With flight times only taking around 1.5 hours and the Eurostar taking under 2.5 hours, France is a convenient and affordable holiday destination for holiday-goers from the UK. What’s more, it doesn’t disappoint when it comes to finding things to do there – with so many activities available for an adventurer, you’ll probably won’t be able to fit everything into your itinerary!
That’s why we’ve handpicked four of the best activities to try out on your adventure holiday in France.
Cycling in Burgundy
The world-famous vineyards in Burgundy are perfect for any adventurer who enjoys good food on their holidays.
With plenty of food-and-wine tours available to try in this region, you can burn calories by cycling around some of the most stunning villages and estates in the area. Which means you can let yourself indulge on fresh bread, cheeses, jambon and, of course, a few glasses of the prestigious wine on an evening.
The Mont Blanc Trail
Perhaps best known for its long-distance skiing routes, the Haute Route is also one of the most scenic treks in Europe, linking Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn. This trek will take you past twelve of the highest peaks in the Alps and you’ll be able to enjoy seeing stunning glaciers, unique wildlife and glistening lakes.
Get closer to nature by booking a camping tour of this trail, such as the ones available at Exodus. That way, you can get the most out of the spectacular scenery and experience the exciting high alpine towns of Chamonix and Zermatt without missing a thing.
Brittany’s Emerald Coast
Holiday-goers who enjoy a leisurely stroll and taking in the sights on foot will love Brittany’s coastal path. As well as the stunning views, the trail offers a huge variety of quality food to sample and affordable hotels to rest your head each evening.
Perfect for foodies (especially seafood-lovers), you can stop at the many restaurants and cafes on the route to try mussels, oysters, seafood crepes, as well as tarte tatin, croissants and an exquisite glass of wine.
The Southern Alps
Snowshoe walks, kayaking, zipwires, skiing – the southern French Alps are a dream for adrenaline junkies of any age. If you’re looking for a family holiday destination in France, you can visit the adventure park at Jungle Laye or enjoy the dramatic landscapes by exploring on foot. Although the Alps are more often associated with winter adventure breaks, there’s plenty to do all year round and you’re guaranteed to have an exhilarating and exiting family holiday.
When planning your next holiday, choose France for the finest food and wine, breath-taking views and fun activities that are perfect for all ages. Just a short flight or train journey away from the UK, it’s the perfect spot to have your next adventure.