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Tasting Champagne in Epernay, France

I’m a big fan of sparkling wine, so when the chance to pass through the Champagne region of France presented itself we couldn’t pass it up. We headed to Epernay, which has titled itself the capitol of Champagne. Mercier is the big tourist draw in town. They have set up a full visit package. Tours […]

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French Mushroom Caves

“Champpignons Delalande” or as we called them, The Mushroom Caves, is one of those strange stops that you have to make when traveling around a country in an RV. We actually almost didn’t make it here. As we approached the bridge, a large warning sign said large vehicles should use caution. We were close to […]

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Chateau du Rivau: Perfect for Kids

Upon leaving Nantes, our France Passion trip took us through the Loire Valley. We opened our books and found a lovely looking vineyard in a small French town and set our sights on a stopover. Chateau D’Epire was another amazing little find. This vineyard has been in the family for six generations. We popped in […]

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Fort La Latte in Brittany France

We are always up to visit a good castle. Little did we know when we set our sights on Fort La Latte that we would be stepping into our children’s dream castle. Fort La Latte has two draw bridges, secret passageways and plenty of space to run around — the perfect stop on our RV adventure. As […]

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Monet’s Garden in Giverny France

We opted to spend an afternoon exploring Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France. The drive was a bit of a backtrack but sitting in the RV we realized how close we were and that everything would be in bloom. We knew we had to go and in travel with kids, when you get the feeling it’s […]

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A Morning Bike Ride to Jumiéges Abbey

Our first day in the RV was a blockbuster driving day. We hauled out of the Netherlands and headed toward France’s Northwestern coastline. We had a farm picked out for our first farm stay with France Passion. The trip nearly came to an early end as our GPS instructed Jeff to make a hard left […]

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A Morning in Bayeux, France

We spent the night with France Passion at Le Grand Fumichon, Vaux Sur Aure in our RV. The farm also has a B&B with 4 bedrooms, if you’re not traveling with your RV. Thanks to some night rain that lulled everyone into a deep slumber the boys slept in. We enjoyed some breakfast burritos sitting in […]

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Normandy’s D-Day Sights With Kids

When we decided to rent a camper van and stay on farms as part of France Passion, we knew this trip would go against our normal overly-planned style.  Instead of a full itinerary, we highlighted some “must see” sights and went from there. We knew we wanted to see the D-Day sights that lie on […]

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