Palavas Les Flots or Honey, could you please hand me the sun lotion!


A few weeks ago, I made a short trip to south france and came across this lovely little town called Palavas Les Flots, about 10 km from Montpellier. A nice place to relax and shoot. A lovely seaside resort, around 10 kilometres from Montpellier, in the region Languedoc-Rousillon in the south of France.

Palavas Les Flots!

My first idea when I stepped into the city was: The Gendarm from St. Tropez (1964) with the unforgettable Louis des Funés as Ludovic Cruchot!
I can´t remember the whole movie but nearly as this city, the setting for the movie must have looked like.

The beach was crowded with people, in the cafeteria people are playing backgammon, drinking Pernod with Water and at the beachwalk, there is a soft-Ice shop every few meters.

For us so called “Les Allemands” we can find something in Palavas Les Flots what we´ve been missing for a long time in Germany: the SUN and this the whole year around. We I was there, we still had 12 degrees in germany and already 28 degrees over there. Hard to take for a person from the north but the light was right for shooting. After 3 hours, both of us (the LC-A and me) needed a break.

For the people who maybe have winter now, here is a heartwarmig gallery for you and don´t forget also your summer will come again.

written by eyecon on 2010-08-21 #places #videos #sunshine #location #strand #frankreich #lomo #beach #france #xpro #eyecon #sonne #lc-a #palavas-les-flots


  1. somapic
    somapic ·

    Aaaaah So viel Sonne!!! mich würde brennend interessieren wie bild 18 aus der gallery passiert ist!

  2. shoujoai
    shoujoai ·

    Genau da möchte ich jetzt hin! Genau jetzt! Bild 20 ist übrigens mein liebling ;)

  3. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    @somapic - ich denke da war direkte Sonneneinstrahlung im Spiel :) War jedenfalls nicht geplant!

  4. somapic
    somapic ·

    dann ist bild 18 lomographisch genial :D gefällt mir sehr gut der "unfall"

  5. blumenkind
    blumenkind ·

    Danke danke danke für die herzerwärmenden Bilder!Endlich wieder mal Sonne!
    15&17 meine absoluten Favoriten!

    "Schlechtes Wetter 2010, wir waren dabei!"

  6. d_i_d
    d_i_d ·

    18 ist der Hammer, super Sache das!

  7. masterofdiseaster
    masterofdiseaster ·

    great pics!

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