Even though is a tiny independent city-state on France’s Mediterranean coastline, Monaco is still a city-state rich with a lot of activities that you can do together with your family. So whatever you choose to do on your holiday, you won’t make a mistake. There is something for everyone, for every age.
Here are some examples with fun family activities that you can do in Monaco:
You can explore the beautiful coastline around on a boat. In these trips is included stops for swimming in the Mediterranean waters, as well as snorkeling and scuba diving. A trip along the coast to the Cannes Lerins islands offers a range of environments to explore, whether sailing round them or visiting them.
Catch the latest films and releases at the central Cinema des Beaux-Arts in Monaco. You can watch the latest movies together with your family and have fun at the same.
What’s the better way to explore if not on a bike. Of course that a walk on foot is also a beautiful way to explore the nature, but if you go by bike you can enjoy a number of cycling trails and routs, as well as enjoy the beautiful scenery. Not only you will enjoy, but you will also stay active.
Diving and Snorkelling
If you want to discover the world below, dive into the beautiful waters of Monaco. Scuba diving is a fantastic way to discover what lies hidden below. If you are new to scuba diving, the diving schools can teach you how to get started. And about snorkeling…anyone can do it. You can have underwater adventures without travelling too far.
As a city-state famous for it’s waters, and the common species you can find like tuna, marlin, swordfish, you can take a day and enjoy it out fishing with your family. There are companies who offer guided trips and excursions for coastal or deep sea fishing. You can pay from 50 euro per person to a casual affair to 2800 for 10 people.
Museums and Galleries
The principality of Monaco has a rich heritage in ocean exploration which can be discovered at one of their most popular attractions, the Oceanographic museum. The museum also has an aquarium with over 6000 species of fish, a shark lagoon, a giant aquarium with sharks and a tank where you can stroke a sea star, feel a sea urchin or touch a baby shark.
Nature Reserves and Parks
Although is a small principality you will be surprised that Monaco contains plenty of green-space and several well-reputed parks and gardens. The Jardin Animalier is a popular stop for families. Also, the Jardin Exotique provides you with an entertainment with caves and a museum to explore.
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. Koaland for example, is perfect for younger families.
Beside these, there are other other family activities that you can do, like swimming, paddleboarding, sailing, yachting, water sports, but these activities mentioned above are just ideas of what you can do with your family in Monaco.