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Active Holidays in the Gorges du Verdon

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Rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, canyoning, hiking - you can do it all in Verdon!

ACTIVE HOLIDAYS in FRANCE

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Get active on your next holiday in France. Raft the wild Ubaye river, rock climb overhanging limestone in Provence, explore remote canyons in the Ardèche, surf legendary barrels in Hossegor, trek around the mighty Mont Blanc or head off-piste in the Vanoise National Park. The hyper-active need never rest, when it comes to active holidays France is unrivalled. So grab your sense of adventure, say goodbye to sensible and hit the mountains, beaches and rivers of France for an unforgettable activity holiday.

SUMMER ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS

Summer activity holidays in the French Alps, the South of France and the Atlantic Coast. Whether you're a gravity junky, a rock monkey or a river rat, we work with top-rated companies to help you find an unforgettable active holiday.

Multi-Activity Holidays in the French Alps and the South of France

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A totally flexible, tailor made activity holiday in the French Alps. Mix up the activities for an unforgettable week of fun and adventure.

Mountain biking holidays in France

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Cross-country, enduro or downhill, whatever your style of riding and ability there's a mountain biking holiday to suit.

Undiscovered Mountains - Tour du Vieux Chaillol Trek

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Lace up your hiking boots and discover France’s stunning landscapes on a guided or self-guided walking holiday.

WINTER ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS

In the mountains in France, winter is all about getting outside and enjoying the snow. Whatever you're into you'll find a holiday to suit, whether that's skiing, snowboarding, heli-skiing, ski-touring, snowshoeing, or even ice climbing.

Skiing holidays in the French Alps

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Our hand-picked selection of skiing and snowboarding holidays offer everything you need for the perfect winter getaway.

Ski Touring Holidays int he French Alps

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A ski touring holiday combines off-piste skiing with mountaineering so you can escape the crowds and ski the best terrain in the Alps.

Snowshoeing in the southern French Alps with Undiscovered Mountains

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Guided snowshoeing holidays in the French Alps. Make your own tracks and discover a pristine wildernesses in a winter wonderland.

TOP TRIPS

With huge mountains, canyons, rock faces and fast flowing rivers, France is a dream destination for outdoor sports enthusiasts. We have pulled together some of the best adventure, activity, hiking, biking and winter holidays for groups and individuals to France. The huge diversity of attractions gives France a very wide appeal. Highlights include trekking holidays in the Alps, hut-to-hut ski touring, multi-day mountain biking, or climbing the mighty Mont Blanc. Whichever trip you choose, you can enjoy fantastic food and wine and a wonderful climate.

Mont Blanc Summit Climb

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Climb Western Europe's highest peak and take on the summit with 3 possible ascent days.

Tour du Mont Blanc Mountain Biking Trip

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The TMB is a classic multi-day, high-altitude mountain bike tour.

Tour des Ecrins Trekking Holiday

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Hike the GR54 Tour des Ecrins and experience some of the Alps most spectacular scenery.

FRANCE'S BEST ACTIVE HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS

France is a Mecca for thrill-seekers from all sporting persuasions who arrive in their droves keen to explore (or ski, or climb, or bike, or raft) the ultimate outdoor playground. Here's a selection of our favourite places in France for an active holiday.

French Alps Adventure Holidays

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Spend your days biking, hiking, climbing and skiing in the high mountains of the French Alps.

Activity Holidays in the Gorges du Verdon

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With turquoise waters and steep forested valleys, the spectacular Gorges du Verdon is a top spot for an activity holiday.

Ubaye Valley Whitewater Rafting Holidays

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With its jaw-dropping scenery, mountains and rivers, the Ubaye Valley is a Mecca for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Outdoor activity holidays in Chamonix

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However you like your adventure, your après and your lodgings, Chamonix has what you’re looking for in spades.

Active Holidays in Provence

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Where the mountains meet the Mediterranean, Provence is a paradise for outdoor sports.

Activity holidays in the Ardèche, France

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The Ardèche river has chiseled a path through the limestone plateau creating a playground for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Activity holidays in the Cévennes National Park

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The Cévennes is one of France’s wildest regions, perfect if you're keen on hiking, biking, canoeing, climbing or even paragliding.

Active Holidays in the Vercors Massif

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A stone's throw from Genoble the Vercors is known for its climbing and canyoning and long-distance trekking.

Active Holidays in France's Mercantour National Park

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The spectacular Mercantour National Park is a haven for thrill seekers and nature lovers alike.

Activity Holidays in the Ecrins National Park

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Remote, jagged and spectacular, the Ecrins National Park is a top destination for multi-day trekking, biking and mountaineering.

Activity Holidays in the Pyrenees

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Pristine mountains offer everything from trekking and skiing to canyoning and mountain biking.

Active Holidays on France's Atlantic Coast

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With sun, surf and huge sandy beaches, France’s Atlantic coast is well geared towards an active holiday.

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Please leave a comment below if you need specific advice to help you plan your Active Holiday in France, or if you have any recommendations to help us improve this page. Happy holidays!