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Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Easy walks from Amalfi: 4* sea-facing hotel; top restaurants
From £1,280 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 8 Oct
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Self guided walking tour on the sunny Croatian coast
From €520 to €670 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From £795 to £2,000 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €665 to €792 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From £849 to £1,299 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2016: 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2017: 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Availability on this trip for coming months
Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Superb daywalks amid rich and charming scenery
From £1,049 to £1,129 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2018: 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Begamo; start hiking at about 5 km distance from the airport
From €600 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Croatia national parks walking holiday

Croatia national parks walking holiday

Walking holiday in Croatia's beautiful national parks.
From €620 to €790 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 13 May, 10 Jun, 8 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Discover Kent's history, its landscape and its people
From £587 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to your requirements
Pyrenees guided walking holiday

Pyrenees guided walking holiday

Guided walking and trekking holidays in the French Pyrenees
From £695 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
Cuba walking holiday

Cuba walking holiday

16 day, 4 centre, culture & walking in Cuba
From £1,450 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 Apr, 12 Oct
Pilgrims Way guided walk

Pilgrims Way guided walk

Discover the Pilgrims' Way with author, Derek Bright
From £869 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: All year round - subject to availability
Pisa to Lucca walking holiday in Italy

Pisa to Lucca walking holiday in Italy

Self guided walking between Italian cities Pisa and Lucca.
From €480 to €700 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland

Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland

Self guided walk on The Dingle Way
From £850 to £1,120 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be be booked at a time to suit you
Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From £350 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Last minute availability until March. Early Bird Special Offer for 2017 - £50 off 7 nights, £100 off 10 nights and £150 off 14 nights. Book now to save disappointment.
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking holiday on The Channel Islands of Guernsey
From £651 to £952 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Ths trip can be booked year round and can be tailor made to suit your needs and requirements.
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Island walking holidays on the Channel Islands
From £574 to £1,393 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to depart anytime between March and October
Self guided walking holiday in France

Self guided walking holiday in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance
From £780 to £867 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Holidays commence on most Sundays between April and October
No need for expensive Euros – all costs during your stay are included in the Sterling Price. Five percent off Sterling Price for holidays booked before 31 December 2016. No surcharge for the first solo guest in each week of 2017.
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Wolves, bears and sightseeing
From £1,099 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2018: 5 May, 2 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Trek in Kathmandu valley & Chitwan
From US $849 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 13 Dec, 21 Dec, 27 Dec
2017: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 20 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 18 Feb, 26 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 26 Mar, 5 Apr, 16 Apr, 29 Apr, 7 May, 13 May, 27 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 25 Jun, 3 Jul, 14 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 15 Aug, 27 Aug, 6 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 3 Oct, 12 Oct, 23 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 14 Nov, 26 Nov, 5 Dec, 13 Dec, 21 Dec, 27 Dec
Walking holiday in Las Alpujarras, Spain

Walking holiday in Las Alpujarras, Spain

Guided walking holiday, Las Alpujarras Valley walk
From €685 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Apr, 20 May, 23 Sep
Walking in St Lucia

Walking in St Lucia

Guided walking on this beautiful tear drop island
From £899 to £4,799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout October to July
Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus

Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus

Scenic walking amongst wild flowers and crusader castles
From £599 to £679 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades walking holidays in Greece

Cyclades walking holidays in Greece

A gently active holiday in the Cyclades
From £999 to £1,249 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 12 Nov
2018: 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 11 Nov
Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From £3,500 to £3,585 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 9 Apr, 17 Apr, 7 May, 15 May, 22 May, 17 Jul, 4 Sep, 25 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy

Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy

Lake Como; a panoramic hike, suited to do with children!
From €575 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Cumbria Way walking holiday, Lake District

Cumbria Way walking holiday, Lake District

Walking Holiday in England's Lake District The Cumbria Way
From £589 10 days ex flights
Tailor made
Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

The Dales Way self guided walking holiday
From £594 to £855 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: The walking tour is tailor made and can be booked at a time to suit you
Northumberland coast walking holiday

Northumberland coast walking holiday

Self Guided Walking Holiday in Northumberland Coast Path
From £499 to £702 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades sailing & walking holiday in Greece

Cyclades sailing & walking holiday in Greece

Combine a sailing & hiking adventure around the Cyclades
From £544 to £604 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov
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reviews for Introductory walking holidays

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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
From
US $849
excluding flights
It was absolutely great. I think it would be perfect for groups and solo travellers (I went solo). I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting great diversity and fun. (more)Endija Skopane
Book your flight , pack your bag , seize the day , go ! Just do it ! (more)Lorna Jenkins
Everything was done locally, and the guides were great at imparting knowledge about the local area and customs. (more)Bronwyn Russell
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail
From
£795
excluding flights
Superior! (more)Vanda Galen
Whilst the journey is a delightful walk, stop and enjoy the culture along the way. (more)Mark White
Best bits: Walking the remote sections of Trail. Tour of Nara (more)Michael Eagen
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided
From
€520
excluding flights
Our experience with Responsible Travel was A++ and we would look first to them when considering other travel whether foreign or domestic. (more)Nancy Barnacle
Highlights included - the walk on Mljet in the national park up to the top, with stunning views out over lakes, hills and the Adriatic; the best tuna steak ever from the small restaurant in Lapad...the list goes on! (more)Martin Long
A fantastic choice which we thoroughly enjoyed, with good walks and excellent sandy beach swimming. (more)Tara Fenwick
Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain
From
£350
per accommodation
We loved the holiday and will be recommending it to a number of our friends. (more)Anthony Morgan
The scenery on the North and West walks. Hospitality and helpfulness of our hosts. (more)Mark Frank
The amazing landscape; so different from where we live! (more)Jayne Wadsley
Mongolia adventure trekking holiday & Naadam Festival
From
US $2,324
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The ENTIRE trip was outstanding and amazing... the expertise of the guide, the enthusiasm for the country, the love of the country was thrilling. The NAADAM festival (which was what enticed me to going on this trip was even MORE than I had imagined Tips? Let Jess (the tour operator) guide you as to what you are most interested in seeing/experiencing. She is just so knowledge I had her plan a trip for my grandson and myself that I felt would be a great introduction... (more)Eve Solomon
Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy
From
£1,280
excluding flights
4 stars (more)Asma Abu Taleb
The walks were stunning! Definitely worth the effort to hike up into the surrounding countryside and experience the views! (more)Jackie Bonic
The sheer beauty of the Amalfi coast. (more)Liz Torlιe
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
From
£849
including UK flights
It was more than I could of expected. As a single traveller I felt as if I was part of the family. Superb. (more)Sue Warner
The scenery, the panoramic views along the coast are absolutely breathtaking! Walking up to and around the top of Vesuvius was also a highlight of the trip. (more)Joanne Halpin
Fantastic; exactly what I was looking for as I was travelling alone. Extremely well organised. (more)Anne Monks
Catalonia self guided walking holidays
From
€665
excluding flights
September was a perfect month to walk, even though it was exceptionally warm; places were not overcrowded and most of the restaurants were still open. (more)Linda Simpson
(The) scenery was beautiful. Got to see both touristy and not touristy parts of Catalonia (staying at) a good mix of accommodations. (more)Barbara Zoltick
(The holiday was) fantastic. (more)Jennifer Sharpe
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
From
£1,099
including UK flights
The most memorable part of my holiday was watching the brown bears from the bear hide. While we were there we saw around 10 different bears including a mother with her two cubs. (more)Stella Jales
Thoroughly enjoyable holiday. My wife was somewhat apprehensive but came back having enjoyed a different (for us) invigorating holiday that was much much better than either of us expected. (more)Stuart White
The most memorable or exciting part of your holiday? Seeing wild bears! (more)Diane Rowe
Self guided walking holiday in France
From
£780
excluding flights
Excellent, really good food, drink and company brilliant location, great outdoor space, really appreciated the swimming pool (more)Anthony Van Gils
Best bits: The lovely walks the evening dinners (more)Bernard Gogarty
I would highly recommend this holiday for bikers or walkers like my wife and I. (more)Jerry Schoenberger
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£574
