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Come Ride with Headwater!

For those of you like to travel by bike when on holiday, we now have electronic versions of our route directions on the majority of our cycling holidays. Thes work via a GPS route navigation app called RideWithGPS, which can be downloaded onto handheld devices such as mobile phones (Android or i-Phone) or any GPS […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Chianti

The holy Mecca for wine enthusiasts the world over, Chianti began cultivating the grape before France had even thought about it. This region between Florence and Siena in Italy’s sunny midriff has grown an unassailable reputation for great wine and holds a year-round homage to the drink that has formed its way of life for […]

Headwater’s Giro Di Vino Infographic – Learn About Italian Wines!

Producing over 4.5 million tonnes per year, Italy is the largest producer of wine in the world. And it’s good stuff too! The Italian’s are proud of their wine and when digging a little deeper into the Italian wine scene you soon realise it’s a complex subject that the whole nation, from Piedmont in the […]

Discover Scintillating Sicily

If you’re a fan of ancient ruins, incredible natural wonders, colourful culture and fine cuisine, you may well be seduced by Sicily’s charms. The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily lies just off the toe of Italy’s boot. For over 3,000 years the island has been a crossroads of Mediterranean culture and history, having been […]

Timeout in Tuscany: Ten Minutes with Headwater’s Walking Guide

We caught up with Headwater’s Tuscany and The Cinque Terre guide, Elisabetta Piseddu, to find out what she loves about this timeless area of Italy…   How long have you been guiding Headwater’s Tuscany and The Cinque Terre walk? Three years, although I’ve been working as a guide since 2007 so it’s certainly something I love! […]

5 minutes on the Amalfi Coast

We caught up with Luigi Esposito, resident guide on Headwater’s Amalfi Coast Walk, to see why working in one of Europe’s most picturesque corners ticks the job satisfaction box…   How long have you been a Headwater guide and what made you choose this job? I’ve led Headwater’s Amalfi Coast Walk for the last 5 […]

From Candy to Couscous: Four of Europe’s Most Unique Food Festivals

When it comes to food festivals, Europe has some of the most weird and wonderful in the world. Offering a bounty of nourishment, and a rich and assorted history to boot, it’s only natural to celebrate them in some fittingly bizarre ways. Here are four of the best from the continent we call home. La […]

Romance and Intrigue Await on the Amalfi Coast

Few places stir the romantic senses more than the Amalfi Coast. This 50km stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the region of Campania, is widely regarded as one of Europe’s most beautiful. A combination of rugged coastline and sheer cliffs delivers spectacular sea views along with terraced vineyards, colourful […]