Staying cool in Provence

Motorhome travel in hot weather

Next week we will be leaving for the Western Motorhome show in Malvern and are hoping that the weather will be warm and sunny so that visitor attendance is high. We also hope that the weather is good for our last two summer tours for this season that take us to the “Breathtaking Black Forest” and then to Read more about Motorhome travel in hot weather[…]

Logo Come See Us at the Western Motorhome Show 2019 in Malvern

Meet us at the Western Motorhome Show

Come and see us on our stand no. 92 and we can have a chat about our tours. We will be presenting our 2020 touring programme officially to the general public at the Western Motorhome Show in Malvern, that will take place from 16th – 18th AUGUST 2019 at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern. If you Read more about Meet us at the Western Motorhome Show[…]

Evening campsite in Koblenz deutsches Eck 2019

Shows in 2019

Two weeks ago we returned from our  “Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers” tour, the last tour before our summer break. We had a fantastic two weeks with a great group of people, while driving along the most beautiful parts of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. We had perfect weather for the fireworks during Rhine in Flames, one Read more about Shows in 2019[…]

Tapas bar in Donostia/San Sebastian
Old town Rovinj

Touring programme 2020 now open for booking

Touring programme 2020 now open for booking Two weeks ago we returned from our “Exciting Eastern Germany” tour. It was a new tour for 2019 and everybody thoroughly enjoyed it. We saw some amazing towns and cities, like Potsdam Dresden and Erfurt and visited many castles, including Colditz Castle, the former POW camp. On our Read more about Touring programme 2020 now open for booking[…]

Weather conditions in the German/Austrian Alps

As you have probably heard on the news, heavy snowfall in the last few weeks has brought chaos to parts of Germany leaving roads blocked, trains halted, and schools shut. There were major problems in the German/Austrian Alps and to some extent in the Erzgebirge, a mountain region north of Bavaria. There were disaster alerts Read more about Weather conditions in the German/Austrian Alps[…]

Dinner room Franciacorta
Rhine in Flames fireworks 2016
Manda Tours in Winter

500 years of Renaissance in the Loire Valley

  Escorted Motorhome Tour during the celebrations of 500 years of Renaissance in the Loire Valley As you will probably know, in May 2019 we have a tour to the “Leisurely Loire Valley” in our programme. The Loire Valley region is an enchanted land of vineyards, floral gardens and rolling green hills, studded with story Read more about 500 years of Renaissance in the Loire Valley[…]

Stand at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017

Motorhome & Caravan Show 2018 to start next week

Next Tuesday the Motorhome & Caravan Show starts at the NEC in Birmingham. If you would like to meet us personally to find out more about our 2019 escorted motorhome tours, you can find us in Hall 9 Stand 32b and we will be happy to answer all your questions. In addition to our popular tours Read more about Motorhome & Caravan Show 2018 to start next week[…]

Königssee from Viewpoint
Sue & Clive, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2018
Lorraine & Steve, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2018
Cowburn Jane & Mike
Ann & David, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2018
Kenworthy Jane & Mark 2018
Yvonne & Martyn
Visit our stand at the Western Motorhome Show in Malvern 17th-19th August 2018
Laycock Margaret & Mel
Königssee from Viewpoint
Trish, Paul & Dexter 2018
Jones Sue & Howard Springtime in Holland 2018

Article MMM “Charmed by the beauty of Lake Constance”

Article MMM “Charmed by the beauty of Lake Constance” We have just returned from our “Springtime in Holland” tour. The weather was fantastic, the flowers beautiful and most importantly a good time was had by all. During the trip we uploaded several pictures and two videos on our Facebook page. You might be a reader Read more about Article MMM “Charmed by the beauty of Lake Constance”[…]

