Top Summer Getaways 2019
Where to go and what to do this summer
Still pondering over where to go this summer? Perhaps you're celebrating a big birthday or want to discover more of France. Or maybe you just want a laidback getaway with authentic food, comfortable hotels and easygoing routes. Whatever you're looking for we have something for everyone.
Go all out
Our top Prestige holidays
Sometimes you've got to treat yourself, whether you're celebrating a special anniversary or perhaps raising a glass to retirement, or maybe you just fancy spending some quality time with a loved one on an all-out trip of a lifetime.
Upgrade to Prestige and experience the best of France, comfortable hotels, Michelin-starred meals and unforgettable memories.
Wander through pretty village squares, past vineyards and fields of sunflowers, over remote hill sides and along canal towpaths with the smell of wild herbs in the air. Charming accommodation adds a touch of luxury to the delights of walking in Provence.
Explore quiet back roads and visit the fascinating old towns of Amboise and Blois with time to discover the classic wines of the region. Visit world famous châteaux and stay in luxury accommodation each night.
Explore France on foot
Our top Walking holidays
Our walking holidays are designed to show France at its best and give you the freedom to explore at your leisure. Whether you decide to follow the pre-prepared route or tailor-make your holiday with extra nights or variations to the itinerary, you'll have time to take in the views and visit places of interest each day.
A leisurely walk through the prestigious vineyards acquaints you with the reds of St Emilion, the dry whites of Entre-Deux-Mers and the sweet Sauternes. Plenty of tasting opportunities are available en route and there’s a chance to restock your cellar with some of France’s best wines.
This easy walk through the Garden of France follows the limestone banks of the Loire. Turn inland through vineyards and flower-decked villages to take in some of the region’s most enchanting châteaux and their gardens.
Discover France by bike
Our top Cycling holidays
Explore the most beautiful areas of France by bike on our self-guided cycling holidays. Designed to showcase the country’s highlights, our routes lead you through verdant landscapes and charming towns.
Enjoy the wonderful tranquillity of the Atlantic Coast as you cycle on this section of the longest cycling track in Europe, from the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bordeaux to the glittering seaside town of Biarritz. Travel through vast forested areas and bustling seaside towns.
Following the Wine route, this tour combines everything the Alsace has to offer - picturesque villages and well-known wine producing towns, vineyards, rich, beautiful and diverse landscapes, comfortable hotels. With short distances each day you will have more time for relaxation and visits and all the family can join in.
Want something a little different?
Every once in a while it's good to step out of your comfort zone, discover the undiscovered and try something new. That's why we've ventured further south than ever before for 2019. Step over the Franco-Spanish border from the dreamy south of France into historic Catalonia famed for its gastronomy and culture.
Offering the best of the Catalan coast (both French and Spanish) and with the magnificent backdrop of the Pyrenees, explore a surprisingly unspoiled coastline with its creeks, coves, beaches, gentle cliffs and panoramic views.