Now... On 18 August, Venue Holidays has a week's family camping in France at the La Croix du Vieux Pont site near Paris and Reims. It costs £683 for two adults and up to four children in a mobile home, plus Dover-Calais ferry crossing (venueholidays.co.uk).
Soon... Beautiful Bologna beckons on 28 August, when Citalia has a three-night escape to the cosmopolitan capital of Emilia-Romagna for £355pp. The price includes B&B at the Hotel Al Cappello Rosso and BA flights from Gatwick (citalia.com).
Later... Early September is the ideal time to visit the home of Harvard, the Charles River and oldest park in the US – Boston. Virgin has a three-night stay at the Courtyard Downtown (room only) with flights from Heathrow on 6 September for £699pp (virginholidays.co.uk).