Explore the Coast in video – France is lucky to have the Channel coast to the north, the Atlantic on the West coast, and the glorious Mediterranean to the South.
The Northern coast is approximately 1,130 km long from Brittany to Nord Pas de Calais. The western coastline of France stretches along the Atlantic coast from the Brittany peninsula to the Gironde. Irregular in shape, its is approximately 1,390 km in length. Finally you have the Mediterranean coast, which is about 620 km long and offers some of the best natural harbours.
Perhaps the most famous stretch of coast is the French Riviera or Cote d’Azur which extend from the Italian border in the east to Saint-Tropez, Hyères, Toulon, or Cassis in the west.
Glimpse the French coast in our video below: