Family adventure vacation to France

Family adventure vacation to France

Life enhancing family adventure & yoga in the French Alps
From £998 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking from a historic chalet base
From £829 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 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
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: 2020: 15 Feb, 20 Dec
Additional date for a great snowshoe holiday in the Mercantour - 15 Feb 2020 - cosy rooms, cool company, guided walking, home cooked food (veggies welcome). An hour from Nice - €830 - all inclusive as soon as you arrive!
Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc

The best of the Tour du Mont Blanc
From US $1,749 to US $1,879 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 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
2021: 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct
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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
No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Carbon reduction incentive - free train station transfers.
Cycling vacations in Burgundy, France

Cycling vacations in Burgundy, France

A bicycle by day, a barge by night
From US $1,579 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug
Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation

Classic Tour, using small inns and guesthouses
From US $4,049 to US $4,279 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug
2021: 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug
Mont Blanc walking holiday

Mont Blanc walking holiday

A stunning walk through the Alps around Mont Blanc
From US $1,150 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep
Corsica walking vacation

Corsica walking vacation

Walking in the Corsican mountains
From US $1,399 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep
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: 10 Oct
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: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Carbon reduction incentive - free train station transfers.
Pyrenees guided walking vacation

Pyrenees guided walking vacation

Walking& trekking holidays with qualified Mountain Leaders
From £870 to £985 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 3 May, 10 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep
Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections

Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections

Magic walking - Mercantour National Park - South of France
From €810 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 May, 6 Jun, 25 Jul
Provence cycling vacation in France

Provence cycling vacation in France

Ride through the heart of Provence
From US $1,300 to US $1,450 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 May, 18 Jul, 29 Aug
2021: 15 May, 31 Jul, 4 Sep, 18 Sep
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Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation

Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation

Probably the most dramatic walk in Europe
From US $2,249 to US $2,349 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug
2021: 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug
Birdwatching vacation in France

Birdwatching vacation in France

Great Bird Watching, Food, Wine and Bonhomie
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Carbon reduction incentive - free train station transfers.
French Riviera walking vacation, France

French Riviera walking vacation, France

Relaxed mountain and coastal daywalks
From US $1,799 to US $2,099 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Apr, 6 Jun, 29 Aug, 12 Sep, 10 Oct
2021: 8 May, 5 Jun, 28 Aug, 11 Sep, 25 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 25 Apr
Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France

Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France

A guided walking holiday through beautiful regions of France
From US $1,949 to US $2,249 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 May, 6 Jun, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct
2021: 15 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct
Horse riding vacation in France

Horse riding vacation in France

Calm, beautifully-behaved horses and idyllic surroundings
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Carbon reduction incentive - free train station transfers.
Pyrenees family activity vacation

Pyrenees family activity vacation

Try caving and paragliding with the family
From £870 to £1,005 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug
Burgundy photography retreat in France

Burgundy photography retreat in France

Chateau based food and lifestyle photo retreat, Burgundy
From £2,650 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Sep
Alpine Wolf tracking vacation, France

Alpine Wolf tracking vacation, France

Once in a lifetime wolf tracking adventure in French Alps
From €798 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 28 Mar
Hiking in the Ardeche, France

Hiking in the Ardeche, France

- Go Hiking in the beautiful Cevennes landscapes.
From £595 to £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 26 Apr
Trans Ardeche Mountain biking shell

Trans Ardeche Mountain biking shell

Traverse the gorgeous Ardeche on your mountain bike.
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 28 Mar, 3 Oct
Alpine GR5 guided walking vacation in France

Alpine GR5 guided walking vacation in France

The mythical "Grande Traversιe des Alpes"
From €1,185 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Jul
Canoe skills vacation in France

Canoe skills vacation in France

- Learn to canoe in the mighty Ardeche Gorge.
From £595 to £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 11 Apr, 12 Sep
Provence cultural tour

Provence cultural tour

Cultural and gastronomic tour of the very best of Provence.
From €3,200 to €3,600 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 May, 12 Sep
2021: 29 May, 4 Sep
Unbeatable value on the last few places on our May 30 departure. Save €800 per person, with our late availability offer of €2800 pp instead of €3600
Loire Valley cycling vacation in France

