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Distance9.42km Vertical gain+97m Vertical drop-97m Duration2h55 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Chiddingstone - Kent

A lovely Kent walk that starts from the beautiful village of Chiddingstone and continues to Hever where you can visit the Castle. The route then turns south to Markbeech from where a return to the start is made.

Distance8.02km Vertical gain+18m Vertical drop-18m Duration2h20 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Oare - Kent

This Kent walk explores the marshes, creeks and tideways on the south side of the River Swale. On the far side of the water is the Isle of Sheppey and in season the area is an excellent place for watching birdlife.

Distance11.25km Vertical gain+525m Vertical drop-524m Duration4h30 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Sedbergh - Cumbria

Winder and Arant Haw are two hills included in this delightful walk from Sedbergh. The Howgill Fells are an integral part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park yet they display a unique character. The walking is good, the views superb and the paths quiet. Who could ask for more?

Distance18.18km Vertical gain+243m Vertical drop-247m Duration5h45 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Aldbury - Hertfordshire

National Trails and Long Distance Paths crisscross the Chilterns in this area. This Circular Walk makes use of short stretches of at least five such to provide a beautiful and varied walk through Chiltern woodland, on Chiltern chalk downs with wide vistas from the scarp edge of the hills, along a stretch of the historic Grand Union Canal, and through one of the prettiest villages in Hertfordshire.

The Castellas de Roquemartine, the Crête du Defens, and the Grottes de Calès caves
Distance12.62km Vertical gain+285m Vertical drop-284m Duration4h15 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Lamanon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A nice hike in the Alpilles to see the ruins of Castellas de Roquemartine (Château de la Reine Jeanne), and end with the caves of Calès, a very interesting cave network.

The Grotte de Mueron and Gorges du Blavet in Bagnols-en-Forêt
Distance6.28km Vertical gain+189m Vertical drop-182m Duration2h15 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Bagnols-en-Forêt - 83 - Var

A stroll in an exceptional place, discovering the gorges of the river Blavet and the cave of Mueron which was inhabited in the Bronze Age.
Ideal in summer and on warmer days, avoid periods of heavy rain.

Tour and climb the Gros Cerveau of Ollioules
Distance9.25km Vertical gain+568m Vertical drop-573m Duration4h00 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Ollioules - 83 - Var

A beautiful hike to the heights of Ollioules and Sanary, off the beaten track. Exceptional views over the on the coast of La Ciotat in Porquerolles, and the interior of La Cadiere d'Azur in Revest, the chain of the Sainte Baume ridges and the gorges of Ollioules.
The path alternates between shaded areas in the Mediterranean scrubland and parts where the sun heats the limestones of the La Colle massif.

A great tour of the east of Fontainebleau Forest.
Distance21.49km Vertical gain+223m Vertical drop-219m Duration6h40 Difficult Difficult
DepartureDeparture in Fontainebleau - 77 - Seine-et-Marne

This quite long route allows you to discover exceptional sites such as the Rempart du Restant du Long Rocher ('the rampart of the remainder of Long Rock'), Béatrix Cave and Carrosse Rock. You will also go past magnificent viewpoints, rarely visited walkways and some beautiful ponds, typical of the forest.

The Cristayes ridges
Distance14.7km Vertical gain+629m Vertical drop-621m Duration5h40 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Gap - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

Between marlstone and forests, a hike to the south of Gap.

Walking Figuerolles beach (Download : PDF)
Figuerolles beach
Distance10.76km Vertical gain+281m Vertical drop-281m Duration3h45 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Le Rove - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A pleasant little walk. Take a picnic and make a day of it.

Walking Sainte-Baume (Download : PDF)
Sainte-Baume
Distance13.3km Vertical gain+528m Vertical drop-529m Duration5h05 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Plan-d'Aups-Sainte-Baume - 83 - Var

Walk on the ridge of Sainte-Baume after visiting the Cave of Mary Magdalene.

Les Troisièmes Borrels
Distance5.44km Vertical gain+153m Vertical drop-142m Duration1h55 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Hyères - 83 - Var

A medium difficulty circular walk with beautiful views over Hyères bay.
A half-day walk to enjoy in the winter.
This walk is not listed (except by me) and so there are no waymarks.

