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Family Holidays in France

Few countries can rival France for family holidays, with a depth and breadth of adventure that flows from gentile cultural bike rides through the Loire Valley, to taking on the infamous Tour du Mont Blanc.

Ideal for families, our French holidays offer great flexibility in the activities, catering for all age ranges. For parents, we take the stress and strain out of the administration, from organising accommodation and luggage transfers to all the activities, allowing you to spend less time organising and more time together as a family.

Top Family Holiday Locations in France

It's hard not to talk about the Alps in the context of adventure holidays in France. During the summer the lush wild flower rich meadows offer a peaceful, yet challenge walking environment. For older children the family Tour du Mont Blanc offers a truly rewarding adventure through the Alps.

The north provinces of Normandy and Brittany offer a starkly more gentile adventure holiday in France for the family looking to explore the rugged coastline while learning more about the fascinating history of this great country. In the contrasting South our trips in Provence offer a glimpse into the laid back rural life of Southern France.

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Self-guided Family Holidays in France

We have an abundance of self-guided family holidays though out France. With most suitable for even the youngest of child. It offers an opportunity to enjoy your family holiday  without the stress of having to organise accommodation or even transport luggage. It also enables you to relax and explore at your own pace. If you come across a village you want to enjoy then stop and take it in. But most important of all, our friendly support team are just a phone call away, day or night.

Small Group Family Holidays in France

Want to join other like minded families? Our guided holidays offer just that. It's a great opportunity to spend time with your children with the safety of a guide, but allows them the freedom to run wild and make new friends.

Our family group holiday in France takes on the best of the challenging Tour du Mont Blanc trail. But at a pace designed for children aged 10 and up.

More Information Family Holidays in France

One of the many wondeful things about France is the year round opportunity for an adventure holiday.

In the summer you can cycle through the scenic countryside, or trek high in the Alps. While the winter offers an abundance of adventure holidays snow shoeing or sking into pristine white valleys.

Why you Should Choose France for your Next Family Holiday

Delicious Food

Introducing your children to the delectable world of French cuisine is a delightful aspect of visiting France. From the buttery flakiness of croissants and the irresistible sweetness of pain au chocolat, to the savoury pleasures of French cheese. Classics like Coq au Vin, a hearty chicken dish cooked in red wine, and Quiche Lorraine, a creamy and cheesy delight, are sure to be favourites among the younger generation. Alternatively, for the fussier eaters, France also offers familiar Western options such as burgers and chips.

Great Introduction to Trekking


Introducing your children to the enchanting world of trekking finds no better setting than the renowned French Alps. With trails that strike a perfect balance, not too challenging yet offering a rewarding sense of adventure, these majestic mountains are an incredible destination for family holiday. You will be treated to quaint French chalets, Alpine mountain huts and breathtaking views, all while forging lasting memories and quality family time in some of the world's most awe-inspiring locations.

France is easy to get to

France is conveniently accessible, with numerous direct short-haul flights from the UK available for travellers. This accessibility makes it an ideal destination and a lot more manageable for families with younger children.

The Weather is Perfect

France offers an ideal climate for a family holiday, with weather that suits various preferences. During the summer, it provides warmth without the scorching heat, making it more comfortable than the UK. Meanwhile, in the winter, the mountain regions are blanketed in snow, creating a picturesque setting, particularly in the French Alps, perfect for family-friendly winter activities.

Range of Activities

France provides an array of family-holiday activities to suit diverse interests and energy levels. From leisurely strolls and gentle bike rides through the picturesque Loire Valley, where you can explore charming villages and historic castles, to more exhilarating adventures like challenging trekking in the renowned Alps, there's something to captivate every member of the family, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable vacation.






Worldwide Adventure Holidays

We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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From leisurely walking and cycling to push-your-limits expeditions.

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