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Marseille hiking vacation

One week walking trip based in the bustling melting pot city of Marseille, an ancient historic port on the Meditarranean, and the gateway to the fabulous protected coastal regions nearby. The Calanques is an area of cliffs and quiet creeks between Marseille and the town of Cassis, above the azure water of the Mediterranean sea. The area has been a protected National Park since 2012 and is an ideal walking destination easily accessible form Marseille.Read more >
From 890 excluding flights

Mont Ventoux cycling tour, France

Guided, center based cycling trip in one of the most beautiful regions of France, through the rolling countryside and quiet cols of Provence. Climb the 1912m (6263ft) Mont Ventoux by its two most iconic routes via Bedoin and Malaucène, made famous in the Tour de France. From its summit, the “Giant of Provence” towers over the surrounding countryside and offers a fantastic 360° view over the Massif Central, the Alps and the Pre Alps. The summit is a bustle of activity with with cyclists from all around the world meeting up after the challenge of the climb. You ride, let us look after the rest! Our guide in the support vehicle sweeps the group, carrying your water, extra equipment, picnic ...Read more >
From 695 excluding flights

Walking vacation in Sierra Nevada & Granada

Spain : A walking experience through the Sierra Nevada and Alpujarras in Andalusia. These hills were the last Moorish stronghold in Spain until the seventeenth century and their stunningly white villages and irrigation systems called `acequias´ are still to be found in this region. We will walk through the white villages scattered gently against the brown limestone and slate walls, the upper parts covered with snow until the summer. Spend the last 2 days in the amazing city of Granada influenced by Islamic culture and well known for its gastronomic food.Read more >
From 850 excluding flights

Saint Véran snowshoeing vacation in the French Alps

8-day snowshoeing trip in the fabulous Queyras natural park with a local mountain guide. Known as the "highest village in Europe" - the church at the village center is at over 2000m altitude, and the highest point of the commune is at 3175m - St Véran is one of the most beautiful villages of the southern French Alps, located in the protected natural setting of the Queyras Regional Park. A traditional mountain village, the local heritage is very much in evidence in the local houses or "fustes" that were traditional farmhouses built in larch wood, with it's characteristic reddisc colour, where people and cattle shared the living space together! The stone- and larchwood-built village has a ...Read more >
From 1,025 excluding flights

Walking vacation in the French Alps

A unique walking trip in one of the most dramatic and unspoilt areas of the French Alps. The Queyras Regional park is unique with its towering peaks and protected vegetation and landscape. The trip is based in St Veran, one of the highest villages in Europe at over 2000m altititude, at the heart of the Regional Park and a perfect base for walks throughout the area. You will stay in the family-run Grand Tetras hotel, in a village of stone and wood chalets, ancient chapels and water fountains. Your local guide is passionate about the Queyras and will share this passion, ensuring this trip will be a perfect ant unique experience.Read more >
From 975 excluding flights

Cycling Tour de France climbs in the South Alps

This tour will bring you to the most famous Alpine cols of the Tour de France. The assistance vehicle will never be far to help you when you need, transport your luggages and organise stops to make the trip as enjoyable as possible!Read more >
From 1,050 excluding flights

Provence Alps cycling vacation in France

5 days riding on quiet roads with spectacular Provence / south French Alps scenery. Physical demands rating: Moderate (around 60 km & 800m climbing) to Challenging (around 100 km & 1600 m of climbing, optional extension).Read more >
From 875 excluding flights

Mont Blanc walking vacations

The Tour du Mont Blanc consistently appeals to generations of trekkers from different countries as one of the most prestigious sites in the world. Crossing through three countries as you walk around the tallest mountain in Europe, in just over a week, is extraordinary. Glaciers follow you along the walk, as do valleys and meadows and the alpine fauna and flora. This round trip enables spectacular vistas from every angle of Mont Blanc. The trek includes luggage transfer, so only carry the essentials in your rucksack and do not forget the camera! 6 days guided walking with qualified IML (International mountain leader) includedRead more >
From 1,175 excluding flights

Alpine GR 5 guided walking vacation in France

Guided trip : Join the myth in 2020, when you walk the Alpine portion of the spectacular GR 5 hiking trail known as La Grande Traversée des Alpes. From the fortified town of Briançon, capital of the southern French Alps, to the iconic Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest massif, this challenging Alpine trek takes in the highlights of the famous long-distance GR 5 hiking trail on a 9 day guided trip.Read more >
From 1,185 excluding flights

Switzerland snowshoeing vacation

Nestled at the heart of the Kiental Valley in the Swiss Alps, the picturesque mountain village of Griealp will be your ideal base in this snowshoeing vacation in Switzerland. The village is at the terminus steepest bus route in Europe - a spectacular ride on the Swiss Postbus, with climbs of 28%. This doesn't matter though as the bus doesn't run in Winter, and the road is closed to private vehicles after Tschingel, so you can really get away from it all in the calm of the Swiss Alps. With 250km of trails throughout the valley, there is a vast choice of snowshoe walks in the area and your accommodation in the family-run chalet Naturfreundhaus will be ideal for unwinding in front of a ...Read more >
From 1,025 excluding flights

Snowshoeing in Austria, East Tyrol

You will be based in the East Tyrol, probably the most alpine part of Austria surrounded by high mountains like Grossglockner the highest summit of Austria (3798m).Read more >
From 1,025 excluding flights

Dolomites snowshoeing vacation in Italy

7 Days in South Tyrol near Dobbiaco / Toblach. Based in Villabassa, you will explore the Fanes - Sennes Natural, The Austrian border, The Tre Cime area with a professional qualified international Mountain leader. This trips is of moderate physical challenge for occasional hikers and previous experience of snowshoeing is not absolutely necessary. Come and fall in love with the winter dolomites !!Read more >
From 1,085 excluding flights
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