Chateaux of the Loire Walk

From $2462 per person

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This 8 night walking holiday takes you along riverside trails, through sleepy hamlets and beside vineyards, stopping on route to visit some of the finest chateaux of the Loire Valley including Chenonceau, Amboise, Cheverny and Chaumont.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Dordogne Activities

Town on the Dordogne

From $2003 per person

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Combine three of our exciting holidays to experience the ultimate activity holiday in the Dordogne. 2 days of safe, undemanding canoeing with a choice of leisurely walking or cycling on the other days.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Highlights of Montenegro Walk

Harbour in Perast, Bay of Kotor.

From $1828 per person

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Experience the best bits of an unspoilt European gem where mountains rise dramatically from warm coastal waters, a UNESCO listed national park reveals the worlds second deepest canyon and waterside Venetian towns await discovery.

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  • 7 nights, twin centre
  • All buffet breakfasts, 4 lunches and 6 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Italian Alps to Lake Garda Cycling

Torbole, Trentino

From $1851 per person

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Soak up the natural beauty of northern Italy's timeless mountain scenery in the provinces of South Tyrol and Trentino, as you ride from the alpine pass at Resia to the shores of Lake Garda. The cycling is mostly along riverside cycle paths, through orchards and vineyards, with a backdrop of lakes and mountains, and you'll discover the historic cities of Merano, Bolzano and Trento along the way.

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  • 9 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Walking in Mozart’s Lake District

St Gilgen

From $1951 per person

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A glorious mix of spectacular scenic views, wooded forest trails and picture-perfect 'chocolate box' villages await as you pass crystal-clear lakes, babbling streams and secluded bays.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 9 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Austrian Lakes Activities

Boats on Lake Wolfgang

From $1528 per person

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Stay in a luxury 4-star hotel - with top of the range wellness centre - and choose from a whole host of activities: walking, cycling (route notes for both provided), water sports, boat trips, ice caves. Complimentary Headwater bikes included for the duration of your stay.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Austrian Lakes Cycling

The azure waters of Lake Wolfgang

From $2400 per person

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The flexibility of this holiday make it an outright winner for families looking for gentle traffic-free cycling with lots more to do besides: pools, watersports, mountain rail rides, boat trips.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 8 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Austrian Lakes Walk

Picture perfect Halstatt

From $1493 per person

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A glorious mix of spectacular scenic views, wooded forest trails and picture-perfect 'chocolate box' villages await as you pass crystal-clear lakes, babbling streams and secluded bays.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 7 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Canoeing on the Dordogne

Overlooking the Dordogne river

From $2004 per person

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Safe, undemanding canoeing holiday on the most celebrated river in France. Great choice for families - all hotels have pools and, for a limited period, all customers will have the option to hire a fully kitted-out bike for all non-canoe days making it easy to explore locally too.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Lake Constance Cycling

Arbon town and lake view in Lake Constance.

From $1826 per person

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With over 250kms of gentle cycling trails - plus the option to hop on/off the local train (with your bike) - this region is perfect for exploring by bike. You'll visit Baroque churches, Gothic cathedrals, fairytale palaces - and the views are pretty special too!

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfast and 8 evening meals included
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Passau to Vienna Cycling

Danube river, Passau

From $2308 per person

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A very gentle linear route following the course of the River Danube - arguably the most beautiful river in Europe. Highlights include Passau 'City of Three Rivers', mediaeval Linz, the UNESCO Wachu Valley and Benedectine Melk!

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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The Sound of Music Cycling

Sailboats on Wolfgangsee

From $2148 per person

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Discover fairytale villages and spectacular views on this gentle lakeside cycling tour. Lots to see - St Wolfgang's cog railway, Mozart's museum, Gmunden's floating castle and lots to do - water sports, mountain rail rides and boat trips.

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  • 12 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 10 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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The Swiss Lakes Cycling

Narrow road on route through The Jura.

