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Adventure holidays in France

Adventure Holidays in France

The varied landscapes of France offer up a tantalising array of options for the more adventurous traveller, whatever your tastes and interests may be.

During the summer months, the opportunities for adventure are countless, ranging from exploring the jagged Alps on the spectacular mountain trekking route from Chamonix to Zermatt and biking through the grand scenery of the Pyrenees to canoeing along the country's most spectacular rivers, such as the Dordogne, by way of rock climbing, kayaking, camping in the wild, exploring the forests, swimming off isolated beaches... France may be one of the world's most popular tourist destinations but it has more than enough space and dramatic scenery to still offer a sense of adventure.

For all the transport details to reach the starting point of your next exciting adventure, our journey planner shows you how to travel to France by train. Featured below are some of the best active adventure holidays in France, all of which you can reach by train or ferry.

Exploring tracks and trails on a horse trekking holiday in France

Guided horse trekking holiday in the Central French Pyrenees

A guided horse trekking holiday exploring the Pyrenees foothills and mountains in France is one of the most eco-friendly ways to discover this wild and unspoilt environment. Ride a native breed of horse, stay in mountain refuges and eat local food.

The price of €640 pp is based on 2 people sharing a room. Min 4 people required.

This holiday is for 3 days and 4 nights
Various departures from July to September
Made it! Cyclists in Paris.

Cycling Tour from London to Paris, Beespoke

Cycle from classic London landmarks, to the iconic Eiffel Tower, Paris, via: a transformed railway, gorgeous countryside and historic Normandy. A woodland bell tent and boutique Parisian hotel means the accommodation as varied as it is comfortable.


From 1 May to 1 October

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