Walking Holidays in France

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The 2017 Michelin Travel Guide Collection

  ☆☆☆ Highly Recommended ☆☆ Recommended ☆Interesting Since Michelin first published guides in 1901, our collection has concentrated on helping travellers find the most beautiful natural sites, providing comprehensive background information and great restaurants and hotels. The guides feature the

Another side to Champagne

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

Top 5 French walking destinations

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!

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Activity ideas in the mountains of France

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…

Going on a walking holiday in France

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.

Walking holiday safety and equipment

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!

Why go on a walking holiday

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 for Francophiles

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.

Up for a challenge?

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.