Archive | July, 2009

Enjoy a bbq summer with siblu in France

There’s no need to miss out on your barbecue summer, you can still holiday in France and enjoy some sizzling sunshine. The frogs are out in Charente Maritime, which local tradition decrees is a sign that August will be hot (this method seems at least as accurate as the Met Office!) [...more]

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Siblu Holidays featured on 101Holidays

Holidays at our two Brittany parcs, Domaine de Kerlann and Pierres Couchees, are now featured on the sexy travel website 101Holidays. The site is the brainchild of respected travel writers David Whickers and Mark Hodson, who praise siblu’s affordable family holidays and the broad range of on-parc activities for all ages. Get a load of us here! [...] [...more]

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Motoring in France

The Daily Telegraph is warning British tourists not to accidently fill up with a new biofuel (called SP95 E10 – SP stands for unleaded) which is widely available at French petrol stations. Well, don’t panic, the pumps are actually really well labelled. This short film from the Total website shows you how to spot them. [...more]

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Should Sundays stay sacred in France?

French President Sarkozy is planning to ban Sunday as a day of rest, but the country is up in arms at his plan.  For the French, Sunday is a day for family, not working or shopping.  Indeed, many UK families are still taken aback when they realise how much of France shuts down on a Sunday. [...more]

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Domaine de Kerlann on French TV

The dry-ski slope recently opened at our Domaine de Kerlann holiday parc in southern Brittany featured on both regional TV and national radio recently. For a bird’s eye view of the slope, take a look at this film. It’s in French, but the pictures tell the story, and it’s good to see the cameraman getting stuck in [...] [...more]

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Rock, pop and a Drunken Butterfly at Pierres Couchees

Siblu’s Pierres Couchées holiday parc in St Brevin Le Pins, southern Brittany, is getting into the groove of festival season with the launch of free music concerts that are open to all. Alarig, head of entertainments at Pierres Couchees, has invited great groups from France’s west coast to perform on the parc’s outdoor stage. There are 12 groups [...] [...more]

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Forget about the rain in the UK. Trade in your tent and save with siblu

We’ve noticed this year that many supermarkets and adventure stores are selling cut price tents as more and more people decide to go camping in the UK this summer. Well it’s a nice idea, but the recent rain storms in the UK have made lots of families think twice about the suitability of a week under canvas in [...] [...more]

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