The Very Best In French Walking Holidays
For those looking to participate in self-guided tours in rural France, we have the perfect solution for you. Deep in Correze, a region of Limousin, just over one hour from Limoges Airport and 50 mins from Brive-La Roche Airport, our French walking holidays operate through both summer and winter.
France is well known for both scenery and culture in abundance, and our walking holidays really do capture every facet of France.
If you're interested in wine, architecture, boundless greenery, rolling hills or steeper landscapes, accompanied of course by some very pleasant walking, there'll be something here for you.
Following a perfect day enjoying your exhilarating walk, return to your accommodation for a well earned rest and tidy up. The preparation of your 4 course, freshly prepared meal is by now under way. After dinner, a comfy lounge for you to retire to with a log burner for the chillier evenings.
Great Range Of Walks
We understand how visitors perceptions of walks can vary greatly. One persons idea of a gentle stroll can seem to be a monumental climb to another. Consequently we have many locally based routes and maps offering diverse options read more about our French Walking Tours.
You will be based in the quaint rural town of Correze, in the charming Limousin. Correze conceals some of the best kept secrets of the Central Massif, its wild and untamed walking paths, an absolute paradise of nature and wildlife.
Guidelines For Your Self Guided Walks
Thank you for a wonderful stay. We enjoyed our walking trips very much.– Jan and Dave, Hove
We were so impressed with the property and the owners who were lovely people. The views the peace and tranquility and the birdsong were out of this world. If you have any doubts in your mind BOOK IT !– Fred & Elsie, Bexhill, East Sussex
Hello, We had a fantastic time during our weeks stay. The house was beautiful, clean and very comfortable. The owners (Mike and Allison) were very friendly and couldnt have been more helpful in giving advice on the local walks. Would definitely recommend to friends and family– Nicola, London
This gite is in a very beautiful area of France. The house itself is very comfortable, and the log fires make it cosy when the nights get cool. Mike and Alison are great hosts and very friendly and provide great self guided tours.– Authur, Sydney
Wonderful view, very well equipped and helpful owners. Beautiful scenery in the area including wonderful old villages. Marvellous location for walking holidays.– Peter, Nottingham
1 Choice Of Walk
Make sure that the choice of the walk is suitable to your abilities and fitness levels, likewise for your companions. We have thirty or so routes which vary in difficulty from very easy for the novice walker to extreme walks for the experienced ( 8 hours plus). If you intend to walk alone, it would be prudent to inform someone of approximate return time.
Check the predicted weather for the day or days when you intend to go on your self guided tour. The proprietors shall be more than pleased to supply you with this information. The Correzian weather can vary widely during the day so, as always, be well prepared for all eventualities.
3 Maps and Guide Instructions
A printed map of your walking route will be available complete with directions for reaching your start location from your accommodation. Details of the actual circuit accompany the OS map. Many visitors purchase a full OS map of the area.
4 Clothing and Equipment
"Warm and Dry" are the necessary ingredients of a truly enjoyable walking tour. A full range of clothing is a must and all items can be purchased prior to your French walking tour from our One Stop Shop, along with all manner of associated walking equipment. A comprehensive "travel" first aid kit is a worthwhile item to acquire. You will be surprised how often you may need it.
When purchasing a rucksack, go for the best quality you can afford. With regular maintenance and care it will serve you well for many years.
Get into the habit of printing off a checklist for the items you will need on your French walking holiday. Leave nothing to chance, just tick off the objects as you are packing.
7 Take Care
Self guided tours can be an interesting and fun way to explore France but please be aware that final responsibility remains with you regarding your chosen route(s)