Summer is coming and so are the school holidays! Although traffic conditions are still limited, the coming weeks look brighter. It's time for solidarity and caution, so it's the right time to plan some local activities to do in the family for these upcoming holidays. There is only one cloud insight: it is not always easy to be inspired to keep our children from getting bored! You certainly want to share good moments with them, but sometimes your imagination is lacking, and we understand you! Take advantage of the country that is slowly coming back to life, and regain confidence because there is a multitude of activities in France that you can enjoy during the summer to share a good time with your family. Discover our suggestions for ultra-fun activities that will delight young and old!

Family yoga on the beach
Enjoy fun and all levels adapted yoga class for parents and their kids. Let’s meet on a small beach at the edge of Lake Annecy for an hour and a quarter at Sophie’s side, an incredible yoga teacher. She offers a pleasant family moment of joy and relaxation while discovering or improving the outdoor practice of yoga. If the weather does not allow it, there is also a room to practice in a shelter. Come with your little ones to learn all the benefits of this practice in an amazing setting and at an advantageous price.

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Rafting children course
We guarantee you intense emotions and sensations for both parents and kids aboard our rafts. We propose you a beautiful descent through the wild, rafting on the discovery descent of the Haute-Isère, from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Gothard, a part of one of the most famous rivers in the Alps. It is an ideal course for beginners and families (children from 8 years old) who want to have a first approach to this white water activity and have fun at the same time. A professional team of rafting instructors will know how to make this moment in running waters unforgettable!
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Hot air balloon Annecy
Enjoy an extraordinary trip by hot-air balloon flight to discover the amazing landscapes of lake Annecy and the Alps while admiring the surroundings from the sky. Fly over the purest lake of Europe and its turquoise blue water and look at the Mont Blanc and its permanent snow-covered peaks, all this in a soothing calm! If the weather conditions are favourable for a balloon flight, these escapades are feasible all year round. Accompanied by a professional pilot, you will participate in the installation of the aircraft and you will be able to board the balloon; Take advantage of this unique experience to travel in another world.
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Caving Balme caves discovery
Explore in the family the cave of Balme and discover a subterranean world in the heart of the Alps. Accessible all year round with our speleology guide, you can choose either the discovery course which is ideal for gently discovering caving or the great crossing which ends with rappelling of 50 meters. These caves are a very beautiful route of caving well adapted to beginners (at least 6 years old). You will be provided with the caving equipment needed for an introduction to speleology or if you want to experience a more technical exploration.

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Visit the Beauval Zoological Park
Experience a magical day in a family in one of the 5 most beautiful zoos in the world. Covering 40 hectares, the ZooParc and the equatorial dome are home to 800 species, some of which are unique in France, such as giant pandas, koalas and Tasmanian devils. Through its association "Beauval Nature", the ZooParc actively participates in the preservation of biodiversity, supporting more than 50 conservation and research programs around the world. You can even sponsor an animal and take part in saving species! For its 40th anniversary, Beauval sees things in a big way, with the park's craziest achievement to date: the equatorial dome. A giant greenhouse 38 metres high and offering a one-hectare walk in the heart of lush vegetation and 200 species. An exceptional novelty is unique in the world that will take you around the equator.
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La Coupole V2 Launcher site and underground bunker complex History Centre and Planetarium 3D
Located near the city of Saint-Omer, La Coupole is one of the most impressive remnants of the Second World War in Europe. This History Centre evokes events belonging to the common heritage of all Europeans, who today live on a continent at peace. Site of historical and scientific culture that analyzes the links between Science and War, it is also a place of education, whose program has been designed to meet the demands of teachers and their students. Therefore, come discover with your family the vestiges of a revoked era trough many through several playful and technological tools.

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Aquatic Hike - Réunion Island
Aquatic hikes are definitely the best way to discover the most beautiful rivers in Reunion Island in safety. This mix of canyoning and white water swimming will make you alter between jumps, natural slides, walking in the riverbeds and swimming in the natural pools deeply entrenched in the canyons. This family activity is accessible to all! Our program is very fun and can be adapted to the level and age of the participants (we accept children from 8 years old). Sensations are guaranteed! Our program takes place at the heart of cascades with an immersion in the wild. Entertainment is assured for young and old alike.

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Historical Center Walking Tour of Marseille
As Marseille is the oldest city in France, it has a lot to offer to visitors interested in the discovery of this beautiful place. It has many ancient buildings and churches of historical interest. All of these ancient buildings are very popular among tourists and have a rich history. Marvel at its medieval ruins; explore the atmospheric neighbourhood of Le Panier; stroll around the Old Port; and admire landmarks such as Fort St-Jean, the MUCEM, and the Cathédrale de la Major. Don't miss the chance to visit in the family some of its most interesting constructions.

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Cologne Break workshop – introduction to the art of creating perfume
Step into the shoes of an apprentice perfumier for a unique workshop. An unforgettable and fun sensory experience! With Galimard perfumery workshop, you will be able to create your own personal perfume from 127 essences while experiencing the best prices and the most scent options for men or women. The workshop will end with the guided tour of the international of perfume, with free entrance. This first step in discovering the magical world of perfume creation will be an unforgettable memory.

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Private Session with Emmanuelle Joly
You want to discover surfing or improve in the best conditions with a true surfing champion? Emmanuelle Joly welcomes you on a special journey off the beaten tracks from where you will return a new person. Learn on the best waves of France through private surf lessons and surf coaching according to your level and to the weather. She has a gift for explaining the technical aspects of the sport in a way that makes them easy for anyone to understand and apply to their own surfing. She will share her experience and passion with you and unlock the secrets which had made her a champion. Be ready to become the king of the wave!

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Exceptional journey at Disneyland Paris
Welcome to Disneyland Paris! Come and discover a destination to enjoy magic moments for the whole family. Much more than an amusement park, It is a new world waiting for you. Let your imaginations be guided by the charm of the Walt Disney Studios Park and Disney Village and in our eight theme hotels. More than 50 attractions offer wonderful experiences and unforgettable adventures for young and old. Meet your favourite Disney Characters, let yourself be transported by our colourful parades and enjoy a wide selection of more than 50 restaurants: Disneyland Paris is the ideal place for a family stay.
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  By Inès Manseur