Thinking of trying out a campervan holiday for the first time? Or maybe it’s just been a while, and you want to be sure you remember all the little tips and tricks that can make life on the road in your home-on-wheels so much more enjoyable and comfortable?
Whether that’s you, or you have the van side of things sorted, but need inspiration on where to go with your trusty motor, read on. We have ideas and we’re happy to share.
Packing for a campervan holiday
Every camping trip begins with the question “what should we bring?” (and of course, “what should we not bring?”) Well, we won’t let you forget anything important. We’ve put together a list of campervan and motorhome essentials, to make packing for your holiday a breeze.
Campervan storage tips
Travelling in a campervan calls for turbo levels of organisation and the capacity to optimise every little corner and cubbyhole available. From storage ideas to space-saving tips, find out how to smartly store everything you need in your campervan or motorhome.
Campervan holidays with your dog
What’s better than an open-air holiday in beautiful natural surroundings? An open-air holiday in the company of your furry friend! Travelling with a pet does require some organisation though, so we’ve put together the most important things to keep in mind and to pack when going on a campervan holiday with a dog.
Cooking in a campervan
Who said that campervan food has to be boring and repetitive? We’ve put together a list of yummy and easy-to-make recipes, to add variety to your campervan holiday menu. From vegetarian options to spicy variations, you’re sure to find a few that will please your palate!
Stay safe on the road
Nothing is more exciting than hitting the road with your family and exploring new areas and places every day. But you want to be sure you’re considering and mitigating any possible risks that could mar your adventure. Read our article for useful campervan security tips.
Organising a campervan holiday in France
Should you book your campsites in advance? How much does it cost to travel in a campervan through France? What are France’s safety laws and regulations? Read this article to find out what you need to be aware of for a campervan adventure in France.
Campervan holiday inspiration: France
France is a popular destination for camping, boasting a vast array of campsites suitable for all sorts of open-air holidays. If you are thinking of travelling with your own campervan to France (or renting one), you’ll have a vast array of choices of places to go. We have put together a list of the best destinations in France for a campervan vacation. Whether you’re after an action-packed holiday, wine-tasting, cultural attractions or some relaxing time in nature, you’ll find something the perfect place to go on this list!
Campervan road-trip inspiration: Spain, France & Italy
Want to get a taste of what it’s like to take a campervan road-trip in Europe? Take a trip with Chiara from Campsited, who travelled from Huelva in South Spain to Milan in Northern Italy with her trusty van, Romeo!
Although having a home on wheels gives a fantastic freedom to occasionally spend the night in the middle of nowhere, you’ll find that a campsite – with its bathrooms, leisure facilities and company – offers lots of advantages, especially when holidaying en famille. Kids come alive in the company of other kids and we haven’t met a child yet who doesn’t love a pool!
The vast majority of our campsites have pitches designed for campervans and larger motorhomes, but we do have a curation of only campervan-friendly campsites here. And if you need to rent a vehicle or just want to find out more about them, including costs, take a look at our motorhome hire page.