Whether you’re seasoned campers who love the adventure of pitching your tent as a family and sleeping al-fresco, or if you’re more of a glamping fan who prefers having a few home comforts, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to incredible campsites for a perfect family getaway. Sarah Dawson gives us seven amazing camping spots in Europe, for a budget family-friendly holiday.

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1/7 Vacansoleil Parco delle Piscine, Tuscany, Italy

With its breathtaking scenery (think rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and idyllic villages), to-die-for food and warm, friendly locals, Tuscany is a great choice of destination for a dreamy family holiday. This super child-friendly campsite ticks all the boxes for a fantastic getaway on a budget, with three natural, spring water swimming pools, restaurant, bar, playground and even a cinema. You can pitch your own tent, or hire one of the pre-erected Bungalow tents, or mobile homes. The site is perfectly placed for a spot of hiking and cycling, and is also just a five-minute walk to the picturesque village of Sarteano, complete with its own castle. If you’re after a Tuscan break on a budget, this is a fantastic choice.

Price: From approx. £325 a week for a camping pitch, £500 for a Bungalow tent Navajo or £880 for a Fiji mobile home


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Domes Of Elounda
Crete, Greece

This luxurious, family-friendly hotel set on a hillside with panoramic views to Spinalonga has first-rate service, first-class restaurants, a blue-flag strip of sandy beach and a decent spa.

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Sani Beach
Halkidiki, Greece

At the heart of the resort is Sani Marina, lined with bars and restaurants and filled with beautiful yachts providing families with a safe, relaxing holiday environment where nothing is too far away.

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MarBella Corfu
Corfu, Greece

With high-end facilities, idyllic ocean views and a sleek, modern design, MarBella invites you to explore Corfu from a place of blissful comfort, surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Ionian Sea.

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Hard Rock Tenerife
Tenerife, Canary Islands

Completely renovated hotel, with seriously cool amenities and family activities that would make a rock star jealous. Kids get the chance to be real-life rock stars thanks to the Roxity Kids Club.

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The Ritz-Carlton Abama
Tenerife, Canary Islands

They’ve thought of everything - from a chest full of buckets and spades at the beach, to free fruit for poolside snacks, to sunshade-fitted buggies and a superbly-stocked kids’ club with more games than Toys R Us.

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Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona
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The best bit for kids is the kids club, lots of water sports and beach activities, and the proximity of the hotel to a wide range of local attractions including the safari and the old town.

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