Adventure Holidays in France – the most Amazing and the most Unusual!
France is a very diverse place – so for those of you who fancy a more unusual kind of adventure holiday, there is something to suit everyone. Here are some of the most amazing and unusual types of holidays that can be enjoyed in this beautiful country:
Snowshoeing in the French Alps
If you fancy trying something rather more alternative – then this amazing and unusual adventure holiday in France is sure to suit you! Listen to the satisfying crunch of snow beneath your feet as you trek through the winter wilderness with your guide.
It is also a fabulous way to explore the mountains in the wintertime. You can choose from a week or a short break, enjoying a guided experience in the Southern French Alps, whilst staying in a charming farmhouse in the Champsaur valley.
The French Riviera Adventure of Walking, Culture & Cooking
Here you will walk in the surrounding hills and explore the off-beaten tracks and then experience the French culture from the inside. You will visit local producers and share in cooking lessons whilst tasting the delicious local cuisine with the other guests. This all takes place, in and around the beautiful medieval village of St Jeannet, in the south of France.
Family Walking Adventure with a Donkey in France
This is a lovely unusual adventure holiday in France that will never to be forgotten –as you set off on a ramble in the company of a cute friendly donkey. You will make your way along suitably selected routes which are safe and suitable for both the children and the donkeys! You make your way through the beautiful Valley of the Rhône and see its amazing vineyards. There are the most fantastic panoramic views from the bygone volcanoes of western Ardèche down to the snow peaks of the French Alps.
A Unique Adventure of Alpine Wolf Tracking in France
Another unusual adventure holiday in France is this amazing once in a lifetime wilderness adventure. You will follow the recent tracks of the rarest of predators in the Alps; the wolf and lynx. You will learn the art of tracking and discover the life of the wolf and the even more elusive lynx with your expert tracker. These wonderful animals were officially distinct in the beginning of the 20th century. However, gradually over the many years, they have made their way back into the French Alps.
Provence Self-Guided Cycling Holiday with a Gastronomic Tour
Here you will enjoy cycling on a gastronomic tour that includes the philosophy of ‘eat and drink well’ along with great cycling routes. This unusual eight day trip takes you on a tour of the Drôme department and Provence, to visit lovely local people, from the chef who is leading the optional cooking lesson to the wine producer who will explain the merits of each vintage wine.