Top 7 best bungee jumps in France

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Want to try bungee jumping but don't know which destination to choose? In France, there are a good number of spots to try bungee jumping, from vertiginous bridges to monumental viaducts. From the north of France to the south, don't miss our selection of the best bungee jumps in France.

Bungee jumping is an extreme outdoor activity that offers a real dose of adrenalin! The idea is to jump into the void from a certain height while attached to a rope at the ankles and a harness around the torso.

First introduced to France around thirty years ago, skydiving is becoming an increasingly popular experience for thrill-seekers! Whether you opt for a tandem or solo jump, find the ideal natural spot to throw yourself into the void...

1. Gorges du Tarn near Millau, (107 metres)

Bungee jumping in the Gorges du Tarn
Elastic Natural Bungee - Le 107

Get ready to plunge into pure emotion in the heart of the majestic Gorges du Tarn with the 107 bungee jump, considered to be one of the best bungee jumps in France! Nestling between vertiginous rock faces in a wilderness setting, these gorges lie between the Cévennes National Park and the Grands Causses Regional Nature Park.

Under the professional guidance of experts, you'll be given the confidence to jump using the latest generation of bungee cords, and you'll be able to experience the thrill of fear mixed with excitement, in complete safety! For even more height, you can marvel at the grandeur of the Millau Viaduct, less than an hour away by car. You can jump off between April and November! Did you know that the viaduct rises to a dizzying height of 343 metres? With a length of 2,460 metres, it is prone to winds sometimes in excess of 200 km/h!

2. Artuby bridge in the Verdon (182 metres)

Bungee jumping from the Artuby bridge
Latitude Challenge bungee jumping

Bungee jumping from the Pont de l'Artuby means leaping into the void from the highest bridge in Europe! Located just 2 hours from Marseille, the structure is perched at a dizzying height of 182 metres, giving you the chance to experience a breathtaking panorama! With a 360-degree view, you'll be able to admire landscapes that combine limestone cliffs, hills and ridges covered in typical Mediterranean vegetation.

After a detailed briefing by a team of professionals and enthusiasts with over 90,000 jumps to their name, you'll don your harness and attach your high-quality bungee rope! Now it's your turn to leap into the void from the highest bungee jump in the country and one of the best bungee jumps in France. All you have to do is choose a date between April and November.

3. Souleuvre viaduct in Normandy (61 metres)

Bungee jumping from the Souleuvre viaduct
Skypark Normandie

Head for Normandy, a picturesque region in north-west France, where you'll be seduced by the diversity of its landscapes and its rich heritage! Bungee jumping at the Skypark de Normandie, on the iconic Souleuvre viaduct, is considered one of our best bungee jumping spots in France. This one-hour activity will get your heart beating at 1,000 an hour and give you an unprecedented feeling of freedom, jumping from 61 metres high!

Did you know that this gigantic building was erected by Gustave Eiffel in the 19th century? It then became a leisure park specially designed for thrills. Bungee jumping in Normandy is a must, because as well as enjoying the lush green countryside of Normandy, you'll have the chance to enjoy a unique experience in complete safety thanks to a team of passionate professionals on hand to welcome you from March to November!

4 - Napoleon Bridge in the Pyrenees (90 metres)

Bungee jumping from Pont Napoléon
Elastic Crocodil Bungee - Pyrenees

Bungee jumping from the Pont Napoléon is a great way to let go in a historic setting! As you launch yourself from the bridge, suspended by a high-quality bungee cord, you'll plunge into the void for a thrilling freefall 90 metres up, before being caught by the elasticity of the cord, propelling you upwards again in an oscillating experience. Try this adventure in summer or spring, from April to October.

Built in the 19th century, this bridge was the brainchild of Napoleon III, who decided to build it in 1859. With the spectacular panorama of the Pyrenees as a backdrop, its unique setting makes it one of the best bungee jumps in France. Elastic Crocodil Bungee-Pyrénées even offers a souvenir diploma and photo/video option at an additional cost! If you're over 55, you'll need to bring a medical certificate to take part.

Pont Napoléon bungee jump (65m)
Luz Aventure

It's perfectly possible to bungee jump off the Pont Napoléon from a less dizzying height! On the same bridge, you can jump from 65 metres, between April and December, so you won't have to fall as far...

5 - Coquilleau in Vendée (52 metres)

Bungee jumping at the Coquilleau viaduct
Elastic Crocodil Bungee - Vendée

Located in the Vendée department, the Coquilleau viaduct is a popular site for bungee jumpers, offering a thrilling experience in the heart of nature. A former railway line, the spot is less than an hour from La Roche-sur-Yon and around 1? hours by car from the Ile de Ré. If you decide to jump from the Coquilleau viaduct, you'll plunge 52 metres into the void! Enjoy an intense free-fall experience before being gently caught up by the elasticity of the rope.

With lush green surroundings, every jump at Coquilleau offers not only a dose of pure excitement, but also a communion with the natural beauty of the Vendée in summer, spring and autumn (April to October). Whether you want to push your personal limits or simply enjoy a memorable adventure, you can opt for a tandem or solo skydive.

6 - The Banne viaduct (40 metres)

Bungee jumping from the Banne Viaduct
Elastic Crocodil Bungee Ardèche

Located in the picturesque Cévennes region of southern France, bungee jumping from the Banne viaduct is a must for all extreme sports enthusiasts! Built in 1876, this majestic 235-metre-long stone viaduct offers a spectacular view of the Ardèche gorges and the Ardèche plateau! Those brave enough to take the plunge from the viaduct are suspended by an elastic rope 40 metres high, plunging into the void for a dizzying freefall... Each jump from the viaduct is a real connection with nature and history, so don't hesitate to book your next adventure, available from April to August!

Did you know that the village of Banne is an ancient village in medieval France? In fact, it has been classified as a "village of character", home to some architectural gems... Whether you're looking for pure adrenalin or the experience of confronting your fears, the Banne viaduct offers an unforgettable adventure in the heart of a breathtaking landscape. You can even choose the jump + GoPro video option for some great memories!

7 - The Pelussin viaduct, near Lyon (65 metres)

Bungee jumping from the Pelussin Viaduct
Elastic Crocodil Bungee Pélussin

Whether you want to push back your personal limits or experience an unforgettable adventure in a majestic setting, bungee jumping from the Pélussin viaduct is the ideal place for those looking to defy gravity while connecting with the wilderness. Located in the picturesque Drôme region just 40 minutes from Lyon, the Pélussin viaduct is an iconic site for bungee jump enthusiasts, who consider it one of the best bungee jumps in France! A little historical anecdote: this bridge was built by German prisoners during the First World War!

Overlooking the verdant landscapes of the Pilat regional nature park, historically one of the first national parks in France to be created, this impressive 170-metre-long viaduct offers a spectacular backdrop to the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. With its lush green valleys and steep cliffs, plunge into the void at a height of 65 metres, surrounded by professionals with over 30 years' experience! The activity is available between April and October, so you know what to do with your summer or spring...

And when will you be jumping?

In conclusion, France is full of exceptional sites for practising extreme sports such as bungee jumping! Whether you prefer historic sites or the wilderness (or both), these destinations offer a variety of breathtaking experiences for all adrenaline junkies.

If you're going abroad and leaving France, why not take advantage of a bungee jump in the country where you'll be? Don't miss out on the world's highest bungee jumps for even more fun! Let the adventure begin!

And perhaps you've already tried bungee jumping and want to experience similar sensations? You can try a tandem parachute jump for even more adrenaline!