Things to do in France

Things to do in France are local and atypical. Organizing your days during a stay has never been so simple.

Choose unforgettable experiences to do according to the geographical area of France where you want to go: from surfing to cooking workshops in Paris, hiking, shopping, and dancing: we have a selection of activities with locals just for you.

Whether you want to combine this with your french holiday homes or you just want to book an activity, alone, with your partner, family, or friends, we have all the activities you need! Whether it’s at the sea, in the mountains, in the countryside, or in the city: we have selected a multitude of professional companies managed by French locals.

You are sure to find and discover the things to do in France according to your needs. And to live the French experience in the best possible way.

If you are making a list of the unique things to do in France during your stay. We have a bunch of good activities to propose to you. Indeed if your France bucket list listed the battlefield tour or a Mont Saint Michel Tour that is perfect. Because we propose among the best experiences to do in Northern France.

Also, among the unique places to visit in France, you have to the D-Day beach. From World War II, which is a must-see site in France for a day tour.

Whether you are looking for a cabaret show in Paris or vineyard bike tour in Nice or a champagne tour. In Reims: we have it all.

What are some things to do in Paris?

For example, a perfect day of cultural experience in Paris would be a walk under the arc de Triomphe. To admire the breathtaking views of Paris’s landscape. Secondly, go on a visit to Notre Dame cathedral. See the renovations of Notre Dame de Paris and the gothic architecture.

After that take a tour of the Palace of Versailles, and admire the stained glass windows of the hall of mirrors. Finally, go on a walk sightseeing tour around the Louvre museum and see the Mona Lisa. In addition, you can have a nice dinner in a good restaurant in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

Most importantly, your day trips are the opportunity to discover the French art museums. Indeed, France has a lot of Unesco World Heritage sites to discover such as the Lascaux Caves. Certainly, it is among the fun things to do in France with family. 

Enjoy among many locals specializing in activities to do in French Alps. If you like thrills, discover the things to do in Annecy: paragliding, hot air balloon, canyoning, and many more. These activities are a good bucket list of things to do in France in summer.

Eventually, if you stay in the Cote d'Azur, find among the romantic things to do in France. You can enjoy cultural activities, and see ancient roman architectural construction, and the Ponte du Gard in southern France. Or walking through the old streets of Saint Tropez.

We propose to you among the best must-do activities in France.

Go on a Paris bike tour, learn how to make croissants, and participate in a perfume creation workshop in Grasse. There are so many things to do that you will have to come many times. However, even for the first time, you will find the perfect activities to do in France

Among the things to see in France, we propose you Provence lavender fields and an excursion in Provence. From Provence, you can go on any excursions to the French Riviera. Moreover, small town villages Unesco listed are definitely must-do cultural activities in French Riviera.

Particularly you can see the fine art and the beaux-arts in some of the most beautiful villages of France. While you discover the things to do in French Riviera, wine tasting is the must-do. Indeed you can bike through the vineyard in Nice with a wine tasting of course.

Speaking of wine tasting, among the interesting things to do in France you have the world-famous champagne excursion. Indeed, the house of champagne tour is one of the unique places to visit in France. The Champagne region is the only region in the world that produces champagne. 

Explore the Gorges du Verdon by kayaking which is one of the best things to see. Discover the Palace of the Popes and the Avignon Bridge in Avignon and swim in the creeks of Cassis near Marseille. Discover the city of Carcassonne, Conques, and Albi.

Visit the castles of the Loire Valley. Indeed, among the five attractions to do in France, the Loire Valley Castles belongs among the most famous places to see. Have a walking tour in chaâteau de Chenonceau andhis beautiful gardens.

During a day tour, appreciate the medieval gothic architecture of some castles and learn more about gothic style. Firstly, art and history are must-do activities. Visit the Chateau de Chambord which is open to the public. Also, the Chateau de Chambord is one of the top 10 places to visit in France.

