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

Le Pont [Explore 39] Normandy is one of the 18 regions of France where you can find everything to interest and entertain your child. Kilometres of amazing beaches, untouched nature, many attractions for those who are interested in cultural and historical heritage, and finally, a lot of entertainments for every taste, from amusement parks to paintball courts. Festyland Parc is a small amusement park located close to Kana will appeal to a child of any age. You need about 5 hours to enjoy riding on all of the attractions. Clecy gliss is a park where you can do lots of activities. You can enjoy cycling on the greenway; try canoeing or complete a ride on the summer rail sledge in the beautiful scenery in Normandy. Unfortunately, if your child is shorter than 90 centimetres, he can’t try this activity.
It should be noted that you can’t become acquainted with the culture of Normandy without trying its cuisine. The thing is that the meal for Normands is a special important ritual with … Open
Young drivers should definitely visit Parc Ange Michel, where children can ride toy cars which look like real. Fun Box is located in Trulia and it is a perfect park for small children. Entertaining centre Royal Kids will interest children of all ages. There is a Lego Park, a climbing wall, electric cars, and a restaurant for children. Beauregard Aventure is a nice place for older children, small kids won’t be able to master the most part of the route. But parents won’t be bored here. They can try to climb rope trails.
Chemin de Fer Miniature à will amaze every child. It is a miniature of several French districts, recreated with great accuracy. You can see the lighting when you turn off the light in the houses and on the streets of a small town. Trains and cars are moving along the streets and you can even see a puppet rock concert. Impact Game is located in Bayeux. All of the boys who can hold special equipment with balls will love paintball. Piscine Cap'Orne is perfect for children who love swimming. Piscine Chantereyne targets children who want to learn swimming. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Normans are very patriotic people like all the French. Their love for the homeland is expressed in a sense of superiority over all who were born in other places. That is why locals … Open
Young naturalists should definitely visit Lower Normandy. There is a large number of zoos, from usual to quite exotic, like L'Arche Feline, where your child can play with cats. You can hug and even feed the cats with special food. You should understand that your child can ask you to get a pet after visiting this place. Parc Animalier de La Dame Blanche is dedicated to farm animals. Children should follow some rules here. Turkeys and goats communicate with people but they are not fluffy and harmless animals, unlike cats. You can take your child to Alligator Bay and see crocodiles here. Parc Animalier Saint Martin is a park where kids can ride a pony and see peacocks, zebras, deers and many other wild animals.
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain Calvados Zoo de Champrepus, Zoo de Jurques and Parc Zoologique Cerza are more like traditional zoos. You can admire the water inhabitants of Normandy in La Cite de la Mer and Le Clos des Ratites aquariums. If your child is fond of fishing or windsurfing, you should go with him to Trulia. You can rent all the necessary equipment for kayaking, yachting, windsurfing and other sports activities here. Honfleur and Cabourg are nice for holidays with small children. These are calm empty beaches with shallow waters. You can rent a yacht on Honfleur and go on a boat trip. Many children will be happy to visit Des Planches et des Vaches, comics festival which is held in April in Normandy.
Calvados, Manche and Orne departments have a huge number of fascinating attractions that can hardly be visited all in one visit to Normandy. Perhaps the most impressive historical monuments … Open
There are many monuments of the Middle Ages in Lower Normandy. They will fascinate even the smallest children. You can see the Bayeux Tapestry here. It is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres long and 50 centimetres tall. The tapestry demonstrates the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is included in the UNESCO register "Memory of the World". Cathedral of Our Lady of Bayeux of the 11th century is a gorgeous building built on the forum of Augustodurum of the 3rd century. The Château de Falaise is a castle located in the south of the commune of Falaise and it was built in the 11th century. The building won’t leave anybody indifferent. The Château de Caen is a castle in the Norman city of Caen of the 11th century. The castle is well-preserved and it will amuse both children and their parents.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Normandy and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Normandy
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Festyland' Caen, 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Papea City' Le Mans, 125.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Normandy and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'La Cité de la mer' Cherbourg, 106.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Normandy
♥   Zoo 'Zoo de Cerza' Hermival-les-Vaux, 60.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in France

In the north of France, in the region of Champagne there is another original park called "Nigloland". Tourists are attracted not only by fascinating rides and scenery, but also by picturesque untouched nature. The park is designed in classical style and consists of three villages: Canadian, marvelous and rock and roll. Fans of thrill will be able to ride on an extreme hill or visit a castle with ghosts that chase visitors, causing an icy feeling of horror. In the park "Futuroscope", located near Poitiers, will be interesting for both children and adults. In the park there is the only 3D interactive attraction in Europe, a cinema with a 360-degree view and classical attractions for children of different ages and their parents. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Normandy

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