Oppidum de Nages and the Village of Langlade
Distance8.51km Vertical gain+174m Vertical drop-174m Duration2h50 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Langlade - 30 - Gard

A walk in scrubland from Langlade to the Gallo-Roman site of the Oppidum de Nages offering a view of the entire Vaunage with the Cevennes, the sea and Pic-Saint-Loup in the distance.

It ends with a visit to the village of Langlade with its narrow streets, mill, its temple, its 2 squares... and its ancient houses.

L'Orme du Pont from Moutiers-en-Puisaye
Distance9.17km Vertical gain+109m Vertical drop-100m Duration1h Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Moutiers-en-Puisaye - 89 - Yonne

An all-season trail in this region of Puisaye amid hedges (bouchures), heritage, and legends.

Distance12.41km Vertical gain+106m Vertical drop-113m Duration1h30 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye - 89 - Yonne

After a brief incursion into the grounds of the Colette castle/museum and the passage at the foot of the Saracen tower, this walk continues through the countryside along the lanes of the Puisaye.

Walking Le Roc de la Vigne (Download : PDF)
Le Roc de la Vigne
Distance12.71km Vertical gain+656m Vertical drop-649m Duration5h10 Difficult Difficult
DepartureDeparture in Puéchabon - 34 - Hérault

This trek works its way up from the Hérault valley to Roc de la Vigne. Leaving the village, off the beaten tracks, you'll explore Forêt Domaniale de Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert on cobblestone roads. Along the way, the remains of old farms, caves, a semi-troglodyte retreat and a breath-taking view from the top of Roc de la Vigne.

Circuit of the Three Passes in Bormes-les-Mimosas
Distance14.44km Vertical gain+601m Vertical drop-601m Duration5h35 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Bormes-les-Mimosas - 83 - Var

Circuit overlooking the Var coast above Bormes-les-Mimosas.

The cliffs and ridges above Mouriès
Distance11.8km Vertical gain+167m Vertical drop-159m Duration3h45 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Mouriès - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A pretty hike in this area of the Alpilles to discover the white cliffs of "Caisses de Jean Jean", the "Caisses de Servanne," the Castellas ridges and its viewpoints, and a walk along Servanne golf course in Mouriès.

Distance14.15km Vertical gain+247m Vertical drop-247m Duration4h40 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Clermont-le-Fort - 31 - Haute-Garonne

This hike is based on the route published by SICOVAL "Circular walk from Notre-Dame des Bois", which I modified at the end.

Walking among the Mimosa
Distance10.02km Vertical gain+528m Vertical drop-526m Duration4h05 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Pégomas - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

An ideal route if you love Mimosa: from start to finish, this loop takes you through mimosa and eucalyptus plantations.

No particular technical difficulty. Be careful, if there has been a lot of rain in the days preceding your walk, the paths may be very muddy.

Distance9.15km Vertical gain+72m Vertical drop-64m Duration2h45 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Cheriton - Hampshire

A pleasant Hampshire walk that starts from the attractive village of Cheriton to the east of Winchester. The route follows the River Itcehn north through Tichborne Park to Tichborne. Before following the Kings Way south towards Gander Down.

From Montmirat to the Bois de Lens
Distance14.3km Vertical gain+285m Vertical drop-285m Duration4h45 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Montmirat - 30 - Gard

A hike mostly through forest, under the canopy of the Bois de Lens.
Throughout the walk you'll experience stunning scenery.
You'll also discover the Pielles Roman quarry, Macassargues caves (which were occupied by Neanderthal man), the pre-Roman sanctuary of Mabousquet (1st century BC), the Clunisian abbey of Jouffre (3rd century) and the Castellas de Montmirat (11th century).

The Crests of La Chartreuse de la Verne
Distance12.73km Vertical gain+484m Vertical drop-485m Duration4h45 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Collobrières - 83 - Var

A walk through the crests of the Maures forest.
A breathtaking landscape taking in the Mediterranean and the Alps.

Baou de Quatre Ouro (576 m) and Croupatier via the caves path
Distance14.22km Vertical gain+917m Vertical drop-917m Duration6h15 Difficult Difficult
DepartureDeparture in Ollioules - 83 - Var

This active route will take you through the Croupatier to the Baou de Quatre Ouro, one of the four "Toulonais brothers". Paths and ledges where you have to use your hands, passages with ropes, discover the main caves of the massif, where the famous caves of the Château du Diable make the route more interesting.

