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Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Easy walks from Amalfi: 4* sea-facing hotel; top restaurants
From £1,280 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 8 Oct
Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From US $940 to US $2,365 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,225 to US $1,475 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Availability on this trip for coming months
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Discover Kent's history, its landscape and its people
From £616 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to your requirements
Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Superb daywalks amid rich and charming scenery
From US $1,435 to US $1,475 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2018: 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Cuba walking vacation

Cuba walking vacation

16 day, 4 centre, culture & walking in Cuba.
From £1,450 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 12 Oct
Pilgrims Way guided walk, England

Pilgrims Way guided walk, England

Discover the Pilgrims' Way with author, Derek Bright
From £912 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: All year round - subject to availability
Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From US $4,140 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 20 Jul, 4 Sep, 25 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Self guided walking between Italian cities Pisa and Lucca.
From €480 to €700 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Thames Path walking vacation, England

Thames Path walking vacation, England

Walk the Thames Path from the source to the Thames Barrier
From £890 to £1,670 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Oxford Canal walking vacation, England

Oxford Canal walking vacation, England

Long distance walking trail along the Oxford Canal
From £825 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From £325 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Early Bird Special Offer for the new walking season October 2017 to May 2018. £25 off a 7 night stay, £50 off 10 night stay and £100 off a 14 night stay
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Self guided walking tour on the sunny Croatian coast
From €520 to €670 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking on The Channel Islands of Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From £714 to £1,015 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Ths trip can be booked year round and can be tailor made to suit your needs and requirements.
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking holiday on Jersey in the Channel Islands
From £699 to £1,049 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to depart anytime between March and October
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance
From €997 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Jun, 9 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 3 Sep
The last remaining six-night holidays in 2017 start June 4 (due to cancellation) July 9 & 30, August 6 and September 3. No single supplement for first solo guest in each remaining available week in 2017.
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €715 to €799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Trek in Kathmandu valley & Chitwan
From US $849 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 25 Jun, 3 Jul, 14 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 15 Aug, 27 Aug, 6 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 3 Oct, 12 Oct, 23 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 14 Nov, 26 Nov, 5 Dec, 13 Dec, 21 Dec, 27 Dec
Nicaragua walking tour vacation

Nicaragua walking tour vacation

An easy walking tour
From £2,725 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Daily departures until October
Hiking holiday in St Lucia

Hiking holiday in St Lucia

Guided walking on this beautiful tear drop island
From £909 to £4,809 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout October to July
Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus

Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus

Scenic walking amongst wild flowers and crusader castles
From £594 to £839 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy

Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy

Lake Como; a panoramic hike, suited to do with children!
From €575 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Begamo; start hiking at about 5 km distance from the airport
From €600 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

The Dales Way self guided walking holiday
From £657 to £963 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: The walking tour is tailor made and can be booked at a time to suit you
Northumberland coast hike, England

Northumberland coast hike, England

Self Guided Walking Holiday in Northumberland Coast Path
From £560 to £798 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece

Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece

Combine a sailing & hiking adventure around the Cyclades
From £672 to £746 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov
10% off on 3 & 10 June departures, only 4 places available
Provence walking tour, France

Provence walking tour, France

A superb walking holiday exploring the best of Provence
From £865 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Sep
Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain

Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain

Enjoy varied landscapes & sample local food & wine.
From €899 to €959 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made between 01 Apr - 30 Jun & 08 Sep - 05 Nov to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
€ 50 discount on final booking price and a bottle of organic artisan olive oil. This Late availability and Special offer is for all our new bookings made from the 8th of March 2017. Date of stay until the end of June 2017.
Self guided walking vacation in Wales

Self guided walking vacation in Wales

Offa’s Dyke, Glyndwr’s Way, The Wye Valley Walk
From £525 to £763 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from March to October and can be adapted to suit your requirements as necessary
Croatia national parks hiking vacation

