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The Aube en Champagne is a region brimming with all manner of activities: hiking, cultural visits, wine tasting, and water based activities… There is plenty to do here, and no time to get bored!

It can be tricky to keep everyone happy among parents and children, so how can you find activities that are family-friendly? How can you combine fun and sharing ? Convivialité et merriment? We at Aube en Champagne have just the solution for you: we have listed 10 activities to do as a family, to ensure that you remember these treasured moments! !


Nigloland, un parc d’attractions magique pour petits et grands

This is THE amusement park not to miss for a perfect family activity! Nigloland features 43 attractions and shows suitable for both adults and children of all ages: around 30 attractions are accessible to children under 1 metre tall!Nigloland is the perfect combination of sharing and entertainment and is the ideal place to have a great time with your family over one or more days. with your family over one or more days.

Wander through this exceptional natural setting and experience the thrill and wonder of it all. If all the members of your family are up for it, why not date to try the park’s flagship attraction: the highest rotating free-fall tower in the world (100 metres)!

Énigmes, mystères et secrets : partez à la chasse au trésor à Troyes !

Wandering through the streets, marvelling at the architecture… It’s quite common for children to sometimes lack enthusiasm when it comes to discovering a region. So the city of Troyes in the Aube region decided to combine discovery and fun, by organising… a treasure hunt!

You too can take part in this family activity! With the help of a booklet, wander through the pretty cobbled streets of Troyes, find the hidden clues, embark on an adventure together along a mapped out route and decipher the enigma ! The ” A kid jouer ” booklet with a treasure hunt specially adapted for children is also available. A fun and enjoyable experience to share and look forward to… sharing in perspective…

visit Troyes as a family
Troyes as a family
Forêt d'Orient Wildlife Park

#3. A wildlife park at the heart of the Forêt d’Orient

The “Espace Fauneis a wildlife park locatedon a peninsula of the Lac d’Orient. It is home to semi-wild forest species such as wild boar, roe deer, bison and even aurochs. They live in their natural habitat and willingly let themselves be observed.

This perfect family-friendly activity provides an opportunity to share a special moment with these animals at the heart of the Forêt d’Orient, in a respectful and friendly manner.

Une journée dans une ferme pédagogique de l’Aube

Goats, cows, rabbits, llamas, alpacas… Come and meet the animals that delight the youngest and enjoy a day at their side! Visit the Educational farms of Aube and enjoy an ideal activity for the whole family: learn, observe, feed and stroke the animals alongside passionate Champagne farmers.

Do It Yourself workshops are even organised, such as butter making or wool weaving, combining fun with a great family activity!


À la découverture du Moulin à vent de Dosches

Close to the Forêt d’Orient Nature Park (definitely) is an ideal activity to enjoy the Aube with your family: a visit to the Dosches Windmill. The windmill is nestled in friendly and colourful natural setting and is of both architectural and environmental interest.

After visiting the mill, take a stroll through the eco-friendly vegetable garden (perfect for the little ones, discovering nature) and let the miller tell you all about his trade secrets. Enjoy the benefits of these precious moments with your family!

Un plongeon dans le patrimoine de l’Aube en famille

The wealth of the Aube’s heritage, its identity, its values and its legacy are all well established. Its remarkable diversity offers amazing activities for the whole family.

For instance, did you know that the famousChâteau de Vaux organised treasure hunts in the form of police investigations? That the imposing Château de La Motte-Tilly offered various fun workshops, such as exhibitions and storytelling? That a giant Cluedo took place on the site of the Templar Commanderie d’Avalleur ? That activities for families were organised at the Camille Claudel museum in Nogent-sur-Seine ?

Château de Vaux
Château de La Motte Tilly
Les Templiers Olivier Douard
Tree climbing

L’accrobranche, une activité sportive et familiale

For pure family fun, think tree climbing! Yes, these forest trails that can be up to 20 metres above the ground, in fact… Don’t worry, levels are adapted to suit everyone, parents and children alike! This outdoor activity, ideal for the family, allows you to combine endurance and fun.

The Grimpobranches park is located at the heart of the Forêt d’Orient, opposite the lake of Lusigny-sur-Barse. You can also opt for the leisure area ACCROLAND, which also houses giant zip lines and monkey bridges, all in a magnificent listed area 10 minutes from Troyes!

Les lacs de la Forêt d’Orient, territoire aux mille activités

The Forêt d’Orient Nature Park is full of activities for the whole family. Its environmental wealth coupled with its tourist appeal make it a real gem. Around its lakes, numerous and diverse activities are offered: the opportunity to enjoy the moment with your family!

Swimming, water sports, cycling, even a microlight flight with a landing on the lake (for the bravest)… In the Aube, we take great pleasure in offering you entertaining and atypical family activities! Both young and old are sure to find something to suit them, all in an exceptional green setting.

Hot air balloon
The Great Lakes
Bicycle Lakes
Tasting at the Château de Taisne

Un retour à l’enfance au Château de Taisne

Every child (or even grown-up child… or adult, for that matter) needs a snack. Good news the Château de Taisne organises ” Garden snacks “. This imposing building (listed Historical Monument) has a magnificent park of more than 25 hectares in the village of Les Riceys with gardens decorated in the French style.

It is in this ideal setting that gourmet breaks are organised: there, in the company of your children, you will taste carefully chosen local products, such as deliciousdelicacies from a Master artisan . A perfect activity for a return to childhood with your family!

Une pause bucolique au jardin botanique de Marnay-sur-Seine

The botanical garden of Marnay-sur-Seine is the perfect place to relax with your family. This green space exudes peace and quiet. With your family, stroll through its themed paths (the rose garden, the medicinal plants, the shade garden, the vegetable garden…).

Spread over two hectares, this botanical garden (labelledRemarkable Garden“) is the perfect place for a bucolic break: another great nature activity to do with the family!

Botanical garden credit Clara Ferrand

Still not enough for you? Do you need new ideas? Then visit this page: we have listed all the activities to do with your family in Aube en Champagne region!Go-karting, escape games, horse-ridingThere is something for all ages and all tastes!

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