French Alps self guided walking holiday

French Alps self guided walking holiday

Chalet based, self guided walking holiday in the French Alps
From £515 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep
15% off Self Guided walking and Family Adventure holidays over the week of the 14th & 28th Jul 18! Now only £437.75 pp for self guided walking (it was originally £515 pp) and £488.75 per adult and £420.75 per child for our Family Adventure holiday!
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking from a historic chalet base
From £695 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Jul, 25 Aug
10% off our very popular 2 Peaks Guided walking holidays over the week of the 7th of July 2018! Now only £625.50 pp (it was originally £695 pp) for accommodation on a half board basis, a fantastic guide and transport to and from your walks!
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance
From €850 to €1,057 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 800€ (reduced from 1057€). Remaining June holidays are 997€ (reduced from 1057€). Holidays are still available during other weeks in 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Beautifully located accommodation in the Mercantour, France
From £448 per week (sleeps 2)
Accommodation
Fly to Nice and take in the movies (Cannes film festival time!) and the mountains. Spring in Mercantour National Park with accommodation for just £32 per person per night - May 10/23.
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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 €949 to €1,149 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 900€ (reduced from 1149€). Remaining June holidays are 1064€ (reduced from 1149€). Holidays are still available during several other weeks in 2018 No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
Cycling vacations in Burgundy, France

Cycling vacations in Burgundy, France

A bicycle by day, a barge by night
From US $1,320 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 26 May, 02 Jun, 09 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug
Mont Blanc walking vacation

Mont Blanc walking vacation

An stunning walk through the Alps around Mont Blanc
From US $1,000 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 03 Jun, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 05 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug
Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Classic Tour, using small inns and guesthouses
From US $3,715 to US $3,845 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep
2019: 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 21 Jul, 04 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug
Mout Blanc climbing vacation, France

Mout Blanc climbing vacation, France

Climb Western Europe's highest peak
From US $3,795 to US $3,955 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 14 Jun, 19 Jul, 2 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug
2019: 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 14 Jun, 19 Jul, 02 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug
Corsica walking vacation

Corsica walking vacation

Walking in the Corsican mountains
From US $1,235 to US $1,285 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep
2019: 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 03 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 01 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul
Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation

Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation

Probably the most dramatic walk in Europe
From US $2,405 to US $2,445 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Jun, 17 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep
2019: 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 16 Jun, 17 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 04 Aug, 11 Aug, 25 Aug
Mont Blanc Circuit classic hiking tour, 8 days

Mont Blanc Circuit classic hiking tour, 8 days

Hearty local cuisine from 3 countries & phenomenal views
From US $1,855 to US $1,925 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 11 Aug, 1 Sep
2019: 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 31 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 11 Aug
Birdwatching vacation in France

Birdwatching vacation in France

Great Bird Watching, Food, Wine and Bonhomie
From €850 to €1,057 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 800€ (reduced from 1057€). Remaining June holidays are 997€ (reduced from 1057€). Holidays are still available during other weeks in 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
French Riviera walking vacation, France

French Riviera walking vacation, France

Relaxed mountain and coastal daywalks
From US $1,655 to US $1,935 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jun, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep
2019: 13 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 8 Jun, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 09 Jun
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Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

The best of the Tour du Mont Blanc
From US $1,545 to US $1,675 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 26 May, 02 Jun, 09 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 04 Aug, 11 Aug, 25 Aug
Horse riding vacation in France

Horse riding vacation in France

Calm, beautifully-behaved horses and idyllic surroundings
From €850 to €1,057 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 800€ (reduced from 1057€). Remaining June holidays are 997€ (reduced from 1057€). Holidays are still available during other weeks in 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
Cycling vacation in the French Alps

Cycling vacation in the French Alps

Follow in the tracks of the Tour de France
From US $1,695US $1,271 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jun
Up to US $420 off. Late availability on these dates: 09 Jun
Walking vacation in Catalonia and France

Walking vacation in Catalonia and France

Coastal walking holiday in Catalonia & France
From US $1,705 to US $1,855 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun, 23 Sep, 14 Oct
2019: 14 Apr, 2 Jun, 22 Sep, 13 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 03 Jun
The GR10 Pyrenees hiking vacation in France

The GR10 Pyrenees hiking vacation in France

Following the French-Spanish border from the Atlantic to the Med
From US $2,245 to US $2,295 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jun, 30 Aug, 13 Sep
2019: 20 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 29 Aug, 12 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 21 Jun
France wellbeing vacation

France wellbeing vacation

An idyllic paradise where wellbeing comes naturally.
From €850 to €1,057 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 800€ (reduced from 1057€). Remaining June holidays are 997€ (reduced from 1057€). Holidays are still available during other weeks in 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
France to Spain overland vacation

