survive experience of
Here a sentence that confusing me
Idealists have objected to the practice of camping, as to the package tour , that the traveller abroad thereby denies himself the opportunity of getting to know the people of the country visited. Insularity and self - containment, it is argued, go hand in hand. The opinion does not survive experience of a popular Continental camping place.
I really don't know the meaning of " the opinion does not survive experience of a popular Continental camping place. " especially the meaning of " survive" in the last sentence,
Thanks in advance : D