Walking Holiday in France

Indulge yourself in French medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. The country is renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Decadent Châteaux and the Palace of Versailles authenticate France’s rich history.

France

Challenging

SELF GUIDED: Hike the highest mountain in Europe, experience the wondrous mountain scenery, and take a trek through three separate countries: Italy, France, and Switzerland! The guided tours of Mont Blanc allow you to enjoy the beauty of the Alps, without the trouble of planning the details of the trips and hikes.

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France

Easy

SELF GUIDED: The Luberon is a vast area with exceptionally varied flore and fauna, outstanding architectural heritage (five of the villages ranked as “Most beautiful villages in France”) and beautiful landscapes. Explore rustic villages, fragrant lavender fields whilst walking in this chilled out area of Provence.

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France

Moderate

SELF GUIDED: Dordogne is a celebration of colour and diversity of landscape. Also known as the “Land of the 1001 sites” to walk here is to travel through time. Discover unspoiled nature, grandiose landscapes and a plethora of magical villages teeming with history. Then indulge in world renowned gastronomy.

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Easy

SELF GUIDED: Carcassone is perfect for a short break. Discover different walking paths through the famous Canal du Midi, the Medieval city, the vineyards, the riverbanks and locks. All whilst having time to also enjoy some fine French cuisine and wine. With many walking route options you will want to go back for more.

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France

Moderate

SELF GUIDED: Featuring parks, gardens, nature reserves, the Ballon d’Alsace, and the renowned Wine Route, the Alsace walking tour is perfect for a relaxed holiday. This self-guided tour will allow you to experience Alsacian recipes, fortified foothill castles, a blend of German and French cultures, and stunning mountain views.

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Easy

SELF GUIDED: Burgundy has it all: hidden villages that are nested in gorgeous valleys, breath-taking medieval churches, traditional food fairs, green hilly vineyards, rich food and prestigious wines. On this tour, you will get to enjoy a slice of everything that is classically French, while embracing the countryside.

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France

Moderate +

SELF GUIDED: The Loire Valley is home to an exceptional cultural landscape that is comprised of historic cities and villages, great architectural monuments and lands. Known for its world-famous castles, this Loire Valley walking holiday allows for easy walks, picturesque landscapes, and a variety of French wines and food.

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France

Moderate

SELF GUIDED: Discover the largest canyon in Europe: the Verdon Gorges, and walk down to the Verdon River below. This walking holiday will bring you through the heart of an incredible area to enjoy the wide variety of landscapes. Spend the night in local "logis de France" hostels in classically French villages.

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Easy

SELF GUIDED: Connecting Geneva with Le Puy-en-Velay, St Jacob’s Way is a newer route that travels through forests and country-sides. After passing the Rhone River, you will climb Mont Tournier. The portion of St Jacob's Way winds through the forest before descending to the final stop of St Genix-sut-Guiers.

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France

Easy

SELF GUIDED: Enjoy a relatively easy going walk through rolling green French countryside along crop fields and fields of grazing cows on the second section of St Jacob’s Way. This walking holiday is filled with plenty of opportunities to relax and soak in the wonderful surroundings, exquisite cuisine and culture.

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France

Easy

SELF GUIDED: The final section of St Jacob’s Way features the mountains of Pilat, with leisurely strolls through the French countryside. This portion of St Jacob’s Way will end in Le Puy en Velay, a beautiful and historic town, where the local cuisine and regional wines can be actively experienced after a full day's walk.

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France

Challenging

GUIDED: This iconic walking trail through the Alps passes through: the Italian slopes with their large rock faces; the Swiss slopes with their soft valleys; and the French glacial slopes. Enjoy exercise and socialising with like-minded people, the extraordinary views and the security of a certified guide.

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