Hiking Tours - Donkey Trips - EASTERN PYRENEES

Individual hiking tours and daytrips :


Discover the Eastern Pyrenees on a hiking tour, spending the nights in mountain gîtes. You can compose a tour according to your personal taste or choose one of our arrangements. You can walk with or without a donkey.


Altitude variation : possibilities ranging from 300 up to over 1000 meters per day.


An eight day donkeytrip


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Travel with your children in a centuries old tradition: walk with a donkey! The donkey carries your luggage or the children, while you enjoy the rich countryside in the Pyrenees in their full glory. We'll give you a complete detailed itinerary as well as instructions for taking care of the donkey before you leave. You start with a half-day trip to become friends with the donkey.

Altitude variation : max. 600 m. up, max. 800 m. down a day; variation in time 4 - 6 hours a day. Suitable for everyone with a reasonable good physical condition, children from 4 years old.


8-days "Castellane" tour


An exceptionally beautiful tour to the sources of this lovely little mountain river across a very varied landscape. You will cross sunny Mediterranean hillsides with garrigue and herbs and also reach the alpine summit of the "Madres". To do individually from springtime till autumn, as long as snowfall doesn't make the paths unaccesable. Difficulty : medium. Accomodation : B&B and tent.

Groups: contact us for the possibilities (depending on season).



Walking tours in groups :


Walk together, share experiences, meet other people. Discover a unknown side of your friends. Explore the Pyrenees and hike through the mountains in a group, composed by yourself or arranged by us. On request the group can be acompanied by a guide.

Altitude variation: variations ranging up from 300 up to over 1000 meters.


15-days "Tramontane" tour


Across the Pyrenees from France to Spain, climbing"Les Madres" (altitude 2465 m.) and the highlands of Capcir. Spectacular views at the peaks of the "Canigou" and the "Carlit" in a world of lynxes and eagles. An unforgetable experience. Only possible in summer and only in a guided group.

Overnight stay in tent camps and mountain cabins, full pension; difficulty : medium.

Please ask for the dates.


8-days "Cathar" tour


Crossing "Le Pays Cathare", through the vineyards of the Fénouillèdes and Corbières beneath the ruins of Cathar castles high on the mountaintops. You'll visit at least one of them. Relive the medieval history of Occitan France in this grand and fascinating environment. Guided groups only. Accomodation: full pension in gîtes, difficulty : medium.

Please ask for the dates.

Date de dernière mise à jour : 2014-12-12