Multi-activity holidays in Vercors for families

Duration : 6 days

France, Northern Alps, Southern Alps

Level : easy, adaptable according to the age of the children

from 675 € / p. from 6 to 12 persons

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Description

At the southern end of the Vercors plateau, in the Diois, the whole family will gather for relaxing moments in the heart of nature. This trip will make you discover some exceptional natural sites: the sumptuous Archiane Circus, the romantic Combeau Valley, the natural reserve of the highlands and the spectacular Mont Aiguille, emblematic citadel of the Vercors.

Parents will appreciate the scenery and serenity of a valley away from the hustle and offering some delicious local products: Clairette de Die, Dauphiné ravioles, goat cheese ...

Children will find a thousand reasons to discover the environment in a fun way: tree climbing, water hiking, animal watching, discovery of caves, treasure hunt ...

And all will love the immersion of the last two days in the immensity of the highlands with our donkeys, these companions with big ears: Prince, Mabrouk, Baptiste, Zoe, Canelle ...

This trip does not present any technical difficulties, and it is possible to adapt the level of the hikes and the activities according to the age of the children and the motivations of the parents.

Program

D1: Reception at 2pm at Die station.
Adventure route in the trees at the Martouret Park (2 hours of activities) then transfer to Châtillon-en-Diois. Night in a cottage.

D2: Funny visit of the medieval village of Châtillon-en-Diois. Hike in the vineyards Châtillonais. Visit of a cellar and Clairette of Die and local products tasting for the adults, swimming in the river for the children.
3 to 4 hours of walk, night in a cottage.

D3: Discovery tour to the abandoned hamlets of the Église or Serre. The afternoon is dedicated to the very funny descent of the Rio Sourd canyon or to an aquatic hike. For the children, ride to a secret waterfall of Diois.
3h walk, 2h30 of exploration for the canyon, transfer to Archiane Circus, night in a cottage.

D4: Exploration of Archiane Circus: stroll along the discovery trail, observation of the vultures and their nests, discovery of small waterfalls, visit of the hamlet and exploration of the Tournières caves.
3 to 4 hours of walk, transfer in the Combeau Valley, night in a cottage.

D5: We leave for two days of autonomy in the highlands natural reserve with donkeys, excellent companions for the children and carriers of our luggage.
4 hours of walking.
Night in Chaumailloux private hut, incomparable belvedere on the Mont Aiguille and haunt of ibex and chamois.

D6: Superb route to the rhythm of donkeys in wild places of the reserve: sheep gardens of the garden of Roy, Pas de la Coche. Meeting with the marmots at the foot of the Montagnette.
5 hours walk, transfer to Die station and separation at 5pm.

The price includes

  • Price (per person): 675€ adult / 595€ child from 7 to 12 years
  • Accommodation in full board during the whole stay
  • Entrance to the adventure trail
  • Baggage transfer (limited to 20kg)
  • Supervision by a hiking guide during the whole stay, myself or a colleague of Vercors Escapade
  • Supervision by a canyoning instructor for the "Rio Sourd" or the water hiking, and rental of technical equipment
  • Donkey rental for the 2 days in the highlands
  • Baggage transfers and people during the whole stay

The price does not include

  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Cancellation and repatriation insurance
  • Visits and activities not planned in the program

Accommodation

4 nights in a cottage, the last night in a private hut not guarded.

  • In cottage: shared rooms (3 or 4 beds, sometimes 6, per room)
  • In Chaumailloux private hut, the comfort is simple, you will sleep in dormitory for real mountain atmosphere.

 

Next departures :

No scheduled departure, bu you can contact me to book your dates.

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