If running has the advantage of being able to be practiced (almost) everywhere, running on the waterfront remains a special experience. Often synonymous with magnificent landscapes, waterfronts also offer a whole universe of sounds and smells that invite you to escape. From the sound of the waves to the cries of the seagulls and the scent of iodine and seaweed, a change of scenery is guaranteed. We have compiled for you our most beautiful seaside routes, from Italy to Iceland and New Zealand. Put your sneakers on!
With coasts of the Atlantic, the English Channel and the Mediterranean, France has enough to delight all the lovers of seaside running. And if all of them have their charms and advantages, Corsica has undeniable assets. Known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and picturesque landscapes, Ajaccio is certainly one of the most beautiful places to run by the water. From the citadel to the Palais Fesch, our route The Corsican capital invites you to discover the "imperial city", while following the coastline.
A popular seaside resort in the south of England, Brighton is the perfect place to get a breath of fresh air. With more than 15 kilometers of seaside paths, the city offers many walks under the white cliffs overlooking the English Channel. With our London by the Sea route, explore Brighton from east to west, conquering its heritage. On the program: The Lanes and Kemptown, the Brighton Dome, the Royal Pavilion and, of course, the seafront.
Often considered one of the best cities to live in, Wellington is a runner's paradise. With its beautiful waterfront trails, large parks and nearby hills, New Zealand's vibrant capital city delivers on all fronts. For the more adventurous, a road follows the waterfront around several bays for almost 30 km. Our route The Little Capital invites you to discover part of it, meeting the city's must-sees and with the magnificent coastline as a backdrop.
Multicultural city, tropical paradise, Miami is a dream destination that has much more to offer than what we can imagine: art deco architecture, street art, nature ... the "magic city" contains many treasures. Thanks to our route A little tour in Miami Beach, discover one of the most famous beaches in the world but not only. Your journey will also take you to the heart of one of the most dynamic and trendy places in the world. You will discover the famous South Beach neighborhood, Ocean Drive, as well as the moving Holocaust Memorial.
Whether you come for its paradisiacal beaches, its authentic atmosphere or its thousand-year-old past, Mahdia will surely seduce you. The coastal city is indeed one of the most beautiful in Tunisia and has a very rich cultural and historical heritage. In spite of an important tourist development, the city remains a quiet port, renowned for its fishing, its silk industry and its olive groves. With our route On the Mahdia peninsula, let yourself be rocked by the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, and discover one of the pearls of Tunisia.
Reykjavik is a city on a human scale and can be discovered on foot. From its architecture to the breathtaking view on the mountains of Faxa Bay, there is something for everyone. In spite of the not always mild temperatures in winter, the Icelandic capital is an ideal place to run when the weather is nice. With our Heart of the City route, run around the world's northernmost capital. Explore the center of Reykjavik and admire its monuments, such as the Solfar, the Harpa, or its impressive and unique cathedral.
Generous, quirky but also rich and authentic, Havana is a multi-faceted city that leaves no one indifferent. With its old mansions and its old colored American cars, the city is as if frozen in time, but this is what makes all its charm. Our route The City of Columns will take you to the must-sees of the Cuban capital, from the old town to the Malecón. Between colonial and modern architecture, Havana is the city of all paradoxes. We let you discover why...
With its casino, its villas and its millionaires, the principality of Monaco is often associated with luxury and glitter. But it is also a city of history and future, built to match the ambition of the House of Grimaldi. A true open-air museum, the City of Princes amazes and dazzles with its Casino Square, its Princely Palace and its Oceanographic Museum. From the famous Rock to the Larvotto beach, our route A city of luxury will take you on a tour of the principality, between land and sea.
One of the oldest Mediterranean cities, Syracuse charms with its cobblestone streets, baroque palaces and bold churches. Steeped in history, the city is full of monuments, ruins and breathtaking views. Venture into the heart of its authentic historic center, between historic monuments and relaxing squares, with our Ortygia Island route. A must-see when visiting the Sicilian provincial capital, the small island has some of the most beautiful waterfronts in Sicily. Not to be missed!
La Rochelle, capital of the Charente-Maritime, stands on the Atlantic Ocean. Recognizable by its medieval towers, the "white city" knows how to put its assets forward to make visitors fall under its charm. Rich of a thousand-year-old history, it shelters numerous treasures and its harbor and its seafront give it a particular softness of life. Our route The Protestant capital will lead you on the tracks of the Huguenots, passing by the Saint-Louis cathedral and the Protestant Temple, to discover the astonishing religious history of La Rochelle.
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