Croatia national parks hiking vacation

Walking vacation in Croatia's beautiful national parks.
From €620 to €790 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 10 Jun, 8 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
From
US $849
excluding flights
The whole vacation was memorable, however I especially enjoyed the trekking and being able to see the 'real' Nepal away from the city. (more)Fiona Williams
I loved every bit of it - the challenges and sweat during the trekking, the incredible kindness and patience of local people (more)Martina Pilikova
It was absolutely great. I think it would be perfect for groups and solo travelers (I went solo). I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting great diversity and fun. (more)Endija Skopane
Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail
From
US $940
excluding flights
Excellent, looking forward to traveling with you again. (more)Dennis Minchin
We loved the beautiful walks and meeting the super kind inn keepers. A highlight was the tea house on the way to Tsumago, in the rain. (more)Christa Fiischer
We loved the whole thing - staying in the traditional inns, the self-guided hiking, the beautiful scenery, the hot spring bathing areas and, of course, the food. The hike meanders through forests, bamboo groves, and through villages and hamlets, so there is a wonderful glimpse of old Japan to see. (more)Joanne Heeson
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided
From
€520
excluding flights
The most memorable was the beautiful countryside. Wonderful people. Amazing city of Dubrovnik. (more)Sue Melville
Our experience with Responsible Travel was A++ and we would look first to them when considering other travel whether foreign or domestic. (more)Nancy Barnacle
Highlights included - the walk on Mljet in the national park up to the top, with stunning views out over lakes, hills and the Adriatic; the best tuna steak ever from the small restaurant in Lapad...the list goes on! (more)Martin Long
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain
From
£325
per accommodation
The wild spring time flowers were absolutely amazing. Beautiful vibrant colours everywhere we walked. Local scenery was spectacular, with great (and somewhat challenging) walks. (more)Ken Ellis
The highlight was walking the mountainside amongst the wildflowers watching the varied bird life. We saw a different bird species every day. These included lesser Kestral, Sardinian and sub alpine warbler, black, black eared and common wheatear among others. (more)Kathleen Revell
The highlight was the walking. (more)Gareth Jones
Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy
From
£1,280
excluding flights
4 stars (more)Asma Abu Taleb
The walks were stunning! Definitely worth the effort to hike up into the surrounding countryside and experience the views! (more)Jackie Bonic
Absolutely fantastic! Do it if you get the opportunity. You'll come home rejuvenated: the magnificent landscapes and foods as well as the daily exercise really are magic for the body and the mind. (more)Nadine Kadri
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy
From
US $1,225
excluding flights
It was more than I could of expected. As a single traveler I felt as if I was part of the family. Superb. (more)Sue Warner
The scenery, the panoramic views along the coast are absolutely breathtaking! Walking up to and around the top of Vesuvius was also a highlight of the trip. (more)Joanne Halpin
Fantastic; exactly what I was looking for as I was traveling alone. Extremely well organised. (more)Anne Monks
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain
From
€715
excluding flights
The walk from Cadaques to El Port de la Selva and after to Palau Salverdera was the best thing. (more)Susan Noble
September was a perfect month to walk, even though it was exceptionally warm; places were not overcrowded and most of the restaurants were still open. (more)Linda Simpson
(The) scenery was beautiful. Got to see both touristy and not touristy parts of Catalonia (staying at) a good mix of accommodations. (more)Barbara Zoltick
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€997
excluding flights
The most memorable part was the hospitality of the hosts. (more)Elaine Overnell
Excellent, really good food, drink and company brilliant location, great outdoor space, really appreciated the swimming pool (more)Anthony Van Gils
Best bits: The lovely walks the evening dinners (more)Bernard Gogarty
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£699
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is hard to pin point one part - the whole vacation was great. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Extremely good. (more)Christine Ermuth
Nicaragua walking tour vacation
From
£2,725
excluding flights
Wildlife encounters in the tropical forest - howler monkeys, a sloth, racoons and porcupines plus too many species of birds to name. Guides were likeable and knowledgeable (more)Stephen Osgerby
The beauty of the country and the people was the highlight. Some of the most warm and friendly people I have ever come across. Very safe in the areas we travelled and absolutely amazing art for very little money. Loved it!! (more)Rene McRogers
Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy
From
€480
