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The French Riviera... with kids!

A roundup of fun places to bring the kids for some family time together or to cure summer boredom.


Parents know only too well that with children, hours of idleness on the beach with a Mojito in hand are just an old and very pleasant memory. From now on, it's time to get moving! Don't have any ideas on how to keep your little ones busy? Discover our selection of activities for the whole family!

Parc Phoenix

The Parc Phoenix is a 7-hectare verdant setting that is home to more than 2,500 species of plants, a unique tropical greenhouse measuring 7,000m² and 25m high, and 2,000 animals represented by 70 different species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects.

405 Promenade des Anglais - Nice

Tel: 04 92 29 77 00

Summer hours: 9:30 am - 7:30 pm

Carol de Roumanie Park

Park of the former Fabron castle built in 1870 on the immense estate of the banker Gastaud, which extended over 23 hectares down to the sea, the Carol de Roumanie Park includes playgrounds for young and old, water games with flowers and spraying animals, a promenade, a fitness trail, a miniature golf course, a picnic area, an amusement park and a Belle Epoque guinguette.

27 avenue de Fabron - Nice

Circus Party

1900m² of space for the whole family! With Circus Party, the indoor park is an ideal alternative in case of bad weather and the assurance of pleasing your children at every visit. Discover 3 secure play areas, giant inflatables and electric go-karts.

609 route de La Roquette - Mougins

Tel: 04 92 92 94 76

The Turtle Village

A genuine ecological, educational and scientific reserve, the turtle village offers an outdoor trail that allows visitors to discover various exotic land and water species in a natural environment, as well as a 400m² greenhouse, an exhibition room, a museum and an aquatic area.

1065 route du Luc - Carnoules (83)

Tel: 04 89 29 14

Monts d'Azur Reserve

Located in the heart of the Monts d'Azur, 1 hour from Nice, the Monts d'Azur Animal Reserve is an exceptional model of experimentation in "rewilding". On foot or in a horse-drawn carriage, discover the 800 species in freedom, including the elk, the European bison and the Przewalski horse.

2651 route des châteaux - Thorenc

Tel: 04 93 60 00 78

Vesúbia Mountain Park

Located in Saint-Martin-Vésubie, the Vesúbia Mountain Park is the place to go for a swim, climb, jump, go for a walk in the mountains, go down a canyon, work on your balance, go underground, do some sport, relax, play, have a snack, meet people... All this in an exceptional natural setting.

Allée du Docteur Fulconis - Saint-Martin-Vésubie

Tel: 04 93 23 20 30

Le Bois des lutins

Leisure park for the whole family, children and adults move from hut to hut in a spectacular net course overhanging a multitude of games and unusual discoveries in a world populated by goblins, fairies and gnomes.

Espace La Vanade - 2559, RD 2085 - Villeneuve-Loubet Village

Tel: 04 92 02 06 06


Between Nice and Cannes, Antibesland welcomes the whole family, from the youngest to the oldest, from the most cautious to the most i daring, to discover its attractions and its many restaurants. Laughter and thrills guaranteed!

301, route de Biot - Antibes

Tel: 09 81 37 68 03


The first multi-activity centre on the Côte d'Azur entirely dedicated to and adapted to children according to their age group, offers activities for all through three distinct environments:

- The "Eveil" area from 10 months

- The 4/6 years old club

- The 6/10 years old annex

1102 Avenue Jules Grec - Antibes

Tel: 04 97 21 98 69


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