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The best seaside towns where to practise water sports

The french coastline has more than 5,400 km of sandy coastline, more than 1,300 km of marsh and mudflat, and more than 2,250 km of rocky coastline. There is enough to practise many sports !

44 places
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Photo of Corse (2A, 2B) by We Love France
[ [ "2A", "Corse-du-Sud", "Corse" ], [ "2B", "Haute-Corse", "Corse" ] ]

Corse

Corse-du-Sud

1. Corse
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Photo of Biscarrosse (40) by DennisBuntrock
[ [ "40", "Landes", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Biscarrosse

Landes

4. Biscarrosse
5
Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Luz (64) by Marianne Casamance
[ [ "64", "Pyrénées-Atlantiques", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

5. Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Île de Ré is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Photo of Île de Ré (17) by Ile-de-re
[ [ "17", "Charente-Maritime", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Île de Ré

Charente-Maritime

6. Île de Ré
7
Photo of Pyla-sur-Mer (33)
[ [ "33", "Gironde", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Pyla-sur-Mer

Gironde

7. Pyla-sur-Mer
8
Photo of Dune du Pilat (33) by Parrad.adrien
[ [ "33", "Gironde", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Dune du Pilat

Gironde

8. Dune du Pilat
10
Photo of Île d’Oléron (17) by François de Dijon
[ [ "17", "Charente-Maritime", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Île d’Oléron

Charente-Maritime

10. Île d’Oléron
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Photo of Biarritz (64) by Florian Pépellin
[ [ "64", "Pyrénées-Atlantiques", "Nouvelle-Aquitaine" ] ]

Biarritz

Pyrénées-Atlantiques

12. Biarritz