From $2088 per person

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Beautifully flat traffic-free trails make this a popular cycling choice for novices or families with children. The route takes you via pretty riverside villages, past chic waterfront marinas and through protected nature reserves linked by sun-dappled trails.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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A Walk Through the Algarve

Odeceixe Beach

From $2322 per person

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Join us on this 10 night journey through the unspoilt Algarve following river trails, flora laden paths, stunning coastal walks, and the highest point in the region all accompanied by a vast array of birdlife.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts, 7 evening meals and 8 lunches
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Austrian Riviera Walk

From $1423 per person

Our 6 night self-guided walking holiday explores the peaceful alpine lake of Worthersee, often described as one of Austria's hidden gems and Carinthia's largest lake. You'll receive a warm Carinthian welcome too; legend has it that the state is named after the Celtic word 'Carant' meaning friend. Austria's rich and famous are regularly seen in Velden, one of the lake's many picturesque shoreline towns.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Birdwatching in Extremadura

Griffon Vulture

From $2188 per person

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Our 6 night guided holiday takes you to one of the last remaining unspoilt regions of Spain, Extremadura is renowned among ornithologists as being one of the top birding destinations in Southern Europe. Whilst the birdlife is spectacular and varied the region will delight in its beauty from mountain backdrops to sublime river gorges.

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  • 6 nights, twin centre
  • Buffet breakfasts, 6 lunches and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Expert-led holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Canal du Midi Cycling

Beziers

From $1809 per person

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Our 8 night holiday takes you on a wonderful journey through the delightful south-west of France, following the UNESCO Canal du Midi and the Canal de la Robine, mixing wonderful countryside, vineyards, sunflower fields and historic cities, cycling alongside barges you will make your way to the azure blue Mediterranean sea.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Carinthia Lakeside Activities

Maria Worth, Carinthia

From $1664 per person

A wide selection of self-guided cycling and walking routes are available from your base in Velden, the family-run Hotel Post near the bustling centre of the town.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Contrasts of Andalucia Cycling

Square in Vejer

From $1394 per person

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This 7 night holiday takes in a contrast of wonderfully scenic cycling mixed in with a large blast of culture and history. From Jerez, home to sherry and flamenco, through the stunning hilltop ‘Pueblos Blancos’ to bustling old world Cadiz, with its beautiful sandy beaches.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Coves and Harbours of Northern Spain

Cantabrian coast

From $1528 per person

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The principality of Asturias is a contrasting region of high peaks in the form of the Picos de Europa and rugged beautiful Atlantic coastline. Our 9 night holiday take you on a journey from the border with Cantabria through lush green landscapes to the vibrant city of Gijón.

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  • 9 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Cycling around Austria's Hidden Lakes

From $1987 per person

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Explore the lush and unspoilt countryside of Austria's Carinthia - a region of shimmering turquoise lakes, peaceful alpine meadows and stunning mountain backdrops. 4-star hotels brimming with local character, plus free access to local transport and attractions too!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Cycling around the River Ebro

lAmpolla

From $1378 per person

This 6 night holiday combines cycling along river and coastal trails taking in a wonderful mix of charming villages, historic cities and fabulous birdlife. All hotels have pools.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Discovering the Ebro Delta by bike

Circular route from Poble Nou del Delta

From $1344 per person

On this 7 night single centre cycling holiday discover the lush wetlands of the Ebro Delta. A range of cycle routes direct from the hotel gives you total flexibility to choose from a day at the coast or birdwatching in the nature reserve.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All buffet breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Dorset and the Jurassic Coast Cycling

Durdle Door near Lulworth on the Jurassic Coast

From $882 per person

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Spend five nights taking in the best bits of one of England's most beautiful counties, featuring some of its most spectacular coastline along the UNESCO listed Jurassic Coast. Whether you're riding alongside unspoilt beaches, exploring the ruins of a crumbling National Trust castle, visiting a protected nature reserve, or enjoying lunch in a historic seaside town, this spectacular independent ride will show you England's south coast at its glorious best!

