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Planning an Adventure Holiday? Why you Have to Choose France!


If you’re thinking about planning an adventure holiday, France is a great choice. With fine weather in the spring and summer months, a gorgeous diverse landscape and plenty to do whatever your interests are, heading to France for adventures makes sense.

colle-di-fuori-168766_640Here are just some of the great activities and adventures you can have in France if you’re thinking about heading there on an adventure holiday this year:

Cycling in Normandy

For gorgeous costal scenery it has to be Normandy. Whether you choose to explore to D-Day beaches or head to Cherbourg, the landscape is just perfect for enjoying a leisurely cycling holiday break. There’s plenty of opportunity to take your own bike with you and if you prefer to hire bikes out there it’s really easy to find a hire operator with so many to choose from.

Skiing in the Alps

What better type of adventure holiday than a skiing break. Skiing in the French Alps has to be one of the best ways to experience the thrills of an adventure holiday. Soar down the slopes at speed or even try out snowboarding, then relax with friends afterwards enjoying some après ski drinks in the many bars and chalets.

Hiking in the Countryside

The gorgeous French countryside is perfect for enjoying hiking and walking so be sure to dig your boots out. With a large range of different areas and mountain ranges to choose from you could pick any and be sure to have a great time. Alsace is particularly nice with some stunning panoramic views and the Ballons Des Vosges park to explore. For a more intense walking holiday, you could take a look at the selection available at Exodus Travels, with treks up Mont Blanc and the Pyrenees available.

Sailing in Brittany

For those who’re looking for a challenging adventure break, sailing in Brittany could be just the ticket. The coast is perfect for sailing with a number of sailing schools dotted along depending on the type of sailing it is you’re interested in whether you want to run a skipper yacht or sail a catamaran, there’s opportunities from novices to skilled sailors.

With so many amazing opportunities to enjoy an adventure filled holiday, France is the perfect place to head on your next break. The hardest part of booking an adventure holiday to France is choosing which bit to visit!