Children: Days Out For Kids
Planetarium de Nantes
Planetarium at 8 rue des Acadiens, Nantes (44). Call for opening times and tickets.
Aerial assault course set in the Mervent-Vouvant Forest. Courses & games on the ground and up, 3 to 6 year old, 7 to 12 year olds and 13 and over. Childrens area 3-10 year olds with inflatable games, a turbo slide plus more
Les ptits Mousses
Hire of electric boats for navigation on the river Jaunay. Avenue de la Cour Saint Laud in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie (85). Open from April to September.
LIle aux Papillons
Stroll amongst hundreds of butterflies from the four corners of the world, flying freely among tropical plants and flowers, in Frances largest butterfly house. At ZA des Mandeliers (behind Intermarche), La Gueriniere (85), Ile de Noirmoutier.
Kart One Karting
Karting open April to September at 7 Avenue des Desmoiselles, St Jean de Monts. 17 karts. Adults and children welcome (height restriction 1m30).
Bio Park Zoo de Doue
Located in de Doue-la-Fontaine, 17km from Saumur. Internationally recognised for its involvement in the preservation of endangered species. Camp giraffes, rhinos valley, canyon leopards, okapi sanctuary, plus more animals from around the world.
Planetarium equipped with the latest digital technology allowing you to travel through the solar system in 3D. Closed Saturday and no admission for children under 5. 8 rue des Acadiens, Nantes (44).
Theme park with dinosaurs, robots, deep sea 3D and much more in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou (86). Visit the website for full details, map and prices.