Welcome to F.I.C.C.

Freedom. Movement. The great outdoors.

A springboard to adventure, a place to meet like-minded people

Caravanning & Motor Caravanning

Caravanning and Motor Caravanning is a favourite pastime of families with young children, senior citizens, and those who do not want to backpack or put up a tent

The 12 best

camping destinations and quality campsites in Europe.
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C.C.I.

International Passport to freedom.
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Getting to know other cultures.
FREEDOM. MOVEMENT. THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
Rallies

86th INTERNATIONAL F.I.C.C. RALLY will be held in Jhinshan/Taiwan

87th INTERNATIONAL F.I.C.C. RALLY

88th INTERNATIONAL F.I.C.C. RALLY

What we can offer you

First Class Freedom

As well as being very affordable, Camping and Caravanning is also a rewarding human experience.

F.I.C.C.: a stable force

When it was founded in 1933, the F.I.C.C. comprised 16 Clubs from 7 countries. Today it numbers 56 Federations and Clubs from 32 countries: a unique force.

The international Rallies: time for action

In conjunction with the fun and friendship inspired by international events, the F.I.C.C. rallies are unique opportunities to develop strategies which favour camping and caravanning throughout the world.

Closure of the Arlberg Tunnel

As previously announced the Arlberg tunnel will be completely closed during the summer of 2017 in order to carry out essential repair work. Given that outfits are not allowed to travel over the Arlberg Pass, this would mean that campsites in West Tirol could only be reached by driving over the Fern Pass or via Innsbruck.  However camping mediators in the Tirol and Vorarlberg have negotiated a special arrangement for caravans.  Outfits will be permitted to drive over the Pass…

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The Netherlands

In the first months of this year, the sales of motorcaravans were up by 6.1% compared with the same period in 2016. According to NKC, there were 129 motorcaravan leasing companies in the Netherlands as of last December. There are now altogether 1,850 motorcaravans available for rent in the country and on average one in eight is rented for 15.3 days.  Compared with the previous year, the rental period for a motorcaravan has increased by 17% per booking. Source: Kampeerauto…

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Belgium

Antwerp also introduced a so-called “low emissions zone“ on 1 February 2017.  Delivery vans or trucks and motorcaravans with diesel engines that pre-date 1 January 2000 are not allowed to drive in or through the city. Source: De Caravan(NL)

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Camping helps disturbed sleep patterns

A recently published study in the medical journal “Current biology” based on research in the USA shows how just one isolated weekend spent camping does help people who normally sleep badly.  When we are in the great outdoors, our inner clock quickly adapts to the natural day-night rhythm however long or short the days are.  In his  article entitled “Circadian Entrainment of the Natural Light-Dark Cycle across Seasons and the Weekend” Kenneth Wright and his team from the University of…

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In Memoriam – Yvan Lafontaine

It was with great sadness that we heard at the end of April that Mr. Yvan Lafontaine had died.  Mr. Lafontaine was President of FQCC (Canada) from September 2014 to October 2016 and member of the F.I.C.C. Council from December 2013 to December 2016.   He had been very ill over the past year and was unable to attend F.I.C.C. Council meetings or international rallies. He was responsible for organising the cultural events during the international F.I.C.C. rally in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in…

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SF-Caravan welcomes you to the Nordic Rally

Finland’s centenary year 2017 opens a treasure chest for campers, caravanners and motor caravanners. Nordic Rally, the most international camping event of the summer 2017 welcomes you all to the land of midnight sun and blue lakes. The event is held in Kokemäki from July 9 to July 15, 2017. Six days and five nights are filled with new experiences, interesting program and friends from near and far. The Nordic Rally is organized uder the patronage of the F.I.C.C. Welcome…

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