The Chamborigaud viaduct - Walking Cevennes by Rail

Walking Cevennes by Rail is for those who like walking and train travel – a rail-walk tour combining fine, light or moderate walking options in Ardeche and Lozere threaded together by short hops along Le Cévenol mountain railway line.

Enjoy the rides, delight in the changing landscape of Gevaudan and Eastern Cevennes and get a sense of what you are about to experience upon arrival at your next destination. Just check-in and walk!

Aigueze panorama - Walking Provence-West

Walking Provence-West is a unique, light walking holiday that gets you intimately acquainted with a part of Provence that is delightfully under-trodden. Whilst most visitors to Valcézard enjoy a mix of rambling and touring by car, we are thrilled to bring you the opportunity to enjoy what is arguably the best week’s walking Provence has to offer.

A capitelle with Mont Bouquet behind - Walking France's Garrigue

Walking France’s Garrigue is a light walking holiday that sees you walking in one of the most enigmatic, yet distinctive, regions in which man has chosen to settle – the Mediterranean Garrigues and the hinterland of Nimes. You can literally smell that you are in the south of France, where plant-life is especially adapted to the hot, dry climate and radiates perfumed oils – Artemisia, Lavender, Rosemary, Sage and Wild Thyme.

Collias bridge - Walking Gardon Gorge

Walking Gardon Gorge is a light walking holiday that sees you following the course taken by one of France’s most enigmatic rivers, as it sweeps its way from the Cevennes foothills, across Mediterranean Garrigues and into deeply-incised limestone canyon. You discover its multi-faceted history as you follow an ancient Roman hill-top trail to France’s second-most-visited cultural icon, the Pont du Gard. You approach it from a trail that only the cognoscenti use and so enjoy some superb views that few others get to see.

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