European Map of LPG Filling Systems

Refillable Gas Bottles

  Refillable Gas Bottles As winter this year does not seem to want to end we thought it might be a good idea to write about the ideal gas supply for your motorhome. When we bought our first motorhome we began like most people by purchasing regular gas bottles. We even bought an aluminium gas Read more about Refillable Gas Bottles[…]

MandA Tours European Motorhome Tours: Campsite in northern Spain
Menin Gate Ypres
Dresden at night
Rheinfall Schaffhausen

Tolls in Europe

Tolls in Europe In this post we would like to give you some information about toll roads in Europe and in particular in those countries we travel to. Our “Springtime in Holland” tour starts in Ghent, Belgium before continuing to Amsterdam in Holland. There are no toll roads in either country for motorhomes under 7.5t. Read more about Tolls in Europe[…]

Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show

Happy New Year

  Happy New Year The new year has begun and we are busily getting ready for the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 20th – 25th February 2018 and have already booked our pitch at the temporary campsite. Our stand will be in Hall 4, stand number 4.514. We hope Read more about Happy New Year[…]

Europe's Best Christmas European Motorhome Tour
1. world largest cuckoo clock

Readers Letter “Breathtaking and easy” Black Forest tour with a rented motorhome

Readers Letter “Breathtaking and easy” Black Forest tour with a rented motorhome If you are a regular reader of the MMM magazine, you might have already seen that the magazine published a readers letter from one of our customers on page 18 of the January 2018 issue entitled “Breathtaking and easy”. This is the second Read more about Readers Letter “Breathtaking and easy” Black Forest tour with a rented motorhome[…]

Escorted Motorhome Tour Springtime in Holland red tulips at Keukenhof gardens
Rhine in Flames fireworks 2016
Motorhome tour: Impressive Italian Lakes & Cities Lago Maggiore
Customers Jean & John Germany's Romantic Road 2017
Customers Sue & Howard during our escorted motorhome tour Germany's Romantic Road 2017
Customers Cathy & Mervyn during our escorted motorhome tour Germany's Romantic Road 2017
Stand at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017

The Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC has started

The Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC has started The first 3 days of the Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC in Birmingham have been very successful for us. We have met many potential new customers and also customers who came to say hello or re-book for 2018. We would like to thank everybody Read more about The Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC has started[…]

Customers Janet & Richard during our escorted motorhome tour Germany's Romantic Road 2017
Customers Heulwen & Jeff Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 NEC

Visit us at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC

Visit us at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC We would be happy to talk to you about our 2018 tours at the Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 17th – 22nd October. Our stand number is 32b at the entrance to Hall 9. We hope to meet many Read more about Visit us at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC[…]

Customers Dianne & Geoffrey Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
View from Neuschwanstein castle
Customers Gil & David Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
Market square Landsberg am Lech
Customers June & Peter Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
Dehner flower park in autumn
Customers Joy & Dennis Breathtaking Black Forest 2017

Customer Review: Joy & Dennis, Breathtaking Black Forest Tour 2017

Customer Review: Joy & Dennis, during our escorted motorhome tour Breathtaking Black Forest in 2017 Just a line to thank you personally for a most enjoyable “Breathtaking Black Forest” tour, which we really enjoyed. Good company, wonderful scenery and Black Forest Gateaux – what else could anyone possibly want?! Your planning and organisation was exceptional allowing Read more about Customer Review: Joy & Dennis, Breathtaking Black Forest Tour 2017[…]

Market square Dinkelsbühl
Customers Tricia & Alan Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
Käthe Wohlfahrt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Käthe Wohlfahrt’s Christmas shop in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

We spent day 5 of our escorted motorhome tour along Germany’s Romantic Road in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. From our campsite we walked into the medieval city, tried the snowballs at the bakery Friedel and went in Käthe Wohlfahrt’s Christmas shop, which is open all year. Of course we also took the opportunity for a guided Read more about Käthe Wohlfahrt’s Christmas shop in Rothenburg ob der Tauber[…]

