How and where to rent a motorhome in the Limoges area?

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Are you planning to visit France or Europe in a motorhome? Did you know that it’s possible to rent a motorhome in the Limoges area? We’ll tell you how!

Why not take to the roads of France and Europe in a motorhome, converted van or camper van? A real home on wheels, the motorhome is back in vogue, giving you considerable freedom of movement when you want to travel. However, setting off on a tour of France or Europe in a motorhome from the Limoges region requires a great deal of organization!

As well as choosing your itinerary and locating parking areas or parking lots where you can park your vehicle, you also need to find out where and how to rent a motorhome, van or camper van in the Limoges area. There are many sites offering rentals for several days or even several months, for all budgets, and sometimes with just a few clicks on the Internet!

Wondering how to go about it? Don’t panic, we’ll tell you how to rent a motorhome in Limoges and the surrounding area.

Rent a motorhome around Limoges

How to choose a motorhome or van?

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The first step to a successful holiday is to rent a vehicle suited to your trip! And the good news is that, with just a « B » driving license, you can rent any type of recreational vehicle, as long as its GVW is less than 3.5 T.

From integral to van, here are four types of motorhome that you can rent in the Limoges area and drive with a B licence in your pocket:

The nasturtium

  • Freeway: Category 3
  • Ideal for families
  • Sleeps up to 6
  • Water and gas supply + heating + refrigerator + sanitary facilities and shower

The profile

  • Freeway: Category 2
  • Versatile
  • For 2 to 4 people, sometimes 6
  • Water and gas supply + heating + refrigerator + sanitary facilities and shower

Integral

  • Freeway: Category 2
  • Interior volume & comfort
  • Ideal for a couple
  • Water and gas supply + heating + refrigerator + sanitary facilities and shower

Fitted vans and panel vans

  • Freeway: Category 1
  • Ideal for one person or a couple
  • Little space, but well optimized
  • Small kitchen area, sometimes refrigerator + sanitary facilities and shower

→ Good to know: If you’ve decided to think bigger and want to rent a motorhome with a maximum weight of over 3.5 tons, then you’ll need to have a HGV license in your possession! In addition to a different license, it’s important to take into account freeway charges when budgeting for a heavy-duty motorhome: vehicles over 3.5 tons belong to category 3, just like a bus or a two-axle truck.

In fact, three-axle motorhomes are even considered Class 4!

Where can I find a motorhome rental in Limoges and the surrounding area?

Before starting your vacation itinerary, it’s a good idea to make an online reservation via an online campervan and motorhome rental platform.

There are now many such sites on the road-trip and wild camping market, and they enable you to take advantage of a vehicle at lower cost, like Yescapa, for example. Would you like to rent a motorhome or converted van in Limoges or the surrounding area?

How does it work?

  • Start by selecting Limoges and the surrounding area as the geographical zone where you wish to collect the vehicle (for example Chalon-sur-Saône, Monceau-les-Mines, Bourg-en-Bresse…).
  • Make sure you choose unlimited mileage, check the number of beds available, whether it is possible to travel abroad, etc.: you can filter the results by selecting several search criteria.
  • Make an online rental request and share your travel information (dates, rental options, mileage, etc.) with the owner.
  • If your request is accepted, after payment you will have access to the owner’s contact details to set up a first meeting.
  • On the day of departure, present your driver’s license and pay the deposit.
  • An inventory offixtures is drawn up and a rental contract is signed by both parties. On your return, after an unforgettable trip, sign the return inventory of fixtures, and that’s it!

Rent a motorhome around Limoges

How much does it cost to rent a motorhome or van in the Limoges area?

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It’s no secret that renting a motorhome or van is always more affordable when it’s done privately. Prices vary according to a number of criteria, such as the number of beds, the model of motorhome or van, the equipment available, the type of motorhome and whether pets are allowed.

In the Limoges area, the average daily price is around 69 euros. Of course, if you plan ahead, you’ll have more choice!

Where to travel by motorhome from Limoges?

To travel from Limoges in a motorhome, van or camper van, you’ll need to select your stops and forget about the idea of being able to see everything in one go.

Your itinerary will logically depend on your vacation dates: you don’t go on a motorhome trip for a week like you do on a road-trip for several months. There are so many different ways to travel by motorhome or van from Limoges, that it will take several years of vacation!

Here’s an idea for a week’s motorhome itinerary from Limoges.

1 week: To start with, take to the roads of the Limousin and Périgord regions of the Dordogne. Périgueux, Bergerac, Sarlat-la-Canéda and the surrounding villages will introduce you to their terroir. Discover the South-West with Brive-la-Gaillarde, Cahors, Montauban, Albi and Toulouse. Head for the Atlantic coast along the roads of the Gers and Landes regions: Auch, Mont-de-Marsan, Dax. The wild Landes coast offers superb beaches, from Biscarosse to Hossegor via Mimizan.

1 month: Why not take the adventure all the way to Istanbul for a one-month motorhome trip from Limoges? Cross south-central France on the roads of Corrèze (Tulle, Ussel). Then drive through the Parc Naturel des Volcans d’Auvergne and the Parc Naturel du Livradois-Forez. The Alps take your breath away: Chartreuse nature park, then the Vanoise national park after Chambéry. Cross the Po plain from Milan to Trieste: the gateway to the Balkans opens up. A visit to the pleasant city of Ljubljana is a must. Cross Croatia to Belgrade (Serbia). You have two choices: enter Romania to reach Bucharest and the Danube Delta nature reserve. Alternatively, visit Sofia (Bulgaria) from Belgrade, Plovdiv and its ancient history: Plovdiv is the oldest inhabited city in Europe. Istanbul, the first charms of the Orient, is just a few hours away.

If you rent a motorhome or van in Limoges and the surrounding area, you can visit the following nearby countries:

  • Austria (Graz, Vienna, Salzburg)
  • Germany (Stuttgart, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg)
  • France (Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Toulouse)
  • Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague)
  • Italy (Venice, Rome, Milan, Florence)
  • Switzerland (Lausanne, Geneva, Bern)