Loire Valley cycling vacation in France

Explore the Loire Valley on bike
From US $1,400 to US $1,430 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip is no longer running
Normandy walking vacation in France

Normandy walking vacation in France

Discover the Normandy countryside on foot
From US $1,249 to US $1,309 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Apr, 2 Apr, 3 Apr, 4 Apr, 5 Apr, 6 Apr, 7 Apr, 8 Apr, 9 Apr, 10 Apr, 11 Apr, 12 Apr, 13 Apr, 14 Apr, 15 Apr, 16 Apr, 17 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 20 Apr, 21 Apr, 22 Apr, 23 Apr, 24 Apr, 25 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 28 Apr, 29 Apr, 30 Apr, 1 May, 2 May, 3 May, 4 May, 5 May, 6 May, 7 May, 8 May, 9 May, 10 May, 11 May, 12 May, 13 May, 14 May, 15 May, 16 May, 17 May, 18 May, 19 May, 20 May, 21 May, 22 May, 23 May, 24 May, 25 May, 26 May ...
Late availability on these dates: 01 Apr, 02 Apr, 03 Apr, 04 Apr, 05 Apr, 06 Apr, 07 Apr, 08 Apr, 09 Apr, 10 Apr, 11 Apr, 12 Apr, 13 Apr, 14 Apr, 15 Apr, 16 Apr, 17 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 20 Apr, 21 Apr, 22 Apr, 23 Apr, 24 Apr, 25 Apr,...
Yoga and snow retreat in the French Alps

