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10 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families NOT in France!

Did you know there are Eurocamp Sites NOT in France? I was recently chatting to someone who asked me whether I knew there were Eurocamp sites in places like Italy nowadays.  I said I did know that and was actually a little surprised to find out that it wasn’t something …

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Villages Nature® Paris | Center Parcs and Euro Disney Combined? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Villages Nature® Paris | Center Parcs and Euro Disney Combined?

Are you a fan of Center Parcs here in the UK? Have you ever considered visiting a Center Parcs abroad? Well that’s exactly what Villages Nature® Paris is, a Center Parcs abroad and even better than that it’s a holiday resort close to Disneyland® Paris and the Eiffel Tower too! …

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Santa's Lapland Search for Santa Day | Mini Travellers
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Santa’s Lapland Search for Santa Day | Mini Travellers

Search for Santa Day with Santa’s Lapland Christmas treats for kids don’t get much better than going to Lapland and meeting the real Father Christmas – do they?  They don’t but you do need to think about a few things to get the best out of it!  So please do take some …

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Family Holiday at La Vallée in Normandy with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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8 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Northern & Central France

Here are 8 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Northern & Central France When faced with the Eurocamp website though and over 190 parcs in 10 European countries, including family favourites France, Spain and Italy. Where do you choose? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for families? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for Families in Northern & Central …

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A Tapsy Tour of the Colosseum in Rome with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fun things to do in and outside of Rome with Kids

Ever wondered what fun things to do in- and outside of Rome with Kids? Here is a Guest Post from EasyTerra about what you might like to do! What to do & see? Thinking about visiting Rome with kids? You might think they get bored quickly over being dragged from …

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Santa’s Lapland and our arrival at Saariselka Inn | Mini Travellers Family Travel

Getting to Santa’s Lapland and Saariselka Inn On Christmas Eve we set off on our once in a lifetime trip to Santa’s Lapland with three very excited little girls. You may have seen in our earlier post that we had only told them about the trip at the beginning of …

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7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Southern France

Here are  7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Southern France When faced with the Eurocamp website though and over 190 parcs in 10 European countries, including family favourites France, Spain and Italy. Where do you choose? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for families? Which Eurocamp Sites are best for …

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Weekend in a Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in a Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski

Family Friendly Luxury Ski Chalet in Morzine with TG Ski The weekend before Christmas 2017 I was invited to spend a weekend with TG Ski Holidays in a Luxury Catered Ski Chalet in Morzine with some other travel influencers. The email asked whether I fancied a weekend of sledging, skiing, …

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Mini Travellers Year in Review 2017

In 2015 and 2016 we took 54 and 53 trips respectively. This year we took some fairly exciting trips so as I started writing this I expected the number of trips to be less. We have however taken 60 flights between the five of us, so it hasn’t exactly been …

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How to Tell the Kids they are Visiting Santa in Lapland with Printable Lapland Boarding Pass | Santa’s Lapland

How would you tell the kids you were going to Santa’s Lapland? This Christmas we booked in a trip to Santa’s Lapland in February! We decided before we agreed it all that we weren’t going to tell them in February, as that’s a long time to wait when you’re 39 …

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25 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families!

So which Eurocamp sites are best for families? Eurocamp was a firm family favourite when I was growing up.  I have fond memories of long drives down through France to get to a site, the excitement of finding our tent or our caravan, of kids clubs and trips to the Boulangerie …

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Santa’s Lapland for Christmas Day

We are going to Santa’s Lapland for Christmas Day – yes Christmas Day itself! There are so many reasons that this is AMAZING which it obviously is, but here are a few that you may not have thought of and how we are preparing for it! Reasons it is AMAZING …

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10 Stunning Beaches in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk§
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6 Stunning Beaches in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” and is Brittany’s largest island. With over 60 beaches and coves we had no chance of seeing all of them in the weekend but here are 6 Stunning Beaches in Belle-Île that we did get chance to see. Belle Ile is just …

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Family Holiday in Brittany | Visit Brittany

Over the Summer we had a wonderful Family Holiday in Brittany as guests of Visit Brittany. It’s so close to the UK, being a short hop across the English Channel, but the variety of places you can visit will take your breath away.  You can watch what we did on …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France

On our way home from our week exploring Brittany we needed to find something to do close to Cherbourg before our 5pm ferry and so we ended up at the Utah Beach D-Day Museum. We were staying further down in France in Redon, so we wanted to drive the 3-4 …

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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just with Children

What we loved about Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just and how it can work with Children too. One of the things arranged for us on our trip in Brittany was a visit to the Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just. There have been …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île is 9 miles (15km) off the coast of the Gulf of Morbihan in France and is Brittany’s largest island. Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” When the island naming committee met around the campfire a few centuries ago I suspect it was a very brief discussion.  …

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A view of a azzure water and Nissi beach in Aiya Napa, Cyprus
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Taking Family Holidays Abroad in 2018

Family Holidays Abroad 2018 When is the ideal time to start planning your 2018 family holiday? From our experience, we think that the earlier you book, the better deal you will get! So if you’re looking to book a summer holiday in sunny Europe, here are some of our favourite …

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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany

We recently spent 2 nights in Redon with Kids and this is what we got up to. Redon is not far from Josselin where we started our tour around Brittany and spent 24 hours earlier in the week. Redon is a bigger town than Josseling, or certainly feels that way, …

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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica

Why you should pick Corsica for your next Family Holiday in a Villa! During the first week of the Summer holidays in July we spent a week in a family friendly villa in Corsica with Simpson Travel.  It was an absolutely glorious week jam packed week with swimming, beaches, food …

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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany

Vannes is a walled town in the Brittany region of northwest France.  Find out what we did when we spent 24 hours in Vannes with Kids. Vannes old town is characterised by narrow cobbled streets and medieval gates. There is a beautiful Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes in the centre of …

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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany
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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany

Josselin is a beautiful medieval town in Brittany set on the river Oust. Josselin boasts a beautiful château, a bustling town square with restaurants, cafes and a busy Saturday market.  Combine those with a warm and welcoming Bed & Breakfast with a family room on the top floor and you …

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Is Eurocamp a Toddler Friendly Holiday? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 Reasons Eurocamp is a Toddler Friendly Holiday

I went a couple of Eurocamp holidays before my husband and I had children. Both times we went to Southwest France, and both the campsites were a short walk to the beach. I really enjoyed the flexibility of being able to eat out or cook for yourself in France. French …

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How to Enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and Actually Get a Break www.minitravellers.co.uk
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How to Enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and Actually Get a Break

Can you enjoy a Holiday with Toddlers and get a break? Before we went on our first holiday with our daughter, 8 month old Chloe, a friend told me to erase all memories of previous holidays because it will never be the same! You have to Adjust your Expectations.   You …

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