3 Dunes to explore in France
France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones with a total of 12 time zones. France has long been a global center of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually.
The Dune of Pilat is known by the locals and French is a big chunk of sand located on the eastern side of Arcachon Bay but on the western coastline of France, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This majestic sand dune is around 500 meters wide and extends for nearly three kilometers and it runs parallel to a shoreline. Due to its exposed location along the sea and steep angle, the Dune of Pilat is a famous paragliding spot with great soaring conditions.
The Médoc district of Bordeaux is a naturally beautiful area of coastal lagoons, sand dunes, and pine forests located on the 45th parallel. It is also a global wine powerhouse and home to four of the world's most prestigious wine villages. There are around 16000 hectares of vineyards within this region. One of the beautiful places to spend your leisure time in the middle of nature.
The Marchand dune national nature reserve is a national nature reserve located in the Hauts-de-France region. Classified in 1974, it occupies an area of 83 hectares and protects one of the dunes of Flanders. Access to the site is free by staying on the marked trails. The reception is located at the Ferme du Nord in Zuydcoote. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can find a nice time there.