Travel Guide France

  • France Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • France Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • France Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • France Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • France Photo: Outdooractive Editors

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You can experience many unforgettable outdoor adventures in France. Here is what our travel guide for this great country has in store four you: fascinating tours, exciting stories, great offers, diverse ski resorts, attractions, custom accommodations and cozy huts. Be inspired and get to know France now.
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Vive la France!

France is a very diverse country in terms of landscape. It stretches from the Mediterranean coastal regions of Provence to the windward English Channel in the north. France is suitable for a holiday - both in summer and winter. The miles of sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and the rugged Mediterranean coastline are a magnet for seaside holidaymakers during the warm season. In the winter months, first-class ski areas in the Pyrenees and the Alps attract skiers from all over Europe.

Fasten your skis...

...and off to the slopes! Where? In Europe's largest skiing area. Les 3 Vallées- Val Thorens/Les Menuires/Méribel/Courchevel offers pure skiing fun with 600 km of slopes. On easy (blue marked), medium (red) and difficult (black) slopes there is something for every skier. The little ones can let off steam on the toboggan run and make the children's land of the French ski school ESF unsafe.

Surfing

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The Atlantic coast is a paradise for surfers or those who still want to become one. The best hotspots are located on the 300 km long beach between the Gironde estuary near Bordeaux and the small surfer village Biarritz on the Spanish border - here you will certainly find a suitable wave. The coast is sparsely populated with relatively small holiday resorts and many camping sites in the pine forests. The high season is July and August, after that the tourists get less and the waves bigger.

France has a lot to offer for water rats. Enjoy nature from the water on a canoe trip in the Dordogne valley or rather adventurous climbing, abseiling and jumping in gorges while canyoning? There is something for everyone!

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France is known for its extraordinary culture and is popular with many tourists all over the world. Everywhere in the country different dialects are spread, which constitutes the charm of the republic. However, the purest French is spoken in the capital, the "Coeur du pays" (heart of the country).

"Paris I love you" - The famous film title from the year 2006 confesses the love for the city - rightly. Paris enchants with its romantic streets and baroque buildings. With more than 200 art galleries, 100 theatres and 160 museums, the city is considered a top-class cultural landscape. So if you are also interested in culture and history as a balance to the sports programme, you will find the biggest offer here.

Wine regions

As a wine lover you have to taste the best wines of the country. Especially in the region around Bordeaux, the home of Bordeaux wine, many wine tours and tastings are offered. But also in Burgundy the famous Chardonnay or Pinot Noir can delight the palate. Provence is said to be one of the most beautiful wine regions of France. This region is one of the only French regions to specialise in rosé wine.

All regions

Auvergne

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Discover Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes far off popular routes and experience unforgettable outdoor adventures. In search for trip ideas? Our individual travel guide allows you to effortlessly plan your ideal trip to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Bretagne

Brittany

Brittany offers an endless feast of experiences for travelers. Need some travel tips? With your online guide you can plan your journey to Brittany without any effort. Gather information on trips throughout the region, events you should not miss, the most outstanding sights and accomodation.
Burgund

Burgundy

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is the kind of location that tourists return to repeatedly. Need travel tips? This unique guide allows you to comfortably plan your ideal trip to Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.
Die Kathedrale Sainte-Croix d’Orléans im Hintergrund

Centre-Val de Loire

Centre is a renowned place to visit amongst outdoor enthusiasts. Are you looking for trip ideas? Our travel guide provides you with the best adventures that Centre has to offer.
Korsika

Corsica

Corsica offers an endless feast of experiences for tourists. Do you need travel recommendations? With our online guide you can plan your trip to Corsica very comfortably.
Champagne-Ardenne

Grand Est

Grand Est is a renowned destination amongst outdoor fanatics. Need travel tips? This exclusive travel guide allows you to smoothly plan your perfect travel to Grand Est.
Cap Blanc Nez bei Calais

Hauts-de-France

Hauts-de-France provides an endless feast of experiences for travelers. Are you looking for travel recommendations? With this online guide you can plan your trip to Hauts-de-France very easily.
Der Louvre-Palast in Paris

Île-de-France

If you are dreaming of an action packed holiday, there is no better location than Ile-de-France. Looking for some travel recommendations? Your unique guide allows you to plan your ideal vacation. Get inspired by tours throughout the region, events, the most notable sights as well as places to stay.
Basse-Normandie

Normandy

Discover Normandy far off the beaten paths. Need some travel suggestions? Our online travel guide provides you with the best things of interest that Lower Normandy has to offer. Get exclusive info on trips throughout the region, all events, tips for places to visit as well as places to stay.
Die Dordogne in der Region Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine

The options for tourists in Nouvelle-Aquitaine are dazzling and tempting. Eager to get some trip ideas? Your individual travel guide allows you to quickly plan your perfect jaunt.
Der Place de la Comédie in Montpellier

Occitania

Leave the well beaten paths and discover Okzitanien on your own. Are you looking for some travel recommendations? With our online guide you can plan your journey to Okzitanien effortlessly.
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau

Pays de la Loire

If you are planning an active holiday, you have to consider Pays de la Loire. Are you looking for travel tips? Our unique travel guide allows you to comfortably plan your ideal jaunt.
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Leave the well beaten paths and discover the Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur on your own. Eager to get travel recommendations? Our travel guide provides you with the best adventures that the Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur has to offer.