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Christmas Holidays: the Advent Calendar made in Côte d’Azur!

You’ve been waiting for it and it’s finally here: the magic of Christmas makes its big comeback! No need to choose between sunshine and tradition, this year, everything goes on the Côte d’Azur. If you don’t know what to do while waiting for Christmas, we have several ideas that just might please you.

On the programme: skiing, sweet treats, unusual accommodation and activities, etc. Your winter holidays promise to offer you unforgettable memories!

For your greatest pleasure, the Côte d’Azur has brought together the best activities for you while waiting for Christmas… Oh yes, our Advent calendar is finally available! An advance gift, intended for children and big kids to enjoy right through to the end of the year.

The winter season promises to be full of surprises on the Côte d’Azur.

1. Socca, an initiation into gourmet matters!

In the Alpes Maritimes, we know how to kick off the festivities!

Socca is the aperitif specialty and perfect for tackling these winter holidays with a boundless appetite…

Enjoy the specialty from Nice.

3. Gentle night

Après le sport, le réconfort !

After sporting activity comes recovery! Benefit from your stay to enjoy an unusual experience at the foot of your favourite ski pistes. Take refuge in the heart of the Mercantour mountain landscapes. A host of warm accommodations await you for your greatest pleasure.

Discover the overnight offers in unusual accommodation!

4. A night under the stars

In Gréolières, night hikes take on the appearance of waking dreams: enjoy a walk under the starry sky with an unimpeded view of the entire galaxy.

Organize your stroll under the stars!

The magic of the Christmas market

D-Day is coming, slowly but surely.

In Golfe-Juan, the programme is packed: balloon artist, musical parade, Christmas lights, and night skiing…

All the family will be amazed!

To enjoy a spectacular Christmas on the Côte d’Azur…

6. A playground more real than nature!

Enjoy the pleasures of the mountains indoors? It’s possible at the Vesúbia Mountain leisure park! From canyoning to the swimming pool, all activities are brought together to enjoy an incredible stay. A pleasure zone for mind and body!

Discover the offers for a stay at Vesúbia Mountain Park

7. On the rails for a trip back in time

Go back to the 1800s aboard a historic train to discover the valley of the Var, from the village of Malaussène to Puget-Théniers. A date to be set in stone.

All aboard for a trip back in time!

8. A mountain of bubbles!

Bacho Brewery shows you the secrets of craft brewing in the Alpes Maritimes valleys.

An activity to share without moderation!

Brew you own beer right here!

9. Fill your sack!

The time to offer gifts is fast approaching: for your purchases, the Polygone Riviera shopping mall welcomes you with its low prices.

Discover the Polygone Riviera shopping mall!

10. Tubing in winter!

On the Côte d’Azur, the sun shines all year round and the summer essentials are reused endlessly: all you need to do is discover Luge Tubing! If you like the tubing in the summer, you’ll adore it in winter and even more on your favourite ski runs.

Don’t wait to book your downhill run!

12. A night in a caravan!

The unusual has no limits: spend a magical night in a caravan in the heart of the Alpine Foothill Park.

Dream accommodation for nature lovers!

Book your accommodation now!


13. In Father Christmas’ workshop

The Christmas factory welcomes you for an evening making hanging ornaments, candy boxes and sweet treats…

Everything is brought together to enjoy the festivities.

Discover the Christmas workshop in Saint-Sauveur.

14. The Sweet Chestnut Festival

The winter fruit par excellence: discover Collobrières, the Sweet Chestnut capital! Age-old know-how for your enjoyment during the festivities!

Enjoyment is without price…

Visit the sweet chestnut capital!

15. A panoramic view

Discover the beauty of the Côte d’Azur thanks to a paragliding flight: an experience at the height of your expectations!

Buckle up, you’re entering an intense pleasure zone…

Book your paragliding flight!

16. Holidays on Ice

Where better than Central Park, the ice ring on Auron’s Place Centrale, to offer you the best winter activity for the family.

Discover the traditional winter holiday activity.

17. Take to the air!

Enjoy the snowy landscapes of the Alpes Maritimes aboard the biggest zipline in Europe, at La Colmiane.

An outdoor activity for all the sensations you want, open to young and old!

Book your zipline activity!

18. A breath-taking gift…

It’s all fired up at the exhibition gallery in Biot: enjoy the unique glass blowing experience to create the perfect gift.

Book your activity now.

20. A mountain trail

Top up on adrenaline and set out to discover the snowy landscapes of Valberg in a snowmobile!

Adventure has only one price: desire!

Book your snowmobile rental.

21. A sensory workshop in Grasse

Make the most beautiful gift yourself: Galimard, Fragonard and Molinard offer you the opportunity to create your own perfume!

A floral getaway that will charm your senses.

Discover more about the art of perfume making…

22. Discover the wild world!

The Monts d’Azur Wildlife Reserve holds many surprises for you: bison, elk, stags…

Discover the lost impressive mammals of Europe.

Visit the wildlife park in Thorens!

23. A day’s skiing on the Côte d’Azur

Between the international and family-run resorts, professional and beginner skiers will not be bored on the slopes!

Discover the skiing area in the Alpes-Maritimes.

24. The resort by sleigh

It’s become a Christmas holiday tradition: the trip pulled by sled dogs in Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée.

An experience that prepares the entire family for the magic of the festivities!

You can book your trip now!

Do you have any questions? We’ve got the answers!