With teenagers (ages 13 to 17)
Whether they're into sports, gaming or their smart devices, there are plenty of activities and sights in the Vaucluse to entertain these young adults.
Canoe and kayak hire
The region is ideal for aquatic activities, and beautiful canoe routes are proposed.
From Fontaine de Vaucluse for the descent of the Sorgues river; from the Pont du Gard for the descent of the Gardon river; or Vallon Pont d'Arc for the descent of the Ardèche river. Whatever the route, you will discover the region along the water, with stunning scenery and a nature still intact. A change of scenery guaranteed!
•Fontaine de Vaucluse → Kayak vert ou Canoë évasion
•Pont du gard from the Gardon → Canoë Collias, kayak vert
•Vallon Pont d'Arc, descent of thel'Ardèche river → Itineraire passion, Castor-canoe
Treetop adventure route, Mormoiron
Ventoux Aventure welcomes you to its large shady park, set in a pine forest where you can soar above the ground and get the adrenaline pumping. There are several different levels, from the most fun to the most demanding and, when you add in the thrilling zipline route, there really is something for everyone! An unmissable family activity!
Good to know: a special price is offered to Slow Provence customers.
Find out more here: Web site ventoux aventure
Get your thrill fix with Ventoux Vertical! Climbing, Via ferrata and Canyoning are all available, with an experienced instructor showing you the natural sites around Vaison-la-Romaine and the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.
Bookings: +33 (0)6 50 91 71 76
Find out more : Web site Ventoux vertical
The Parc Spirou invites you to spend an exciting day of family fun with everything from the gentlest to the most thrilling rides, and even digital attractions, transporting you to the world of famous cartoons.
Find out more here: Web site Parc-spirou
When temperatures soar, what better time to head off and cool down in the water while having fun at Wave Island water park. Giant slides, lazy rivers and cascades await. And for even more fun, have a go at surfing the biggest artificial wave in the world, where the greatest surfers come to train.
Find out more here: Web site Waveisland
Tour of the Palace of the Popes and Avignon Bridge
Want to soak up some culture as a family, with your tech-savvy teens?
The Popes Palace and Avignon Bridge are unmissable sights to explore during your time in Provence. Modernity and history are combined with interactive tours on touchscreen tablets, guiding you along the route with 3D and augmented reality reconstructions.
Combined tickets for both sites are available from avignon-tourisme.com
Find out more here: www.avignon-pont.com and www.palais-des-papes.com
The Roman Theatre of Orange in virtual reality
Discover the Roman Theatre of Orange with a virtual reality headset.
Stone-by-stone, follow the construction of the city during Ancient Roman times. A unique experience for the whole family to enjoy!
Find out more here: Web site theatre-antique
Electric scooter hire:
The Venasqu'Ânes farm offers rentals, walks, hikes and sports routes on board an all-terrain electric scooter.
A specially designed cross park is available on site for testing the equipment and getting the adrenaline pumping! :)
Find out more here: trotrx.com and Web site venasqu'ânes