Tag Archive | "la pignade"

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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French popstar sings at Les Charmettes

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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Enjoy a bbq summer with siblu in France

Enjoy a bbq summer with siblu in France

There’s no need to miss out on your barbecue summer, you can still holiday in France and enjoy some sizzling sunshine. The frogs are out in Charente Maritime, which local tradition decrees is a sign that August will be hot (this method seems at least as accurate as the Met Office!) [...more]

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French holiday sale

French holiday sale

This is the cheapest way to go on a family holiday to France this summer: we are launching a two week Summer Sale on 11 siblu holiday parcs, with savings of more than £500 available on some breaks in July and August. The siblu Summer Sale runs from 8 to 22 June and features siblu parcs [...] [...more]

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Horse riding in France

Horse riding in France

There are many great ways to sightsee: by car, a gentle walk, a boat cruise — but all pale when compared to a horse ride through beautiful surroundings. Last year La Pignade — our holiday parc in Ronce-les-Bains, in the sunshine department of Charente Maritime — launched an equestrian centre (Caliper Ronçois) with pony and horse [...] [...more]

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Futuroscope launches new attractions

Futuroscope launches new attractions

Futuroscope, the huge science-based theme parc near to Les Charmettes, La Pignade and Bonne Anse Plage, has announced lots of new attractions for 2009. [...more]

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What’s new for kids in 2009

What’s new for kids in 2009

Every year our siblu parcs launch of whole host of new activities for children and families. Details of these are confirmed in the early part of each new year, but there are some new activities that I’ve already found out about. Free football tournaments: 12 siblu parcs are introducing free siblu soccer tournaments for all ages. [...] [...more]

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Sunshine (from France) on a rainy day (in the UK)

Sunshine (from France) on a rainy day (in the UK)

A claim often heard around Charente Maritime, and peddled by the siblu team, is that the region has its own micro-climate which brings as much sunshine as the sunny south. Well, France’s weather service recently reported on the phenomenen and confirmed that the region really does have its own micro-climate. By measuring the hours of sunshine across [...] [...more]

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