Top 10 Activities for Children on the French Riviera


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Top 10 Activities for Children on the French Riviera

We asked students at ISN Nice, ICS Côte d’Azur, and Mougins British International School for a list of their favourite spring and summer activities on the Côte d’Azur. From parks, beaches, and tree-top adventures, here is what they shared.

1. Beach Fun

Enjoy the sun, sand, and sea at one of the many family-friendly beaches along the coast. Some popular ones include Plage de la Salis in Antibes and the huge sandy beaches at Juan Les Pins. Bringing the family dog too? No problem! There is a dog-friendly beach called Plage de Vaugrenier between Antibes and Villeneuve-Loubet.

2. Lérins Islands

Take a boat trip to the Lérins Islands, just off the coast of Cannes. Children can explore the historic Fort Royal on Île Sainte-Marguerite, known for housing the Man in the Iron Mask, and enjoy picnics in scenic surroundings.

3. Parc Phoenix

Located in Nice near the airport, Parc Phoenix offers a blend of botanical gardens, playgrounds, and a zoo. Children can marvel at the diverse plant life, interact with animals, and play in the designated play areas.

4. Le Bois des Lutins

Nestled in the hills near Cagnes-sur-Mer, Le Bois des Lutins is a forest adventure park with zip lines, treehouses, and obstacle courses designed specifically for children. It’s a great place for outdoor fun and exploration.

5. Observatories

From Nice to Eze, explore the universe from the Côte d’Azur, where children can learn about astronomy through interactive exhibits and planetarium shows. It’s both educational and entertaining for young minds.

6. Parks

In Nice, Castle Hill Park offers panoramic views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. Kids can run around the expansive green spaces, explore the ruins of the old castle, and even enjoy a carousel ride. If you’re looking to go off-road biking, the Valmasque forest in Valbonne has kilometers of bike trails and a great children’s park. Our students also love Parc des Bouillides, with accessible pitches for tennis, beach volleyball, athletics, and basketball.

7. Tree-Top Adventure Parks

Several tree-top adventure parks, such as Canyon Forest in Villeneuve-Loubet or Adventure Forest in Mougins, offer thrilling aerial courses with zip lines, rope bridges, and Tarzan swings, providing a fun and challenging experience for children.

8. Sailing Lessons

Along the French Riviera, numerous sailing schools offer lessons and programs tailored to children, allowing them to learn the basics of sailing while enjoying the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea.

9. Theatres

The best way for young learners to pick up a new language is through full immersion. So why not head to a children’s theatre where they can engage in interactive performances? After all, the art of storytelling is a universal language! Check out the Théâtre l’Alphabet in Nice and the Théâtre de la Licorne in Cannes.

10. Musée Océanographique de Monaco

Located in Monaco, this museum offers interactive exhibits on marine life, oceanography, and conservation. Children can explore touch tanks, observe live sea creatures, and learn about the importance of protecting the oceans.

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