on the ascent of Gran Paradiso

Looking to push yourself during a two day to two week holiday ?

Browse the walking and activity holidays below.

The holidays are either challenging by their very nature - such as the Gran Paradiso Tour & Summit, or the Tour de Gelas short break, or our standard packages with more intensive walks.

winter walking and snowshoeing in the alpes maritimes
  • 5 days of over 1000m ascent days for the fit
  • Challenging circular walks exploring the wealth of terrain in the Mercantour
  • A welcome of home cooked delicious food after your endeavours

Season : Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep

Merveilles Valley walking tour
  • What's not to like about discovering an ancient Bronze Age historic site?
  • A mystical environment under the towering presence of Mont Bego and the Devil’s Peak.
  • The best of the Mercantour National Park – stunning flora in July!!!

Season : Jun  Jul  Sep

trekking tour of cime du gelas in the alpes maritimes
  • A short hard skirmish around the Mercantour’s highest peaks
  • As remote as it can get, if that's your bag!
  • Enjoy great hospitality with Andrea at the Pagari refuge and good beer at the Soria Elena refuge

Season : Jul  Aug  Sep

  • Relish criss-crossing the great divide from the Mercantour into the Parco delle Alpi Marittime
  • Magnificent views of the Mercantour massif and down to the Med
  • Tuck into your just rewards – excellent home cooked food in France and Italy

Season : Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep

Trekking Tour of Gran Paradiso
  • Enjoy two weeks in the less trodden Gran Paradiso National Park in the shadow of Italy’s tallest peak at over 4000m
  • As challenging as the Mont Blanc Tour but without the crowds
  • Exceptionally good value for money

Season : Jul  Sep

winter walking and snowshoeing in the alpes maritimes
  • Bag a 4000m peak – with limited technical ability required
  • Short sharp break with maximum satisfaction
  • Be well fed and watered!!!

Season : Jul  Sep

winter walking and snowshoeing in the alpes maritimes
  • Choose between 9 to 14 days
  • Criss cross the French Italian border along the length of the Mercantour
  • Unique trek traversing infrequently trod high Alpine terrain
  • Finish on the Med coast
  • Wealth of flora and fauna
  • This should be on your bucket list if you're into little known areas

Season :  Jul  Aug  Sep