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Camping and Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Peter Stannett | 28 Sept 2023 | Read time: 5m 10s

Think of Italy; you likely think of rich culinary traditions, iconic art and architecture, historical landmarks like the Colosseum and Leaning Tower of Pisa, and its exquisite fashion and design. But one thing is missing from that list... the wine!
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Where to go in October: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 25 Sept 2023 | Read time: 7m 15s

Ahead of each new month, we compile a list of destinations across Europe which are perfectly suited to visit that month. Considering things like weather, busyness, natural and cultural events, and other factors, our top picks for October are the Spain's southern gem, Seville; cultural Copenhagen; the stunning North Coast 500; and the Franco-British fusion island of Guernsey. Check out our highlights and favourite sites below.
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Revelling in the Art of Slow Travel

Rob Fearn | 15 Sept 2023 | Read time: 4m 12s

Creating Memories at Your Own Pace, Connecting with the World Around You, and Savouring the Journey's Every Flavour
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An autumn colour palette

Rob Fearn | 29 Aug 2023 | Read time: 4m 6s

Summer feels like it is on its way out, but that shouldn’t put an end to your camping trips. Low season is a...
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Where to go in September: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 24 Aug 2023 | Read time: 6m 48s

September offers an ideal window to explore Europe, as the summer crowds disperse, pleasant weather prevails, and the vibrant autumn hues begin to grace the landscapes. With milder temperatures, shorter queues at popular attractions, and a more authentic local experience, it's a prime month for an enriching European getaway.
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Embracing the Road Less Travelled

Siobhan Daniels | 22 Aug 2023 | Read time: 3m 31s

Ah, the allure of the open road, the scent of adventure hanging in the air! As I stood on the cusp of a journey that would take me across the English Channel to the enchanting landscapes of France, I couldn't help but feel a mix of excitement and trepidation.
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A Solo Motorhome Trip to France at 64

Siobhan Daniels | 21 Aug 2023 | Read time: 2m 44s

I've got a story to share that's been a long time coming. It's about stepping out of my comfort zone, dealing with uncertainties, and taking on a challenge.
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Lacanau Pro Surf Event in France

Peter Stannett | 17 Aug 2023 | Read time: 5m 58s

Every year, as the summer sun warms the sands of Lacanau, a wave of excitement sweeps across the beach. It's not just the promise of perfect surf that has everyone buzzing, but the anticipation of an event that has become a highlight of the surfing calendar - the Lacanau Pro.
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Campsites for the Olympic Games - Paris 2024

Rob Fearn | 3 Aug 2023 | Read time: 41m 44s

Camping is a popular way to visit France, and with the 2024 Paris Olympics taking place just over the Channel, we're expecting bumper bookings on many campsites throughout this sports-mad country.
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Experience the Magic of the Festival D'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes

Peter Stannett | 2 Aug 2023 | Read time: 4m 36s

Imagine a night sky illuminated by a symphony of lights, colours, and sounds. This is the Festival D'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes, a spectacle that lights up the French Riviera every summer. If you plan to attend this dazzling event, here's everything you need to know.
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A shift in the compass

Rob Fearn | 28 Jul 2023 | Read time: 3m 51s

When you’re out and about teaching the kids orienteering or simply going for a countryside ramble, it’s worth bearing in mind that your compass doesn't always point exactly grid north.
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6 reasons why camping is good for your health

Rob Fearn | 27 Jul 2023 | Read time: 3m 9s

Discover the Hidden Benefits of the Great Outdoors for Your Body and Mind
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Where to go in August: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 26 Jul 2023 | Read time: 7m 54s

August is an ideal time to travel in Europe, as the continent comes alive with a vibrant atmosphere, long sunny days, and a plethora of cultural events and festivals. From the picturesque beaches of the Mediterranean to the historic cities and lush countryside, Europe offers an unforgettable summer experience during this month.
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Taking it to extremes - Portaledge Camping

Rob Fearn | 14 Jul 2023 | Read time: 2m 26s

Camping has always brought with it a sense of adventure, but how about taking it to the next level?
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7 reasons why you need to visit Norway

Rob Fearn | 30 Jun 2023 | Read time: 6m 1s

A land full of contrasts, from magnificent snow-capped mountains, dramatic fjords, vast plateaux with wild untamed tracts, to huge lakes and rich green countryside.
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Camping in Europe's Lesser-Known Destinations

Peter Stannett | 28 Jun 2023 | Read time: 4m 6s

Europe is a treasure trove of stunning landscapes, rich history, and diverse cultures. While many travellers flock to popular destinations like France, Italy, and Spain, there are countless lesser-known spots that offer unique camping experiences.
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Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Rob Fearn | 26 Jun 2023 | Read time: 3m 45s

The 6th of June 2024 will mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day, an opportune time to reflect on the historic events that unfolded along the Normandy coast in the days that followed.
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Discover Northern Italy's Natural Beauty by Camping

Peter Stannett | 21 Jun 2023 | Read time: 4m 32s

Italy, a country rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, offers a unique experience for campers. The northern regions are a treasure trove of picturesque landscapes, from the towering Alps to the serene lakes and the rolling vineyards. This blog post will guide you through the best campsites in Northern Italy and provide tips for making the most of your camping experience.
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Where to go in July: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 19 Jun 2023 | Read time: 7m 18s

July is an ideal time to explore Europe, offering a vibrant mix of cultural festivals, pleasant weather, and extended daylight hours. From the dazzling fireworks of Bastille Day in Paris to the sun-drenched beaches of the Mediterranean, the continent beckons with its rich heritage, enticing cuisine, and a myriad of unforgettable experiences.
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Camping in Spain's National Parks: A Guide to the Country's Most Beautiful Spots

Peter Stannett | 15 Jun 2023 | Read time: 3m 40s

With its diverse landscapes and climates, Spain offers a unique camping experience. From the sunny beaches of Costa del Sol to the rugged mountains of the Pyrenees, there's a camping spot for everyone. But the real gems of Spain's outdoors are its national parks. These protected areas offer some of the country's most beautiful and unique landscapes, and camping in these parks can be an unforgettable experience.
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