Bonjour from Le Brasilia in Rousilion

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Bonjour from Le Brasilia, Canet en Rousilion, France! It’s June, the sun is shining and the campsite is buzzing with energy and excietment. One of the reasons the campsite is thriving with spirit is because of – you guessed it, that thing that every man world wide is glued to the TV for – THE [...]

Greetings from Yelloh! Village Le Brasilia

Le Brasilia Canet en Roussillon

Hello and welcome to the Thomson Al Fresco Blog for Le Camping Brasilia in Canet-en-Rousillion, France. Within this Blog the Le Brasilia / Al fresco representative team (Emma-Louise, Andy) and myself (Loren) shall be updating our readers on exactly what’s been happening out and about within the Le Brasilia Campsite near the Beautiful city of Perpignan. [...]

Summer in Lake Garda


Summer is finally upon us here on ‘Bella Italia’ and not before time!  The first half of May was a complete washout with crazy storms all across the lake.  The first of which not only brought down our gazebo, but a couple of trees too!  Luckily no-one was hurt and the gazebo has been given [...]

Medieval encampment weekend in St Jorioz


Two miles and 600 years from the campsite was the 2nd annual Medieval encampment weekend in St Jorioz. Unable to find adequate information prior to the event, we cycled off to discover! And what a discovery! We had to make a speedy return to the campsite to tell people what they were missing – views [...]

Great Days Out in Lake Garda


Some of the best days out around Lake Garda are Movieland’s Aquastudios and Gardaland.  Gardaland which is Italy’s largest theme park, is Disneyland meets Thorpe Park with something for the whole family. For the Dads who like a bit of adrenalin you have the ‘Blue Tornado’ inverted roller coaster, for Mums who would prefer the [...]

Life at our Europa campsite in Annecy

Europa Annecy

There is never a dull moment on the quiet Europa site at Annecy. We arrived in April, in a heatwave although there is still snow visible on the surrounding mountains as at 30/05. The campsite is relatively small, but hosts a heated swimming pool (even warm enough for us), and another tropical pool. And the [...]

Sightseeing in Champagne La Croix Du Vieux Pont

The Donjon, Berny Riviere

If you’ve ever wanted to visit EuroDisney but have been put off by hugely inflated accommodation prices around Paris then glamping in a luxury mobile home at La Croix du Vieux Pont, Berny Rivière could be exactly what you are looking for. Nestled in the Royal Compiègne countryside, close to the sleepy town of Vic-sur Aisne, this [...]

Lake Garda Parcs

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Being appointed as the new PR team for Thomson Al Fresco means having to learn about their holidays, their sites and generally take in the Al Fresco experience; which also, for us, meant… Hello Italy! On a whirlwind tour of the Lake Garda sites of Altomincio, Eden, Fornella, Europa Silvella, Del Garda and Bella Italia, [...]

Top Tips for a Holiday in Lake Garda

One of our first jobs, when we started to work on the PR team for Thomson Al Fresco in July, was to go on a trip to Lake Garda to learn about the parcs and the brand. It’s a hard life sometimes! It’s an area I’ve never been to and didn’t know much about before [...]

Top Five Beach Side Parcs

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Beaches epitomise summer holidays and long hot days in the sun. Many of the Thomson Al Fresco sites are located right on the beach, combining great pools and relaxed camping atmosphere with a beach holiday. So here are our top five beach-side locations we recommend if you are looking to escape our British weather: Marina [...]