A unique place for everyone that enjoys water activities, the Côte d’Azur boasts an exceptional natural environment with nearly 200 kilometres of coastline, six islands, exceptional sea beds and more than 300 days of sunshine per year. Hiking, diving, snorkelling, paddleboarding, sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, kayaking, jet-skiing, water skiing, parasailing, boat trips and even sea fishing… there’s something for everyone! With family or friends, whether you are a beginner or more experienced, fill up on sensations on the Côte d’Azur!
THE BEST DIVING SPOTS ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
More than 30 years after the release of the Luc Besson film "The Big Blue", the Mediterranean is still as fascinating as ever. The Côte d’Azur is a paradise for both experienced and novice divers. For underwater lovers, here is a selection of the 9 best diving spots on the Côte d’Azur, between the Var and the Alpes-Maritimes.
WE TESTED: PARASAILING IN SAINTE-MAXIME!
Parasailing is an original and fun way to admire the beauty of the Côte d’Azur from the air! Towed by a boat, hanging from a gigantic parachute, all you have to do is let yourself be carried by the wind and enjoy the silence! Fly over the Mediterranean! I’ll take you to Sainte-Maxime to discover this original activity that gives you a breathtaking view of the Golfe de Saint-Tropez!
NOT-TO-BE-MISSED: LES VOILES DE SAINT-TROPEZ
Come and experience Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. Every year on water and on land it brings together 4,000 crew in the coppery early autumn light aboard more than 300 of the most beautiful modern and classic sailing boats in the world! Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, an event not to be missed on the Côte d’Azur!
JUAN-LES-PINS: THE BIRTHPLACE OF WATER SKIING!
Juan-les-Pins, Antibes’ seaside resort, has made a significant contribution to legend that is the Côte d'Azur: summer tourism, the writings of Fitzgerald, the "pyjamas" launched by Coco Channel and... water skiing of course! Let's go back in time: everything you need to know about the beginnings of water skiing on the Côte d’Azur!