Attend the Carnival of Nice and stroll through the markets of the old city full of scents. If you are looking for things to do in France at Christmas. In Strasbourg, enjoy a guided tour of the Christmas market which is one of the most beautiful Christmas markets. All these are the experience and must-sees in France.

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Full day Riviera eBike Tour with Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild and Petanque

with French Riviera Bike Tours in Things to do in French Riviera


Join us for a full day adventure on this fun eBike tour. We travel through time from medieval fortresses via Belle Epoque palaces to the modern mega mansions of the super rich.

Visit the pinnacle of “Riviera Folly”, Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild, and immerse yourself in the Riviera culture with a game of Pétanque (boules) in a scenic spot by the Mediterranean.

We cover the same itinerary as the half day French Riviera eBike Tour and we then continue on from Villefranche to St Jean Cap Ferrat.

Thanks to our eBikes that are as easy to ride as a normal bicycle but give you assistance up the hills, the tour is suitable to active adults and children aged 15 and over. We’ve ensured the itinerary is safe, and most of the route is on quiet roads with little traffic.

What you will see on the Full day Riviera eBike Tour

  The port of Nice, Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Villefranche (as in the half day tour)
The port of Nice contrasts Old World charms with modern mega yachts. As we climb up the olive tree adorned Mont Boron, we really appreciate the electrical assistance of our eBikes. We cycle past Elton John’s house at the summit of Mont Boron and the impressive medieval fortress of Mont Alban. Our lunch stop is by the Mediterranean in Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Jaw-dropping views of the French Riviera
Throughout this tour, the panoramic sea views never stop. The picture paints a thousand words!  

Ville Ephrussi de Rotschild (St Jean Cap Ferrat)
No building epitomises the wealth spent on the French Riviera better than this folly. The nine themed gardens only add to the eccentricity as they’re designed to form the prow of a ship when viewed from the loggia of the house. In an obsessive quest for perfection, the owner had eight full-size models constructed before she was happy! Entrance to the villa is included in this tour. You guide will wait with the bikes outside.  

The iconic pastime of the French Riviera, it takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master. The simplicity leaves many players addicted after the first couple of rounds, and you’ll be surprised at how competitive you really are! We play this game under the Mediterranean pine trees overlooking a scenic bay in St Jean Cap Ferrat.

Fact Sheet – full day Riviera eBike Tour with Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild and Petanque

Start time: 10 am
Duration: 7 relaxing and fun hours, including:
  • 1 hr session of Pétanque (boules)
  • Picnic stop (sandwiches not included)
  • 1 hr visit to Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild (entrance included)
Lunch: We have a picnic next to the Pétanque grounds. Bring your own picnic, or pick up sandwiches, drinks and delicious French pastries (not included) at our favourite bakery.
Includes: English-speaking guide, electrically assisted bike, helmet, water bottle, entrance to Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild, Pétanque
Suitable for: Active adults and children over 15 and at least 145 cm / 4 ft 9 in tall. Weight limit: 120 kg / 265 lbs.
Price: 125€ per person*
Cancellation: Full refund up to the day before the tour. No refund for no-shows.

Important Information

Included in the full day eBike the Riviera Tour

  • Our fantastic eBikes!
  • Helmets
  • Water bottles
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild
  • A 1 hr game of Pétanque

Not included

  • Lunch (you can buy your picnic at the start of the tour)
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Guide inside Villa Ephrussi de Rotchild. The visit is self-guided, and there are excellent multi-lingual audio guides available at the villa.

Difficulty and safety

  • You should be comfortable riding in traffic, although most of the tour is on quiet residential roads.
  • The electrical assistance of our eBikes makes the cycling very easy, however, the electrical assistance won’t kick in unless you pedal the bike. The tour is suitable for active adults and children over 15 being at least 145 cm / 4 ft 9 in tall.
  • You should be comfortable riding for a full day.
  • The weight limit of the eBikes is 120 kg / 265 lbs
E bike the French Riviera

Additional Information

  •   Duration: 7H
  •   Minimum Age Required: 15 yeras old
  •   Language: English

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