Posts by Charlie JS

City Breaks with Al Fresco

The Eiffel Tower in Paris

Camping holidays with Al Fresco aren’t always revolved around tanning on the beach and drinking cocktails by the pool; there are plenty of campsites which are perfectly situated next to popular cities with many exciting days out to be enjoyed. Whether you fancy sight seeing historic buildings, doing a bit of souvenir shopping, or exploring old streets [...]

Taking your car on holiday

Whether the thought of flying gives you nightmares, or you just want the freedom to take a couple of road trips during your vacation; many people are choosing to take their car on holiday.  Remember to check the Al Fresco website for whether a car is recommended for your specific camping holiday. Below are some [...]

Top Holiday Gadgets

There is always plenty to do on an Al Fresco holiday, to joining in with activities and exploring the local tourist spots.  However, for afternoons spent lazing on the beach, or relaxing on your sun drenched veranda, it is now easier to keep connected and entertained with the wide selection of gadgets available. From indestructible digital cameras [...]

The Breathtaking Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao

Guggenheim and Bilbao

Towering majestically over the Bilbao sky line, sits a piece of modern day architecture like no other.   With an outer skin of over 33,000 treated titanium sheets, giving the building a scale like sheen and a structure of glass and sandstone; it is no wonder that since opening the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao has attracted over [...]

Le Viaduc de Millau

millau bridge

Whilst driving through the French countryside past vibrant green fields, cattle grazing and the expanse of vine yards, make sure you take a detour past a miracle of man made design; The Millau bridge. Officially named Le Viaduc de Millau, the tallest bridge in world (343 metres high) was opened in 2004 to carry the heavy high season [...]

Cirque de Navacelles, the Natural Wonder of Languedoc

Cirque de Navacelle backdrop

Forget photographs of half built sand castles and dad snoozing of the beach; if you want holiday snaps that will really make the in-laws gasp, then head to Languedoc with Al Fresco and experience the giant oxbow basin of the Cirque de Navacelles. Formed by the meandering Vis River, the Cirque de Navacelles was originally [...]

Les Sablons at Portiragnes Plage

les sablons

  Whether your looking for a fun and exciting family holiday or a peaceful getaway for two, an Al Fresco break at Les Sablons is the perfect destination for you. Unlike other family orientated parks, Les Sablons has all the opportunities for days spent banana boating and sliding down water shoots without loosing its tranquil atmosphere. A [...]

The vibrant and cultural city of Montpellier

Three Graces

Approximately an hour drive from the Al Fresco Languedoc campsites is the vibrant student city of Montpellier. Whether you are looking for a great spot for shopping, some incredible sight seeing opportunities or just fancy visiting a city with plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy, Montpellier has more than enough diverse culture and exuberant atmosphere to satisfy any [...]

San Sebastian, the Enchanting Culinary Capital of the Basque Country

San Sebastian

  San Sebastian, with its perfect sandy beaches, panoramic view points, picturesque old town and bar after bar serving mouthwatering Pintxos, is an essential Basque experience for all Al Fresco customers coming to stay in the Aquitaine region next summer. Only an hours drive from La Sylvamar campsite, divert along the beautiful West French coast [...]

Ahoy there! Step on board for Al Fresco Summer Game’s ‘Pirate Treasure Hunt!’

  Evil Captain Black beard has stolen the Al Fresco booty an’ destroyed the map. However, in his haste o’ stealing the treasure, the evil Seafarin’ hearty has left clues all over the isle o’ Nouvelle Floride! The reps at Al Fresco Summer Games at Les Mediterranees have managed to find half their valuable treasure map [...]