Intrigue treasure hunt in the Palais des Papes - Photo credit: Olivier Tresson / Avignon TourismeIntrigue Au Palais©otresson
©Intrigue treasure hunt in the Palais des Papes - Photo credit: Olivier Tresson / Avignon Tourisme|Olivier Tresson / Avignon Tourisme

In the family

Experience an unforgettable stay where culture, adventure and relaxation naturally complement each other! Choose from our selection of carefully chosen activities for all tastes and ages. Whether you’re a history buff, a thrill-seeker, or simply looking for moments of togetherness, let our tips and ideas guide you to memories to share as a family, between laughter and wonder!

What do I do in a day?

There’s something for every child to enjoy among the treasures and activities on offer in the City of the Popes.

Culture, history, outdoor activities, sports… your teenager can put together his or her ideal day by following our suggestions.

Good to know

Avignon has a number of venues offering shows accessible to the very young, sometimes as young as 6 months: Le Totem, La Marelle des Teinturiers, Théâtre de l’Observance and many others during our festivals.

Heritage, culture and tips

Explore the captivating history of the city of the Popes with fun and enriching activities for all ages. Take advantage of our suggestions to create unforgettable family memories, with exclusive benefits to boot!

Family activities

Our selection of activities specially designed for your tribe! Culture, sport, relaxation… unforgettable moments await you for a stay full of surprises and complicity.

A playful experience at the Palais des Papes

Family treasure hunt

For the very first time, take your family on an investigation of a historic monument: the heart of the Palais des Papes! It’s a chance to discover the Palais in a whole new way, taking the time to delve into every nook and cranny, and uncover a whole host of unusual details: 3 hours of fun and learning! The plot 🔎 The investigation takes place in 1367, during the pontificate of Urbain V. The Pope needs help to investigate within the Palace to discover who of the six suspects has stolen precious works from the Pontifical Library.

“I found the idea of visiting a monument while solving a puzzle very playful. Monument tours for children aren’t always very fun, but here my 6-year-old daughter had a blast too.” – Julie

Other ideas to keep them busy

Sports, visual arts, theater, plastic arts… All year round or during school vacations, you’ll find plenty of ideas for your children!

Avignon, in the eyes of...

Avignon, dans les yeux de Jeanne : La Collection Lambert
Avignon, dans les yeux de Jeanne : La Collection Lambert
Avignon, dans les yeux de Jeanne : La Collection Lambert

Avignon en famille...it's in your pocket too!

Family vacations, visits, walks, sporting or cultural activities, shows… our booklet is available on request from the tourist office (in French and English) and online.

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