View of Rothenburg ob der Tauber during escorted motorhome tour "Germany's Romantic Road"
Bruges at night escorted motorhome tour "Belgian Break"
Castle & gardens Weikersheim
Japanese garden "Ohmi - no - aiwa" Würzburg
Customers Chris & Ian Breathtaking Black Forest 2017
Market square Lohr am Main during escorted motorhome tour "Germany's Romantic Road"

Start of tour “Germany’s Romantic Road” Lohr am Main home of Snow White

Day 1 of our escorted motorhome tour “Germany’s Romantic Road” We started our tour along the Romantic Road, one of Germany’s most famous tourist routes, in Lohr on the river Main known as home of Snow White. We had the welcome dinner in the restaurant of the local brewery with regional German food.

Flower Island Mainau at lake Constance
Visit to the Rhinefall in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Visit to the Rhine Fall in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Visit to the Rhine Fall in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. On day 10 of our escorted motorhome tour “Breathtaking Black Forest” we left our campsite in the Hegau and crossed the border to Switzerland to visit Europe’s largest waterfall, the Rhine Fall in Schaffhausen. We then continued to our campsite on the banks of Lake Constance.

Steam train Sauschwänzlebahn
Lake Titisee
Black Forest scenery with motorhome

Original Black Forest Gateau in Triberg

Original Black Forest Gateau in Triberg On day 3 of our escorted motorhome tour Breathtaking Black Forest many of the group visited the stunning town of Schiltach. Today we continued direction Freiburg and all visited the Black Forest open air museum, some walked up the highest waterfalls of Germany in Triberg and tried the original Read more about Original Black Forest Gateau in Triberg[…]

Black Forest High Road
Knusperhäuschen Sasbachwalden Breathtaking Black Forest escorted motorhome tour
The Western Motorhome Show Malvern 2017

All set for the 2017 Western Motorhome Show in Malvern

Stand is ready for the 2017 Western Motorhome Show in Malvern. We will present our new touring programme for the touring season 2018. Our new tours for 2018 are: “Belgian Break” a one week tour to the most beautiful cities of Belgium: Bruges, Ghent and Brussels. “Amazing Alpine Roads” a two-week tour along the German/Austrian Read more about All set for the 2017 Western Motorhome Show in Malvern[…]

Customer Review Gina & Dave, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers Tour 2017
Customer Review Sharron & Gordon for escorted motorhome tour Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2017
Customer Review Alice & Clive for escorted motorhome tour Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2017
Customer Review Susan & Peter for escorted motorhome tour Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2017
Maket square Lohr am Main

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf, World largest Trade Fair for Motorhomes and Caravans – tickets now available

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf, World largest Trade Fair for Motorhomes and Caravans – tickets now available Our “Breathtaking Black Forest” tour will take place from Sat. 2nd – Sat. 16thSeptember 2017. We have several customers who have booked this tour and will be combining it with a visit to the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, World largest Trade Read more about Caravan Salon Düsseldorf, World largest Trade Fair for Motorhomes and Caravans – tickets now available[…]

Pensom Jacqui & Richard "Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers" tour 2017
Customer review Lyndis, Richard & Jarvis
Ann & Peter "Picturesque Provence" Tour 2017
Pound Stirling

Dates touring programme 2018 released

We have now fixed all the dates for our 2018 touring programme.   The dates are: Springtime in Holland Tour date:                Sat. 14th – Sat. 28th April Belgian Break (The ideal tour for first time travellers to Europe) Tour date:                Sat. 5th – Sat. 12th May Picturesque Provence Tour date:                Sun. 20th May– Read more about Dates touring programme 2018 released[…]

Customer Review Melanie & Rupert for escorted motorhome tour Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2017

Customer Review: Melanie & Rupert, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers Tour 2017

Melanie & Rupert, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers Tour 2017 The tour was excellent from the booking process and service before the tour, through to the campsites, information material and highlights. The Moselle Valley in particular was beautiful. Michael, our tour leader, showed great commitment to organising and would “go the extra mile” to assist Read more about Customer Review: Melanie & Rupert, Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers Tour 2017[…]

Laycock Margaret & Melvyn Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers 2017
Stellplatz wine-tasting Trier

Drive from Cochem to Bernkastel-Kues along the Moselle

After having spent two nights in Cochem at a beautiful campsite next to the river, we moved on today driving through the most scenic part of the Moselle to the historic town of Bernkastel-Kues. On the way some participants of the tour had a wine tasting in Lösnich.

