You can’t beat France for a camping holiday. Here’s our blog posts about camping in France, packed with holiday ideas and inspiration.

Château de Chambord

Holidaying in the Loire: is it for me?

Situated in the north west of France, the Loire is most famous for having lots of castles, or châteaux in French. There’s over 300 Châteaux dotted around the region which are truly a sight to behold. You’ve probably heard of Châteaux de Chambord and Châteaux de Chenonceau – they’re two of the most beautiful! And that’s saying something as all 298 of the others are pretty impressive too!

Even if castles aren’t your thing, the Loire has plenty more to explore and enjoy!

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Cannes Film festival

Do something different with your holiday in May & June

Let’s do something different

During May and June there are some brilliant events on such as the Spanish Grand Prix, the Cannes Film Festival and the French Open. Attending big events can be a pretty pricey affair so getting good accommodation at a great price means there’s a bit left over for the fun stuff.

Cannes Film Festival

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Top 5 things to experience in Provence

We love discovering new places and as we ventured into Provence for the first time last season, we were intrigued to find out more. Provence is a wonderful region with fantastic food and drink, beautiful surroundings and a perfect spot if you fancy a truly French experience.

We got the lowdown from one of the team who knows the area well:

#1 – Avignon

AvignonLocated to the North of Provence, and just over an hour away from our new campsite Domaine des Iscles, ancient Avignon is a must for first time visitors to Provence. The 800 year old walls encircling the city definitely deserve to be explored, and hark back to Avignon’s past as a papal capital. This is also evident in the magnificent medieval fortress and Palais des Papes (Papal Palace) in the interior of the city. When you’ve had your fill of history, take time to explore the pretty cobbled streets and squares, or visit the renowned food market to sample some local delights. If you are holidaying in July you should definitely make a point of visiting Avignon to experience the famous performing arts festival that takes place at this time every year.

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