Welcome to our Siblu blog: the perfect place for holiday inspiration!

From articles to advice to anecdotes, this is where you’ll find everything you need to help you get excited about your stay in France and the Netherlands.

We hope you’ll enjoy having a look around and, if you have any ideas for future articles or your own Siblu stories to share, don’t hesitate to get in touch on social media!


Our Latest Siblu Articles

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Siblu is famous for its outstanding pool complexes on each of its campsites in France, so we thought we would look at trends through the ages of swimwear, starting from the early twentieth century!

What will you be wearing?

In our recent survey of 1,700 British dads, almost two thirds said they are not confident wearing the tight trunks that are the norm with French hommes, with only 15% expressing complete self-confidence in wearing skimpy swimmers.

True or False: Part 2

It's time for Part 2 or our French food and drink myth-busting series! Do you know you baguette classique from your baguette tradition? Is wine as popular in France as we think? And is it really impossible to be vegetarian in France?  

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True or False? Part 1

French food and drink is renowned for being some of the finest in the world. But how much of what we think we know about the French relationship to food and drink is actually true and how much is mere myth? Find out in Part 1 of our French food and drink mythbusting article. 

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West Coast Islands

A stay at one of our campsites in the Vendée or Charente-Maritime regions is a perfect opportunity to discover some of the most beautiful islands off France's West Coast. From the chic beaches of the Ile de Ré to the unspoiled nature of the tiny Ile de Yeu. Hop on board and let's get exploring! 

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Water Parks in France

There's nothing like the adrenaline of a zooming down a waterslide on a hot summer day. Every Siblu holiday park in France has its own pool complex but, if you’re looking to venture a bit further afield, you'll be pleased to find that France is home to a range of amazing water parks (many of them near our campsites).

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September in France

From the excitement of the grape harvest in the vineyards to late-summer sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast, there are so many advantages to taking a September holiday and avoiding the school holiday crowds. Here are some of our favourite things about September in France. 

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Our Top 4

A trip to one of France's amazing theme parks makes a brilliant addition to any family holiday. Discover more about some of our favourite theme parks in France, from the historical to the futuristic. Have you visited any of these theme parks yet? 

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Travelling with Teens

When your children become teenagers holidays start to become slightly different. There are many great things about travelling with teenagers rather than toddlers, but it can also produce its own unique challenges. Here are our top tips on ensuring your family holiday runs smoothly with teenagers in tow. 

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& Kids in the Back Seat

Bringing your own car with you on your family holiday to France has so many advantages, however the thought of driving all that way with your children in the backseat can seem daunting. Keen to avoid six hours of I spy or the wheels on the bus?

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South West France?

The South West of France boasts a huge range of things to see and do: everything from vineyards to beaches to history.... We’ve put together a quick guide to a few of our favourites with the help of the team here at Siblu’s head office in Bordeaux!

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Ferry Travel with Kids

Getting the ferry is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to reach our holiday parks in both France and the Netherlands. There's no need to dread the journey... follow our top tips to make sure that the ferry journey is a family adventure rather than a stress.

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What's new?

New Siblu park
Explore the beautiful Ile d'Oléron with a stay at our holiday park Mer et Soleil d'Oléron.
Lauwersoog joins the Siblu family
Siblu now has 3 holiday parks in the Netherlands. Lauwersoog is in the North of the Netherlands, a magical area of sand flats, lakes, islands and biodiversity. Get exploring....
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Still Working Together for Safe Holidays
Our commitment to keeping you safe on-site continues into 2022 and beyond! Find out more about what to expect for next year's getaway.