Wild Swimming France

Wild Swimming France : 1000 most beautiful rivers, lakes, waterfalls, hot springs & natural pools of France

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The best-selling Wild Swimming series returns to France for an expanded guide to best places to cool off this summer, including new coverage of Central and Northern France.
Over 750 locations, including 300 new locations in Normandy, Ile, Champagne, Burgundy, Centre, Limousin, Auvergne and Aquitaine.
Dive into the grand cascades of Auvergne, Jura and the Alps
Dip in the emerald-green plunge pools and gorges of Provence
Swim beneath the great chateaux of the Loire and Dordogne.
Discover the unspoilt crater lakes of the Massif Central
Soak in secluded hot springs in the woodlands of the Pyrenees.
Bathe, picnic and canoe at willow dappled river beaches in Burgundy, Champagne & Limousin
Combining dazzling photos, engaging writing and all the practical information you'll need, from maps, directions, grid references and walk-in times to recommendations for canoe trips, bike rides, riverside campsites and lakeshore restaurants.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 170 x 210 x 22.86mm | 793.79g
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 850 photos, 22 maps
  • 191063624X
  • 9781910636244
  • 27,497

Table of contents

Introduction to Wild Swimming
Safety and Directions
Jura and Franche Comte
Central Alpes
Haut Var and Verdon
Vaucluse and Haute Provence
Volcans d'Auvergne & Haute-Dordogne
Northern Auvergne
Eastern Pyrenees, Corbieres & Roussillon
Western Pyrenees & Aquitaine
Lot, Cele & Aveyron
Dronne & Isle in Perigord
Charentes & Vienne in Limousin
Indre & Creuse in Limousin
La Loire
Morvan & Bourgogne
Normandy, Ile & Champagne
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Review quote

"Excellent, an essential guide for anyone planning a dreamy summer of camping, picnics and swimming." --Daily Telegraph
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About Daniel Start

Daniel Start is an award-winning travel writer and photographer. He is the author of the best-selling Wild Swimming France, Wild Swimming UK, Hidden Beaches and several Wild Guides. Founder of Wild Things Publishing (UK small press of the year), he lives with his family at the confluence of two rivers in rural Somerset, England.
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