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

Fancy a snow holiday but not sure if skiing is your thing? Don’t let that dissuade you from taking a trip to the mountains this winter; at Pierre & Vancances, skiing is just the tip of the iceberg! This winter, Pierre and Vacances offers a vast variety of fun winter …

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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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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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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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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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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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Ultimate Packing List for Eurocamp with Kids

What to Pack for Eurocamp? This list was our packing list for our latest Eurocamp holiday. We are a family of 5: Mum, Dad and three kids (age 6, 4 and 2) and we went to France for a week. We wanted an easy, relaxed holiday so are going well …

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La Vallée Eurocamp | Family Holiday in Normandy, France

My husband and I both experienced numerous Eurocamp holidays when we were growing up. His family stayed in the tents; my family tended to go with Eurocamp Independent, as we had a caravan. When we discussed our experiences we found that we that our fondest memories were of the kids …

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A Long Weekend in Disneyland Paris

First things first, travel for a Long Weekend in Disneyland Paris We are lucky enough to live on a main train line to Birmingham Airport and so for the first time we decided to get the train into Birmingham International. Kids, bags and all! So off we trotted at 6am …

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Family Friendly Villas in Corsica www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Friendly Villas in Corsica

We are going to Corsica this summer with Simpson Travel to a beautiful family friendly villa near to Porto Vecchio and I simply can’t wait.  We had the most magical trip with Simpson Travel last year to a stunning family friendly villa in Greece and I just know we are going to love …

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5 Reasons to Visit Domaine Des Ormes with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Domaine Des Ormes with Kids

I’ve been tasked with trying to decide which Al Fresco Holidays site we would visit this year as a family if we got the chance.  With over 71 to choose from across Europe it actually isn’t a very easy decision at all. However at end of the summer last year I …

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What to do in Paris in 24 Hours

I’ve just been lucky enough to spend 48 hours in Paris without the kids. Now I know the title to this review says 24 hours, but that was basically the time I had in Paris that I wasn’t spending at the prestigious Les Spot des E-Fluent conference (now in year 5) …

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La Croix du Vieux Pont: A Campsite near Paris

When planning our holiday in France, we wanted to be somewhere within easy reach of Disneyland, Paris and the Somme region for day trips, we wanted somewhere with plenty of room for our three active boys and we wanted it on a very tight budget. Looking at the various options …

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14 Places to Holiday in France and Spain with Teenagers

Heading to the continent with teenagers in-tow treads that very fine line between nerve-wracking and terrifying. And not just the continent either – pretty much any holiday where you’ll be expected to entertain older kids or adolescents. Get it right and you’re looking at fun-filled family memories to last a …

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