THE ULTIMATE AL FRESCO TRAVEL PLAYLIST
Need some inspiration for what to listen to when travelling to our parks? Try our handpicked playlists! Get ready to press play.
OUR TOP 10 TIPS TO BE A BBQ BOSS
If you love cooking alfresco but always end up with nothing but burnt bangers, you may need to take a tip (or 10) on how to boss the BBQ. Start grilling here.
MUST-VISIT EUROPEAN THEME PARKS
Our holiday parks are perfect for so many reasons, but if you like theme parks they are even more perfect with some of our bets parks being close to Europe's best theme parks - queue here for all the rides.
EXPLORING FRANCE'S BEST REGIONS
This is Al Fresco Holiday's pick of some of France’s best regions for a family getaway, along with the best places to stay from our top European holiday parks, so as the French say, 'click ici!'
TOP 10 REASONS TO TRAVEL BY FERRY
Don't get distracted by fancy flights or the promise of speedy arrivals, ferries are the only true and proper way to travel to your holiday. Start your trip the civilised way - board your vessel here.
15 YEARS OF AL FRESCO HOLIDAYS
We are celebrating our birthday at Al Fresco HQ - we've been booking holidays on top European holiday parks for 15 years this year. And we've had some adventures along the way - find out more here
OUR 10 MUST-TRY GELATO FLAVOURS
There is nothing like eating gelato when you're in Italy, but there's more to this Italian ice than just vanilla! Let Al Fresco Holidays take you through the 10 flavours to try on your next trip. Read the list here
"AVEZ VOUS EIN BEER AND LES CHIPS GRACIAS?"
Speaking the lingo isn't always top of the list on the must-do holiday activities, so it's no wonder why many of us don't quite speak like a local. Find out which words we should be saying better here.
TOP 10 REASONS TO TRAVEL BY TRAIN
No need to arrive 3 hours before departure, no need to panic where the next petrol station is when the fuel light comes on, travelling by train is a chance to put your feet up and relax. Read why train travel is tops here.
THE AL FRESCO HOLIDAYS PIZZA DECODER
It's well known pizza is the greatest thing mankind has ever created! So where better to sample it than in Italy? But what's in a name - use our handy guide to find out what's toppings to expect. Decipher your toppings here
TOP 10 REASONS TO TRAVEL BY CAR
No holiday memory is complete without a car journey - keep your expensive planes and their overpriced food, your bland trains and the boring straight tracks, we want cars. Read why car wins the race here.
DON'T KNOW WHERE TO EAT IN ITALY?
If you don't know your trattoria from your osteria, or not sure how formal a Ristorante is? You need to read our post on where to eat in Italy - it'll tell you what to expect before you even walk in. Find out more here
TOP 10 REASONS TO TRAVEL BY PLANE
You can travel by car and train everyday, but there's no such thing as an everyday flight. Flying means something exciting is happening - LIKE A HOLIDAY!! Read how flying is above the rest here.
DECIPHER THE MENU - ITALIAN
One of the best things about being on holiday is eating out, but sometimes it's hard to know what is what on the menu - Use our guide to work out what you're ordering, Buon Appetito! Find out what it all means here.
WHAT'S ON THE LABEL - ITALIAN WINE
Nothing should taste better than the wine you drink on holiday. But how do you know what means what on the label if you you don't speak the lingo? Read our label low down here.
IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN, A LITTLE PIZZA PARADISE
It would take a feat of supreme willpower to take a trip to Italy and not sample the pizza. Pizzas are as Italian as Vespa scooters and failing to qualify for the last World Cup, after all. Get a slice of the action here.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AL FRESCO HOLIDAYS REP
They're there when you check in and there to check you out - but how do our AL Fresco Holidays reps spend the rest of their day? Read a diary from one of our reps and find out what they get up to . Catch up with our reps here.
EAT LIKE A LOCAL - LAKE GARDA
With so many regional variations in the food of Italy, what can you expect to eat on your trip to Lake Garda? We talk to a local in the know, to find out what's best in this stunning area. Find your menu choice here.
REMEMBERING OUR D-DAY VETERANS
To mark the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings we took a trip to Normandy to attend the remembrance services and meet some of the veterans, including 95-year-old Reg. Follow our journey here.
INTRODUCING THE ICE CREAM CHAMP
Introducing Quincy, the Ice Cream Champ on their Al Fresco Holiday. Quincy loves ice cream. He really loves ice cream. A lot. It's what makes his holiday. Watch Quincy be his own holiday hero here.
INTRODUCING THE RELAXERS
Introducing The Relaxers on their Al Fresco Holiday. There is nothing better, after a day of watching their kids have the time of their lives, than doing nothing. Watch The Relaxers be their own holiday heroes here.