The south of France is ideal for family discoveries! From underwater trails, jazz concerts and regattas, to horseback rides, zoo visits and ochre mines, the experiences to be shared with children here seem as varied as they are endless. The pleasures of the Mediterranean extend throughout the magnificent landscapes of Provence. You’ll go from a cultural visit to an outdoor activity. Under the Mediterranean sun, in a Provençal atmosphere, some people educate themselves or stroll, while others swim, have fun, relax, or strut about depending on their mood of the day...
Property reopening on 12/05/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Halfway between Nice and Cannes, in a setting where the Mediterranean takes centre stage, the Cap d’Antibes Beach Hotel is a contemporary architectural jewel. Its minimalist lines are in perfect harmony with the lush Mediterranean vegetation, with the charm and freshness of a garden by the sea, a fine private sandy beach facing the Lérins Islands, and a delightful infinity pool. The original décor of the rooms and suites transports guests on a sensory voyage. The enchantment continues in the restaurant Les Pêcheurs, which looks out onto the sea and offers a feast for the palate as well as the eyes, with a view of the Esterel massif in the distance. ... Learn moreless
Created in 1960, the "Jazz à Juan" Festival was the very first jazz festival in Europe! Within the magical setting of the Gould pine forest, facing the sea, the greatest musicians have performed in succession: Charles Mingus, Ray Charles, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Sonny...Read More less
Discovering the underwater trail of the Batterie du Graillon means exploring the rich marine habitats of Cap d'Antibes. Whether you prefer snorkeling, scuba diving, sea kayaking, standup paddleboarding, taking night dives, or simply walking along a nature trail in a pine forest, the coast can be discovered...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in the country. Nestled in a six-hectare estate, only 300 m from the sea and surrounded by organic vineyards and Provençal countryside, Château de Valmer is a former family guest house which has, over time, been converted into a luxury hotel. Owners of the property since 1946, the Rocchietta-Montloin family has spent a lifetime cultivating the art of hospitality. Guests can enjoy chic and cosy rooms, tree houses, private residences, and a Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant whose cuisine is inspired by the estate's own organically grown produce. An invitation to relax and unwind, guests can take a path lined with majestic palm trees to bask on a private beach facing the Îles d'Hyères or pamper themselves in the large heated outdoor swimming pool and splendid spa that opens out to the park. ... Learn moreless
Gigaro beach is quite possibly the ideal place to introduce your children to the art of standup paddleboarding. In clear water, sheltered from the winds, along a strip of sand bordered by maritime pines, we glide along, standing on a board, in search of new sensations. This practice, which originated...Read More less
A gathering of traditional yachts and ultra-modern boats, the Voiles de Saint-Tropez regatta attracts both amateurs and experienced sailors every year. Created in 1981 following an improvised challenge between a Swan 44 and a 12 Meter JI, the regatta brings together several hundred yachts at the end...Read More less
Property reopening on 30/04/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in a vineyard. In the Var hinterland, between Lorgues and Flayosc, discover a path crossed by vineyards, forest and olive groves. Follow it and you will find Château de Berne, naturally protected by 690 hectares of private greenery. The estate houses not only a prestigious hotel, but also the freshness of a swimming pool set amid a garden, the charm of a moment inside and the beginning of delicious hours spent at the vast Cinq Mondes spa. The Michelin-starred restaurant Le Jardin de Berne invites you into a world of subtle flavours, while Le Bistrot de Berne will delight with its traditional, award-winning cuisine. As for exploring the area, a number of hiking and mountain biking trails are nearby. In the heart of this authentic and elegant corner of Provence, enjoy life as it moves to the rhythm of the seasons. ... Learn moreless
The little-known Plaine-des-Maures National Nature Reserve is a true western setting! A 17.8 km marked horseback trail allows you to penetrate into the heart of the savanna to explore unexpectedly wild landscapes. You’ll ride past scrubland, rocky slabs, ravines, pine forests, and reed beds at a horse's...Read More less
