La Roche Bernard

Introduction to La Roche-Bernard La Roche-Bernard is a small town in Southern Brittany. It is a very exciting place to visit for many reasons. The town is situated on the River Vilaine, and plays host to a myriad of small boats in its natural harbour. Two superb...

Local Activities

Whatever your interests, the Brittany / Pays de la Loire region of France certainly offers an incredible range of local activities. From walking to sailing or from playing golf to relaxing on one of the many glorious sandy beaches. Do you prefer a self-catering...

La Brière

A 5 minute drive from La Roche Bernard takes you to the Parc Naturel Régional de La Brière. The park includes the largest wetland area in France outside of the Camargue. It covers around 100,000 acres. Its establishment in 1970 aimed to  protect the cultural and...

Markets in France selling food, crafts and antiques

Visiting local food, craft, and antiques markets in France is one of the most pleasurable experiences enjoyed by holidaymakers. This certainly applies to Brittany and the Pays de la Loire regions. Whether you are looking for local Pottery, Speciality salt from the...

Holiday Website Tips (2) – Be easy to contact

Make sure there is a clear and obvious way for people to get in touch with you wherever they are on your website. Failure to do so could result in lots of potential bookings finding their way to somebody else's website. A few simple ideas may make all the difference...
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Splashing-Fun

Iona and Joe have broken up from school. They now have 9 weeks of uninterrupted, well almost uninterrupted, play…

During the holidays, French school children are expected to ensure that they have fully understood everything that they have learnt in the previous school year.

Holidays...What holidays?

Holidays...What holidays?

To this end, in every supermarket, you will see racks and racks of “Cahiers de Vacances”, for every school year, from the Maternelle (age 3) to the Terminale (final year at college, age 17-18).

These workbooks consolidate the school syllabus and are designed to highlight any issues that your child may have.

Should there be any problems, there are specific workbooks available for each subject, say, French grammar, maths, etc…

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