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The sea beds of southern France

The sea beds of southern France

The sea beds of southern France Who says the most beautiful sea beds were reserved only for the travellers who go to foreign countries? In France, there are superb sea beds just waiting to be discovered! In the Bouches-du-Rhône and Var, summer is the ideal season and discover the marine species of the area, bask in the coves and admire the wildlife that many people are trying to preserve. The coves around Marseille Marseille’s Baie des Singes with a small harbour – in the background, the Baie des Singes beach

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Fréjus : a destination resort ideally situated on the French Riviera

Fréjus : a destination resort ideally situated on the French Riviera

Fréjus : a destination resort ideally situated on the French Riviera Founded by Julius Caesar in 49 BC, the seaside resort of Frejus was primarily a great military port before becoming a city of art and history. Located between Saint-Tropez and Cannes, it offers an ideal location on the French Riviera and offers some of the best beaches in the Var. Frejus seafront What to see in Frejus Frejus’ arenas The peace of the city and its charm seduce the many tourists every year, curious to learn more about its ...

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Villefranche sur Mer : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat

Villefranche sur Mer : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat

Villefranche : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat Between Nice and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is Villefranche-sur-Mer, a small medieval town that has hosted many artists including Aldous Huxley and Jean Cocteau. From the Rue Obscure and its arcades to the Saint-Elme citadel built in 1554 to defend the bay, the city is full of riches that enchant thousands of visitors every year. This is, in our opinion, one of the most beautiful bays of the Riviera which is discovered coming from Nice via the coast road. The old town, the port and ...

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Perros-Guirec in Brittany and the reserve of Sept-Îles

Perros-Guirec in Brittany and the reserve of Sept-Îles

Perros-Guirec and the reserve of Sept-Îles. One Visit in never enough Be careful, visiting this area could become addictive ... even the sun-loving southerners who dare to adventure as far are surprised at the beauty of the area and the warm climate. Very large county of the Pink Granite Coast that extends to the Sept-Iles archipelago, Perros-Guirec is a key destination, not just because of its three lighthouses. Along its rugged coastline, the beaches are exposed to all types of weather conditions. There is always one to shelter ...

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Bidart : the charme of the pays basque with its numerous beaches

Bidart : the charme of the pays basque with its numerous beaches

Bidart : the charme of the pays basque with its numerous beaches Bidart is one of the main villages of the Pays Basque, on the Atlantic coast. Its heritage, its typical character and the many activities it offers tourists make it an ideal destination for the summer! From the central beach, beautiful view of the village of Bidart Bidart: an authentic seaside resort The small chapel of Saint-Joseph is at the top of Parlementia Beach From its small chapel of Madeleine on a hill overlooking the ocean to that of ...

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Brétignolles-sur-Mer : a seaside destination for all in France

Brétignolles-sur-Mer : a seaside destination for all in France

Brétignolles-sur-Mer : a seaside destination for all The Vendee is one of the favourite destinations of the French during the summer season thanks to its beautiful sandy beaches. Its beautiful Coast of Lumière and kilometres of sandy beaches offer tourists the ideal settings for relaxation and pleasure. From Les Sables d'Olonne to Notre-Dame-des-Monts, from the Noirmoutier and Yeu islands to the large fishing ports, the coast of Lumière is a delight for families and for the sports minded. The seaside resort of ...

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Carnon-Plage : the seaside meeting point of the people of Montpellier

Carnon-Plage : the seaside meeting point of the people of Montpellier

Carnon-Plage : the seaside meeting point of the people of Montpellier Carnon is a small resort in the Hérault belonging to the town of Mauguio and popular with tourists all year round! Its ideal location on the Mediterranean gives it a special status and you must visit Montpellier, Le Grau-du-Roi and Palavas-les-Flots; you cannot resist visiting it to discover its charm: the long untamed beach of Petit-Travers. Its proximity to Montpellier (13 km - about 15 minutes’ drive) gives it the status of the resort of ...

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Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front

Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front

Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front It is on the Coast of Lumière in Vendee that lies the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. Located 70 km from Nantes, it welcomes many holidaymakers each year who discover the vast sandy beaches, picturesque little markets where you can enjoy the fresh sardines, local specialty, which even has its brotherhood, and many activities. Sea front of St Gilles Croix de Vie – area of Remblai It is the result of combining two villages, ...

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Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy

Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy

Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy The seaside resort of Veules-les-Roses has the peculiarity of being traversed by the smallest river of France, the Veules, about 1 200 meters long, which ends in the sea in Veules-les-Roses. It is a small village in Haute-Normandie, twenty kilometres southwest of Dieppe. The place is very famous and popular, and it is advisable to park your car in the large car park at the entrance of the town. From there, a small path leads down to the sea where you will find the beach and the ...

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Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises

Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises

Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises In Normandy, the Albâtre Coast is one of the most beautiful coasts of France. The tall white chalk cliffs hiding some of the most beautiful beaches. We propose to discover the 10 most beautiful beaches following our visit to Normandy. 1- Antifer – Le Tilleul Beach Tilleul Beach is our favourite on the Albâtre Coast. It brings together different ingredients: an access that is unusual, a preserved environment with its chalk cliffs. 2- Vasterival – Sainte ...

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