This French national park is asking visitors to pre-book their day at the beach

The Calanques National Park in southern France is the only European national park to encompass land, sea and urban areas.

It’s situated just 15km south of Marseille, France’s second largest city, and stretches along 20km of stunning turquoise coastline.

But now, in a bid to protect this natural beauty, visitors to two of the park’s most popular seaside spots will have to pre-book their day at the beach.

Why do you have to pre-book to go to a beach?

At its peak, day visitors to Sugiton and Pierre Tombée beaches have previously hit 2,500. Even the daily average during summer was as high as 2,000.

The initiative to control visitor numbers will allow the

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