Pyrenees - Independent Walking Holidays

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Pyrenees GR10: Part 1, Hendaye - St Jean Pied de Port

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

7 nights - £745/€815 - 6 days independent walking between hotels

This self-guided walking holiday is the first section of a wonderful & dramatic 415km crossing of the Pyrenees Mountain chain between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The walk covers a variety of landscapes typical of the Basque country, set in the heart of the Atlantic Pyrenees. The scenery has a charm and regional originality that you won’t find elsewhere. Rolling hills and magical villages, such as Sare, Ainhoa and Dancharia that are steeped in Basque tradition.

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Pyrenees GR10: Part 2, St Jean Pied de Port - Etsaut

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

7 nights - £695/€770 - 6 days independent walking between hotels and one gite

Second part of our long distance trail following the GR10 path along the length of the Pyrenees Mountain chain between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The walking holiday starts in St Jean Pied de Port in Basque Country, weaving its way from village to village, before climbing into high mountain landscapes in the Bearn and reaching the village of Lescun, famous for its glacial cirque. Finish at Etsaut, gateway to the Pyrenees National Park.

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Pyrenees GR10: Part 3, Etsaut - Cauterets

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

7 nights - £715/€785 - 6 days independent walking between hotels and 2 mountain huts

This walk is the third part of our long distance trail following the GR10 path along the length of the Pyrenees Mountain chain between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Traversing the Pyrenees National Park, your week goes via the Ossau valley, with spectacular views of Pic de Midi d’Ossau followed by a succession of lakes, villages in stone and slate and a never-ending wilderness used for summer pastures.

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Pyrenees GR10: Part 4, Cauterets - Luchon

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

7 nights - £805 / €895 - 6 days independent walking between hotels and 1 mountain hut

This is the 4th part of our long distance trek following the GR10 path along the length of the Pyrenees Mountain chain between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Your walking itinerary makes its way through a succession of lakes, mountain passes, at more than 2000m in altitude, and mountain villages, as well as the Neouvielle Natural Reserve and its remarkable glacial lakes.

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Pyrenees Balcony Trail: Azun Valley

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

6 nights - £570/€625 - 6 days independent walking between hotels on 3 days, and 3 day walks

This self-guided walking holiday explores a beautiful part of the central Pyrenees mountains in southern France. Your walk takes you up onto the sides of the delightful and luminous Azun Valley where you’ll marvel at the wonderful panoramas and the well preserved mountain villages. Four of the days have both moderate and more challenging walking options to suit different abilities and as the week progresses you’ll enter the stunning high mountains of the Pyrenees National Park.

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Cerdagne Explorer: Lakes, Mountains and Hot Springs

walking grade moderate to challenging holiday France

6 nights - £600/€660 - 6 days independent walking between guest houses

The Cerdagne is a picturesque plateau, lying at 6000 ft up in the French Pyrenees. It is a delectable landscape scoured and shaped by Ice Age glaciers leaving behind deep ravines, rocky knolls and an array of beautiful mountain lakes, surrounded by imposing mountains. An enjoyable mixture of good walks, relaxing in natural hot pools and soaking up the sun in clear Pyrenees mountain air.

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Traversing the Pyrenees National Park

challenging walking in auvergne france

7 nights - £540/€595 - 6 days independent walking between gites and mountain huts

This self-guided walking holiday is a wonderful traverse of the Western Pyrenees National Park. You’ll discover a series of must-see sites such as the highest waterfall in Europe at Gavarnie Cirque. The stunning high mountains of the Pyrenees are peppered with beautiful lakes, rich green forests and mountain pastures which you’ll discover with a light rucksack, as your bags are transported for you.

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Pyrenees Coastal Trail

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6 nights - £635/€695 - 5 1/2 days independent walking between guest houses

This independent walking holiday follows a classic coastal and mountain trail flirting with both the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean as it moves south from Collioure in France to Cadaques in Spain. Accommodation in two and three star hotels in small fishing ports and villages.

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