Provence
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Our most recommended Provence Family-friendly Activities

  • Oceanographic Museum of Monaco Ticket

    1. Oceanographic Museum of Monaco Ticket

    Enjoy 6500 square feet dedicated exclusively to the sea and its wonders at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. See more than 2000 specimens in their faithfully-reconstructed natural habitat. Learn about the scientific expeditions of Prince Albert I through the amazing objects in the museum's vast collections.  Discover various Mediterranean species, learn about the diversity of the inhabitants of the coral reef and visit the amazing Shark Lagoon.

    For the first time in my life I saw an Nautilus, I was so excited! I support the work of the museum to protect sea turtles.

  • Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    2. Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    You'll leave the port of Marseille around 19:30. During the cruise you'll have the chance to watch the colors of the sky change to shades of deeper orange, purple and red. Sip a drink on the open-air deck, enjoying the wonderful surrounding landscape as you cruise along the coast of Marseille. As the sun goes down, anchor in a secluded cove and enjoy dinner in the cool night air. Afterwards, you'll be back at the port at 22:30.  This sunset dinner cruise is suitable for the whole family so do not hesitate to bring the kids along; staff and guests alike will be glad to have them on board.  

    The crew about the catamaran were so enjoyable to speak with, even as American travelers who spoke little French. Food was great, drinks were affordable, and the swim stop was awesome! Recommended for any American travelers.

  • Le Petit Parfumeur: Perfume Creation Children in Grasse

    3. Le Petit Parfumeur: Perfume Creation Children in Grasse

    It’s rare to find a family business which 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. Design your own personal fragrance in our boutiques! A Creation Molinard expert will interpret your flights of fancy, and help you to compose the perfect olfactory symphony in 30 minutes. This is also 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.

  • Marseille Provence City Pass

    4. Marseille Provence City Pass

    The Marseille City Pass is valid for 72 hours and allows access to a wide variety of activities and discounts across Marseille and the surrounding area. Find out about Marseille and discover the towns of Allauch, Aubagne, La Ciotat, Marignane, and Saint-Victoret. The City Pass includes: • MuCEM (closed on Tuesdays)• Regards de Provence Museum (closed on Mondays)• Tourist train to Notre-Dame de la Garde or the old town in le Panier district• Boat to the Château d'If or the Frioul Islands or sightseeing tour on the Colorbüs bus• Visit to Château d'If • Free access to the metro, tramway and bus (closed on 1st May) in Marseille • One free guided tour among the ones offered by the Tourist Office of Marseille (except Cité Radieuse-Le Corbusier) at a maximum of 10€ value according to availability. Reservation is required directly at the Metropolitan Tourist Office of Marseill...

    Marseille urgently needs an express train connection between airport and city ( learn from Lyon!)

  • La Ciotat: 3-Hour Trou Souffleur Rock Climbing Adventure

    5. 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.

  • Antibes: Picasso Museum Drawing Tour Led by Local Artist

    6. 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 gu...

    The artist bought picassos work to life and enabled a greater understanding of his work giving a wonderful insight into the range of technique he used and the composition of his pieces. I now appreciate his work much more and see how innovative hisapproach was. The drawing exercise afterwards was very enjoyable and enabled one to try differing techniques to reflect the wonderful antibes environment. Would highly recommend this.

  • 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.

    Nice little activity for kids. My nine year old daughter enjoyed selecting scents to make own personal perfume. Got a nice personalised little bottle of perfume to take home. Something a little different to do while in Nice.

  • Nice: Family-Friendly Guided Walking Tour

    8. Nice: Family-Friendly Guided Walking Tour

    Experience a rewarding family sightseeing adventure in Nice. Join your guide on a private tour of Nice. Stroll around the city center and discover its most interesting cultural and architectural sights. The whole family will have fun on this tour as your professional guide will adapt the tour to suit your children's ages. Enjoy a few giggles and watch your little ones have fun as you make your way through the city and wind your way down alleys and streets away from the crowds of tourists.

  • South of France: 4-Hour Philemon Crossing Adventure Course

    9. South of France: 4-Hour Philemon Crossing Adventure Course

    Have a fun-filled day on the Via Cordata Route, as you rappel and climb during this half-day excursion. Journey the heart of the creeks where few people venture during this intermediate activity that is between classic hiking and climbing. Located on the Route des Crètes between La Ciotat and Cassis, the Philémon crossing, characterized by its magnificent view of the sea and the surrounding cliffs, is ideal for a sporting adventure with family or friends. Enjoy rappelling almost 300 feet and discover the wild and majestic landscapes that await you.

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What people are saying about Provence

The crew about the catamaran were so enjoyable to speak with, even as American travelers who spoke little French. Food was great, drinks were affordable, and the swim stop was awesome! Recommended for any American travelers.

I highly recommend great outing with swimming and a very nice team with a great sunset To do again during my next visit to Marseille

It was an amazing trip. The crew was wonderful and so was the food. Great way to see Marseille.

Great outing, atmosphere, magnificent scenery, very nice crew. To do !

Have a good excursion! Friendly and warm guides. Good meal