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A lakes and mountains summer road trip through France

2020 screwed everyone’s travel plans. And in all honesty, I thought that international travel would be off the cards altogether for this year. But thankfully I was wrong, and we’ve just finalised our plans...

Les Alicourts Canvas Holidays REVIEW

I’ve always been sceptical of large holiday parks. They’re designed to keep people on site, with so many activities that families don’t have the time or need to explore the surrounding culture and landscape....

The BEST things to do in the Dordogne with kids

The Dordogne is arguably the prettiest region of France, and whilst you may dream of spending your days wandering quaint medieval towns and enjoying outstanding haute cuisine, if you’re visiting the Dordogne with kids,...

France road trip itinerary for a summer of family camping fun

This one month France road trip itinerary starts from Calais, and does a big loop down to the Spanish Pyrenees via the Auvergne and Perpignan, then back up again via Bayonne, Île d’Oléron, and...

Camping Domaine d’Oléron REVIEW: family camping on Île d’Oléron

I swear it was the 50th time they’d been down the slide this afternoon. I wish I could bottle their energy, and then feed it to them when they need to get their shoes...

Camping Lou P’tit Poun REVIEW: family camping near Bayonne, France

Green, spacious and intentionally low-key, Camping Lou P’tit Poun is a calm retreat from the crowds you’ll find elsewhere in this busy and popular corner of south-western France. Whilst the main road location isn’t...