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The Best Swimming in France

Looking for the best swimming 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 swimming spots in and near France

  • 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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  • 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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  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

    Surf Lafitenia

    Lafitenia is a right hand point break that is located in the Basque country of Southern France.  This wave breaks most frequently during the winter time.  Waves can get decently big so always make sure to check the forecast!   Parking can be found in the lot on top of the hill.
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