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Alternative family winter holiday in Chamonix, France

Alternative family winter holiday in Chamonix, France

Half term family ski, yoga & circus holiday
From £520 to £825 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Feb
French Riviera holiday, walking, culture & cooking option

French Riviera holiday, walking, culture & cooking option

Experience real French culture while relaxing mindfully...
From €510 to €780 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but the length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Family adventure holiday to France

Family adventure holiday to France

Life enhancing family adventure & yoga in the French Alps
From £834 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Guided walking holidays in the French Alps

Guided walking holidays in the French Alps

Guided walking from a historic chalet base
From £715 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
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French Alps self guided walking holiday

French Alps self guided walking holiday

Chalet based, self guided walking holiday in the French Alps
From £525 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug
25% off our self guided walking weeks in the French Alps. Now only £393.75 per person for half board in a luxury chalet for a week for all remaining weeks over summer 2019.
Mercantour family walking holiday, France

Mercantour family walking holiday, France

Family walking tour with a donkey in Southern French Alps
From €560 to €660 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
Mont Blanc walking holiday

Mont Blanc walking holiday

A stunning walk through the Alps around Mont Blanc
From £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Family walking holidays with a donkey, France

Family walking holidays with a donkey, France

Above the Rhône to discover the unspoilt traditional Ardèche
From €685 to €715 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
French Riviera holiday, food, walking & culture

French Riviera holiday, food, walking & culture

Experience real French culture while relaxing mindfully...
From €370 to €1,275 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
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Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Value centre based self guided walking - Mercantour, France
From €755 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures - dependent on availability of accommodation
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: 2019: 5 Oct, 12 Oct
2020: 16 May
Activity holiday in France

Activity holiday in France

Family/friends D.I.Y. adventure - Mercantour, French Riviera
From €360 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Upper Provence walking holiday in France

Upper Provence walking holiday in France

A sunbathed adventure with great food and a rich heritage
From €890 to €930 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
French Riviera holiday, with morning yoga

French Riviera holiday, with morning yoga

Enjoy the philosophy of yoga during your holidays near Nice
From €370 to €1,275 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but the length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

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.
Mercantour centre-based walking holiday, French Alps

Mercantour centre-based walking holiday, French Alps

Multiactivities for family, French Alps, ecolodge and yurt,
From €599 to €676 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
Catalonia to France walking holiday

Catalonia to France walking holiday

Catalonia into France, a wonderful adventure
From €725 to €825 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Ardeche family activity holiday in France

Ardeche family activity holiday in France

Family activities in the magnificent Ardèche Gorge
From £300 to £500 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: These holidays are available throughout school holidays, May Half Term & Summer
Walking holidays in the French Alps

Walking holidays in the French Alps

Walking holiday taking in three contrasting alpine valleys!
From €499 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Mercantour walking holiday in France

