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Welcome to Drive-Alive Self-Drive Holidays in France.

Driving holidays throughout Western Europe and Scandinavia.

Motoring holidays in France, Driving Tips and Tourist Information for France

Everything for your holiday in France all on one site.

loire chateauFrance is twice the size of the UK but with roughly the same number of people. So there are plenty of wide open spaces and, except near large towns and cities, the roads are much less crowded then in Great Britain. Add to this the proximity of France to the UK and it all adds up to a country where a driving holiday holds considerable appeal. More tourist information for France.

There are something like 25 different ferry routes between France and the UK, so wherever you live you should find a route to suit you. Check out our ferry information page for more information. avignon bridge pont d'avignon

France has an amazing variety of different scenery and climate. There are fantastic beaches, lazy rivers flowing through wooded countryside, and the mighty Alpine peaks. The climate ranges from not too different to that of the UK in the north, to the warmth and sunshine of the Mediterranean. So decide what you want, book your passage and have a great holiday!

Car hire in France: If you fly check our car hire. Fantastic rates on a wide range of vehicles, available from your destination airport.

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These are just a few of the internationally famous hotel chains we deal with, as well as offering one of the most comprehensive selection of independent hotels in Europe.

novotel hotels France


ibis hotels France


minotel hotels France


mercure hotels France


best western hotels France

Best Western

silence hotels France

Relais du Silence

Campanile Hotels France

Campanile Hotels

Kyriad Hotels France

Kyriad Hotels

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Logis de France

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