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« Reply #1830 on: April 12, 2019, 09:25:20 AM »
Heading to Amsterdam in July, been many times but never did the Anne Frank tour, tried booking it today, booked out all through July!! Any other ways of getting a tour?

https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/tickets/

20% of tickets released on the day aswell so check that out . Get there early and hope for the best. Went there Kings Weekend (their equivalent to St Patrickís day) 2 years ago. Good thing to see while youíre there. Canít wait to go back!

Cheers, been so many times but never did the tour

I did the tour. Didn't book it so we had to be there quite early in the morning.  We were probably there about 1 hour before it opened and there was quite a queue at that time, but we did eventually get in.  I of course was suffering from a pretty tidy hangover and it was all I could do not to vomit in Anne Frank's room. Still a great tour though.

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« Reply #1831 on: April 24, 2019, 02:10:32 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/


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« Reply #1832 on: April 24, 2019, 02:22:06 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.
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« Reply #1833 on: April 24, 2019, 02:40:38 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.

Thank you for the reply Dinny. Herself's sister and family are going there for 3 weeks and my wife suggested we join them for a week. The only holidays i have ever been on were in Ireland and Scotland so it will be something different alright. Do you mind me asking if you had young children with you? We will have a toddler

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« Reply #1834 on: April 24, 2019, 04:50:11 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.

Thank you for the reply Dinny. Herself's sister and family are going there for 3 weeks and my wife suggested we join them for a week. The only holidays i have ever been on were in Ireland and Scotland so it will be something different alright. Do you mind me asking if you had young children with you? We will have a toddler
Interested in this too. Have a daughter who will be 2 years and 8 months old in September when we can take holidays but was thinking she would be maybe too young to properly enjoy a campsite holiday.
Had been looking at La Brasilia which is a Yelloh site.

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« Reply #1835 on: April 24, 2019, 05:05:03 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.

Thank you for the reply Dinny. Herself's sister and family are going there for 3 weeks and my wife suggested we join them for a week. The only holidays i have ever been on were in Ireland and Scotland so it will be something different alright. Do you mind me asking if you had young children with you? We will have a toddler

Daughter was 2 in 2010.  Her brother was born the following year. They love it. They actually love it so much for his communion and her birthday which both fall on the same weekend this year, they asked could they go for France as their presents.

The campsites are very family orientated and have facilities directly catering for young families, kiddie playgrounds, kiddie pools etc. Also incredibly safe. 
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« Reply #1836 on: April 24, 2019, 05:10:17 PM »
When you say camping do you mean living out of a tent or one of the mobile homes they have??

Was at one last year and we stayed in a mobile home and had a great time my youngest hadn't even turned 2 at the time and we had an absolutely class week!!!

I would imagine staying in a tent would be a bit more challenging!!

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« Reply #1837 on: April 24, 2019, 05:23:51 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.

Thank you for the reply Dinny. Herself's sister and family are going there for 3 weeks and my wife suggested we join them for a week. The only holidays i have ever been on were in Ireland and Scotland so it will be something different alright. Do you mind me asking if you had young children with you? We will have a toddler

Daughter was 2 in 2010.  Her brother was born the following year. They love it. They actually love it so much for his communion and her birthday which both fall on the same weekend this year, they asked could they go for France as their presents.

The campsites are very family orientated and have facilities directly catering for young families, kiddie playgrounds, kiddie pools etc. Also incredibly safe.
Very interesting Dinny. Would there be any sites in particular that you would recommend?
I'm torn between a campsite and going back to Port de Pollenca in Majorca where we were last year which was lovely to be fair.

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« Reply #1838 on: April 24, 2019, 05:41:28 PM »
When you say camping do you mean living out of a tent or one of the mobile homes they have??

Was at one last year and we stayed in a mobile home and had a great time my youngest hadn't even turned 2 at the time and we had an absolutely class week!!!

I would imagine staying in a tent would be a bit more challenging!!

