Family adventure vacation to France

Family adventure vacation to France

Life enhancing family adventure & yoga in the French Alps
From £834 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

The best of the Tour du Mont Blanc
From US $1,399 to US $1,749 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 27 Jul, 03 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 07 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 05 Oct
French Alps self guided walking holiday

French Alps self guided walking holiday

Chalet based, self guided walking holiday in the French Alps
From £525 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug
25% off our self guided walking weeks in the French Alps. Now only £393.75 per person for half board in a luxury chalet for a week for all remaining weeks over summer 2019.
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking from a historic chalet base
From £715 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
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Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambience
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: Self-guided walking holidays commence most Sunday afternoons from May to September
350€-off per person in weeks commencing July 21 & August 4. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. See impressive five-star guest reviews on this page.
Snowshoeing in the French Alps

Snowshoeing in the French Alps

Snowshoeing in the Alps with a high mountain guide
From €1,398 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Jan, 7 Mar
Winter walking & snowshoeing, France

Winter walking & snowshoeing, France

Top winter walking/snow shoeing in the Mercantour, France
From €830 to €945 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Dec, 29 Dec
2020: 25 Jan, 8 Feb
French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option

French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option

Experience real French culture while relaxing mindfully...
From €510 to €780 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but the length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Alternative family winter vacation in Chamonix, France

Alternative family winter vacation in Chamonix, France

Half term family ski, yoga & circus holiday
From £520 to £825 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Feb
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Provence biking tour, France

Provence biking tour, France

Cycling tour of Provence for avid riders.
From €1,100 to €1,530 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Starts any day from April 1st through October 25th
Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Beautifully located accommodation in the Mercantour, France
From €518 per week (sleeps 2)
Accommodation
Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Classic Tour, using small inns and guesthouses
From US $3,799 to US $4,249 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug
2020: 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 27 Jul, 03 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug
Mout Blanc climbing vacation, France

Mout Blanc climbing vacation, France

Climb Western Europe's highest peak
From US $4,349 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Aug, 29 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 15 Aug, 29 Aug
Avignon to Nice cycling tour in France

Avignon to Nice cycling tour in France

A visually stunning cycling trip from Avignon to Nice
From €1,290 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
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Provence self guided cycling tours, Avignon to Camargue

Provence self guided cycling tours, Avignon to Camargue

Provence heritage and natural beauty on full display
From €910 to €1,270 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This tour starts any day from April 1st to October 25th
Burgundy self guided cycling tours, France

Burgundy self guided cycling tours, France

Cycle through beautiful Burgundy & taste exquisite wines
From €985 to €1,060 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This tour starts any day (excluding Monday or Tuesday) from March through October
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Family walking tour with a donkey in Southern French Alps
From €560 to €660 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
Mont Blanc walking holiday

Mont Blanc walking holiday

A stunning walk through the Alps around Mont Blanc
From US $1,079 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Corsica walking vacation

Corsica walking vacation

Walking in the Corsican mountains
From US $1,379 to US $1,399 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Sep
2020: 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 15 Sep
Rural France accommodation, heart of the Provence

Rural France accommodation, heart of the Provence

Eco accommodation in the unspoilt heart of Provence
From €700 per week
Accommodation
Chateau to Chateau family cycling tour in the Loire

Chateau to Chateau family cycling tour in the Loire

Unique itinerary for families to discover the Loire Chateaux
From €630 to €750 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture

French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture

Experience real French culture while relaxing mindfully...
From €370 to €1,275 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Ski touring vacation in France

Ski touring vacation in France

Ski touring trip in the wild Queyras Regional Nature Park
From €1,153 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
Provence self guided cycling tour, Avignon to Cassis

Provence self guided cycling tour, Avignon to Cassis

Discover Provence from Avignon to the Mediterranean by bike
From €995 to €1,380 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Start any day April 1st through October 25th
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Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Value centre based self guided walking - Mercantour, France
From €755 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures - dependent on availability of accommodation
Provence walking tour, France

Provence walking tour, France

A superb walking holiday exploring the best of Provence
From €1,025 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Sep
Portes du Soleil chalet in the French Alps

