Walking Holidays and Rambling Holidays in France
France Walking and Rambling Holidays
Walking Holiday Le Chatelard FranceStay in our newly built chalet, La BonneVie, in the village of Le Chatelard.
Le Chatelard is in the heart of the Massif de Bauges National Park in the Savoie region of the French Alps and offers an ideal base for hiking and cycling holidays.
Le Bauges National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty offering a variety of landscapes with an abundance of flora and fauna. Lakes and rivers, woodland, meadows and mountains peaks are all on our doorstep.
The region has 14 lovely villages to explore, selling local produce such as the famous Tome des Bauges cheese, organic bread, jams and the works of local craftsmen.
There are hiking trails and cycling routes to suit all ages and abilities, if you have a young family, try hiking with a donkey for the day. Mountain professionals are available to organise hiking with rackets (snow shoes), night outings and aqua hiking.
La BonneVie provides self catering accommodation for 6 to 8 people. We invite you to discover more about this area, this way of life, la bonne vie!
Accommodation in The Pyranees
Walking Holiday Aramits 64570 FranceWe are John and Margaret originally from Nottingham offering accommodation in the French Pyrenees, we have two self-catering Gites, 5 En-suite B&B rooms with private terrace with spectacular views you can enjoy with a glass of wine, Now we have camping also we can offer 20% off Brittany Ferries with bookings
Walks are endless, GR10 and gorges just a short drive away,we are only 5 mins away from one of the signed walks and we can promise you, you can walk without the crowds.
Now we offer groups of 20 plus exclusive use of Lae De Haut
We are in peddling distance of some of the famous Cols, Aubisque, Soulor, d`Osquich, La Pierre st Martin and Marie Blanque.
Activity Breaks at La Chataigneraie
Walking Holiday Sahorre FranceLa Châtaigneraie offers the perfect base for your group`s walking holiday in the fabulous French Pyrénées.
We have very flexible accommodation that is perfect for groups of any size – from 2 to 28 people. The village of Sahorre is located in the heart of the Pyrénées in the Languedoc region of South-West France – a simply stunning area which offers unsurpassed walking opportunities for all ages and abilities.
We offer a choice of self-catering gîtes or bed & breakfast / chambres 'hôtes accommodation. This includes a beautiful 5-bedroom apartment that sleeps up to 10 people in comfort; a 3-bedroom bungalow for up to 6 people; the cosy Petit Gite for 2 people and 5 double, en-suite B&B rooms. Each gite has its own private barbeque area and we can easily accommodate larger groups who wish to eat together.
Our facilities include a swimming pool, a small but well-equipped gym, a boules court, free wifi and a large guests' lounge where your whole group can gather in comfort to plan your walks and socialise. We also have a large 5m projection screen where you can watch films in cinema-style surround-sound, or view your own footage and photographs of your day's activities.
We have a series of laminated, self-guided walks available, with fantastic walks possible straight from our garden. There is a small bistro and boulangerie within a 10 minute walk and the famous spa town of Vernet les Bains is less than 2 miles away with a wider selection of shops, activities and restaurants.
This picturesque area is steeped in culture and history with many of France's most beautiful villages located within a short drive. It is a walker's paradise with a huge range of other sports and activities also available nearby - just 40 minutes from both ski resorts and Mediterranean beaches!
You will find lots more information on our website, but if you are interested in organising a group holiday, why not call us directly and discuss how we can help you plan the perfect walking holiday.
Activity Breaks Pyrenees
Walking Holiday Les Angles FranceMike & Jenny Rhodes would like to introduce you to the wonderfull mountains of the Pyrenees Catalan. We have spent our life walking and climbing throughout the world and as International Mountain Leaders have an unrivalled knowledge of the walks of the area and with peaks of up to 3000m there are intineries for all levels. We are based in the traditional village of Les Angles at 1650m with walks from the door.
Les Angles is the prime activity centre of the eastern Pyrenees with its own watersports centre at Lac de Matermale, superb mountain biking both cross country and downhill accessed from the village gondola, rock climbing, rafting, canyoning, via ferata as well as some tremendous walking on spectacular peaks.
We can organise either guided or self guided walks with full information provided using our local knowledge to ensure that you have a great holiday.
Walking Holiday la Chapelle du abondance Franceluxury chalet built and owned by ian and joanne situated in the alpine village of chattel part of the portes du soleil region on the french swiss border.
