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