Top destinations on the French Riviera for the Pentecost weekend

Pentecost is fast approaching, it’s the perfect opportunity to go on a family weekend in a campsite in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Let yourself be charmed by the romanticism of a region cradled by the song of the cicadas and get drunk on the sweet scent of the lavender fields.

We have selected for you a multitude of ideal destinations for family holidays. Thanks to our guide, discover the South-East, its typical villages and its heavenly coast.

The city of Menton

Direction the city of Menton

Let’s start our Mediterranean road trip with a stopover in the city of Chin, the land of lemons. A stone’s throw from the Italian border, Mentone, as it is called by the Italians, offers a colorful and exotic setting. Located between the sea and the mountains, its picturesque little streets and its diverse and varied botanical gardens will seduce you. Discover the garden of Villa Maria Serena with your family, with its breathtaking view of the Mediterranean and its magnificent 19th century century. Young and old alike will have stars in their eyes. Why not then take the alleys of the old town to enjoy a delicious meal, under the June sun. Meet under the trees of the Place aux Herbes where the scent of bouillabaisse and tapenade will transport you into the culinary world of the people of Menton. Lulled by the melodies of the guitarist often present in this small square, relax under the foliage of the trees and then stroll along the pebble beaches bordering the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. After a camping weekend in Menton, you will only have eyes for this charming town with the bright colors of the Mediterranean.

The coast of the city of Antibes
The coast of the city of Antibes

Heading for Antibes

Let’s continue our direction guide Antibes and its old town. How about a Pentecost weekend, as a couple, in the heart of a city where romance is at every street corner? Welcome to Antibes! From its flowery streets to its Provençal market, this corner of paradise will never cease to charm you. Book your campsite now and escape to the town of Guillaume Musso. In the shade of its hackberry tree, enjoy a delicious meal on the Cour Masséna and revel in a moment of tranquility enjoying the rays of the sun on your skin. The old town of Antibes is full of pretty pastel-coloured streets. This is why we recommend that you bring your camera for the weekend: the flowers overflowing from the balconies will be your most beautiful muses. Enjoy the light sea breeze of a June afternoon while taking advantage of the paradisiacal setting of Gravette beach, a book in hand. Isn’t this the definition of the ideal weekend?

For a cultural excursion, discover the Picasso Museum. Nestled in a pretty Antibes square overlooking the sea, you will find works by the famous painter: La Joie de vivre, Satyre, La Femme aux urchins and many others. After the visit, let yourself be guided through the narrow streets of the old town and indulge in a reading session on the Place du Revely, in the shade of burgundy flowers and its century-old hackberry tree.

So why not let yourself be tempted by a Pentecost weekend camping in Antibes and let yourself be charmed by this bucolic town?

The village of Saint-Agnès
The village of Saint-Agnès

Short getaway to Saint-Agnès

focus on Saint-Agnes, the highest coastal village in Europe. Perched on the top of the mountains, this picturesque little gem from the 1930s, where tranquility seems to emanate from the inhabitants, overlooks the city of Menton. Arriving at the foot of this pre-war village, let yourself be guided by the charm of its cobbled streets and breathe in the scent of the various flowers that cover the facades of the houses. You will be able to discover the craftsmanship of Agnésois by observing the work of the stained glass artists whose shops and workshops are open to all! While strolling through the streets, you will surely come across a charming little shop.

Take advantage of this escapade during your Pentecost weekend camping to visit the ruins of the castle of Saint-Agnès. They offer an unobstructed view of the Côte d’Azur as well as the valley running along the mountain to the sea. of the Maginot line. Finally, walk along the tree-lined paths to reach the emblematic square of the village, where the inhabitants often meet to share convivial moments. Perhaps you will let yourself be charmed by the warm atmosphere of Saint-Agnès?

The city of Nice
The city of Nice

A stopover in Nice

Camping holidays on the Côte d’Azur are also ideal for discovering Nice and its pretty colorful houses with Italian influences, typical of the Mediterranean coast. Similar to Menton, the old town of Nice offers a romantic setting, ideal for lovers of the south. Stroll through the cobbled streets and let yourself be transported by the sweet melody of street musicians. At the bend of rue Louis Gassin, discover the Cours Saleya with its typical parasols and its market of Provençal products. Perhaps you will taste a delicious Nice specialty (pissaladière, socca or pan bagnat, you will have the choice) while heading towards the Promenade des Anglais? Walk along the coast while enjoying the Mediterranean air and enjoy a moment of relaxation at the edge of Ponchettes beach.

Nice is a city of Art and Culture, which is why lovers of cultural excursions will be in heaven! Visit the city’s flagship museums, the Matisse museum, the Fine Arts museum or the Villa Masséna museum. Lazy holidays, of course, but with a hint of culture.

The village of Eze
The village of Eze

Mountain walk in Eze

Ready for a new mountain getaway? Head to Eze, a charming village nestled in the mountains. Similar to Saint-Agnès, Eze offers a bucolic and timeless setting to its visitors. Between its small gemstone jewelery shops and its exotic garden, this medieval village will leave you with enchanted memories. Stroll the town from side to side and reach the square of the Church of Notre Dame de l’Assomption. In the shade of its trees, revel in the tranquility that animates you after having crisscrossed the alleys of this village similar to that of a fairy tale.

Stay at a campsite on the Azure Coast offers you many different business opportunities. Between strolls by the sea, idleness on the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean, excursion to small typical mountain villages, enjoy an exotic holiday in the heart of diverse landscapes, each more beautiful than the other!

With family or friends, a Pentecost weekend on the Côte d’Azur guarantees you a total disconnection under the sun and the azure blue sky of the Mediterranean coast.

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