4X BEST GLAMPINGS IN EUROPE
Once you have children, you can only admit the phrase “If the kids are having fun, so are you”. Hence this article guides you through the most amazing and best glampings in Europe. The common factor on these glamping-sites? They’ve thought about the parents as well. Feast your eyes on the amazing offers.
Camping Orlando in Chianti – Toscane
Telling you right off the bat, Camping Orlando in Chianti is a glamping that you’ll definitely want to visit when in Italy. Not only do they have a variety of standard accommodations in a different price range. They do offer more outstanding accommodations like an all-American school bus, with private Hottub. The Airdreamer is an exclusive tent where a living with a kitchen and bathroom downstairs, and on top of the tent are two extra tents as sleeping accommodations.
The campsite has a great layout, with the animation area, restaurant, and swimming pool centralized. The camping is not that big, 200 places, making you reach this area from whatever accommodation within a 10-min. walk. Then, the restaurant is very good and is often visited by many locals. The newly opened roof-top is a great addition, for intimate candle-light dinners in cozy greenhouses, decorated with plants and flowers. To sum up, Camping Orlando in Chianti is absolutely a place worth visiting. There is plenty of fun for the kids. The DJ fires up his music at 16.30 at the pool area and the restaurant is very good.
Pella Roca – South-France
Finding your inner peace won’t be difficult at this beautiful, hidden, gem in French nature. Pella Roca is located in the stunning woodland scenery between Toulouse and Bordeaux. The estate consists of more than nine hectares of truffle oaks, meadows, and woodland, providing a beautiful view of the scenery for every accommodation. With only three luxurious tree houses widely spread over the estate, privacy is guaranteed.
Every tree house comes with a hot tub and sauna and calls out your inner peace with its tasteful zen decoration. The very sweet host, Isabel, provides you with everything you’ll need, including a wonderful dinner with fresh, seasonal products. Pella Roca is to be found near the gates of Parc Naturel des Causses du Quercy and offers plenty of opportunities to wander around or explore nature on electric mountain bikes. Without WiFi and Television, this is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, without any of the daily life disturbances.
Lakeside Petzen Glamping Resort
Who’s ever been to Austria, knows the nature is amazing. The air is so clean, you feel refreshed the moment you take a step up the mountain. Add a stay on Lakeside Petzen Glamping Resort to your holiday in Austria and you will get back as a totally renewed person. Lakeside Petzen Glamping Resort is Austrias first glamping resorts and opened its doors in July 2020. Besides glamping tents and chalets, they offer three treehouses as well. With a total of eighteen glamping accommodations, this glamping resort is not for the mass and guarantees a relaxing holiday. The resort is embedded between mountains and lakes and offers a swimming pond, saunas, fireplace, and a playground for the kids.
Leaving the resort for dinner is not necessary, since it houses a typical Austrian restaurant with large terrace. Breakfast can be ordered the day before and will be served in your own accommodation. Giving you the opportunity to start the day at your own pace in your luxurious residence. The resort has its quests experiencing the freedom of camping, only with the luxuriousness of a hotel.
The region of Carinthia offers plenty of activities, including supping, mountain biking and hiking. The best part is that most of these activities are for free, once you have the Aktiv Card Südkärnten. As a guest of the resort, this Card is included in your stay. Looking for some alone time, while on holiday with the kids? In July and August, the Resort offers childcare to its quests. A Fun fact is that the resort is open all year round. So even for your skiing trip, Lakeside Petzen Glamping Resort might be your place to go.
Terre et Toi
Terre et Toi has taken ‘away from the crowd’ and ‘finding your inner peace’ to the next level. With sixty acres of land and only three accommodations, this is the perfect hide-away spot to experience your own mini-retreat. Terre et Toi is “inspired by nature and built with love”, which shows in every detail of the accommodations. The materials used are chosen for their sustainability and are locally sourced. Most of it even comes from its own land. The interiors bathe in light, all accommodations have their own outdoor kitchen and two have their ownTerre et Toi wood-fired(!) hot-tub.
Since wildlife is preserved on the land, you might stumble upon a wild deer or turtle. On the land a wild swimming lake and trail can be found, which each accommodation has its own private access to. In the area, the Dordogne, plenty of picturesque towns, caves and vineyards are to be visited. To close the day, sit back and relax in your own private garden, with a great wine from the region and enjoy the beautiful night skies, immersed in stars. Without air pollution in this part of the region, you’ll see the sky like you’ve never seen before. Terre et Toi can even provide you with binoculars to take a closer look at the stars.
Which one will you check out?
*Robin is one of our guest editors from Utrecht where she works as a Marketingmanager with a passion for food and travel. Trying to find hidden gems and eat at the most awesome local restaurants is her guilty pleasure for holidays.
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