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6 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Algarve

1. The Revamped Stones of Pedrava Last autumn we launched two holidays in the warm, winter sun destination of the Algarve. Headwater customers on the Walking in the Algarve’s Wild West and Cycling in The Real Algarve itineraries both stay at the Aldea d’Pedrava, roughly translated as the Stones of Pedrava. A decade ago, the owner Antonio Ferreira, decided […]

Stumpy’s What to Pack Guide for Walkers!

What to take on a self-guided walking holiday with Headwater? First rule! Don’t pack too much. To transport everything you need for your holiday, a soft bag with pull handle is my favourite, and take one which is a little over capacity, leaving room for the odd bottle or two you might be tempted to […]

What Language to they actually Speak in Alsace?

One place on two sides of the border.

The Ancient Festivals of Alsace combine Religion & Paganism with Burning Trees & Pilgrims

Burning trees and Pilgrims.

10 Pictures that show why Alsace has the most Beautiful Villages in France

Ambleside has nothing on these…

How Alsace came to have the most Michelin Stars in France

Hard work with a pinch of Flambée

The ‘Garden of France’ holds an unfair amount of Europe’s Attractions – Loire Valley

The Loire has a lot of interesting things happening along its banks. From vineyards to castles, vineyards in castles, gardens in castles… lots of things are connected to castles, but that’s not all. There are also other forms of architecture, events and views that need little explaining. Here are the best of the above. Cathedrale […]

Are Loire Wines the Most Underrated in France?

The Loire has many vineyards and grape varieties that sit along its banks, yet Loire wine is often underestimated. We don’t think that should be the case.