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Fishing Holidays in France

France is one of the best destinations for fishing in the world and with a variety of salt and fresh-waters, lakes, oceans and rivers, anglers of every level can enjoy a fishing holiday in the country. In fact, a fishing holiday in France is the perfect excuse to book one the many beautiful holiday homes that the country has to offer. Whether travelling as a couple, alone or with family, France offers a popular and varied fishing environment as well as plenty of sights to keep everyone entertained.


Excellent Fishing

There is excellent fishing all over France so fishing holiday accommodation is easy to come by. The South of France has particularly wide selection of species but there is great carp fishing all over the country. Fly fishing is also an excellent way to spend your holiday, just be sure to purchase a local permit for public fishing, which can be done online in advance. In the north,  Normandy has wonderful trout fishing. A great deal of effort has gone into restoring a number of historic trout rivers. Normandy offers plenty of sights to see and museums to visit for the history or culture buff. There are also a range of theme parks and water parks to keep all ages entertained. Holiday cottages near trout rivers are especially sought after in May when catching fish is easy for even the most inexperienced fisherman. Booking a cottage or house with a well stocked private lake or river is an fabulous way to get some reliable fishing.

Activities For The Whole Family

Being able to take your family with you on a fishing holiday is a real luxury. When choosing a town or village in France for your holiday apartments you will find the picturesque beauty of French towns astounding. The French countryside offers lots of sporting activities such as hiking, mountain biking and horse riding.  There is nothing wrong with just taking time to absorb the culture and soak up the atmosphere of life in rural France. Needless to say sampling the local food and wine that France is so famous for is a high priority for most visitors to the country. In terms of recommendable fishing spots, many consider Lac de Madine in the region of Meurthe-et-Moselle one of the best carp fishing lakes in France. Set in the Lorraine Regional National Park there are a host of activities outside of fishing. Visitors have access to horse riding, cycling and a golf course in addition to the walking and hiking trails around the park. Another place to fish and keep the family happy is Arcachon Bay on the South East coast. Head out for excellent sea fishing while the rest of the family can enjoy the beach, funfair and arcades.

Fishing holidays in France are a perfect family holiday for the keen angler. Nothing beats being able to share your interests with the whole family while keeping everyone happy on holiday. Booking the perfect holiday accommodation is the first step and with easy access to fishing all over France the hardest decision will be where to pick.


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