Visites avec les enfants

Jonzac Maison de lEnergie atelier enfantsA number of fun visits and outing options with quizzes are proposed to families by the visitor centre. A leaflet with a quiz and a bit of history will be given to children at the visitor centre, to learn more about the city in a fun way. Questions will be about the castle, wall walk, the mills, the city discovery circuit and small boat excursions on the Seugne River.


montlieu la garde maison de la fort sentier ludique 901 CDCHS V.SabadelAt some 25 minutes of Jonzac, at la Maison de la Forêt (Forest House), the forest genie Sylvain awaits for children. On several hectares, the "Sylvain" path is a forest trail full of surprises and discoveries and teachings. Thanks to Sylvain the genie, children find out more about nature and the importance of the local forest.

estuaire vitrezay famille n892 CDCHS V.SabadelLocated along the Gironde estuary, this nature centre (at 30 minutes from Jonzac) is an ideal outing for children and their families.

Appellation Cognac - Maison de la Vigne Archiac n731 CDCHS V.SabadelEquipped with a beautiful scenography, la Maison de la Vigne is divided into six separated spaces describing types of soils, vine-growing and its ecosystem, Cognac and Pineau production, the profession of cooper, Charentes' traditional habitat and wine aging storehouses and finally local traditions and literature. "Here, smell, touch, taste... Each of the five senses is solicited, and children are well integrated in the tour."

la genétouze circuit 20 06 2010 n474 CDCHS V.SabadelThe Genetouze racing circuit is a 2,2km long approved track which offers possibilities to witness exceptional vehicles in action, and sometimes even collectibles. The centre is also the first national site in regards to teaching "proper citizen driving" and how to "live" mechanical hobbies with an ecological approach (hybrid vehicles), an example for younger generations.
The track is long and large, and approved for karting and electric karts rental.

mail pons chateau des enigmes 613 CDCHS V.SabadelThere is no such thing as a dull tour at Le Château des Énigmes!

Indeed, an innovative is proposed to visitors here: to discover the splendid castle through a large-scale paper chase, with new themes regularly set up. During an almost 3 hours-long adventure, you will be brought to visit the castle and its grounds while having fun all along, and this edutaining outing can be enjoyed between friends and or families! Game courses are suited from children starting at the age of 4, and several difficulty levels are available to solve the final enigma so that children from all age are given the opportunity to rack their brains.

silhouette vélo 91 CDCHS V.SabadelLeisure and activities near Jonzac

During your stay, you may enjoy visiting Haute-Saintonge's lakes: After visiting the Beautiful Jonzac Leisure Park, there is also a lake in Montendre bordered by a pine forest, blue lakes in Southern Saintonge at Beauvallon, near Montguyon, a leisure area in Pons and the Sap mill along the estuary.

The joys of cycling

A greenway passes near Jonzac, and you can get to it by car or bicycles on the 20 or so kilometres of country roads. Once you reach Chevanceaux, there are no cars to worry about anymore! The former railway has been rehabilitated and is now a breath of fresh air and greenery particable by foor, rollers and bike.


Geocaching Terra Aventura

terra Aventura geocaching in south west france

Terra Aventura is a game which combines enjoying a walk and discovering the region’s heritage and nature gems: a mix of culture and sports for adventurers of all ages!

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