France to Spain overland vacation

From romantic Paris to cosmopolitan Barcelona
From US $5,980 to US $6,280 28 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 5 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 7 Oct
2019: 21 Apr, 5 May, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jul, 22 Jul, 05 Aug
Barcelona to Rome small group vacation

Barcelona to Rome small group vacation

Vibrant Barcelona streets, picturesque Pyrenees & ancient Rome
From US $3,495US $3,380 to US $3,825 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jun, 30 Jun, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 30 Mar, 4 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Up to US $370 off. Late availability on these dates: 09 Jun, 30 Jun, 11 Aug
Paris to Madrid small group vacation

Paris to Madrid small group vacation

An adventure packed with art, nature, culture and history
From US $3,265US $2,938 to US $3,430 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 5 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 7 Oct
2019: 21 Apr, 5 May, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct
Up to US $320 off. Late availability on these dates: 17 Jun, 01 Jul, 22 Jul, 05 Aug
Alpine Cols of the Tour de France

Alpine Cols of the Tour de France

Spectacular cycling route through the Italian and French Alps
From US $1,575 to US $1,625 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 15 Jul, 26 Aug, 9 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 15 Jul, 26 Aug
Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn trekking holiday

Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn trekking holiday

Classic high level route from Chamonix to Zermatt
From US $3,025 to US $3,065 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug
2019: 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 25 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug
Mont Ventoux cycling weekend in France

Mont Ventoux cycling weekend in France

Climb one of the Tour de France's most iconic mountains
From US $975 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Jun, 23 Aug, 20 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 07 Jun, 23 Aug
Raid Pyrennean Coast to Coast ride in France

Raid Pyrennean Coast to Coast ride in France

A unique cycling tour of the Pyrenees
From US $1,705 to US $1,745 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep
2019: 22 Jun, 10 Aug, 31 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 04 Aug
France self guided challenging cycling vacation

France self guided challenging cycling vacation

Brilliant cycling in France with great food, wine & bonhomie
From €850 to €1,057 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Remaining May holidays are 800€ (reduced from 1057€). Remaining June holidays are 997€ (reduced from 1057€). Holidays are still available during other weeks in 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2018.
Family multi activity vacation in the French Alps

Family multi activity vacation in the French Alps

Multi-activity family adventure holiday in the French Alps
From £488.75 to £575 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug
15% off Self Guided walking and Family Adventure holidays over the week of the 14th & 28th Jul 18! Now only £437.75 pp for self guided walking (it was originally £515 pp) and £488.75 per adult and £420.75 per child for our Family Adventure holiday!
Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France

Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France

A guided walking holiday through beautiful regions of France
From US $1,855 to US $1,935 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 16 Jun
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps
From
£695
excluding flights
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
The views from the walks was the highlight. (more)Geoff Wright
In one word 'excellent'. (more)Julie Whyte
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€850
excluding flights
Truly great value and the fact that most of the guests had been before and one set I think 12 times makes its own point. (more)David Edmonds
The beautiful countryside, great food, wine and company. Our hosts Carolyn and Peter were great fun, interesting conversationalists and they run a lovely home. I walked my legs off and swam in the pool every day. (more)Mairead Ryan
The most memorable part was the hospitality of the hosts. (more)Elaine Overnell
French Alps self guided walking holiday
From
£515
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
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France
From
€949
excluding flights
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
Fantastic! We would highly recommend this vacation to friends/family who might be interested in experiencing local culture in the French countryside in combination with hiking and/or biking. (more)Christina Freeman
Mont Blanc walking vacation
From
US $1,000
excluding flights
A great experience, really glad I was there for the wild flowers. Well organised and a brilliant guide. Good rapport among the group despite language differences. (more)Susan Sandalls
Excellent - this is our third family vacation through Responsible Travel and each one has been fantastic. (more)Leslie Keeney
10/10 (more)Angela Wingfield
Mercantour Park self catering gite, France
From
£448
per week (sleeps 2)
Best bits: Walking up to and visiting the rock art in the Vallee des Merveilles, and the Fete du Pain in St Martin Vιsubie. (more)Carolyne Mason
Excellent. We travelled with young family and would certainly stay again so cannot recommend it too highly. (more)ROSIE KELBRICK
A really worthwhile and memorable vacation: the self guided walks were well planned and gave us a great idea of the locality; the food was very good and the garden(s) excellent for relaxing on our days off. We were given a very warm welcome and a friendly stay. (more)Jon Nay
Cycling vacations in Burgundy, France
From
US $1,320
excluding flights
I thoroughly enjoyed the vacation & the food & cycling were excellent. (more)Belinda Perry
Biking through the towns with our tour guide, Inka, who was an exceptional leader. The ride was challenging, leisurely, and culturally rewarding! (more)Michael Chirichello
I really enjoyed the vacation. All 18 of us got on very well and each day's cycling was just the right amount of cycling and sight-seeing. Martin & Marjorie's hospitality and food were excellent. Our cycle guide, Yon Willan was fantastic and I will miss having him around! (more)Joanna Moncrieff
Mout Blanc climbing vacation, France
From
US $3,795
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The scramble up the side of "Le Grand Couloir": unforgettable. Tips? Get fit before going. Upper body strength is very useful for the scrambling sections. Local benefits? Yes. We used local guides and stayed in eco-friendly refuges whilst on the mountains. Overall rating? This was one of the most enjoyable and rewarding vacations I have ever been on. The training was thorough and to the point. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly and the accommodation... (more)Anthony Harpur
Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation
From
US $2,405
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The whole walk on the Mont Blanc circuit is amazing Tips? Make sure you do loads of hills and long walking days to get fit. Local benefits? Not really Overall rating? Great (more)Barbara Hayers
France wellbeing vacation
From
€850
excluding flights
Memorable parts? tranquillity, excellent hospitality, French cuisine & Wines. Cycle rides & Wednesday's Posh Picnic Tips? Just try it you won't be disappointed Local benefits? Most definitely Overall rating? Overall Tres Magnifique. Could have had a different choice at breakfast every other day. (more)Karen Morgan
Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc
From
US $1,545
excluding flights
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
Mont Blanc climbing vacation
From
US $3,260
excluding flights
Climbing was the most memorable part. (more)Gunvor Leirbukt
Memorable: 1.Training in the stunning beautiful mountains - Trient Glacier. 2. The views on the climb up and down from Mont Blanc summit, including sunrise Exciting - the scramble up to the Gouter Refuge. (more)John Hehir
I think the attempt to reach the summit of Mont Blanc and in spite not having made it due to bad weather conditions it was still nice to have been to the Dome de Gouter. Other moments were the stunning landscapes. (more)Peter Koopmans
Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France
From
US $1,855
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Verdon gorges. Moustiers-Sainte-Marie. Tips? You have to be able to walk around 15 km a day, and climb up to 500 m a day. Note that the trip notes do not include getting to the starts of the walks. Some of the descents are a little slippy, because of loose stones. You need to be able to carry around 2 litres of water (it gets hot), and you have to buy your own food in the mornings, for picnic lunches. Local benefits? Yes, the guide is local, as are... (more)David Appleton
Vegetarian vacations in France
From
€850
excluding flights
The very friendly and helpful hosts were the most memorable part of the vacation...Both hiking and cycling were enjoyable activities. (more)Helga Hoffmann-Orton
The hospitality of our hosts was most memorable...Look forward to a great vacation in beautiful, secluded locations. (more)Hilary Wight
A wonderfully calming and tranquil vacation rather than an "exciting" one. Should also mention the great hospitality shown by our hosts, delicious home cooked food and generous introductions to local wines and brandies! A lovely relaxing time. (more)Mark McKenzie
Horse riding vacation in France
From
€850
excluding flights
A fantastic place which lived up to my expectations. (more)Katherine Amos
Excellent. This is a fine place to stay! With lovely people and surroundings. The best parts were riding in unknown rural France with horses up country tracks and beneath trees in occasional woodland. Meeting other riders and brushing up my French whilst the instructor brushed up my riding skills! (more)Liz Beaven
Tips for other travelers? Stay an extra week!...Ten out of ten. (more)Sue Evans
Raid Pyrennean Coast to Coast ride in France
From
US $1,705
excluding flights
Great cycling. (more)Theresa Torrance
Very good...You need to be really fit for this vacation. Train beforehand as much as possible. (more)Dave Hutton
Family multi activity vacation in the French Alps
From
£488.75
excluding flights
Excellent - stunning area, with lots to do. I was with my 18 and 13 year old and we did an activity or walk, bike hire each day and were "happy tired" at the end of each day!- (more)Peter Wightman
Best bit: River-rafting. (more)Cormac Lucey
10 out of 10...We had the best vacation we've ever had! (more)Theresa Reynolds
France self guided challenging cycling vacation
From
€850
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The most memorable part was Carolynn and Peter's warm hospitality involving lovely food, generous amounts of good wine and cognac and lively conversation around the dinner table. Domino the dog made everyone feel loved. The road cycling is excellent due to the almost deserted roads and hilly terrain. The routes provided are easy to follow, varied and provide a good workout over the week. Tips? Be prepared to put on weight as the food and wine is abundant and hard... (more)Carol Gray
Birdwatching vacation in France
From
€850
excluding flights
Both my husband and myself loved our week. Lazing by and in the pool late afternoon was lovely and the weather was hot. Being able to walk littlle or miles or not at all, was good -there is no compulsion to be super active, though you can! If you want to be totally catered for and live in verdant peace for a week, but have company too-this is the place for you! (more)Clare McKee
Excellent. It was not a thrills and spills vacation, just a quiet retreat where you are looked after. And if that is what you need, this is a place for you. (more)Tina cook
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