Embarking on a campervan road trip in France not only allows you to explore the country’s stunning landscapes but also provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the excitement of popular French events, from world-class music festivals and prestigious sporting competitions to lively cultural celebrations, all while enjoying the freedom and flexibility of your own cozy mobile accommodation. Here’s an overview of some of our highlights:
Nice Carnival, February, Nice: a dazzling and vibrant event where the streets of Nice come alive with colorful parades, elaborate floats, and lively music, showcasing the city’s rich cultural heritage and festive spirit.
Fête de la Musique, June, whole country: a lively and inclusive celebration held on June 21st each year in France, where musicians of all genres take to the streets, parks, and venues to perform free concerts, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere throughout the country.
Tour de France, July: an iconic 23 days cycling race held annually during the summer, captivates the world as professional cyclists traverse the picturesque French landscapes, conquering challenging stages and captivating audiences with their incredible athleticism and determination.
Bastille Day, July, whole country: a vibrant and patriotic French holiday celebrated on 14th July throughout France.
Fête des Lumières in Lyon, December, Lyon: a mesmerizing festival where the city becomes a captivating canvas of light and art for 4 days, with stunning light installations illuminating the streets, buildings, and landmarks, creating a magical and enchanting atmosphere for visitors to enjoy.
Strasbourg Christmas Market, December, Strasbourg: a magical winter wonderland where the enchanting streets of Strasbourg come alive with festive lights, charming stalls selling handicrafts and delicious treats, and the joyful sounds of carols, creating a truly memorable and enchanting Christmas experience.