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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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Late deals on family holidays in France: Loire Valley and Charente Maritime

Late deals on family holidays in France: Loire Valley and Charente Maritime

Are you still looking for a summer-time family holiday to France? Take advantage of these late deals from siblu and you could be watching a deadly duel in the Loire Valley or a classical concert on the sands of Charente Maritime. [...more]

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Holiday deals to France: 10 siblu offers for 2012

Holiday deals to France: 10 siblu offers for 2012

Here are 10 ways to make the most of your summer holiday. Deals to France will help you save hundreds on your accommodation costs, but book before 22 January or miss out on these offers. Note, all holiday prices are based on a 14 July 2012 departure for two adults and two children staying seven-nights. Travel [...] [...more]

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Favourite festivals in France

Favourite festivals in France

Siblu’s holiday villages in Charente Maritime have been supporters of Un Violon sur le Sable, a classical music festival that takes place on the beach at Royan, for several years. Our partnership has even included rehearsal sessions for performers at Les Charmettes – culminating in a free show from French superstar Christophe Mae performing hits backed [...] [...more]

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Siblu Holiday’s guide to Charente Maritime

Siblu Holiday’s guide to Charente Maritime

Charente Maritime, a coastal departement (like a county) in the region of Poitou Charente, is the sunniest part of France’s west coast (according to the French Met office). So combine the sunshine with massive sandy beaches screened by forests of pine trees, and fun seaside towns, and you have the perfect mix for a top [...] [...more]

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Into the Futuroscope

Into the Futuroscope

I am a big fan of Futuroscope, which is essentially an interactive Science-parc on the outskirts of Poitiers, about 90mins from our siblu parcs in Charente Maritime. Futuroscope is the second most visited theme parc in France (after Euro Disney) and yet, it seems to me, most British families know nothing about it. The parc is unlike [...] [...more]

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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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French popstar sings at Les Charmettes

French music star Christophe Mae performed his hit Ca Fait Mal at siblu’s Les Charmettes holiday parc as part of the Violon Sur Les Sables preparations recently. Christophe performed his song with an 18-piece symphony orchestra, as part of rehearsals for the classical music concert, which takes place each year on the beach at Royan. The Equinoxe bar [...] [...more]

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