Any French Riviera Beach Reccs?

Apr 27th, 2015, 05:04 AM
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Any French Riviera Beach Reccs?

I am planning a 10 night France trip for July, in and out of Paris. We will have 5-6 nights for the beach piece. We are considering Corsica, but am wondering if any of the French Riviera beaches are exceptionally beautiful? Beautiful to me is fairly undeveloped, takes some work to get to, beautiful clear water, doesn't really matter if it's rocky or sandy. We would take the train to Nice and grab a car rental. The wild, undeveloped beaches of Corsica appeal greatly, but, maybe there's other beaches I should look at? Thank you!
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Apr 27th, 2015, 05:26 AM
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IF you haven't bought your air tickets yet, might I suggest flying into Paris and home from Nice or vice versa. It should cost much more that RT via Paris and you will get a bit more time to enjoy either Paris or the coast.

Can't help with the beach part; others will reply. My immediate thought is that you may have a difficult time per your definition for beaches along the Riviera.
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Apr 27th, 2015, 10:00 AM
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West of St-Tropez, Pampalone and Tahiti beaches are very nice, broad, sandy beaches.. We stayed above the beaches in the hills in Ramateulle.
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Apr 27th, 2015, 02:07 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions! Those beaches mentioned look pretty nice. I'll do some research.
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Apr 28th, 2015, 02:46 AM
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I'm also open to outside the riviera- thank you!
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Apr 28th, 2015, 06:54 AM
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My favourite section of the Côte d'Azur is the Esterel coast between St. Raphael and Cannes. There you find dramatic red cliffs, rocky coves, crystal clear water. The most beautiful coves have pebble beaches, which means the water is especially clear. You park your car at the road and then you have to walk down steep stairs to the beach. The coves are called "calanques".

The most beautiful beaches are in a protected wilderness area between Antheor and Miramar. For an example, look here:

http://www.plagesmed.fr/plages/var/a...e-maubois.html

If you prefer sand, you may try this beautiful beach in Agay (Plage du Camp Long):

http://www.plages.tv/detail/plage-du...ong-agay-83530
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Apr 28th, 2015, 07:36 AM
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< It should cost much more that RT via Paris and you will get a bit more time to enjoy either Paris or the coast.>

Thinking she meant it shouldN'T cost much more than RT Paris.
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Apr 28th, 2015, 10:38 AM
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Thank you!
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