A selection of organised trips (eco-volunteering, guided vacations and single day/night opportunities) for watching wolves in Europe.
The Golfe du Morbihan provides a huge feast for wintering waders and wildfowl. Here are a few suggestions for places to watch them.
Whatever the reason for your trip, it is worth learning at least a little of the language – especially if you are travelling independently.
The French Alps provide a wonderful backdrop for a botanical and/or butterfly trip. Here are some of my recommendations after a week at La Grave, near the Col du Galibier which is equally well-known for the tour du France cycle race.
France isn’t an obvious place for nature-watching in winter, but there are plenty of birds, and even some mammals to see. Here are some suggestions of where to find them.