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Cameras roll at Les Charmettes

Cameras roll at Les Charmettes

Our Les Charmettes holiday parc recently featured on national TV news in France as a business optimistically looking forward to 2010 after so much of the country’s west coast was hit by fierce storms earlier this year. Tempete Xynthia lashed the Vendée and Charente Maritime regions in February, causing damage to those parts it hit and, tragically, some [...] [...more]

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French theme parks that ‘Disney’ rely on Mickey

French theme parks that ‘Disney’ rely on Mickey

Disneyland Paris remains France’s most popular theme park, but if you want something other than huge queues and fairytale castles, there are other attractions that offer a typically French slice of family fun. Science park Futuroscope and history-themed park Puy du Fou are both located on France’s west coast, where the big beaches, friendly seaside towns [...] [...more]

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Côte tales

Côte tales

Do you think of France as a brilliant beach destination? I don’t think many people do, and yet the country has a diverse coastline which makes it one of Europe’s top three ‘Blue Flag’ beach destinations. The west coast is especially good for brilliant coaches with small secret coves, golden sands at the edge of rolling [...] [...more]

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