About Defi Atlantique

Defi Atlantique focuses on informing online readers about the Atlantic oceans that border France. We have dedicated various posts on providing information about French family holidays, places to stay, and the history behind all that is France today!

The main blog post topics you can expect from us:

– Marseille – the history of the oldest city in France

– Atlantic Oceans – the North Atlantic ocean and the oceanic border between the United

Kingdom and France

– French holiday experiences

– Activities and water sports in France

– Modes of transport to get you to and around France



Originally founded by the Greeks in 600 BC, this city has a history that goes way past just being the oldest city in France. We explore what Marseille used to be and how it has developed over the years to become the breathtaking French city it is today. We delve into the different kinds of weather to expect at different times of the year. This is helpful when you’re planning your next holiday in Marseille and expect the best weather for your outdoor itinerary.


The Atlantic Oceans

France is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean which is also referred to as the Bay of Biscay. We explore the depths of the North Atlantic Ocean and how the borders of France and Spain connect, as well as The Channel which connects France with Great Britain. We also take a closer look at how the Atlantic Oceans affect the weather conditions in and around Europe.


French Holiday Experiences

Most of us have fantasized about the romance one can experience in France thanks to French films produced over the years. However, we take a closer look at just what you could expect from a holiday in Marseille, France. Whether you’re with your significant other or on a family get-together, there are landmarks to see and plenty foods to try!


Activities and Water Sports in France

If you’re wondering what you and your family can do while holidaying in France, we have the answer for you. We have listed most of the popular watersports adventures you can partake in as well as general activities such as sightseeing and the likes. Water sports range from extreme to low-key. For example, extreme sports like white water rafting, high-speed boating, or kite surfing. Low-key activities include scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, or sailing.

Modes of Transport

It’s always a good idea to know beforehand how you can get to and around France. After all, it is the third largest country in Europe! We have dedicated a post on the different types of public transport services available when you are in the country as well as the most budget-friendly and efficient ways to get to France from whichever destination you’re traveling from. Forms of public transport include buses, trains, subways, taxis, and trams.


We hope you find all and everything you need from us about France and the magical experiences it has in store for you!