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 [...]

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 [...]

Jill takes on the Eiffel Tower

Up up and away

I’d managed to get to the age of forty-something without getting all the way up Gustav Eiffel’s 320m-high creation. However, that was without two children pestering me to climb the thing… We thought we’d get there early to beat the crowds, but our early was obviously not early enough as the queues were already snaking [...]

Markets, History and Pub Quiz’s at La Croix de Vieux Pont

Caroline, the Al Fresco rep from La Croix de Vieux Pont, shares her hints and tips on things to see and do in the Berny Rivière. Markets One thing France is renowned for is the quality of its local markets. Here at La Croix du Vieux Pont we are surrounded by many French market towns. The [...]

La Croix Du Vieux Pont review


Laura Bryant, a Thomson Al Fresco Facebook competition winner, won an Easter break to one of our parcs, La Croix Du Vieux Pont, and I think we are safe to say it was a hit! Here’s what she thought.. We stayed here this Easter hols (the first week of the school holidays) with Thomson Al [...]