Hilltop castle overlooking a rural landscape in the Lot Valley in France

The Lot Valley in France – a walker’s paradise … ideal for exploring on foot

A walker’s paradise: the Lot Valley in France. An area with a wealth of prehistoric and medieval sites, picturesque hilltop villages, and an unspoiled and varied landscape, ideal for exploring on foot.

Sally Gaucheron has been living in the Lot from 1991 has made it her mission to welcome international visitors who want to discover the real France. She offers walking holidays that gives you the chance to visit castles, medieval towns and farmers’ markets at a relaxed pace.

10% off in April and October

If you book a holiday of 6 nights or more in April or October, whether it is just for the B&B service or for a walking holiday programme, you get a 10% discount.

Two women walking along a forest track past some horsesApril and October typically have very good walking weather. So these months are great to explore on foot the varied countryside of the Lot Valley with its scattered villages, where time has stood still.

Sally can propose a range of walks for all levels of ability and ages. A gentle stroll through a village and the forest, lasting just under 2 hours. Or a route through woodlands to one of the areas castles, complete with guided tour of the castle and lunch.

Sally aims to do walks through time and space… to help you explore the culture as well as the nature of this part of France.

Find out more about Sally’s Lot Valley Walking Holidays.

About Dave

Walking Holiday Info

Dave is one of the founders of Walking Holiday Info. More than 10 years ago, he saw a real niche, a platform where small independent walking holiday companies can present their holidays in one place. At that time, he was organizing walking holidays himself and experienced how difficult it can be for small businesses to have a voice and to be noticed. Dave is the webmaster at Walking Holiday Info, and enjoys hitting the trails in the surrounding countryside in his free time.