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In collaboration with the "Vignerons Indépendants de France" and the "Bienvenue à la Ferme" network, France Passion presents the 24th edition of its guide listing free, private stopover sites on farms and in vineyards across France.

France Passion 2017

Motorhome and campervan owners, do you prefer stopovers in the countryside, and want the freedom to explore the diversity of rural France?

France Passion 2017 has 2000 host sites available.

800 wine-growers, 950 farmers and 250 craftsmen and women await your visit. You will discover the hidden secrets of France when camping on their properties, let them be your guides!

245 new destinations added this year...

...where you can taste and enjoy Pyrenean honey, Languedoc-Roussillon Muscat, Provencal goat's cheese, Auvergne cured meats, Normandy camembert, Brittany cider, Alsace and Aquitaine duck and goose liver pâtés, Champagne, and renowned Burgundy and Claret wines.

The 2017 France Passion stopovers guide is your passport to France!

The France Passion principle is simple, motorhome and campervan owners can stay overnight or for 24 hours on these French properties free of charge and without having to book.

All that is necessary to enjoy this amazing farm and vineyard stopover network is to remember to say "Hello" and "Goodbye"!

To obtain your copy of the French stopovers list, just purchase the Stopover Guide published by France Passion.

Quiet nights, freedom of choice and no camping fees.

Surrounded by magnificent scenery at the waters edge, at the heart of a vineyard or at the foot of a splendid château, simply park and spend a worry-free night with the largest motorhome host network in France!

Along your way you'll also find unusual places and activities: take part in a grape harvest, visit a tropical glasshouse, take a ride in a carriage, fish for trout, make beer, learn to cook local specialities... Your hosts have come up with original ideas to make your stay more memorable!

The delights of local French produce at your table

Why not join the France Passion scheme and make your own exclusive wine tour at a fraction of the cost of an organised vineyard tour.

The men and women who are your hosts are passionate about what they do, proud of their work, and delighted to meet you.

There is ample opportunity to thank them for their hospitality - try out their produce and local specialities and stock up on French delights onsite.


Norrie and Laura's visit to a Monbazillac vineyard

"We visited this Vineyard at Monbazillac in September and spent two nights there. The owners do not speak English, however they were incredibly friendly and helpful never the less. Lots of pointing and gestures. The pitches are terraced and generally level with superb views over the vineyard and when we visited there were another 5 vans well spaced. There are picnic tables at each pitch and the owner provides levelling blocks if required. Water is available as is toilet emptying facility. Its about 8 km from Bergerac and well signed. It was the start of our tour of the Dordogne and we were sad to leave."

Norrie and Laura Bradshaw

Phil & Denise's experience...

“From mid-August to mid-October we travelled around France and Southern Europe we stayed on many France Passion locations a total of 14 nights and had a wonderful time, the hospitality at times was so good it was embarrassing for us as strangers to be so warmly welcomed, we had nothing but positive experiences and met some very charismatic people from all walks of life. if you're as polite as your hosts you will have no problems, my tip is when in France never ever ask “Parlez-vous anglais” no matter how bad your French may be have a go, help is at hand and you will have a much better experience.”

Phil & Denise Dougan


The France Passion Stopover Guide is published in three languages: French, English and German (main texts also in Spanish, Italian and Dutch).

 

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