Every year, millions of people head to the beach for their summer holiday. With over 3,000km of coastline, a holiday in France can satisfy your craving for the beach and offer so much more.
When you think of beaches in france, the first place that springs to mind is the glamourous Côte d'Azur with it's upmarket resorts and classy beach clubs.
This coastline, also referred to as the French Riviera offers lively beaches with first class people watching opportunities as well as all the usual beach activities including diving, boat trips and water sports.
The beaches of the Languedoc in the South of France are much quieter, with miles of unspoilt sandy beaches perfect for families. Windsurfing is particularly popular in this region.
Collioure is probably the most picturesque seaside resort in the Languedoc, with several small bays for safe swimming and a pretty old town with cobbled streets and an abundance of restaurants and shops, including an excellent weekly market.