Sports & leisure

Beach & sea

The coastline and beaches of the Côte d’Azur are known as some of the most beautiful landscapes worldwide. Many leisure activities ranging from fishing to water skiing and diving are available in the region. The Azurean coastline is impressive due to the diversity and protection of its landscapes.

Discover the different activities and beaches available on the coastline of the Côte d’Azur.

Winter sports & mountain activities

The Côte d’Azur is usually symbolized by its beaches and coastline. It is also renowned for its high mountain ranges and numerous winter sports and activities. The territory benefits from a great diversity of landscapes, with more than 700 kms of slopes and summits reaching over 3000 m of altitude.

Discover all mountain activities and winter sports available on the Côte d’Azur, from Ski resorts to hiking and snow parks.

Amusement and theme parks for all ages

A lot of amusement and discovery parks are available on the Côte d’Azur. From animal parks to amusement parks, the offer is rich for all ages.

Find out more about the offers below.

Nature, fresh air & hiking

Between mountains and the sea, the Côte d’Azur benefits from a unique natural heritage in the world. This natural richness offers a lot of remarkable views, hiking paths starting from the coastline and into the mountains, internationally-known islands and bays, and exceptional regional, departmental and national natural parks.

Find out in detail the natural richness of the Côte d’Azur and the different leisure activities available there.


With more than 410,000 licensed golf players and some 800,000 players, golf is an important sport attracting a lot of audience. In 2017, there were more than 730 golf courses in France.

Throughout the years, several golf courses set up on the Côte d’Azur. Today, there are 10 18-hole golf courses and many 9-hole golf courses in the region.

Find out more about the different golf courses on the Côte d’Azur.


Thanks to an exceptional environment and climate, and to the Mediterranean water rich in minerals, a lot of well-being activities and resting places developed.

During your stay on the Côte d’Azur, make time for resting in one of the many Azurean spas in a thalassotherapy center, in a Hammam or in Berthemont-les-Bains, a spa resort at the heart of the Vésubie valley.