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10 Top Ideas for Indoor Activities on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: 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 …

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Patacrepe in Aix for Pancakes

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: La Fille Aixcentric is in town right now and asked for lunch ideas at places spacious enough for a pram.  In fact when I started thinking about it, I realised how tight most interiors are in the old town and even terraces can be crammed when …

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Ciné Récré – Kids Film Festival in Nice

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: For the seventh year, cinemas in Nice are hosting a kids film festival on the dates of 14, 15, 18, 21 and 22 November. The programme includes old classics such as Pinocchio, Bambi and Sleeping Beauty as well as newer films such as Paddington, …

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Bellevue: A Tale of Two 10-Year Olds

Contributor blog post by Jemma: Il y avait très peu à manger, Arlette says, her voice bearing the gentle crackle of a woman in her mid-80s. There was very little to eat back then. Each day my parents put little tickets on the bread with our names on them – …

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Oh! “The Places You’ll Go!”

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: The whirlwind tour of the south of France is now history for my recent guests, including 10-year old McKenna. Now that they’re gone, the words of Dr. Seuss’s poem seem perfect to share with McKenna as a reminder of her visit. …Continue reading here …

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Port Grimaud great family hang-out

By Jill Cowdry Planning a trip with kids is never easy and my two don’t get excited about much other than a sofa with easy access to an iPad or a friend – so a trip to the St Tropez area had to involve some serious kids fun…Dreamy villages were …

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Trip Ideas You Can Steal for a 10-Year-Old’s Visit to France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Special friends are on the way to visit the Barefoot Blogger, including my dear 10-year-old McKenna. Planning the 7-day visit has been easier than you’d think. McKenna and I have always had a closer-than-usual relationship because we share the same birthday date. We both …

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Kids en Provence

By aixcentric What a treasure trove of information this is. If you have children, grandchildren or visitors due, you need to arm yourself with this 148-page guide produced by La Provence. It not only gives you loads of ideas, but also has opening times and costings to save you researching …

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Sightseeing with children – visiting hill villages

According to Phoebe Thomas, family travel is entirely possible in Provence, even young boys can be interested in cultural visits. We have always been sightseeing with our children ever since day one and have never pandered to the idea that you can’t visit cultural/historical sights with young kids.  Our boys …