Short walks

Walking in France: A walker's view of the Château de Chenonceaux

A walker’s view of the Château de Chenonceaux

We prefer undertaking walks of four to six weeks duration, but we appreciate that many people are interested in much shorter walks. Therefore, as we post Jenny’s diaries on this site, we extract from them the best short sections of about a week or less.

One criterion that we use, apart from beauty and interest, is that these short walks must have easy access to public transport at both ends.

Walking in France: On the way down from the Grand Luberon

On the way down from the Grand Luberon

The individual maps of these short walks show accommodation icons for each night. By zooming in on a particular icon you can see the precise location of the establishment where we stayed.

To identify a walk, click a red line on the map below to get a very brief description.

The short walks selected so far are:

Baronnies (4 days)

Burgundy (5 days)

Causse de Gramat (4 days)

Causse du Larzac (3 days)

Corbières (5 days)

Gorges of the Aveyron (3 days)

Gorges of the Loire (4 days)

Gorges of the Tarn (4 days)

High Provence (6 days)

Loire and Cher Rivers (6 days)

Luberon (7 days)

Morvan (7 days)

Mountains of Beaujolais (5 days)

Pyrénnées (7 days)

Régordane (10 days)

RL Stevenson Trail (8 days)

Upper Dordogne (2003) (5 days)

Upper Dordogne (2005) (8 days)

Upper Vézère River (5 days)

Vézère and Dordogne (6 days)