Cool Outdoor Activities on the French Riviera
If you desire to spend your vacation in a vivacious and luscious place, enjoy in splendid surroundings and delve into extravagant charms that the place can offer, then you simply must head out to French Riviera. Besides gorgeous weather, beautiful scenery, and exquisite bars and posh shops, there are innumerable memorable activities that you could do both for fun and relaxation. Throughout the Riviera, you will encounter amazing activities that will either leave you out of breath or speechless. Read on to find out.
- Soak up the coastal sun
Even if sunbathing is an obvious activity on any Riviera, going to Nice, Cannes, or any other mesmerizing beach-side city will leave you breathless. You can walk along the cute, timid streets during hot days, play beach volleyball, sunbathe and sip cocktails almost anywhere, however, to experience something utterly different, you might want to do things the French way. Try out swimming and diving on one of Nice’s private beach, the Castel beach, or visit Villefranche Sur Mer or Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to do some exciting nautical activities like parasailing, tubing or windsurfing.
- Embrace the vivid atmosphere on foot
Who says that you cannot have a blast while you are exploring a city on foot? If you happen to have comfortable and quality shoes fitted to get you out of trouble, or when you are in need of a quick run, then you can do whatever you desire French Riviera is ideal for keen athletes who like exploring places on foot. Go on a riveting Nice walking tour from the Promenade des Anglais to Coco beach and see marvelous monuments and lush greeneries. Hike around the Esterel or hike to the Mercantour National park and dive into splendid Lake Allos. East from the Riviera you will find scenic Mount Boron and walk along the stunning medieval forest and take pictures of the entire Bay of Angles and Bay of Villefranche.
- Embrace the adventurous French activities
Sea, sun and gentle breeze are what you await you at French Riviera at any given moment, but if you are up for an adventurous outdoor activity, then you must try canoeing. Located in close proximity to Nice, this outdoor activity includes all: climbing, jumping, swimming, and even rappelling. Novice or not, all sports enthusiasts (and not so sporty types) will surely have a blast. Besides canoeing, you can go tree climbing in Villeneuve Louebet with easy to hard level trails and a 331-meter long zipline black path. You have a unique opportunity to see the glorious and untamed French wilderness and try out adventurous outdoor activities.
- Cycle up
Visiting French Riviera delight can be done on foot, by boat or by car, if you strive to make the most of your stay and utilize the magnificent weather, then you can go paddling. You can rent a bicycle and cycle from Antibes at the Marina Baie des Anges to nice and back. You can book via the terminal and pay by credit card. This is a great and fun outdoor activity for those who wish to get the most of the outdoor sun but are too lazy to walk. You can hire even a tandem bike. Those more fit and active can rent rollerblades and ride along the Old Town or citadel St. Elmo, or visit the exotic garden of Eze and the famous “Croisette”. The list is endless. In the end, you must finish off your journey with a scoop of one of the world’s finest ice cream on Rossetti Square.
French Riviera has never left anybody empty-handed. There are numerous flabbergasting outdoor activities that suit everybody’s tastes and desires. Be courageous and open-minded and you will undoubtedly have the time of your life.