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Aix-en-Provence  13100 (Bouches-du-Rhône)

Mini Golf du Val de l'Arc

  • Location: quart Arc de Meyran, chem Infirmeries
  • Tel: 0442 272 957

La Barben  13330

5 km east of Salon-de-Provence

Zoo - Parc Zoologique de La Barben

  • Location: D572; 6 km east of Salon; 4 km west of St-Canat (near La Barben Castle)
  • Open: 7 days; 10h-18h
  • Tel: 0490 551 912; Fax: 04 90 55 27 75
  • Animals in their natural habitat in the 30 Ha Nature Reserve; Exotic aquarium-vivarium; play areas.

Cuges-les-Pins  13780

25 km east of Marseille; 10 km east of Aubagne

Ok Corral

  • Western Town leisure park, Big Wheel, Roller-coasters.
  • Location: RN 8
  • Tel: 0442 738 005

Ensuès-la-Redonne  13820

20 km west of Marseille; 16 km east of Martigues.

Eldorado City

  • Far West town, Poney trekking, Entertainment.
  • Location: Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, 13220
  • Open: March to mid November
  • Tel: 0442 798 690; Fax: 04 42 76 19 91

Istres  13800 (Bouches-du-Rhône)

Pyramide, La

  • Aquatic Part "The Lagoon", water chutes, "tidal wave" swimming pool.
  • Location: Rue de l'Equerre
  • Tel: 0442 569 999

Les Pennes-Mirabeau  13170

Northern outskirts of Marseille, 15 km southwest of Aix-en-Provence.

Aqualand

  • Large aquatic park, chutes, "tidal wave" swimming pool rapids, dodgem boats.
  • Location: Plan de Campagne, Rte de Septèmes; On the N8

Saint Cannat  13760

Small Medieval on a farming plain, now surrounded by more modern housing. Remains of the 12th-century Notre-Dame de Vie chapel was the first parish church of St Cannat. Nine fountains including one by Amandier, 1657. A 17th-c statue of St-Cannat; statue of Bailli de Suffren. An excellent regional and historical museum. - 15 km northwest of Aix-en-Provence; 5 km southeast of Lambesc.

Village des Automates

  • Location: N7; 1 km SE of St-Cannat. 15 km northwest of Aix-en-Provence; 5 km southeast of Lambesc.
  • Open: 1 apr-30 sept: 7 days; 10h-18h 1 oct-31 mar: wed, sat, sun, holidays; 10h-18h
  • Tel: 0442 573 030
  • Over 500 robots displayed in an outdoor park of pine and rosemary.

Camargue  13 (Bouches-du-Rhône)

Pont de Gau Bird Park - Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau

  • Bird park, bird zoo and museum in the Camargue.
  • Location: Main D570 road, 4.5 km north of Stes-Maries.
  • Tel: 0490 978 262