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Short breaks in Europe

short breaks abroad

Through Canvas Holidays, you can easily book a shorter camping stay. We happily accept bookings of between three and six nights if you’re looking for a brief getaway.

Many of our campsites are within easy reach of airports and ports so you don’t need to waste precious holiday time travelling.

Why not combine a short stay with wine tasting, sports or a trip to a theme park?

Or, if you’re looking to spend a couple of days exploring one of Europe’s favourite cities, we have lots of campsites that are ideal for a city break.

Browse our destinations or use our interactive site finder for inspiration.

Where to go for a short break

Within easy reach of airports or ferry ports, these campsites are great for a short break at any time in the holiday season:

Camping la Bien Assise, Guînes, France

Located just 10 miles from Calais, this campsite is great for a peaceful break. If you travel by Eurotunnel you can be on campsite in not much more than an hour from Folkestone in the UK.

Calais: 10 miles
Guînes: 1.5mls

Union Lido, Venice, Italy

Union Lido is great for a short beach break and if you're looking for a fun day trip you can catch the bus and motorboat from Union Lido to Venice where you can experience all the magic of one of Italy’s favourite tourist destinations.  

Venice: approx. 45 minutes
Marco Polo Airport: 28 miles

Camping Duinrell, Wassenaar, Holland

Duinrell is quick and easy to get to wherever you're travelling from in the UK and offers a great base for visiting Amsterdam or The Hague. Plus it has its own theme park and tropical pool complex so you may choose not to leave the campsite at all.

Amsterdam: 30 miles
Amsterdam ferry port: 34 miles
Schipol airport: 25 miles

Camping les Etangs Fleuris, Paris, France

This campsite is  a quiet haven conveniently located for visiting Paris. In less than an hour you can transform your environment from tranquil rural retreat to thriving metropolis. Disneyland® Paris is just a 25-minute drive if you want a convenient base for a theme park adventure. 

Paris: 36 miles
Disneyland® Paris: 18 miles
Paris Charles de Gaulle airport: 40 miles

Camping Fabulous, Rome, Italy

This campsite has an enviable location between the city of Rome and the coast at Ostia in Lazio’s national park. You can easily reach Rome by public transport to enjoy the city’s world-famous sights. 

Rome: 16 miles
Ciampino airport: 13 miles

Tamarit Park, Tarragona, Spain

Get the best of both worlds with this beach-based campsite and combine chilling out in the sun with a day trip to the vibrant city of Barcelona.

Barcelona: 54 miles
Reus Airport: 13 miles

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