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 […]
Easter Break is a great time to get away and not just because the kids are off school. Easter is a worldwide holiday and celebrated in a variety of ways – some a bit more unique than others. Here’s a little look at how some of our favourite destinations celebrate the holiday. Ostersonntag in Germany: Germans, like us, spend their […]
Back in September Canvas launched a writing competition for youngsters up to the age of 12. The brief was to write about their ideal holiday for the chance to win a £1500 Canvas Holidays voucher. Despite many superb entries, one in particular stood out from Miles Williams (10) from Surrey. Read the winning entry from Miles below. One of the places […]
We’ve all got our own special memory of when we knew we absolutely loved holidaying with Canvas. In a series of blog posts, including some from some special guest bloggers, we’ll be inspired by our ‘Canvas Convert’ moments. We’d love to hear yours too – tell us on social media about how you became one of the #CanvasConverts. We’re on […]
It’s Halloween and we’re taking a look at some of Europe’s spookiest castles. They’re all within reach of Canvas campsites, so it’s easy to add a spine-chilling twist to a day of sightseeing! 1. Brissac Castle, Loire Valley, France With soaring gothic towers, Brissac Castle is the tallest castle in France and the most haunted! It was owned by nobleman […]
It's that time of year again, the pumpkins are carved, sweeties are in abundance and the costumes are gruesome, Halloween is here! But have you ever wondered about the origin of this spooky day? Or how it's celebrated in other European countries? Let us take you on a journey of terrifying discovery...
As the days start to get colder and darker, we're beginning to reminisce about those warm, sunnier days which are fast becoming a distant memory. With winter coming, we need motivation to get through, and what better way than planning a spring break!
It’s been the shortest school term and probably the quickest change in temperature from summer to autumn – now we’re on the road to crisper mornings and darker nights, take this chance to catch one last week of holiday fun while the kids are off. As requested by many of you, we’ve put together a list of the campsites which […]
Pete Clarke from Canvas Holidays shares his experience of driving through the Aveyron region on route to Camping Les Tours. Beziers airport may well feature in my list of Top 10 European airports should I ever find the time to make one (Dundee would unquestionably be number one by the way). There are clear advantages of being on the only […]
It may not always be the first country that comes to mind when contemplating a European getaway -but with gorgeous scenery, welcoming people and a lot of good beer – here’s why Germany should be on your bucket list. Bavaria Described as one of the most picturesque regions of Europe, Bavaria is situated in southern Germany and a real treat […]