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is hard to pin point one part - the whole holiday was great. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Extremely good. (more)Christine Ermuth
Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland
From
£850
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Meeting the local farm workers as we walked through or passed their farms...what a lot of amazing characters. Tips? Be prepared to walk quite a distance before coming across somewhere that you could buy a drink or snack. Local benefits? Most definitely as all stays were in local B&Bs, farms or small pubs, and most meals were in these places. Overall rating? One of the best walking trips we have had...great views, changing daily, friendly and interesting... (more)Denise Kibby
Pisa to Lucca walking holiday in Italy
From
€480
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Experiencing rural Tuscany, in particular Buti and Calci. Tips? Some parts of the walk are quite steep, be prepared for some scrambling! Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Highly enjoyable. (more)Carol Quinn
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£651
excluding flights
The sheer beauty of the island, the friendly people, the walks and the super clean loos along the route! (more)Jane Haywood
The most memorable part of the holiday was visiting the smaller islands of Sark and Herm. Not only was the scenery fabulous but the weather was kind! (more)Stuart Harris
The day trip to Herm, the beaches were beautiful and the weather was great for an easy walk round the island. (more)Gabrielle Lorenz
Annapurna trekking holidays
From
£1,350
excluding flights
Highlights were waking up the first morning of the trek and seeing the sun hitting the peaks of the mountains. The sights, sounds and smells of Kathmandu. The incredibly friendly people of the villages we passed through. (more)Jane Brandon
The most memorable part of my holiday: waking up on trek and looking out of my tent at the Annapurnas with the rising sun catching the peaks and the truly charming and helpful Nepalese people. (more)Margaret Pitt
Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy
From
€575
excluding flights
This was a very well organised holiday, all of its aspects were effective and co-ordinated. In fact a thoroughly enjoyable week. (more)Nicholas Yates
The most memorable part was the whole hiking tour all together, being able to accomplish it as a family, experiencing the local hospitality and unbelievably splendid nature! We΄ve had the time of our lives! Found our paradise at Lake Como, and will return, for sure! (more)Jeanette Reinholdtsen
Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain
From
€899
excluding flights
Beautiful hike on the Spanish Riviera was the most memorable part...We had a wonderful time, both on the Costa Brava and in Barcelona. (more)Don Song
The stunning coastal scenery and the obvious care taken by Alan and Vivian in choosing the routes and accommodation. (more)Robert Tulloch
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking holiday, Greece
From
£685
excluding flights
This was the best organised walking holiday we've been on and that was totally down to the Guide - nothing was too much trouble and she went out of her way to help us. (more)Joanne Davidson
I loved every minute of it. I'm already thinking about when I can come back again. (more)Susan Leeds
Pretty much everything was memorable, fabulous scenery, beautiful ancient paths and villages, swimming off lovely secluded beaches, meeting local people and eating delicious food. (more)Anne Ward
Provence walking tour, France
From
£825
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food throughout the stay, the choices of hikes (particularly the gorge and the mountain top), and the mix of people. Tips? Be in shape! Be prepared for challenging walks. Local benefits? We left no trace behind on our walks. Food was purchased locally. We visited local markets and went to two local restaurants. Overall rating? This experience exceeded our expectations. We had great food, great guides, interesting and challenging walks and a very... (more)Ken Margraf
Pyrenees guided walking holiday
From
£695
excluding flights
Just go for it - this is a company run by good people and it's a really nice set-up. Tremendous! (more)Richard Marriott
The local community did benefit as we ate locally produced/sourced food and wine and stopped for breaks in local cafes. The local community were, without exception, welcoming and friendly. (more)Alex Sohal
Most memorable was discovering the local history and wildlife under the care of our very knowledgeable hosts, plus lots of brilliant walks in the beautiful Pyrenean Mountains, plus the excellent food! (more)Caroline Rae
Croatia national parks walking holiday
From
€620
excluding flights
The whole holiday lived up to expectations (more)Paul Tudor
The national parks were stunningly beautiful. The guides shared the history and culture of the place. (more)V Bader
