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Escape to Europe with Pitchup.com

Mar 31 2015 Posted by Samantha Marsh

--Explore the best outdoor holidays Europe has to offer--

--Spain, France, Italy, Croatia--

Want a break from the British weather and landscapes? Why not try something different for your next holiday? Pitchup.com has rounded up some of the most amazing sites in Europe for a great outdoor escape.

Surrounded by the Serranía de Ronda mountains, Eco Camel Adventure campsite in Andalucia offers a spectacular outdoor escape to Europe with stylish accommodation. Guests sleeping in the site's bell tents have the opportunity to stargaze; enjoy delicious, homemade continental breakfasts; and have dinner on the terrace with stunning views. What’s more, this eco-friendly site’s water supply is harvested from rain water and its energy is provided from wind turbines. Pitchup.com offers accommodation here from just £32.50 per person per night. The site is open from 2 May.

Explore the Vendée region of France while on a holiday at Camping L’Albizia - a four-star campsite near Notre Dame de Monts with comfortable and modern holiday homes for guests. Surrounded by a forest and just 900m from the beach, guests at the site can enjoy the Atlantic coast which offers many opportunities for watersports and bike rides. To complete the stay, the campsite has a host of facilities and activities: a heated pool, spa, aquagym, mini golf, wifi, themed entertainment, a snack bar and a restaurant. Pitchup.com offers accommodation here from just £13 per person per night and has plenty of availability for this spring and beyond.

Forest Camp is a real eco paradise for campers in the mountains of Italy. Located 750m up and among the trees of the Parco della Fessa natural forest, the site offers pitches for tents, tourers and motorhomes. It is in a prime location for exploring the surrounding area, including Monti Sibillini, Ascoli Piceno, Macerata and many medieval villages.  The Italian coastline is also nearby. The site organises additional incentives for guests including hiking trips, excursions with donkeys, educational courses and workshops, and mountain bike rental is available on site. Pitchup.com offers pitches at this site from just £11.82 per night or for a little extra comfort there are tipis which can sleep up to eight and start from £31.52 per night.  The site currently has good availability for spring and summer.

Camping Village Poljana in Croatia offers stress-free, relaxed camping.  Located on the island of Lošinj, this unspoilt site sits within natural surroundings on the Adriatic coast. Guests can explore the beauty of the archipelago and admire wonderful views of the island by hiking, mountain biking or on sailing trips. While maintaining a peaceful and natural appearance the campsite also offers a full range of facilities, including a restaurant, café-bar, children’s playground, entertainment and a multitude of sports.  The site is also upgrading its technology to create wifi hotspots for guests. Pitches start from just £14.58 per night.

For more information visit www.pitchup.com.  All prices correct at time of writing.

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About Pitchup.com

Founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com man, Dan Yates, multi-award winning Pitchup.com is a free guide to all types of outdoor accommodation in the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Croatia, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland and Switzerland.  Pitchup.com, which currently lists over 5,800 sites, provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor holiday with total ease: the customer journey from landing on the homepage through to booking a holiday can be completed in as little as four pages.  The site also goes beyond traditional searches by allowing users to search for accommodation based on more than 80 criteria, such as adults only and campfires allowed, and view nearby events, Good Pub Guide pubs and VisitBritain attractions.  It’s also possible to check out water bathing water quality in the surrounding area with data provided by the European Environment Agency.  Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available. 

In 2013 Pitchup.com became the first business of its type to launch a bookable mobile app and site, making the site easily accessible to users of mobile and tablet devices.  The mobile site, m.pitchup.com, now accounts for 21% of bookings.

Pitchup.com enables users to search for all types of parks and sites from the major brands right through to one-off campsites and unique outdoor accommodation options, which may not have previously had a web presence.

Awards include Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011, and most recently Best Travel / Leisure / Sports / Mobile Strategy / Campaign at the Marketing on Mobile Awards 2014.