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Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Self-guided hiking through Stockholm's picturesque countryside
From SKr10,170 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 22 Jul, 24 Jul, 29 Jul, 31 Jul, 5 Aug, 7 Aug
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
Kangaroo Island walking vacation, South Australia

Kangaroo Island walking vacation, South Australia

Disover the breathtaking diversity of Kangaroo Island
From AU $2,295 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 24 Apr, 30 Apr, 28 Aug, 3 Sep
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From £350 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Last minute availability until March. Early Bird Special Offer for 2017 - £50 off 7 nights, £100 off 10 nights and £150 off 14 nights. Book now to save disappointment.
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance
From €897 to €997 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Holidays commence on most Sundays between April and October
2016 Prices apply to 2017 holidays booked during 2016. No surcharge for first solo guest in each week of 2017.
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €723 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
Heaphy Track hiking trip in New Zealand

Heaphy Track hiking trip in New Zealand

Guided walk on a New Zealand 'Great Walk'
From NZ $1,749 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Unlike most of the other Great Walks in New Zealand, the Heaphy can be walked 12 months of the year, with every season having something special to offer
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Family walking tour with a donkey in Southern French Alps
From £435 to £515 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
Walking vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Walking vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Walking and activities in Granada with author Chris Stewart.
From €850 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 28 Jan, 1 Apr, 17 Jun, 4 Nov
Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing vacation, Romania

Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing vacation, Romania

Taste a bit of Transylvanian winter magic on snowshoes!
From €695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Jan, 23 Jan, 13 Feb, 27 Feb
Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Walk ancient paths and enjoy stunning Cycladic sceneries
From £480 to £518 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri trekking holiday

Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri trekking holiday

Majestic view of Dhaulagiri from base to summit.
From US $1,350 to US $1,750 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 11 Dec
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
Andalucian mountains self-guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucian mountains self-guided walking vacation, Spain

Self-guided and guided walking in Spanish Lake District
From €285 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year to suit your requirements
Incredible walking in the natural parks of Castril and Cazorla. Free notes and maps for some of Andalucia΄s most stunning hikes. From €33pp per night (B&B), €45 (Half board). Last minute availability until March
Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Self guided walking holiday in Catalonia
From €925 to €1,070 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade anytime between 1st January - 12th December and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Mountain peaks hiking vacation in Norway

Mountain peaks hiking vacation in Norway

Walking tour through peaks in Valdres & Jotunheimen, Norway
From NKr6,600 5 days ex flights
Small group travel
Kefalonia, Lefkada & Ithaki hiking vacation

Kefalonia, Lefkada & Ithaki hiking vacation

Walk with us and explore the lush, green Ionian islands
From £897 to £987 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Lycian way walking holiday

Lycian way walking holiday

Spectacular views, history and rural life on the Lycian Way
From £460 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made between March- May and September- November
Cobb Valley trekking holiday in New Zealand

Cobb Valley trekking holiday in New Zealand

Hike in the wilderness without heavy backpacks
From NZ $625 to NZ $1,300 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Regular departures throughout the summer
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece

Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece

Walk and discover Naxos and the unspoilt Small Cyclades
From £685 to £740 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov
100€ off, 18 March departure
Hiking and canyoning vacation in Montenegro

Hiking and canyoning vacation in Montenegro

3 days of hiking and canyoning in the most exciting canyons
From €540 to €670 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This holiday is available from June to September
Siberia trekking and adventure holiday FROM KRASNOYARSK

Siberia trekking and adventure holiday FROM KRASNOYARSK

Explore Siberia, a unique place on Earth for trekking
From €7,000 to €7,500 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep
Greece biking and hiking vacation in the Pelion Peninsula

Greece biking and hiking vacation in the Pelion Peninsula

Bike & hike holiday in the unspoiled Pelion peninsula Greece
From £399 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Greek Islands hiking vacation in Crete & Karpathos

Greek Islands hiking vacation in Crete & Karpathos

Hike & explore the natural wonders of Crete & Karpathos
From £886 to £1,531 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct
Machame route Kilimanjaro trekking holiday

Machame route Kilimanjaro trekking holiday

Trek one of the famous routes of Mount Kilimanjaro
From US $2,000 to US $2,500 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Family walking vacations with a donkey, France

Family walking vacations with a donkey, France

Above the Rhτne to discover the unspoilt traditional Ardθche
From €395 to €650 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
France walking holiday in Upper Provence

France walking holiday in Upper Provence

A sunbathed adventure with great food and a rich heritage
From €330 to €645 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Self guided hiking vacation in the High Tatras, Slovakia

Self guided hiking vacation in the High Tatras, Slovakia

Experience the delights and natural beauty of the Tatras
From €489 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This self-guided tour can start any date between 15 Jun – 31 Oct 2017
Cotswolds and Jurassic Coast hiking vacation, UK

