The Best Chillin in France

Looking for the best chillin in France? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around France. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near France

  • Paris, France

    Explore Rue Crémieux

    4.5
    A street so small and non-descript that unless you plan to visit it or stumble onto it, is something that could be easily missed. A quirky street in the heart of Paris, Rue Crémieux is a tiny yet enormously colorful street and a great place to explore for photographersThe street, which is pedestr...
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  • Paris, France

    Explore Paris’ Wall of Love (Le mur des je t'aime)

    3.7
    Located in the Montmarte district of Paris, the Wall of Love--or as the French call it Le mur des je t'aime--is an off-the-beaten-path place to explore. For a city known for so many different sights to see, a simple wall full of "I Love You" over and over is easy to get lost in the mix. However, ...
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  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

    Hike to Le Lac Blanc

    5 mi / 1657 ft gain
    This adventure begins at the Flégère gondola in Les Praz (a village in the NorthEast section of Chamonix), which is easy to get to with the free Chamonix bus. Take the Flégère gondola to La Flégère, situated at 1894 meters (6,213 feet). The ride up itself shouldn't take more than ten minutes, but...
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  • Reims, France

    Bike along the Canal de la Marne a l'Aisne between Reims and Sillery

    10.6 mi
    There is nothing as romantic as a slow bike along a canal in rural France. If you talk to your hotel, guest house or AirBnB, they should be able to help you rent a bike. Ours were delivered and were only 20 Euros per day. Once you have the bikes, just head to the canal. It's a really easy to find...
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  • Talloires-Montmin, France

    Hike and Camp La Tournette

    3.9 mi / 2854.3 ft gain
    It is at the place called Chalet de l'Aulp (1424 m) that we began this walk. This is after the tarmac road terminus. A small remark: the stony road but carrossable continues to the chalet where you can park your car. But you can also start it from a place called Les Prés Ronds (1216 m). At the ch...
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  • Marlenheim, France

    Drive the Route des Vins d'Alsace. Alsace Wine Road

    110 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Alsacian Wine road is a 110 mile long scenic road at the foothills of the Vosges Mountains. The road begins at Marlenheim in Northern Alsace and ends south of the city of Thann in the south. The road goes through 73 scenic and historic villages. There are over 300 wine cellars offering tours ...
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  • Crozon, France

    Hike La Pointe de Dinan, Bretagne

    1.2 mi
    An easy walk through and all around "La pointe". It's a loop that you can do in both ways. Just follow the tracks. It will take half an hour to do the circle. I did it with flip flops but I recommand proper shoes.
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  • Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France

    Kitesurf at Beauduc Beach in the Camargue National Park

    The road to Beauduc plage is already an adventure by itself, most of the navigation systems are getting lost. On top of that, cell phone reception is spotty at its best, so make sure to print some directions before hitting the road!This is a very remote spot on a large beach, the next supermarket...
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  • Rouet, France

    Hike the Cliff of Hortus

    6.5 mi / 1476.4 ft gain
    You can park your car at the crossroad between the D122 and the D17E6 roads. There are some spaces in the shadow on the side of the road, as well as a little bit further up the road D122 (but no shadow). From the crossroad, take the road D122 going to Rouet (there is a sign) and then after 50m ta...
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  • Notre-Dame-de-Londres, France

    Hike through the Gorge of Lamalou

    5 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    From the carpark, cross the bridge of Masclac (be carefull, cars are not always friendly) and take West on the path just after the bridge. Follow the old marks red and white., or the yellow dots on the ground. The path is obvious in the middle of the bushes, it goes close to the Lamalou, then up ...
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  • Angers, France

    Visit the Angers Castle

    Great visit to the castle, museum and gardens.  The castle is very impressive. Also took the time to visit the city of Angers.
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  • Villeneuve-le-Roi, France

    Stroll along the Seine River

    4.8
    The Seine river runs through the middle of Paris with many different sights to behold.  It's a great place to take a morning jog or sunset stroll if you want to see Paris. Make several different stops to Notre Dame, the Eiffel Towel, etc. Paris has a lot of bakeries so you can fill up on snacks w...
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  • Chartres, France

    Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres

    Take the time to explore the interior as well as the exterior of this great cathedral. Get your share of pictures of this historic location and be sure to take the time to explore the old city of Chartres.
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  • Biarritz, France

    Explore the Phare de Biarritz

    5.0
    This lighthouse is located north of Grande Plage beach. It's a great place to explore because it provides scenic vistas of downtown Biarritz, as well as the northern town of Anglet. The lighthouse has a couple of grassy areas where people can picnic while watching the ocean. It's all and all a gr...
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  • Biarritz, France

    Surf Cote des Basques

    5.0
    Cote des Basques is a popular longboarding surf spot in Biarritz, France.  It is also a great place to learn how to surf on the French coast.  Waves here are mellow and there are often very large crowds. It is a beach break, so waves break both left and right.  When the swell picks up the wave is...
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  • Biarritz, France

    Beach Day at Plage de Port Vieux

    4.5
    This nestled cove beach is in the heart of Biarritiz. It's a great place to just relax and enjoy the sun. This is a very popular beach with many locals, so get there early because the beach is relatively small and the good spots fill up rather quickly. It is also a nude beach, which is similar to...
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