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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2970 on: January 09, 2023, 02:22:19 PM »
In terms of prices I think it's good to look at places out of season .Some hotels make all their money in the summer for example and can be good value at Christmas.
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« Reply #2971 on: January 09, 2023, 10:27:46 PM »
Just watching Trad Ar Fad on bbc 2 , the festival in Lorient looks amazing
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« Reply #2972 on: January 10, 2023, 11:20:51 AM »
We will be flying into Bergamo in April for a week. We have the flights booked just looking for a few ideas for an itinerary for the week. I will probably rent a car after spending the first couple of days in Bergamo.

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« Reply #2973 on: January 10, 2023, 12:01:49 PM »
Like parenting in general, when it comes to bringing kids on holidays itís each to their own.

For me, the one thing I donít want on holidays is hassle. So mine were brought nowhere until they could walk and they werenít brought abroad until they could carry all their own stuff!

Yeah I had a youngster with us years ago when she was just toddling & starting to walk. Was a disaster in that heat, chasing her about. You can keep your ďmaking memoriesĒ until they can walk  ;)
Ah well - ignoring all of this, just booked a week over Easter.  Hassle schmassle.  We'll be grand.  Wee 11 month old will be walking by then, heat won't be too bad that early.  And it's given me a target for potty training the 2 year old.

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« Reply #2974 on: January 10, 2023, 01:23:15 PM »
We will be flying into Bergamo in April for a week. We have the flights booked just looking for a few ideas for an itinerary for the week. I will probably rent a car after spending the first couple of days in Bergamo.
We drove up to Madonna di Campiglio from Bergamo to do a bit of hiking.  It was just before the summer season started, so it was probably a bit too quiet for us.  Possibly still snowy in April.  We then went down to Riva del Garda for a couple of nights, and finished at Sirmione, also at Lake Garda.  Very handy drive from there to Bergamo. 

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« Reply #2975 on: January 10, 2023, 01:46:08 PM »
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« Reply #2976 on: January 10, 2023, 04:42:37 PM »
Like parenting in general, when it comes to bringing kids on holidays itís each to their own.

For me, the one thing I donít want on holidays is hassle. So mine were brought nowhere until they could walk and they werenít brought abroad until they could carry all their own stuff!

Yeah I had a youngster with us years ago when she was just toddling & starting to walk. Was a disaster in that heat, chasing her about. You can keep your ďmaking memoriesĒ until they can walk  ;)
Ah well - ignoring all of this, just booked a week over Easter.  Hassle schmassle.  We'll be grand.  Wee 11 month old will be walking by then, heat won't be too bad that early.  And it's given me a target for potty training the 2 year old.

Was thinking about a nice holiday if I can get it at a reasonable price for the family. By June time we will have an almost 5 year old a 3 year old and a 7 month old. Im thinking that it could be good as the 7 month old prob wont be crawling at that stage and should be easy to manage whereas if i left it to the end of the summer i could be goosed.
Was thinking as I wouldn't want to take the youngest away then until the where about 3 this could be last chance of sun shine holiday in a while and we havent had on since the 5 year old was 1.

Then I think am i mad!

Anyone any advice and could suggest a resort or room type. Thanks
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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2977 on: January 10, 2023, 05:49:05 PM »
Plenty holidays with the kids, the best will always have been the Eurocamp types (as said before, book direct with site or like we did one year, rented directly with an on-site van owner)

But with kids that young if Iím looking handiness Iíd be all inclusive all day long, never worrying about what they eat or drink whether they eat it or not thereís plenty to pick from!!

Thatís one argument you donít have when away
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« Reply #2978 on: January 10, 2023, 05:55:54 PM »
Like parenting in general, when it comes to bringing kids on holidays itís each to their own.

For me, the one thing I donít want on holidays is hassle. So mine were brought nowhere until they could walk and they werenít brought abroad until they could carry all their own stuff!

Yeah I had a youngster with us years ago when she was just toddling & starting to walk. Was a disaster in that heat, chasing her about. You can keep your ďmaking memoriesĒ until they can walk  ;)
Ah well - ignoring all of this, just booked a week over Easter.  Hassle schmassle.  We'll be grand.  Wee 11 month old will be walking by then, heat won't be too bad that early.  And it's given me a target for potty training the 2 year old.

