Camping with children

Tour de France 2013 – Al Fresco Camping Along the Route

Tour de France

Planning to watch the Tour de France 2013, which is set to prove more spectacular than ever in this its 100th incarnation with tougher mountain challenges than ever before? Well, Al Fresco has the country pretty much covered, north to south, side to side, with luxury parks in no less than ten different regions. So [...]

Tour de France 2013 – History

Tour de France

With the Tour de France due to start in a few days we thought it’d be the perfect time to share with you a series of posts about the Tour. The first will be a  history of the Tour, then we will let you know what you can expect from this years tour and finally [...]

Young Story Writer entry, “My Night in ToyRus” by Daisy Hall

Spending a night in a toy shop sounds fun.. but what if the toys come alive? Read Daisy’s story to find out! – I was in the car looking out the window as we drove past rows and rows of houses. I was feeling utterly excited. Do you know why? because my mum and I [...]

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 [...]


As part of this year’s Young Story Writer competition, children’s author, Jeremy Strong, has penned his very own short story to encourage kids to get creative and write their own. Why not try your hand at story telling to be in with the chance of winning a family holiday of a lifetime! Read Jeremy’s exclusive [...]

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 [...]

Bella in Disneyland

Nightime at the castle

Bella shares with us her magical stories from Disneyland Paris. Ahhh, Disneyland, where dreams come true. Pah. Blisters, wonky hips, moaning children, dehydration, long queues. Well, maybe it wasn’t that bad. Our story started at about 9:30am in the seemingly endless car park from where we swiftly made our way through all the tunnels and [...]