All the walking holidays in France are designed and managed by Sentiers de France, sign of quality and good value for your money
Philosophy of France walking holidays we offer is summarized in these few words:
May be some efforts along the way but comfort and pleasure at stop-over!
Independent France walking holidays, no group, no guide. You walk at your own pace as a couple or with your friends led by detailed route notes and maps provided by Sentiers de France.
Wide range of walking and hiking holidays in France. more 150 itineraries of different levels of difficulties in the most beautiful regions in France.
2 types of self-guided walking holidays in France according to comfort of the hotels and dinners quality.
- Comfort Walking holidays (Cxxx-C) Comfort and well-being are the main drive here. 3 or 4-star hotels and charming guesthouses have been carefully selected for their location in some of the most beautiful places, mostly recommended in famous french tourist guides such as Gault-Millau or Michelin. We will not hesitate to drive the extra kilometers on board a taxi to let you enjoy the warm charming welcome and the comfort of such places. There you will not be binded to the hotel restaurant if you would rather dine at a famous table nearby. If however you choose to have dinner at the hotel, you will enjoy one of many culinary traditions and sample the chef’s talent.
- Standard walking holidays(Cxxx-ST) For the ones who love walking, simple pleasures of life and sampling local flavors and lifestyles.
Hotel ranging from country style to 2 stars with full accommodations (minimum shower, toilet and sink) have been carefully selected as much for their location mainly in the center of villages as for their welcome and comfort. These establishments being charming, full of life and bathed in local colors.
Comfortably installed on a terrace, you will there discover local customs or meet locals happy to exchange tips on places to dine or must see places! In the evening, for your sole enjoyment, we selected country accent menus from which you may sample the local cuisine.
About dinner - When dinner is included, we select a fixed price menu (3 or 4-courses menu - local cooking menu for Standard walking tour or gourmet /gastronomic menu for Comfort walking tour) on this you have choices of first courses, main courses and desserts.
Luggage transfer between accommodations You walk with a light daypack containing whatever you need for the day as picnic lunch, water bottles, ….
Transfer by taxi to avoid uninteresting areas as business parks, …in order to keep the length of the day walk at reasonable level or take you to a charming hotel away from the itinerary.
Start of the walking tour on any date you want.
24-hour emergency line with english-speaking support
A la carte or customized walking holidays in France. – You don’ t want or have not enought time to do the whole tour. You want to add one or some rest days or sightseeing… you want to start or end the tour in another place... skip one or several day walks… or continue with another tour… Then "a la carte" tour is the one for you!
Please fill in the form saying what you want or contact us and together we shall design your tour.