Nice for the whole family: 5 activities for young and old

The Côte d’Azur is an ideal destination for family vacations, and Nice is no exception. This sunny Mediterranean town offers a variety of activities for young and old, guaranteeing memorable family moments. In this article, we present the activities not to be missed during your family stay in Nice.


A day at the beach: guaranteed fun

Nice is famous for its pebble beaches on the Mediterranean Sea. A day at the beach is a must for the whole family. Children can build sandcastles, play beach volleyball or simply splash around in the water, while adults relax in the Côte d’Azur sunshine. The Promenade des Anglais offers easy access to numerous public beaches, where you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas for a lazy day.


Phoenix Park: adventure in the heart of nature

Parc Phoenix is the ideal place for a family outing. This botanical garden is home to an incredible variety of exotic plants, animals and insects. Children will love exploring the tropical greenhouses, discovering colorful birds, tropical fish and butterflies in their natural habitat. There’s also a large outdoor play area where children can let off steam.


Musée Marc Chagall: a touch of art

The Musée National Marc Chagall is the perfect place for a family cultural visit. The works of the famous artist Marc Chagall are rich in color and story, which can capture the imagination of children. The museum offers workshops for children, enabling them to create their own works of art inspired by Chagall. It’s a great opportunity to introduce children to art while spending some quality time together as a family.


Le Parc du Château: outdoor adventures

The Parc du Château is an ideal spot for a family outdoor getaway. You can climb to the top of the hill on foot or by elevator, and once up there, you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular panoramic view of Nice. Children will love exploring the castle ruins, strolling through the lush gardens and playing on the playgrounds. It’s the perfect place to relax and picnic for a family day out.


Mobilboard: Explore Nice on a Gyropod

Mobilboard offers guided tours in gyropods, a fun and easy-to-use form of electric transport.

Gyropods are like small two-wheeled electric vehicles on which you stand. They’re incredibly stable and easy to manoeuvre, making them accessible to children aged 14 and over and adults of all ages.

This activity is a great way to discover the city from a different angle, while sharing fun family moments. Gyropods are environmentally friendly and offer an original alternative to traditional sightseeing tours.


Whether you’re spending a day at the beach, visiting museums or venturing into the great outdoors, Nice has everything you need for an unforgettable family vacation. So get ready to create precious memories with your loved ones in this charming Côte d’Azur town.

Staying at the Maison Lamartine residence means you’ll have easy access to the heart of downtown Nice. The tramway line is just 200 m away and the train station is a 5-minute walk away, making it easy to get around during your stay.

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