France’s beaches are without doubt among the best beaches in the world. Maybe not the most spectacular from the point of view of natural beauty, but the glamor and sophistication that holds the universe French coast, make a visit to the beaches of France is inescapable.
But the key question is, what are the best beaches in France?
The best beach in Corsica: Porto-Pollo.
Corsica is a paradise of beaches. Between Propriano and Bonifacio in southern Corsica sunny beach is Porto-Pollo, a wide arc of white sand in a bay surrounded by green hills. Similar to the Seychelles and Mauritius, but a little less wild. It is ideal for snorkeling, for its crystal clear water full of fish.
The best beach in Britain: Baie d’Audierne, Brittany.
With 2,000 km of coastline is more difficult to avoid the beaches of Brittany to find one. If you want a less crowded beach, go to the Baie d’Audierne, on the west coast of Finisterre. It really looks like the edge of Europe, with 30 kilometers in length, offers calm and relaxation as Pors Carn family beaches.
Best beach for snorkeling French: L’Ile de Riou, Marseille.
Wild, uninhabited and carefully preserved, L’Ile de Riou is accessible only by boat. The beach is the starting point for diving expeditions are conducted throughout the archipelago, and in 2012 will be the heart of Calas National Park (Parc National des Calanques), a submarine forest ideal for swimmers, divers Snorkeling and scuba divers.
The best naturist beach in France: Euronat, Côte d’Argent, Aquitaine.
Surrounded by pine forests and apart from mass tourism, the long golden beach of the Côte d’Argent is a paradise for beach lovers and nature. As expected, this coast there are also some of the best nudist resorts in Europe, a collection of sleepy villages where European families rest and return home with a tan. The stretch of beach has Euronat vigilant on the beaches and cafes and is not overcrowded.
The best French beach for water sports: Plage de l’Almanarre, Hyères, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur.
Best beach for fans of wind is a sandy spit of 4 km that runs from Hyères in the beautiful city of Giens. There is an excellent steady wind on one side, while the other is protected by the islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros. An area is reserved for windsurfing, kitesurfing and funboard, the winds can be wild in winter. The quieter areas are perfect for paddleboards and kayaks. Behind the beach is a salt marsh where pink flamingos nest.