Provence & Mediterranean - Independent Walking Holidays

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Secret Provence: Tour of the Baronnies

grade moderate guided walking jura or moderate challenging grade Cantal France independent walking holiday

7 nights - £670/€750 - 6 days independent walking between guest houses

Les Baronnies is a secret and unspoilt corner of France where the Alps meet the Provence with beautiful historic villages clinging to rocky mountain sides decorated in purple lavender flowers. Quiet walking trails through delightful and changing countryside bathe in a wonderful light.

baronnies in Provence south France self guided walks

 

Secret Provence: Baronnies Explorer

walking moderate baronnies Provence France or moderate challenging grade Baronnies France independent walking holiday

Between 4 and 14 nights - Ex. 7 nights £735/€830 - flexible multi-centre based walking holiday

Our Baronnies Explorer self-guided walking holiday discovers a remarkably beautiful and quiet area in northern Provence. You decide the number of nights and places you want to stay and we create a holiday tailored to your interests. Our walking guide includes a series of wonderful day walks of various lengths and difficulties spread across the Baronnies Regional Park.

baronnies in Provence south France self guided walks

 

Historic Hill-top Villages of Drome Provencale

grade moderate guided walking jura or moderate challenging grade Cantal France independent walking holiday

7 nights - £765/€850 - 6 days independent walking between guest houses

This unique self-guided walking holiday traverses the Drome Provencale from north to south, exploring varied and beautiful landscapes linked by several stunning historic perched villages. Starting in Crest in the Drome Valley, you’ll pass through scented lavender fields, secluded woods, vines of the Cote du Rhone and finally the olive groves of Nyons in the Baronnies.

walking holiday drome provence france

 

Cote du Rhone Wine Trail

moderate French walking holiday

6 nights - £615/€740 - 5 days independent walking between guest houses

9 nights - £970/€1090 - 8 days independent walking between guest houses

Our Cotes du Rhone Wine Trails in Provence explores the eastern side of the Rhone Valley from the Baronnies Regional Park in the north, to the slopes of the impressive rock spires of Dentelles de Montmirail in the south, passing by the foothills of Mont Ventoux.

cotes du rhone wine trail vines provence

 

Pyrenees Coastal Trail

grade moderate guided walking jura or moderate challenging grade Cantal France independent walking holiday

6 nights - £620/€675 - 5 1/2 days independent walking between guest houses

This self-guided walking holiday follows a classic coastal and mountain trail flirting with both the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean as it moves south from Collioure in France to Cadaques in Spain. Accommodation in two and three star hotels in fishing ports and villages.

Pyrenees coastal trail

French Fjords: Calanques National Park

grade moderate guided walking jura+

4 or 5 nights - From £585/€655 - 3 or 4 days independent walking based in a guest house in Cassis.

This self guided French walking holiday explores the Calanques National Park where gleaming white limestone cliffs form a stark contrast with the deep blue sky and the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. The Calanques coastline offers a unique landscape of beautiful fjords and dramatic cliffs, small ports and wonderful panoramic viewpoints. You'll stay in a delightful guest house in the pretty coastal resort of Cassis.

calanques provence south coast med walking holidat France

 

Luberon: Classic Provence

easy walking holiday France Beaujolais wine trail+

7 nights - £940/€1060 - 6 days independent walking between hotels

This self guided French walking holiday in Luberon takes in some of the best loved historic hill-top villages in Provence. Easy to moderate walking lets you discover a pretty landscape covered with vines, lavender, orchards and forests where small hills provide generous vantage points. You'll explore the beautiful historic villages of Gordes, Goult, Lacoste, Bonnieux and Roussillon, each with their own special character.

gordes historic village luberon regional park

 

Panoramas of Provence: Grand Tour of Luberon

grade moderate guided walking jura or moderate challenging grade Cantal France independent walking holiday

12 nights - From £1440/€1620 - 10 days independent walking between guest houses

This unique self-guided walking holiday undertakes a beautiful circuit around the hills, gorges and historic villages of the Luberon Regional Park in Provence. As well as visiting some of the best loved historic hill-top villages in Provence such as Gordes, Lacoste, Bonnieux, Roussillon and St Saturnin les Apt, your walking trail takes you off the beaten track into the higher hills and through some less frequented, charming hamlets and villages. Choice of walks on most days.

tour of Luberon in Provence self guided walking holiday France

 

Alps to Med Trail

moderate challenging grade Cantal France independent walking holiday

7 Nights - £695/€775 - 6 days independent walking between guest houses

Varied walking through a changing landscape from the Mercantour National Park in the Alps to the Mediterranean coast through beautiful perched alpine villages, with a rich historic and cultural heritage.

saorge independent walking from Mercantour alps to mediterranean coast

 

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