Welcome to Estivotravel, we are proud to welcome you in our world of luxury camping holidays. Estivotravel is a new camping tour operator, with a small team at our office in Breda. We work hard to realize the best camping holiday for you. After the establishment in November 2018, we experienced a very promising first season in 2019. This has been a good basis for further growth. After our expansion in 2020 and 2021, we add our Estivo Premium mobile home to three new campsites for the 2022 season.

Estivo does not just sound like summer, it als means summer in Italian, perhaps our most favorite holiday destination. It is not accidental that you will find our own luxury mobile homes here at 12 campsites: 

Italy Luxembourg Austria The Netherlands In addition to the above campsites where our own mobile homes are, we also offer accommodations on other top campsites in ItalyCroatiaSpain and France. Here we work with partner organizations (campsites & tour operators) that pursue the same standards and values.

Estivotravel has been founded with a lot of experience in and knowledge of the camping industry, our goal is to offer you the best camping holiday that you can imagine. That means that your mobile home or lodge tent is fully equipped, since only the best is good enough for our guests! Curious what our guests say about Estivotravel? Read here what our guests think.

Meet the Estivotravel team

We would like to introduce the Estivotravel team to you. Every day we work with great pleasure to realize the best luxury camping holiday for you! With us you are not a number, our organization is small-scale, which means that we can take care of every detail in a personal way. We operate our mobile homes according to the good old principles, making effort to meet the needs of the guests. We look forward to seeing you at one of our campsites so that you can experience yourself how we deliver these promises and that you will experience an unforgettable holiday. 


Founder & Owner
Marcel Janssen - Oprichter & eigenaar
This entrepreneurial all-knower is Marcel Janssen, the founder and owner of Estivotravel. Marcel has been working in the camping industry since 2006; setting up tents & mobile homes, managing camp sites, marketing & sales, contracting camp sites, and managing his own tour operator is familiar territory for him. At the end of 2018, the time had come to make his dreams come true with Estivotravel! High end accommodations and real personal contact are one of the many spearheads, but also wanting to take that extra step is how Marcel sets itself apart. Nothing goes too far for Marcel to create the perfect camping holiday. Marcel is also the father of two lovely daughters and prefers to go on a camping holiday with his family in Italy.


Front-Office & HR Manager
Marianne - reisadviseur
Marianne preferably goes on holiday with her caravan about three times a year. A true camper who has turned her hobby into her work. She is involved with the guests of Estivotravel every day. From processing bookings, talking to customers by telephone to contacting our agents. Everyone is in good hands with Marianne. Marianne does everything to help everyone on their way to a fantastic holiday. Moreover, she also visits our campsites every year to inspect our accommodations in order to keep quality at the highest level.


Back-Office Manager
ellen - reisadviseur
Traveling is in Ellen's blood. Ever since her childhood, they would travel with their caravan behind the car to (re)discover destinations. With her many years of experience in the travel industry, Ellen knows our destinations and can give you the best advice. Italy is her favorite European destination, where she enjoys a cold Prosecco or a delicous, authentic Italian dish. Besides the European destinations, Ellen is also a lover of long-distance travel. Together with her husband she has already visited various continents, an adventure that they now want to continue with their 2 children.


Purchasing & Operations Support
For many years Kees has worked at the railways and brought this experience to the young Estivotravel. Kees takes on every day, with great pleasure, all operational matters that ensure that guests can enjoy a carefree holiday. Just after the high season, Kees has already set his eyes on the necessary tasks to ensure that everything is taken care of at the camp site. Kees also does the recruitment & selection of staff who welcome our guests at the campsites during the season. If Kees goes on holiday, he prefers to be in a warm place surrounded by family.


Operations Manager
The right man can make a good job out of any job. And that's exactly why Patrick is responsible for our entire fleet at Estivotravel. From technical maintenance to the complete installation of new mobile homes on location. Patrick expertly guides the entire process from A to Z. With great pleasure he ensures that everything in the accommodations is 100% in order for our guests. Where Patrick usually works in the Netherlands in the winter, he is completely at home in wonderful Italy for the rest of the year with his Burgundian, but sporty heart. Together with his partner, he has a piece of land in the hills of Lake Garda where, one day, a beautiful Agriturismo can be found.


The campsite and Bart. We can speak of love at first sight. At a young age, going on a camping holiday was the thing that was being looked forward to all year and that is no different today. What could be better than being able to BBQ in Italy and drinking a local wine? With great pleasure Bart brings the perfect holiday experience to the guests, online and offline. Maybe you will meet Bart this year when he is on location to create content and/or eat a delicious fiorentina steak.


Sales Agent & Marketing Support
In addition her Master's in Leisure & Tourism Studies, Lisa works a few days a week in Sales & Marketing. She helps customers with their bookings, creates content for the website, and manages Estivotravel's social media channels. She is always up for a challenge. Her love for the beautiful country Italy has only grown after living in Rome. When Lisa has a weekend off, she is immediately looking for plane tickets for a weekend away. For a spectacular journey around the world you can always wake her up at night.


Sales Agent

Aline studies Tourism Management in Breda. In addition to her studies, she would like to gain some practical experience in the tourism industry. Aline works at the sales department where she deals with daily tasks such as processing bookings, daily customer contact and she will ensure that the website is optimized. Aline loves to go on holiday and to visit the most breathtaking places. Aline has been staying on campsites ever since her childhood. In the future she would prefer to discover many more beautiful places.



Sales Agent

After 4 years of working on a campsite in Tuscany it couldn’t be otherwise that Nick decided to do his internship at Estivotravel, a tour operator specialized at camping holidays.  Every summer Nick went out to different campsite within Europe during his holiday. Beside his study Tourism Management at BUas in Breda, Nick is mainly involved with cycling and squash. During the winter he can be found on the slopes in Austria. While working at Estivotravel Nick will deal with the daily tasks such as processing bookings .

Ever since she was a little girl, Stefanie went camping with her parents. After she finished her tourism study she worked at a travel agency and a tour operator. Stefanie has also lived in the sunny Lloret de Mar and worked at a hotel reception. Camping is something she never stopped doing. She already visited multiple countries but Italy and Spain are her favorites. She likes nothing more than to bring her excitement over to the guests. That is what she does with all pleasure.
After Robert worked in the tourism industry in Barcelona for six months in 2018 as a guide, he chose to study International Tourism Management at the BUas, now he is gaining practical experience in addition to his studies and is mainly involved in assisting the various departments. Robert does not stand in the way of a challenge as he always tries to go on holiday at home and abroad with as little preparation as possible. Robert also knows a lot regarding football facts and news.
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