Offering fully catered ski holidays in the winter during the summer ian and joanne offer fully flexible walking/rambling holidays.
the full en-suite accommodation for groups up to 12 persons can be tailored to individual or group requirements including fully catered, bed and breakfast or self catering. transfers can be arranged and local transport is provided by ian.
Full walking routes and maps are available for the magnificent mountain area around the chalet and excursions to Chamonix and mount blanc can be arranged.
Artige Walking Holidays
Walking Holiday Saint Savin FranceAre you a group of 4-6 people looking for a great walking holiday in France?
We provide personalised holidays in the unspoilt Vienne department of France.
The itinerary is tailored to your preferences and can focus just on walking or incorporate other sports, sightseeing or simply relaxing.
Accommodation is in a spacious barn conversion which has 3 large bedrooms, each with its own en-suite.
All meals are provided and wine is included with your evening meal.
Have a look at our website or contact us for further information.
We look forward to welcoming you to Artige.
Aude-Gites of France / Sudfrance
Walking Holiday CARCASSONNE FranceHiking and sightseeing in the South of France.
The Aude Pays Cathare region is a hikers paradise. From medieval castles to pine forests separated by the gorges of the Audois Pyrenees, emotion is always strong, born from the exceptional beauty of the landscape.
Sudfrance.fr offers tours with various activities such as biking, hiking, climbing, canyoning or bird watching to discover the treasures of the Aude department.
Accommodations in self-catering rural cottages and B&Bs in France's Cathar Country !!!
Contact InformationWeb Site: Aude-Gites of France / Sudfrance
78 ter Rue Barbacane, CARCASSONNE, , Languedoc.
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Walking Holiday Nice FranceExperience The Blue Walk, our one-week small-group guided walking holidays along the gorgeous French Riviera.
No hiking boots or packs required, this unique holiday is a leisurely blend of lovely walking trails, seaside meandering and urban strolling.
Our relaxed half-day itineraries are designed to arrive around lunchtime in the Cote d`Azur`s best-lived cities including Antibes, Cannes, Nice, Menton and Monte Carlo, giving you the Riviera as your playground each afternoon.
What a way to travel...
Imagine coming home from your vacation feeling lighter, more energized, stronger, relaxed and on top of the world. Isn`t that what vacations are supposed to do?
We`ve lovingly planned out each day with carefully created itineraries to hug the Mediterranean coastline and pass through every step of its best-loved cities and towns.
It`s the perfect active holiday for nearly all ages and fitness levels; for couples, single travelers, girlfriend getaways... anyone who would like a unique, fun, and feel-good vacation.
It`s a happy thing.
Walking Holiday Saint Hilaire FranceWe own a small hotel in South West France, 4 hours from ferryports.
We have 10 bedrooms, food bar, cycling, art, golf, photography and of course, walking tours. Full minibus support, airport transfers if needed.
Irish family run establishment.
Domaine Bigno Garrigo
Walking Holiday Quarante FranceDomaine Bigno Garrigo is a former wine "chai".
It stands in grounds of nearly 3 acres, with colourful garden areas, an olive grove and a large area of "garrigue" with wild herbs and a variety of flora and fauna.
Situated in the heart of wine country, wine fields surround us yet the Mediterranean is only 25 minutes away. We offer 5 self catering apartments all with there own private terrace and BBQ area and a communal pool to cool off! During the summer months a welcome BBQ and sumptuous table d`hote meal will be offered each week.
To keep you all entertained, outside we have a boules pitch, table tennis table, volleyball and badminton court.
The area is a paradise for walkers of all levels and there are great opportunities for walks along the Canal du Midi, around the river Orb or the spectacular Gorge de Heric.
We are keen walkers and have experience with catering for groups or individuals alike, preparing meals, offering hiking itineraries etc.
High Point Holidays
Walking Holiday GLEIZE FranceSpecialising in walking breaks in France, High Point Holidays is your ticket to discovering special, hidden places whilst indulging in the French way of life. Guided and independent walking in the Ardeche, Auvergne, Vercors, Beaujolais, Bauges, Jura,…. Unique guided walks in small groups that let you enjoy more of each fascinating upland region.
Jardin du Segala - B&B and Walking Holidays
Walking Holiday 46190 Lacam Dourcet FranceWe offer Walking Holiday Packages based at our delightful farmhouse B&B in the wonderful Lot region of France. The walks, which take you through stunning countryside and lovely medieval villages, vary in distance from the fairly simple 8km to the more challenging full day 21km.
