Thursday, 18 May 2017

Ampudia, Palencia, Spain, invites caravanners and motorcaravanners to the 5th Centenary of Emperor Charles V

The town hall of Ampudia, Palencia, invites caravanners and motorcaravanners to participate in the 5th Centenary of the visit to Ampudia by Emperor Charles V. 

The event will take place from 19th to 21st May 2017.


Ampudia, Palencia, Spain, invites caravanners and motorcaravanners to the 5th Centenary of Charles Emperor visit
Emperor Charles V , ruler of the Spanish Empire

On the occasion of the Quincentennial celebration of the Emperor Carlos V stay in Ampudia, there are activities scheduled for this weekend in the following order:
  • On Friday, 19th May, an itinerant exhibition will be inaugurated;
  • On Saturday, 20th May, a conference will be held in connection with the Emperor's visit to this town, habits of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and art, all taught by experts in the field.
  • Sunday, 21st May, there will be an exhibition of banners along Corredera street.
GPS coordinates: decimal, 41.91111 / -4.78028  sexagesimal, N 41º 54’ 40’’ / W 4º 46’49’’.

It should be remembered that an open site for overnight staying is available throughout the year.

On the other hand, on the occasion of The European Night of Museums, on Saturday, it will be held a guided tour in the whole town, starting at 22.00 hours, .

Ampudia, Palencia, Spain, invites caravanners and motorcaravanners to the 5th Centenary of Charles Emperor visit
Corredera street, Ampudia, Palencia

Ampudia, Palencia, Spain, invites caravanners and motorcaravanners to the 5th Centenary of Charles Emperor visit
Medieval castle, Ampudia, Palencia

Friday, 12 May 2017

National Feast of Lanterns, Hickstead, Great Britain, 2017

24th to 28th August 2017

National Feast of Lanterns, Hickstead, Great Britain, 2017


The National Feast of Lanterns under F.I.C.C. patronage
Organised by The Camping and Caravanning Club (GB), will be held at The All England Horse Jumping Course, Hickstead Place Estate/Sussex-Great Britain .

No booking fee charged for children and young people under 18 years old. The programme is still being worked on, but it will include the popular “Mardi Gras“ parade and “Lighting up“ – a sort of competition for the most beautifully illuminated pitch and caravan/motorcaravan.
  • This year’s motto is “A Day at the Races“.

F.I.C.C. members are welcome at this event too.

National Feast of Lanterns 2017
The South Eastern Region is welcoming all participants to The Camping and Caravanning Club’s National Feast of Lanterns 2017. The annual national camping rally is being held at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, Sussex, it runs over the August Bank Holiday weekend the 24th to 28th August 2017, which means you can expect 4 nights of entertainment and fun for all the family.

Friday, 5 May 2017

New stopover/aire, Santander, Spain

Santander will have a motorhome stopover at the end of June. Work on the installation of the site has already begun.


New stopover/Aire, Santander, Spain
The new stopover/aire is being built at Marino Fernández Fontecha street, between "Las Llamas" and the university campus, located just over 3 km from the city centre. This area will have 25 parking spaces and essential services, drinking water, chemical and gray water discharge.

Santander is one of the most visited places by Spanish and foreign motorhomers.

The population is approximately 175,000. It is the most populated city of the autonomous community, being also the head of the metropolitan area of ​​Santander, a conurbation of more than 300 000 inhabitants that extends around the Bay of Santander. It is the provincial capital and also the capital of the northernmost Autonomous Community of Spain, 

The city is among the most elegant and beautiful of the north coast of Spain, is the ideal destination to visit. Both the sea and the mountain are present in this town, its charming terraces, the good gastronomic offer and the spectacular bay, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the world. These characteristics attracts the visit of motorhomers from Spain and other European countries.