Four ideas for family activities in Giennois and Sullias

The Easter holidays started a few days ago. To keep the little ones (like the big ones) busy for two weeks, The rep has put together a selection of activities on offer in Giennois and Sullias.

Visit to the Castle Museum of Gien

It’s time to put on an inspector’s outfit, a terrible theft has taken place in the Castle Museum of Gien. Collector Van Papoule’s precious egg has disappeared and investigator Joan Deufopla needs the help of young “egg experts”. Survey visits are open to children aged 8 and over. They are scheduled for Wednesday April 13, Thursday April 21 and Wednesday April 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Animation included in the ticket price for the castle museum: 8 euros; 5 euros (reduced); Free for children under 6 years old. Duration: 1h15. Reservation at

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Egg races in Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire

“We’re dusting off the Easter egg hunt,” warns the team at Château de Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire. It provides an orientation course across the three hectares of the estate that combines puzzles, adventure and logic.

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A sporting challenge “unique in France”, she assures, to share with family or friends, with a chocolate reward at the end of the day. The egg race is scheduled for Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th and Monday 18th April. Three race starts (in teams of a maximum of ten people) are planned for this day.

Activity recommended for ages 10+. The course is not accessible to people with reduced mobility, small children and prams. Prices: 13 euros; 10.50 euros (up to 20 years). Online reservation required at Provide athletic attire and one member of the team must have an outfit that walks in the water.

Stained glass workshop in Sully-sur-Loire

At the Château de Sully-sur-Loire, children can give free rein to their creativity. The team is offering stained glass workshops on Wednesdays, May 13, 20, 27 and 4 from 2pm to 3pm. Toddlers will first discover the details of how a stained glass window is made, You can then make an Easter egg using stained glass paper.

After its paper guide, the department is launching its dedicated app “Nature outings” in the Loiret

From 7 years. Animation included in the ticket price for the castle museum: 8 euros; 5 euros (reduced); Free for children under 6 years old. Each workshop is limited to ten children. By reservation at

Introduction to calligraphy in Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire

The Belvedere of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, an interactive space dedicated to the history and architecture of the Fleury Abbey, is planning two workshops, one on Wednesday April 13th and another on Thursday April 14th, from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. The first highlights the calligraphy illumination. Young people first look at a manuscript from the abbey. Then they try their hand at calligraphic illumination with a reed pen.

On Thursday, the children discover the models of the Belvedere and make their own miniature model of the basilica out of cardboard.

Workshops from 7 years. Price: 3 euros. Limited places. Reservation on 02/34/52/02/45.

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The team also offers a mini-course led by Florent Marois, stonemason and restorer (already fully booked). A great premiere.

Elodie Pradel

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