The French Alps are located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the north and the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region in the south. Hiking is the perfect way to explore some of the top spots in both these regions. Discover the Mercantour National Park, Les Calanques or go on the emblematic Tour du Mont Blanc with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in French Alps. The mountains are calling!
Hiking in the French Alps is an unforgettable experience. Whether you try the famous Tour du Mont Blanc, explore one of the many marked footpaths of Mercantour National Park, or go on a unique adventure in Les Calanques, you will enjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. Join a hut-to-hut multi-day adventure, or a shorter 1-day Via Corda tour and discover the best hiking spots in France with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com.
In the north, Average winter temperatures are -2°C in January, and average summer temperatures are 17°C in July. The south is drier, warmer and sunnier with summer highs of around 27°C, and below freezing winter temperatures.
You can fly to Geneva, Lyon, Grenoble and Chambery, take a train or drive.
For mountain climbing, the best months to visit are June to September.
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