If you read my Alternative Christmas post yesterday then you know that Sexy Hubby and I travelled to the South of France for a week.

We love the gorgeous, sandy beach in Gruissan. In the summer it is of course rather full of fellow holiday-makers, although there is so much space that it never feels overcrowded.

But in the winter… It is simply magical. We did meet the odd couple or family enjoying a walk too but mostly, we had the beach to ourselves. We could take Cute Doggy with us for long, exhilarating walks in the sun, letting him off the lead. He ran so much, ears flapping in the wind, that he fell asleep immediately every time upon our return.

A few weeks before our arrival, the region was hit by very bad weather that resulted in floods. Everything was back to normal when we were there but the traces of the storms were still clearly visible, with lots of driftwood, sometimes whole trees, scattered around the beach.

I found the light and the colours fascinating and completely different from a summer visit. Do you think so too?
Beach Gruissan Les AyguadesCute Doggy On The BeachDriftwood On The BeachSun Shining On Gruissan BeachHut Made Of Driftwood On Gruissan BeachSeashells On Gruissan BeachDead Tree On Gruissan BeachSand Shapes On Gruissan BeachSexy Hubby And Cute Doggy Walking On Gruissan BeachDelicate Seashell On Gruissan BeachBlack And White Photo Of Gruissan BeachPumpkin On Gruissan BeachAbandoned Boat On Gruissan BeachKatia Funkywellies And Cute Doggy In Driftwood Hut On Gruissan Beach

20 thoughts on “Winter Beach”

  1. Same place, another light ! Same thing with Ste Maxime and my holidays as you know ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Both, Have a very nice year 2015 and kiss girls !

    1. I was really surprised how different it was, but equally beautiful.
      A very happy New Year to you both too and kisses to your boys too! xx

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  3. Looks amazing! So deserted ๐Ÿ™‚ I love the beaches in the winter, just beacuse they are so deserted. Plus, I love snow on the beach sand ๐Ÿ˜‰ Which you probably cannot experience in the south of France though ๐Ÿ˜‰ The pictures are great!

    1. We were told by our friends they did have snow once, but it did not last long! ๐Ÿ˜‰
      Thank you, happy you like the pics and deserted beaches too! xx

  4. Stopping by from Travel Tuesday ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t believe all these photos were taken in southern France! How gorgeous! The lighting and colors are especially stunning ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

    1. Thank you for stopping by. ๐Ÿ™‚
      I was totally inspired by the light and colours and could not stop taking photosโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ˜‰ xx

    1. Thank you, Cynthia. I kept saying to my husband how AMAZING the light was! ๐Ÿ˜‰
      Our dog is a Beagle-Dachshund mix, he is adorable. ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

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