Ciao Bambino is often asked for recommendations on the best place to visit in France outside Paris. A vacation to the Dordogne is at the top of our list, because the amount of kid-friendly things to do in a small geographic area is endless. Cultural and historic touring, like spelunking in prehistoric caves or exploring weekly markets, can easily be combined with active days biking, hiking, swimming and canoeing. Families need a kid-friendly home base to ensure everyone gets enough rest for all this fun, and the Dordogne has options for every preference, including local farm stays.

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