Entertaining kids during a two weeks vacation can be a very demanding task. Although Spring vacation in the Bordeaux area started just a few days ago, some parents already feel exhausted by the daily search for interesting things to do with their kids. So if you feel you have covered all the activities in the city and you don’t know what else to do with your kids in the next two weeks, here are six ideas for things to do in Bordeaux on vacances de Pâques 2018.
Planétarium in Cap Sciences
When: April 7-22 (14h15, 15h, 15h45)
Where: Hangar 20, Quai de Bacalan, 33300 Bordeaux
Guided visit at the Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design
The museum of decorative art and design hosts an exhibition of book cover designs. This week (April 11-13), the museum proposes a guided visit of the L’image-livre exposition for kids of 6-11 years old. The tour will be followed by a graphic workshop where kids will design a book cover, using the techniques they had just discovered on the tour. Three workshops will take place at the museum: Wednesday – April 11 – 14h30; Thursday – April 12 – 14h30; Friday – April 13 – 14h30.
For more info.
Address: 39 rue Bouffard, 33000 Bordeaux
Learn Block Climbing
Block’Out Bordeaux, the block climbing center, organized climbing courses during the school vacation. The climbing discovery courses will take place April 9-13, between 10:30 and 12:00. The price of a daily course is 15€.
For more information see the site of blockout.
Address: 3 Rue Georges Barres, 33300 Bordeaux
Spectacle for kids
Take your kids to a day show at one of the spectacles of Théâtre La Boîte à Jouer. The program includes different genres such as: comedy, drama, dance and even a puppet show. The shows of the theater are hosted in different places in Bordeaux, among them: Halle des Chartrons, le marché de lerme and vivres de l’art.
See the full program for the school vacation.
Gardening at the Maison du jardinier
La Maison du jardinier in Parc Rivière proposes free workshops of gardening for kids during the vacation. The next workshop, “l’atelier du petit jardinier écolo” will take place on April 18 ( 16:00) and will be open to kids of 6 to 14 years old. It is advised to call them to reserve a spot (05 56 43 28 90).
Address: Maison du jardinier et de la nature en ville, Parc Rivière, rue Mandron, Bordeaux
Discover nature within the city
Let your kids discover one of the two French reserves in a peri-urban area, le Réserve Nationale de Bruges, which is located less than a 30 minutes drive from the center of Bordeaux. With more than 3500 species of plants and animals, the national reserve of Bruges offers a large space for playing and observing the natural life of the region. The reserve is spread over a large green area of 265 hectares. You and your family can go on a 2.5 km round trip, with observation posts on the lake. le Réserve Nationale de Bruges is free and open Saturday to Wednesday from 10 am to 6 pm.
See more details.
Address: Lieu dit “Le Baron”, Avenue des 4 ponts , 33520 Bruges Tel: 05 56 57 09 89
Do you have other ideas for things to do with kids during the vacation? Please share them in the comments below so that other parents could enjoy as well 🙂