Mercantour walking holiday in France

Walking holidays, French Alps, Wild Mercantour national park
From €560 to €730 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
    French Riviera holiday, walking, culture & cooking option
    From
    €510
    excluding flights
    I cannot compliment the food enough! Each morning a delicious breakfast home made! The picnics provided had a great variety and were scrumptious ! (more)Marie Louise Murray
    St Jeannette is a beautiful and friendly village, as were Benoit and Corinne. This has been my best experience in France. (more)Elizabeth (Sibby) Henderson
    The most memorable part of the holiday were the people running the accommodation and the supporting crew who organised all the activities and ensured a comfortable stay. (more)Shalini Menon Venugopal
    Guided walking holidays in the French Alps
    From
    £715
    excluding flights
    Probably the best walking holiday 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 holiday 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
    Mercantour family walking holiday, France
    From
    €560
    excluding flights
    5* (more)Janne Thomsen
    I did the hike together with my daughter who is ten years and I think from this travel she could more benefit for her life than from any other materialised consumerism such as buying stuff … (more)Sarah Dorkenwald
    It was fantastic. We loved it (even when it rained). (more)Lucy Chadwick
    Mont Blanc walking holiday
    From
    £695
    excluding flights
    Getting to hike in the alps in 3 countries and seeing the wonderful landscapes was memorable. (more)Alfredo Ancog
    The most memorable and exciting part of the holiday was the incredible views. (more)Jane Hawes
    We had some stunning views, every day! Although the days were very different, they did not disappoint. (more)Teuntje Tijssen
    Family adventure holiday to France
    From
    £834
    excluding flights
    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
    Special highlights for us included secret local lakes to swim in and hiking/sleeping in the refuge. This holiday allowed us to each find our own source for life again and we have such treasured memories that will last as long as our lives. (more)Elspeth Lorriman
    This holiday met our family’s needs on so many levels. We all agree it has been our most successful and memorable holiday to date. Excellent! (more)Donna Fleming
    French Riviera holiday, food, walking & culture
    From
    €370
    excluding flights
    The holiday was very enjoyable and very memorable. Benoit and Corinne are excellent and committed hosts, and the accommodation is superbly situated. (more)Mark Hutchinson
    The entire trip was memorable however my favorite aspect to this trip was the people I met. I went on this trip alone however I met some very friendly people who were also staying at the house. (more)Divya Patel
    Family walking holidays with a donkey, France
    From
    €685
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? Spending a full week in nature with animals, no car, no smart phones, spending real quality time with each other and meeting people. Tips? If you want a real break and appreciate nature and animals then this is perfect. Local benefits? Yes, without a doubt. Overall rating? I can't rate this holiday highly enough. It is one of the best we have had in many years. (more)Lorna Mackie
    Alternative family winter holiday in Chamonix, France
    From
    £520
    excluding flights
    Wonderful skiing and meeting all the other families. The yoga in the mornings and evenings really helped the muscles after skiing. (more)Gemma Carr
    Such an unusual and great blend of yoga in the morning as the sun came up and fun circus skills, provided by fun, caring people. The community feel that the team creates is very special. Nothing is too much trouble. Our kids aged 10 and 12 had a ball and enjoyed mingling with the 35+ other kids form the UK. (more)Britta Bayman
    Fabulous!...We loved the location of Skiroc next to the beginners slopes and a short ride on the local train to a bigger area. Lovely people, ample and wholesome food and just a great weeks skiing. (more)Holly Whittle
    Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France
    From
    €755
    excluding flights
    It was fantastic, we loved every minute of it, the walks were excellent and well planned using Mel’s extensive local knowledge. The food provided and cooked by Liz was excellent. (more)Rosemary Bard
    Extraordinary! One of the best holidays I have every had! (more)Wendy Greenspun
    The trip exceeded expectations in every way and we can't recommend this highly enough. Liz and Mel are splendid hosts and made us truly welcome in their home. They are hugely knowledgeable about the area, routes, flora and fauna, and local conditions. (more)Elaine Higgleton
    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 holiday like this. (more)Janet Nelson
    Seeing fantastic landscapes & wildlife was memorable. Really great. (more)Ingrid Beveridge
    Activity holiday in France
    From
    €360
    excluding flights
    We had a great family holiday - Liz and Mel were terrific hosts (more)Wendy Dickson
    Excellent...one of the most memorable parts was. Lunch on a summit La Cime de Guilie at 2999m with 360 degree views encompassing Italy and France. (more)Katie Toms
    The boys loved cayonning - jumping off of cayons into pools; I loved horse riding American style through the mountains - it was fantastic & Liz was a terrific guide. We also climbed up to some glacial lakes with Mel - which was an incredible experience. (more)Natalie Wiggins
    Ardeche family activity holiday in France
    From
    £300
    excluding flights
    The instructors, the professionalism and the enthusiasm they all put in really made this a holiday 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
    Seeing my children develop new skills and challenging skills in a safe environment was the most memorable part of the holiday...Excellent. (more)Briane Loram
    5 stars, listen, I never fill in feedback forms but this company has given my family the best holiday ever and basically we are all looking to go again. Well done everyone involved! (more)Andrew Riley
    Mercantour walking holiday in France
    From
    €560
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? A truly special experience in a little corner of the Mercantour where time seems to have stood still. We went with the flow of life at the pace of an ambling donkey. Every detail of the trip was well thought out, and the route guidance booklet (which we carried with us all the time) was spot on. The range of different landscapes we walked through surprised and delighted us. The effectiveness of the route marking was also great. The holiday providers team was hugely... (more)Carolyne Mason
    French Riviera holiday, with morning yoga
    From
    €370
    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
    French Alps self guided walking holiday
    From
    £525
    excluding flights
    We had a fantastic time staying in Samoens... The walking was amazing at this time of year: alpine meadows, wildflowers, waterfalls, and glacial landscapes, and not too challenging: we ranged between 500m and 970m ascent in a day. We went rafting on the Giffre on our day off, which was also great. (more)Ross Carne
    Superb walking country (more)Christine Ansons
    Varied expertly guided walks through magnificent scenery (more)Jon Hargreaves
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