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  • 5 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Full English Breakfasts included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Following in the Footsteps of Picasso

lush valley and mountains, Els Ports

From $1629 per person

Led by our expert local guide this 7-night guided walking holiday explores the vast Els Ports Natural Park, one of the largest and most rugged of Catalunya’s protected areas. The park stretches for some 60,000 hectares between Catalunya, Valencia and Aragon and sits within the renowned Terra Alta winemaking region.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches and all evening meals, with wine, included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Expert-led holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Gastronomic Burgundy Cycling

Chateau de pommard

From $1967 per person

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Gastronomic meals and world famous wines, mediaeval towns and traditional villages, historic hotels and chateaux, and the picturesque Canal de Bourgogne. These are some of the highlights of this 6 night cycle around the beautiful Cote D'Or along quiet lanes, vineyard tracks and tranquil waterside paths.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and gastronomic evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Hilltop Villages of Provence Cycling

The perched village of Gordes

From $1685 per person

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Provence is a place whose natural light and landscapes have served as inspiration to such iconic figures as Van Gogh, Cezanne, Picasso and Dumas (not to mention Peter Mayle!), and this 6 night holiday has been designed to give you a taste of the famous hilltop villages which dot its breath-taking, lavender-scented Luberon region.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Jewels of the Jurassic Coast Walk

Durdle Door near Lulworth on the Jurassic Coast

From $758 per person

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This stunning 5 night walk along some of the UK's most beautiful coastline will introduce you to Dorset and the 185 million years of history that is the Jurassic Coast - Britain's first UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Take in elements of the South-West Coast Path and the Purbeck Way along with historic seaside towns and sleepy villages, spectacular natural landmarks (like Durdle Door), rolling green hills and towering white chalk cliffs, National Trust castles and beaches, and (of course) traditional English tea-rooms serving tea and home-made cake!

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  • 5 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Full English Breakfasts
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Julian Alps to the Adriatic Cycling

Lake Bled

From $2122 per person

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Our 10 night holiday takes you from the turquoise waters of Lake Bled, nestled below Slovenia's jagged Julian Alps, along the Alpe Adria Trail, passing into Italy. Wind down through the mountains to the island of Grado on the Adriatic coast. On route pass through the historic towns of Venzone, Udine and Palmanova.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Lakes and Mountains of Carinthia Walk

Pyramiden Kogel

From $1834 per person

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This 8 night holiday takes you on some of the wonderfully scenic paths of the Carinthia region, including parts of the Alpe Adria Trail, stopping at lakeside locations and discovering quaint villages with onion-domed churches and lively towns along the way.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Landscapes of the Luberon Cycling

Bonnieux

From $2014 per person

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The picturesque, perched villages of Provence offer stirring images along with a history which, in some places, stretches back over a thousand years. On this 8 night holiday you’ll discover vineyards, olive groves, monasteries, chateaux and caves along with the region’s famous Ochre Trail and, of course, the lavender which scents the summer air.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Literary Walking in the Lake District

Lake Windermere

From $933 per person

The Lake District National Park is England's most visited national park and this 6 night self-guided walking holiday takes in some of the highlights. Whether you're visiting the home of William Wordsworth while nibbling famous Grasmere gingerbread, surveying Lake Windermere from the top of Latterbarrow Fell, or following the Cumbria Way through beautiful country estates owned by the National Trust, you'll be sure to enjoy an authentic Lakeland experience!

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • First Night's Meal and Full English Breakfasts
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal Walk

Across Loch Ness

From $916 per person

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Known for tales of the seldom seen monster, the area around Loch Ness is also famous for having some of the most spectacular natural scenery in the UK. Here numerous other lochs await discovery along with ruined castles, shady forests, tranquil waterways, high viewpoints, hidden waterfalls, a huge variety of wildlife (including many birds of prey and notably golden eagles) and a history that at times seems indiscernible from the area’s timeless folklore.

