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Childcare at Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percée, Tignes

As part of our trip to Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percee in Tignes, with Mark Warner we we were offered free child care for the three girls all day and into the evening. Had we had to pay for this it would have cost £180 per child for the week.  Before …

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A DIY French Alps Summer Holiday to Sospel

A DIY French Alps Summer Holiday with 3 kids and 2 grandparents. Sun, swimming, hiking, bugs and quaint villages. As a child, most of my summer holidays were spent driving round France experiencing the culture, food and scenery. The favourite parts of my trip were always where we had access …

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10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday

The key to a successful and enjoyable family holiday lies in two things – simplicity and entertainment. So here are 10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday. NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Brittany Ferries. First of all, it needs to be quick, easy and …

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Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, France
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Travel Tips: Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, France

Our review of the ferry journey from Portsmouth to Cherbourg in France with Brittany Ferries

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Top 10 most unique attractions to Disneyland Paris
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Top 10 most Unique Attractions to Disneyland Paris

For some inexplicable reason, Disneyland Paris has yet to be added to every Disney fan’s bucket list. Many believe that it is just a cheap knockoff of Walt Disney World, but we are here to show you otherwise. While it is true that there are a great number of rides …

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La Grande Métairie in Carnac with Eurocamp
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La Grande Métairie in Carnac with Eurocamp

This half term we decided to head back to France and spend a week exploring the south coast of Brittany with our three children. We booked into La Grande Métairie in Carnac for another week of adventures. NB Emma & Ian and family were hosted by Eurocamp but all views and …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry

If you find yourself on the afternoon ferry from Cherbourg at 5pm then here are 10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry. Last year we found ourself needing to head back to the ferry at Cherbourg for 5pm to get the last ferry back home …

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One Hour in the Louvre, Paris – Is it Worth it?

Last year I spent one hour in the Louvre in Paris, so this is a post about whether it was worth it? Well I suppose I should say that I’d never intended to just spend one hour in the Louvre. We had woken early with the intention of spending the …

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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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Winter Activity Ideas for Families

Discover some amazing Winter activity ideas for your next family adventure, including airboarding, exploring igloos and dog sledging.

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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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7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families in Southern France

Here are  7 of the Best Eurocamp Sites for Families wanting a camping holiday 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 wanting a …

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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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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 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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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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DFDS Ferries – Better than Flying?

We have just returned and survived a 2000 mile road trip to the south west of France with a 5 year old and a 9 year old. In fact  more than survive, we thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our touring holiday. Having found a campsite near Torreilles, close to the …

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Travelling to France with Brittany Ferries

After a very busy and chaotic start to the year my wife and I decided that during the May half term we’d take our three children (age 6, 4, and 2) for a break to France to explore the Normandy Coastline. We choose to the La Vallée campsite with Eurocamp …

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