The Trois Termes via La Sénancole
Distance16km Vertical gain+382m Vertical drop-377m Duration5h30 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Gordes - 84 - Vaucluse

Loop around Gordes and its dry stone dwellings, through the valley of Sénancole and its unique Sénanque Abbey.

Couspeau mountain: the Grand Delmas
Distance11.76km Vertical gain+738m Vertical drop-731m Duration5h05 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Bézaudun-sur-Bîne - 26 - Drôme

A circular walk on Couspeau mountain, with the summit of the Grand Delmas offering views over the surrounding mountains, particularly the 3 Becs.

Saracen Caves - Ruins of Béconne
Distance7.11km Vertical gain+415m Vertical drop-413m Duration3h00 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Roche-Saint-Secret-Béconne - 26 - Drôme

The Saracen Caves at the ruins of the old village of Béconne provide a short walk through the woods and fields of lavender and lead you on an enjoyable route among the vestiges of the past and let you indulge your imagination.

Distance8.4km Vertical gain+165m Vertical drop-162m Duration2h50 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Studland - Dorset

A short Dorset walk that takes in some of the wonderful geological features of the Jurrassic Coast close to Studland. The walk also provides wonderful views across Swanage Bay.

Distance3.33km Vertical gain+133m Vertical drop-133m Duration1h15 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in West Lulworth - Dorset

Lulworth Cover and Durdle Door are two of the best known features of Dorset's Jurassic Coast. This short walk includes some uphill walking but the path is good and well graded.

Distance6.48km Vertical gain+115m Vertical drop-116m Duration2h10 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Worth Matravers - Dorset

A short Dorset walk in the Isle of Purbeck enjoying the beautiful coastal scenery of St Aldhelms Head. The route uses a section of the South West Coast Path and is an ideal choice for a sunny afternoon.

Distance11.45km Vertical gain+422m Vertical drop-420m Duration4h15 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in West Buckfastleigh - Devon

This Dartmoor route uses a section of the Two Moors Way. The route follows paths and tracks although a good sense of direction is needed in what can be an unforgiving landscape. After wet weather, streams may be in spate so care is needed crossing them.

Distance9.13km Vertical gain+206m Vertical drop-201m Duration3h05 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Tideswell - Derbyshire

This circular Peak District walk starts in Tideswell Dale and continues through Miller's Dale into Ravensdale. The route is an ideal introduction to this area which is popular for walkers.

Wildboarclough & Shutlingsloe
Distance10.97km Vertical gain+358m Vertical drop-351m Duration4h00 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Cheshire - Cheshire

A route to the summit of the Cheshire Matterhorn and more!

Distance8.01km Vertical gain+218m Vertical drop-215m Duration2h50 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Disley - Cheshire

This is a nice short walk offering wonderful views. The seasonal colour changes of the countryside make this Cheshire walk worth repeating during the year. The route starts from Disley and climbs onto Black Rocks offering some great views.

Distance8.29km Vertical gain+201m Vertical drop-203m Duration2h50 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Disley - Cheshire

This Cheshire walk starts from Disley and explores Lyme Park including Cage Hill. The route keeps to low level paths so is ideal for those cloudy days when the bigger hills are covered in mist.

Distance5.96km Vertical gain+124m Vertical drop-126m Duration2h00 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Wendover - Buckinghamshire

An easy Chiltern walk that rewards your efforts with some fine views across the Chiltern escarpment and across the Vale of Aylesbury. The paths and bridleways are generally clearly signed.

Distance14.45km Vertical gain+27m Vertical drop-0m Duration4h10 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Newbury - Berkshire

A linear Berkshire walk that offers pleasant level walking with something of interest along the way. The route uses trains for the return journey.

Distance18.57km Vertical gain+54m Vertical drop-54m Duration5h25 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Sandy - Bedfordshire

This is a thoroughly enjoyable walk with lots of variety, all on the more elevated parts of Bedfordshire. The fields are open so there are plenty of views, but there are stretches of woodland, three interesting villages and plenty of wildlife. It is no more than a guess, but I would think keen bird watchers might find it worthwhile to tote field glasses. At worst it will give them a closer look at the aerobatics over Biggleswade airfield.

