OVERVIEW

Behind the French Riviera’s glamour hide these incredibly beautiful timeless villages that are both nestled in lush Provencal valleys and perched precariously atop rocky crags. The ancient paths wind their way to from these Villages through forests and follow majestic olive groves. The views are simply breathtaking as you walk straddling the coast high above the sea.

The walk starts in Breil sur Roya travels via Italy and the colourful town of Olivetta and then back again to the medieval town of Sospel. From St Agnes, one of the most lauded villages in all of France for its beauty,  it is then on to Gorbio. The centuries-old paths lead straight to the beautiful Italian influenced town of Menton probably the prettiest town on the Riviera. This walk showcases the diversity of the region and the  serene wooded valleys, to lavender fields, ancient villages and ancient architectural treasures.

Highlights

  • The diverse landscapes of the Alp and the Riviera
  • Old stone farmhouses and Bories, walls, and huts along centuries-old paths
  • The villages of the Breil sur Roya, Sospel, Sainte Agnes and the magical town of Menton on the Cote d’Azur
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Mediterranean
  • Follow our insider tips in the our notes (where to get the freshest baguette for your picnic, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • Authentic Provencal villages nestled in wooded valleys, surrounded by high mountains
  • The cultural mix of Italian and French influences including architecturally
  • The beautiful mountain top village of Sainte Agnès
  • The “Italian type” town of Menton on the Med Sea
  • Finish in style in a 4 star Menton hotel with a well-being space, jacuzzi, sun lounges and gym

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
6 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 1245

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 365

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6

DAY 1
BREIL SUR ROYA

Arrival on your own by train from Nice. Located along the banks of the river Roya, your walking holiday begins in the picturesque town of Breil sur Roya, far from the bustle of the coastline. You’re surrounded by lush mountains and in a place where time is at a standstill. The town forms a compact crescent around a narrow rocky spur, nestled in the deep Roya valley. The colourful cobbled streets and ancient buildings are a delight to explore. You’ll hear both languages –French & Italian-and feel both influences in food, culture, and in architecture. It’s worth mentioning that the Breil sur Roya: market is on Tuesday & Thursday morning.

Walking: No scheduled walking for today
Accommodation: Breil sur Roya in ensuited room

DAY 2
BREIL SUR ROYA TO SOSPEL

Today we walk from France into Italy returning to Sospel in France. The walk starts in Breil sur Roya with a slight ascent above the village giving you immediate reward with a wonderful panorama of the valley. There are two choices in paths above the village and we’ve chosen the one less travelled, following abandoned stone terraces, now dotted with olive trees. You reach the stunning ghost town of Piène Haute, more Italian than French, perched high above the valley. Your path then takes you to Italy –to the colourful town of Olivetta – before returning to France and to the town of Sospel. Sospel is a authentic medieval mountain town with an old stone toll bridge crossing the Brévera river. It is worth noting the Breil sur Roya market is on Tuesday & Thursday morning

Walking: Moderate / 15kms / 5.5 hrs/ +600 / -550M
Meals: Buffet breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Sospel in an ensuited room

DAY 3
SOSPEL, COL DE CASTILLON TO SAINTE AGNES

There is a short transfer that takes you to the start of the walk. After a gradual climb through a scenic beech forest the summit appears. At well over 1000m above the sea the majestic views of the Mediterranean appear for the first time as do the southern Alps. You reach the village of Sainte Agnès, listed among the most beautiful villages in France. At 800m in altitude, it’s the highest coastline village in Europe. It is worth noting the Sospel market is on Thursday morning.

Walking: Moderate / 10 kms / 4 hours / +0 / -550m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: St Agnes in an ensuited room

DAY 4
SAINTE AGNES TO GORBIO

From Sainte Agnès there’s once again a first off climb up towards the Col de Bausson pass, through a landscape of wild lavender and with great views of the village as you leave. Beyond the pass you enter a valley to the north and wild slopes of pine forest and wildflowers. A steep, zigzagging descent leads you to the village of Gorbio, worth a lengthy visit. On the main square you’ll find two restaurants for lunch, one refined and the other casual (full information and recommendations for all non supplied meals in walking notes). You return to Sainte Agnès along a shorter and easier route – the GR 51 –with views of the coastline accompanying you along the way.

