La-Valle-de-Combeau-Vercors

France

The mosaic of habitats in France includes extensive wetlands through to stunning mountain ranges, within which a vast array of wildlife can be found.

Cévennes and Grands Causses – wildlife and walking in southern France (by train)

A relaxed week of wild flowers and country walks, exploring the Cévennes National Park and Parc Naturel des Grands Causses in southern France.

Holiday typemainly wild flowers

Spanish-Purple-Hairstreak-Cevennes
Anacamptis-pyramidalis-Cevennes
Dordogne – relaxed spring wildlife (by train)

After travelling by train to Bordeaux, we will spend a week exploring the limestone ‘causses’, woodlands and lush river valley of south-west France.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Dordogne 2019

Holiday typemixed natural history

Blue-spot-Hairstreak-Dordogne
Ophrys-scolopax-Dordogne
Vercors – an introduction to invertebrates (by train)

A visit to the limestone mountains of the French pre-Alps to enjoy the diversity of invertebrate life to be found there in the early autumn.

Holiday typeeasy birding/wildlife

Zygaena-loti-Vercors
Ascalaphus libelluloides, Vercors - Laurie Jackson
Vercors – wild flowers of the pre-Alps (by train)

A week in the French pre-Alps enjoying wild flowers, butterflies and birds within an attractive landscape of limestone hills and plateaux.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Vercors 2019

Holiday typemainly wild flowers

Marbled-Fritillary-Vercors
Tulipa-sylvestris-Vercors