Provence Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Provence Family-friendly activities

Marseille CityPass: 24 Hours, 48 Hours or 72 Hours

1. Marseille CityPass: 24 Hours, 48 Hours or 72 Hours

The City Pass Marseille is valid for 24 hours, 48 hours, or 72 hours and allows access to many attractions, museums, trains, boats, guided tours, public transport tickets, and more. This pass is dedicated to individual visitors who wish to discover Marseille with an all-inclusive package. The visitor presents the pass at the museum entrance or at the start of a tour and gets the keys to the city. Enjoy discounts at certified shops and activity partners as well. • Unlimited access to public transports for the duration of the pass• Numerous discounts and tasting in partner stores • Numerous discounts for tourist and cultural activities of providers • Access to MUCEM (closed on Tuesdays) • Access to Regards de Provence museum (closed on Mondays)• Crossing to the If or Frioul Islands OR one tour with the hop-on hop-off Colorbüs tour • Visit to If Castle (subject to weather – closed on Mondays during winter months)• A tour in the Touristic Train to Notre-Dame de la Garde or through the Old Marseille • A free guided tour of the Metropolitan Tourist Office is included in the CityPass 72 hours and with a 30% discount for the 24 hours and 48 hours CityPass, valid only for visits at 10€ (reservation is required, subject to avaibility and not included in the offer are La Cité Radieuse / Le Corbusier and private visits)• Reduced rates for children (6 to 12 years old) The municipal museums are free of charge all year (with reduced prices for temporary exhibitions when you have this pass)

Cannes: Half-Day Catamaran Cruise

2. Cannes: Half-Day Catamaran Cruise

Climb aboard a fully equipped catamaran in the old port of Cannes at Quai Laubeuf, and set sail across the shimmering waters of the Bay of Cannes while relaxing on the sun deck. Departing at 2:00 PM, benefit from the best of the sun. Have free time to cool down in the water. Head towards the Île Sainte-Marguerite and to islands of the Lérins Islands group, or make your way over to the Corniche d'Or to moor either between the islands or in a cove along the Esterel Massif. Get some time to swim and snorkel in the Mediterranean Sea (masks and snorkels provided), or simply relax aboard the catamaran - the choice is yours! Return to the port of Cannes at 5:15 PM, where your cruising adventure comes to an end.

French Riviera: Marineland Entrance Ticket

3. French Riviera: Marineland Entrance Ticket

Head to Marineland, a family fun park on the French Riviera that offers water-based activities and an aquarium that’s home to a variety of exotic marine life. With this 1-day ticket you can get up close to a wide range of animals such as penguins, sharks, sea lions and polar bears. Take in Marineland’s popular shows featuring dolphins, sea lions and orcas. The shows are accompanied by music and make for a fascinating approach to the sea world. Watch the sharks through the Shark Tunnel and get up close to the polar bears, sea lions and penguins in Antarctica. Bring the whole family for a special day of fun!

Le Petit Parfumeur: Perfume Creation Children in Grasse

4. Le Petit Parfumeur: Perfume Creation Children in Grasse

Discover the architecture of a perfume and the ingredients that compose it with an instructor at Parfumerie Molinard in Grasse. Kids can choose from 18 essences and personalize their 30 ml bottle in this workshop. Let their creativity flow while immersing in the art of French perfume making. Design your own personal fragrance in a perfume boutique, the perfect activity for all the family. Work with a perfume expert, create your own scent, and decorate the bottle. A Creation Molinard expert will interpret your flights of fancy, and help you to compose the perfect olfactory symphony in 30 minutes. It’s rare to find a family business that has come down through the years with its enthusiasm and standards constantly renewed. Created in 1849, Maison Molinard is one of them. In Grasse, the world’s capital of perfume, five successive generations have handed on their emotions through the creation of perfumes. Recognized as a "Living Heritage Company", as a tribute to its rare and ancestral know-how, the company reinvents itself every day with the passion to create. This is a fun and enriching experience for children, as they learn about smells, imagination, and composing something new. They'll also get to decorate their own perfume bottles.

Fréjus: Diving Experience in Port-Fréjus with an Instructor

5. Fréjus: Diving Experience in Port-Fréjus with an Instructor

Discover the fauna and flora of the underwater world along the French Riviera on this diving excursion. A diving instructor will provide an orientation and then escort you to a select spot on the Estérel coast. Enjoy the beauty of the aquatic surroundings. Begin your diving tour with an initial orientation with your diving instructor. You'll receive your equipment and information on what to expect during the dive as you sail on the beautiful waters from Port-Fréjus. Once you arrive at the diving spot, prepare to jump in. Under the surface of the water, gaze in wonder at the aquatic riches all around you. Encounter arrays of fish and enjoy the sensation of being part of an underwater world.