The Véris trail in Bauduen
Distance7.46km Vertical gain+211m Vertical drop-207m Duration2h40 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Bauduen - 83 - Var

Very nice course with beautiful views of Lake Sainte-Croix.

Walking Le Faron (Download : PDF)
Le Faron
Distance10.6km Vertical gain+451m Vertical drop-443m Duration4h05 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Toulon - 83 - Var

One of the Var's most beautiful walks.
This hike climbs Mont Faron on wide tracks and offers a breathtaking view over the most beautiful bay in Europe.

From the Belle Barbe Pass to the Ravines of the Estérel
Distance16.99km Vertical gain+528m Vertical drop-532m Duration6h05 Difficult Difficult
DepartureDeparture in Saint-Raphaël (Var) - 83 - Var

Very beautiful hike close to Agay which enables you to discover the Estérel away from the usual routes.

Circuit around the Capitelles of Saussines
Distance13.02km Vertical gain+45m Vertical drop-48m Duration3h50 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Saussines - 34 - Hérault

Located between Nimes and Montpellier, the village of Saussines has a quite exceptional heritage: a listed 12th century church, a castle, beautiful mansions, old washhouses.
The gorse scrubland is close by with six capitelles (1), a nature trail, a picnic area with tables and is close to a spring at the high point of the circuit, plus there is a beautiful view of the Pic Saint Loup and the Cevennes.
Important note: Ignore the numbers marked on the ground and stick to the VisoRando instructions instead

On the trail of the Romans
Distance9.34km Vertical gain+21m Vertical drop-21m Duration2h45 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Saussines - 34 - Hérault

This walk devoted to the discovery of Roman ruins will introduce you to two medieval Languedoc villages.The scrubland will bring you the fragrance of thyme and the landscapes will enchant photographers. Enjoy without moderation.
Note: To help with orientation, "tricky" sections have been highlighted with blue dotted markers.

Walking Caesar's Camp (Download : PDF)
Caesar's Camp
Distance4.16km Vertical gain+136m Vertical drop-134m Duration1h30 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Laudun-l'Ardoise - 30 - Gard

A family walk around the Oppidum of Caesar Camp in Laudun.

Distance15.07km Vertical gain+406m Vertical drop-400m Duration5h15 Difficult Difficult
DepartureDeparture in Chusclan - 30 - Gard

Starting from Chusclan, this is a hike over different types of terrain (tarmacked paths between vineyards, DFCI trails, single-track paths, etc.). Viewpoints over the Rhone Valley and Mont Ventoux. Visit to the medieval site of Gicon.

From Saint-Michel-d'Euzet to La Roque-sur-Cèze
Distance11.93km Vertical gain+225m Vertical drop-226m Duration3h55 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Saint-Michel-d'Euzet - 30 - Gard

Hike from the village of Saint-Michel-d'Euzet that takes you on a loop around the village of La Roque-sur-Cèze (ranked among the most beautiful villages in France).
The village of La Roque is perched on a rocky outcrop and is bordered by the Cèze. The area is a natural site for swimming; near the village are the Cascades de Sautadet falls.

Orange and Its History
Distance3.87km Vertical gain+58m Vertical drop-58m Duration1h15 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Orange - 84 - Vaucluse

Discovering the Roman city of Orange and its heritage with the very famous Antique Theatre (Théâtre Antique), which annually hosts the Chorégies d’Orange festival.

The island of Oiselet
Distance10.82km Vertical gain+9m Vertical drop-9m Duration3h05 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Sorgues - 84 - Vaucluse

A family-friendly walk exploring the Island of Oiselet and the banks of the Rhône.

In the garrigue around Rochefort-du-Gard
Distance16.89km Vertical gain+187m Vertical drop-186m Duration5h15 Average Average
DepartureDeparture in Rochefort-du-Gard - 30 - Gard

Discovering Rochefort-du-Gard and its religious heritage, then diving into the green oak trees, which make up a large part of the surrounding vegetation, for some solitude.

The cliffs of Montagné
Distance6.63km Vertical gain+179m Vertical drop-191m Duration2h20 Easy Easy
DepartureDeparture in Pujaut - 30 - Gard

A short, easy walk for a family outing. In good weather you can see the parachutists jump over the Pujaut aerodrome.

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