Almost 400 magical places to swim in the wild in France. Based on the the best-selling travel book "Wild Swimming France" by Daniel Start (Wild Things Publishing £14.99, 2012) this app provides all the information you need to visit hundreds of magical rivers, lakes and waterfalls across southern France and the Loire.
Daniel Start returns with a dazzling new travel guidebook app to France, for families and adventurers alike. * Dip in to the emerald-green plunge pools of Provence and swim beneath the great chateaux of the Loire and Dordogne. * Discover the unspoilt crater lakes of the Massif Central or relax in secluded hot springs in the woodlands of the Pyrenees. * Recommendations for canoe trips, bike rides, campsites, restaurants and farmshops. Wild Swimming France contains all the practical information you'll need to lure you off the beaten track to over 400 amazing locations. With stunning photography, 15 maps, and detailed directions, grid references and walk-in times. In vast areas of unspoilt French countryside there is so much to discover, from the tranquil river beaches of the Ardeche and the secret waterfalls of the Languedoc, to the shimmering aquamarine pools of Corsica and the Alps. Wild Swimming France takes you on an aquatic voyage to the wild side of the world's favourite holiday destination and introduce you to parts of France you never knew existed. It provides all the practical information you'll need, from * overview maps and directions, * grid references and walk-in times, to * tips on the best campsites, * places to rent canoes, * farm-shops for picnic supplies, * rural bistros for lazy lunches, * even the best places to skinny-dip France has one of the most diverse and magnificent landscapes in Europe - with a cuisine and culture to match. Its rivers, lakes and waterfalls are the cleanest in Europe and its summers reliably hot - and all just a train ride away.
NOTE: due to the large number of images and places the app is slow to load first time and may not work well (or crash) if many other apps are open in parallel. Please close other apps.
You will find preloaded maps, photos, directions and travel writing to inspire and inform. Most locations comes with stunning photography and include links to IGN detailed 1:25,000 mapping (internet connection required). There is contact information for nearby pubs, campsites and attractions. If you need inspiration you can browse the app by slideshow, list, photo gallery and on an interactive map. Ask the app to find places close to you, or search using postcode, address, star rating, walk-in time, keywords or other features. You can share places on email and Facebook and save favourites too.