Mobile home, jesus, a tent would be a disaster.
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« Reply #1839 on: April 24, 2019, 05:50:42 PM »
Hello all. Just wondering if anyone has ever stayed in a  Yelloh Village Le Ranch camp site outside Nantes? We have never been on a holiday like this before and just looking for some opinions.

https://www.camping-le-ranch.com/en/les-hebergements/

Have gone camping every year more or less since 2010 in France, have yet to be let down by any campsite. You'll have a ball. Just a different way of life.

Thank you for the reply Dinny. Herself's sister and family are going there for 3 weeks and my wife suggested we join them for a week. The only holidays i have ever been on were in Ireland and Scotland so it will be something different alright. Do you mind me asking if you had young children with you? We will have a toddler

Daughter was 2 in 2010.  Her brother was born the following year. They love it. They actually love it so much for his communion and her birthday which both fall on the same weekend this year, they asked could they go for France as their presents.

The campsites are very family orientated and have facilities directly catering for young families, kiddie playgrounds, kiddie pools etc. Also incredibly safe.
Very interesting Dinny. Would there be any sites in particular that you would recommend?
I'm torn between a campsite and going back to Port de Pollenca in Majorca where we were last year which was lovely to be fair.

I love Frejus, fabulous beach, waterpark and amusement park.

Stayed in a few places but this was the best

https://www.eurocamp.ie/campsites/rivieraandprovence/rv014-la-baume/ataglance.html

Stayed in Biarritz last year. Was able to bring the kids surfing, zip lining and white water rafting. This campsite actually showed live GAA in the pool bar. Probably too many Irish for my liking, only so much "do you know such and such" that I can take.

https://www.europarcs.ie/camping-in-france/campsites-biarritz/le-ruisseau-overview.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn_WjnZfp4QIVwwOGCh22KA7SEAAYAiAAEgIsdvD_BwE

I do like to go south but have stayed further north as well, all good but going south guarantees the weather.
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« Reply #1840 on: April 24, 2019, 07:54:32 PM »
Stayed in both places also, Frejus is hard to beat, both Le Baume and the one on the corner before that then Biarritz Les Messange (not sure of spelling)

To be fair Spain have some cracking spots and there was one in Italy we stayed at near Pisa
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« Reply #1841 on: April 24, 2019, 08:00:29 PM »
How much you looking at, all in, for a fortnight in one of these sites with a couple of wains*? 5 grand?

*I know it's a "how long is a piece of string" question.

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« Reply #1842 on: April 24, 2019, 08:39:31 PM »
How much you looking at, all in, for a fortnight in one of these sites with a couple of wains*? 5 grand?

*I know it's a "how long is a piece of string" question.

If you box clever you get somewhere near an airport or good train bus transfers, thatíll cut out your car hire (which I always did) you hire through private owner sites or directly through the park, thus cutting out the likes of Euro camp or Keycamp. Have nearly all your feeds at the static as onsite restaurant is usually crap! Donít use the camps supermarkets and buy the local vino!!

You canít do without air con, especially in a caravan. Youíll save a fortune that way . So yeah about 5 grand  ;D.. To be honest they were the best hols I had with the kids, they loved it, rented bikes for driving around site, sitting out on porch having food and drinks while kids slept , read around 8 books each time, bliss
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« Reply #1843 on: April 24, 2019, 08:55:16 PM »
We got ten nights in Bella Italia this September for an absolute steal. The prices for the same camp in the summer were a bit extortionate.

I second the votes above for La Baume, will hopefully get back to it in 2020. La Croix Du Vieux Pont is another good one but you are toward the north so more risky weather and no beaches (but it has a man made beach with a bar attached, very handy to sit and watch the kids with a pint).

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« Reply #1844 on: April 25, 2019, 10:34:27 AM »
We went to l'Etoile d'Argens last year, also near Frejus . Great location and no other Irish people were seen.
It's around EUR 1500 for a week in July

https://www.allcamps.fr/camping/france/cote-dazur/camping-letoile-dargens
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