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Mediterranean picnic

A chic foodie cruise off Marseille

From the Calanques to the Côte Bleue, and the island of Frioul to Corniche Kennedy, Marseille can…

Magical island

6 mysteries surrounding Mont-Saint-Michel

For 13 centuries, this rocky island, nestling in the heart of a huge, beautiful bay has been home…

With the kids

3 days in Marseille: ready for a dose of bracing…

Sunny days in Marseille are plentiful and the call of the sea is strong. Head to Marseille and…

New look

The beaches of the Mediterranean as you’ve never…

Why not take a look at the resorts of the south of France with fresh eyes? This is what artist Maia…

Divine diving

New Caledonia: learn it like a fish in 6 lessons

In 2018, New Caledonia celebrates the 10th anniversary of its lagoons making the UNESCO World…

Another view on the sea

Maia Flore’s marine poetry

Atout France gave artist-photographer Maia Flore a blank canvas to put her poetic visual stamp on…

Indiscretion

The new Fondation Carmignac in Porquerolles

20 years ago, Edouard Carmignac fell in love with La Courtade, a farmhouse in Porquerolles. On 2…

Iodized delicacy

We participated in the sea urchin harvest in…

Holidays by foot, by kayak or dug-out canoe

A family trip to meet the wild seals of the Baie…

With its sand, shingle and salt meadows, the coast of Picardy is packed with natural treasures. A…

Sea depths magic

Behind the scenes of the new Nausicaà, we’ve…

The National Sea Centre at Boulogne-sur-Mer in the Hauts-de-France region offers its visitors an…

A challenge for humankind

Dive the coral reefs of the French islands with…

This photojournalist has been passionate about the underwater world for as long as he can remember.…

Cycling

Get out more: running races and cycle routes in…

Home to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Vendée Globe, the Atlantic Loire Valley has sport high on…

Preview

Grand Nausicaá: what awaits you at the largest…

On 19 May 2018, Nausicaá is increasing in scope with a new visitor experience, ‘Voyage en Haute…

Climb the highest sand dune in Europe

Eight beautiful reasons to explore the Bay of…

Small oyster-farming ports, sandy beaches, pine forests ... the Bassin d'Arcachon is located 30…

Cycling

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in Pays de…

With its 2,800km of cycle routes, few French regions are better suited to two-wheeled exploration…

A visit to Mont-Saint-Michel

How to spend a perfect family day out at…

Its silhouette stands out from a thousand: an extraordinary perched village on an island in the…

Sport

Brittany's Great Outdoors

Brittany is an outdoor explorer’s paradise, with a wonderfully varied geographical character and…

FUNDAMENTALS

The islands of Guadeloupe: what to do, what to…

There's no such thing as one Guadeloupe—this archipelago between the Atlantic and the Caribbean …

Seaside

Capturing the sea in Normandy

In Jullouville, Normandy, Eloi de La Monneraye takes photos of the sea. That seems natural, even…

Life's a beach

One beach, one day, in Saint Bart's

Beach bums in search of luxury, sand and pleasure, take note: you can spend 15 days in St. Barts…

Seaside

How I manage not to get to the beach in Guadeloupe

What if the best part of a holiday was in the unexpected twists and turns? In France, you have to…

Seaside

Wandering around Brest with Mathieu Le Gall

Brest and the Plougastel peninsula are located at the furthest tip of Brittany. The photographer…

Culture

Marseille

Feel our top 5 sensory experiences in Marseille… See panoramic views of the Mediterranean from…

Seaside

The unique landscapes of Corsica

The Island of Beauty boasts an incredible palette of scenery, including 1,000km of coastal…

Seaside

The Corsican resorts

Discover Corsica, a real mountain in the sea also known as the Isle of Beauty! With its 1,000km of…

Culture

Feel Corsica

South of the Côte d’Azur and north of the Italian island of Sardinia, Corsica is a land of…

City breaks

Deauville

Visit Deauville in Normandy: a glamorous, arty beach resort and centre for horses with fabulous…

Culture

A little taste of Mont Saint-Michel

Imagine you’re on Mont Saint-Michel as the spring tide comes in. High on the medieval ramparts,…

Nature

Rendez-vous at Île d'Yeu in Vendée

Just off the coast of the Vendée region lies a gem. A shining diamond, filled with untamed lands…

Seaside

Le Touquet-Paris-Plage

Feel Le Touquet-Paris-Plage with our top 5 sensory experiences… See the panoramic views from the…