La Ciotat: 3-Hour Trou Souffleur Rock Climbing Adventure

6. La Ciotat: 3-Hour Trou Souffleur Rock Climbing Adventure

Enjoy an adventure to one of France's most beautiful cliff faces, Trou du Souffleur. Discover the rugged beauty of the French coastline as you follow an adventure course designed to allow you to experience a side of La Ciotat that most tourists don't get to see. Rappel and climb along the cliff ledge before getting your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling zipline course over the crashing waves below. This activity is perfect for beginners and experienced climbers alike.

Nice: Perfume Workshop for Children

7. Nice: Perfume Workshop for Children

Organize a fun and unique experience for your children during your stay to Nice. Perfect for kids aged 4 to 8, visit a family business that has been passed down through five generations. A fragrance creation expert will help your child interpret the scents that appeal to them most, and help them compose the perfect symphony of smells. This is a fun and enriching experience for children, as they learn about smells, imagination, and creativity. After they’ve made their perfume, your child can decorate their bottle to their own personal taste, and then take it home as a memento of the day.

Antibes: Picasso Museum Drawing Tour Led by Local Artist

8. Antibes: Picasso Museum Drawing Tour Led by Local Artist

Learn on this tour about the thought process of an artist and the way he looks at the world. A local professional artist will be your guide for the two hour activity that is sure to be a highlight of your visit to Antibes! Explore the Picasso Museum on a guided tour as the first stop of this tour. Get inspired and enjoy amazing views from the terrace! (Meeting point is at the top of the ramp to the entrance of the Museum) Discover on the second half of the two hour how to capture the light and history of this town using observation. Picasso said that great art is always trying to recreate the uninhibited marks that children make. Your guide will encourage you to find your inner child and to use your adult experience to turn it into a souvenir worthy of framing back home. Or be inspired to write! Learn some composition tips for great photos! However you want to express yourself, your guide is an experienced facilitator who will help you to create a unique souvenir with lots of encouragement!

Antibes: Finding Fairytales Family-Friendly Phone Game

9. Antibes: Finding Fairytales Family-Friendly Phone Game

You will start your adventure in the centre or near the beach. The address, where to start from, you will see in the booking. Our app in German language will guide you from then on. It is a trip of about 3 kilometers. You will explore the area and will try to find certain places. You will solve small tasks and challenges as a team and will collect points. You will discover places where exclusive and unpublished fairytales are hiding. You will belong to the small circle of human beings, who are allowed to listen to these great fairyales. This is no joke. These fairytales were never published by the two brothers Grimm. You will find them and can listen to them rihght away or later. Expect an interactive adventure. You decide about the starting time and you do not have time pressure. This app-guided tour with plenty of interactive content is perfect for families with kids in the age of 4 to 12 years. Have fun! You could also concider to solve this mission by bicycle. Special offer: if the weather suddenly is not suitable for you and your adventure or you want to reschedule because of other reasons: no problem. Once you made a reservation, you can start within 48 hours after the originally booked starting time. Bonus: We included some extra tasks and riddles which you can solve at any time after you finished your booked event.

From Nice: French Riviera Tour in an Electric Convertible

10. From Nice: French Riviera Tour in an Electric Convertible

Embark on a fascinating French Riviera road trip in a completely electric convertible, traveling from Nice to Monaco and back again. Drive your own car and follow your guide to the tranquil beach towns of Villefranche, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, and Beaulieu-sur-Mer. Feel the salty breeze and warm sun as you depart from Nice and begin a stunning coastal drive. Take in a selection of the most beautiful panoramas of the French Riviera as you drive. Come across marinas and fishing ports, striking beaches, and steep cliffs. Pass by the historic Fort Mont Alban on your way out of the city. Up next, explore the picturesque villages of Villefranche, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, and Beaulieu-sur-Mer, with calm, deep blue water and imposing rock formations surrounding them.

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Incredible experience! the places overflown in France are magnificent! At times, we take control of our flying machine to pilot ourselves, it's super fun and we're full of sensations! I highly recommend.

We had a gorgeous time with Nicola. She introduced us to Antibes history, to Pablo Picassos live and art work and did a fantastic art lesson with us. It was a great experience for the whole family. Thank you!

Thoroughly enjoyable. Crew were brilliant and we met a lovely, lively group of people from all corners of the globe!

Had an amazing experience both hosts on board were very kind and welcoming to make our time memorable.

Lovely boat and great experience! Great food and selection of drinks. Can't recommend enough.