Word Of The Week - French

Posted at 9:36 am on 13th June, 2017

faire de la voile – to go sailing

Sailing is a popular sport in France and it is home to the Vendée Globe – a gruelling around the world yacht race. With fabulous coastlines France has many summer sailing schools for children. A particularly beautiful area to explore by boat is Provence where you can sail up les Calanques (steep-sided limestone inlets) which are very dramatic.