The Vendée is one of the most popular holiday destinations in France, visitors are drawn here for its remarkable sunshine record and magnificent beaches. Located in western France on the Atlantic coast, the Vendée is just south of Nantes and north of La Rochelle, both excellent cities that are ideal for a day trip. Alongside…Details
Get the most of your camping holiday. Here’s our blog posts with top tips for camping in France, Spain, Italy and more.
There are many reasons why Brittany is one of our favourite camping destinations. There’s so much to see; from stunning beaches along the coast to fascinating medieval cities, Brittany is the ideal destination for adventurous families. It is a region that holidaymakers visit again and again – as there is always something new to discover. We’ve written…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
France is a fantastic country for a camping holiday. It’s also the most visited country in the world, and for good reason too. It’s wonderfully diverse and each of the 22 regions offers something different from rolling countryside, stunning mountain ranges and gorgeous sandy beaches to world-class cities. You could holiday in France all of your life and never…Details
We love family holidays in the Vendée – you can’t beat the sunshine and safe sandy beaches. And when the children need a break from building sand castles, there are plenty of action-packed days out to be had across the region. Here are our top five favourites. #1 – Planete Sauvage About half an hour…Details
Travelling by plane can either be your idea of heaven or hell. I’ll let you into a secret. I don’t like flying. I get so ridiculously nervous before I fly that I usually feel nauseous until I’m sat down (preferably by the window), seat belt fastened and we’re airborne. I don’t like take off, never have and probably never will. But I do love travelling and seeing new places and that normally involves having to get on a plane.Details
After having a fantastic holiday at Camping la Croix du Vieux Pont, Berny Rivière, I thought I would share my top ten tips for a fabulous Canvas Holiday experience!!!
- After settling in and unpacking the cases you might be feeling a little tired, so plan to have a BBQ on the first night. The gas BBQs are ready to use as soon as you arrive so pop to the shop, grab some burgers and drinks and spend your first night relaxing in your lodge with a quick and delicious dinner.
- After a great night’s sleep take a trip to the on-site bakery for fresh, home baked croissants and baguettes for breakfast.
Capturing a moment on a family holiday is priceless. It’s a time when you are (hopefully) feeling at your most relaxed and happy, and the memories are something that you can look back at for years to come. We asked blogger and lover of photography Amanda for her top tips on capturing perfect holiday pictures. Here’s what she told us.
I think the first thing I would recommend is, whatever you are taking your photographs on, get to know it better. Whether it’s a phone, a point and shoot, or a DSLR, take some time to handle the camera and read the instructions so that you can get the most out of it. On a side note also make sure you bring a charging cable, or batteries and a large memory card, the last thing you want is to not be able to take those photographs once you are away.Details
There are definite advantages to packing everything you need in your car. To start with, you don’t have to worry about airline luggage allowances or how much liquid you have in your hand luggage.
But does the thought of being stuck in the car with the kids for hours – and endless cries of “Are we nearly there yet?” – fill you with dread? Fear not. We’ve put together some tips on easing the stress of long car journeys.Details
Holidays in the Côte d’Azur can centre around simply relaxing onsite next to a lovely pool or at one of the many fantastic sandy beaches in the region. But if you fancy venturing out to explore some of the region, we’ve picked three lovely things to make the most of the region’s gorgeous surroundings. 1. Climb the steps of…Details