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  • What is there to do with kids in The Dordogne France ?

    Posted on 23rd February 2015
    South West France has lots of activities to keep children of all ages occupied.   We know, as living here we have become true experts at finding all the best places to go to with our little angels ! Here are some of our favourites in The Dordogne and Bordeaux area of France to keep boredom at bay !

    25 Activites for Children in The Dordogne & Bordeaux area

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    • Pony ride around the vineyards.

    • Learn to ski on a giant indoor skiing treadmill in Bordeaux.

    • Kayak / canoe on The Dordogne.

    • Have fun playing on the bouncy castle in the market square at a foodie night market.

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    • Try your hand at fishing on The Dordogne.

    • Hire a mountain bike to get around the vineyards & quiet  country roads.

    • Let off steam in an indoor soft play centre.

    • Take a fun golf lesson, designed for kids.

    • Be fearless playing high wire games in the tree tops.

    • Eat an 8 course traditional French meal at a child-friendly restaurant (dare you to try the cheese !)

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    • Learn to climb at a traditional climbing wall, or a climbing treadmill (perfect if you’re not so good at heights).

    • Visit the huge aquarium park.

    • Get an adrenaline rush –  go-karting. Indoors & out at Bordeaux.  Smaller track at Bergerac.

    • Go gliding above the vineyards.

    • Avail yourself of the huge dressing up box, brio, toys, kids’ DVDs, CBBC, Wii, Xbox & wifi at your gîte.

    • Accompany Mum & Dad on a child-friendly wine-tasting at a local Bordeaux château.

    • Finally, at the end of the day, why not go for a walk through the vineyards and visit the friendly donkeys (2 well-behaved children-loving golden retrievers available as free guides !)

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