New theme park: Parc Spirou

The brand new Parc Spirou amusement park is opening on 1 June 2018 between Avignon and Carpentras. Unsurprisingly, it’s themed around the Spirou comic strip. And although Spirou himself is the park’s symbol, the attractions will be based on Spirou and Fantasio cartoon books as well as other characters from the Dupuis stable, including Marsupilami, Lucky Luke, the Daltons and Gaston Lagaffe. Something for all the generations to enjoy together!

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Opening of Splashworld® Provence waterpark


An eagerly anticipated family attraction in Provence! SPLASHWORLD® PROVENCE will fully open its doors in Monteux, between Avignon and Carpentras, in June 2016! This new-generation, eco-friendly water park is easily accessible by road and train and offers novel attractions such as the world’s largest surf simulator. There are also areas set aside for group dining restaurants and conference rooms. Finally, a range of evening events are planned where you can watch acrobatic surfers against a backdrop of ambient electronic music.

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Daytour – electric and hybrid bicycle circuits with audio-guide


Since 2014, “Daytour” signs have appeared here and there over Provence, along with bicycles ready for nature-loving cyclists. You’ll find them outside a Châteauneuf-du-Pape cellar, at a camp-site near Avignon, or in Coustellet, at the gate of the Luberon. Visitors can rent bicycles and download the Daytour application to get GPS coordinates, highlights, comments and even special rates for sites and service providers along the way. If you rent a bicycle for two or more days, they can be delivered to you, 7 days a week.

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