The question that burns on the lips of all parents and grandparents: how can I keep my children busy this summer?! Well, all you had to do was ask. Here is a non-exhaustive list of activities in Bandol to fill your little ones' days that are a little too empty. Good reading !

Bandol courses

learn to sail

Société Nautique de Bandol – Central Beach – 04 94 29 42 26

La Nautical Society of Bandol (SNB), organizes courses every year during the school holidays. This summer they will take place from July 1 to August 30, 2024. These will take the form of 5 half-day sessions (morning or afternoon), from Monday to Friday.

In the programme :

  • Sea garden : course for the youngest, to discover the marine environment and navigation at sea aboard an Optimist, Kayak or Baby-ski. In addition, beach games and workshops (painting on pebbles, dip net fishing, discovery of fauna and flora) are also offered.
  • Initiation and / or improvement in navigation : dinghy, windsurfing, catamaran and / or houseboat.

To find out about the prices and registration procedures, you can contact the SNB by telephone at 04 94 29 42 26 or by email to the address And to find out more, go to their website:

work on your racket stroke

Bandol Tennis Club – Avenue Albert 1er – 06 60 95 41 78

Le Tennis Club Bandol also offers internships during each school vacation. These activities are open to all children from 6 years. Initiation, improvement, discovery of the game and technical reinforcement, the teachers will be able to adapt to the level of your toddler. In terms of planning, the club offers you an hour a day, every morning, Monday to Friday. Finally, in terms of price, you will need to count on €85 (€75 for club members) for the complete course.

To register your little ones, contact Amaury Agresta at 06 60 95 41 78 or by email to the address Finally, to find out more, go to the Bandol Tennis Club website:

dance without stopping

Stars 2 Street – Raimu Gymnasium – 06 03 81 82 91

So let your little one express all your creativity through company internships Stars 2 Street. A well-known, recognized and award-winning Bandolese association in various dance competitions, its students pass on their passion even in summer! On the program: discovery courses and others for improvement.

The first (discovery) are intended for beginners and will take place from 22/07 to 26/07 and from 05/08 to 09/08. Reservations are already open at 06 03 81 82 91. A word of advice, don’t delay! To view the schedule for these busy weeks, simply click here:

Stage danse Bandol

The second courses (improvement), for their part, are organized for initiated dancers and offer intermediate and advanced levels. They will take place from 15/07 to 19/07 and will be given by renowned choreographers such as Mélissa Béret and Alain Gruttadauria. Here again, places are going like hot cakes! So don't wait, download the registration form and join the dance:


GR COS Bandol – Raimu Gymnasium – 06 35 57 43 29

Stages et activités enfants Printemps Bandol

For little fans of Rhythmic Gymnastics, the COS GR in Bandol is there for them! From August 19 to 23, 2024, courses will be organized. The principle: gym in the morning and various and varied activities in the afternoon (sailing, dancing, tree climbing). Beautiful days ahead which will be open from 6 years old (2018). Information and registration at 06 35 57 43 29 or by email to the address

And to find out more about the club, click here:

activity ideas on bandol

If the courses are too large or not personalized enough for your pitchouns, here are some ideas for activities to enjoy throughout the summer. It's for us, it makes us happy!

The summer treasure hunt

Chasseurs de trésor Bandol

In Bandol, we are lucky to have a multitude of treasures. A beautiful sun that shines all year round, a crystal clear Mediterranean Sea and of course, a human warmth typical of the South. But that's not all. Additional wonders were scattered here and there. The summer mission for hunters in short pants: get your hands on these precious items !

Start the epic here 🇧🇷

cooking classes for little chefs

For budding Top Chefs, Aurélie from the restaurant the appointment renews its good spring idea to give them a great experience! Head to its gourmet spot next to the church for Provençal cooking class specially designed for children. Every week, on Monday and Tuesday, a savory morning and a sweet morning will be offered. These workshops, accessible from 6 years old, will be held on condition of reaching a minimum of 6 toddlers.

To find out the prices and terms, contact Aurélie au 04 94 06 51 68.

learn to swim in bandol

How to miss out on swimming with a destination like Bandol. Our sandy beaches are ideal for learning to swim! And Richard, the town's official swimming instructor, understood that well. Every year, courses are offered to families on the beautiful cove of Renecros. A way to offer a fun activity to children and give parents a few minutes of respite! To contact him, simply click here:

discover the seabed

Bandol en Juillet sortie Aquascope

There is an activity that is sure to delight little ones: the submarine. This funny yellow ship that you must have already seen wandering around the bay is called aquascope. Its principle is as follows: to take families to discover the seabed of our shores thanks to its glass bottom. An educational outing which allows children to observe the emblematic species of our coasts such as the Girelle, the Sar and the Castagnole. Information and reservations available here:

paddling with family

Because activities are also shared within the family, it’s a walk on the water that we offer you. For this, two options are available to you: a simple equipment rental, or the guided tour version. If you're more of a solo escape, head to the Nautical Society of Bandol or Extreme Surfing Club. These two service providers will be able to rent marine boats to you for a few hours. If you would like to be accompanied and take advantage of your aquatic stroll to learn more about our environment, contact Kayak Bandol. A change of scenery and memories guaranteed! So, blue, red or purple pill?

play a game of bowling

Activités enfant été Bandol

For the days when you want a quiet afternoon more than the fresh air, or if the weather is more stormy gray than azure blue, there is only one place to gather: the Bowling from Bandol. Tracks, billiards or even laser blast, having tried it we guarantee that this outing will make people happy! More information available right here:

enjoy the city's structures

activities within 30 minutes of Bandol

A multitude of leisure activities can be found in the surrounding towns, a few minutes' drive from here. Here is a small non-exhaustive list:

  • Karting : make your children the kings of the circuit from 6 years old, with the Six-Fours Karting.
  • Tree climbing and adventure : Coudou Park at Six-Fours, The Forest of 4 Worlds in La Seyne-sur-mer or even The Kingdom of Trees in Le Castellet, offer your little ones something to spend a whole day in the trees. Tree climbing, escape game, treasure hunt, laser forest, they will be spoiled for choice!
  • Nature and discoveries : The Departmental Ecomuseum of the 4 Brothers at Beausset, welcomes you all year round for activities, workshops and walks through the Provençal scrubland. A superb educational place to learn more about our territory.
  • Zoo : at the exit of Bandol, in the town of Sanary, discover the zoo and the botanical garden AZO.
  • Cable car : from Toulon, take the Faron cable car for an epic that will impress the whole family and an incredible view of the harbour.

Summer in Bandol

Où se baigner à Bandol ?

Bandol en famille en été

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Born in Bandol, after a few trips I returned to my first love, my city. My ambition: to make you discover the most beautiful place in the world, Bandol of course.

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