Walking: Moderate / 10kms / 4 hrs / +450m / -450m
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: St Agnes in an ensuited room

DAY 5
SAINTE AGNES TO MENTON

Once again you leave Sainte Agnès by foot, but this time with a slow descent, walking along a deep and scenic valley you reach the lost villages of Monti and Castellar. Castellar offers quaint streets & restaurants. Your path eventually leads you to the heart of the town of Menton, the prettiest town on the French Riviera (or Italy as it is on the border) with its colourful streets winding around in never-ending labyrinths. The town is a bit of an unknown corner and the last stop on the Cote d’Azur before Italy. It’s well worth exploring for its architectural treasures, the old port or the museum devoted to Jean Cocteau just for starters.

Walking: Moderate / 14kms / 5 hrs / +250m / -950m
Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
Accommodation: Menton in a ensuited room

DAY 6
MENTON

The trip finishes after breakfast. There’s an undercover market here each day which you may wish to explore. Regular trains run from Menton to Nice daily. Au revoir.

Meals: Breakfast

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • 5 nights accommodation in rooms with ensuites, in handpicked hotels or guesthouses
  • 5 breakfasts, 1 picnic lunch and 2 dinners included
  • All transport on and off the track and luggage transfers days 2 to 5
  • Our comprehensive set of notes with detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • 24/7 support from our representatives on the ground
  • Old stone farmhouses and Bories, walls, and huts along centuries-old paths
  • Breil sur Roya, Sospel, Sainte Agnes and the magical “Italian type” town of Menton
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Mediterranean
  • Authentic Provencal villages nestled in wooded valleys, surrounded by high mountains

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

All the accommodation have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. From elegant guesthouses, small charming hotels, to family run Auberges, you can be assured that wherever you stay you will be warmly welcomed. The accommodations are 3 star with an emphasis on location and the ambience of the region. We will endeavour to book all the accommodation listed below, but in the off chance we can’t we will substitute something of equal quality.
Night 1 – Breil sur Roya
Typical French Auberge with restaurant and home style food located in the heart of a charming Provencal village. Check in from 2pm.

 

Night 2 – Sospel
The Auberge Provencale is located in the medieval village of Sospel, between the mountains and the sea. Enjoying an elevated position on the top of a hill, this property offers panoramic views from its’ terrace in the shade of chestnut trees. All rooms at L’Auberge Provencale have lots of light and are decorated in bright warm colours. They are equipped with a private bathroom and a TV. Free Wi-Fi is available. Guests can enjoy a variety of dishes on the spacious terrace whilst enjoying the views of the village and the valley.

 

Night 3 and 4 – Saint Agnes
With rooms that have magnificent sea and mountain views, it’s hard not to be enchanted with the Saint Yves Hotel in Sainte Agnès. Though there are no bells and whistles, the rooms are all modern, and there’s an ambiance here that’s extremely warm and friendly. At the restaurant you’ll find the same atmosphere, and be careful what you order: the portions are set for even the most famished walker!

 

Night 5 – Menton
Ideally located in the heart of Menton, a small town on the Côte d’Azur famous for its wonderful gardens and standard of living, the Hôtel de Londres is pleased to welcome you into its warm and family-friendly atmosphere. The 4-star hotel enjoys an extremely privileged location, a short distance to the beaches and great place to end the walk. Between relaxation and regional discoveries, you are guaranteed to have an excellent stay.

 

Breakfasts are continental Provence style and typical of the region as are the 3 course a la carte dinners that are provided.

Importantly, in your notes we will include a dossier with handpicked real local recommendations for evening meals in restaurants where even the locals like to eat.

