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Family trip to Arles with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

It is not that simple to find interesting landmarks for tourists with children in a city famous for its antique sights and museums. Arles is a pleasant exception. In addition to excursions to historic sites, this French city offers broad prospects for family recreation. First of all, it is important to mention numerous picturesque parks and gardens. There are also several nature reserves nearby. These natural attractions are perfectly suitable for vacationers with children.
France invites tourists to visit its southern region that is the location of a truly paradise-like place – Arles. This charming city is situated in the delta of the Rhône River, not far … Open
Jardin Hortus is one of the most beautiful parks in the city. This park is quite big and has an original landscaped design. Numerous paths let visitors see the entire park with comfort. It is allowed to relax on the green lawn in some parts of Jardin Hortus. You can make a picnic or enjoy active games here. In spring and summer, there are always many birds in this popular park.
Picturesque Les Marais du Vigueirat is another nature reserve that is suitable for holidays with children of any age. It is situated close to the city. Different species of birds are the main inhabitants of this restricted area. Les Marais du Vigueirat offers many interesting activities for vacationers. Guests can make a trekking tour to the marshland or choose to enjoy an excursion in a horse-driven cart. Several rivers and lakes in the reserve are suitable for boating in summer. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Antique landmarks of the Roman Empire period have made Arles internationally famous. The entire territory of the historic city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many tourists start … Open
This region has one more peculiarity – there are many old farms. For years, local people have been breeding cattle and horses in this part of the country. You can take your children to spacious pastures, watch horses, and even take several horseback riding lessons. Marshes with freshwater attract many birds in warmer months. It is possible to see the heron, pelican, different species of ducks, and singing birds. Visitors with small children usually enjoy taking walks to the nearby ponds with cute turtles. A day spent in Les Marais du Vigueirat promises to be educative and exciting for all family members.
Local people often visit equestrian centers in spring and summer. There are many of them in the nearest suburbs of Arles. Bergerie D'alivon specializes in breeding rare horse species. The center became available for excursions several years ago. Visitors are welcome to take care of animals or try to ride a horse. Bergerie D'alivon offers horseback riding lessons and horse tours to the most picturesque areas of the region. The equestrian center is situated in a picturesque area with several charming lakes. In summer, it is even possible to see flamingoes and other waterfowl species during excursions to the local lakes. As a rule, residents of Arles visit this place with children and stay here for the whole day.
Excursions to unique ancient landmarks are not the only activities available to tourists in Arles. The region is famous for its beautiful nature. There are several interesting nature … Open
Having enjoyed the beauty of the region, take your little ones to local entertainment centers. For example, Royal Kids is a popular center for small children. As the venue is roofed, it is open all year round. Children can try dozens of different amusements here including trampolines, various assault courses, dry pits, and inflatable castles. While children are having fun, adults can relax in the nearby recreation area with tables and benches. Royal Kids has everything needed for a memorable celebration for children or a birthday party. A team of professional animators keeps an eye on kids to ensure safety. The center’s café has a large menu full of desserts, popular kids’ foods, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Tourists with older children might find it interesting to play paintball. For this purpose, visit Paintball Evasion located on the outskirts of Arles. The playing areas are located outdoors, so the center is open in warmer months only. This is a great place for groups of visitors who want to have fun. There are always many local schoolchildren in this club. Paintball Evasion is located in a picturesque forest, so visitors are welcome to take a stroll or enjoy a picnic once their paintball match is over. It is more interesting to visit Arles with children in spring or summer when all nature reserves and outdoor entertainment centers are open.
The majority of popular shops in Arles are located in the city center. There are also several good shopping malls here. La Galerie - Géant Arles is one of the largest malls in the city. It … Open
When it is raining outside, take your children to one of the city malls. Local shopping malls have modern cinemas, bowling, and numerous cafes. Consider visiting Cinéma Le Fémina Arles, one of the best cinemas in the city. Its schedule has movies and animation films for children daily. If you arrive in Arles with school-age children, take them to the famous antique landmarks. It will be exciting for them to see the ruins of ancient buildings, the age of which is several thousand years. Many historic sites have interesting museums that are also recommended for visiting.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Arles
♥   Amusement park 'Magic Park Land' Ensuès-la-Redonne, 57 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aérocity Parc' Aubenas, 98.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'OK Corral' Cuges-les-Pins, 99.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Europark' Vias, 106.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Arles and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Seaquarium Le Grau du Roi' , 42.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aquarium Mare Nostrum Montpellier' , 57.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Arles
♥   Zoo 'Parc Zoologique de Lunaret' Montpellier, 60.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Arles

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Arles - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Arles, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Arles for families with children.
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