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Step back in time with European Heritage Days in September

Step back in time with European Heritage Days in September

If you love French history, you must check out the European Heritage Days that take place over a weekend in September (Friday 14th to Sunday 16th). The Europe-wide initiative gives members of the public access to rarely opened sites and unique events for three days, with a range of incredible attractions in France taking part. Full details [...] [...more]

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Follow the route of the world’s booziest marathon

Follow the route of the world’s booziest marathon

This September, one of the world’s craziest marathons takes place in the Médoc close to Domaine de Soulac. The Marathon du Medoc (8 September) features a running route that is one of the world’s most beautiful, meandering through the celebrated vineyards around the famous wine estates of Pauillac, St. Julien-Beychevelle and St. Estèphe, and past more [...] [...more]

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Our 4 Favourite French Theme Parks

Our 4 Favourite French Theme Parks

Looking to add something a little different to the itinerary for your family trip to France? Why not consider visiting one of the country’s many high-quality theme/adventure parks! From the huge historical performances at Puy du Fou to the unmissable magic of Disneyland Paris, there’s something for everyone. Here are four of our favourites… 1/ Le [...] [...more]

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Why visit southwest France?

Why visit southwest France?

The South West of France is an incredibly diverse area, full of beaches, nature and culture. It is also home to three amazing Siblu holiday villages: Le Domaine de Soulac, La Réserve and Les Dunes de Contis. The South West boasts a huge range of things to see and do, so we’ve put together a [...] [...more]

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Car-free holidays in the south of France

Car-free holidays in the south of France

Although many of our holidaymakers love how easy it is to drive to our French campsites from the UK, it’s equally possible to embrace the Siblu experience without a vehicle of your own. Hopping on a plane or a train with only your essential luggage allows you to wave goodbye to the stress of packing [...] [...more]

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Travelling with Teenagers

Travelling with Teenagers

Travelling with teenagers can seem challenging at times. Gone are the days when your child’s eyes lit up at the sight of a water slide, when a day building sandcastles was a day well spent, when even a ferry journey seemed like a magical voyage. But fear not! Having a great holiday with teens in [...] [...more]

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Why the beach makes the best summer holiday

Why the beach makes the best summer holiday

At Siblu, we love to talk about anything and everything related to family holidays in France, and with campsites in many different locations throughout France, Siblu has something to offer for everyone, whatever your preferences for a French summer holiday are. Still, it’s hard to deny that the beach is an all-time favourite destination for [...] [...more]

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The Most Family-Friendly Destinations in France

The Most Family-Friendly Destinations in France

France is a popular summer holiday destination amongst Brits; from the pebbled beaches of the north to the buzz of Paris and the glamour of the south coast, there is something on offer for everyone. Requirements for a holiday tend to differ depending on your reasons for travelling and the people you’re holidaying with. For [...] [...more]

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Loire Valley holiday guide

Loire Valley holiday guide

The legendary Loire Valley isn’t just about chateaux – enjoy outdoor activities and cultural visits to suit all age groups. Pictures and words by Gillian Thornton. [...more]

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Charente Maritime holiday guide

Charente Maritime holiday guide

Coastal county of the Poitou-Charente region, Charente Maritime offers an irresistible mix of sea, sand and stunning countryside. Pictures and words by Gillian Thornton. [...more]

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