping rural' indicate small and spartan campgrounds. Usually you can only camp in campsites and not in the open in places such as state forests, national parks and along beach fronts. Many parking places near municipal beaches are guarded by a height barrier which blocks motorhomes from entering.
Fuel in France
Fuel is more expensive along the superhighways than at supermarkets; look to fill up or 'faire le plain' at supermarkets on main roads exiting towns. The blue pump dispenses leaded regular gasoline with an octane rating of 98. The green pumps gives unleaded gasoline is known as essence sans plomb.
So Hire a motorhome in France for a memorable holiday and save on the effort and expense of hotels, rental cars and eating out. Bon Voyage!