Dungeons, trébuchets and medieval weaponry – what more could you ask for? Put this medieval fortress at the top of your must-visit list! It’s one of the best known and most visited chateaux in the region, if not in France.
The Palace of Versailles, wow. Two words: stunning and overwhelming. This place oozes grandeur, opulence, extravagance. We’ve never seen anything quite like it. Footballers’ wives eat your heart out! Apparently half of France’s GDP was spent on the Palace. It actually started out as a fairly modest hunting lodge until King Louis XIV came along and… Read More Visit Versailles with Kids: How to Preserve Your Sanity
Forget museum quizzes, treasure hunts and audio guides – why not try something completely different? If you have slightly reluctant travellers who are dragging their feet as you visit yet another chateau, museum or prehistoric cave, why not present them with a photo scavenger hunt! Make them the master of their own experience. On a… Read More Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Dordogne
Are you a prehistory afficionado? Would you like to give your children a taste of prehistory? Well you’ve come to the right place! The Dordogne is the cradle of European civilisation and you will be spoilt for choice! Here’s a round-up of the best prehistoric sites to visit with your kids in the Dordogne.
Perfect Winter Escape It’s that time of year again – January – time for our week-end escape from the dreary, cold and rainy weather. We decided we were going to explore the Mediterranean town of Perpignan and nearby Collioure. My husband found a great aparthotel in Perpignan, situated only 4 hours away from our home in… Read More Discover Perpignan and Collioure – 48 hours in the Med
Our First Trip to La Rochelle with Kids We find the winter time in the Dordogne a little quiet and bleak so we’re always looking to find somewhere new to escape to and to explore during the month of January. Research usually takes place in November time and on this occasion Mr Den found an… Read More Rocking La Rochelle With Kids – Our Top Spots