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7 Unforgettable Family Adventure Trips

Do you dream of having adventures with your children? Discover 7 unforgettable family trips

If you want to share good times with your children, no need to go far. Our beautiful country, France, offers a multitude of opportunities in terms offamily experiences and adventures. Whether you are more into sports activities, discoveries of the environment or cultural visits, each region offers its share of beautiful surprises.

Family adventure stays allow your children to open up to the world and what surrounds them. They develop their curiosity, their imagination and their autonomy. Without forgetting the imperishable memories that they will keep in memory. There are therefore only advantages to going on vacation with your dear toddlers. That is why Nomad Adventure has designed for you these 7 unforgettable family trips.

A hike in Chartreuse with donkeys

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  • โŒ› Duration : 5 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 6 to 14 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: from 5 years
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : to be able to take care of the donkeys

Treat yourself to a enchanted parenthesis by taking a family hike with donkeys in the Charterhouse park. Equipped with a packsaddle, a wooden saddle that allows you to carry bags, your fellow travelers will follow you throughout your week of walking.

For 3 nights, you will stay in tents. Team spirit requires, the camp will be set up and dismantled by you. Meals will also be prepared together. The opportunity for your children to learn the community life. They will be able to look after the donkeys and will no doubt enjoy petting, brushing and feeding them. Of the tender moments in contact with animals are waiting for them.

Throughout your journey, you will be accompanied by a guide who knows the surroundings like the back of his hand. He will make you discover wildlife. Take out your binoculars and observe ibexes, chamois and deer.

On the flora side, you will not be left out either. This family trip will take you through forests, torrents, waterfalls and mountain pastures. Of the impressive landscapes will pass before your eyes, like the circus of La Plagne. You will also pick aromatic plants to flavor your herbal teas and salads. Your dear toddlers will even come back with a herbarium.


Family thrills in the Cรฉvennes

Family kayaking in the Gorges du Tarn

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  • โŒ› Duration : 7 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 4 to 8 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: From the age of 8
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : do a different activity every day

This family trip is a happy mix ofthrilling activities and of natural and cultural discoveries. Your first experience, the via rope, will take you through the air. Suspended in the chestnut trees and on the cliff, you will cross a rope bridge, slide down a zip line and abseil down.

The next day, it’s on the water that you will experience the great adventure. Direction the Tarn gorges for a descent canoe kayak over 13 km. After all these emotions, you will be entitled to a free day. Why not discover the medieval town of Sainte Enimie to your children? Unless you prefer to follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs Saint Laurent of Trier ?

tree climbing, potholing in the Cave of Castelbouc et via ferrata in the Tapoul gorges will bring this unforgettable family adventure to a close. Your cherubs will remember these moments of sharing and laughter.

As for the services, your tour operator Nomade Aventure has planned everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. You will be accommodated in the family lodging of Didier and Line. In love with their region, they will make you discover the generosity of Lozรจre cuisine concocted with products from the farm and the garden. A real awakening to taste for your children.


Family adventure in the Pyrenees

family rafting adventure

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  • โŒ› Duration : 6 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 5 to 12 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: From the age of 8
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : the variety of experiences to live during this stay

You will remember this for a long time multi-activity family stay in the Pyrenees. Start by putting on your best shoes for a hiking around Luz. You will undoubtedly come across marmots, chamois or griffon vultures there. But be careful, you will have to tread lightly if you want to see them.

This family trip will be rich in emotions. The experiences it offers are quirky and fun. You will go down the Gave de Pau in raftingonly to find yourself hanging from a Zipline at the heart of gorges of Sia and finally descend the forest tracks in deval mountain. Your children will want more.

Discover the Neouvielle nature reserve for a family hike. You will be amazed by the snow-capped peaks all year round, valleys, natural lakes like Lac d’Aumar or Lac d’Aubert. The blue of their waters contrasts with the green of the mountain pine forests. Your guide will introduce you to unusual places, almost secret. A real reconnection to nature.

Good to know : throughout your stay, you will be in good hands, supervised by a mountain guide or state-certified instructors.


