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France self-guided walking trips, trails, themes

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 …

Hiking Cevennes Heaven

Hiking Cevennes Heaven comprises a high standard of accommodation and three full-day walks, with the option to shorten the second [middle] day to the morning only. The last day has you sampling the final stage of the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail, which you will hopefully come back to walk in the future. Hiking Cevennes Heaven …

Hiking Camargue

Walk the final section of the St Giles Way through Roman vineyards to St-Gilles-du-Gard, from where the first crusaders departed to the Holy Land. Then continue across costiere and along the Compostella ‘Arles Route’ and canal to the subsequent crusader port, the walled cité of Aigues-Mortes. Rarely has such a gentle walking holiday given up so much history!”

Three of the finest days’ walking anywhere in Europe and certainly in the Alps, along the Mont Blanc trail from Argentiere to Les Contamines with options on two days to suit your preferences on the day.

Camino Solo® GR65

Camino Solo® GR65, is the quintessential solo hiker’s dream tour, affording you the chance to meet other unaccompanied travellers from all over the world along the sacred stones of the French Compostella trails. If your aim is to escape the confines of your current life and meet other free spirits, then this adventure is a must.

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