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Sampling the Delights of Croatia on the Castles to Coast Walking Holiday

Sasha Hands, Reservation Consultant tells us all about her recent trip to Croatia… I’m now entering my eighth year at Headwater and so far on my list of educational trips I have ticked off France, Spain and Switzerland. You may say, like me, that these are the more popular and well known destinations so when […]

Cycling along the Canal du Midi.

Tina James, Managing Director of Headwater, tells us all about her experience on our trip cycling holidays in France… Being a confirmed Francophile I jumped at the chance to go on our newly introduced cycling trip along the Canal du Midi. Following in the boat trails of Rick Stein in a region rich in history […]

Wandering around Lake Wörthersee

Calvin Yates, Researcher at Headwater, walks the little known region of Carinthia in Austria. Last summer I travelled to the beautiful Austrian region of Carinthia to research some new holidays. It’s an area not so well known to the Brits but Lake Wörthersee, the largest lake in Carinthia, is surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, lush […]

Following Portugal’s “Fisherman’s Trail”

Sales consultant, Karen Ross, and Programme Manager, Melanie McAnaw, travel to Portugal to check out Headwater’s walking holiday in the Alentejo… If someone had asked me a month ago where in the world Rota Vicentina was I have to confess I wouldn’t have known. Well, thanks to a recent ‘educational trip’ to Portugal, now I […]

A taste of European café culture

This week is UK Coffee Week so we’ve decided to take a look into the different café cultures across Europe – and we’ve been quite surprised at how much you can learn about the locals and their traditions simply by spending time drinking coffee! In France, it’s usual to start and end the day with […]

Exploring France’s Waterways

With over 8,000 kms (5,000 miles) of canals and rivers in France, it’s hard to find a tiny village, let alone a main town or city, that doesn’t have at least one lovely, picturesque river running through its heart! The longest French rivers usually wind their way gently through both towns and countryside, and are […]

From alplermagronen to zopf – our guide to Swiss cuisine

With a record 110 Michelin-starred restaurants – representing a 30% increase since 2010 – Switzerland is hot on the heels of its gastronomic neighbours when it comes to high-end eateries! Historically, Swiss menus have largely been influenced by French, German and north Italian cuisine, with each “cantons” adding its unique twist to Alpine recipes passed […]

10 Amazing Pictures of Headwater’s Austria

As part of More Relaxed March, we’re focusing on Austria this week and we’ll be giving away vouchers for anybody booking an Austrian holiday by March 7th. Austria boasts a plentiful array of natural attractions from high alpine peaks to turquoise blue lakes and Headwater itineraries give walkers and cyclists the opportunity to explore the […]