How and where to rent a motorhome in the Nîmes region?

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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 Nîmes region? 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 Nîmes region requires a great deal of organization!

As well as selecting your itinerary and finding 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 Nîmes 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 Nîmes and the surrounding area.

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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 Nîmes region and drive with a B license 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 + fridge + sanitary facilities and shower


  • Freeway: Category 2
  • Interior volume & comfort
  • Ideal for a couple
  • Water and gas supply + heating + fridge + 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 and around Nîmes?

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

These sites are now numerous on the road-trip and wild camping market, and they allow you to enjoy a vehicle at a lower cost, like Yescapa for example. Would you like to rent a motorhome or converted van in or around Nîmes?

How does it work?

  • Start by selecting Nîmes 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 berths 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!

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How much does it cost to rent a motorhome or van in the Nîmes region?


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 Nîmes area, the average daily price is around 79 euros. Of course, if you plan ahead, you’ll have more choice!

Where to travel by motorhome from Nîmes?

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Over 1 week

Are you planning to rent a motorhome in Nîmes for a week? The South of France has countless towns, villages, sites and monuments that can’t be ignored. In the Gard region, you can visit Grau-du-Roi and the Espiguette beach, Aigues-Mortes and the Salins du Midi, Saint-Laurent-d’Aigouze (the Tour Carbonnière), Nîmes and the garrigues (Bois des Espeisses, Château d’Or et de Gueules trail, Domaine d’Escattes, Combe des Bourguignons, Clos Gaillard), and the Roman monuments of Nîmes (Arènes, Maison Carrée, Tour Magne, Jardins de la Fontaine).

Then visit the Pont du Gard, Uzès, Avignon, Carpentras, Mont Ventoux, the Baronnies provençales nature park, Montélimar, Crest, Nyons or Die. Would you like to ride a lot for 7 days? Visit the villages of the Vercors Natural Park (Léoncel, La Chapelle-en-Vercors, Villard-de-Lans, Saint-Jean-en-Royans), Romans-sur-Isère, Grenoble. Take on the southern Alps with the Alpes d’Huez, the Écrins massif, Briançon and Lac de Serre-Ponçon.

Over 1 month

Staying in the Languedoc region during the week, discover the Larzac plateau, the Millau viaduct, the Haut-Languedoc nature park and its listed villages (Olargues, Roquebrun, Ceilhes-et-Rocozels, Avène, Lacaune, La Salvetat-sur-Agout, etc.), the Hérault hinterland (Pézenas, Clermont-l’Hérault, Canet, Aniane, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, Lac du Salagou, circling the lake, etc.).), the Hérault hinterland (Pézenas, Clermont-l’Hérault, Canet, Aniane, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert), Lac du Salagou, Cirque de Navacelles, Gorges de l’Ardèche, Gorges du Gardon, Alès, Corniche des Cévennes.

In one month, visit the Côte d’Azur by motorhome, and then continue on to Corsica, for example. Start with Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, the emblem of Provence. Follow the Calanques route from Marseille and Cassis (the Cassis cliffs and Cap Canaille) to La Ciotat and Sanary-sur-Mer. Toulon and Mont Faron are essential stops before setting sail for Corsica.

Visiting Corsica by motorhome requires at least two weeks. This will give you time to discover places like Ajaccio, the Calanches de Piana, the Scandola nature reserve, the Désert des Agriates, L’Île-Rousse, Calvi, Cap Corse, Bastia, the Spelunca gorges, the Aiguilles de Bavella, Zonza, l’Ospedale, Porto-Vecchio and its beaches, Bonifacio and its cliffs, etc.

Now you know how and where to rent a motorhome in Nîmes!