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A fabulous new leisure centre costing 4.3 million euros has opened at Montigny-lès-Beaune, just outside the wine capital of Burgundy. Four landscaped lakes with natural filtration, (one specifically for toddlers) a 2.40m slide, diving boards and a water climbing wall opened on Thursday May 29 until September 28. You can hire a lounger and sun umbrella while the youngsters play and relax in the sun or go to the restaurant for a reviver. Open 11.00-19.00 from 29/05 to 01/06: daily; from 02/06 to 15/06 and 15/09 to 28/09: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays; from 16/06 to 14/09: every day.
From white water rafting with accommodation in a yurt to quad biking, go-karting and accrobranching, swing into action this summer holidays with her adventure selection, Teensbox offering money off vouchers
There are plenty of fun outdoor activities for teenagers in Burgundy but they can be hard to find and sometimes difficult to organize. Here is the Teensbox selection of ideas for a weekend or couple of days, guaranteed to burn up some of that excess energy and get the kids away from their screens and gizmos to make the most of the great outdoors over the summer holidays.
The pricing is for two persons and in some instances an adult must accompany the teenager. You can opt for just the activity pack or activity and accommodation. Teensbox offers discount vouchers saving a substantial amount of euros but you do the booking yourself. Catherine Zivi is always there to help if a language difficulty arises. The venues are spread throughout the Burgundy region, a great way to explore a new area.
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For full details and prices of all these attractions with the accommodation suggestions see Teensbox
In Burgundy there's a whole Jurassic Park-ful of dinosaurs, something to fire up the imagination of toddlers - see Touring Routes