Activities

There is plenty to do—or simply plenty of time to do nothing at all—during your family holiday in the south of France. Country Kids provides many on-site activities—including award-winning childcare programmes your kids will love. Plus we help you discover the region’s best activities that are well-suited for you and your family.

When you have your “Absolutely Everything’s Included™” luxury holiday at Country Kids, think of us as your personal tour guides. We give you all the tips, maps and bags of chips you need to make the most of your family activity.

Leave the little ones at our award-winning creche, and take the big kids on an adventure. Leave the kids in our wold-class childcare programmes—and know they’re having a great time—as you savour a romantic lunch.

Below are our favourite activities in the region to whet your appetites for adventure. Contact us to plan your holiday.

Families


French conversation

Practice your French conversation skills in France. This is suitable for children or adults. All levels can be accommodated. Contact us to book your French conversation lessons. Simply talk to Laure, she will be delighted to speak with you in French !

Hiking

There are many walks and hikes throughout the region. There are pathways suitable for all ages and all levels. Explore the region to find a great place to go with kids.

Kayaking

Kayak through extraordinary south of France scenery. Spend a few hours on Lac du Salagou or on a 12 km descent into the gorges of St Guilhem Le Desert.

Archery

Aim for fun with this ancient precision skill. Learn archery in the beautiful French countryside. Suitable for all ages and all levels. Contact us to inquire.

Tennis

We have a tennis court. Rackets and balls are provided. Get on the court whilst we watch your kids. Tennis pro Didier is available to teach private lessons for any age at any level.

Lake and river swimming

The Languedoc is full of lakes and rivers in tranquil and stunning locations where you can relax and cool off on a hot summer day, maybe with a picnic or combined with a cycle or hike.

Fishing

Trout fishing is very popular. We have the perfect place for kids and adults where a catch is almost guaranteed. For more serious adult fishermen, there is excellent lake and river fishing too.

Poney and Horse rides

Take a fun poney & horse ride through the beautiful countryside. All the family can enjoy this, suitable even for babies.

Pedalos

You can take out a pedalo on the beautiful Lac du Salagou just down the road. They even have slides for added fun. Take a picnic along for a great day out.

Kids


Animal feeding

Be sure not to miss the daily animal feeding sessions. Help the farmer with his smelly friends. Collect your own eggs. If you’re good, we’ll all go for a tractor ride.

Trampolining

We have two huge trampolines with safety nets, ladders and a mesh skirting to stop the little ones from sneaking underneath. Nestled in the shade next to our mini golf, they provide hours of fun.

Mini golf

We have a brilliant 9-hole mini golf course, complete with bridges, tunnels and other fun obstacles. This is made for whole-family fun. Are you up for the challenge?

Pony and horse rides

Horse and pony riding can be organised for ages 3 and up at all levels. For experienced riders, there are beautiful routes. We’ll arrange an experienced monitor to accompany you.

Tree top adventure

Enjoy a fantastic experience in the trees. This is suitable for kids and adults. Climbing courses ranging from starter levels 1.5m high to a daredevil 35m high course.

Rock climbing adventure

From first timers to experienced climbers, this fantastic course on the Larzac Plateau is an unforgettable experience.

Mum & Dad


Vineyeard visits and wine tasting

The Languedoc is the largest wine producing area in France. Why not visit a cave or two and enjoy the local varieties. On-site wine tasting happens weekly in our Summer Season and by arrangement the rest of the year.

Mountain and road biking

There are plenty of opportunities to bike around the south of France. This activity is great for the whole family. Bikes, babyseats and helmets are provided. For the serious cyclist, we have a full-carbon road bike available to use. Why not check out the routes and times on www.strava.com, www.ridewithgps.com and www.mapmyride.com.

Horse riding

Horse rides can be organised for all levels, including beginners. For experienced riders there are some really beautiful routes and we’ll arrange an experienced monitor to accompany you.

Golf

For those of you who cannot bear to be away from the green for too long, don’t worry. There are two courses within 45 minutes. Lessons with an English-speaking pro are available.