Frankie is a beautifully designed and hand crafted VW T5 camper van with permanent high roof that will take you anywhere you want while having the comfort of a (small) house. Come aboard!
Where to stay:
- Using the app park4night you can discover many places where it is possible to stay
- In general, national parks, rest areas, park forbidden spaces and hunt reserves is NOT permitted
- If you need particular advice, I have a lot of experience
- Swiss cars are only allowed to travel within the country unless the owner goes with it. So you will only be able to travel within Switzerland
- Frankie's powerful engine (130 HP) consumes about 9 liters/100 km of Diesel
- Frankie is a 6-gear manual van. Make sure you have the right license!
- 100 km/day included. Additional mileage: 0.50 CHF/km
- There are only 3 seats available for driving (all in the front)
- It contains: 2 hobs, sink, fridge and all the kitchen utilities you need
- 30 liters of fresh water, and 8+ liters of drinking water. I will show you how to service the water tanks if needed
- Smoke and gas detectors, and a fire extinguisher available for your peace of mind
- A bunk bed is available (do let me know in advance if you need it) that accommodates another two people. Space is limited, but comfort is guaranteed!
- The insulated curtains will keep Frankie at the right temperature, in cold or hot days!
- The curtains allow absolutely no light in. Sleep comfortably in any situation!
- There are different lighting options to match your mood
- There are 3x 220V plugs in Frankie. The power is limited to 1000 watts, so please do NOT use hair driers, water boilers or other high power devices
- 5V USB connectors are available everywhere to charge your phone, tablet or kindle
- The solar panel is big and it provides easily power for two computers for 8h or more on sunny days
- Frankie is Swiss born, and has no A/C in the driving cabin. Windows can be opened though...
- There is a roof window with bi-directional fan that provides extraction while cooking, and fresh air when needed
- There is a pull-out bench in the back to stay connected with nature, comfortably
- Connect via Bluetooth to the car's sound system to enjoy music or watch movies!