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5 spots in France for adrenaline junkies
Posted on 22/06/2018

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Do you like to take risks and live life on the edge? Do you love taking on challenges regardless of whether you're an expert or a beginner? It's no secret that those with the most courage have the most fun. In France, there are certain places that were made for thrill seekers. Have read to discover them.

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  • Glide like a bird whilst paragliding on the Dune of Pilat
    Glide like a bird whilst paragliding on the Dune of Pilat

    Truly a beautiful sight, paragliding is a sensational sport that lets you to flyover sites that are naturally protected by the Dune of Pilat. The practical side of flying is in full force when overlooking the sites. Add a bit of excitement to your life when flying by turning, rolling and bending over to scope the surroundings of the Dune of Pilat.

  • Bungee jump from Artuby's bridge
    Bungee jump from Artuby's bridge

    Bungee jumping from a bridge is cool, but launching yourself off the highest in Europe at 182 meters high is even more magical. Why not master the hardest challenge of them all? Do you know the joys of weightlessness from the first rebound of the elastic whilst you are totally secure with an unobscured view of the Verdon Gorges? You will have to take on some advice before flinging yourself off the bridge. Get close to one of the pros, who will inform you about all matters concerning rules and security. To take part you must be at least 15 years old, have parental permission and weigh between 50kg and 130kg. All equipment is provided for by the professionals and if you have a go-pro do not forget to bring it along!

  • Canoe in the Gorges of Chassezac
    Canoe in the Gorges of Chassezac

    Canoeing is one of the best activities for adventure junkies. France boasts many exceptional places such as the Gorges of Chassezac which are placed in natural canyons that are suitable to this exercise whilst your toboggans glide over the limestone rock. This incredible place is meant to be shared between friends or families. Pass through the waterfalls and swim in the clean waters. It is essential that anyone who wants to enjoy this activity knows how to swim, is in good physical health and has a minimum age of 12 years old.

  • Wingsuit fly in Mont Blanc
    Wingsuit fly in Mont Blanc

    Find your best squirrel wingsuit and head to Mont Blanc, Aiguille du Midi. This type of extreme sports is becoming more and more accepted in and around France. What's more, Mont Blanc offers a unique spectacle in the world with its uniquely pointed and shaped mountains like no other.

  • Travel around Corsica on a quad bike
    Travel around Corsica on a quad bike

    The cycle-tour of Corsica is on the rise. It's no wonder that this fun activity is becoming more and more popular. Corsica is a beautiful island of pure excellence that boasts forest trails, small mountain roads, beautiful beaches and winding alleyways. However, it is best to come here with the right equipment and perhaps some developed skills as some gradients may be difficult to climb. You can discover the incredible and natural landscapes with or without a guide. Whether you decide to walk along the 124km stretches of Castagniccia Mare E Monti or take a squad-bike this truly awakening experience is a way to appreciate the simple pleasures of nature from a different perspective.

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