Sports vacations in France: where to go ?
The year 2020 has been marked by a long period of confinement, so now that we can go outside again, the temptation is present to spend a maximum with a sporty vacation. Discover with us some ideas for a vacation under the sign of health and outdoor recreation.
What sports vacations are possible in France? ?
In the perspective of to spend a sporty vacation, several strategies are available to you. You will be able to have the embarrassment of the choice for original vacations while remaining in France.
Mountain biking vacations
First of all, opt for freedom with a mountain bike vacation. A rental car or your own will do very well for an original vacation where you can discover unknown landscapes, still untouched and far from the tourist trails. You are free to enjoy long rides with your family or friends on trails specially designed for this sport or to go on a total adventure.
Fresh air and sunbathing await you.
Whether you are an experienced sportsman or not, a mountain bike escapade could seduce you, by selecting the right course adapted to your level, you will spend a unique moment.
Water sports vacations
For summer vacations, many vacationers prefer to go to the seaside, a summer destination par excellence. But for a more sporty vacation, leave your beach towel and umbrellas behind for a few moments and exchange them for machines and surfboards.
Water sports are numerous and many beach destinations offer beginners’ courses for novices or equipment rental for the more experienced looking for independence and thrills.
Winter and summer vacations can be spent skiing. The winter sport Skiing is a discipline that many French people like to practice every year, it must be said that many mountain ranges are present in the country leaving everyone the opportunity to enjoy the powder without going too far from home.
If the best time to go skiing is of course in February/March or at the end of the year, the spring vacations always welcome a little snow and in the summer you can swap your skis for a pair of hiking boots to walk in the open air and discover the unique and majestic landscapes that only France can offer us.
A yoga vacation
If you want to refocus on yourself, to relax while waking up your muscles during your vacations, look no further: yoga is for you ! Indeed, some hotels and/or groups of amateurs of this sport organize vacations especially centered on yoga. You will leave in a soothing space, with people who are passionate about the same discipline as you. The opportunity to practice the discipline on a daily basis but also to relearn how to eat healthy, for a healthy mind in a healthy body.
On the other hand, if you don’t want to commit to such a concept, many tourist destinations offer courses in their range of activities. The opportunity to learn or continue practicing this sport to start the new year with good resolutions.
If you want to discover the beauty of France, one activity is particularly recommended for your vacation: hiking. An ideal activity to discover with family or friends to walk at your own pace but above all to discover sumptuous landscapes nestled in the forest, in the mountains or even by the sea. As a reward for your efforts, the touring route These routes generally offer postcard-perfect views that are only accessible on foot.
If you are not sure, don’t hesitate to ask the local tourist office for information on the different routes available. Many levels of intensity are often offered so that even the less experienced can safely enjoy the moment.
Where to go on a sports vacation in France ?
For sports vacations, France offers many possible destinations. Whatever your ideal sports vacation, you can easily choose to go to the South of France. This part of the country is indeed familiar with many landscapes and as many possible sports activities: magnificent hiking or mountain bike trails, the possibility of doing water sports on the Mediterranean Sea or in the Atlantic Ocean, a restful setting and conducive to cures and yoga stays, you will certainly find your happiness.
In addition, don’t hesitate to go to the Jura or Savoie, in summer or winter, to practice various activities far from the crowds that often seize the more popular places. You will be able to practise many sporting activities for a more reasonable budget but also and especially by taking advantage of the calm and the beauty of the still rough and natural landscapes.
Why spend such a vacation this year ?
This year, the whole world has been shaken by the epidemic of COVID-19, a major plague that has forced all the countries of the world to confine themselves to the. If today the confinement is behind us, it is necessary to note that all the nations did not leave in the same way the sanitary crisis. So to stay safe and not take unnecessary risks, it is good to stay in France this year.
Especially since the French borders are not yet fully reopened.
So to discover our country in an original way, opt for sports vacations is ideal. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful days without too much contact with others (thus respecting the barrier gestures and social distancing) but also spending energy thanks to sport. Less restrictive than the rest of the year, the vacations are an opportunity to burn calories with pleasure without even really realizing the effort provided.
Finally, opting for a sporting vacation will allow you to discover unsuspected places because they are only accessible by mountain bike, on foot or on a surfboard, or simply places where you would not necessarily have had the idea to go and/or to linger. No doubt that spent in such a way your sports vacations in France this year 2020 will mark you for a long time.