Yoga and snow retreat in the French Alps

Yoga and Snow Mountain Holidays in Amazing Portes du Soleil
From €950 to €1,250 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 Mar
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€1,000
excluding flights
Just what I needed. Restful, easy, a real vacation. (more)Paul Johnson
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
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps
From
£829
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
Family adventure vacation to France
From
£998
excluding flights
Overnight hike to refuge was lovely. Also loved the white water rafting - I've done that a few times and this was excellent. (more)Francesca Cadbury
Very good indeed. Well run and relaxing. (more)Emma Newton
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
Mont Blanc vacation, Tour du Mont Blanc
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US $1,749
excluding flights
The walk in Courmayeur. (more)Peter Roobete
Overall arrangements were very good (more)Brian Collins
The scenery (more)Warwick Lee
Winter walking & snowshoeing, France
From
€830
excluding flights
It was a truly special and welcoming experience. This was a vacation which we will long remember and we feel we have made new friends. (more)Huw Thomas
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
Corsica walking vacation
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US $1,399
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 local... (more)Sheila Turner
Burgundy photography retreat in France
From
£2,650
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food. Charlotte is amazing! And by the way, the photography instruction and discussion was good too, Niall! One day I was last to arrive at the car. Someone made some slightly negative remark, to which Niall smiled at me, shook his head slightly at the remark and said, "We feed them into submission." He appreciated the power of Charlotte's wonderful food. Any request related to issues with food was always listened to seriously and taken note of. Things weren't just left... (more)Esther Andrews
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
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France
From
€1,070
excluding flights
Friendly place . Felt right at home. Comfortable lodging and excellent food. Great hosts. (more)Daniel Jacusiel
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
Provence walking tour, France
From
€1,025
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food throughout the stay, the choices of hikes (particularly the gorge and the mountain top), and the mix of people. Tips? Be in shape! Be prepared for challenging walks. Local benefits? We left no trace behind on our walks. Food was purchased locally. We visited local markets and went to two local restaurants. Overall rating? This experience exceeded our expectations. We had great food, great guides, interesting and challenging walks and a very... (more)Ken Margraf
French Alps climbing vacation, short break
From
€730
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Reaching the Summit of Dome Des Ecrins at 08:40 on the Sunday morning after leaving the refuge at 04:00am! Overall the experience was great, certainly recommend Bernard's excellent skills at both guiding and pushing you to reach above your goals Tips? Good boots that you know are essential, you'll be working them hard over different terrain, with and without crampons. Stuff to eat while you're on the move or balanced on a snow-field - ideally softer the better - makes... (more)Rebecca Belton
France wellbeing vacation
From
€1,000
excluding flights
relaxing and flexible enough to push yourself if you want to do a bit of exercise in between being fed delicious home cooked food and local wines. I can fully understand why many people return year after year. (more)Kathryn Gow
One of the best vacations I've ever had. (more)Tamsin Drew
There were so many highlights from the tranquillity, excellent hospitality, French cuisine & Wines to cycle rides & Wednesday's Posh Picnic (more)Karen Morgan
French Riviera vacation, with morning yoga
From
€450
excluding flights
The excursions which were well thought out and very informative. So much we wouldn't have known if it wasn't for Benoit. Corrines cookery lesson was amazing too and very relaxed. (more)Brenda Muir
By the end of the week (helped by the glorious weather) I had laughed a lot, had some hugely interesting conversations, seen some beautiful places, learnt a lot of interesting facts, made some new friends, eaten some delicious food, tried lots of new things and completely relaxed. I practically cried when I had to leave, I'd loved it so much! (more)Ali James
Family multi activity vacation in the French Alps
From
£629
excluding flights
We absolutely loved the trip! I was traveling solo with my 5 year old daughter. We did one of the 12 km round trips recommended by our hosts which was spectacular to refuge de Sales...we had marmots playing on the path in front of us for half an hour, crashing waterfalls, paddling in the river and glorious views. (more)Katrina Shakespeare
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
France self guided challenging cycling vacation
From
€1,000
excluding flights
If you are looking for a vacation where you can do different physical activities during the day, relax and have good meals with pleasant people in the evening, this is the place to go. (more)Eivind Thorp
Excellent. It gave me exactly what I wanted - great cycling, wonderful food and good company in tranquil, natural surroundings. Very good value for money. (more)Carol Gray
Birdwatching vacation in France
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€1,000
excluding flights
Just what I needed! Plenty of wildlife around, the spotted flycatcher leaping through the garden was great, several species of dragonfly by the ford and several hummingbird hawkmoths feeding on the lavender by the pool, all to the tune of blackbirds, turtle doves and a Cetti's warbler! (more)Nigel Scott
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
Mont Blanc Circuit hiking vacation
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US $2,249
excluding flights
Excellent trip, really recommend the camping trip (more)Sherine Thomas
This vacation exceeded my expectations, I was buzzing when I came back from it and just wanted to do it all again!!!!! (more)Angie Pantall
The whole walk on the Mont Blanc circuit is amazing. (more)Barbara Hayers
French Alps guided walking vacations
From
£829
excluding flights
Excellent! From the accommodation to the meals to the hikes, views and company! (more)Michelle McBride
It was all brilliant. The walks were amazing and all different. My favourite was the really long one but we were rewarded with the most amazing views of Mont Blanc. I loved learning about Alpine flowers. The food was fantastic. (more)Andrew Reid Wildman
The most memorable part of the vacation was being spoilt by the team in their fantastic chalet, with beautiful food and a superb mountain guide. (more)Jennifer Curry
Ardeche family activity vacation in France
From
£300
excluding flights
There was a heat wave while we were there and the leaders knew all the best places to cool off, rock jumping or cave swimming. It worked really well being among English families and we made good friends with both the staff and travelers. (more)Robert Leigh
Kayaking the Ardeche was the most memorable part of the vacation. (more)Anya Lewis
The instructors, the professionalism and the enthusiasm they all put in really made this a vacation to remember. From myself as an unfit 40 year old down to my 12 year old son we were looked after and made to feel welcome. (more)Andrew Riley
Highlights of Provence walking vacation, France
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US $1,949
excluding flights
Excellent. I am completely satisfied (more)Aida Warah
Very good, mostly due to the outstanding guide. (more)David Appleton
France hiking vacation, French Riviera
From
€1,045
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The great organisation that appeared effortless but I'm sure reflected much planning and forethought. Every day the walks were 'just right' for the weather, our legs and our mood without us having to think about it. The food was superb, varied and appeared as if by miracle in the right amounts at the perfect time. Tips? Do what preparation you can but don't worry as there are so many walks requiring so many different levels of fitness that you will love it regardless... (more)anne webb
Vegetarian vacations in France
From
€110
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
€1,000
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
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US $1,949
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
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