When I think of France I don't immediately think of beautiful beaches, I think of Paris. But I stand corrected because southern France has some of the most beautiful beaches on the world. There are actually a variety of beaches to please every kind of taste. France is surrounded by water, the English Channel, Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
The French Riviera is located on the eastern Mediterranean
coast from Cannes to Menton. This is the holiday you want to take if you are looking for upscale adult vacationing. The Côte d'Azur is the coast to the south and is the ideal spot for "alone time" although it can get a little crowded
in some spots. It is also a great spot for surfing. Brittany on the north Atlantic coast and the surrounding area has beaches with family attractions.
Cannes While the world famous film festival may keep tourists busy, there is no denying the beach here is fun. This is a laid back beach town, rich in the arts and film. Check out the sand castles while you are on the beach. If you hunt for bargains, this can be a reasonable beach vacation.Beach at Nice
This beach is enormously popular on the French Riviera. The actual beach is comprised of pebbles instead of sand. It gets very crowded during the summer months.Menton Beach
Menton is a quaint little beach town and of all the beaches on the French Riviera, Menton's beaches are the most family friendly. The atmosphere is far more relaxed, far from the wild partying beach town that its neighbors are.
The beaches in Monaco are upscale and are adjacent to opulent high-rise hotels and tour đài loan từ hà nội
casinos. This is an adult environment and there is plenty of fun to be had sun bathing during the day and gambling at night.Arcachon Beaches
The small town of Arcachon sits next to the Atlantic Ocean. This beach area is free of crowds except at peak time of summer vacation. Visiting this beach will take you along the Dune du Pyla, lying between the ocean and Les Landes, the largest forest in France. This is huge dune elevated and overlooks the Atlantic.Biarritz Beaches
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fifty years tourists have migrated to the French Riviera to empty their wallets. While these may not the most ideal beaches, they are less crowded, have less traffic, and have less expensive accommodations. Beaches are free to visit.Garoupe Beach - Cap d'Antibes
This is a very exclusive beach that is split off into sections some of which are free to the public. This beach faces the east so when you are on the beach the sun is not in your face. It is also sheltered from the wind and this makes it pleasant.St. Jean de Luz St.
Jean de Luz beach is located just south of Biarritz in the town of St. Jean de Luz. This is a clean well-kept beach with a nice sea wall separating the beach from the town. The architecture of the town is carefully preserved and the old 17th and 18th century structures are just amazing. This is a quiet and peaceful beach experience.
Located next to Montpellier, Cap d'Agde is famous for their nude beaches. However, the tendency to divest one's clothes may extend to the city as a whole. Maybe we should leave the kiddies at home.La Rochelle
This is a quaint port town located on the Atlantic coast. The beach has shallow waters and is great for families with young children.