Marina di Venezia, one of our Selection campsites

Introducing our Selection campsites

Now that we’ve introduced you to our Life range of campsites, it’s time to tell you all about Selection. Whether you’re new to camping or a Canvas regular, you’ll love our range of Selection campsites. There’s something for everyone with over 90 campsites to choose from in 8 countries! The Selection range features new campsites…

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5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Easter in Europe

The Easter break is a great time for a get away with the kids off school, the arrival of Spring and even the sun making a few more appearances! We’ve been looking at the ways Easter is celebrated in some of our favourite destinations, and discovered some very unique traditions! Ostersonntag in Germany: Germans, like…

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Brissac Castle

Europe’s most haunted castles

It’s Halloween and we’re taking a look at some of Europe’s spookiest castles. They’re all within reach of Canvas campsites, so it’s easy to add a spine-chilling twist to a day of sightseeing!

1. Brissac Castle, Loire Valley, France
With soaring gothic towers, Brissac Castle is the tallest castle in France and the most haunted! It was owned by nobleman Jacques de Breze and his unfaithful wife Charlotte in the late 15th century. Charlotte was so indiscreet with her affair that on discovering her transgression, Jacques murdered both her and her lover. Jacques was said to be driven so mad by the moaning of the lovers’ ghosts that he soon sold the castle and fled. They say the two lovers can still be heard today, moaning as they roam the castle towers.

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