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Experiencing rural Tuscany, in particular Buti and Calci. Tips? Some parts of the walk are quite steep, be prepared for some scrambling! Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Highly enjoyable. (more)Carol Quinn
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£714
excluding flights
The sheer beauty of the island, the friendly people, the walks and the super clean loos along the route! (more)Jane Haywood
The most memorable part of the vacation was visiting the smaller islands of Sark and Herm. Not only was the scenery fabulous but the weather was kind! (more)Stuart Harris
The day trip to Herm, the beaches were beautiful and the weather was great for an easy walk round the island. (more)Gabrielle Lorenz
Annapurna trekking vacations, Nepal
From
US $1,750
excluding flights
Highlights were waking up the first morning of the trek and seeing the sun hitting the peaks of the mountains. The sights, sounds and smells of Kathmandu. The incredibly friendly people of the villages we passed through. (more)Jane Brandon
The most memorable part of my vacation: waking up on trek and looking out of my tent at the Annapurnas with the rising sun catching the peaks and the truly charming and helpful Nepalese people. (more)Margaret Pitt
Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy
From
€575
excluding flights
Fantastic! It was everything we hoped, and more. Our daughters are 13 and 11 years old, and we had a great time on our first family walking vacation. (more)Paul Arkle
This was a very well organised vacation, all of its aspects were effective and co-ordinated. In fact a thoroughly enjoyable week. (more)Nicholas Yates
The most memorable part was the whole hiking tour all together, being able to accomplish it as a family, experiencing the local hospitality and unbelievably splendid nature! We΄ve had the time of our lives! Found our paradise at Lake Como, and will return, for sure! (more)Jeanette Reinholdtsen
Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain
From
€899
excluding flights
Beautiful hike on the Spanish Riviera was the most memorable part...We had a wonderful time, both on the Costa Brava and in Barcelona. (more)Don Song
The stunning coastal scenery and the obvious care taken by Alan and Vivian in choosing the routes and accommodation. (more)Robert Tulloch
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece
From
£592
excluding flights
There were many memorable moments. The variety of walks and the stark differences of the three Islands. The abundance of Spring flowers and herbs along the trails - beautiful! The thrill of reaching the top of Mt Zeus, and the many delicious meals shared in small village Tavernas. (more)Joy Field
The highlight was the views from the top of Mount Zas on Naxos and the tranquillity of Iraklia. (more)Jamie Johnson
This was the best organised walking vacation we've been on and that was totally down to the Guide - nothing was too much trouble and she went out of her way to help us. (more)Joanne Davidson
Provence walking tour, France
From
£865
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food throughout the stay, the choices of hikes (particularly the gorge and the mountain top), and the mix of people. Tips? Be in shape! Be prepared for challenging walks. Local benefits? We left no trace behind on our walks. Food was purchased locally. We visited local markets and went to two local restaurants. Overall rating? This experience exceeded our expectations. We had great food, great guides, interesting and challenging walks and a very... (more)Ken Margraf
Pyrenees guided walking vacation
From
£790
excluding flights
Just go for it - this is a company run by good people and it's a really nice set-up. Tremendous! (more)Richard Marriott
The local community did benefit as we ate locally produced/sourced food and wine and stopped for breaks in local cafes. The local community were, without exception, welcoming and friendly. (more)Alex Sohal
Most memorable was discovering the local history and wildlife under the care of our very knowledgeable hosts, plus lots of brilliant walks in the beautiful Pyrenean Mountains, plus the excellent food! (more)Caroline Rae
Croatia national parks hiking vacation
From
€620
excluding flights
Most memorable was reaching the summit in Velebit National Park (more)Gale Koteles
The whole vacation lived up to expectations (more)Paul Tudor
The national parks were stunningly beautiful. The guides shared the history and culture of the place. (more)V Bader
Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece
From
£672
excluding flights
Excellent, forgot how blue and clear the water is, and it was great to get to the smaller islands were people lived their everyday lives, highly recommend this vacation. (more)Louise jones
We would rate our vacation as Excellent. Our guide was wonderful, taking us on little-travelled paths and educating us along the way with interesting information not found in guidebooks (more)Joann Dupuis
Excellent, thanks so much. We really enjoyed the trip, the company, the places we visited and the people we met. (more)Gesche McGibbon
Northern Ireland walking vacation
From
£399
excluding flights
It was wonderful. (more)Diana Howie
The hike from the giant's causeway to Ballintoy was spectacular...It was terrific. (more)Julie Bordwin
Walking in Andalucia, Spain
From
£525
