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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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Siblu 2011 family holidays brochure can brighten up your winter

With this cold, cold weather, it’s nice to be thinking ahead to summer holidays in the sun! At Siblu Villages, we have launched our new brochure for 2011 and early-bird deals available in January 2011. Our new brochure features 14 outstanding locations, in destinations as diverse as the heart of Normandy to the sun-dappled Cote d’Azur. [...] [...more]

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Best French articles named

Best French articles named

The year’s best articles about France were announced at a recent industry bash for travel companies. Entries were submitted in two categories, for newspapers and magazines, and voted for by a panel of travel editors. The winner of the Newspaper category was freelance journalist Ian Belcher, for his fantastic piece ‘Living high on the hog in the Languedoc’ [...] [...more]

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Why to buy a holiday home in France

Why to buy a holiday home in France

Although siblu is best known in the UK for our holidays, we actually have more than 5,300 families who own holiday homes at our parcs in France. For many, the temptation is to have their own holiday home where they can enjoy a lazy lifestyle in the sun, without having to pay the earth. In [...] [...more]

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Buy your warning triangle before driving in France

Buy your warning triangle before driving in France

French law has been changed to make it compulsary for cars to be equipped with roadside warning triangles. Although this has been law for several months, there has been a grace period while shops have restocked with the products. This grace period is now over and anyone stopped will be liable to an on-the-spot fine, so make [...] [...more]

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Are back to work blues cutting short our holidays?

Are back to work blues cutting short our holidays?

Research by Indesit has found that more of us cut short our weekends because we start worrying about work, and even answering emails, on a Sunday. If the day of rest has already been affected, do these findings have any relevance on how we spend our holiday time? [...more]

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Wine whine

Wine whine

I’m ashamed to say that despite being a Francophile, I’m the world’s worst wine buff. Waves of inadequacy flow over me if asked to choose a red, white or rosé when with friends. I live by the rule of house-rouge for meat, house-blanc with fish, and house-rosé for my wife. So it was with mixed feelings [...] [...more]

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