Since the region is world famous, we suggest adding a day or two to truly savour all that it has to offer.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available all year around. Please note there will be an additional supplement if you book in the last week of May to coincide with the Monaco Grand Prix. Please speak to one of our destination consultants if you need more information.

ACCESS

Travelling to the Start of the walk

The walks starts in Breil sur Roya at your accommodation and ends in Menton on the final morning at your accommodation. Please refer to your itinerary. You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the walk in Breil sur Roya. To make it easy we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

By plane and rail: The easiest option would be to fly into Nice and then catch the train from Nice to Breil sur Roya. There are many airlines that fly from Paris to Nice. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights 

www.google.com/flights

The train from Nice to Breil sur Roya will take around 1hr 15min and will cost around €9.50 or AUD$15. Please find below ways to book.

Trainline.com: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times/nice-to-breil-sur-roya

TGV: https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

By rail: It’s also very easy to catch a train from anywhere in France to Breil sur Roya. The fastest service is the TGV intercity high-speed rail service. This journey takes about 9 hrs with a connection at Nice. It will cost anywhere from €25 to €100 depending on booking conditions and Class of service chosen.

https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

You can buy a ticket when you get there, however we recommend pre booking your tickets online.

Travelling from the End of the walk

By rail: The train from Menton back to Nice takes around 40 min and costs around €5.50 or AUD $9.00.

https://www.thetrainline.com

https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

By plane: There are many airlines that fly from Nice to Paris. Below are 2 websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights

www.google.com/flights

WALKING

The walk is moderate with some small ascents. Full day walks average about 13km with 4.5 – 6 Hours walking each day. There is plenty of opportunity to add more walking if you’re up for it. The walking is over very old well maintained paths via the most scenic pathway to the coast. This is a beautiful area with many fabulous historic attractions on top the fabulous walking routes. We highly recommend that you incorporate some extra time after the walk to rest but also to fully immerse yourself in Provence and the Cote d’Azur.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in summer. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having less people around in the villages and on the coast (we walk away from the populated areas on the walk so crowds are not an issue.)

See the weather information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. However, we require that for all travel overseas that you purchase a travel insurance policy, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 1 Mar 2020 - 30 Nov 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1245

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $365

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Overview

OVERVIEW

Behind the French Riviera’s glamour hide these incredibly beautiful timeless villages that are both nestled in lush Provencal valleys and perched precariously atop rocky crags. The ancient paths wind their way to from these Villages through forests and follow majestic olive groves. The views are simply breathtaking as you walk straddling the coast high above the sea.

The walk starts in Breil sur Roya travels via Italy and the colourful town of Olivetta and then back again to the medieval town of Sospel. From St Agnes, one of the most lauded villages in all of France for its beauty,  it is then on to Gorbio. The centuries-old paths lead straight to the beautiful Italian influenced town of Menton probably the prettiest town on the Riviera. This walk showcases the diversity of the region and the  serene wooded valleys, to lavender fields, ancient villages and ancient architectural treasures.

Highlights

  • The diverse landscapes of the Alp and the Riviera
  • Old stone farmhouses and Bories, walls, and huts along centuries-old paths
  • The villages of the Breil sur Roya, Sospel, Sainte Agnes and the magical town of Menton on the Cote d’Azur
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Mediterranean
  • Follow our insider tips in the our notes (where to get the freshest baguette for your picnic, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • Authentic Provencal villages nestled in wooded valleys, surrounded by high mountains
  • The cultural mix of Italian and French influences including architecturally
  • The beautiful mountain top village of Sainte Agnès
  • The “Italian type” town of Menton on the Med Sea
  • Finish in style in a 4 star Menton hotel with a well-being space, jacuzzi, sun lounges and gym

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
6 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 1245

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 365

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6

DAY 1
BREIL SUR ROYA

Arrival on your own by train from Nice. Located along the banks of the river Roya, your walking holiday begins in the picturesque town of Breil sur Roya, far from the bustle of the coastline. You’re surrounded by lush mountains and in a place where time is at a standstill. The town forms a compact crescent around a narrow rocky spur, nestled in the deep Roya valley. The colourful cobbled streets and ancient buildings are a delight to explore. You’ll hear both languages –French & Italian-and feel both influences in food, culture, and in architecture. It’s worth mentioning that the Breil sur Roya: market is on Tuesday & Thursday morning.

