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Brittany holiday guide

Brittany holiday guide

An established favourite with British holidaymakers, Brittany extends an open invitation to ‘Be Breizh’ … Pictures and words by Gillian Thornton. [...more]

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Brittany’s myths and legends

Brittany’s myths and legends

Brittany has a rich repertoire of myths and folk legends, visiting the places where these adventures took place is a fantastic way to entertain the family while holidaying. Many Breton tales share their roots with Celtic folklore so characters should be familiar to all. It’s not only myths which give pizzazz to Brittany, if your family [...] [...more]

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Say cheese! Where to find and taste France’s best cheeses

Say cheese! Where to find and taste France’s best cheeses

From fromage museums, to gourmet farms, we asked travel journalist HEIDI FULLER-LOVE to take us on a tour of France’s top cheeses and show us where to sample them. [...more]

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10 French towns with wow! factor

10 French towns with wow! factor

Many French towns and villages close to our Siblu Holiday Villages have managed to hold back time and maintain a link to their past, while others have embraced 21st century cool. We’ve listed 10 of our favourites, so why not tell us what you think and add your own suggestions below. Carcasssone (Languedoc, pictured below) has been [...] [...more]

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French campsites with spas

French campsites with spas

Who’d have imagined there would ever be French campsites with spas? Well, we’re hoping to pamper campers with our health and wellbeing facilities at siblu holiday villages in 2012. Our selection of saunas, steam rooms, hot tubs and massage treatments will tempt mums who’ve previously pooh-poohed the idea of camping with their family. As an added pick-me-up, [...] [...more]

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Make, bake and cook like the locals in France

Make, bake and cook like the locals in France

We heard this week that a certain travel company is only offering ‘all inclusive’ holidays next summer. How depressing – where is the fun on going to a foreign country and not trying something different. So,  siblu is  making a stand for self-catered holidays in France ! Here are three ideas that we hope will make your [...] [...more]

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Brilliant Brittany has it all for families

Brilliant Brittany has it all for families

Want to hit the right note with your summer holiday to France? Well how about Brittany in August? Brittany is an ideal family destination for camping in France. The region has the longest coastline in France, so there are white-sand beaches, serene harbours and craggy coves to discover. Plus, camping doesn’t have to be under canvas. You [...] [...more]

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France’s animal attraction

France’s animal attraction

While France’s natural wildlife might not set the heart racing, the country is home to some of the world’s best zoos and aquariums. So if you want a family camping holiday in France, packed with activities, big pool complexes, dynamic children’s clubs, some of the best beaches in France, and the chance to feed popcorn to [...] [...more]

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Saddle up with siblu

Saddle up with siblu

New networks make cycling an easy option for family holidays in France. For a family holiday with a difference, take advantage of France’s love affair with the bike and try out miles of new cycle networks in popular French tourist resorts. You can strap your bikes to the car or hire cycles during your break [...] [...more]

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Siblu Holiday’s guide to Brittany

Siblu Holiday’s guide to Brittany

In a nutshell Brittany has the longest coastline in France and is most famous for its rugged beauty and ancient traditions. The region is a Gallic mirror of Cornwall, and even has its own Côte de Cornouaille which offers lots for young families who love the seaside, food and history. Brittany does food very well, and the [...] [...more]

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