Was thinking about a nice holiday if I can get it at a reasonable price for the family. By June time we will have an almost 5 year old a 3 year old and a 7 month old. Im thinking that it could be good as the 7 month old prob wont be crawling at that stage and should be easy to manage whereas if i left it to the end of the summer i could be goosed.
Was thinking as I wouldn't want to take the youngest away then until the where about 3 this could be last chance of sun shine holiday in a while and we havent had on since the 5 year old was 1.

Then I think am i mad!

Anyone any advice and could suggest a resort or room type. Thanks
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Magic Natura near benidorm. Definitely the best resort I've been to for the age profiles of your kids. Don't have to worry about the pools at the evening entertainment as it's well away from them. It's a great spot for families with young kids, and dare I say you might get a chance to relax lol

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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2979 on: January 10, 2023, 11:35:58 PM »
Wt4e have a look at Eden Resort in Albufeira. Itís top class for young families as as itís all inclusive houses rather than a hotel thereís more room and more relaxations. Food was surprisingly good for an All inclusive

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« Reply #2980 on: January 11, 2023, 10:42:58 AM »
We will be flying into Bergamo in April for a week. We have the flights booked just looking for a few ideas for an itinerary for the week. I will probably rent a car after spending the first couple of days in Bergamo.
We drove up to Madonna di Campiglio from Bergamo to do a bit of hiking.  It was just before the summer season started, so it was probably a bit too quiet for us.  Possibly still snowy in April.  We then went down to Riva del Garda for a couple of nights, and finished at Sirmione, also at Lake Garda.  Very handy drive from there to Bergamo.

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« Reply #2981 on: January 11, 2023, 12:49:09 PM »
Like parenting in general, when it comes to bringing kids on holidays itís each to their own.

For me, the one thing I donít want on holidays is hassle. So mine were brought nowhere until they could walk and they werenít brought abroad until they could carry all their own stuff!

Yeah I had a youngster with us years ago when she was just toddling & starting to walk. Was a disaster in that heat, chasing her about. You can keep your ďmaking memoriesĒ until they can walk  ;)
Ah well - ignoring all of this, just booked a week over Easter.  Hassle schmassle.  We'll be grand.  Wee 11 month old will be walking by then, heat won't be too bad that early.  And it's given me a target for potty training the 2 year old.

Was thinking about a nice holiday if I can get it at a reasonable price for the family. By June time we will have an almost 5 year old a 3 year old and a 7 month old. Im thinking that it could be good as the 7 month old prob wont be crawling at that stage and should be easy to manage whereas if i left it to the end of the summer i could be goosed.
Was thinking as I wouldn't want to take the youngest away then until the where about 3 this could be last chance of sun shine holiday in a while and we havent had on since the 5 year old was 1.

Then I think am i mad!

Anyone any advice and could suggest a resort or room type. Thanks
The I think
Magic Natura near benidorm. Definitely the best resort I've been to for the age profiles of your kids. Don't have to worry about the pools at the evening entertainment as it's well away from them. It's a great spot for families with young kids, and dare I say you might get a chance to relax lol

This looks great thanks

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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2982 on: January 11, 2023, 09:36:20 PM »
Anyone fly into Bergamo and holiday in Lake Garda? Huge difference in prices of flights to Bergamo v Verona. 1600 v 2600 for the four of us.
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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2983 on: January 11, 2023, 09:57:43 PM »
Anyone fly into Bergamo and holiday in Lake Garda? Huge difference in prices of flights to Bergamo v Verona. 1600 v 2600 for the four of us.
We flew to Verona for Bella Italia campsite at Peschira, mainly because we werenít hiring a car, and the transfer was shorter with a then 7 month old. 
Pre-kids we flew to Bergamo, went into the mountains first but drove back from Sirmione to Bergamo, and it was a very handy drive. At that price difference, Iíd take Bergamo every time.

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« Reply #2984 on: January 12, 2023, 08:36:27 AM »
Anyone fly into Bergamo and holiday in Lake Garda? Huge difference in prices of flights to Bergamo v Verona. 1600 v 2600 for the four of us.
I flew into Bergamo in August hired a car and stayed in Riva del Garda/Torbole area of lake Garda. Drive was fine, maybe an hour longer than Verona. Easy decision at that price differential.