Holiday Art and Craft Workshops

Looking for holiday activities for your kids on the French Riviera? This Summer Le Hangar art studio has launched ‘Hangar Kids’ with creative workshops for children aged 5 and up! Le Hangar is a fantastic space for kids to express their creativity, experiment with different materials…and get messy (without having to clear up afterwards)! Read more

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Children’s workshops at Mougins Christmas Market

It was such a pleasant surprise when we went to the Mougins Christmas Market for the first time to find gingerbread decorating workshops for kids! Last year they had a large marquee tent (next to the La Poste) full of tables and benches where lots of children could decorate gingerbread wreathes with icing and sweets! Read more

Eagle’s nest views & lavender ice cream

View from La Taverne Provencale, Gourdon

To celebrate our one year Anniversary in France we chose a special place for a family lunch with spectacular views of the Cote d’Azur. Known as “The Eagle’s Nest”, the village of Gourdon sits at the top of a cliff and from there you can see over the valley and the River Loup, to Nice and across to Theoule – a long way!

Gourdon is in the mountains, 31 km from Cannes and 14 km from Grasse – to get there you have to drive up a winding road with a sheer drop next to it, which I admit made me a little scared (in comparison to my Petit Garçon who found it fun)…however, the of promise of lavender ice cream made it worth it!

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