Active Holidays in France

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Discover active holiday spots in France

Explore the wide range of available active holidays in France like a pro-holidaymaker. Whether you are looking for a family adventure, a romantic weekend, or are just getting away from your bustling city life, a well-planned holiday will do you some good. France offers impressive scenery that holds a fascinating history, which will ensure you enjoy your trip to France.

Active Holidays in France: Top Holiday Lettings

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Var, France
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
L'Escarène, Alpes-Maritimes, France
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Six-Fours-les-Plages, Var, France
from £51
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Thiers, 1st arrondissement of Marseille, France
from £24
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4.7
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Pertuis, Vaucluse, France
from £110
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Saint Maurice, Nice, France
from £23
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Baumettes, 9th arrondissement of Marseille, France
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Menton, Alpes-Maritimes, France
from £41
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Var, France
from £95
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The Top Active Holidays In France

Check out this list of holiday destinations in France with exciting options for every time of year! Mountain ranges, cultural hotspots, picturesque landscapes, national parks, and gorgeous beaches - there is no shortage of fantastic destinations and activities in France.

  • 1. French Alps

    This exceptional mountain range offers some of the best skiing resorts in the world. And it doesn't stop at skiing - in fact, not many travellers know the wide variety of activities available. You could get up close with gigantic waterfalls! Go and get your adrenaline fix. Spend the day with adventurous activities, and then nurture your inner child by building an igloo, before settling down to sleep.

  • 2. The Pyrenees

    These beautiful mountains offer an excellent active holiday in France. The spectacular snowcapped landscape is home to over 40 resorts and the famous Pic Du Midi observatory. The Pyrenees provides thrilling climbs and descents for brave travellers. Also, you can enjoy the Cauterets thermal spa, which is an excellent spot for relaxing after a long day of expeditions.

  • 3. Brittany

    This beautiful region in Northern France delivers a variety of picturesque landscapes. Saint-Malo is an island located off the mainland that offers a myriad of exploring opportunities - with its beautiful old chateaus and historic buildings, this destination provides one of the top active holidays in France. You can also learn sand yachting over the vast plateaus of Mont St Michel Bay!

  • 4. Languedoc

    Languedoc offers a long stretch of rugged terrain which holds an important place in history for the French people. For those looking for an active holiday, it also provides an opportunity for trekking and mountain climbing. You will pass through beautiful valleys and little villages like Le Pont-de-Montvert.

  • 5. Provence

    The scenic Roya Valley in Provence offers hiking, biking, climbing, and swimming opportunities. Although the site is not well-known, the nearby Mercantour National park offers high adrenaline activities such as rafting, canyoning, and climbing. Plus, the inhabitants speak good English. If you are on the lookout for a walking holiday in France, look no further. Mercantour offers miles and miles of footpaths around lakes, over rocky mountains, through a gorgeous array of wildlife, around medieval villages, and even takes you the Vallee des Merveilles, with it famous pre-historic engravings.

Best Places to Stay for Active Holidays in France

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Croix de Pierre, Toulouse, France
from £25
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Villeneuve-Loubet, Alpes-Maritimes, France
from £84
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Mazargues, 9th arrondissement of Marseille, France
from £62
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4.8
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