THE VERCORS - WITH GREENTOURS
DATES: 25 May - 1 June 2018
LEADERS: Stefano Doglio & Paul Green
COST: London return; £1,695, Lyon return; £1,525
Subalpine meadows, karst, gorges and mountain forests make the Vercors one of Western Europe's foremost wildnerness areas.
You'll see some of France's finest scenery with a spectacular range of fauna and flora.
Botanical Wildlife Tour Holiday Orchids and Pasqueflowers in Vercors, France with Greentours.
- Orchids: Including the renowned lady's slipper and endemic bee orchid Ophrys drumana. There are over 60 species of orchid known from the Vercors.
- Butterflies: Purple and Lesser Purple Emperor can be spotted in the wooded valleys. Spy Twin-spot and Niobe among a host of fritillaries.
- Birds of prey: Including Golden Eagle, Short-toed Eagle and Black Kites.
A full tour itinerary is available from the Greentours website.