Discover France anew when you pick up this month’s special edition of Practical Motorhome!

Follow in our tyre-tracks as we pack our Benimar Tessoro 481 and head to the beautiful Loire Valley in central France, excited to sample the local wines, and visit the châteaux and caves the region is world-famous for.

Sound like your type of tour? Turn to page 42 as we check out 10 great stopovers for you to pitch at en route to the Loire.

But don’t just take our word for it. Reader Margaret Vaughan heads to Angers and the surrounding area in her Swift Kon-Tiki, and is delighted by how motorhome-friendly the region is.

Inspiration awaits in the July 2017 issue of Practical Motorhome. It’s our France touring special – out now!

Touring on ice

We love taking holidays in France, but have you ever considered touring in the Arctic?

From page 44 of this month’s magazine, ride with our Editor Niall has he joins Bailey’s Arctic Adventure, from behind the wheel of an Autograph 75-2.

Taking on an ice road, meeting Santa Claus and his reindeer, and relaxing in the comfort of a Lappish hut is all part of this once-in-a-lifetime expedition, travelling from the UK through Belgium, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Sweden, it’s one not to miss!

But if you’d prefer to stay on more familiar territory, we’ve top tips for touring in Pembrokeshire – head to page 50.

Innovation excites

In the market for a new ’van? We’ve a trio of 2017-season motorhome reviews for you in our July magazine.

First, it’s the Globecar Campscout Revolution – and our Editor Niall is the man tasked with testing this flexible two-berth, which is priced from £47,590.

Unusually, it’s a van conversion with a drop-down double bed, which means users can make best of the space inside this 20’8”-long, 6’8”-wide motorhome.

Next, we’ve another innovative ’van – the 2017 Swift Rio Black Edition 340. This compact coachbuilt sleeps four and boasts a super spec.

But this motorhome’s USP is its opening tailgate. Bringing the outside inside, as well as providing shelter for al fresco dining, it’s an eye-catching feature which also helps when loading bulkier items. Turn to page 72 for a closer look.

Finally, we review the Adria Sonic Supreme I 810 SC. Starting from a little under £87,000, you certainly get what you pay for with this Slovenian A-class.

Luxuriate in the rear island bed, look round the clever central washroom, whip up a feast in the top-spec kitchen and relax in this Adria’s plush lounge.

Want to be a winner?

This month we have two top prizes for you to win – please click here for details. Good luck!

We also review a SunnCamp motorhome awning, put a collection of wireless reversing cameras to the test, get expert tips on fire safety, and much more.

So don’t miss the July 2017 edition of Practical Motorhome – it’s on sale now.