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  • 5 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Full Scottish Breakfasts
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Loch Ness and the Highlands Cycling

Highland road

From $916 per person

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Loch Ness is about much more than an elusive beastie! Here a host of smaller lochs appear to hold the sky beneath their surfaces and ancient ruins languish at the water’s edge. Battlefields long silent and castles made famous by Shakespeare sit side-by-side with woodland that is home to a dazzling array of wildlife. The misty peaks and vast, fern covered landscapes that surround it all only add to the sense that this is a place where history and folklore remain largely inseparable.

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  • 4 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Full Scottish Breakfasts included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Undiscovered Southern Catalunya Cycling

A boat on the Ebro

From $1685 per person

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Explore Southern Catalunya, favoured by Picasso, by bike on a mixture of riverside paths, via verde and quiet roads. This is 'real' Spain with lively towns and charming villages with a backdrop of coast or mountains.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Waterways & Wine Villages of the Canal du Midi

Beziers

From $1290 per person

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On this six-night cycling holiday you’ll enjoy a wonderful, scenic loop of the cities and waterways which surround the picturesque and UNESCO-recognised Canal du Midi. Keeping the canal within close proximity you’ll follow its course along quiet roads and tracks, enjoying its scenic tributaries and impressive structures, and discovering mediaeval villages and towns, renowned wine regions and a wonderful variety of birdlife along the way.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • 6 breakfasts no evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Alsace's Route du Vin Cycling

view of river and breisach cathedral

From $1695 per person

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Cycling along traffic-free lanes through vineyards, orchards and flower-festooned beautiful villages, this off-beat holiday is rich in historic and gastronomic treasures! 6 nights are spent in France, where 2 nights you eat in a Michelin-starred restaurant, and 2 nights are also spent in Germany.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Castles to Coast Walk

Vineyards and hilltop town in Istria

From $1640 per person

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Explore the beautifully unspoilt province of Istria and discover a timeless world of Venetian castles and Renaissance palaces set amidst lush valleys. Orchards, artist villages and vineyards predominate inland, with delightful bays and marinas along the coast.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches and 2 evening meals.
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Chablis Vineyards Cycling

From $1329 per person

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Gentle, relaxing 6-night cycling holiday through traditional french villages and the vineyards of Burgundy. Lots of wine tasting opportunities of world-famous wines along your route!

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Chablis Vineyards Walk

From $1562 per person

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This relaxed walk follows in part the route St James took en route to Compostela, and covers a gently rolling landscape of forests, farmlands, river valleys and fields full of poppies. Highlights include ancient Auxerre, mediaeval UNESCO-listed Vezelay and Chablis, renowned for its famous wines!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Chateaux of the Loire Cycling

Chambord castle- Loire valley, France.

From $2012 per person

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An interest-packed, gentle cycling holiday crammed with historic and cultural highlights: pretty wine villages, charming mediaeval towns and world-famous wines in abundance! Superb cuisine throughout too.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Classic Burgundy Cycling

From $1919 per person

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This 8-night cycling holiday really gets under the skin of Burgundy: its people, its villages, its waterways and, of course, its world-famous wines. The days have been specially designed to allow for lazy riverside lunches and gastronomic pit-stops!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Contrasts of the Costa Vicentina Walk

Santa Clara lake

From $1732 per person

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With 300+ days of sunshine a year, it's little wonder that this holiday is such a winner with Headwater walkers! But it's not just the weather: Portugal's Alentejo offers wonderfully deserted beaches, tiny white villages, gently rolling hills and colourful fishing harbours - all untouched by tourism.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts, 6 picnic lunches and 7 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Costa Rica Wildlife Walk

Arenal Volcano

From $3771 per person

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To judge Costa Rica purely on its natural bounty would be a mistake. Costa Ricans, known as Ticos, are warm, friendly people whose kindness is as integral to their country as the rainforest.