The package includes 7 nights B&B and 6 nights delicious evening dinners prepared using fresh local ingredients. You can of course extend your stay with us and/or simply arrange your own walking itinerary.
When you are not out walking there are many places to visit including Rocamadour, Figeac, Loubressac, Autoire and Carennac ? the last 3 being special villages listed nationally for their ambience and beauty. Plus why not visit the Regional Volcanic Park just over the border in the Cantal?
Don`t just take our word for it, have a look at previous guests comments on our website. All the rest of the information is there as well including an outline description of the walks.
Our nearest airports are Brive, Rodez, Limoges or Toulouse and for those who prefer the train we are only just over 1 hour from the station at Brive.
We look forward to welcoming you to our lovely home
Walking Holiday Tremolat , Dordogne FranceThis romantic 300 year old Perigordian Farmhouse, The French Country Cottage, situated 1 km from the village of Tremolat, Dordogne home of star Michelin Award restaurant at Les Vieux Logis, Bistro-en-face with its great local cuisine, Le Pizzeria and Les Truffiers for one of the best meals you will enjoy in the Perigord. It is the perfect location to enjoy a walking holiday, cycle excusions/holidays and bird-watching. The area is steeped in history, gorgeous food, markets and fabulous scenery
Le Cerf - chalet in the Vosges Mountains, NE France
Walking Holiday Le Grand Valtin FranceIdeally situated for a walking holiday in an area teaming with fauna, Le Cerf is a 3 bedroomed chalet with direct access to the national park and walks starting from the doorstep.
Facing south at 850m high it has spectacular views down the valley and of the local ski slope.
Le Cerf has 3 large bedrooms, all with en-suite bath/shower rooms, a large living room which includes lounge with wood burning stove, dining area, a fully equipped modern kitchen and direct access to the balcony with dining table and comfortable chairs.
The local tourist office has maps and guides of strolls around the lakes to difficult walks in the Parc Naturel Regional des Ballons des Vosges – Ballon d'Alsace highest peak at 1250m.
In winter there is downhill, cross-country skiing or organised walks in the mountains using snowshoes. Plan your own tour with our help or join an organised walking party.
We live next door to the gite and are here to make your holiday as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. We will help you organise your walking holiday, if wished arrange drop off and pick- up points and welcome you back to your gite with a home cooked meal in the evening.
Les Vosges Mountains, N.E. France, are an easy 6-1/2 hr drive from Calais or 1-1/2 hrs from Basel airport. Pick-ups could be arranged. Other places to visit are Strasbourg (90 mins), Freiburg (90 mins) or if you want to ease those aching muscles spend a day at Vita Classica, nr Freiburg, and enjoy the thermal spa experience.
Contact InformationWeb Site: Le Cerf - chalet in the Vosges Mountains, NE France
227 Chemin du Grand Boroge, Le Grand Valtin, , 88230.
00 33 3 29600207
Le Chatox Alpine Retreat
Walking Holiday Le Chatelard FranceBrand new luxury Chalet for up to 8 walkers set in the heart of Les Massif des Bauges near beautiful Lake Annecy at 700m (2,100ft) altitude. This area is a ramblers paradise. Visit the 14 villages of Les Bauges, all designated tourist attractions or take to the hills and lakes! Its a place for all seasons with snow shoeing and cross country skiing very popular here and affordable. Massive balcony to bird watch or dine after a long ramble and all amenities you could possible want including cosy log stove. Come and stay at le Chatox to experience walking in the Alps like the sound of music!.
Les Remparts Hôtel et Restaurant
Walking Holiday 33890 Gensac FranceWe run a small intimate country hotel with a gastronomic restaurant set in the heart of the wine growing area of Bordeaux.
We are placed ideally for those who explore both the wines and culture of the region. St Emilion is a short drive away as well as the appellations of Côte de Castillon, Montravel and Côte de Duras.
In the past we have run discovery breaks with wine enthusiasts and novices alike, which have gone down extremely well.
We often have walking and cycling groups who enjoy the rural tranquillity of the area.
We have just 7 bedrooms (5 doubles and 2 twin rooms). All the rooms have en-suite facilities with TV, direct dial telephones and free WiFi. Although we have only 7 bedrooms in our hotel we can also arrange further local accommodation should your group be larger.
