Best activities for your children in Nice

Best activities for your children in Nice

What a joy to go on vacation with your family! Nice, a true jewel of the French Riviera, has a lot of surprises in store for you to spend exceptional moments with your children. Let our recommendations of activities to do with your family during your stay in Nice guide you! 

Book your family vacation at the Best Western Hotel Lakmi, your 3-star hotel in the center of Nice, which offers your children a VIK (Very Important Kids) welcome: little attentions and surprises throughout your stay.

Discover without delay our list of the best activities to do with your family in Nice!


Water activities

On a trip to Nice, take advantage of the Mediterranean to have fun with your family! For fun and good times in Nice with your children, plan water activities around the Promenade des Anglais. With Nikaia Water Sport, you will find all the activities you are looking for. Want to relax in the sun and to the rhythm of the waves? Rent a paddle or a kayak! If your children are more into thrills, treat yourself to a parachute ride with a view of the Promenade des Anglais, a flyboard or a towed buoy for a maximum of laughter and good humor.

Between Beau Rivage Beach and Opéra Beach
8 am to 8 pm from May 1st to September 30th


Parasailing Nice – Credit Summer Hotels
Parasailing Nice – Credit Summer Hotels


Discovery of the city by segway

Combining visit and fun is possible! Opt for an original activity to walk effortlessly around the city of Nice: the segway. On its two big wheels, the whole family can enjoy a tour to discover the sublime capital of the French Riviera. Several formulas are proposed to you by the Mobilboard agency: group excursions or private family tours, everything is possible to discover the treasures of Nice.


Rides and amusement park in Nice.  

Three carousels are scattered in Nice to entertain your children during your stroll: at the end of the Coulée verte facing the Mediterranean Sea, at the Place Garibaldi and at the Gare du Sud.


Carousel Place Garibaldi Nice – Credit Summer Hotels
Carousel Place Garibaldi Nice – Credit Summer Hotels


Wildlife in Phoenix Park

Nice is a green city with many playgrounds and beautiful parks throughout the city. Among the emblematic parks of Nice, discover the Phoenix Park, an exceptional space filled with plants, flowers and animals for the happiness of the whole family.

Labeled "Family Plus", the Phoenix Park is the ideal place to spend a pleasant moment with your family. All year round, many activities are offered to children to help them discover the park and all its secrets. The 7-hectare Phoenix Park has several playgrounds, perfect for your children to have fun during a short break for the parents.

For the more adventurous, there are tree climbing courses in the heart of Phoenix Park! Nissa'venture is an adventure park specially designed for children from 3 years old. If safety is a must, fun is also guaranteed!

Open every day from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm from April 1 to September 30 and from 9:30 am to 6 pm from October 1st to March 31st.


Escape Game and Treasure Hunt in Nice

Are you looking for an original activity to do with your family in Nice? Opt for an escape game or a treasure hunt in the heart of the city!

If you are a fan of Sherlock Holmes, a thrill-seeker and an adventurer at heart, go to one of the 6 escape games in Nice. Each with its own distinct atmosphere, immerse yourself in incredible worlds with enigmas that will challenge the whole family!

If it's an outdoor activity you're looking for, go on a treasure hunt for the pirate Morgan in the streets of downtown Nice. The treasure hunt organized by Aventure sur la Côte immerses the whole family in a fun and historical activity. You will learn many things about the city of Nice while creating wonderful memories with your children.


For a family friendly vacation, Nice is a city with infinite possibilities. Water activities, amusement parks and animal parks, escape games or treasure hunts, everything is possible to make you spend a dream family vacation in Nice. For even more ideas, discover our top 5 activities to do in Nice in summer.