Rhine in Flames boats
campsite Sankt Goar
Almost all of group arrived at campsite in Koblenz

Motorhomes at campsite in Koblenz where the Moselle meets the Rhine

Motorhomes at campsite in Koblenz where the Moselle meets the Rhine After an interesting day visiting the geyser in Andernach or the Abbey Maria Laach, the group arrived with their motorhomes at the campsite in Koblenz located opposite of the “Deutsche Eck”, where the Moselle meets the Rhine. The group was stunned by the extraordinary location and Read more about Motorhomes at campsite in Koblenz where the Moselle meets the Rhine[…]

Hot chocolate at chocolate museum in Cologne during escorted motorhome tour "Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers"

Hot chocolate at chocolate museum in Cologne

Day 2 and 3 of our escorted motorhome tour “Majestic Rhine & Moselle Rivers” After arriving in Cologne yesterday, the members of the group went into Cologne today. Some cycled along the river to get to the city, others took a leisurely boat trip to go into town. Besides all the historic sites, the chocolate Read more about Hot chocolate at chocolate museum in Cologne[…]

WhatsApp messenger service
Motorhomes at campsite in Aachen 2017
Carolyn & Andrew "Picturesque Provence" Tour 2017
Train de l'Ardèche Georges de Doux

Historic steam train ride on train de l’Ardèche

Last days of our escorted motorhome tour “Picturesque Provence” We visited the Caverne du Pont d’Arc, a replica of the Chauvet Cave, a world heritage site and saw the world-famous cave drawings. In Tournon-sur-Rhône we went on a ride through the Doux valley in the Ardèche on a historic steam train. We enjoyed the magnificent Read more about Historic steam train ride on train de l’Ardèche[…]

MandA Tours European Motorhome Tour: Picturesque Provence: Pont d'Arc

Drive through Gorges de l’ Ardèche

Day 11 of our escorted motorhome tour “Picturesque Provence” On our way from Châteauneuf-du-Papes we drove through the amazing Gorges de l’Ardèche and then at the campsite in Vallon Pont d’Arc had the first rain of the tour – what a relief after temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s.

Chateau Maucoil Château-Neuf-Du-Papes

Wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Papes

Day 10 of our escorted motorhome tour “Picturesque Provence” Today we enjoyed a wine tasting at a vineyard in Châteauneuf-du-Papes, where we also spent the night. During the day we stopped in Gordes, as it was their market day and also visited the Abbey of Seanque, as well as the lavender museum.

MandA Tours European Motorhome Tour: Picturesque Provence: Lavender fields
Church Moustiers Sainte Marie

Moustiers Sainte Marie famous for its ceramics

  Day 8 of our escorted motorhome tour „Picturesque Provence“ On Saturday, we arrived in Moustiers Sainte Marie famous for its ceramics. We had a tour of a pottery and walked through the quaint village built into limestone cliffs. Our campsite is close to the Gorges du Verdon, Europe’s largest Canyon and a short drive Read more about Moustiers Sainte Marie famous for its ceramics[…]

Flamingos in Camargue

Flamingos, horses and bulls in Camargue

Day 7 of our escorted motorhome tour “Picturesque Provence” Today some members of the group visited the historic city of Arles. Others drove through the Camargue watching the wildlife, saw flamingos, horses and bulls and then strolled through the town and the market in Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer.