« Les Géants », the Educational Farm of the Domain de Christin in the Gard
We favour small groups for perfectly adapted educational activities on the farm
Called « THE GIANTS », supervised by a BAFA holder, our Educational Farm offers activity sessions adapted according to the age of our participants (« Children » from 4 to 13 years old or « Adults » from 14 years+), and also depending upon the day’s weather in the Gard.
For the « Adults » category, the activities are organized taking into account the preferences (animals / viticulture / plants) of the participants.
In the « Children » category, the activities are organized according to the average age of the children in the group, and by their interests and abilties.
From Monday to Friday inclusive, there are 2 daily sessions , each comprising a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 4 participants, all categories combined.
We therefore advise you to book in advance.
Some examples of activities (adapted to participants and the weather)
Visit our horses (Mainly Shire) learn about their history, discover the philosophy of the domain and the working methods employed. You may approach the horses, and if you are interested there is a possibility of participating in grooming and preparing the horses, or taking part in a baptism of a Shirehorse embarking on its equestrian career
Visit to the sheepfold we will tell you about its history, you may approach the sheep and if interested : you may help with the feeding + bottle feeding of the sheep, we offer explanations on the particularities of our Sheep
Outdoor activity. Example : kite flying
Indoor Activities. Example : cooking workshop using at least one product from the Domain
Visit our farmyard, If you would like to help in feeding the animals and collecting eggs, we will try to answer your questions and offer explanations about the particularities of all our animals
Visit the estate’s gardens, discover the varieties of wild plants encountered on the property, the methods we use to cultivate the meadows and our hay production. We will try to answer all your questions
Visit our vineyard discover its history, the different variety of grapes on our estate, the work involved running a vinyard , and if you’re interested and depending on the season you can learn and help with picking the grapes / learn about caring for our vines, we offer a questions and answers session at the end
Prices and instructions
The price for each session is 25 €/ participant.
The sessions usually take place from 9:30 am to 12 noon (times subject to change depending on the weather of the day) from Monday to Friday inclusive. Whatever the category, all participants must wear closed shoes such as trainers, and trousers to at least mid-leg length (plus a hat for Children in summer)