Caravan fitted out as a dwelling, usually pulled by an automobile.
Metal piece attached to the caravan’s chassis; it comprises a towing hitch and enables the caravan to be connected to the towing vehicle.
propane gas cylinder
Tank containing a gas reserve for supplying the caravan’s stove and heating system.
Electric wire for connecting the caravan’s lighting and signaling system to that of the vehicle towing it.
The towing hitch’s telescopic support, which props up the caravan when it is parked.
Device protecting against the sun.
Folding apparatus attached to the door sill, for stepping up into or down from the caravan.
Device connected to the main current by an electric cord, which transmits the electric current to the appliances in the caravan.
Opening comprising a leaf pivoting on hinge pins, for entering and exiting the caravan.
Compartment for storing bulky objects, usually accessible from the inside and the outside of the caravan.
Track where the edge of an awning is inserted so it can be spread out in front of the caravan.
Opening in the roof, fitted with a cover, for letting in fresh air when parked.
Grille on the side of the body, for letting in fresh air.
Vertical handle, placed at shoulder height near the door, that one holds to step up into the caravan.
Device placed at the end of the tow bar, securing the caravan to the hitch ball of the vehicle towing it.
Mechanism composed of a cylinder and a piston and activated by hydraulic pressure; it allows the landing gear to be deployed by turning a crank.
Rigid metal frame comprising the body of the caravan.
tow safety chain
Part of an antitheft device attached to the towing hitch, which stops anyone from hitching or unhitching the caravan.