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  • 11 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts, 10 lunches and 10 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Delights of the Dalmatian Coast Walk

Vanja, Delights of the Dalmatian Coast guide

From $2037 per person

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Croatia's rich cultural heritage is matched only by its amazing natural beauty: sandy beaches, unspoilt islands, tourist-free villages and barely-visited historic sites - all perfect for exploring on foot. Lovely walks and super hotels including 5-star luxury in Dubrovnik.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Delightful island holidays.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Dordogne Gastronomic Cycling

 Beynac Castle - Dordogne - France

From $1964 per person

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Wonderful gastronomic meals, world-famous wines, fabulous historic sites and postcard-pretty villages are just a few of the highlights of this popular 8-night cycling tour. You're usually close to the rivers too, so lots of swimming, plus all hotels have pools.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfast and gastronomic evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Dordogne Gastronomic Walk

View over Dordogne river, France.

From $1766 per person

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This gastronomic walk explores the limestone cliffs, wooded valleys and beautiful mediaeval villages that are so unique to France's Dordogne. World famous pre-historic sites and fine local wines add a further dimension to a stay here.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Gastronomic Walk in the Tarn

St Chely du Tarn

From $1355 per person

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This single centre holiday provides some of the finest walking in France including hiking the Tarn and Jonte Gorges, Aven Armand and in the Cevennes National Park - where you'll find 4000+ flowers including 80 different orchids.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Jungfrau Peaks & Glaciers Walk

Swiss alps in Bernese Oberland.

From $2038 per person

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High level walking amongst Switzerland's highest peaks: Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau. With spectacular scenary and fantastic wildlife opportunities, on the higher slopes, the lammergeier (bearded vulture) has been re-introduced, look out too for the alpine accentor and golden eagles cruising the thermals overhead.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Loire Gastronomic Cycling

The Chateau de Chenonceau in France.

From $1746 per person

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A gentle, unhurried introduction to the very essence of the Loire Valley: majestic châteaux, wide rivers, world-famous wines and some of the finest food we've ever eaten in France! Holiday includes two nights in a luxury château.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfast and gastronomic evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Rivers and Chateaux of the Loire Walk

Chatea de Chenonceau

From $1307 per person

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This gentle hotel-to-hotel walking holiday is a fabulous introduction to the Loire Valley and follows a circular route linking the chateaux of Chenonceau, Amboise and Chaumont-sur-Loire. Warm, friendly hotels and great regional cuisine.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Slovenian Alps Walking Adventure

Waterfront and distant mountain range.

From $1698 per person

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Here, in the beautiful Triglav National Park, you'll find half-timbered villages with mushroom-domed churches that still celebrate a calendar of mediaeval festivals; and, in the meadows, where the sun bleaches the grassy hayracks, you'll hear the constant tinkling of cowbells.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Walking in Bavaria

View from hilltop over countryside in Germany.

From $1103 per person

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Surrounded by the pinky-gold summits of the Bavarian Alps, walkers in Oberammergau will come across beautiful frescoed houses, rustic farming villages and tiny onion-domed churches. Boasting a wealth of well signed paths, and easy to follow trails, it's a Mecca for walking enthusiasts.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • Buffet breakfast and all evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Walking in the Sierra de Gredos

Colin on La Abantera walk

From $1630 per person

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The Sierra de Gredos is little known, yet it offers some of the finest walking in Spain - from gentle strolls through flower-filled meadows to high level hikes amid mountainous peaks, waterfalls and lagoons. Excellent hotel serving superb regional cuisine.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All gourmet breakfast, 5 a la carte picnic lunches and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Walks in The Italian Dolomites

From $1347 per person

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The Italian Dolomites are a Mecca for high level walkers and this holiday combines superbly varied walking by day with luxury 4-star comfort at night - a highly sought mix! Excellent bird spotting, stunning flowers and unrivalled Alpine views.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All buffet breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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