Cruise in the Channel Islands

Family trip aboard a sailboat

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  • โŒ› Duration : 5 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 5 to 8 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ Itinerary : Granville โ€“ island of Jersey โ€“ island of Guernsey โ€“ island of Sark or Herm โ€“ archipelago of Chausey โ€“ Granville
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: from 6 years old
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : stay on a sailboat and discover the beauty of these islands

Live a family odyssey on a sailboat during 5 days. Departing from Port of Granville, you will board your boat. Then you will head for Jersey. The island of flowers will delight you with its steep landscapes, its high cliffs and its coves. In terms of activities, your toddlers will be happy to visit the zoo or go on a bike trip.

Lโ€™island of Guernseya place of contrast between land and sea, will seduce you with its capital Saint-Peter-Port and its typical cobbled streets. Do not miss to pass by Cliff Path. This hiking trail with many steps will allow you to discover breathtaking panoramas.

Your family trip will then take you to the รฎles dโ€™Herm or of Sercq according to the tides and finally Chausey, the largest archipelago in Europe. There fauna and flora are very rich there with no less than two hundred species of birds and a very varied vegetation.

Throughout your journey, you will be accompanied by a graduate captain. Count between 4 to 6 hours of navigation per day. But you won’t see the time passing because this cruise is also about you teach how to maneuver your sailboat. Ideal for your little budding pirates to learn while having fun.


A magical stay in Haute-Savoie

family trip rafting

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  • โŒ› Duration : 6 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 8 to 14 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: From the age of 8
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : the discovery of unusual places during canyoning and rafting

Come live a great family adventure in the middle of landscapes worthy of a postcard. This 100% natural stay combines walking and water or aerial sports.

During the hikes, young and old will have the opportunity to discover magical places such as the tines gorges and their impressive cliffs. This family trip will also introduce you to rafting and at canyoning. You will jump into natural pools, abseil down waterfalls and take the rapids for even more sensations.

As for the adventure course in the trees, it is located in a large leisure park. It offers several possible itineraries with various workshops. Your children will indulge inexploration of alpine fauna or will do zipline over a lake. Horseback riding, archery or trampoline sessions will end this fun day.


Exploration in the Queyras with your children

dog sledding child hike

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  • โŒ› Duration : 7 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 4 to 16 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: From the age of 8
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : the magic of this stay in the snow

Go to the discovery of Queyras on this family trip to the snow. Roaming for a week, you will discover exceptional corners of this regional natural park every day. Your alpine adventure will start strong with a introduction to cross-country skiing. You will have the opportunity to explore the Upper Guil Valley and its incredible environment.

On the program, we offer you snowball fights, construction dโ€™un igloo, sled dog excursion or even tobogganing. The Queyras is a huge playground where your children can let their imagination run wild.

Meetings and moments of sharing with the inhabitants of the pastoral valley of Soulier are also planned during this family stay. They will teach you more about their mountain way of life and their working conditions in the harsh winter.

Nomade Aventure has thought of the little ones as well as the grown-ups for this trip. For 4 nights, you will stay in lodges offering a wellness area. Parents will be happy! The last 2 nights will be at the Blanche refuge, near the village of St Veran. Located at an altitude of 2500m, it will allow you to end your stay with an immersion in the mountains.


Journey between land and sea in Corsica

Corsica in family sea kayaking

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  • โŒ› Duration : 6 days
  • ๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๏ธ Number of participants : from 7 to 12 participants
  • ๐Ÿงญ See theitinerary
  • ๐Ÿง’ Age requirement: From 9 years old
  • ๐Ÿ’™ WE love : discover Corsica in an unusual way

The Isle of Beauty has not finished surprising you during this family stay. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up in Ajaccio and embark for 3 days of sea โ€‹โ€‹kayak. This beginning of the stay will be punctuated by short hikes and explorations of the seabed in snorkeling. You will discover heavenly places such as the magnificent Cupabia bath or the Castagna peninsula. Every evening, a bivouac will be set up on the beach and you will sleep under the stars. You will live a real change of scenery !

From the fourth day, return to dry land. You will take part of the famous GR20 in the direction of sheepfolds of Tortettu. With 300m of elevation, your thighs may heat up a bit. But a reward awaits you at the end with a swim and a picnic by theAgnone.

Your family hike will then take you to the Col de Vizzavona then at canyon of la Richiusa where you will switch to canyoning. Equipped with a neoprene wetsuit, you and your children will set off to conquer this valley renowned for being one of the funniest from Corsica. Between abseiling and jumping into natural pools, your toddlers won’t be bored.


From the mountains to the sea, France offers us 1000 opportunities to experience unforgettable journeys with our children. So, what setting have you chosen for your next family adventures?

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