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 […]
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 […]
Let’s do something different 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. Cannes Film Festival
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 […]
Guest blogger Sara has put together this fab guide to Disneyland Paris for us. Disneyland, located in Marne-la-Valleé, just 20 miles east of Paris, is not just for children – at 26, I absolutely love it. Many people have the misconception that you must have a child with you to enjoy the park. Well I say no you don’t! Another […]
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 from Nantes, Planète Sauvage is […]
Who says a trip to Disneyland is just for kids? It’s somewhere for everyone where imaginations will be sparked, memories will be made and tired feet will be found! Our blogger Sara gives us her guide to a day out at Walt Disney Studio’s Park, Paris.
Janine Marsh, the editor of www.thegoodlifefrance.com and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, tells us why a day trip to Carcassonne is a must. The Languedoc region is often called the real south of France. It covers a wide area and has many personalities – more vineyards than anywhere in the world, rugged mountains, huge lakes, spectacular […]