Country, Castles & the Delights of the Alsace - Barr to Kayserberg - Self-guided

Heart of Provence

Burgundy - A Wine Lover's Wander  - Dijon to Beaune and Beaune to Cluny

The Way of Saint James
Le Puy To St Jean Pied de Port
Self-guided 5 Stages

The south-facing Alsace region on the France/Germany border boasts the highest temperatures year-round in Germany. In the cultural scene of Alsace everything turns to good taste: the cooking, the high-quality wines, and the charming and varied way of life. This region between the river Rhine and the Vosges, the Jurassic Mountains and the Pfälzerwald has a fascinating landscape. Hilly landscapes along the Wine Route, numerous picturesque villages and mysterious castle ruins alternate with spacious meadows.

Provence is rich in colour and contrasts with vivid sprays of scented lavender, bright green vines, ochre-coloured villages and white limestone hills. Discover ancient forts, prestigious wine villages and the exceptional landscapes of La Montagnette and Les Alpilles.

Famous wines are a feature of this walking tour through Burgundy's prestigious vineyards of the Cote de Nuit and the Cote de Beaune between Dijon and Beaune. Wine and one of the most varied and finest cuisines of France are the first things you think of when hearing “Burgundy”. Additionally a tour of Burgundy offers the ideal combination of stunning countryside and splendid treasures of art.

The most popular pilgrim route in France travels through exceptionally scenic landscapes and gastronomical areas with many important cathedrals and abbeys not to mention stunning 'bastide' towns rich in historic monuments.






Bordeaux Cruise & Hike

Discover Dordogne

Hidden Villages of the French Riviera

From Catalonia Across the French Border

The region of Bordeaux, located in the sun drenched, south-western part of France, is the perfect setting for a hike and boat tour. Vineyards that cover the rolling hills of the region have for centuries produced France’s most remarkable wines.

This gentle walk starts in Beaulieu, whose origins date back to the 9th century. It explores the area south of the town, which is dotted with idyllic villages of turreted mansions and half-timbered houses with brown-tiled roofs, among them Autoire, Loubressac and Carennac, all of which you visit. Walks are leisurely, with plenty of time for lazy picnics.

Ancient paths wind through forests and olive groves, leading from one village to the next. Perched high above the Mediterranean Sea the views are stunning. These centuries-old paths descend to the beautiful Riviera towns of Menton and Villefranche-sur-Mer, just a stone’s throw from Nice, from where you will explore the stunning coastal paths of the Riviera.

Bathed in warm Mediterranean sunshine, and with the final peaks of the Pyrenees providing a dramatic backdrop, the coast either side of the Franco-Spanish border invites exploration by foot. This is Catalonia, vibrant and proud of its distinct culture, and to walk between the charming fishing villages that nestle along its coast on both sides of the frontier is an absolute joy.





Cotes du Rhone Wine Trails

Bordeaux Villages & Vineyards


Not far from Avignon is the famous Cotes-du-Rhone wine region. This walking tour explores part of Provence that is away from the crowds. You visit and stay in the wine villages of Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Beaume de Venise around the Dentelles de Montmirail where vines have been growing since Roman times.

This walking tour is is set in one of the most prestigious wine regions of France. There are not only opportunities to taste world class wine but also to explore UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Saint Emilion and Bordeaux but to discover charming medieval villages and many wine chateaux which adorn the beautiful landscape.



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