Portes du Soleil chalet in the French Alps

Traditionally built catered mountain eco-chalet
From €80 to €150 per room per night
Accommodation
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Idyllic cycling in France with great food, wine and bonhomie
From €1,070 to €1,180 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 27 Sep
350€-off per person in weeks commencing July 21 & August 4. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. See our impressive five-star guest reviews on this page.
Self guided cycling vacation, Gastronomic Provence

Self guided cycling vacation, Gastronomic Provence

Discover Provence's renowned cuisine and hidden gems by bike
From €1,160 to €1,290 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can start on any Saturday April 1st to October 25th
Loire Valley self catering farm cottage, France

Loire Valley self catering farm cottage, France

Perfect Loire Valley country cottage for two
From €560 to €750 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-4)
Accommodation
French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option
From
€510
excluding flights
I cannot compliment the food enough! Each morning a delicious breakfast home made! The picnics provided had a great variety and were scrumptious ! (more)Marie Louise Murray
St Jeannette is a beautiful and friendly village, as were Benoit and Corinne. This has been my best experience in France. (more)Elizabeth (Sibby) Henderson
The most memorable part of the vacation were the people running the accommodation and the supporting crew who organised all the activities and ensured a comfortable stay. (more)Shalini Menon Venugopal
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€1,000
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the wonderful hosts and food (more)Ruth Anderson
Peter and Carolynn source as much as they could locally, especially the wine. (more)Dorothy Penny
Excellent ! Friendly welcoming hosts, good accommodation and great food and drink. The vacation had all the best elements of a home stay with friends. (more)Keith Mahony
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps
From
£715
excluding flights
Probably the best walking vacation I've ever had - spectacular scenery; the perfect combination of hard physical exercise and pampering that you know you've earned. (more)Alison Sadler
If you are unsure whether this vacation is for you - just do it. The guided walks were a particular highlight. (more)Lesley Hadfield
I do want to say that our stay in the chalet was absolutely 5 *****. We were cared for beautifully in a warm and friendly ambiance with delicious, generous and creative meals, including wine. There was plenty on offer at the chalet....tv, games, hot tub. Our guide, Bruno, was fantastic. (more)Denise Hellier
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France
From
€560
excluding flights
5* (more)Janne Thomsen
I did the hike together with my daughter who is ten years and I think from this travel she could more benefit for her life than from any other materialised consumerism such as buying stuff … (more)Sarah Dorkenwald
It was fantastic. We loved it (even when it rained). (more)Lucy Chadwick
Mont Blanc walking holiday
From
US $1,079
excluding flights
Getting to hike in the alps in 3 countries and seeing the wonderful landscapes was memorable. (more)Alfredo Ancog
The most memorable and exciting part of the vacation was the incredible views. (more)Jane Hawes
We had some stunning views, every day! Although the days were very different, they did not disappoint. (more)Teuntje Tijssen
Snowshoeing in the French Alps
From
€1,398
excluding flights
The husky dog sledding, the ice climb, the snowshoeing itself, being out in such a beautiful environment! And our companions too - the other four people in the party were lovely, and we all got on very well together - enough in common to bond yet different enough for good conversation! (more)Angela Dennison
In terms of the most exciting part, it has to be the ice climbing...not part of our original plans but I'm so glad it was suggested. Slow down and enjoy your stay in what really is an undiscovered part of the Alps. (more)Norma Sherratt
Well organized, interesting, hassle free and great fun- the ideal introduction to the activities. (more)Matt Hannah
Honeymoon accommodation in the Dordogne, France
From
€930
per couple per week
We cannot recommend it highly enough. We will definitely be back. (more)Conor Gately
The vacation was brilliant from start to finish, great communication from the owners of the lodge and such friendly and helpful people on arrival and throughout the stay. We would recommend this vacation to anybody who would like a quiet and relaxing stay and enjoy the use of the Eco-cabin. (more)Daniel Holden-Jones
Family adventure vacation to France
From
£834
excluding flights
The hike to the mountain refuge was an extraordinary experience. It was quite a challenging walk, but absolutely worth it. Along the route we were treated to stunning views and a river to swim in. (more)Richard Davidson
