Adventure Forest Time: 15min Age: 3+

The adventure forest is an original experience which enables you to discover the forest from a different angle!

From tree to tree you will cross bridges, beams, rope ladders and you will slide down zip wires to the ground. Great fun and very exciting!

Harry on the climbing wall
Harry on the climbing wall

La Rochelle Aquarium Time: 1hr Age: 3+

Aquarium de La Rochelle is a huge family-owned public aquarium with 600 different species in 3 million litres of seawater.

The aquarium is open every day of the year. The tour requires at least two hours of visiting and is made for families since observation points at children's heights are provided, as well as audio guides.

To access to the rooms, visitors are invited to take an elevator, so that they feel like they are going deep inside the ocean.

Watching the sharks
Watching the sharks

Chateau de Terre Neuve Time: 30min Age: 15+

The Chateau de Terre Neuve is a renaissance chateau situated in Fontenay-le-Comte.

It was built in 1580 for Nicolas RAPIN by the architect Jean MORISSON.The chateau is open to the public from 1st May to 30th September.

Chateau de Terre Neuve
Chateau de Terre Neuve

Chateau dOiron Time: 1hr Age: 3+

Built in the 16th century and completely refurbished in the 17th century, château d’Oiron houses a collection of contemporary works, including a painted gallery.

Very interesting to explore (even for children). Full of curiosity and wonder.

Inside the château
Inside the château

Chateau Villandry Time: 1hr 45min Age: 3+

Château Villandry is a Renaissance château, located 15 km west of Tours, in the Loire.

It is known for its six gardens: the vegetable garden (1 ha), the ornamental garden planted with high boxwood, the "traditional" water garden, the garden of the sun created in 2008, the hedge maze, and the medieval herb garden.

Inside the château
Inside the château

Futuroscope Time: 1hr 15min Age: 3+

Futuroscope is a futuristic theme park with 3D and 4D cinemas, motion simulators and high-tech, multimedia attractions.
Futuroscope
Futuroscope

Horse Riding Time: 0min Age: 5+

Enjoy a ride out around the french countryside on one of our lovely horses or ponies or, if you prefer, get some help and advice with your riding in the sand school.
Jumping Dougie on a riding holiday
Jumping Dougie on a riding holiday

Golf Time: 20min Age: 5+

There are 4 golf courses within an hours drive from Saumort.

The nearest 18 hole course is only 20 minutes away and is set in the grounds of a beautiful chateau.

Play golf while on holiday at Saumort
Play golf while on holiday at Saumort

Karting Time: 20min Age: 7+

A great karting track - a fast circuit and excellent karts.
Bocaspeed Karting
Bocaspeed Karting

La Rochelle Time: 1hr Age: 0+

Known as La Ville Blanche (the White City), La Rochelle's luminous limestone facades glow in the bright coastal sunlight.

Great for shopping and the tourist atmosphere. Beaches and the Ile de Re are not far away.

La Rochelle
La Rochelle
La Rochelle
La Rochelle

Marais Poitevin Time: 30min Age: 0+

Otherwise known as Venice Verte or green Venice.

A fascinating maze of rivers, dykes and tree-shaded canals which thread between meadows and fields.

Wildlife
Wildlife

Monkey Valley Time: 1hr 15min Age: 0+

Discover 400 monkeys roaming free in a vast area of 16 hectares.

A walk in the midst of nature, direct contact with the free roaming monkeys.

Lemurs.
Lemurs.

Palmyre Zoo Time: 1hr 45min Age: 0+

With over 1600 animals, Zoo de Palmyre is nestled at the heart of an 18-hectare pine forest and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Charente-Maritime.
Mr Lion
Mr Lion

Pescalis Time: 20min Age: 3+

Pescalis is a fishing paradise, whatever your skill level.

Combining a 150 hectare nature reserve with international standard fishing, it is the only attraction of its kind in Europe.

There are 100 hectares of lakes to choose from, and you can fish for pike, perch, black-bass and trout as well as carp, roach, rudd, sturgeon, bream, tench and salmon.

Fishing at sunset.
Fishing at sunset.

Puy du Fou Time: 45min Age: 3+

The largest historic and educational theme park in the World, this is the Vendée’s number 1 attraction.

There are 5 major Spectaculars that take place throughout the day with dozens of smaller activities happening everywhere you turn all over the park - wherever you go there is something different going on.

It is without doubt the finest day out in the Vendée and something the equal of which you will not find anywhere else in the world.

The Gallo Romain Stadium.
The Gallo Romain Stadium.
The fabulous bird show.
The fabulous bird show.
Chariot racing.
Chariot racing.
Flamenco dancing on water.
Flamenco dancing on water.

Rocher Branlant Time: 15min Age: 3+

Park with the River Sevre running through it and a lovely collection of rocks to climb.
The wobbly rock.
The wobbly rock.

Nature Zoo de Mervent Time: 30min Age: 3+

Located in the heart of the forest Mervent, this zoo is home to 200 animals and 50 different species, including lions, tigers, giraffes ...

This zoo is specially designed for children ... with windows at their height to allow little ones to see inside the cages.

There is also a mini-farm with alpacas, Ouessant sheep and goats who love getting stroked!

Cuddles with a baby goat.
Cuddles with a baby goat.
Close contact with the giraffes.
Close contact with the giraffes.

Park Pierre Brune Time: 30min Age: 3+

Pierre Brune is a Fun Park on a 25 acre site full of attractions for all the family.

The list of activities at the park includes:- Bumper boats, a giant trampoline, 2 mini golf courses, an electronic bucking bull, mini carting, bouncy castles of several descriptions and even a little train that makes a 20 minute tour of the site.

Hang on!
Hang on!
Josh in a ball
Josh in a ball
Bumper boats!
Bumper boats!