Mont Blanc Ascent

Firstly may I just say I absolutely loved the Mont Blanc trip, and when talking to the other climbers who had gone with other agencies, our trip had the best mix of mountain huts, walks and training, so thank you, it really was superb.

J Kamming | United Kingdom
 
 

Best of Provence

Provence in southern France has long been recognised for its outstanding landscapes, attracting artists and tourists for centuries. This inspiring trip explores the Luberon and Verdon areas of Provence, where market villages abound and the walking opportunities are endless. From Apt experience high limestone plateaus rich in flora and fields of poppies in spring or lavender in late June and early July. A highlight is the magnificent Gorges du Verdon, the largest canyon in Europe. Visit a vineyard, the ruins of a 13th century fort, lavender fields and walk down to Point Sublime for incredible views of the gorges with its turquoise river plunging between the narrow rock walls.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Apt, meet the guide
DAY 2 Cross the Claparedes Plateau to Buoux (6hrs)
DAY 3 Explore Buoux fort ruins (6hrs)
DAY 4 Bus to Castellane via Digne les Bains
DAY 5 Walk Castellane to Rougon experiencing the spectacular Verdon Gorges (6.5hrs)
DAY 6 Walk past superb view points of the gorges and the Jabron Valley, rich in wildlife, to Trigance (6.5hrs)
DAY 7 Walk through the middle of a preserved forest to Castellane (6.5hrs)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: UBP
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Next Trip:  21 June 2014
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price: £895.00 GBP

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