Special highlights for us included secret local lakes to swim in and hiking/sleeping in the refuge. This vacation allowed us to each find our own source for life again and we have such treasured memories that will last as long as our lives. (more)Elspeth Lorriman
This vacation met our family’s needs on so many levels. We all agree it has been our most successful and memorable vacation to date. Excellent! (more)Donna Fleming
French Alps self guided walking holiday
From
£525
excluding flights
We had a fantastic time staying in Samoens... The walking was amazing at this time of year: alpine meadows, wildflowers, waterfalls, and glacial landscapes, and not too challenging: we ranged between 500m and 970m ascent in a day. We went rafting on the Giffre on our day off, which was also great. (more)Ross Carne
Superb walking country (more)Christine Ansons
Varied expertly guided walks through magnificent scenery (more)Jon Hargreaves
Pyrenees family activity vacation
From
£790
excluding flights
Every activity was great - extremely challenging but with great guides who helped us all to succeed (more)Kathy Halliday
The activities were all superbly planned, organised and great fun. White water rafting was enjoyed by all of the family, the scenic mountain walk was enhanced by local species being pointed out for us and information on how the various rock formations occurred. (more)Mary Fretwell
I particularly loved our mountain walk, with spectacular views and carpets of Pyrenean irises, and I think one of the highlights for all of us was swimming in a beautiful mountain lake. (more)Trisha Cochrane
Burgundy self guided cycling tours, France
From
€985
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Cycling at our own pace through stunning, varied countryside and finding places that we would have missed in a car. Tips? Be prepared for more than just undulating vineyards - there are some hills and you should have a decent level of fitness. (However, we managed and are in our more senior years!) The hire bikes were excellent, sturdy machines and there was technical back-up if required. (Luckily not needed! ) Local benefits? Staying at comfortable,... (more)Neil Crawley
Provence self guided cycling tours, Avignon to Camargue
From
€910
excluding flights
Very well organised and very enjoyable.... The scenery was beautiful, except in the Camargue, and all the villages were very French and full of atmosphere. Cycling through the Montagnettes and Alpilles was lovely. (more)Trish Price
Successfully navigating our way in and out of beautiful little towns being enthusiastically helped with directions and suggestions for great things to see and do by locals even with our absolute lack of French. (more)Jennifer Wright
Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc
From
US $1,399
excluding flights
The scenery (more)Warwick Lee
The views of Mt Blanc were amazing, especially when taking the Cable Car to the very top of the Glaciers. (more)Michael Cooke
Beautiful scenery. (more)Lim Seop Ling
Winter walking & snowshoeing, France
From
€830
excluding flights
We had fabulous weather to enjoy the scenery... It was a lovely relaxing vacation. The food was plentiful and good... (more)Catherine Mclaren
Wonderful scenery, great food, best company (more)Michaela Brinkhaus
Having a great variety of walking experiences was wonderful - from full-on snowshoeing to walking over ice and snow with cleats/microspikes on our boots to gazing across from the mountain tops at the Med (more)Angie Polkey
Self guided cycling vacation, Gastronomic Provence
From
€1,160
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The unknown! Everyday was whatever we wanted it to be, because we had the freedom to bike quickly to our next destination, or stop and gaze at every landscape or building or ANYTHING we felt like doing! We discovered something new everyday. Tips? If you book it for the time frame we did (mid May) beware the mistral winds! They are more fierce at this time, as we discovered very quickly. It did not negatively affect our experience because we are athletic and love... (more)Melissa Ferrari
Corsica walking vacation
From
US $1,379
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A truly glorious introduction to Corsica's valleys & mountains led by a' Maquis' with knowledge, enthusiasm, sensitivity & humour. Tips? Dont expect much down time! Be up front about your level of fitness. Take insect repellent. local Bar des Amies is not a late night venue nor is the hotel Beau Sejour. Massage needs to be in-group as there is no place in village There were rumours of a masseuse with a camionette in the square but....... Local benefits? The... (more)Sheila Turner
French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture
From
€370
excluding flights
The vacation was very enjoyable and very memorable. Benoit and Corinne are excellent and committed hosts, and the accommodation is superbly situated. (more)Mark Hutchinson
