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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 trip 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 €1,362 excluding flights

Winter activity holiday in the French Alps

This winter activity holiday in the French Alps is a flexible option for people who want to enjoy the region without having to strap a pair of skis to their feet! There’s a wide range of activities to choose from, including snowshoeing through the winter landscape, having a go at driving your own team of huskies, experiencing the thrill of climbing a frozen waterfall with an ice axe and crampons, hurtling down Europe's largest tyrolean zip wire, and spending a romantic night in an igloo. Our activity holiday works on a points system with each activity having its own points value. Nine points per person are included in your basic holiday price, with the option of buying extra points if you ...Read more >
From €546 excluding flights

Via ferrata holiday in France

Climb vertical cliffs, traverse wire bridges over gorges and zip down giant tyroleans as you explore the vertical world of via ferratas in the French Alps! Holiday Summary: The southern French Alps has the highest concentration of via ferratas in France and we have selected our favourite via ferrata circuits for you to explore on this via ferrata short break! You will discover the first ever French via ferrata built in 1988 in Freissinières through to the famous Grande Fistoire via ferrata with its giant tyrolean zip line descents on this trip. You will be based in the beautiful town of Gap for this holiday. Situated in the heart of the southern French Alps, this fabulous central ...Read more >
From €674 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. • 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 adventure. The week starts on flat water on a beautiful alpine lake, where you will develop the basic skills and ...Read more >
From €647 excluding flights

Wildlife and walking holiday in France

Holiday Highlights: - Discover one of the richest areas for wildlife in the Alps - Experience the evolution of Alpine history first hand - Exclusive access to remote Alpine refuges - A logistics person to port your baggage, cook your dinner, prepare breakfast and picnics each day so you only need to carry a day pack - Locally produced food and beverages - Ethical holiday - learning and appreciating local Alpine culture and contributing to the local economy and communities The Foothills of the Alps Situated on the edge of the Ecrins national park and north of Provence, the Devoluy and Buech massif is a spectacular limestone mountain territory dominated by the Pic de Bure mountain. At ...Read more >
From €996 excluding flights

Snowshoeing in the French Alps

Explore pristine winter wilderness on this snowshoeing holiday in the French Alps. Snowshoeing is a fantastic way to see the mountains in winter and on this week long holiday you’ll explore the terrain under deep blue skies and sunshine in the company of an experienced guide. All the guides we use are qualified UIAGM high mountain guides who will put your safety and enjoyment first. UIAGM is the highest guiding qualification in the mountains, which gives our guides the flexibility to take you off the beaten track. Other snowshoe guiding qualifications are limited to wide valley bottoms and pisted nordic areas. During the week you’ll explore Ecrins National Park, one of the most ...Read more >
From €1,295 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 €1,347 excluding flights

Tour de France on an e-bike holiday

- 7 nights half board (evening meal and breakfast) accommodation in a high quality guest house - 6 picnic lunches - 6 days e-bike hire - 5 vehicle supported rides - Return transfers from Gap train station The E-bike is a cycling revolution that is hitting the Alps big time! Thanks to the electric bike, cycling the big Tour de France cols is no longer reserved for the elite cyclist and is now accessible to all. The e-bikes give you an extra assistance up to 25km per hour that you control from your handlebars. You choose how much extra help you want and how hard you want to pedal. This e-bike trip is perfect for moderate bikers and novice cyclists or retired experienced road cyclists who ...Read more >
From €1,590 excluding flights

E-biking holiday in France

Holiday Summary: An easy to moderate (technical wise) guided electric mountain bike tour starting from the snowcapped mountains of the Alps and finishing in the lavender fields of Provence! With two strategically positioned bases in Gap and Sisteron, you will access some of the best electric mountain biking rides in the area, starting in the Alps and gradually moving down to Provence. Your guide for this trip is Manu, a fully qualified and experienced local mountain bike guide specialising in electric mountain biking. He has contributed to many of the local guide books and knows the area like his back garden! He will take you on a electric mountain biking ride in a different ...Read more >
From €958 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 €1,162 excluding flights

Gourmet alpine walking holiday, France

After a day out hiking in the fresh alpine air, admiring the spectacular views of the French Alps, there is nothing better than sitting down to a gourmet meal of freshly prepared local delicacies. This is the walking holiday of your dreams! The Hiking: On this guided walking holiday your guide will take you on a spectacular journey of varying Alpine landscapes including the magnificent Ecrins National Park, the charming Champsaur valley, with its 'bocage' and pretty Alpine pastures, and the Valgaudemar valley, with high altitude lakes, glaciers and flowery alpine meadows. The contrasting landscapes present a wealth of walking opportunities with something new to see each day. Wildlife ...Read more >
From €1,296 excluding flights

Multi-activity holiday in the French Alps

This week-long multi activity holiday in the French Alps is fantastic for families with children of all ages. You’ll be based on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park, where the valleys of the Champsaur and Valgaudemar provide over 300 days of sunshine per year. Our holidays are tailor made, which means that you’ll be able to choose from a range of activities to suit you and your brood, from canyoning to mountain biking to paragliding. You’ll also be able to decide where you stay for the week, with options including camping, traditional Alpine bed-and-breakfasts and self-catering chalets. We’ll meet you at your accommodation when you arrive and provide you with maps as well as ...Read more >
From €410 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

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

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 €531 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 €969 excluding flights

Alpine Wolf tracking holiday, France

Price Includes: • 3 nights in a winter refuge • 3 evening meals, 3 breakfasts and 3 picnic lunches • 3 days with with expert wolf tracker and high mountain guide • Snowshoes and poles if required • Transport during the trip • Transfers from Marseille airport or Aix-en-Provence TGV 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. ...Read more >
From €798 excluding flights