What could be more agreeable than to spend a day with your children and make the most of our family activities!

In the idyllic surroundings of the castle, children are welcome to participate in two entertaining acivities with their parents (no supplement).

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Children’s FALCONRY WORKSHOP

Come and have fun at the castle as a princess or a falconer! Discover the world of « birds of prey » and learn the art of Falconry. Surprises await you!

Children from 5yrs to 13yrs – duration 30 min (reservations recommended). We invite one parent to accompany their child during the workshop (limited to one parent per child for security reasons).

Workshop at 2.15pm (except Saturdays) :
From Sunday 10 April to Sunday 8 May 2022.

From Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 May 2022.

Sunday 5 and Monday 6 June 2022.

From Sunday 23 October to Sunday 6 November 2022.

Workshop at 3.15pm : From Monday to Friday
From Monday 11 July to Friday 26 August 2022.

Workshop at 4.45pm : From Monday to Friday and Sunday

From Monday 11 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

Workshop at 11.30am :
Christmas holidays: 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 December 2022.

Workshop at 3.30 pm : From Monday to Friday
During the winter holidays: From Monday 6 February to Friday 3 March 2023

Parents wishing to register their 4 year old child in the falconry workshop can do so subject to availability and payment of the entrance fee (8.00€). There is no additional charge for these workshops.

Places limited to 15 children.

Booking is strongly advised
Tel: 05 53 59 31 21 or via Facebook@lechateaudesmilandes

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Feeding exotic birds

Accompanied by our keeper, the children will enter the aviary to feed our exotic birds: a fun way to approach these smart little birds! Workshop reserved for children from 5yrs to 18yrs. It will take place between 12.00am and 12.45pm (no reservation required but subject to availability).

Workshop from 12.00am to 12.45am (except Saturdays) :
From unday 10 April to Sunday 8 May 2022.

From Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 May 2022.

From Monday 11 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

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Aviary experience!

We invite you to visit our parakeet’s aviary in the afternoon and immerse yourself in the intriguing world of these birds. Open to all age groups (children 12yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

OPEN DAILY FROM 5 February to 31 Décember

February to 25 March : 2.00pm to 5.00pm (Weather permitting).

March, April, May, June, September and October : 10.00am to 6.00pm

July and August : 10.00am to 7.30pm

From 1 November to 13 November : 10.00am to 5.30pm

From 14 November to 16 December : 2.00pm to 5.00pm (Weather permitting).

Christmas and New Year : 11am to 5pm (Weather permitting). 

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Musketeer workshop:“Sword in hand”!

Take a fencing lesson with Lord de Caumont-La-Force and become a musketeer/musketeeress to the King’s court!

Children from 8yrs to 88yrs – Duration 30 min – Reservations recommended.

Children will be welcomed by Lord de Caumont who is searching for aspiring candidates to present to the king. They will discover the art of fencing in total security.

Attack, Defend, Dodge: At the end of the workshop, the children can show their parents the skills they have been taught. Children should be accompanied by a parent.

Workshop at 10.15am : From Monday to Friday
From Monday 11 July to Friday 26 August 2022.

Workshop at 2.30pm and 4.30pm :
Christmas & New Year: 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 (only at 2.30pm), 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 December 2022. 

Workshop at 3.30pm :
Sundays 5, 12 and 19 February and Sunday 5 March 2023.

Places limited to 12 children

Booking is strongly advised
Tel: 05 53 59 31 21 or via Facebook@lechateaudesmilandes

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Falconry workshop for adults

Learn everything about the art of falconry in the company of one of our falconers! If you are enthusiastic about this skill or you would like to know more about this sport, come and discover the world of our birds of prey with our master falconer.

The workshop is open to families with children aged 14yrs and over. Duration 40 minutes- Reservations are strongly recommended.

Workshop at 10.15am :

Sunday 5 and Monday 6 July 2022.

Workshop at 1.30pm : Every Sunday  

From Sunday 17 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

Workshop at 2.15pm :
Saturday 17 September and Sunday 18 September 2022, for « European Heritage »

Places limited to 12 persons; Reservations recommended
Tel: 05 53 59 31 21 or via Facebook @lechateaudesmilandes.

 

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ARCHAEOLOGY WORKSHOP

Children will discover the methods and techniques of archaeology. Dig, scrape and unearth true artifacts from the grounds of Les Milandes. Each participant will have their allocated excavation area and list all their findings in order to understand the life of the Caumont family and of past generations.


Workshop at 10.15am : Every Sunday
From SSunday 17 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

Workshop at 2.15pm :
Saturday 17 September and Sunday 18 September 2022, for « European Heritage » Day. Excavate with your family!

For children 8yrs to 15yrs. Limited to 9 persons. Duration 45 minutes. Reservation strongly recommended.
Tel : 05 53 59 31 21 or via Facebook account @lechateaudesmilandes. 

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NEW ! Feeding goats

The castle recently welcomed 4 dwarf goats! Come meet them!

Workshop from 3:45pm. to 4:15pm (except Saturdays):

From Sunday 10 April to Sunday 8 May 2022.
From Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 May 2022.

Workshop from 3:15pm to 3:45pm. (except Saturdays):

From Monday 11 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

Workshop from 12:00am. to 12:30pm (except Saturdays):

From Sunday 23 October to Sunday 6 November 2022.

No reservation required but subject to availability.


 


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NEW ! Tale workshop (410 years old)

Charlotte Rose de Caumont La Force, writer of tales ar the court of king Louis the fourteenth, she proposes to tell you one of her most famous story. Inside a high tower, a young girl with very long hai invites you to follow her in her adventures. Before Grimm’s and Disney’s studio’s Rapunzel, discover the original story of Persinette

Workshop at 10.15am : from Monday to Friday

From Monday the 11th of July to Friday the 26th of August.

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New ! Playlet, duel in the time of the Caumont

Builders of Les Milandes, the Caumont are during the 16th century, one of the most powerful family. You will discover that, as lords, protestants, or wealthy heirs , their destiny has entered into history through numerous battles that will be presented to you with 5 playlet.

Demonstrations at 12.00am, 3.15pm and 4.45pm : from Monday to Wednesday

From Monday the 11th of July to Wednesday the 24th of august

Demonstrations at 12.00am and 3.15pm : Thursday and Friday

From Thursday the 14th of July to Friday the 26th of august

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