About Family Activities in Saint Tropez
Whatever you choose to do on your family holiday, you are sure to find a huge range of activities across Saint-Tropez. There is something for everyone, every ability and every age. Check out the selection of things to do below for some holiday inspiration!
With some stunning beaches along the coastline you will not be at a loss for places to go and things do by the shore in Saint-Tropez. From beach clubs to watersports, sailing and boat trips, to just sunbathing and enjoying the scenery there is something for everyone.
Also see: Beaches in Saint-Tropez
Explore the beautiful coastline around Saint-Tropez on a boat. Many of these trips include stops for swimming in the crystalline Mediterranean waters, as well as snorkelling and even scuba diving.
There are bowling alleys in Saint-Tropez to keep you entertained on bad weather days, or if you're looking for something to do with a group.
Canoeing / Kayaking
Kayaking is a fun watersport that can be enjoyed as a team or on your own. Unlike canoeing, paddlers face forward and have a double bladed paddle. It is a versatile sport that you can enjoy on rivers, lakes and the sea. You can take your inflatable or plastic kayak and make your way down the water. Using the double bladed paddle you can control the speed, direction and enjoy the experience and wonderful views in your own time. There are some watersports centres and adventure companies who can take you out for your kayaking experience.
Depending on the age of your child there are a number of childcare options available in Saint-Tropez. There are also numerous babysitting and nursery facilities available in the area - have a look at our childcare listings page for more information or you can contact the local Tourist Offices for a list of available babysitters.
You may find that the main sports centre of each town host a kidsclub during the summer holidays, normally from 1st July to 30th August, with activities such as swimming, climbing, tennis, horse riding etc. and organised hikes & picnics.
Catch the latest films and releases in Saint-Tropez on your holiday. Look out for VOST for English speaking films.
Enjoy a number of cycling trails and routes in Saint-Tropez and what better way to explore Saint-Tropez than on a bike when you can enjoy the beautiful scenery. Have a look at our cycling guide for more information and explore the cycling routes that are in the area. If you are in Saint-Tropez without your biking gear there are a number of cycle hire shops in who rent and sell bikes, gear and more.
Also see: Cycling in Saint-Tropez
Diving & Snorkelling
Dive into the beautiful waters & discover the world below, scuba diving is a fantastic way to explore the water, wildlife and what lies below.
If you are a beginner to scuba diving there are a number of diving schools in Saint-Tropez that can teach you the ropes and get you started. For those more experienced there are plenty of excursions in Saint-Tropez where you can dive into the beautiful blue waters and explore the depths below.
You can dangle a fishing rod in most places and it's often something you can do by yourself, or with friends, from a harbour wall, from the beach or from a boat. There are literally hundreds of places you can go. Why not speak to some of the specialist companies who offer guided trips and excursions or yacht charters for coastal or deep sea fishing, for a bit more of an adventure.
Horse ride through the nature reserves, gorges, vineyards and mountain top towns and the beautiful coastline of the French Riviera is the perfect way to explore the area. Saint-Tropez and the surrounding area is an attractive destination for horse riding, trekking & lessons.
Race around the tracks in go-karts or try something more powerful! With a number of karting tracks near Saint-Tropez it will be great fun for everyone.
Mountain biking is a challenging and fun activity whether you are an experienced biker or new to the sport it has something to offer everyone. If you are new to mountain biking let a guide take you out for the day and show you the ropes.
Also see: Mountain Biking in Saint-Tropez
Nature Reserves & Parks
Heading to a Nature Reserve you can explore all the beautiful wildlife and soak up all the beautiful scenery. Take a walk around the park, spot the unusual wildlife or even do a spot of birdwatching. There are a number of wonderful nature reserves in Saint-Tropez that you can explore.
Paddleboarding is a great way to explore the stunning coastline of Saint-Tropez. No previous experience is needed, just hop on the board and start paddling.
Sailing & Yachting
With plenty of coastline to explore you would be silly not to hire a boat, charter a yacht or join one of the many boat trips up and down the French Riviera to some of France's best beauty spots.
If you'd like to take a dip outdoors or indoors, you'll be able to find somewhere to go for a swim in Saint-Tropez. Most hotels have their own swimming facilities, however there are also municipal swimming baths that you can visit. In summer and winter, you should be able to find somewhere to take a dip, so don't forget your towel and your swimming costume or shorts.
With its warm climate and dry months, tennis is very popular across the region. Significant investment in the sport means that there many tennis clubs and courts available for the enthusiast or the amateur. The courts are generally clay or hard courts, and you can book courts as a non-member at most of the clubs.
Try an adventure playground or a theme park for a day of family fun. There are a number of adventure playground and theme parks, where both adults and children can play for hours.
Tours & excursions
Explore the best that Saint-Tropez's has to offer with an expert local guide. From natural tracks to traditional buildings and crafts, food and drink... there's lots to be discovered in Saint-Tropez.
Walking & Hiking
Hikes in the Alpes-Maritime region can generally be split into two categories: coastal and mountain. The coastal routes are all very accessible and mostly very easy, more like strolls than hikes, but still worth doing for the unbeatable views of the coastline and access to fabulous beaches along the way. The mountain trails take a little more effort to get to, but many can be reached by bus or train. They are a great way to explore the terrain behind Saint-Tropez and the many medieval villages that are dotted around the countryside.
Also see: Walking Routes in Saint-Tropez
Splash around on a water slide & enjoy hours of fun, waterparks are hugely popular with both adults and children! Enjoy hours of fun splashing around in the waterpark and tackle some of the fun rides and slides.
Saint-Tropez is perfect for water sports with its warm summers, gentle breezes and interesting coastline. There are plenty of watersports centres where you can learn to sail or enjoy thrilling rides in speedboats, and everything in between.
Wine-tasting & vineyard tours
Saint Tropez is well known for its deliciously crisp rose wine so it would almost be a sin to miss out on a vineyard tour and a wine tasting when in this part of the Cote d'Azur. With many vineyards around Ramatuelle and Gassin you won't need to travel far to find some of the region's finest grapes. However, if you fancy a day trip then travel a little further north to the southern edges of Provence or perhaps east and to the Lerins Islands off the coast of Cannes where Cistercian monks make their very own wine.