Best water parks South of France to visit in 2020

south france water parksThe South of France is generally regarded as having some of the best waterparks in Europe. You have a choice of 6-7 different water parks to choose from in Languedoc, Provence and the Cote d'Azur. If you are coming to the South of France in summer 2020 and you want some ideas about how to keep your kids and grandchildren amused, here is our guide to the water parks in Southern France.

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Aquasplash water park Nice France

aquasplashAquasplash is one of the newest water parks in South France. It is located close to Nice on the Cote d'Azur coast. Aquasplash is part of a giant waterpark complex that also encompasses an Aquarium (Marineland), a children's theme park (Kids Island) and golf course. The park is well laid-out and seems to cater more for under 13 children. 

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Park Phoenix Zoo Nice France

park phoenix nice franceIf you are looking for things to do with the kids in Nice, France, then Park Phoenix ecological park and zoo is a great choice. The zoo is situated in a large wood close to Nice airport on the outskirts of Nice. There is a giant lake with fountains, as well as a giant greenhouse that accommodates the tropical plants. This zoo in Nice, France, is a great place to take the kids.

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Family holidays in France: Velorail

velorailIf you are looking for something a bit different that can entertain children of all ages during your family holiday in South France, then the Velorail at Sainte-Baume in the heart of Provence, is just a perfect day out. It gets your kids out into the fresh air and off their devices and it doesn't break the bank either.

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Kids holidays in France: Aquarium, Le Grau-du-Roi

aquariumAquarium, Le Grau-du-Roi - is one of the best aquariums in the Languedoc and the South of France. This aquarium complete with Shark tunnel, sea-lion observatory and beautiful varieties of jelly fish, focuses very much on educating children of all ages. If you want to entertain the kids on your holidays in France in 2020, then the aquarium at Le Grau du Roi is perfect.

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South of France with kids: Sigean African Safari park

lionThe Sigean African Safari park, South of France, is very well laid out and has all the animals you can think of: Lions, Giraffes, Rhinos, Gorillas, Elephants (my son Archie's favourite), Emus with attitude and lots and lots of  Monkeys. If you are looking to spend a good day out in South of France with the kids, then Sigean Safari park is the ideal choice.

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Speedwater Park, Aix-en-Provence, France

kids8If you want a good alternative water park to Aqualand, then Speedwater Park located in between Marseille and  Aix-en-Provence could be just the place for you. We took our kids here last summer (ages 16, 14 and 11). Basically, Speedwater is a cheaper version of Aqualand, but it is quieter and you will spend less time queuing for rides.

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Barben zoo in Provence South France

barben zooOne of the best zoos in the South of France is located in the heart of Provence, in between Salon de Provence and Aix-en-Provence. Barben zoo, close to the village of Pélissane in South France, is laid out among beautiful Provence countryside and encompasses over 9kms of trails and a great selection of animals.

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