This is the list of all the best Easter events and treasure hunts taking place in the Bordeaux region on Paques (easter weekend). If you want to plan your next few weekends here, don’t forget to check out my article about the best things to do in Bordeaux in April.

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For those of you who want to buy some fancy chocolate, I just published an article about the best chocolate shops in Bordeaux. Finally, in this article I gathered only part of the events taking place this weekend in the region, if you want to be updated about all the other Eastern-related events, subscribe to my newsletter and get them all to your inbox on Friday. 

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Easter events around Bordeaux (Gironde and Beyond)

Chasse aux œufs géante

The CAPC, Bordeaux’s contemporary art museum is hosting a huge treasure hunt for kids on Sunday, March 24. See all the details here.

Chasse aux oeufs – Mérignac

The town of Merignac is hosting a fun treasure hunt for little kids (up to 6yo) on March 30, you must book your spots in advance. See the details here.

Le printemps de Soulac

Soulac Sur Mer, the beautiful village in the Medoc region is celebrating the start of Spring on the long weekend of March 30 to April 1st. The program includes a flower market, concerts on the streets, a wine fair, and a big treasure hunt for kids. See the fool program here.

Château de Villandraut

The Chateau de Villandraut will host two treasure hunts on Monday (April 1). Throughout the day, many activities will be offered to kids aged 3-12 years old including two treasure hunts. See all the details here.

Pâques au Château de Montaigne

Château de Montaigne in the Saint Emilion region is hosting a big easter event on the long weekend of March 30 to April 1st. The program includes a big egg hunt and games in the chateau’s gardens. You can reserve your spots here.

For a more general list of family-friendly activities in Bordeaux go to my article about the best things to do in Bordeaux with kids

Treasure hunts in other parts of Southwest France

Chateau de Duras

The beautiful Chateau de Duras in Lot et Garonne is hosting its annual egg hunt throughout the weekend. You can enjoy the treasure hunt as well as guided tours of the chateau from March 30 to April 1st. See more details here.

Paques au Chateau de Bridoire

 Le Chateau de Bridoire is nicknamed the castle of 1000 games and is considered one of the most kids-friendly places in Dordogne. So it’s no wonder that it’s also one of the chateaux hosting Easter events this year. The Program includes a treasure hunt, games for kids, and a lot of chocolate. The event will be taking place from March 30 to April 1st. You can see all the details and buy the tickets here

Écomusée de Marquèze

The Écomusée de Marquèze, in Landes de Gascogne, is hosting a fun easter weekend from March 31 to April 1. The program includes a big treasure hunt for the whole family and concerts of Gascony music. For more details click here.

Écomusée de Marquèze
Egg hunt at Écomusée de Marquèze

Grande chasse aux oeufs aux Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac is one of the most beautiful gardens in the Dordogne department. Every year it hosts an amazing treasure hunt that kids absolutely love. This year the event will be taking place from March 31 to April 1. See all the details here.

This is only one of the many events the Dordogne department is hosting for easter this year, see the full program here.

Is it your first time in Bordeaux?

If it is you should definitely check out my ultimate guide to Bordeaux to get familiar with all the must-see places in the city. To help you choose a hotel I’ve gathered a list of the best hotels in the center of Bordeaux as well as a guide to the districts of Bordeaux to help you find your preferred AirBnB location.

If you need more tips for things to do in the SW of France I invite you to join my Facebook group ” Travel in the South West of France“. Also, every Friday I send a newsletter with plenty of additional events you can enjoy during the weekend, so hurry up and subscribe to my email list now 🙂

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