Day one took us from Huddersfield to Hull where we caught an overnight P&O ferry to Zeebrugge, Belgium. We found the ferry trip a very relaxing start to our six-week campervan adventure.
The rest of our trip unfolded as follows….
Day 2: Zeebrugge to Metz, France.Stayed overnight in a council car park – the free spots for campers were all full.
Day 3: Metz to Savigny-le-Sec, near Dijon. Found a lovely little aire which cost us just 3.5 euros.
Day 4: Savigny-le-Sec to Montferrat, 44km from Grenoble. Campsite http://www.camping-montferrat.fr
Day 5: Montferrat to Arvieux in the Haute-Alpes, near the Col d’Izoard.
Day 6: Arvieux to Borolo, Italy. Camping Sole Langhe.
Day 7: Borolo to Milan. Campsite Citta di Milano, near the San Siro stadium.
Day 8: Milan to Desenzano, Lake Garda.
Day 9: Lake Garda to Punta Sabbioni, near Venice. Camping Mose – we stayed here 3 nights as it’s a lovely spot.
Day 12: Punta Sabbioni to Dujceva Kamp, near the Skocjan caves, Slovenia.
Day 13: Dujceva to Kobarid. Lazar campsite.
Day 14: Kobarid to Lake Bohinj.
Day 15: Lake Bohinj to Berchtesgaden, Bavarian Alps, Germany.
Day 16: Berchtesgaden to near Munich.
Day 17: Munich to Colmar, France. Riverside campsite called D’Ill. Stopped two nights.
Day 19: Colmar to Ribeauville. Camping de 3 Chateaux. Stopped five nights – it was less than five euros a night!
Day 24: Ribeauville to Nancy. Brabois campsite. Stopped two nights.
Day 26: Nancy to Lac du Madine. Stopped in a lakeside car park for seven euros.
Day 27: Lac du Madine to Varennes en Argonne, near Verdun. Campsite called Paquis.
Day 28: Varennes en Argonne to Charleville-Mezieres. Le Mont Olympe campsite. Two night stop.
Day 30: Charleville-Mezieres to Peronne. Stayed at Etang du Broche municipal campsite.
Day 31: Peronne to Violaines. Stopped at Etang campsite – cheap and not so cheerful at five euros a night.
Day 32: Violaines to Bray-Dunes. Stayed at Camping Perroquet.
Day 33: Bray-Dunes to De Panne, Belgium. Stayed at Ter Hoeve campsite.
Day 34: De Panne to Bruges. Stayed at Memling campsite.
Day 35: Bruges to Zulte. Stayed at Kamperautoterrain (stopping point for campervans) for 3 nights for a total of five euros.
Day 38: Zulte to De Balokken, Wervik. Two nights at Kamperautoterrain.
Day 40: De Balokken to Bruges. One night at Memling campsite.
Day 41: Bruges to Zeebrugge. One night on the P&O ferry to Hull.
Day 42: Hull to Huddersfield and home.