Walking Holiday Pau FranceMy name is Patrick Arrieula. I was born in south-west France in a little village at the foot of the French Pyrénées in the Béarn region near the Spanish and Basque borders.
Since 1996 my wife Robbie and I have escorted unique tours in the Pyrenees Atlantic region of south-west France during spring and autumn.
Private tours can be organised from all our itineraries for groups of friends who like to share holidays together. We can tailor-make itineraries to suit walkers. A minimum of 10 participants is required.
"Pistoulet", our house in the French Pyrenees is available for holiday rental. Offering a view of the Pyrenees it sleeps 6 and is an hour away from the mountains, the sea and Spain. The nearby town of Pau has an airport that connects with flights from the UK as well as Lourdes & Biarritz. The cost for the week varies from 350 to 550 Euros during the high season.
Please don`t hesitate to contact us if you would like more information or would like a brochure sent to you.
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Walking Holiday Luz St Sauveur FrancePyrenean Odysseys organises walking and snowshoeing holidays, along with nature and outdoor skills trips, in the French Pyrenees.
Walking Holiday Le Chatelard FranceLa Bonne Vie, completed in July 2009, is situated on a hillside on the outskirts of the village of Le Chatelard in the heart of the Massif des Bauges regional park. The chalet is arranged on three floors with a contemporary styled interior, under floor heating and views across the valley.
On the ground floor is a double length garage, ideal for an impromptu game of badminton and a "cave" area with washing machine / tumble dryer which can be used for storage of walking / ski equipment.
On the first floor is a shower room, a modern fully equipped kitchen leading into the dining area and lounge with TV/DVD /Satellite and then onto the balcony.
On the second floor are one double and two twin bedrooms and a modern bathroom. Outside we have a decking area for you to enjoy al fresco meals.
Le Chatelard is a quiet, friendly village, easily accessible but still remaining unspoilt and retaining a certain charming simplicity. It has a well stocked supermarket, bakery, bar and hotel/restaurant, tourist information, bank and post office and a local market every Friday morning in the summer where you can buy local cheeses, meats, crafts and fresh spit roasted chicken.
Les Massif des Bauges is an area of outstanding natural beauty, heritage and tradition and makes a great base to explore a wide range of outdoor activities or to simply relax. Our property is an ideal base for both cyclists and walkers. The walking is fantastic, there are lots of well-marked paths & tracks suitable for all abilities and walking maps of the area are readily available at the tourist office just up the road; the perfect way to explore the surrounding countryside and watch the wildlife. In the summer months the chairlifts are open taking you to the top of the mountains where you can admire the magnificent panoramic views and descend on foot or again by chairlifts. Hiking with a donkey is popular in the area especially for families with younger children.
The nearby village of Lescheraines is an ideal location for a picnic and catching some rays. It has a swimming lake with jetty and grass beach, water slide, paddling pool, tree adventure, tennis, trampoline and a restaurant/cafe. It is possible to purchase a fishing permit and try your luck in the River Cheran that runs alongside the lake.
In nearby Les Aillons there is an open-air swimming pool complex with two heated pools, water slide, paddling pool and a picnic area. Further afield, both Annecy and Aix les Bains have some lovely lakeside beaches and Lake Annecy (officially the cleanest lake in Europe) and Lake Bourget are ideal for swimming.
Two fantastic 18 holes golf courses on the shore of Lac d`Annecy (30km). One in Talloires on the Roc de Chère nature reserve with a panoramic view of Annecy lake and the Château de Menthon and one in Giez facing both lac d`Annecy and Mont Blanc.
A Carrefour supermarket has recently opened in Le Chatelard and is just 1km from La Bonne Vie. Les Clarines restaurant serves traditional French dishes and is very popular. For Sunday lunch maybe try the hotel in Jarsy - just 3km away or for a taste of real alpine food go to Mont Pelat restaurant at Les Aillons ski resort (12 kms). Auberge La Margeriaz at the top of the Col de Leschaux (13km) has a simple rustic atmosphere, a log fire in the winter and courtyard dining in the summer, so why not visit Vincent and Cathy who will make you very welcome.
Walking Holiday France- 11 Days Mont Blanc classic mountain walking holiday
- Hike in 3 countries: France, Switzerland & Italy
- Your luggage & accommodation taken care of!
