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Walking the French gorges a trail through Provence and the Ardeche by Alan Castle

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Published by Cicerone Press in Milnthorpe .
Written in English

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Statementby Alan Castle.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22204903M
ISBN 101852841141

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Walking the French Gorges by Alan Castle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Provence and Ardeche offer some of the most delectable walking in all France. This guidebook describes a mile route, in 26 daily stages, from the Cote d'Azur to the Massif Central, including a trek along the dramatic Grand Canyon of the Verdon and an ascent of Mont Ventoux, the highest summit in mainland France outside the Alps and Pyrenees.5/5(1). Why book this trip? Hike the inland paths between Grasse and Menton overlooking the Mediterranean. Enjoy an endless array of coastal panoramas and pass through a variety of scenic landscapes peppered with picturesque villages, hike by steep gorges and tumbling waterfalls, enjoy the Riviera's mild climate.   This guidebook describes 35 walking routes in France's beautiful Dordogne region, based around Sarlat and Souillac regions (Perigord Noir) and Bergerac (Perigord Poupre). The walks range from short walks to mountain circuits, and explore the spectacular gorges, chateaux and medieval villages of the region.

  Her love of mountain walking dated from the time she was a guide in her twenties, and the proximity of the Alps and Jura to her home inspired her to continue her passion. After her children grew up, she branched out to explore other areas of France/5(7). Like so many French rivers, the Loire rises in the Massif Central and flows generally westward towards the sea. Its upper waters, however, take a northerly course through the mountains and over millions of years they have worn a gorge, deep in some places, wide and fertile in others. Self-Guided Walking Holidays in France It is sometimes claimed that no other country encompasses such a variety of landscape, culture and history in so small an area as France. Our broad programme of self-guided walking holidays aims to reflect something .   Fine walking country along with an enormous variety and profusion of birds, flowers, and spectacular gorges. Seven night options also available. From Author: Jolyon Attwooll.

Guided walking, snowshoe walking, via ferrata in the French Alps with Mark Tennent. Over 30 years professional experience in the mountains. A Superb Walking Holiday (Cliquez ici pour lire cette page en français) This lovely region is a walker's delight.O n the borders of three different departments: Lozère Haute Loire and Ardèche, the area is criss-crossed by some of the most dramatic river gorges in Tarn, the Lot, the Allier and the Chassezac all have their source in Lozère and the young Loire cuts its way through. The gorge was described in printed form from and By the second half of the 19th century, it was featured in French tourist guides. According to Graham Robb 's book The Discovery of France, the gorge did not become known outside France until Recent developments [ edit ]. Our self-guided walking tours in France are accessible within one day’s travel from your French starting point, so you commence hiking the next morning. Enjoy from three to fourteen days of stimulating walking, with luggage transfers included. Trip fees always include the cost of the bedroom and breakfast.