La Grande Motte

Grande Motte boasts 385 hectares of lawn and green space, over 43,000 trees, and 20 kilometres of pedestrianised pathways and trails that criss-cross and interconnect squares, avenues, seafront and port. Constructed with the good life in mind, it is not just a place to hang out in the summer, but a vibrant all-year-round town, boasting …

Cévennes Railway  – Le Cévenol

The Cévennes railway or ‘Le Cévenol’ links the cities of Nîmes (Gard) and Clermont Ferrand (Puy de Dôme) and has been in existence since 1870. It took six years to build and cost a staggering 520 million francs. Whether you are an avid train buff or simply a Francophile hiker in search of original walking holidays in France, this train journey is guaranteed to set your mind racing and heart pumping.

The “French Texas”

Camargue is a triangular territory or delta bounded by the two branches of The Rhone (Grand and Petit Rhone) and The Mediterranean Sea – Western Europe’s largest river delta, covering an area of over 930 km² (360 sq. miles).

Camargue has three recognizable sectors:

iii) Man’s struggle to master nature – dams, irrigated terraces and aqueducts are testimony to the structuring of the environment to both protect from the ravages of water and capture it for our needs. Hillwalking in Cevennes – Tour Itinerary [Times, distances and elevations are approximate.] and hotel check-in. Then visit this modern market town, …

Taste of Camino Frances offers these essential ingredients for the perfect hiking feast: an opportunity to enjoy the best of what the Way of St James has to offer in two accommodation-led formats to suit your preference. What differentiates this trip from other ‘Camino’ tours is the emphasis on accommodation excellence. You only get one …

We have dissected this half of Le Tour into the most practicable stages possible. Once again, our aim is to get away from ‘Les Crowds’ by not starting in Les Houches. Moreover, we cut out the avoidable pain of the monotonous climb on tarmac and ski slope that characterizes the Les Houches to Col de …

Hiking Le Puy to Conques – Le Puy Route in Comfort

Hiking Le Puy to Conques – Le Puy Route in Comfort: Tour Itinerary [All distances, times and elevation figures are approximate] Steeped in Christian history, the monuments and squares of Le Puy merit your attention – get there early, check into your centrally-located 3-star hotel and have a good look around. Night in Le Puy. …

La Grande Motte: The Good Life

LGM-Golf: Model Programme. by taxi from either Montpellier [SNCF/airport] or Aigues-Mortes [the finish of our Hiking in Camargue tour]. Take a dip in the open-air pool and acquaint yourself with the contiguous golf course. – breakfast and onward journey by taxi to Montpellier. Bon retour et a la prochain!   LGM-Multi-Sport: Model Programme by taxi …