- Daily self guided walks with like-minded travellers following the same trails
- Walk from meadows to mountain passes
Looking for a classic alpine walk around Western Europe`s highest mountain, Mont Blanc? Do you like to have your accommodation, maps, notes, breakfasts and luggage transfers taken care of? Do you feel comfortable knowing that others walk the same route on the same days? Then this challenging 11-day Mont Blanc walking holiday could be right for you.
With back to back long walking holidays (on average 7-8 hours per day) and a daily height gain/loss of 3,300ft per day, and the beautiful snow clad alpine peaks, fine food of France, Italy and Switzerland, and some of the finest scenery in the world, this is one of our favourite walks!
Simply Morzine: Luxury Walking Holidays in the French Alps
Walking Holiday Morzine FranceWinter and summer alpine holidays in Morzine, France.
If your ideal holiday takes you strolling through glorious alpine landscapes then Simply Morzine`s walking holidays are for you.
Whether you take exclusive occupancy of the chalet with your own group or share the company of fellow walkers, you will discover the hidden treasures of the beautiful Haute-Savoie Alps.
Peace and tranquillity, towering mountain peaks perpetually topped with snow, serene lakes, old villages, gorges, pine forests, and grazing pastures are all varieties of its landscape.
We are passionate walkers ourselves and you don`t have to be a mountaineer to book. Our holidays are aimed at those who enjoy walking for pleasure in good company, with frequent pauses en route for photos and refreshment! Many of the lifts operate during the summer making access into the high Alps so much easier.
Each accompanied walk lasts some three to six hours, with a lengthy lunch stop. The only equipment you will need are stout walking shoes, a small rucksack, waterproofs and a camera - you won`t want to forget a single moment!
Walks can be easy strolls, medium trails or more difficult treks. Some of the walks start directly from or very close to our chalets. We are very flexible and can tailor-make the walks to suit your groups exact requirements, from easy walks through alpine pastures to high glacier trekking with local guides around the Mont Blanc massif.
Alternatively, we have an extensive collection of maps and routes in resort to help you plan your own walks, many of which could include a night in a mountain refuge.
Contact InformationWeb Site: Simply Morzine: Luxury Walking Holidays in the French Alps
118 Redwood Avenue, Melton Mowbray, Morzine, , .
0044 (0) 1664 568902
Walking Holiday St Paul sur Isere FranceGuided Walking Holidays in the French Alps with Mark Tennent - International Mountain Leader.
Simply Savoie offers tours and centre based holidays. Our tours include the Tour of the Vanoise, Tour of the Beaufortain, Tour of the Bauges. Winter Snowshoe Walking in Courchevel and Meribel. Snowshoe Tours in the Bauges, Beaufortain and Chartreuse. Private guiding for individuals and groups.
Springtime in France
Walking Holiday Chahaignes FranceExplore the lesser known Northern Loire valley, with its vineyards, rivers, forests and quaint villages in the local creamy tuffau stone.
Week-long guided walking holidays for couples or singletons in April and May. Accommodation in stunning converted Watermill or local village.
Ex-pat guides and hosts ensure you get the most from your time in this beautiful part of France!
The Enlightened Traveller
Walking Holiday FranceThe Enlightened Traveller® specializes in hiking in France – arguably some of the best hiking in France available. Our Focus on France enables us to personalize your tour to suit your individual requirements. Walking tours are self-guided and ideal for independent travellers hiking alone, in pairs or in small groups.
Whether new to hiking in France, or an experienced hiker, you are empowered by our walking notes, enlightened by our insight and relaxed in the knowledge that our discreet support network is on hand to assist you if required.
Walking Holidays in Tarn, France
Walking Holiday Itzac FranceWe provide wonderful guided and non-guided walking along the chemins and unclassified roads of the golden triangle in Northern Tarn.
The high limestone plateaux are etched with deep vine covered valleys and steeped in history, dotted with fortified hilltop villages where time seems to stand still. Magnificent views as far as the Pyrenees make each walk breathtaking.
There are walks to suit any ability from a gentle 4 km stroll to taste the wine at the local Gaillac vineyards to 6 hour walks covering the picturesque villages such as Castelnau de Montmiral.
Our house has 3 double and 2 twin rooms available ours the 200 year old converted barn packed with original features. We offer full board and airport or station pickups at Toulouse, Rodez, Carcassonne and Montauban. We are happy to take groups of mixed ability and can do up to 3 separate walks each day.
Depending on the season there is also river kayaking in the Averyon, cross country biking or pony trekking, and you can visit local attractions such as the Cathedral in Albi.