Walking: No scheduled walking for today
Accommodation: Breil sur Roya in ensuited room

DAY 2
BREIL SUR ROYA TO SOSPEL

Today we walk from France into Italy returning to Sospel in France. The walk starts in Breil sur Roya with a slight ascent above the village giving you immediate reward with a wonderful panorama of the valley. There are two choices in paths above the village and we’ve chosen the one less travelled, following abandoned stone terraces, now dotted with olive trees. You reach the stunning ghost town of Piène Haute, more Italian than French, perched high above the valley. Your path then takes you to Italy –to the colourful town of Olivetta – before returning to France and to the town of Sospel. Sospel is a authentic medieval mountain town with an old stone toll bridge crossing the Brévera river. It is worth noting the Breil sur Roya market is on Tuesday & Thursday morning

Walking: Moderate / 15kms / 5.5 hrs/ +600 / -550M
Meals: Buffet breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Sospel in an ensuited room

DAY 3
SOSPEL, COL DE CASTILLON TO SAINTE AGNES

There is a short transfer that takes you to the start of the walk. After a gradual climb through a scenic beech forest the summit appears. At well over 1000m above the sea the majestic views of the Mediterranean appear for the first time as do the southern Alps. You reach the village of Sainte Agnès, listed among the most beautiful villages in France. At 800m in altitude, it’s the highest coastline village in Europe. It is worth noting the Sospel market is on Thursday morning.

Walking: Moderate / 10 kms / 4 hours / +0 / -550m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: St Agnes in an ensuited room

DAY 4
SAINTE AGNES TO GORBIO

From Sainte Agnès there’s once again a first off climb up towards the Col de Bausson pass, through a landscape of wild lavender and with great views of the village as you leave. Beyond the pass you enter a valley to the north and wild slopes of pine forest and wildflowers. A steep, zigzagging descent leads you to the village of Gorbio, worth a lengthy visit. On the main square you’ll find two restaurants for lunch, one refined and the other casual (full information and recommendations for all non supplied meals in walking notes). You return to Sainte Agnès along a shorter and easier route – the GR 51 –with views of the coastline accompanying you along the way.

Walking: Moderate / 10kms / 4 hrs / +450m / -450m
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: St Agnes in an ensuited room

DAY 5
SAINTE AGNES TO MENTON

Once again you leave Sainte Agnès by foot, but this time with a slow descent, walking along a deep and scenic valley you reach the lost villages of Monti and Castellar. Castellar offers quaint streets & restaurants. Your path eventually leads you to the heart of the town of Menton, the prettiest town on the French Riviera (or Italy as it is on the border) with its colourful streets winding around in never-ending labyrinths. The town is a bit of an unknown corner and the last stop on the Cote d’Azur before Italy. It’s well worth exploring for its architectural treasures, the old port or the museum devoted to Jean Cocteau just for starters.

Walking: Moderate / 14kms / 5 hrs / +250m / -950m
Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
Accommodation: Menton in a ensuited room

DAY 6
MENTON

The trip finishes after breakfast. There’s an undercover market here each day which you may wish to explore. Regular trains run from Menton to Nice daily. Au revoir.

