Alps Hiking FAQ

The Alps are a mountain range located in Europe. They stretch approximately 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) across eight countries: France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, and Monaco. The highest peak in the range is Mont Blanc, which is located on the border between France and Italy and stands at 15,781 feet (4,810 meters) tall. […]

Cycling climbs of the Pyrenees – 3 of the best!

Discover the best cycling climbs of the Pyrenees, from our Raid Pyrenean cycling holiday, a unique and challenging guided ride that takes you from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean coast with full vehicle support. A real cyclist’s paradise, the Pyrenees stretch over 430km along the border between France and Spain. The many beautiful Pyrenean cycling […]

Hiking in Provence : three of our favourite destinations

Hiking in Provence: extending from the foothills of the French Alps, to the Mediterranean coast, the ancient kingdom of Provence is one of France’s most beautiful natural areas. A region of lavendar fields, vineyards, olive trees and rural communities, where the way of life still follows the rhythm of the seasons and where there is […]

Our 3 best hiking holidays in the Alps 2023

The French Alps have the well-earned reputation of being one of the best hiking destinations in Europe, with accessible and well marked trails, panoramic views and soaring peaks. Whether it’s walking through high wildflower meadows or alpages in the sun, or climbing a challenging col (mountain pass) the French Alps have something for all levels […]