Family outing ideas

Operation Generation Juniors will welcome almost 300 children in around twenty disciplines ranging from field hockey to calligraphy, song and music to soccer, table tennis and even biathlon. Sessions take the form of an initiation, range from one to five hours per week, and are overseen by the city’s sports educators. There are still a few places left (registration at the family place).

Go to the Plains of Ansot

La Plaine d’Ansot can be reached again at the usual times, Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., only the forest path and the observatory are closed. An exceptional natural space, the Ansot Plain offers the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors while supplementing your knowledge of this natural environment, especially as the Natural History Museum’s permanent exhibition and documentation center have also reopened – from Tuesday to Thursday, mornings only.
Accessible from 3 years, activities are also offered free of charge:

> Saturday April 16 from 3pm to 4pm – Investigation at the museum: the Schnitzelball, story with puppets to discover the food of these unloved diurnal birds of prey.
> Wednesday April 20 from 3pm to 4.30pm – Wild boar and roe deer: big game on the Plaine d’Ansot.
> Saturday April 23 from 3pm to 4.30pm – Let’s take a forest walk: During a forest walk, the guides of the Pleine d’Ansot will help to understand the role that trees play in biodiversity after their death.
> From Tuesday 26 to Saturday 30 April – Research behind the blob: take part in a CNRS study project on the impact of climate change on the blob: a participatory scientific experiment with an extraordinary unicellular organism that moves without a foot and learn without a brain!
> Wednesday April 27 from 3pm to 4.30pm – Little Bear and the animals of the Plaine d’Ansot: itinerary through stories.
> Saturday 30 April from 10.30am to 11.30am – Who was there? Notes and footprints in the forest.

By appointment >

Survey and workshop in Lapurdum

A “Survey in Lapurdum” is being organized at the Bayonne Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Centre. For two hours, assume the identity of the Pompeius, Flavius, Hibernatus or Tiberius families who lived in Bayonne in the 4th century. Between treasure hunts and puzzle games, 90 minutes of family fun on the trail of the ancient city.
> Wednesday, April 20th and 27th from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Treasure hunt with registration (6€/eusko)
Limited workforce. Registration on 05 59 46 60 51 or
> Friday 22nd and 29th April from 2.30pm to 3.30pm: free workshop “Scribe en herbe” – Lapurdum hosts for three months a beautiful archive directory on parchment, written in Gascony. It allows you to discover writing in the Middle Ages.
Limited workforce. Registration on 05 59 46 60 51 or

More animations
> The carnival will take place in the Champs de Foire car park until April 24th. Open Monday to Sunday from 2pm to 7pm and Saturday evening until 10pm
> The Libreplume association is organizing the Petit Bouquinville children’s literature festival until April 20th. On the program: literary walks, baby readers…
> Heritage visits and gourmet walks offered by the Tourist Office
> At the beginning of April, the Botanical Garden also opened its doors – Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Come and find the answers to the city’s history and much more in Lapurdum, Center
Interpretation of the architecture and heritage of Bayonne, Tuesday to Friday from 10am.
at 12:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

Screenings and exhibition at the Bayonne Mediatheque
• Wednesday 20 April at 10.30 am: the Wednesday session “Short film” at
Downtown media library.
• Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 am: Wednesday screening of “Wüste” in the media library
holy cross.

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