Our grading system explained
- Expedition Grade
Mediterranean coastal paths, historic castles, plunging gorges, high Alpine trails and picturesque waterways make France the ideal choice for a walking or cycling holiday within easy reach of home.
- From mountain to sea - enjoy the best sections of the Grande Traverse du Mercantour.
- Walk through the remote Vallee des Merveilles (Valley of Wonders) and see Bronze Age petroglyphs.
- Look out for chamoix, marmots, ibex and even wolves and golden eagles.
- Stay in comfortable hotels rather than mountain huts.
Flight inclusive from £1,650, Land only from £1,495
- Explore stunning Alpine mountain scenery on satisfying, high level daily walks
- Discover the diverse wildlife of this protected area of the Alps,
- Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of the Clarée valley with its ancient cultural heritage, distinctive local architecture and lack of modern-day development.
- Stay in a traditional, family run hotel where you will enjoy a warm welcome, delicious regional dishes and comfy rooms.
Flight inclusive from £1,600, Land only from £1,330
- Led by Kevin O’Neale - a highly experienced and qualified IFMGA guide
- Two 4,000m acclimatisation peaks and two summit opportunities on Mont Blanc
- Alpine skills training, including use of ice axe and crampons
- Hire of crampons, ice axes, harnesses and other technical kit included
Flight inclusive from £2,135, Land only from £1,945
- Explore the deepest gorge in Europe with its staggering vertical limestone cliffs
- Soak up the regional scents of fragrant lavender and thyme
- Walk the famous Martel trail and take in the panoramic views from Mourre Chanier
- Stay at excellent accommodation in charming Provencal hamlets
Flight inclusive from £1,645, Land only from £1,495
- Our clockwise route leaves the most strenuous ascents until the end of the trek
- Highly experienced trek leader
- Accommodation in hotels and auberges chosen for their comfort and character
- Daily luggage transfer - carry just a day sack
- Most meals are included
Flight inclusive from £2,555, Land only from £2,365
- The tour of Lake Annecy, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Alps
- The gorges and valley of the Fier River
- The superb stretches of cycle path along the Rhone River
- A visit of the medieval town of Pérouges, at the gateway to the Dombes area
- A finish in the heart of Lyon, the city of lights, with its exceptional heritage and culture
- Highly experienced Mountain Kingdoms trek leader
- The complete Haute Route ending with sections of the Europaweg
- Luggage transferred from hotel to hotel - just carry a day sack
- Accommodation in hotels and huts chosen for their character and comfort
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