Canyoning trips – France

Go for a unique aquatic adventure in a natural gorge!

Add some adrenaline to your trip to the sunny Corsica, discover a canyoning paradise very close to Nice or jump into a crystal water pool in the Jura mountains!



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From the imposing Alps to the French Riviera, there are lot of natural wonders to explore in France. Outdoor lovers can enjoy a myriad of summer and winter adventures, either in the mountains or by the sea. Canyoning is a relatively new and fast-growing sport in the country, which combines swimming in natural pools, thrilling jumps, slides and waterfall rappelling. With the company of a mountain guide, you can find the perfect canyon for you and your group. There are plenty of options, from those suitable for beginners and families with (not so small) children, to those aimed for the most extreme adventurers.



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What’s the weather like?

It depends on the region: the alpine regions have very cold temperatures during the winter and warm summers; while the Mediterranean coasts enjoys mild temperatures almost all year round and can get really hot during the summer month. For a canyoning trip, you’d better travel between late spring and summer.




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How long should I stay?

There are endless things to do in France, so you should stay as long as you can! Most canyoning trips take from a few hours to a whole day. If you are a canyoning addict, you can set out on a week-long full of aquatic adventures in Corsica or the Alpes-Maritimes.

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Best time to visit

From June to October you’ll find the best combination of nice warm weather and canyons with sufficient water.




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We did the Richiusa canyon in July 2018 with Canyoning Corse. Super service from the very beginning. We emailed them our enquiry to go canyoning and they replied within 30 mins and in English too ( a bonus in the mainly French speaking Corsica)! Their emails were polite, welcoming and informative. They fitted us in on the day we wanted and provided all necessary details. On canyoning day we were met by our instructor on time in the easy to find meeting spot. Our instructor was friendly, competent and a great leader. The canyoning experience itself was excellent. The nature was brilliant and after our long walk to the top of the canyon, the descent was fun and full of action the whole time. The Richiusa Canyon provided a good challenge without being scary, with the most beautiful rock pools and water ever!

Excellent. Olivier made us feel safe through out our trip and it was a lot of fun. Great experience.

Trois jours de trek dans les montagnes, trois jours de canyoning. L’équilibre parfait pour découvrir la variété des paysages Corse. La région de Bavella est magnifique et les canyons tous les trois très différents. Le niveau n’est pas trop difficile, nous avons fait environ 12 heures de marche en deux jours sur les sentiers du GR20. Logement dans une ancienne bergerie, super authentique, Aline vous y attend et prépare des bons petits plats. Notre guide Cédric nous a accompagné durant toute la semaine, une perle qui nous a partagé sa passion pour les treks en haute montagne. Très pro, nous nous sommes senties en super sécurité à tout moment.

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