France

If you are a UK family looking for family travel in France, where you will find plenty of information to help you with your planning. This blog focus is in the south-west area of France, particularly in the Dordogne region so you will find family travel and days out in the Dordogne region of France. Since moving to France this category has grown with plenty of travel advice, french hotel reviews and family days out in France. You might be considering a French family road trip and need a bit of help from someone that knows the local area. The south-west of France is a beautiful area with plenty of things to do and see. A French road trip also opens up the opportunity to travel to many other countries in Europe so it would be easy to plan an extended European road trip. One place to visit is the village of Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne as it is classed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The Dordogne Charente border is surrounded by the beautiful French countryside and rolling hills with picture postcard-perfect villages. Travelling in France on a budget for families is important and Chilling with Lucas blog has plenty of tips and tricks to help plan French road trips and travel. If you are looking for a winter french break there are some beautiful locations too. Maybe you want to try skiing in France and need help finding the best french skiing destinations and chalet travel tips. Planning a family holiday to France can be a bit daunting if you don’t know what to explore so you will also find some general french family travel tips on the blog.

Family days out in France

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Gorges de vendon

Futuroscope – Poiters Futuroscope is located in the department of Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 10 kilometres north of Poitiers, in the communes of Chasseneuil-du-Poitou and Jaunay-Clan. The Theme-Park is based upon multimedia, cinematographic Futuroscope and audio-visual techniques and boasts over 40 attractions for all ages and tastes. We went when our son was 4 and there was […] Read more…

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Family campsites in France

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Camping Le Barlett

La Grange Du Bost, Montagrier Not strictly camping but somewhere we have recently visited. La Grange Du Bost in Montagrier is an organic farm run that also provides glamping in the Dordogne. The farm is comprised of 20 hectares of woods, meadows and fields. It was once devoted to the organic breeding of laying hens […] Read more…

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Cheap things to do in Provence, France

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a french chateau and some lavender fields in provence south france

Provence is a region in southern France, famous for beautiful weather and unique, local goods. Here are some fun, relatively inexpensive things to do there. Provence stretches across southeastern France, encompasses rural farm towns rich in history, spacious lavender fields and the province even lays claim to a beautiful stretch of the Cote D’Azur. The […] Read more…

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French family road trips

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Strasbourg village

  France is such a beautiful and varied country. We are very lucky to live in the South West in the Dordogne where we are surrounded by countryside wherever we go. Although it is stunning, I do want to try and visit other places in France too. With easy access from Germany, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, […] Read more…

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Des Tourbieres de Vendoire, Dordogne

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a close up of a green grasshopper

    We are fortunate with regard to beautiful scenery where we have moved to on the Charente/Dordogne border. Nearly every village is surrounded by rolling countryside and breath-taking views. One of our favourite places is Des Tourbieres de Vendoire which translates as The Boglands of Vendoire. It doesn’t sound very appealing, but this place […] Read more…

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How to travel on a budget

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an italian canal surrounded by houses

  We live in such a beautiful part of the world but that doesn’t stop me wanting to show Lucas different places and experience various cultures. To travel without spending a fortune is an achievement. With the skyrocketing prices of everything, it seems that a cheap travel experience can happen once in a blue moon, […] Read more…

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