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 storks, 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.

Find out more...

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.

Read more

Rivers and Chateaux of the Loire Walk

Chatea de Chenonceau

From $1307 per person

*****

This gentle hotel-to-hotel walking holiday is a fabulous introduction to the Loire Valley and follows a circular route linking the chateaux of Chenonceau, Amboise and Chaumont-sur-Loire. Warm, friendly hotels and great regional cuisine.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

View holiday

Heart of the Pyrenees Walk

Malcolm and Anne Gregory

From $1408 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 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.

View holiday

Gastronomic Walk in the Tarn

St Chely du Tarn

From $1355 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts and 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.

View holiday

Walking the Alsace Wine Trail

From $1442 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.

View holiday

Undiscovered French Riviera Walk

From $1445 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts included
  • 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.

View holiday

The High Alps Walk

Mont de Grange

From $1528 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.

View holiday

Contrasts of Alsace and The Vosges Walk

Overlooking a pretty stream in Kaysersberg

From $1559 per person

Incorporating both Alsace’s Route des Vins and the picturesque Vosges National Park, this 8-night walking holiday showcases the very best that the region has to offer. Your holiday starts in the heart of wine country and takes you west through ancient forest and into the Vosges Mountains, straddling the French and German border.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfasts 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.
  • Perfect for couples.

View holiday

Chablis Vineyards Walk

From $1562 per person

****#

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!

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.

View holiday

Chateaux of the Loire Walk

From $1608 per person

****#

This 8 night walking holiday takes you along riverside trails, through sleepy hamlets and beside vineyards, stopping on route to visit some of the finest chateaux of the Loire Valley including Chenonceau, Amboise, Cheverny and Chaumont.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

View holiday

Brittany's Emerald Coast Walk

Secluded beach

From $1533 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

View holiday

Landscapes of the Luberon Walk

The hilltop town of Roussillon in the Luberon

From $1732 per person

*****

Varied walking in the glorious Luberon National Park - inspiration for generations of poets, painters and writers. Wander through vineyards and olive groves to perched mediaeval villages and stay in delightful hotels, full of character along the way.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfasts and 6 evening 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.
  • Explore the high peaks.

View holiday

Dordogne Gastronomic Walk

View over Dordogne river, France.

From $1766 per person

****.

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.

View holiday

Gastronomic Burgundy Walking

Wine Village

From $1763 per person

****#

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.

Departures:
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • 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.

View holiday

Back to top

Refine your search

Show the best holidays for:

Prefer to speak to someone?

Call us: 1-800-567-6286

Email: info@breakaway-adventures.com

Open 9:00-5:30 Mon-Fri, 9:00-12:00 Sat.

Customer ratings

Based on 205 customer reviews, the average satisfaction rating for Walking holidays in France is
****#

Click here to read customer reviews

Headwater's Walking holidays in France 4.5914634146341 205
  • ATOL Protected (No. 9957)
  • IATA Registered
  • ABTA Member (No. W1593)
  • Relaxed activity holidays since 1985

We love to chat about our holidays

call us: 1-800-567-6286 or email: info@breakaway-adventures.com

SitemapPrivacy & cookiesBack to top