Adventures in the Vendée

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 the stretches of sandy beach […]

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Spotlight on… Pula, Croatia

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 a stunning seafront city with […]

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Spotlight on… Nice, Côte D’Azur

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 to airports, meaning you can get to your destination faster and with less hassle. Jet-setters can then […]

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Venice in the rain

Not exactly the experience that’s displayed in all of the guide books. Gone are the bright blue, glossy skies, replaced with dark grey clouds and driving rain. Nevertheless, even in the pouring rain, the city is just as enchanting as you expect it to be. Stepping out of St Lucia station, you’re greeted with the buzz of the city as everyday life takes place. The Grand Canal is just steps away from the station and you truly feel right in the heart of it. It’s hard to imagine that Venice is somewhere people live day in, day out, all year round as it’s just so different to any other city. Instead of the incessant honking of horns that greet you in some cities, it’s the buzz and hum of boat engines. Outside each of the buildings, instead of driveways with cars, there are little platforms and walkways with space for a little boat. The streets are narrow, cobbled and lined with buildings that if they were anywhere else, could possibly be described as a ‘little bit run down’, but in Venice, they just fit and add to the fairy-tale feel that the city has. Gorgeous colours of light orange, browns and pinks cover each wall. Most buildings have intricate balconies and grand window surroundings. It’s difficult to walk anywhere quickly because upon every turn, across every little bridge, in each piazza there’s so much to take in. If ever there […]

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