What to do with kids during a family yacht rental on the French Riviera?


The Mediterranean is full of exciting yacht charter destinations but the south of France remains one of the most popular for a family cruise with kids. Although the French Riviera is renowned for its hedonistic, glamorous and festive atmosphere, there is no shortage of activities for families with children. With its attractive cultural heritage and pleasant Mediterranean climate, the French Riviera is an ideal destination for a family yacht charter. To give you an idea of what you can expect from your family yacht rental in the south of France, here are some activities not to be missed during your yacht charter with kids. A yacht charter in the south of France promise you a memorable family holiday!

Panoramic view of the Lérins islands in the bay of Cannes

Stroll around the Lerins Islands

Located in the bay of Cannes, the Lerins islands offer a paradise setting to anchor and enjoy a moment of relaxation with the family. The transparent waters and the lagoon are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. On Sainte-Marguerite Island, the largest of the islands, you can visit the Royal Fort which houses the Museum of the Sea. Follow the marked trail for a historical and botanical discovery of the island. Island Saint-Honorat belongs to a community of monks who live on the island. Do not miss the visit of the Abbey of Lerins.
The Whale Room with its skeletons in the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Visit the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

This wonderful museum is located in a superb building built on the seaside, on the edge of a cliff. The building itself is worth the trip and the museum is a must when renting a yacht with children in the surroundings of Monaco! Inside, your kids will have the chance to discover the underwater world of the Mediterranean. In addition to the aquarium, an educational pool will allow them to touch certain species and observe the fish that are being fed. Another interesting space is the one dedicated to the preservation of marine turtles. Finally, don't miss the museum section where you can discover an impressive collection of marine skeletons.
A boy snorkeling with mask and snorkel

Take the underwater path of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

During your family cruise, you can enjoy an educational and entertaining snorkeling expedition. Located in one of the most unspoilt corners of the French Riviera, the Cap Ferrat underwater trail will allow you to discover the fauna and flora of the Mediterranean. 5 observation stations, each with its own explanatory panel, have been created on a course of nearly 200 metres. Kids and adults alike will have fun identifying the different fish species found in this habitat.
Bikes on the island of Porquerolles in the south of France

Explore the island of Porquerolles by bike

The charming island of Porquerolles is ideal for cycling exploration, a very fun activity to practice with children. Cycle through the alleys of the small village before taking one of the island's marked trails. Head north to enjoy the fine sandy beaches that line the turquoise waters. In the centre of the island, you can ride in the middle of cultivated plains. The south of the island has a steep coast with small deserted coves. Porquerolles is of breathtaking natural beauty, you can see it from the sea. A bike tour will give you a complementary perspective on this little dreamy island.
The French Riviera also offers a number of museums, water parks and other places for children's entertainment. Depending on the age of your kids and their interests, your yacht charter planner will design a tailor-made cruising itinerary with a selection of activities.

To receive a detailed proposal for a family yacht rental in the south of France, please contact our team via our website or by phone on 0033 787 482 650. Not all yachts are family-friendly and our specialists will recommend the right yacht and crew for your family's specific needs - especially according to the age of your children.