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Here you can hire in France
Côte d’Azur, Provence, Ardèche, Brittany and many exciting places like these are waiting in France for you. Hire a campervan in serveral french cities such as Paris, Bordeaux, Aix-Marseille or Lyon hop on and start driving. Enjoy your freedom and relax on your own individual road trip.
2nd driver included
Free rebooking and cancellation up to 48h before the trip
Road assistance and comprehensive insurance
Drive along the famous “Autoroute du solei” translated as the Highway of the Sun and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. The motorway A7 leads from Lyon further into the south, where the Mediterranean Sea is waiting and Côte d’Azur welcoming you. Prefer St. Tropez? Not an issue with your VW campervan. Hire your personal model and visit the most beautiful places on the French Riviera. Feel like unwinding? Pass the Côte d’Azur and its bustling roads and head towards scenic lavender fields in the Provence that seem to be dipped in purple. Enjoy some art and culture in Aix-en-Provence and walk in the footsteps of Paul Cézanne along picturesque fountains. Rent your VW California and start your holiday.
If you are a fan of water sports, it will subconsciously already draw you to the beautifully sun-drenched Côte de l’Atlantique. Visit Les Sables-d’Olonne in the area of Vendée Globe. This place is the starting point of the world’s toughest sailing race and takes place every four years. Or head towards the southern port of the city La Rochelle. Visit picturesque fishing villages and long sandy beaches. Walk along the islands of Ile de Ré and Ile d’Oléron and have a nice bath. With Roadsurfer you can also rent a carrier for your surfboard if you are into that kind of sport. Continue to Côte Basque in Biarritz and have some surfing adventures.
Rent your VW California or Mercedes Marco Polo and ride the coastal road through Brittany and Normandy. Rough nature, impressive cliffs, warm sand between your feet and the wind in your ear. Everything that a person needs is here to have. If you are into photography, enjoy the sunsets on the Côte de Granit Rose and make some photographic memories. The rock formations around Carnac with its 3,000 cult stones fascinate not only grown ups, but also the small campers. Visit Normandy with its impressive abbey of Saint Michel, the rocky island in the Wadden Sea and Paris and its magnificent Eiffel Tower.
La ville lumière (the city of lights) is one of the most popular travel destinations across the globe and you have the chance to visit it easily with your campervan. Enjoy the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Montmartre with the Sacre Coeur, the famous basilica and interesting museums souch as the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Explore Paris by yourself and take your camper with you along the journey.
Renting a campervan anywhere also means the route is the goal as well. Why not plan an intermediate stay in the Loire Valley with its famous castle and head further south spontaneously? Chateaux Chambord, Amboise and Chenonceau are just around the corner and mean a quick detour from the motorway A7. Start preparing on the road with a little chanson with the family “Sur le pont d’Avignon”. You are a wine lover? Head to the Alsace and have some delicious onion cake, enjoy the view of half-timbered houses and the picturesque landscape with its many vineyards on this wine route. Refill your cooler in the Bourgogne or the Champagne with some prickly drinks.
With the camper you have got everything that you could possibly need. With this master piece and its perfectly measured dimension, you are agile enough to visit the smallest streets in the cute little villages around Provence and flexible enough for a jaunt through Paris. With a height of less than two meters this camper is considered a car which is even more convenient when you get to the “Stations de Péage”, the toll stations of French highways.
roadsurfer tip: When you classify, choose a credit card sign. This saves a lot of waiting time on the busy motorways. Plan ahead if you travel French roads. There is always a speed limit of 130 kilometers per hour on French roads which decreases to 110 when its raining. Consider that since the summer of 2018, the maximum speed on “routes nationales” were lowered to 80 kilometers per hour.
French people love camping. This is probably why “Camping Sauvage”, translated as camping in the wild, is basically allowed as long as the roads and other drivers are not hindered in any way. In practice however, you will see many car parks where camping is expressly forbidden by many signs. Hence, be sure to keep an eye out for according signs in order to be safe. As a cheap alternative you can find many places across France that offer “city camping”. These are urban camp sites that are rather simply equipped but often located at beautiful destinations with very fair fees for accommodation. The perfect place for every adventure: whether you’re travelling with a tent, car, or camper. Our favourite spots for a trip through France can be found here.
Is there any better way to learn about enjoy regional specialties of one of the most famous cuisines in the world? Start your personal Tour de France on four wheels right away. Rent a campervan and live like a god and goddess. Taste fruits de mer, moules fries, bouillabaisse. Have a taste of the French sea. Finish of your hike in the Savoy with a view on Mont Blanc and a hearty tartiflette. Taste the delicous cog au vin and enjoy the way of making this delicacy. French people take a lot of time for dinner. Beware because there might be special times for you to have dinner and lunch. Outside any tourist attractions the “restos” and brasseries follow a traditional schedule. Classic meals are taken between 12-2 pm, because open kitchen policies are rare. Off to dinner? You might have to wait till 7-7.30 pm, because most restaurants open quite late comparatively. Allow plenty of time for visits at any restaurant and enjoy the many dishes including the “entrée, plat, fromage and some tasty desser”. Try the delicious Créme brulée à la lavande. Have a crepe suzette au grand marnier. And what about the traditional mousse au chocolat? Have everything that is on the money. You never know when you will get another chance.
The French Savoir Vivre can best be enjoyed en route in a Mercedes Marco Polo or the VW California. Rent your campervan and it will not take more than 24 hours for you to understand the French way of life. Carrying a baguette all the time seems odd? Wait till you are there and you will know that this bread is an integral part of life.
roadsurfer tip: “Les marche´s”, the weekly markets are an essential happening in the lives of French people. At most entrances you will find particular signs with “marché” days printed on them. Park your campervan at the entrance of a village, walk around, enjoy the scenery and buy everything you can put your hands on at these markets. Assemble some fresh local products like a “bonne baguette”, olives, tapenade and cheese for your dinner. Take a glass of lavender honey, fresh herbs from Provence and the typical chilly pepper Piment d’Espelette to make your holiday even better and bring back some souvenirs for family and friends.