Alongside fantastic beaches, beautiful countryside and lively resorts, the Vendée is also a great place for fun days out. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourites for a day out suitable for the whole family…or at least those without a fear of heights! O’Gliss Waterpark – scheduled to open on 25 June 2016 Opening…Details
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!Details
Holidays and a good book go hand in hand. When you’ve got a busy life most of the time, holidays can be the only time that you can really relax and get right into a good book. Some of my favourite holiday memories are lying by a lovely pool, soaking up the sun and being…Details
Reading and holidays just go together. As a child, I used to raid the shelves of the local library for a big collection of books I hadn’t read before my own holidays. Some of my earliest delves into adult fiction were books Mum & Dad took on holiday to read – I remember one break…Details
So Holland might not be the first place which springs to mind when you’re thinking of delicious, creamy ice cream in loads of different flavours. But think again. The village of Wassenaar, home to Camping Duinrell has a delicious secret. Luciano’s ice cream. It’s a café come ice cream parlour in the centre of town,…Details
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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.
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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
Ooh shiny new things, we love new stuff! For 2016 we’ve got some shiny new bits and bobs joining the Canvas family. There’s new accommodation and a new part to FamilyExtra too. There may be some other exciting new additions over the year but for now we’ve got those joining the family from May! We listened to…Details
A camping holiday may not be the first thing you think of when planning a holiday to Spain. The country is home to the package holiday and there’s plenty of resorts and places to stay in this sun drenched country. So why pick a campsite over a hotel or apartment? The truth is campsites in Spain are…Details
Whenever you go abroad it’s always worth learning a few words of the local lingo to get by. Locals appreciate you making an effort to speak their language and not just assuming that everyone will speak English. In the resorts in Spain, a fair amount of English will be spoken but it’s always fun to…Details