There’s something for every taste.

For thrill-seekers with a course through a pine forest, nature-lovers in search of rare birds, history enthusiasts who can get under the skin of Cro-Magnon, chocoholics who’ll choose the workshop of a thousand secrets…

It’s also worth noting that Famille Plus ( is a label ensuring that special attention is paid to younger as well as older visitors. 4 coastal resorts bear the label: Arès, Carcans-Maubuisson, Hourtin and Lacanau.

A real joy!

Wildlife parks


:: Watch the nest of vultures in the heart of the Ossau Nature Reserve
From 5 years.
Tour languages: FR/EN/ES
Adult rates: €6
Child rates: €4 (from 5 to 15 years)
Family rate: €18 (2 adults + 2 children)

:: Stroke the animals in the petting zoo at La Coccinelle
From 2 years.
Adult rates: from €11.50
Child rates: from €11.50 (from 2 to 14 years)

>> Wildlife parks in Aquitaine.

Parc de la Coccinelle à Gujan-Mestras © FRANCOIS MOUSIS

Parc de la Coccinelle in Gujan-Mestras ©François Mousis


Theme parks and water parks


:: Get your fill of thrills at Walibi
From 3 years
Languages spoken: FR/EN
Adult rate: €36.50
Child rate (between 1 m and 1 m 40): €31.50
Family package €119 instead of €141


:: Welcome to 1900, diving into the heart of a Perigord village
The village of Bournat
From 4 years.
Tour languages: FR/EN
Adult rates: €13.80
Child rates: €9.90 (from 4 to 12 years)
Family rate: €42 (2 adults and 2 children)

>> Theme parks and water parks in Aquitaine.

Parc Walibi à Roquefort ©Walibi

Walibi Park in Roquefort ©Walibi


Outdoor activities


:: Tree-climbing at Bisc’aventure 
From 4 years.
Languages spoken: FR/EN
Adult rates: €22
Child rates: €13 (4 to 6 years) – €17 (over 6 years and 1 m 20) – €20 (over 1 m 40 and under 15 years)

:: Family bike rides beneath the pines
Suggested 4-day tours with children. Or how to make the most of what’s on offer with a multi-activity pack full of Landes fresh air: cycling, surfing, paddleboarding!

>> Other outdoor activities to enjoy in Aquitaine.

Accrobranche à Biscarrosse © Bisc’aventure

Tree climbing adventure park in Biscarrosse ©Bisc’aventure




:: Games, experiments, discoveries … Cap Sciences, the favourite world of adventure for children
Des Science workshops for all ages from 3 years.
Currently, there are 2 exhibitions: The little science explorer for 3-6 years or the mummy exhibition, from 5 years (not for sensitive souls).
New this summer, the planetarium to observe the starry sky.
Languages spoken : FR/EN/ES
Rate: workshop from €13/child with snack.



:: Move to the rhythm of the Garonne
Museum tour with film-show and 3D cinema. Not forgetting the « Lost Treasure of Couthures » treasure hunt in the village and the trip along the Garonne or on the hiking trails.
Tour languages: FR/EN
Adult rates: €10
Child rates: €6 (from 5 to 18 years)
During the summer, combined ticket (visit + boat trip): €13/adult or €10/child.

>> Museums suitable for children.

Balade sur la Garonne, Lot-et-Garonne ©G2G

Trip along the Garonne, Lot-et-Garonne ©G2G


Creative workshops, get your hands dirty


:: Immerse yourself in Asian culture at the Asiatica Museum
Jewellery-making workshops, masks and drawings from Tuesday to Friday with a tour of part of the museum.
From 6 years.
Tour languages: FR/EN/ES
Rate: €5.



:: Learn and have fun with the Au Fil du Temps association
Workshops in calligraphy, sculpture, wool, paper, nature … in places full of history.
The association also offers costume and torchlight tours, and a giant investigation at Cadouin Abbey…
All ages.
No information on languages spoken at workshops.
Rate: varies depending on the site visited. The workshop is either included in the entrance fee or extra.

>> Cultural sites offering workshops for children.

