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Walking Holidays in France
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Brittany is extremely popular with walkers and hikers and has more walking trails than any other part of France. There is so much to discover from the stunning coastline and beautiful countryside to the many historic churches and picturesque towns…
Florence Derrick outlines ten fantastic holiday ideas to help you make the most of France’s glorious summertime
1. Climb Mont Faron Towering over the city of Toulon, Mont Faron is a limestone mountain from which you can enjoy breath-taking views over the harbour and the Mediterranean Sea. This haven of peace offers a diversity of activities in…
Since falling in love with France aged 14, Alison Howell has been a frequent visitor – walking the country from north to south and still visiting her original pen friend.
As ski lifts whir into action in the Vosges, Gillian Thornton thinks about summer amongst the lakes and mountains around Gérardmer.
It’s not just the chance to drink this world famous wine on location that makes Champagne worth a visit. For those who want to get back to nature, the region’s forests, meadows and lakes provide endless opportunities for outdoor activities. Here’s our pick from the Marne and Aube departments… Make…
In this article, walking leader William Armstrong takes us on a mini-tour of France, visiting some beautiful but less travelled French regions where you can still escape from the crowds. But shh, don’t tell anyone!
When thinking about summer holidays in France, rustic villages and turquoise swimming pools doubtless spring to mind. Florence Derrick serves up ten holiday ideas which prove that France’s mountains shouldn’t be overlooked as a summer destination…
Wine tours are becoming increasingly popular, but drinking and driving is never a good combination, so how best to navigate between French vineyards and still enjoy a taste or two? Inntravel believe that a self-guided walking holiday is the answer.
In spite of the rugged appeal, walking holidays in the Ardèche are not only for the tough and the brave. Trails are well maintained and a little spirit of adventure reaps massive rewards. Simple forest paths reveal fascinating caves and waterways.
Whether it’s the first time you’ve been on a walking holiday, or you need a reminder of what you will need to take, have a look at our essential guide to packing for a walking holiday in France.
…And check it before you leave, to ensure you don’t leave a crucial basic behind!
If you want to go on a walking holiday in France and stay in different places each night between walks there will be a lot to sort out; tour operators are there to make sure that your holiday goes to plan.
There are many great reasons to go on a walking holiday in France from the health benefits to the opportunity to enjoy the scenery off-route. Here are our top ten…
Walking holidays are becoming increasingly popular in France; this is evident from the rise in walking groups and walking holiday tour operators. Whether a beginner or pro trekker, walkers in France are spoilt for great walks.
Tired of impersonal tours which only seem to skim the surface? Want a walking holiday that goes beyond the crowded tourist trails to unearth an authentic French feel? William Armstrong from High Point Holidays gives us some top tips.
The infamous GR20, across central Corsica: this incredible experience will take you through breathtaking and diverse scenery, to beauty spots which can only be reached on foot. It is reputed to be the hardest but most spectacular hike in Europe. Read on to find out what to expect and get some tips from Sarah Quee, who helps run Tour Adventure’s GR20 trips.