Excellent. The areas of the 6 National Parks we visited each have their own character. The guides have an excellent knowledge of Croatia, are very familiar with the itinerary and drive very carefully. (more)Chris Owen
Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus
From
£599
excluding flights
Outstanding. Lots to do and see, great walking, great food and a very nice hotel. (more)Paul Watling
A lovely respite from the fast and furious life that is Hackney, London. The walks took us into the mountains where it was so quiet, the air so clean and the views so good you wanted to just sit and stare. (more)Amore Robinson
Northern Ireland walking holiday
From
£399
excluding flights
It was wonderful. (more)Diana Howie
The hike from the giant's causeway to Ballintoy was spectacular...It was terrific. (more)Julie Bordwin
Walking in Andalucia
From
£525
excluding flights
If you wish to have a taste of the real Andalucia , this week will tick all the boxes (more)John Freeman
Fantastc week, I shall be returning.....Fabulous location, great weather, good food, fun people to share a holiday with......all in all a great week. (more)ROBERT INNIS
Very good. I loved the variety: different types of scenery on walks, eating out in different restaurants and even private houses, and also the different age groups.(40's upwards) I would recommend this holiday particularly for single people (more)Pauline Dodds
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England
From
£587
excluding flights
Very very good. Derek was very knowledgeable and helpful. Lunches were delicious. (more)Isabel Clare
Walking through Godmersham Park in the footsteps of Jane Austin was the single most memorable aspect. (more)Deborah Rice
Our holiday on the North Downs Trail in late spring was breathtaking. (more)Carol R Mehler
Tuscany tours, walking and wine tasting in Italy
From
£949
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Viewing the city of Florence from the Viewpoint of Piazza Michaelangelo Tips? Come prepared for any kind of weather. We had wind, rain, thick cloud and hot sunshine. Local benefits? Very much so. We stayed in a very lovely converted farmhouse, ate in local restaurants, shopped in small towns and villages, and tasted the local Chianti Classico in several wineries. Overall rating? A wonderful mixture of fabulous walks through forests and vineyards,... (more)Susan Sargeant
Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections
From
£645
excluding flights
Tres bien! Liz and Mel took good care of us and went above and beyond our expectations to ensure our holiday was great. Good value, too! (more)Holly Evans
The variety of the walks and scenery - and loads of wildlife. Marmot, chamois, vultures, various birds. Level of challenge was set just right for the needs of the group...Great - would do it again! Really good value for money. (more)Patricia Grey
The most memorable part was exploring, mainly on foot, a 'new', relatively unknown but scenically stunning corner of France on the back of excellent, welcoming accommodation and hospitality. (more)Richard Gregory
Walking holidays in Spain
From
€560
excluding flights
Magnificent introduction to a beautiful remote area of Spain. The family love Spain. They support local farmers and crafts and promote the region and its festival. (more)Christine Ansons
Go ahead and book! The scenery was wonderful. The mountains vast and empty of people. Our guide was very knowledgeable re: the history and wildlife of the area. Felt very confident in him on the walks. (more)Nicola Grant
The views are amazing and the area is not developed. You should see eagles, butterflies, and wildflowers. (more)jeannette Lopez
Walking holiday in Alicante
From
€340
excluding flights
Superb!...Instantly relaxing as Erik met us and all organisation was taken care off. He is so friendly, relaxed and reliable that you immediately relax and enjoy the holiday. (more)Sally James
Brilliant holiday and would definitely return to complete the rest of the walks. The whole experience of being in such a wonderful place to walk, with varying and spectacular views daily. Very peaceful (more)pauline hamilton
Most memorable was the lovely walks and the lovely weather. We enjoyed the house where we lived - As Tunel - spacious for 2 people. (more)Jenny Dunlop
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy
From
€600
excluding flights
We have been on many walks throughout the world, however this is only our second self guided walk, but we thought it was particularly special. When you look at a map you realise that you are not that far from the plains of Bergamo and Milan, but from day 1 you step into a different world of peaceful landscapes, beautiful local villages (more)Alan Peggie
It was a fantastic holiday. I found the walks breath taking and deeply rewarding in terms of the amazing scenery and routes. (more)Lara Clifton
Walking was fabulous and the appetite for good local fare was a perfect, beer in hand, table spread for an evening meal to end our day...we were very well guided. (more)Hazell Penn
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