With children (ages 5 to 12)

With children (ages 5 to 12)

We’ve handpicked a range of fun, playful activities for the whole family to enjoy during your time in Provence. Whether your kids are budding scientists, nature lovers, explorers or full of imagination, day trips and activities in the Vaucluse offer everything you need to keep them entertained.

La Ferme aux Crocodiles (The Crocodile Farm)

The Crocodile Farm is an ecological and conservatory farm, a true zoological and scientific reference in the field of reptiles.
More than 600 animals are represented there (crocodiles, snakes, turtles, lizards...) in a tropical greenhouse containing more than 600 different botanical species.

Admission: Child: €11 // Adult: €16 // Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children): €50

Find out more here: La ferme aux crocodiles.com

Ferme aux lamas (Llama Farm), Le Barroux

A visit to this experimental llama farm is sure to be full of surprises. The animals here are bred for their wool and used for clearing the land.

You will learn more about these unusual animals and can visit the workshop where their wool is spun and woven!

Find out more here: Web site les lamas du barroux

La Forêt Enchantée (The Enchanted Forest)

In the shade of the forest, dive into a real-life fairy tale featuring mini treetop adventures, puzzles and various games. If you look really closely, you might even spot some magical creatures appear before your very eyes...

Admission: €8.50/adult // €7.50/child (ages 4 to 12)

 Find out more here: La Fôret Enchantée

“Intrigue dans la ville” mystery trail

Play the apprentice detective with your family and come solve the mysterious investigation that puts the city in disarray. A good way to discover and visit a place while having fun.

Pick up the road book that will guide you throughout your investigation in the tourist offices and partner sites of the cities of Avignon, Châteauneuf du Pape, Sorgues, Pernes-Les-Fontaines, Mornas and Vaison-La-Romaine.

Find out more here: Intrigue dans la ville

Monteux Lake

Monteux Lake (le Lac de Monteux) is the perfect place for a family walk. Here, you can take a gentle stroll, cool off in the water or enjoy a leisurely picnic. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can try your hand at SUP (stand up paddle boarding) or rent a pedalo or kayak with the water sports equipment from “Restaurant de la Dune”. An inflatable aquapark for children is also installed on the lake.

Find out more here: Web site lac de Monteux

Apprentice soapmaker

Arôma'Plantes invites you to experience its organic cosmetics laboratory during a soap-making workshop. A special children’s workshop is available (ages 8–14), where they will dress up as trainee chemists and learn how to make their own shower gel. They’ll even have the satisfaction of taking their creation away with them! Want to get the whole family involved? The soap workshop for adults is open to children from age 10 upwards.

Good to know: a special rate is available to Slow Provence customers for workshops, shop purchases and at the Arôma’Plantes bar.

Find out more here: Arôma'Plantes

Le Parc Spirou Provence

Live an unforgettable family adventure at the Parc Spirou Provence, and come and see the mythical characters of our favorite comic strips such as the Marsupilami, Lucky Lucke and Co ...Many family attractions are proposed there, for the biggest happiness of the small ones and the adults.
You will find 3 different restaurants, fodd-trucks and snacks on site.

Find out more here: Parc Spirou.com

The Little Farm of Villes-sur-Auzon

In this educational farm, your children will be able to be close to docile animals raised with love and attention.
Cows, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs, geese, turkeys, ducks, chickens and rabbits are waiting for you for a moment of complicity and cuddles. Walks in a cart or a donkey are also available.

Telephone bookings: +33 (0)6 77 56 63 49

Find out more here: La petite ferme

“Le Parc du Cosmos” planetarium

Introduce the kids to astronomy at the Parc du Cosmos, where you will find many activities for daytime and after dark: children’s workshops with an astronaut mission, guided tours of the park, introduction to using a telescope, skygazing, and more. A galactic adventure into the Universe awaits!

Find out more here: Web site Parc du cosmos

Venasqu'âne, Venasque

This farm offers walks and hikes with donkeys to carry your children. It’s a wonderfully quirky way of exploring the surrounding countryside and the perched village of Venasque, classed as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in France”. A day out in the fresh air that will appeal to parents and children alike. The farm also organises events to teach visitors about sheep, sheepdogs and bees .

Find out more: Web site venasqu'ânes

Treetop adventures with Ventoux Aventure, Mormoiron

In its park of tall pine trees at the foot of the Salettes lake, Ventoux Aventure welcomes you on various accrobranche courses with different levels of difficulty.
From Pitchoun (course from 3 years old) to Grandas (from 6 years old), you can watch your children having fun like little adventurers in complete safety.

Good to know: a preferential rate is granted to Slow Provence customers.

Find out more here: Web site ventoux Aventure

Tour of the Palace of the Popes, Avignon

Want to fill up on culture with your family? The Popes Palast allows you to evolve on the visit in an interactive way thanks to its touch tablets.
The little extra: the hunt for gold coins integrated on the histopad to occupy the children and make the visit interesting and accessible to all.
The histopads are provided to children from 7 years old.

Find out more here: Web site palais-des-papes.com

Holiday rentals nearby

Bedoin Mont Ventoux - Nice rental villa with heated pool in a quiet area

Family-friendly villa with heated pool and airconditioning

Bedoin holiday home rental with heated pool and air-conditioning

Holiday accommodation with heated fenced pool at the foot of Mont Ventoux

Our other activities

With little tots (ages 0 to 4)

Holidays in Provence provide the opportunity to enjoy time in the great outdoors with your little ones, and we have a few suggestions for day trips and activities to make the most of a child-friendly holiday in the countryside.

With teenagers (ages 13 to 17)

Worried that your teens will be bored during your holiday in Provence? At this age, your thrill-seekers crave adrenaline and freedom, and the Vaucluse has plenty of solutions to meet their need for escape.