Children: Days Out For Kids

St-Benoit Aventure
Adventure park at Saint-Benoit-la-Foret. A selection of activites up in the air, in the trees.
Zoo Parc of Beauval
4,000 animals are waiting for you on 22 hectares (55 acres): big cats, monkeys, 4 tropical greenhouses, an African plain and an elephant plain, rare species including white lions, white tigers, koalas, tree kangaroos. Open all year round.
The Loire Valley Aquarium
The life of the Loire and the worlds rivers can be seen up close. Species that live in the Loire, as well as rare tropical fishes, turtles, alligators, piranhas and even sharks are on view.
Indoor play area for children up to the age of 12. Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 14:00-19:00, Friday 17:00-20:00, every day during school holidays. Also organise childrens birthday parties. Rue Tuilerie, Saran (45).
Mini-Chateaux Val de Loire
Tour the finest castles of the Loire (in miniature). The park is open from April to November.
Safari Train - Reserve de Beaumarchais
Take the safari train through the 30 hectare park of Beaumarchais with animals including kangaroo, emu, ostrich, deer and bison. At Autreche in Indre et Loire. See website for full details.
Fantasy Forest
Park with rope bridges through the trees. Leisure park for all the family. Camping facilities. Chateau des Thomeaux, Mosnes, 37530.
Family outings and walks with donkeys, in Amboise forest. Contact: Ghislaine.