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    Looking for the best photography 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 Photography Spots in and near France

    • Paris, France

      Explore Rue Crémieux

      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)

      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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    • Étretat, France

      Explore the Cliffs of Étretat

      5 mi / 394 ft gain
      Étretat is a small tourist and farming town on the coast of Normandy, best known for its coastal cliffs. It features wide pebbled beaches, natural arches and an eroded rock—and hiking trails connecting them all together. I didn't spend much time in town, but it looked like a great little place to...
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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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    • Boëge, France

      Hike to Signal des Voirons

      Begin at the marked path to the right of the parking lot, near the monastery. The trail is steep at first, but this lasts only for a few meters, in the undergrowth. When you leave the woods, follow the paved road for about one hundred meters, then turn left at the slope, indicated by an arrow sig...
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    • Valensole, France

      Photograph the Lavender fields of Plateau de Valensole

      14.9 mi
      Ideal for a day trip or a series of little hikes throughout various fields, the Plateau de Valensole is located in the Provence region of France.Every year in late June and early July you'll find lavender fields filled with purple blooms. Sunset creates a beautiful scene as it dips behind the sur...
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    • Tignes, France

      Hike to Lac La Plagne in the French Alps

      7.5 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
      This beautiful hike features ribbon and horse tail waterfalls backdropped behind wildflowers and grazing dairy cows along the creek descending the mountain. Though there are some steep sections to the hike, this day outing is accessible by all levels of adventurer.Getting thereAfter a short driv...
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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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    • Beaufort, France

      Snowshoe the Cormet de Roselend

      18.6 mi / 2986 ft gain
      The Roselend mountain pass is known in the cycling world for being part of the Tour de France, but in the winter it is essentially deserted. There are a few old buildings, a small electrical station and you'll perhaps see some locals out for a ski, but my bet is you'll feel magnificently alone in...
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    • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

      Explore the Le Brévent Summit Alpine Area

      Begin this hike by either making the 3.5 hour hike from the town of Chamonix to the top of Le Brévent (roughly 4,900 ft gain), or take the Brévent cable car to the top.(31€ roundtrip). Once at the summit take a moment to enjoy the 360° view, the fun is only getting started. After getting your fil...
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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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    • Marseille, France

      Hike the "Calanques de Marseille"

      You can go there either by car, boat, or bus and then start hiking.I personnally did it using the bus service. It is quite simple, but since we were not in the high season, there was not a lot of bus going there. From Marseille, you need to go to the metro station Castellane and take the bus 19 t...
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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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    • 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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