Children: Days Out For Kids
La Ferme aux Crocodiles
Family day out in Provence at the crocodile farm, 8000 sq.m. of parkland with more than 350 crocodiles. Tropical greenhouses, conservation projects, giant tortoises and scientific safari visits. At Pierrelatte, north of Orange (26).
Le Village des Automates
More than 400 automata, set over 6 hectares, with many different themes for children. Picnic areas and adventure playground. At Saint-Cannat, on the RN7 west of Aix. Open 10:00-17:00 every day from April, weekends and school holidays only in Winter.
Chateau de La Barben
Castle tours with qualified lecture guides. Offer a variety of different tours: including a tour of the underground and dungeons, tours with medival activities and for children: a riddle game with a gift at the end and a treasure hunt around the castle.
Biscuit & Biscuit
Ceramics cafe in Marseille, Provence, with tea rooms, fresh salads and homemade biscuits. Open to both children and adults for pottery painting workshops and parties, opening times can vary. At 9 rue du Lodi (close to Cours Julien), Marseille (13).
Recreational park for children between the age of 6 months and 13 years. Indoor air conditioned play area. Socks must be worn in the play area at all times. Urban Kids is open everyday during the summer holidays between 10:00-19:00. Call 04 42 38 71 92
Family adventure park and Via Cordata, also pedalos for rent. For children aged 5 onwards. At Lac de St Cassien (83).
Le Mini Golf Exotique
Mini-golf, jumping castles, ping-pong and more in flower gardens with fake waterfalls, lakes and caves. Specials for kids parties. Open daily from 16:00. At Avenue Grand Jardin in Le Lavandou (83).