The Mediterranean coast stretches between Spain and Italy across seven French departments. Between sand beaches, pebble beaches and calanques, there is a large choice of settings for you to enjoy your holiday at a Mediterranean coast seaside resort. For your accommodation we recommend you choose a privately owned Mediterranean holiday rental property or in one of the two French regions such as Languedoc Roussillon holiday accommodation or in a PACA holiday rental property. Read about the different seaside resorts in our special guides to prepare for your holidays.
With around twenty seaside resorts, the Alpes Maritimes department is one of the major touristic destinations. Contrary to other departments, the Alpes Maritimes seaside resorts are lively and popular all year round and enjoy a high degree of sunlight. Read our guide to find out about the different seaside resorts in the Alpes Maritimes area.
There are around ten seaside resorts along the Bouches du Rhône coastline. In the middle of Provence, the landscapes here vary between lovely sandy beaches and attractive natural areas such as the Calanques or the Camargue. Read our guide to learn more about the Provence coastline in the south of France.
Among the most popular touristic destinations in France, the seaside resorts of the Var offer a choice of sand beaches, pebble beaches and Calanques on the Mediterranean coast. Read our guide to help you choose your next holiday destination. In our guide you will find a lot of useful information on the Var seaside resorts.
Do you like lots of space, great sandy beaches bordered with dunes? Read our guide on the seaside resorts of Hérault and prepare for your next holiday on the Mediterranean coast between the sea and the marshes with large sand dunes where you can enjoy the beaches and a lovely natural setting with numerous animal and bird species such as the pink flamingo.
Situated between the departments of Pyrénées Orientales and Hérault, the seaside resorts of Aude offer you the opportunity to enjoy your holidays with large sand beaches close to numerous historical sites of interest such as the Cathar Chateaux and the Canal du Midi.
The Atlantic Coast stretches from the Spanish border (Basque Country) right up to Finistère on the Point of Brittany and covers 4 regions and 8 departments in France. For holiday rental accommodation along the Atlantic Ocean coast there is a variety of options for seaside apartments or villas in one of the coastal areas including holiday rental properties in Aquitaine, holiday accommodation in Poitou Charentes, a holiday rental property in Pays de la Loire or Brittany. You will find a lot of useful information to help you prepare for your holidays in our Guide to French Seaside resorts.
Divided among three departments, the seaside resorts of Aquitaine offer varied landscapes. To the south, in the Atlantic Pyrenees, can be found a dramatic rocky coastline and in the north, in Landes and Gironde can be found great stretches of sandy beach with dunes bordered by pine trees and magnificent sites such as the Arcachon Basin and Cap Ferret.
In the far north of France, the seaside resorts of the Opal Coast offer a variety of sea and nature landscapes between large sandy beaches, dunes, cliffs and headlands. It is an exceptional coastline to discover during holidays in the Nord Pas de Calais, between the English Channel and the North Sea.