There are many amazing half-day canyons in the French Riviera. These spots are perfect to discover canyoning around Nice Côte d’Azur.
You can for example choose a half-day tour if you don’t have a lot of time or just if you want to have a soft approach of this water sport. That would be the best choice with children or if all your friends are not very fit as the activity will be of 2h-2h30 in the river.
Though these outings are rather easy, sportsmen could get a lot of fun as it’s possible to do big jumps or slides if you want. Indeed, it is possible to jump from 10 meters high spots in some of them like Gorges du Loup canyon. This canyon is really the best half day tour in the French Riviera if you are searching big jumps and slides. On top of that, the landscapes are beautifull!
You can either go for grade 1 or grade 2. The main difference is that you will learn how to abseil in grade 2. Anyway, you are never forced to jump or slide. Do what you want!
Discover canyoning with grade 1 trip
55 euros per person or 50 euros per person if you book for 6 people and more
Grade 1 canyoning is also known as aquatic hike. No abseiling in this grade! Obstacles are easy to avoid. These canyons are suitable for families as you can bring 8 years old children and for people who do not favour risky ventures. The aquatic hike is mainly interesting if you really don’t want to go down with the rope. As the abseiling technique is very easy, we generally prefer to discover canyoning in grade 2 with almost everybody…
Mind you: if more daring people join the group, they will be able to slide down waterfalls and jump from higher spots (7m).
This is the perfect option close to Nice for beginners who don’t want to abseil. A lot of fun for all the family…
Discover canyoning in Nice with grade 2 canyons
60 euros per person or 55 euros per person if you book for at least 6 people
You will learn the technical skills like abseiling to be able to try most canyons in the area. According to the trips, there will be tobogganning, jumping from 10 meters high spots and abseiling down for 15 meters.
A lot of fun with moderate challenges. Accessible to beginners. Suitable for children more than 10.
This tour is perfect to discover canyoning close to Grasse, Vence, Cannes and Antibes. We’ll start with the technical part of the river with abseiling. Then, your canyoning guide will indicate you many jumps and slides! This is probably the best half-day canyoning trip close to Nice Côte d’Azur.
Located close to Grasse, near the village of Greolieres, this trip in wild nature offers a great variety to beginners with many jumps and small abseils. You can go there even if you are a beginner!
This is an amazing half-day canyoning tour in Nice! This warm canyon is perfect for children initiation to abseiling or simply for beginners who want to benefit an incredible landscape. Since Alex storm hitted the Côte d’Azur in october 2020, there are almost no jumps and slides possible. Now, this canyon is mainly interesting to improve your abseiling techniques. Although it’s an easy one, this canyon is one of the most beautiful trips in the French Riviera!