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Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From £979 to £1,349 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 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
2018: 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct ...
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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: 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 £730 to £1,835 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 €715 to €799 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
Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Superb daywalks amid rich and charming scenery
From £1,079 to £1,329 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 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
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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: 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep
Pyrenees guided walking holiday

Pyrenees guided walking holiday

Guided walking and trekking holidays in the French Pyrenees
From £790 to £900 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Discover Kent's history, its landscape and its people
From £616 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to your requirements
Pilgrims Way guided walk

Pilgrims Way guided walk

Discover the Pilgrims' Way with author, Derek Bright
From £912 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 £980 to £1,270 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 £325 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Early Bird Special Offer for the new walking season October 2017 to May 2018. £25 off a 7 night stay, £50 off 10 night stay and £100 off a 14 night stay
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking on The Channel Islands of Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From £714 to £1,015 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

Walking holiday on Jersey in the Channel Islands
From £699 to £1,049 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 £867 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 Aug, 3 Sep
Last remaining six-night holidays in 2017 6 August and 3 September. Exceptional value, all-inclusive Sterling Price – no Euro worries. No single supplement for first solo guest in the remaining available weeks in 2017.
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: 2017: 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
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Wolves, bears and sightseeing
From £1,129 to £1,159 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 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
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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: 23 Sep
Walking holiday in St Lucia

Walking holiday in St Lucia

Guided walking on this beautiful tear drop island
From £929 to £4,829 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 £594 to £839 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 £1,019 to £1,269 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 12 Nov
2018: 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 11 Nov
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Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From £3,205 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Sep, 25 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
2018: 25 Mar, 2 Apr, 8 Apr, 12 Apr, 16 Apr, 6 May, 12 May, 17 May, 21 May, 16 Jul, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 7 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 4 Nov, 8 Nov, 11 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 £675 to £981 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 £657 to £963 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 £560 to £798 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 £672 to £746 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct
2018: 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
100 euros off, 23 & 30 September, 14 & 21 October departures
Purbeck Hills self guided walking holiday in Dorset, England

Purbeck Hills self guided walking holiday in Dorset, England

Walking a stunning stretch of Dorset's World Heritage Coast
From £219 to £242 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
From
£979
including UK flights
Outstanding trip. A holiday of a lifetime. (more)Yvonne Gilinsky
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
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
From
US $849
excluding flights
The whole holiday was memorable, however I especially enjoyed the trekking and being able to see the 'real' Nepal away from the city. (more)Fiona Williams
I loved every bit of it - the challenges and sweat during the trekking, the incredible kindness and patience of local people (more)Martina Pilikova
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
Catalonia self guided walking holidays
From
€715
excluding flights
Excellent...The notes on where to go are really good and we did not get lost at all. (more)Sarah Pajwani
All the hiking was excellent and a variety of experiences. It was also exciting for the kids to interact with cows and other wildlife. (more)Mark Schaub
Overall, a great holiday. The walking was doable...sometimes a bit challenging for us pensioners...but we did it...and the views were often incredible...always lovely. Our dinners were the same, sometimes incredible, always lovely. Get restaurant suggestions from Maria if you are a foodie. (more)Darlena Brightwell
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail
From
£730
excluding flights
Excellent, looking forward to traveling with you again. (more)Dennis Minchin
We loved the beautiful walks and meeting the super kind inn keepers. A highlight was the tea house on the way to Tsumago, in the rain. (more)Christa Fiischer
We loved the whole thing - staying in the traditional inns, the self-guided hiking, the beautiful scenery, the hot spring bathing areas and, of course, the food. The hike meanders through forests, bamboo groves, and through villages and hamlets, so there is a wonderful glimpse of old Japan to see. (more)Joanne Heeson
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided
From
€520
excluding flights
We learned a great deal about local history, their family, and got lots of recommendations about the area. They even drove us to a very special restaurant a few kilometers away so we could sample authentic cuisine. (more)Julie Forbes
Simply wonderful....Seeing parts of Croatia off the beaten tourist routes. The salt water lakes on Mljet Island are stunning. The facility to stop at almost any point on the walk and go for a swim was wonderful. (more)Keith BRILL
Excellent... (more)Janet Rannard
Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain
From
£325
per accommodation
The wildflowers and the views were especially memorable. (more)Angela Nichols
The wild spring time flowers were absolutely amazing. Beautiful vibrant colours everywhere we walked. Local scenery was spectacular, with great (and somewhat challenging) walks. (more)Ken Ellis
The highlight was walking the mountainside amongst the wildflowers watching the varied bird life. We saw a different bird species every day. These included lesser Kestral, Sardinian and sub alpine warbler, black, black eared and common wheatear among others. (more)Kathleen Revell
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
All of the guided walks were wonderful but if I had to pick a favorite it would be the "Path of the Gods" from Bomerano to Positano. (But the breath-taking views were everywhere!) The lemon tour was also excellent (and tasty). (more)Valerie Jordan
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
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
From
£1,129
including UK flights
The most memorable were the painted monasteries and the village of Viscri and Transylvania generally. (more)Mauveen Jones
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
Self guided walking holiday in France
From
£867
excluding flights
Truly great value and the fact that most of the guests had been before and one set I think 12 times makes its own point. (more)David Edmonds
The beautiful countryside, great food, wine and company. Our hosts Carolyn and Peter were great fun, interesting conversationalists and they run a lovely home. I walked my legs off and swam in the pool every day. (more)Mairead Ryan
The most memorable part was the hospitality of the hosts. (more)Elaine Overnell
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£699
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
£980
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
£714
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
Fantastic! It was everything we hoped, and more. Our daughters are 13 and 11 years old, and we had a great time on our first family walking holiday. (more)Paul Arkle
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
Purbeck Hills self guided walking holiday in Dorset, England
From
£219
excluding flights
The holiday was fantastic and we would strongly recommend it... (more)Norah Johnston
The directions prepared by the holiday provider were terrific and the selections for the walk was great. It combined great sea views with a walk across the Down. (more)Richard Clark
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
£592
excluding flights
There were many memorable moments. The variety of walks and the stark differences of the three Islands. The abundance of Spring flowers and herbs along the trails - beautiful! The thrill of reaching the top of Mt Zeus, and the many delicious meals shared in small village Tavernas. (more)Joy Field
The highlight was the views from the top of Mount Zas on Naxos and the tranquillity of Iraklia. (more)Jamie Johnson
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
Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus
From
£594
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
Provence walking tour, France
From
£865
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
£790
excluding flights
Fantastic mountain scenery. Rob was a great guide adapting the walk to suit weather conditions, amazing local knowledge of plants, animals and geology. Highly recommended. (more)Carol Rakicic
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
Croatia national parks walking holiday
From
€620
excluding flights
Most memorable was reaching the summit in Velebit National Park (more)Gale Koteles
We really liked all sections as each one had something different to offer. (more)Julie Jones
The whole holiday lived up to expectations (more)Paul Tudor
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
£616
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
£999
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
£675
excluding flights
Seeing fantastic landscapes & wildlife was memorable. Really great. (more)Ingrid Beveridge
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
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
Excellent. Erik was very accomodating and did all he could to make our holiday comfortable and enjoyable. We really felt we got a personalised treatment. (more)Lesley Windsor
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
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