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

It is very interesting to visit Arras with children. Young travelers will find many interesting activities here. If you happen to visit this French city in summer, take your children to local parks and gardens. Jardin des Alées is one of the largest and most attractive parks in Arras. Its territory is full of large trees, so it is pleasant to spend time here even on a hot day. Comfortable paths, green lawns perfect for children’s activities, and bird watching are always available to visitors. There are several modern sports grounds for different games in the park. Of course, traditional benches in shadowy areas are also present. Children will eagerly explore playgrounds with slides and rides but it is not hard to find a tranquil and silent place for recreation in this big park.
Arras is not rich in large shopping malls as there are mostly small specialty shops here. It is interesting to visit local clothing and shoe stores of famous French manufacturers. … Open
On a rainy day, you can take your children to Funny Parc - Lost Valley. This amusement center is situated in the nearest vicinity of Arras. Funny Parc - Lost Valley is mostly targeted at small children who will be surely excited to explore playgrounds with trampolines, inflatable castles, dry pits, and sports grounds. In summer, the amusement center opens outdoor playgrounds on the adjacent territory. Finally, the venue offers space for children’s parties.
Vacationers with older children may find it interesting to visit Bowling World. This bowling center is incredibly popular with local youth. It has modern equipment, and the cafe, which is open in the center, will never let you stay hungry. It is so pleasant to combine bowling and eating signature dishes and drinks. By the way, Bowling World offers not only bowling lanes but also some other activities. There is a laser tag hall with a stylish design. Finally, the center frequently hosts thematic programs. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Northern France is home to several beautiful cities, and Arras is definitely one of them. The central part of this city is an incredibly picturesque place. In the Middle Ages, this region … Open
Head to the picturesque neighborhood of Saint-Nicolas-lez-Arras to visit the following children’s entertainment center on our list – You Move. This amusement center is also mostly targeted at small children who will be excited to try trampolines and other sports entertainment. The center has a large hall with tables, which is perfectly suitable for children’s birthday parties and other celebrations. A team of professional animators offers interesting master classes and active games for children. If you plan to visit this center in summer, don’t forget to take a walk in the area to enjoy the beauty of this part of the country.
Many historic attractions of Arras are located in absolutely stunning areas, so sightseeing will not bore children. Excursions to some historic attractions can easily turn into an unforgettable adventure for your little ones. Old city basements that tourists can visit in the central part of Arras are a good example. These tunnels were built in the Middle Ages. For many years, local people were using them as a shelter during the war. Today, many of these underground passages are open for visitors, and children will certainly like the idea of taking a walk in mysterious old basements and cellars. These tunnels were used as barracks for soldiers in the late medieval period. Later, a part of the basements was transformed into a hospital.
From an architectural point of view, Arras is one of the most beautiful cities in France. Although the city was severely damaged during World War I, there are still many notable … Open
There are several farms and equestrian centers in the vicinity of Arras. Needless to say, tourists and locals with children enjoy visiting them. Agricultural tourism has become one of the most rapidly developing types of recreation in the region in recent years. Many farms became available for tourists, and so guests now have an opportunity to take care of domestic animals and admire the incredible beauty of local nature. There are several high-class golf clubs near Arras, and they are also suitable for family recreation. All of them are located in spectacular areas perfect not only for playing golf but also for strolling.
Guests of Arras can visit Paris on any day of the week. A ride on a high-speed train lasts less than one hour. The train goes through picturesque areas, so the ride itself is an interesting adventure for children. Paris and its suburbs can offer internationally famous amusement centers such as the Paris Disneyland. It is easy to find entertainment for children of any age at any time of the year in the French capital. Arras is more suitable for calm and trouble-free holidays. This is a great place to visit for everyone who likes outdoor activities and cannot live without sport. If you visit this city on Christmas Eve, you will witness many interesting entertainment programs. There are always many children’s auctions during this period in Arras.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Arras and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Arras
♥   Amusement park 'Parc de Lomme' Lomme, 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dennlys Parc' Dennebroeucq, 54 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bellewaerde' Ypres, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bagatelle' Merlimont, 84.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsaland De Panne' Adinkerke-De Panne, 88.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Arras
♥   Water park 'Plopsaqua De Panne' , 88.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Oostduinkerke, 93.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' De Haan, 112.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Duinenwater' Knokke-Heist, 121.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Arras and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Nausicaä Centre National de la Mer' , 96.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Blankenberge, 117.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Arras
♥   Zoo 'Bellewaerde' Ieper, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Pairi Daiza' Brugelette, Hainaut, 85.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Arras

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Arras - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Arras, 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. Arras for families with children.
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