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…Details
Great food, iconic sights, gorgeous weather – Italy is ideal for a camping holiday. Browse our blog posts about camping in Italy.
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.
As the days start to get colder and darker, we’re beginning to reminisce about those warm, sunnier days which are fast becoming a distant memory. With winter coming, we need motivation to get through, and what better way than planning a spring break!Details
Camping in Italy is a great way to experience everything that this fantastic country has to offer from a relaxing base. Italy often features highly on people’s travel bucket list – either to see the beautiful cities and soak up the culture, or simply indulge in the food and drink the country is world famous for. Campsites…Details
There are Crème eggs in the shops… it must be time to think about Easter! This year, the holiday falls quite early (Easter Sunday is 27th March) so it’s definitely not too soon to start planning your Easter escape. Here are 5 Easter holiday spots, perfect for a family break. Camping Bella Italia, Lake Garda…Details
Sometimes it’s nice to just get out and wander. No pre-planned routes or knowing what the outcome should be. Simply packing a picnic, lacing up a comfy pair of shoes and just walking is one of life’s simple pleasures. And where better to do it than on the picturesque shores of Lake Garda. We were…Details
If you’re staying at Lake Garda and fancy venturing further afield to explore more of Italy, Milan should be on your list. Milan is situated in the north east of the country, just over an hour from Lake Garda. The city is most famous for being the fashion and design capital of the world and…Details
Sitting out on your deck with a drink in hand, the barbecue sizzling away, listening to the gentle buzz of the campsite is one of the best things about a camping holiday. Long summer evenings are perfect for relaxing! To help create that sunny holiday feeling during the hectic festive period we’ve put together our…Details
Did you watch the campmates on ‘I’m a Celebrity…’ munch their way through some rather undesirable delicacies last night? Once the waves of nausea had passed and our stomachs had returned to their rightful place, it got us thinking about food that you encounter on holiday that you’d prefer didn’t touch your tastebuds. Here’s our…Details
You may have heard that our local bridge, the Forth Road Bridge, is a bit poorly. There’s lots of chatter as people try to get from a to b with the closure of a major route so it got us thinking about the other beautiful bridges across Europe. As well as providing you with a…Details