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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

From the sweeping bays of Northern France to the secret coves of the Mediterranean, we dispatched the illustrator Simon Bailly on a special assignment taking in all of France’s most iconic seaside resorts. Bon voyage!
France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

In Touquet-Paris-Plage, the fresh breeze and fine waves are a kitesurfer’s delight.


On the Deauville boardwalk the only thing missing was an ice cream cone…

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

On the Deauville boardwalk the only thing missing was an ice cream cone…

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

Not a soul in sight, taking in the sunrise on the tip of Quiberon’s spur.

How about an aerial view of Arcachon, paragliding over the Dune du Pilat ?

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

How about an aerial view of Arcachon, paragliding over the Dune du Pilat ?

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

Catch some Atlantic surf in Biarritz.

In Cassis, the turquoise Mediterranean sparkles at the bottom of a green and white creek.

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

In Cassis, the turquoise Mediterranean sparkles at the bottom of a green and white creek.

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

Dusk in Provence's most famous village: Saint-Tropez.

France in summer, it’s all about the beaches

Summer is far from over on the Corsican beach of Palombaggia...