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Autumn/Winter travelling
« on: March 28, 2018, 09:03:00 AM »
Hi All, we will be setting off on our travels in September and heading into France/Spain/Portugal, eventually back into Southern Spain for December.  We would welcome any advice/tips as to what areas have camp sites open during these months, we are happy to use Aires etc.. but would like to see what other options may be open to us.


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Re: Autumn/Winter travelling
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 11:08:33 PM »

It's been a long time since I've been there, so I'm not much good on specifics, but the best things are off the major roads.

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Re: Autumn/Winter travelling
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2019, 03:48:32 AM »
Hiya, bluemoonvinny!

I've been to France several times.
It will get harder as you get North. Down in the Dordoigne public spaces seemed pretty open and I would even find picnic spots with taps and electricity! They must have decided that it costs more to fence off than to let people use them. But as you go North the population gets denser and fences appear more and more, followed by gates that get locked at night. The French are fiercely protective of their land and wild camping is not recommended if done on the sly.

Though, in less populated areas it's easy to find a suitable spot, and you can always ask a farmer - I've never been refused.
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