The Lou Messugo Blog - life in the south of France from a British/Australian TCK's perspective, bringing you French culture, travel on the Côte d'Azur and beyond, expat issues and a little bit of je ne sais quoi all mixed up with a hefty dose of photography.

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Sunday Photo - mountain reflection

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Vésubia mountain park

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The Côte d’Azur is of course well-known for its beaches, the "azure coast" sounds so wonderfully inviting, but did you know there’s so much more to this area than just coast?  The arrière pays or back country is really what makes this part of the world so unique.  There’s a clue in the name of the département (county), the Alpes-Maritimes or maritime Alps.  Yes, this is where the Alps meet the coast resulting in proper big mountains right on our doorstep, with all the fun that this entails, from skiing in the winter to hiking and adventure sports in the summer.

highest peak in Alpes Maritimes

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Sunday Photo - 21 August 2016

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St Martin Vésubie back country Nice France

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10 Top Indoor Activities on the French Riviera

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There are times when you need to find an activity or something to do indoors, as a family or for a group of children, even on the Côte d’Azur.  Our climate is famed for its 300 days of sun a year but that still leaves another 65 or 66 when it could be wet.  And when it rains in the South of France it really rains! You need to get out of the house/hotel or holiday rental and do something, but what?

indoor activities on the French RivieraRead on, I’ve picked 10 fun things to do indoors on the French Riviera, all tested by my boys or trusted friends.  I’ve chosen a selection of activities to cater for all ages, from toddler to adult. For more information such as addresses and opening hours click on the links.

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