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The Next Family Summer Holiday: Return to What you Love or Try Somewhere New?

The Next Family Summer Holiday: Return to What you Love or Try Somewhere New?

With the end of summer open up and the return to school and work now imminent, the memories of this year’s summer family holiday are fading into the distance, and the only way to not get too down about it is to start planning the next one. If you’ve had the trip of a lifetime [...] [...more]

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Driving from UK to France – How to survive the car journey with kids

Driving from UK to France – How to survive the car journey with kids

Bringing your own car with you on your family holiday to France has many advantages, however the thought of driving all that way with your children in the backseat can seem daunting. Keen to avoid six hours of I spy or the wheels on the bus?  Check out our top tips for making the car [...] [...more]

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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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End of Season Family Holiday Deals

End of Season Family Holiday Deals

      It seems that summer 2018 is flying by, and we’ve somehow found ourselves in August before we’d really got used to the fact that it was July already. With the children well into their summer holidays and many colleagues making use of their annual leave, those who are yet to sort a summer family holiday [...] [...more]

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The British Travel Awards 2018

The British Travel Awards 2018

STOP PRESS! We’re very excited to announce that Siblu has been nominated in the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards! We are thrilled to be shortlisted again this year – it’s a great recognition of how hard all our teams work day in and day out to make sure you have a holiday to remember. We were all [...] [...more]

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Tips for travelling with children on a ferry to France

Tips for travelling with children on a ferry to France

You’ve battled motorway traffic jams and spent hours cooped up in the car to reach the ferry port. Now you’re faced with a seven-hour crossing to France and the kids are bored and restless – here are our hacks for travelling on a ferry with children. Avoid a rush. Standard advice is that you must arrive [...] [...more]

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What’s The Best Way to Travel with Kids?

What’s The Best Way to Travel with Kids?

Travelling solo is becoming increasingly popular, which is no real surprise when you consider all the advantages of going it alone. Young people in particular are taken in by the flexibility solo travel offers, from booking the cheapest ticket which only has to suit your own schedule, to going exactly where you want and doing [...] [...more]

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Sweet Traditions

Sweet Traditions

Home of gastronomy and great restaurants, France also has industrial bounce house dozens of sugary specialties. From candied chestnuts to Calissons we take a tour of France’s top ten traditional sweets and find out where to taste them. [...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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