1. See Le Pont du Gard in Nimes

Kids, Pont-du-Gard in Provence

This amazing triple-decker Roman aqueduct is a World Heritage site, a marvel of the ancient world, and a tour de force of Roman engineering. Explore the visitors' center, where you'll find a museum, a film, and even a hands-on play space for children. Hike along beautiful nature trails or rent a canoe and paddle down the Gardon River beneath the bridge.

2. Visit a Perfume Factory in Luberon

Kids, Perfume Factory, Provence

Visit the Nadine Patour Perfume Factory in Velleron, where you can match your scent to your personality. Great for teens!

3. Ride the White Horses of the Camargue

Kids, Horses of Camargue, Provence

Ride the white Camargue horses through salt marshes and along the seashore of this beautiful nature reserve, or rent bicycles and ride for miles through the wetlands.

4. Tour a Candy Museum

Kids, Candy Factory, Provence

The Haribo Sweet Museum is located between the Pont du Gard and Uzès. A visit to this former licorice factory is a delicious way to spend a few hours and is also a great activity for a rainy day.

5. Marseilles & The Count of Monte Cristo  

Kids, Chateau d'If, Provence

Catch a boat to the "steep rock on which stands the frowning Chateau d'If," made famous in The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas.

6. Le Marché

Kids, Market L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Provence

Market days are great for children, too. It's a great way to pick up inexpensive toys, jewelry, hair ornaments and other trinkets. When shopping in a larger town, there's always a tempting bakery (patisserie) or beautiful candy store (confisserie) nearby where kids can enjoy a sweet treat!