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Children in Nice: What to See & Do

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The endless string of beaches in Nice that run from the port to the airport are where most kids will be happy most of the time. Be aware that small children should not be left unsupervised on Nice beaches. The drop-off can be quite steep only five or ten meters from the shoreline. But there are lifeguards on most beaches throughout the summer. See more on Nice beaches.

The best beaches for children in Nice are Forum Beach which has a children's playground, Neptune which has a children's playground and Ruhl which has a children's swimming pool.

Many parks are equipped with a children's playground. The best park for kids is undoubtedly Parc Phoenix which has a small playground and other kiddie delights. Closer to town, there's the merry-go-round in the Jardin Albert 1er. Kids will like exploring the Roman ruins of Cimiez and the artificial waterfalls and the playground of the Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill).

The Confiserie Florian in Old Nice offers tours of their candy-making facilities with a sweet tasting afterwards.Examine the night sky through a telescope at Astrorama nightly in July and August, weekends the rest of the year.

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