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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
Continental breakfast and 6 gastronomic evening meals
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.
La Brande is a beautiful, traditional stone villa with a private outdoor pool, located a short 800m walk from the mediaeval centre of Sarlat. Sleeping nine, this Périgourdine house is full of character, with exposed beams and an open fireplace, perfect for a cosy week away with family or friends. The villa is situated in the countryside, with fabulous views from the fenced pool and terrace area, very safe for children.
A modern three bedroom villa with private outdoor pool and fabulous views of the surrounding farmland and hills. Sleeping six, the villa is spacious, decorated to the highest standard and has a fantastic outdoor space for swimming, relaxing and eating. Only 3km from the mediaeval centre of Sarlat, it’s in a great location for exploring the region.
A quaint one bedroom converted stone barn situated in the hills of the countryside just 1km from mediaeval Sarlat. Sleeping two, La Petraria is decorated in a modern style throughout and has all the amenities needed for a week’s relaxing stay. There is a private courtyard outside with barbecue, perfect for dining in the warmer months, and the property’s location makes it an ideal base from which to explore the local areas on foot or by bike.
A three bedroom traditional French villa perched on a hill in the peaceful green countryside on the outskirts of Sarlat. Boasting a large private outdoor pool and terrace, the views are magnificent – you can see as far as Domme in the distance. Perfect for a family with children, there is a large garden to enjoy, and the setting is peaceful and quiet.
This charming and tastefully decorated two bedroom ground floor apartment is set next to the river Rance, just a few minutes from the old port of Dinan. Part of a former C18 tannery, the apartment has been carefully upgraded to ensure its character features remain, adding to the experience of staying in an area so steeped in history. This property is ideally located to explore Brittany by bike or on foot.
A four bedroom detached luxury wooden chalet-style holiday home in a scenic golf club resort, with fantastic facilities onsite. Spacious, privately owned and personalised, this property is homely and bright.
Sleeping eight, Domme is well-placed in the park for wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and there is a pool located just a five minute walk away. Perfect for families or groups of friends.
A two bedroom beautifully converted barn set in the countryside just 1km from mediaeval Sarlat, La Grande Petraria has a modern, clean interior with some traditional touches including exposed brickwork and a log burner. There is a private courtyard and conservatory outside, perfect for dining outside in the warmer months, and the property’s location makes it an ideal base from which to explore the local area.
A three bedroom detached wooden chalet-style holiday home in a scenic golf club resort, with fantastic facilities onsite. Spacious, privately owned and personalised, this property is homely and bright.
Sleeping eight, Lot is well-placed in the park for wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and there is a pool located just a five minute walk away. Perfect for families or groups of friends.
A spacious two bedroom ground floor apartment with sunny terrace and large sea-facing windows opening onto a pretty garden. This property is perfectly located for exploring coastal Brittany – it is situated close to several sandy beaches in the popular seaside village of St-Jacut-de-la-Mer and close to village amenities.
This beautifully renovated three bedroom stone cottage is situated on a quiet cobbled street very close to Dinan's picturesque port area. Sleeping five comfortably, it’s a great base from which to explore Brittany’s Cotes d’Armor and Ile-et-Vilaine regions and is just a few minutes’ walk from riverside bars and restaurants.
A three bedroom detached luxury wooden chalet-style holiday home in a scenic golf club resort, with fantastic facilities onsite. Spacious, privately owned and personalised, this property is homely and bright.
Sleeping six, Rocamadour is well-placed in the park for wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and there is a pool located just a five minute walk away. Perfect for families or groups of friends.
A beautiful two bedroom detached house with south-facing terrace to the front of the property, La Villa is located just an 800m uphill walk from Sarlat’s mediaeval centre. The décor is simple yet stylish with clean neutral colours throughout. Outside, there is a roofed terrace area and private courtyard, ideal for soaking up the sun or relaxing with a drink of an evening.
A two bedroom detached wooden chalet-style holiday home in a scenic golf club resort, with fantastic facilities onsite. Spacious, privately owned and personalised, each property is homely despite being open-plan. Sleeping four, Corrèze is well-placed in the park for wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and there is a pool located just a five minute walk away. Perfect for families.
A beautifully renovated and decorated traditional Breton cottage with three bedrooms, sleeping up to six guests. Set on the banks of the river Rance (your front gate opens up onto the riverside path), this cottage is perfectly situated for beautiful views, and it’s only a short walk to the restaurants and shops in the traditional port of Dinan
Le Bois Hannelais is a pretty stone farmhouse, believed to be over 350 years old, which has all the original features and charm combined with modern style and amenities. Comfortably sleeping up to eight people in four bedrooms, this spacious countryside house is a good choice for a larger family group or for several couples.
A modern, new villa with contemporary finish, located just 800m from the mediaeval centre of Sarlat. Sleeping eight, this stylish four bedroom villa is set out on one bright and airy level with large patio doors that open out onto a large wooden terrace surrounding an impressive pool.
This contemporary and bright four bedroom villa, complete with indoor heated pool, is perfectly situated in a quiet location in the countryside near to Souillac and Sarlat. It has stunning floor to ceiling windows that overlook the fenced garden and the woods beyond that belong to the property.
A unique one bedroom apartment, forming part of a C16 stone tannery. With two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows, stylish Le Loft offers wonderful views down to the old stone bridge crossing the river in Dinan Port, which is just a few minutes’ walk away. It’s an ideal base from which to explore northern Brittany on foot or by bike.
Apartment des Tisserands is a characterful and tastefully decorated apartment in a wonderful location – next to the River Rance in the heart of the old port of Dinan. Forming part of an imposing old stone house and former tannery, the apartment has been recently upgraded, fitted out and decorated but has retained its character with original beams, fireplace with log burner and lime jointed stone walls. This property is ideally located to explore Brittany by bike or on foot.
La Maison Rosalie is a newly-built, modern three bedroom villa set in tranquil farmland, just 3km from the mediaeval centre of Sarlat. There is a private outdoor heated pool, with an open terrace overlooking it, and fabulous views of the surrounding gardens and countryside.
Combine three of our exciting holidays to experience the ultimate activity holiday in the Dordogne. 2 days of safe, undemanding canoeing with a choice of leisurely walking or cycling on the other days.
8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
All continental breakfasts and 7 evening meals included