Camping without 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brittany’s Best BBQ Tips 1

Image of family cooking a bbq

When the suns shining here at the Château Des Ormes we love to BBQ so we wanted to share some of our BBQ tips. Where to stock up you may ask? Reps and campers alike agree that the supermarket to go to is the HyperU in Combourg. With a range of products from home wear, clothing and [...]

A Stone’s Throw Away from Château de Combourg


A short drive from the Château Des Ormes campsite can take you to the beautiful French village of Combourg home to Château de Combourg. With its cobbled high street surrounded by stone buildings the town is steeped in medieval history.   It is hard to resist sitting at one of the cafes with a cool drink and relaxing whilst taking in [...]

Happy Monday! It’s the first happy day of the year


According to our research, today is the first happy day of 2012! What a reason to smile hey? Most of us have now been paid and started to think about booking holidays and all the fun things we can do this year, now the post Christmas blues are done and dusted. Plus this year, we [...]

Holiday Photo Giveaway

A PICTURE SAYS A THOUSAND WORDS Here at Al Fresco HQ, we have been looking back over all the lovely photos submitted for our recent Facebook camera giveaway. There’s beaches, pool shots, stunning vistas plus much much more. In fact, it’s making us look back at the Summer that’s just gone and the next coming [...]

Holiday on the Venetian Riviera? Get on your bike


IT MAY seem an odd suggestion for those heading towards a region world-renowned for its canals but, if you’re heading for the Venetian Riviera next summer, you’ll be needing a bike. We spent two days of our seven-day holiday to Pra Delle Torri, in the Venetian Riviera, riding bikes around the region. Why? Because there [...]