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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France?

On our trip to Brittany in August we took the slow ferry to France from Portsmouth to Caen and the quick ferry back from Cherbourg to Portsmouth here is what we thought of both options. We haven’t done Ferries since the kids were born. In fairness I haven’t taken a ferry since 1997 and a …

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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 dining can be a bit …

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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 clubs, swimming pools and meeting …

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8 Things To Do In Plymouth Before You Catch The Ferry To France

For many travellers, Plymouth is often seen as little more than a transport hub for connecting ferry services to France. As such, the most the average traveller gets to see of the city is the odd pub or fast food outlet in the vicinity of the ferry port. Which is something of a shame, as …

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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 just to the North of …

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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 lifetime. Get it wrong and …

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Driving to France this Summer – What You Need to Know!

Our DFDS ferry is booked and my Mini Travellers are excitedly ticking off their holiday countdown in preparation for their holidays. So if you are driving to France this Summer here is what you need to know! We are taking our car with us so we can really explore the area. I’ve been doing a …

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Eurocamp and Exploring in Paris with Children

A guest post about Eurocamping in Paris with children by Catherine of Head in a Book who blogs at headinbooks.wordpress.com and can be followed on twitter @headinbook This really is what it says on the tin. It’s therefore a bit of a departure from my usual blogs! I have meant to post it for a while, …

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