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Winter activity holiday in the French Alps

A flexible winter multi activity holiday for people who want to enjoy the French Alps in winter without having to strap a pair of skis to their feet! Discover the magnificent mountains of the Southern French Alps in all their winter glory with a cocktail of activities. We have a diverse range of activities to choose from... Feel the crunch of snow under your feet as you snowshoe through the winter landscape, have a go at driving your own team of huskies, experience the thrill of climbing a frozen waterfall with an ice axe and crampons, hurtle down Europe's largest tyrolean zip wire at speeds of up to 140mph head first, spend a romantic night in an igloo, try your hand at off piste skiing ... Read more >
From €546 excluding flights

Ski touring holiday in the French Alps

Explore the winter wilderness of the Southern French Alps on skis! Escape the crowds of tourists and head for the high mountains and sunshine of the southern French Alps. This ski touring week is a progressive course where you will learn and put into practice the vital safety and technical skills for ski touring and responsible skiing in the harsh and fragile winter wildernesses of the high mountains. The week consists of a series of day tours in the Champsaur valley which gives us full flexibility to choose the best routes for the conditions of the day and the group as we aren't tied to a specific route. You don't need any previous ski touring experience but you will need to be a ... Read more >
From €1,487 excluding flights

Multi-activity holiday in the French Alps

A flexible summer activity holiday in the southern French Alps. Suitable for families with children of all ages. Located on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park, and with over 300 days of sunshine per year, the valleys of the Champsaur and Valgaudemar make the perfect destination for a family activity holiday. We specialise in tailor-made activity holidays where you choose your accommodation and the activities you would like to do and then hand the organisation over to us. Offering a professional yet friendly service, we are on hand to help and advise from the initial enquiry to saying goodbye at the end of your holiday and can help with all elements of you holiday from finding the ... Read more >
From €410 excluding flights

Snowshoeing in the French Alps

Snowshoe through the pristine winter wildernesses beneath deep blue skies and sunshine! Snowshoeing is a fantastic way to explore the mountains in winter. Spend a week or a short break with us and enjoy guided snowshoeing in the Southern French Alps staying in beautiful renovated farmhouse in the wild alpine Champsaur valley. All the guides we use are qualified UIAGM high mountain guides and your safety and enjoyment is their top priority. This is the highest guiding qualification in the mountains and although you won't be doing any mountaineering on this trip, the knowledge and expertise of a high mountain guide gives them the competence and flexibility to take you off the beaten track. ... Read more >
From €1,153 excluding flights

Kayaking holidays in the French Alps

We run trips for either beginner or intermediate kayakers. Both trips include 5 progressive kayaking sessions on a variety of rivers and lakes in the Southern Alps. PRICES FOR THE BEGINNER TRIP INCLUDE: • 7 nights camping accommodation (own equipment). • 4 half days and 1 full day progressive kayaking sessions on a variety of rivers and lakes with fully qualified and experienced kayak instructors. • 1 high ropes adventure - a chance to dry out on your kayak free day and test your head for heights in the trees! • All equipment (kayaks, paddles, wetsuits, helmets, buoyancy aids etc). You can bring your own kayak if you prefer. • Transport to and from the kayaking and high ropes ... Read more >
From €647 excluding flights

Ski touring holiday in France

This trip is based in the beautiful, little known Queyras,in the Southern French Alps which became a Regional Nature Park in 1977. On the French - Italian border the Queyras has many mountain peaks and ridges over 3000m, deep gorges, copper mines, beautiful alpine villages and as well as a rich cultural heritage. The trip starts in the magnificent UNESCO world heritage site and fortified town of Mont-Dauphin. You will then spend a day in the ski village of Moline en Queyras refining your technique and going through avalanche safety procedures. Then you will leave for a 5 day ski touring adventure. The Queyras has an excellent reputation for ski touring. There are a wide variety of routes ... Read more >
From €1,515 excluding flights

