The French are lucky! They live in a country which is blessed with an endless variety of places to visit and things to do. Combined with a superb climate in the south, many choose to holiday at home… but rather than head out during July and August they wait until October which is regarded by many as the perfect time for a road trip. The bulk of the tourists have left leaving miles of quiet roads leading to beautiful towns, cities and ‘tourist attractions’ that are blissfully free of tourists! Still, it’s not only the French who choose to take advantage of this perfect time of year for a holiday in France. The well-informed traveller also heads south to Provence where the weather is still warm to enjoy a sun-drenched holiday before winter sets in.
With the crowds much reduced, it is the perfect time to explore some of the