Located on the old road from Saint-Tropez to Cannet-des-Maures, not far from the Château de Berne, the Château Saint-Roux estate is home to a small educational farm that will delight children. Chickens, pigs and a miniature donkey live alongside an adorable herd of Alpine goats. A trail allows you to...Read More less
Property reopening on 01/05/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Restaurant and hotel in a park. On the edge of a forest of pine trees overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Hôtel du Castellet is one of the region’s most charming properties. Guest rooms are painted in hues of honey, lavender and grape and there are plenty of sun-drenched terraces. Three-star Chef and MOF (Best Craftsman of France) Christophe Bacquié has stamped his style on the Restaurant Christophe Bacquié, the prestigious gourmet restaurant of the hotel. The cuisine is based on seasonal and Mediterranean produce enlivened by a hint of flavours from further afield. For absolute relaxation there is the pool, golf course and spa. When night falls, the gazebos are illuminated, to highlight the beauty of the grounds. ... Learn moreless
Olivier and Virginie Paxé, owners of the Oratoire honey farm, have been creating and perfecting exciting workshops for children for many years. Discover the world of bees through a glass beehive, learn about its role in nature, and experience the taste of fresh pollen and a variety of honeys. Depending...Read More less
With microcars and models such as the Mini Cooper S, Gaucho, Smart, and BMW i8, Com1Grand gives children the opportunity to discover and ride in "custom-size" cars on the site of the mythical Paul Ricard circuit. A fun way to be introduced to the pleasures of driving in the company of professional drivers....Read More less
Property reopening on 12/05/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in a park. Once home to a large family of Provençal humanists, Château de Fonscolombe has preserved its soul. Its salons of Genoa leather and Chinese wallpaper still resonate with their lively character. The park, with paths lined by majestic trees, is the fantastic oeuvre of a lineage of botanists. As for the restaurant L’Orangerie, it too has embraced the chic, rustic and Provençal charm of the estate. Soft and subdued in winter, it takes its summer quarters in the shade of a large bald cypress. Chef Quentin Durand breathes his creativity into a modern cuisine with original Provencal flavors in harmony with the richness of the terroir. ... Learn moreless
By special request, the Château de Fonscolombe organizes small treasure hunts for children over 6 years old. Designed around the history of the castle and its successive owners, the game allows children to discover the estate in a playful way. Most of the hunt takes place outdoors. Once the treasure...Read More less
Created in 1969, the beautiful La Barben Zoo shelters more than 600 animals from 130 different species. Lions, elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, rhinos, tapirs, meerkats, crocodiles, and vultures provide an enchanting spectacle. Accessible by marked trails, the enclosures are scattered over 82 acres. A...Read More less
Property reopening on 08/07/2021 (dd/mm/yy)
Hotel and restaurant in a vineyard. Located on a hill overlooking a winery estate, the Coquillade Village boasts exceptional views of the Luberon and Mont Ventoux. This charming hamlet includes six residences, the oldest dating back to the 11th century. Experience a blend of authenticity and ecology in the heart of the vineyards. Savour either gourmet modern or traditional cuisine, and delight the palate with vintages from the Aureto vineyard. Cycling enthusiasts can discover the countryside at their own pace. Lovers of Provence and fans of wine or wide-open spaces will be truly enchanted with the serenity and well-being to be found in this idyllic setting. ... Learn moreless
Vestiges of the region's industrial past, the old Bruoux mines have become a site of historical interest. Between 1880 and 1950, miners dug about 25 miles’ worth of tunnels here to extract ochre. Along an underground route, guided tours evoke the work of these "miners for color", men who lived by the...Read More less
Passionate about cycling, Andy Rihs was the owner of Coquillade Village and head of the famous BMC bike brand. He set up an on-site showroom where racing bikes, mountain bikes and top-of-the-line electric bikes (the racing bikes were used in the Tour de France) are now available for rent. This is the...Read More less
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To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.