Riders and Merens horses in the Pyrenees on a trail ride
France

Horseback trails in the Languedoc Roussillon and Cevennes

The Languedoc Roussillon and Cevennes region, nestled between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean sea, offers fantastic riding opportunities in the south of France. Ride through landscapes scattered with deep valleys and wild gorges, coastal lakes and rugged mountain tops, or in areas famous for the cultivation of vines and olive trees. Far from the busy seaside resorts, discover the dramatic hinterland of a region lost in time, where the people are friendly and mountains are calling.
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From the horse’s mouth

  • Languedoc Roussillon - The Three Countries
    September 2019 Jane
    An exhilarating trail ride through stunning mountain scenery on strong, sensible and well-kept horses who really know their job. Lots of walking and leading on descents. Be prepared for sudden changes in the weather ( we went from 24 degrees sun to 2 degrees and snow - and back again). Mine was Cazar. Kind, patient,... Read all
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    Trail riding in the Languedoc
  • Merens horses trail riding
    Riding Merens horses in the Pyrenees
  • Riding holiday in France
    Discover the Pyrenees in the saddle
  • Riders in the Pyrenees
    High lakes trail ride in the Pyrenees
  • Crossing a river on horseback
    Mountain pass trail ride

Visa & Health

Formalities

UK citizens - other nationalities please contact us:

Passport validity
Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay; you don’t need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this.

The rules on travel will stay the same until 31 December 2020.

Visas
If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don’t need a visa to enter France.

The rules on travel will stay the same until 31 December 2020.

For up-to-date information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france/entry-requirements

Insurance

It is a condition of your booking with Equus Journeys that you have travel insurance which covers you for the riding activities to be undertaken. Your travel insurance should cover you for medical expenses and repatriation. Your guides will require your travel insurance details before they allow you to ride and may refuse to let you ride if you cannot provide them. You should take your insurance documents with you.