Southern France & Spain Family Walking & Hiking Tour – Older Teens & 20s
From Provence to Costa Brava & Barcelona
From $3,699 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$680 for sgl. occ.)
"Slowly in the morning and not too fast in the afternoon" is a saying in the south of France and a way of life on Spain's Costa Brava. When you and your family are never far from sublime scenery, a delicious meal and charming hotels, they're easy words to live by. So feel free to stop, sample and savor. And enjoy the magic of two sun-soaked lands. Slowly and not too fast.
- Venture into the wild and beautiful Luberon Valley, a region renowned for its perched villages
- Sip wine or un café with the locals in Roussillon, Bonnieux and St-Rémy-de-Provence
- Explore an unforgettable and camera-ready landscape of limestone hills, olive orchards and endless vineyards
- Hike from one secluded cove to another on the Spanish Costa Brava's ancient Camí de Ronda
Day 1 From Lacoste, walk through a land of honey, lavender and cherries | Take in spectacular scenery with views of Mont Ventoux | Looking at the gorgeous landscape, it doesn't take long to understand the region's deep connection to the art world | Relax at a stone villa in the hilltop village of Ménerbes.
Day 2 Explore the picturesque hilltop village of Bonnieux with a local guide | Hike the wooded rolling hills and craggy cliffs of the Grand Luberon range | The fascinating ruins of medieval Fort de Buoux invite discovery | An extraordinary gastronomic experience awaits at Mas Tourteron, which shares ties with California's own Chez Panisse.
Day 3 Wander through a landscape of limestone hills, olive orchards and vineyards | Cross a Roman-built bridge to Roussillon | Follow Grand Randonnée trails past oak forests and a truffle farm | A hearty climb to the village perché (perched village) of Gordes reveals spectacular views | Join a private tasting of the best local vintages.
Day 4 Discover the charming artists' haven of St-Rémy-de-Provence | Art comes to life in St-Paul de Mausole, van Gogh's home for a year and the inspiration behind many of his most famous works | Feast your eyes on seasonal and local specialties at le marché | Travel to Spain's dazzling Costa Brava by private coach.
Days 5-6 Walk Spain's ancient Camí de Ronda, which connects the Costa Brava's hidden coves | Behold plunging cliffs and white-sand beaches | Ascend to a promontory offering glorious views of the sea | Admire exotic flora at the Cap Roig Botanical Garden.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
2019 Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more guests: from $3,699 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $4,299 pp dbl occ
- 6 - 7 guests: from $4,499 pp dbl occ
- 4 - 5 guests: from $6,099 pp dbl occ
- 2 - 3 guests: from $7,699 pp dbl occ
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