Walking holidays in France

Explore our range of walking holidays in France

It's easy. You can explore France, one of the most beautiful places in the world, without any reason to have cold feet. Our guides have already done the legwork and put together this incredible range of holidays we guarantee you'll love.

It might be one of our self guided tours like the Alsace Wine Trail: walking through the green vineyards, with beautiful views of stone castles and wildlife such as stalks, birds, and butterflies. Or you might travel with an expert on one of our guided tours: from the undiscovered French Riviera, to mountain villages and port towns. All places where you can see unforgettable sights like the Belle Epoque. As you can see, we've a fantastic range of walking holidays in France - so you can experience the true variety and colour of the country. But there's more for you to discover!

We've created exciting tours in the most interesting, most beautiful locations across France. This is thanks to our guides. These guides have walked the tours many times, keeping their eyes peeled for interesting attractions and talking to locals to find out the most exciting places to visit. If we go to a place and it's not interesting, it doesn't make the list.

We also check how difficult each walk is - we take note of where their paths are most rocky, and those which are most flat, and other details that add or ease the challenge. Just look for our boots symbol on each tour. But no matter which you choose, it's your own pace. Whether you're a marcher, a stroller or something in-between, you go at your own pace. We've designed our holidays to be close to perfect for all kinds of adventure. All you have to choose are the beautiful sights you want to see.

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For all of these incredible walking tours around France, it's best to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment -we advise at least six weeks before you wish to travel. Call us to talk about starting your adventure now.

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Chateaux of the Loire Walk

Chambord castle- Loire valley, France.

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This gentle hotel-to-hotel walking holiday is a fabulous introduction to the Loire Valley and follows a triangular route linking the great royal chateaux of Chambord, Cheverny, Amboise and Blois. Warm, friendly hotels and great regional cuisine.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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The Undiscovered French Riviera

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Discover the hidden secrets of the French Riviera, plus some of the familiar sights too, on this guided walking week based at a charming 3-star hotel just a stone's throw from the beach. Picturesque walks, beautiful views and visits to the Riviera's magnificent Caps.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • Continental breakfast
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Landscapes of the Luberon

Vibrant lavender fields, Provence

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Gentle walking in the glorious Luberon National Park - inspiration for generations of poets, painters and writers. Stay in delightful hotels, full of character.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 2 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.

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Gastronomic Walk in the Tarn

Food-preparation

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This single centre holiday provides some of the finest walking in France including hiking the Tarn and Jonte Gorges, Aven Armand and in the Cevennes National Park - where you'll find 4000+ flowers including 80 different orchids. This is a dog-friendly holiday if booked on a self drive basis.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Alsace Wine Trail

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Very easy walking through flower-festooned villages taking in feudal castles, churches, forests and vineyards. Panoramic views of the Black Forest, Vosges Mountains and famous Route du Vin. Lots of wine tasting opportunities.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 2 evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.

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Heart of the Pyrenees Walk

Malcolm and Anne Gregory

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With both moderate and challenging walking options on offer each day, this superb high level mountain hike takes in dramatic gorges, beautiful lakes and traditional mountain villages unchanged over the years. Friendly, 3* hotels throughout.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Buffet breakfast and all evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.

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Undiscovered French Pyrenees

Walker admiring mountains

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Explore the wonderful peaks and ridges of the French Pyrenees on this guided holiday. Your 7 nights are spent at the friendly Hotel Les Arches in St Lary Soulan.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • Buffet breakfast and 2 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.

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Chablis Vineyards Walk

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This relaxed walk follows in part the route St James took en route to Compostela, and covers a gently rolling landscape of forests, farmlands, river valleys and fields full of poppies. Highlights include ancient Auxerre, mediaeval UNESCO-listed Vezelay and Chablis, renowned for its famous wines!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Brittany's Emerald Coast Walk

Secluded beach

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Brittany's Emerald Coast boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, yet is relatively untouched by tourism. It's a landscape of pink-gold cliffs, deserted poppy-fringed beaches and traditional friendly Breton villages.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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High Alps Walk

Mont de Grange

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A high level challenging hotel-to-hotel walk following well signed footpaths and affording stunning views of Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and the Swiss Alps. Over 1200 varieties of wild flowers and excellent bird spotting opportunities.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.

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Villages of the Luberon

Vibrant lavender fields, Provence

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This easy walking route explores Provence's archtypical Luberon National Park, a landscape of dazzling ochre cliffs, olive orchards, lavender fields and stunningly beautiful perched villages. Highlights include the picturesque villages of Gordes, Bonnieux and Roussillon.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.

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Dordogne Gastronomic Walk

View over Dordogne river, France.

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This gastronomic walk explores the limestone cliffs, wooded valleys and beautiful mediaeval villages that are so unique to France's Dordogne. World famous pre-historic sites and fine local wines add a further dimension to a stay here.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Gastronomic Burgundy Walking

Wine Village

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Gastronomic meals and historic hotels, sleepy wine villages and traditional mediaeval towns, ancient woodland and some of the world’s most prestigious vineyards. These are some of the highlights of this 6 night walk around the beautiful Cote D'Or along quiet lanes, vineyard tracks and shady woodland paths.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 gastronomic evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.

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