We've lots of new and tempting holiday choices for 2014! Walkers can discover the delights of the French Riviera, or the 'Wild West Coast' of Portugal, while cyclists can follow the Canal du Midi through unspoilt countryside to the Med. There are new walking and cycling choices in the beautiful and undiscovered Carinthia region of Austria, and a combined walking/cycling multi-activity holiday on sunny Gozo.
The Portuguese region of Beira, sandwiched between the Tejo and Douro rivers, is a rich and diverse area, offering beauty around every corner, and is as off the beaten track as Europe gets. Our 7 night guided tour starts in the Alta Beira, close to the Douro river, a region full of olive groves, vineyards and almond orchards. We then head to the mountains and explore the different levels of the Serra da Estrela - at 1900m the highest range in mainland Portugal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gastronomic meals and historic hotels, sleepy wine villages and traditional mediaeval towns, ancient woodland and some of the world’s most prestigious vineyards. These are some of the highlights of this 6 night walk around the beautiful Cote D'Or along quiet lanes, vineyard tracks and shady woodland paths.
6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
Continental breakfast and 6 gastronomic evening meals
Our 7 night holiday to the wonderful winter wonderland of Geilo offers the chance to try your hand at different winter sports and activities, learn to glide on cross country skis, hover above fresh snow on snowshoes and wizz downhill on the alpine skis, added to that the half day once in a lifetime experience of husky dog sledding where you prepare the dogs and then drive your own sled.
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.
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.
This 9 night holiday blends history and culture with wonderfully scenic cycling. Discover the stunning hilltop ‘Pueblos Blancos’ and the cities of Jerez and old world Cadiz, with its beautiful sandy beaches.
A warming winter walking discovery allowing you to see the best of the unspoilt Western Algarve region. The lush flora and diverse fauna of the Algarvian hinterland compliment the dramatic seascape scenery of the Atlantic coastline perfectly. The hotels are a brilliant mix of rustic charm and stylish grandeur, complete with swimming pools and serving the best of local Portuguese cuisine.
This guided walking holiday explores the fascinating regions of Puglia and Basilicata taking in the UNESCO towns of Matera and Alberobello and the 'white city' of Ostuni. Walk over rolling hills, through ancient olive groves and past vineyards overlooking the coast.