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • 5 nights accommodation in rooms with ensuites, in handpicked hotels or guesthouses
  • 5 breakfasts, 1 picnic lunch and 2 dinners included
  • All transport on and off the track and luggage transfers days 2 to 5
  • Our comprehensive set of notes with detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • 24/7 support from our representatives on the ground
  • Old stone farmhouses and Bories, walls, and huts along centuries-old paths
  • Breil sur Roya, Sospel, Sainte Agnes and the magical “Italian type” town of Menton
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Mediterranean
  • Authentic Provencal villages nestled in wooded valleys, surrounded by high mountains
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

All the accommodation have been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. From elegant guesthouses, small charming hotels, to family run Auberges, you can be assured that wherever you stay you will be warmly welcomed. The accommodations are 3 star with an emphasis on location and the ambience of the region. We will endeavour to book all the accommodation listed below, but in the off chance we can’t we will substitute something of equal quality.
Night 1 – Breil sur Roya
Typical French Auberge with restaurant and home style food located in the heart of a charming Provencal village. Check in from 2pm.

 

Night 2 – Sospel
The Auberge Provencale is located in the medieval village of Sospel, between the mountains and the sea. Enjoying an elevated position on the top of a hill, this property offers panoramic views from its’ terrace in the shade of chestnut trees. All rooms at L’Auberge Provencale have lots of light and are decorated in bright warm colours. They are equipped with a private bathroom and a TV. Free Wi-Fi is available. Guests can enjoy a variety of dishes on the spacious terrace whilst enjoying the views of the village and the valley.

 

Night 3 and 4 – Saint Agnes
With rooms that have magnificent sea and mountain views, it’s hard not to be enchanted with the Saint Yves Hotel in Sainte Agnès. Though there are no bells and whistles, the rooms are all modern, and there’s an ambiance here that’s extremely warm and friendly. At the restaurant you’ll find the same atmosphere, and be careful what you order: the portions are set for even the most famished walker!

 

Night 5 – Menton
Ideally located in the heart of Menton, a small town on the Côte d’Azur famous for its wonderful gardens and standard of living, the Hôtel de Londres is pleased to welcome you into its warm and family-friendly atmosphere. The 4-star hotel enjoys an extremely privileged location, a short distance to the beaches and great place to end the walk. Between relaxation and regional discoveries, you are guaranteed to have an excellent stay.

 

Breakfasts are continental Provence style and typical of the region as are the 3 course a la carte dinners that are provided.

Importantly, in your notes we will include a dossier with handpicked real local recommendations for evening meals in restaurants where even the locals like to eat.

Since the region is world famous, we suggest adding a day or two to truly savour all that it has to offer.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

General Info

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available all year around. Please note there will be an additional supplement if you book in the last week of May to coincide with the Monaco Grand Prix. Please speak to one of our destination consultants if you need more information.

ACCESS

Travelling to the Start of the walk

The walks starts in Breil sur Roya at your accommodation and ends in Menton on the final morning at your accommodation. Please refer to your itinerary. You will need to get yourself to and from the start and end of your walk. i.e. you will need to organise your travel to the start of the walk in Breil sur Roya. To make it easy we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

By plane and rail: The easiest option would be to fly into Nice and then catch the train from Nice to Breil sur Roya. There are many airlines that fly from Paris to Nice. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights 

www.google.com/flights

The train from Nice to Breil sur Roya will take around 1hr 15min and will cost around €9.50 or AUD$15. Please find below ways to book.

Trainline.com: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times/nice-to-breil-sur-roya

TGV: https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

By rail: It’s also very easy to catch a train from anywhere in France to Breil sur Roya. The fastest service is the TGV intercity high-speed rail service. This journey takes about 9 hrs with a connection at Nice. It will cost anywhere from €25 to €100 depending on booking conditions and Class of service chosen.

https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

You can buy a ticket when you get there, however we recommend pre booking your tickets online.

Travelling from the End of the walk

By rail: The train from Menton back to Nice takes around 40 min and costs around €5.50 or AUD $9.00.

https://www.thetrainline.com

https://en.oui.sncf/en/tgv

By plane: There are many airlines that fly from Nice to Paris. Below are 2 websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights

www.google.com/flights

WALKING

The walk is moderate with some small ascents. Full day walks average about 13km with 4.5 – 6 Hours walking each day. There is plenty of opportunity to add more walking if you’re up for it. The walking is over very old well maintained paths via the most scenic pathway to the coast. This is a beautiful area with many fabulous historic attractions on top the fabulous walking routes. We highly recommend that you incorporate some extra time after the walk to rest but also to fully immerse yourself in Provence and the Cote d’Azur.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in summer. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having less people around in the villages and on the coast (we walk away from the populated areas on the walk so crowds are not an issue.)