Atelier papier au moulin de la Rouzique ©Moulin à papier de la Rouzique

Paper workshop at Moulin de la Rouzique (mill)©Moulin à papier de la Rouzique




:: Become the king of chocolate and melt with pleasure
Chocolate painting workshops or chocolate moulding.
From 5 years.
Languages spoken: FR/EN/ES
Rate: from €10/child (guided tour included)



:: Awaken your senses and follow a treasure hunt through the vineyards
The key to this introduction lies in either a treasure hunt to catch the curiosity of the very young, or in tasting beverages with exquisite flavours for older visitors.
From 5 years.
Languages spoken: FR/EN/ES
Rates: €45/adult, €19/child from age 5, free for little ones.

>> Tasting venues to visit with the family.

Atelier dégustation en famille au château des Bardins ©ChateauBardins

Family tasting workshop at Château des Bardins ©ChateauBardins




:: Inside the skin of Cro-Magnon in Thot
From 5 years.
Tour languages: FR/EN
Adult rates: €9.00
Child rate (5 to 12 years): €5.90
Participatory workshops: €4/person
Special family offer: 3 workshops for the price of 2.




:: Maison de la Dame de Brassempouy (House of the Lady of Brassempouy)
Visit the museum retracing the history of the archaeological discoveries made on the site. During the summer, a tour aimed at children is scheduled at 11.00 and 14.00.
Continue the tour at the ArchéoParc with demonstrations and workshops on the techniques of our ancestors.
Workshops offered during the months of July and August.
From 6 years.
Tour languages: FR/EN/ES
Adult rate: €8.50
Child rate: €6.00 (6-17 years)
Family pass: €25.00 (2 adults + 2 children)

>> Sites and museums based on Prehistory.

Atelier d’art pariétal pour les enfants @Semitour

Children’s cave painting workshop @Semitour


Châteaux and medieval times


:: Mysteries and games from years gone by at Château de Bridoire
New for 2016: puzzle games in the château’s park.
Lifesize, wooden toys.
From 5 years.
Rate: Combined ticket for château + games + mystery valley : Adult: 12 euros, Child (5 to 12 years): 7 euros, Teenagers/students (13-18 years): 9 euros.




:: Walking with Janouille, the scoundrel from the land of the old walled towns
Janouille is a cocky storyteller who has no equal when it comes to tours of the old walled towns.
During the summer, visit Monflanquin on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays + a torchlight tour on Tuesdays and Fridays; at Villeréal on 18 and 25 July, 8 and 22 August; Tournon d’Agenais on 11 July and 22 August; Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot on 11 August; Laroque-Timbaut on 28 July…
Language(s) spoken: French and English for the tour of Monflanquin.
Rate: from €6.50 – Free for under-7s.

>> Guided tours to take with the family.

 Visite aux flambeaux avec Janouille ©OTMonflanquin

Torchlight tour with Janouille ©OTMonflanquin




:: Picnic 900 m above the ocean and the Basque Pyrenees
The little train of Rhune offers an exceptional view over the Atlantic Ocean, the Pyrenees and their fauna (pottok ponies, sheep and tawny vultures). Older children can come back down on foot.
Return price €18 for adults and €11 for children (4-12 years). Free for children under 4 years (provided you keep them on your knee).

:: Change of scenery guaranteed in « Landes Amazonia »
Guided trips with the Huchet boatmen aboard a galupe to discover the flora and fauna of this lush forest gallery.
Tour language(s): FR/EN/ES
Rate: 2-hour trips: €13/person – 3-hour trips: €19/person – 4-hour trips: €25/person. Half price for children under 6..

:: Go green with Pépu la Huppe
Like real explorers, notebook in hand, crayons at the ready, draw, colour and write up discoveries to remember about water, forests, châteaux … from 4 to 12 years.
And during the summer, educational activities are available (between 1 and 3.5 euros).
Note book in French only.

And also consider what’s on offer from ONF (Forestry Commission), LPO (RSPB equivalent), the Conservatoire du Littoral (Coastal Conservation) and Gironde’s ‘La nature fait son spectacle’ (‘Nature puts on a show’).

>> Natural sites accessible to children.


 Petit train de la Rhune, Pays Basque ©CG64-JM Decompte

Little train of Rhune, Basque Country ©CG64-JM Decompte


Festivals / Shows


:: Mime, dancing, acrobatics and laughter at Mimos (24)
From 25 to 30 July 2016.
A selection of shows to see with the family.
Puppet-making workshop with the Voisins du Dessus company before the start of the festival or participatory workshops during the festival.

>> Major events for young and old.


Festival Mimos dans les rues de Périgueux ©Laurent Reiz

Mimos festival in the streets of Périgueux ©Laurent Reiz

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