Le Havre Le Havre, French for ‘the harbour’ is a major town, located a 45 minute drive south from Fécamp, on the shore of the English Channel at the mouth of the River Seine. The port is the second largest in France (after Marseille) and was heavily bombed at the end of WWII during the battle…Details
Celebrate Bastille Day Continuing with our countdown of things you have to try on a Canvas Holiday, #7 is rather a special one. Bastille Day on 14th July, is France’s national holiday, and they love to celebrate it! And if you happen to be in France on holiday at the time, you’ll be celebrating too!…Details
Our Web Marketing Manager, Linda, tells us all about her holiday feelgood… My personal feel good is being on or near the water. Whether it’s a cooling dip in the pool, pottering around on a boat or simply enjoying the sound of lapping waves while lying at the beach, I’ve always loved being around water.…Details
Cleverly designed to offer the best of outdoor living combined with all the comfort of an apartment, our Moda range has been a huge hit since we introduced it last year. You’ll fall in love with your Moda mobile home from the minute you arrive. Immediately, you’ll be picturing yourself enjoying barbecues on the generous…Details
Tuscany and Rome make a picture-perfect holiday destination, with beautiful rolling countryside, charming hill top towns, and delightful cities. Here’s our pick of 5 great days out in Tuscany and Rome.
The regional capital of Tuscany is Florence, one of Italy’s prettiest cities and an art lovers Mecca. The city is packed with beautiful historic treasures, and the brightly coloured cathedral dominates the skyline. It was in Florence that Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and other brilliant 14th to 16th Century Tuscan artists carved out history, and today art is waiting to be discovered on each and every corner. Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia, home to ‘David’ the artistic masterpiece by Michelangelo. The museum also houses an interesting collection of paintings from the early 17th Century.Details
White sandy beaches may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Tuscany. The region is usually associated with art and culture, or cookery schools and delicious Italian cuisine. But as well as being a fantastic base for cultural and country pursuits, Tuscany also shares 250 miles of beautiful coastline with the Tyrrhenian sea making it a great base for an all-round enjoyable holiday.
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Ever popular amongst Canvas holidaymakers, and home to some of the most beautiful scenery and architecture in Europe, Tuscany and Rome make the perfect holiday destination. Whether you are looking to explore Rome and Florence, soak up the scenery, or simply kick back and relax on the beach, the region is the ideal choice. It’s…Details
Rome still contains many remnants of its past glory, and between its architectural heirlooms is a bustling, lively and modern city. Take time to wander round and soak up the spirit of this city; enjoy fresh pasta from one of the bustling cafes, dodge vespas on the chaotic streets or stop to hear stories from an elderly couple ambling down the street. Obvious highlights of a visit to Rome include the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. The Vatican City is an independent state within Rome which has its own currency, postal service and army – this unique city within a city is well worth a visit too.Details
Go back in time at Puy du Fou Puy du Fou’s historical re-enactments are legendary! For years, Canvas customers have waxed lyrical about how much they love Puy du Fou. Nestled in the stunning surroundings of untouched Vendée countryside, this history-themed park takes you on a journey through time. The park is divided into five areas and…Details
Holidays are about having fun with my son who’s now 7 and also grabbing some time to relax. We love family holidays and exploring new places. My job involves a lot of travelling so it’s always a fantastic feeling when I’m heading off with my family for a fun-filled, rather than work-filled, time away. My…Details