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7 thrill activities to try on the French Riviera

Do you love adrenaline and thrill ? this article is made for you! There's nothing like a big thrill with friends to enjoy summer! From the extreme to the most conventional, from jet-ski to speedboat, here is a selection of activities in our region.

1. Drive a buggy ! 

Activity available in the Esterel and Pays de Fayence

 

activité buggy
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The buggy... What is it? Imagine a mix of a kart and a quad with iron protection bars and the motor of a 4×4... Do you visualize? Are you ready to drive it ? In the forest or by the sea, become the pilot for one day of these cars, it’s perfect to live real sensations while enjoying the landscape.

 

Price: 6 offers from 65€ (price for 2 people)

Ideal for: Bachelorette party, outings with friends, birthdays....

Places: Var: Agay, Montauroux, Saint-Raphaël

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2. Visit creeks and island in speed boat

Activity available in the l'Estérel

speed boat activité
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If you were thinking of taking a boat for a leisurely stroll along the coast, you've taken the wrong boat! Hang on well in this boat that will take you on a discovery trip to the Esterel, Saint-Tropez or the Lérins islands, alternating between speed peaks and zigzags in the water! Your skippers are there to give you all the stories about each stop, Don’t forget the aperitif to end the day royally! Fun, comfort and safety guaranteed!

 

Prices : From 45€ onwards (price per person - 2h30)

Ideal for : Bachelorette party, outings with friends, couples, birthdays....

Place : Saint-Raphaël, Agay

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3. Climb the Red Rocks of the l'Esterel

Activity available in Saint-Raphaël and Mercantour

activité Via Cordata au Dramont

Go on top of the rocks of the Esterel! Several variations of this sport are available to you: the aerial routes combine climbing, hiking and abseiling. The via Cordata will allow you to enjoy the sensations of climbing without leaving any mark of your path. In all cases, you can admire wonderful panoramas and reach inaccessible places by traditional means…

Prices: 35€/pers. (Special rate Experience Côte d'Azur)

Ideal for: Bachelorette party, couples, friends....

Places: Saint-Raphaël and Mercantour

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Fayence area

The Pays de Fayence (Fayence district) has many great provencal villages. All of them have a particularity such as the view from Mons or the artistic streets of Tourrettes. Do no forget to stop in Seillans that has the label of "Most beautiful village in France"

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Fayence area

North of the A8 motorway, you will find the Pays de Fayence. Saint-Cassien lake, a real oasis of freshness in the Var, awaits you! Take a break at the Lake House before visiting the villages of Bagnols-en-Forêt, St-Paul-en-Forêt or Tanneron.

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Roquebrune-sur-Argens

The city of Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the most westerly of the destination. It includes three districts: La Bouverie, at the foot of Gorges du Blavet; The village, overlooked by its magnificent rock, and Les Issambres, with its nautical activities by the sea.

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Les Adrets de l'Estérel

Les Adrets de l'Estérel is a small town located at the extreme southeastern Var. Bordering the Maritimes Alpes, it is composed of large green forests. The town overlooks the bay of Cannes and has an exceptional view on the Lérins Islands and the Corniche de l'Estérel.

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Puget sur Argens

Puget sur Argens is a small village located in the middle of many wineries. Its commercial area, near the village, includes many shopping center. North of the village, the Bois du Defens give rise to several walks.

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Les Issambres

Welcome to Les Issambres, the district of Roquebrune-sur-Argens located on the coast. True paradise with its 8 km of beaches and creeks, this family seaside resort, already frequented at the time by the Romans, is located between the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and Fréjus-Saint Raphaël.

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Fréjus

Frejus, located halfway between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, is at the heart of the Côte d'Azur. Based on a sandstone buttress of the Esterel massif, the town dominates the valleys of Argens and Reyran. Frejus has the appearance of a small Provencal town whose new districts extend to the sea.

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Saint-Raphaël

65km from Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, Saint-Raphaël is located between Cannes and Saint-Tropez. This seaside resort on the Mediterranean coast is at the bottom of the great Esterel mountains. Saint Raphael, whose city center is by the sea, is divided into different neighborhoods that have all their characteristics and their personalities.

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