Ice climbing holiday in the French Alps

An intensive 5 day trip introducing the techniques of ice climbing and exploring some of the best ice in the French Alps. A physical and mental challenge in magical surroundings! We have a huge variety and some of the best ice climbing in the Southern French Alps on our doorstep and ice climbers and mountaineers come from all over the world to climb here. But you don't need to be a professional to give it a try as there are waterfalls, ridges and gullies for all levels from the complete novice to the seasoned climber. After an intensive introduction, you will split into pairs of matching ability and explore more challenging multi pitch routes. Dangling by the point of your ice axe ... Read more >
From €669 excluding flights

French Alps walking and mountaineering holiday

Get away from the crowds and out into the sunshine and high mountains of the beautiful Ecrins National Park and its surrounding area. If you have a passion for the mountains and love walking and climbing, you will find it difficult to resist the lure of the big alpine peaks and will love this week! A real taste of classic mountaineering and alpinism off the tourist track! This introductory mountaineering course offers you a progressive programme and the chance to conquer three spectacular peaks of the Southern French Alps including L'Obiou 2789m (Grade: facile / easy), Les Rouies 3589m (Grade: facile / easy) and either the Sirac 3444m (Grade: peu difficile / bit more difficult) or L'Olan ... Read more >
From €1,355 excluding flights

Walking holidays in the French Alps

This is a classic walk taking in the four valleys visible from Champsaur's highest mountain, the Vieux Chaillol. Each of the valleys; Champoleon, Champsaur, Valgaudemar and Molines have their own unique characteristics; from the deep steep dramatic valley of Valgaudemar to the open rural landscape of Champsaur. You can do this as a self guided walking holiday or we can organise a guide for your group. There are golden eagles in the area, chamois, ibex, wild boar, lots of marmots, foxes.... There are wolves and lynx in the vicinity but they are more difficult to spot! The flora is also spectacular, with 60 different species of orchid, wild orange lillies, wild daffodils, gentians and ... Read more >
From €499 excluding flights

Alpine Wolf tracking holiday, France

Price Includes: •1st breakfast en route to wolf tracking • 1 night in a hotel HB *for Jan trip • 2 nights in a winter refuge • Picnic lunches • 3 days with with expert wolf tracker and high mountain guide • Snowshoes and poles • Transport during the trip • Transfers from Gap A once in a lifetime wilderness adventure following the tracks of the rarest predators of the Alps, the wolf and lynx. Learn the art of tracking and discover an insight into the life of the wolf and even more elusive lynx with an expert tracker. Wolves and lynx were officially wiped out in France at the beginning of the 20th century. However, there has always been a population in Italy and eastern Europe. Gradually ... Read more >
From €564 excluding flights

French Alps cycling holiday

This is a fully customisable cycling holiday where you choose what rides you want to do and how much support you want. Your base is in the Champsaur valley near Gap, which has been a host town for the Tour 21 times since 1947. Within pedalling distance of your accommodation, you have Col du Noyer, Mont Colombis, Col de Manse , Col du Moissiere, Orcieres and Chaillol and more. Alpe D'Huez, Galibier and Col D'Izoard are all within an hour or so drive, so a perfect location for access to some of the best cycling in France! A little further south the legendary Mont Ventoux can also be found!! You can also pitch yourself against Chris Froome's first Tour de France time trial winning time ... Read more >
From €400 excluding flights

French Alps climbing holiday, short break

French Alps climbing holidays over three days enable mountaineers to have their cake and eat it as they have a choice of climbing France heavyweights the Dome des Ecrins or the Barre des Ecrins after a day spent acclimatising and improving techniques on a glacial climb. Both summits will take French Alps climbing enthusiasts to over 13,000ft with the chance to create a unique tailor made climbing holiday for groups of two or more during the summer months of June through to September. As the largest national park in France, climbing in Ecrins opens up an area that holds more than 100 peaks at above 9,000ft with an array of glaciers adding to the attraction for French Alps climbing ... Read more >
From €730 excluding flights
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