While commuters may love to complain about them, train journeys aren’t all bad! In fact, there are many routes around the world which have become famous, with tourists viewing these journeys as holidays in themselves. But how do these compare to each other? Which train journeys are truly unmissable? To find out, we’ve searched through…Details
Discover places to go and things to do on your next camping holiday. Read our tips for making the most of your camping holiday in Europe. Find the best ice cream parlours, things to do with kids, haunted castles and more.
Conjuring up images of white sand beaches, impossibly blue waters and friendly people, Sardinia really is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. While many opt for Tuscany or Lake Garda for their Italy camping trips, there’s much to be said about a holiday on the slightly wilder and more rustic island of Sardinia. From…Details
It’s that time of year again when the Cannes Film Festival is in full force with A-listers flooding to the beautiful coastal city. But did you know the festival isn’t just for movie stars to enjoy? The Festival is being held this year from 17-28 May and there are plenty of events open to the…Details
FamilyExtra is our free all-action activity programme for the whole family, available at five of our top campsites across France. We chatted to Kylie Evans, general product manager at In2Action, the firm responsible for creating FamilyExtra, to find out just what makes this programme so special. Kylie started off as a FamilyExtra courier at Domaine…Details
When you hear of people holidaying in Croatia you’d expect to hear that they’re jetting off to Dubrovnik or Split, but more and more airlines are now flying to Pula the largest city in the region of Istria – which happens to be the closest airport to our Croatian campsites making it perfect for a fly and drive holiday. As…Details
Thinking of flying down to Nice this summer for a camping holiday? Let’s face it the prospect of driving with a car full of energetic kids shouting at the top of their lungs ‘ARE WE THERE YET?’ is not the most appealing start to your holiday. Luckily many of our campsites are conveniently located close…Details
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
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.
It may not always be the first country that comes to mind when contemplating a European getaway -but with gorgeous scenery, welcoming people and a lot of good beer – here’s why Germany should be on your bucket list. Bavaria Described as one of the most picturesque regions of Europe, Bavaria is situated in southern…Details
We’re into week two of Euro 2016 fever and tonight one of the most highly anticipated matches gets underway – Span Vs Croatia. At Canvas Holidays we have several fantastic campsites in both counties – which got us thinking – who would we pick as the winner? Well, we’ve put them head to head to…Details