excluding flights
If you wish to have a taste of the real Andalucia , this week will tick all the boxes (more)John Freeman
Fantastc week, I shall be returning.....Fabulous location, great weather, good food, fun people to share a vacation with......all in all a great week. (more)ROBERT INNIS
Very good. I loved the variety: different types of scenery on walks, eating out in different restaurants and even private houses, and also the different age groups.(40's upwards) I would recommend this vacation particularly for single people (more)Pauline Dodds
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England
From
£616
excluding flights
Very very good. Derek was very knowledgeable and helpful. Lunches were delicious. (more)Isabel Clare
Walking through Godmersham Park in the footsteps of Jane Austin was the single most memorable aspect. (more)Deborah Rice
Our vacation on the North Downs Trail in late spring was breathtaking. (more)Carol R Mehler
Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections
From
£675
excluding flights
Tres bien! Liz and Mel took good care of us and went above and beyond our expectations to ensure our vacation was great. Good value, too! (more)Holly Evans
The variety of the walks and scenery - and loads of wildlife. Marmot, chamois, vultures, various birds. Level of challenge was set just right for the needs of the group...Great - would do it again! Really good value for money. (more)Patricia Grey
The most memorable part was exploring, mainly on foot, a 'new', relatively unknown but scenically stunning corner of France on the back of excellent, welcoming accommodation and hospitality. (more)Richard Gregory
Walking vacation in Alicante
From
€340
excluding flights
Excellent. Erik was very accomodating and did all he could to make our vacation comfortable and enjoyable. We really felt we got a personalised treatment. (more)Lesley Windsor
Superb!...Instantly relaxing as Erik met us and all organisation was taken care off. He is so friendly, relaxed and reliable that you immediately relax and enjoy the vacation. (more)Sally James
Brilliant vacation and would definitely return to complete the rest of the walks. The whole experience of being in such a wonderful place to walk, with varying and spectacular views daily. Very peaceful (more)pauline hamilton
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy
From
€600
excluding flights
We have been on many walks throughout the world, however this is only our second self guided walk, but we thought it was particularly special. When you look at a map you realise that you are not that far from the plains of Bergamo and Milan, but from day 1 you step into a different world of peaceful landscapes, beautiful local villages (more)Alan Peggie
It was a fantastic vacation. I found the walks breath taking and deeply rewarding in terms of the amazing scenery and routes. (more)Lara Clifton
Walking was fabulous and the appetite for good local fare was a perfect, beer in hand, table spread for an evening meal to end our day...we were very well guided. (more)Hazell Penn
Hiking holiday in St Lucia
From
£909
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Reaching the top of Gros Piton. Tips? Go for it! Local benefits? The whole issue of environmentally friendly tourism is a complex one. In many ways there are benefits in that local people get much needed employment and sometimes improved amenities and infrastructure. But these changes don't always benefit those most in need and fail to filter down to ordinary people. We hiked off the beaten track and saw parts of the island that the 'normal' tourist (whatever... (more)Margaret Gravelle
Hiking vacation in Las Alpujarras, Spain
From
€685
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The remote location and choice of beautiful scenic walks. The sense of history - the ancient white villages,the waterways and land use. The wildflowers and wildlife and the local food and village hospitality.This was all complemented by our easy going and informative guide,Dan, whose helpfulness and sense of humor was very much appreciated. A visit to the Alhambra Palace in Granada was a wonderful aside. Tips? Good walking boots, a reasonable level of fitness, an... (more)Joy Field
Spain hiking vacation, Walking in blossom
From
€465
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was the stunning views and sense of achievement - earning that beer! Really enjoyable - I do mean joy. It was such a pleasure to discover this part of the world and get a little bit (OK a lot) of exercise too. Challenging at times but worth it. (more)Karen Sutherland
Lovely walking through hillsides full of blossoming almond trees in the mountains of the Alpujerras in southern Spain. (more)Susan Sargeant
A lovely short break walking experience. The location is just beautiful. I would certainly recommend this trip to any walker. (more)Jenny Trickett
Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus
From
£594
excluding flights
Outstanding. Lots to do and see, great walking, great food and a very nice hotel. (more)Paul Watling
A lovely respite from the fast and furious life that is Hackney, London. The walks took us into the mountains where it was so quiet, the air so clean and the views so good you wanted to just sit and stare. (more)Amore Robinson
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