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Elephant beach: photos, description (Plage des Elephants)

Elephant beach is one of the most famous beaches of the city and resort of the French Riviera Sainte-Maxime, which is located in the South-East of the country in the region Provence - Alpes - Cote d'azur.

First and foremost, the city is famous for its numerous beaches, famous for their high quality. They have been awarded the Blue flag award, awarded to only the most clean and safe beaches. The length of the city, that is, the free beach is 10 kilometers, and much of the coast is given over to a variety of private beaches, which often have different courses going swimming, water skiing, surfing and other marine sports. One such beach is Elephant beach.

His name is very curious. It is known that Sainte-Maxime has lived the writer Jean de La Brunhoff, author of a series of children's books about funny elephant Babara. In memory of Brunette one of the city's beaches were named after the main character of the books of the famous writer.

Elephant beach, by the way, made history in another way - August 15, 1944 on the coast of this and the closest other city beach landed the troops of the coalition, went to the liberation of Provence.

Elephant beach offers its visitors to rent a jet ski or even jet ski is a high speed sport and pleasure vehicles. Also on the beach operates an expensive restaurant serving local cuisine. This sandy beach, which has some slope of its shoreline. Near the beach there is a Parking lot for many places. It is worth noting that the beaches are allowed to take dogs but they must all the time be kept on a leash.