See the weather information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. However, we require that for all travel overseas that you purchase a travel insurance policy, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

Map

MAP

Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
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  • 1 Mar 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
    AVAILABLE
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    $1095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $335
  • 1 Mar 2020 - 30 Nov 2020
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    from

    $1245

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $365
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Queen Charlotte Track-The Essentials

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Queen Charlotte track end to end from Ship Cove to Anakiwa. Forests filled with fauna and birdsong. Lush rainforest gullies filled with massive tree ferns.

Self-guided 4 Days From $995 Easy to Moderate What's Included

Queen Charlotte Track-The Essentials

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  • Full access to the Queen Charlotte track in superb comfort.
  • 3 nights accommodation in beautiful lodge accommodations
  • Walk the entire track end to end pack free
  • 4 walkers lunches
  • Comprehensive tracks notes, map case, insulated lunch bag and container
  • Enjoy nearly 30 years of our experience in organising self-guided walking holidays

Ultimate Tour du Mont Blanc: Huts & Hotels

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Trek the world famous, ‘Tour du Mont Blanc’ circuit through the alps of France, Italy and Switzerland. Stay in family run hotels, mountain lodgings and huts.

Self-guided 14 Days From $3895 Moderate to Challenging What's Included

Ultimate Tour du Mont Blanc: Huts & Hotels

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  • Walk pack free with luggage transfers from accommodation to accommodation arranged for you
  • 13 nights accommodation in 3* hotels, simple hotels and/or mountain refuges
  • All luggage transfers
  • 13 breakfasts and 8 dinners
  • Maps, guidebook, GPX tracks and daily route summary
  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Itineraries can please flexible to account for weather conditions
  • One rest day is included, more can be added if you would like to further explore the region
  • Enjoy worry free navigation with Auswalk’s authored comprehensive tack notes and maps

Cape to Cape Highlights

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Hike the most beautiful sections of the Cape to Cape Track in the Margaret River region. Walk spectacular coastline, clifftops, rocky coves and idyllic bays.

Self-guided 6 Days From $1995 Moderate What's Included

Cape to Cape Highlights

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What's Included
  • Luggage transport so you can walk pack free
  • Vehicle transfers
  • 5 nights’ accommodation with ensuites
  • Chef-prepared cooked breakfasts, two course a la carte dinners and substantial Walkers Lunches
  • National park admission
  • Enjoy worry free navigation with Auswalk’s comprehensive track notes, maps, map case , insulated lunch bag & info pack
  • 24/7 support from our driver and representatives on the ground

10 day Kumano Kodo Nakahechi with Koyasan

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Walk the Chioshi Michi in world heritage listed Koyasan (spiritual capital of Shingon Buddhism). Hike the Kodo Nakahechi from beginning to end via temples, waterfalls and forest.

Self-guided 10 Days From $2855 Moderate to Challenging What's Included

10 day Kumano Kodo Nakahechi with Koyasan

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What's Included
  • Walk the entire Kumano Kodo Nakahechi from end to end over via magnificent shrines ending at the glorious Nachi waterfall and temple complex plus substantial pilgrimage walks to Koyasan.
  • Walk pack free with luggage transfers from accommodation to accommodation
  • 7 nights stay in an intimate family run or smallish traditional Japanese lodgings with in-house onsens and 2 nights in a Buddhist temple in Koyasan.
  • Superb traditional multi-course meals for breakfast and dinner each day on the walk. Plus 4 walkers lunches.
  • Itineraries can be flexible to shorten the walking or slow the trip down by adding more rest days.
  • Enjoy worry-free navigation with Auswalk’s comprehensive track notes and maps.
  • 24/7 support from our representatives on the ground.

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