France
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays invites you to come walking in France as a member of one of our small, intimate groups. Our experienced guides guarantee that walkers will discover the varied character of the country. They’ll lead you away from the well trodden tourist paths to sample the true local experience which you can enjoy in the security and confidence of their trustworthy knowledge.

Where do we start with our walking holidays in France? If you’re passionate about walking, France has a million different experiences that we can help you find. Tickle your palette with fine wine while wandering from vineyard to vineyard in the Alsace region, or discover the Romans on the Avignon walk. If it’s strenuous exercise you want then come with us on the Mont Blanc Tour. Mountains, beaches, cycling, skiing – there’s something for everyone on a Ramblers Worldwide Holidays excursion to France.

French walking holidays range from gentle strolls to vigorous hikes. Catering to all levels of experience, Ramblers Worldwide Holiday will offer you the holiday of a lifetime.

After all, the world’s more beautiful on foot.


Tour Expert

After university and some independent travel in Africa, Aisling joined Ramblers Worldwide in October 2010. As one of the Product Management team she specialises in South Africa’s Cape Provinces, France and Portugal.

Walking Holidays in France


Route St Jacques.
A continuous walk from Le Puy to Conques with transported baggage.
In the Middle Ages pilgrims walked in their thousands (and in great discomfort) from numerous points across Europe to congregate in Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain. We stay in rural hotels, and unlike the original pilgrims our baggage is sent on separately leaving us to carry a day sack.
Next Dept: 11 Sep 14      For: 13 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Continuous Walking     Grades: D
Price from: £1,229
 
 
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Mont Blanc Hotel Trek
A magnificent trek around Mont Blanc.
Le Tour du Mont Blanc is the greatest walk in the world. As the circuit passes through France, Switzerland and Italy you view Europe’s highest mountain from all sides. Each day is different, yet each day provides walking along high alpine paths and views over peaks and glaciers.
Next Dept: 04 Sep 14      For: 13 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Continuous Walking     Grades: C/C+
Price from: £1,555
 
 
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Wonders of the Mercantour
Discover the ‘Vallée des Merveilles’
NEW Mercantour is one of only ten French National Parks, set in the high mountains it contains seven summits over 3000m.  The great variety of rock formations together with over a hundred high level lakes form a dramatic landscape.
Next Dept: 13 Jun 15      For: 6 nights       From: TBA
Types:        Grades: D+
Price from: £0
 
 
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Walking in the Gardens of the French Riviera
Explore stunning gardens under the Mediterranean sun.
In our week's French walking holiday on the Cote d'Azur our garden visits will be combined with local walks - for example the Friedrich Nietzsche path from Eze down to the sea or the walk around the peninsula at Cap Ferrat. Under the Mediterranean sun Nice and the Cote d'Azur offer some garden gems.
Next Dept: 11 Apr 15      For: 7 nights      
Types:    Flowers     Grades: E/Sightseeing
Price from: £675
 
 
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Avignon & Roman Provence
All the pleasures of the south of France
Come take a guided sightseeing and hiking holiday in France based in Avignon. We discover Roman archaeology in Arles and Nimes, visit the Palais des Papes and the famous Pont d’Avignon, ramble in the area of St Remy and see the incredible Pont du Gard aqueduct.
Next Dept: 01 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: St Pancras
Types:    Festive Walking Travel by Rail     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £960
 
 
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The Wine Villages of the Alsace
A great week's walking amongst some magnificent Alsatian countryside.
One week guided walking holiday in the magnificent Alsatian countryside on the French-German border. Based in Kayserberg, we can walk to some famous wine villages such as Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé as well as enjoying some excellent local cuisine.
Next Dept: 12 Oct 14      For: 7 nights       From: St Pancras
Types:    Lifestyle Travel by Rail     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £915
 
 
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Iles d'Or - Golden Islands
 Glorious island walking on the southern most point of Provence!
These island jewels, just off the coast of la Presqu'ile de Giens, are on the most southern point of Provence.  We plan to walk on two of these three stunning islands, with a series of circular walks exploring the coastlines, inland flora and fauna and ruined forts.
Next Dept: 14 Sep 14      For: 6 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:        Grades: D
Price from: £1,140
 
 
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Mediterranean Masterpieces
Superb walking and sightseeing in France and Spain
The land where the Pyrenées meet the azure waters of the Mediterranean is one of great beauty, colour and warmth. From Collioure there are wonderful walks in richly scented hills, and along the rocky coastline. Crossing the border into Spain, the pretty Catalan fishing village of El Port de la Selva, provides a great second base to explore the region.
Next Dept: 17 Sep 14      For: 10 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Lifestyle     Grades: D
Price from: £1,220
 
 
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