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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

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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Les Charmettes, Charente Maritime

Les Charmettes, Charente Maritime

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Enjoy a September stay at a siblu meditation centre in France

Enjoy a September stay at a siblu meditation centre in France

They might look like petanque pitches, but those orangey rectangles of compacted earth and gravel found at siblu holiday parcs across France are a great place for practicing the art of meditation, according to a Buddhist master. [...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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Three ideas for fantastic May holidays in France

Three ideas for fantastic May holidays in France

Here are three ideas for great May holidays with siblu, with prices from just £305 for the family, including Dover to Calais ferries. Explore the Vendée with a GPS Le Bois Masson in the Vendée is hiring out global positioning satellite (GPS) systems and audio tours as an exciting way for families to explore the nearby Pays de [...] [...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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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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