Exploring France’s Mediterranean coast

The Languedoc-Roussillon region of France has a stretch of coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. The area is a popular tourist destination because it has a stunning landscape and a fantastic climate. In fact the weather in the region is so good the area is world famous for producing wine and is home to an incredible 740,000 plus acres of vines.

Along the coast there are a number of picturesque towns. One of the most impressive is Collioure. The town is under 30km from the Spanish border and has a fantastic history because of its strategic significance. It was captured by Wamba, King of the Visigoths in 673AD and went on to become a popular holiday destination for Majorcan Kings throughout the medieval period. The popularity remains to this day and people visit the town from around the world.

A common sight in the Languedoc-Roussillon region is the motorhome. The warm climate makes the area popular for people who want to enjoy the great outdoors in their motorhomes, caravans and tents. There are plenty of campsites to choose from, many of them with stunning views that you won’t want to leave behind.

Many motorhome enthusiasts from the UK choose the area as the final destination for their trip. There are several different ferry routes to choose from to France. Each one gives travellers the opportunity to take a smooth journey through France to the Mediterranean coast, enjoying great sights along the way and stopping wherever they please.

The great thing about choosing a motorhome, whether you own it or hire it, is the fact that you can take all of the comforts of home with you including the kitchen sink. You can stock up on food and drink and travel anywhere knowing you have accommodation and other essential facilities with you. You can even bring bicycles, games and countless other items to keep travellers entertained.

If you would like to take this kind of trip but need help finding a suitable vehicle you can arrange motorhome hire via our website. We put a great deal of effort into creating an extensive directory of companies offering vehicle hire around the world. With our help you could find a motorhome in the UK or travel to France and pick one up there.