The entire trip was memorable however my favorite aspect to this trip was the people I met. I went on this trip alone however I met some very friendly people who were also staying at the house. (more)Divya Patel
Rural France accommodation, heart of the Provence
From
€700
per week
Memorable parts? The view, the peace. Our hosts Will and Bea who are so helpful and informative and we mustn't forget the two dogs, Joey and Basho who were great company. Tips? If you are looking for noise and nightlife this is not for you. This is a place of beauty, tranquility and nature ( the butterflies were amazing and the cigales in full swing). There are a number of stairs from the car parking area to the place so if you have a severe mobility problem you may find it a little... (more)Christine Pavey
Winter activity vacation in the French Alps
From
€546
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was... Husky driving... Brilliant. (more)Brenda Evans
The young people Sam and Rachel achieved confidence respectively in snowboarding and downhill skiing in a small quiet resort at Ancelle for the first three days...Successful as a way of satisfying all ages and giving the family precious time to be on our own without the pressures of work and university. (more)Rosemary Rayner
The most memorable part was snow shoeing on a beautiful sunny Christmas Day and completing our first Via Ferrata. (more)Lynn Clunie
Alternative family winter vacation in Chamonix, France
From
£520
excluding flights
Wonderful skiing and meeting all the other families. The yoga in the mornings and evenings really helped the muscles after skiing. (more)Gemma Carr
Such an unusual and great blend of yoga in the morning as the sun came up and fun circus skills, provided by fun, caring people. The community feel that the team creates is very special. Nothing is too much trouble. Our kids aged 10 and 12 had a ball and enjoyed mingling with the 35+ other kids form the UK. (more)Britta Bayman
Fabulous!...We loved the location of Skiroc next to the beginners slopes and a short ride on the local train to a bigger area. Lovely people, ample and wholesome food and just a great weeks skiing. (more)Holly Whittle
French Riviera vacation accommodation
From
€75
per double room per night
The cooking experience was the most memorable part our vacation. (more)Linda Bingham
The views from the rooms are breath taking. The owners go the extra mile to ensure that your stay is as perfect as possible...A unique and restful experience which we hope to be able repeat one day. After only five nights we came home feeling recharged and with many fond memories. (more)Nick Medhurst
Best vacation ever... The tour of the old city of Nice and the trip to the village of Tourettes the St Jeannet winery and the cooking class with Corrine were truly memorable. (more)Vicki Wright
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France
From
€1,070
excluding flights
Carolyn's gourmet meals were a highlight of the evenings and the conviviality among the guests spawned deep conversations. Peter was so knowledgeable about European culture and history. He also provided great bikes along with suggestions for routes, both long and short, each day. (more)Janet and Dave Williams
The people were fabulous both the hosts and guests. Competent, kind, thoughtful hosts. Great food and lovely setting great cycling and walking. (more)Nicki Mazey
Excellent. Accommodation was first class. Hosts were excellent. Environment refreshing and relaxing. The vacation lived up to the blurb on the website! (more)Brian Flynn
Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections
From
€810
excluding flights
Wonderful walking in the Vesubie valley and Mercantour National Park in stunning mountains with superb views and dazzling lakes. Beautiful wildflowers and countless butterflies, lots of other wildlife to spot. (more)Ian Sheriff
Liz and Mel made us extremely welcome and were excellent hosts. We were given delicious meals and snacks every day and Liz went out of her way to cater for dietary needs, which was a real bonus on a vacation like this. (more)Janet Nelson
Seeing fantastic landscapes & wildlife was memorable. Really great. (more)Ingrid Beveridge
Pyrenees guided walking vacation
From
£790
excluding flights
Accommodation was excellent; the food was outstanding; the walks were breathtaking and the happy and pleasant environment created by Rob and Emma made it all a very enjoyable and memorable experience. (more)Vincent O
Thoroughly enjoyable...the absolutely awesome views of mountains covered with patchy snow, lakes of glacial water so still the reflection of the landscape clearly visible; thundering waterfalls cascading down the cliff sides... (more)Carol Ferris
Great walks, good company and food. Was well looked after - important as a solo traveler (more)Rosemary Ruddell
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