Cotswolds and Jurassic Coast hiking vacation, UK

Combining two of England's most scenic and varied landscapes
From £325 to £875 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades walking & island hopping holiday, Greece

Cyclades walking & island hopping holiday, Greece

Walk and explore nature of Naxos, Small Cyclades & Santorini
From £1,041 to £1,125 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov
100€ off, 18 March departure
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reviews for Locally run walking vacations

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France
From
£435
excluding flights
Awesome, it has raised the bar for next year! (more)Tony Johnson
The whole thing was memorable! Our 6 year old and 4 year old leading "Leonidas" our donkey through the French Alps, sleeping in a beautiful yurt in an Alpine meadow, and feeling like we'd done something completely different to the typical "bucket and spade" type of vacation. (more)Alison Godfrey
The mountains, flora and fauna in an exceptionally beautiful and unspoilt part of the world, within and on the periphery of the Mercantour National Park in the French maritime Alps were most memorable. (more)Nick Lampert
Heaphy Track hiking trip in New Zealand
From
NZ $1,749
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the track was coming down from the tussock highlands along the Heaphy River, emerging out of the forest and seeing the beaches of The Tasman Sea. (more)Allan Justus
A great experience particularly with the tour operator passing on so much information about the geography, flora, fauna and history. (more)Peter Ladd
Seeing the rare Blue Duck close up in it's natural environment was very special. I also loved being in the company of people from around the World who were passionate about the environment. (more)Wendy Grace
Sweden hiking vacation, self guided
From
SKr10,170
excluding flights
There were endless memorable moments: tramping along the Soderlandsleden very well-waymarked trail, through the woods; exploring the islands at Stendorren and Savo; seeing creatures we hadn't see before, such as a slow worm, an otter, a white-tailed sea eagle... (more)Bronwen Davies
We were impressed with the beauty of Sweden and how easy it was to travel around. (more)Sharon Reardon
Excellent. No complaints at all and would definitely do it again. Credit should be given to Carmen Hamdi who left nothing to chance and organised our stay with extreme professionalism. (more)Andrew and Sharon Venables
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€897
excluding flights
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
I would highly recommend this vacation for bikers or walkers like my wife and I. (more)Jerry Schoenberger
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain
From
€723
excluding flights
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
(The vacation was) fantastic. (more)Jennifer Sharpe
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain
From
£350
per accommodation
We loved the vacation and will be recommending it to a number of our friends. (more)Anthony Morgan
The scenery on the North and West walks. Hospitality and helpfulness of our hosts. (more)Mark Frank
The amazing landscape; so different from where we live! (more)Jayne Wadsley
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
Kefalonia, Lefkada & Ithaki hiking vacation
From
£897
excluding flights
I had a fantastic time, enjoyed the wonderful walks, the natural environment and the great company! (more)Alex Pooley
Excellent. I will be back next year! I would not hesitate to recommend to a friend. (more)Violet Holley
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece
From
£685
excluding flights
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
I loved every minute of it. I'm already thinking about when I can come back again. (more)Susan Leeds
Pretty much everything was memorable, fabulous scenery, beautiful ancient paths and villages, swimming off lovely secluded beaches, meeting local people and eating delicious food. (more)Anne Ward
Lycian way walking holiday
From
£460
excluding flights
Best bit: The whole time in Turkey (more)Robert Linsky
The vacation was excellent, I would even consider going on the same one again. (more)Niamh McGarry
As a first-time tour attendee, I was unsure about walking as part of a group, but I found that the whole experience totally enjoyable. The group was cohesive and fun and we learned so much about Turkey and the region. I would definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys walking in beautiful coastal countryside. (more)Gina Goble
Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece
From
£480
excluding flights
A marvellous and memorable week, with a nice mix of walking, relaxation and (my weakness) eating. (more)Laurence Copeland
This vacation fulfilled my expectations in providing amazing walks off the beaten track and the opportunity to see rural places not visited by most tourists. (more)Hannah Wilson
Our guide was able to speak to everyone and we were welcomed and given fruit, honey, drinks, desserts, and wine. Our a accommodation owner gave us a tour of his orange farm and marmalade. The island, villages, and ocean were beautiful. (more)Sandra Stanton
Andalucian mountains self-guided walking vacation, Spain
From
€285
excluding flights
Amazing walks in the Natural Park, and the friendly welcome from Ilaria and Derek. The Barranco de Osa walk was spectacular. We went in March and it was perfect for walking. (more)Carole Paish
Brilliant. A wonderful place to get away to. Marvellous scenery, good walking country, a nice place to stay, welcoming hosts, good food, etc.. (more)Rebecca Torry
Mountain walks and mountain biking was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Simon Duncan
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
Walking vacation in Andalucia, Spain
From
€850
excluding flights
The most memorable part is very hard to choose: the kind welcome, the beautiful countryside and riot of almond blossom, the delicious food, the charming and relaxed interior decor, all the laughs we had...Great! I loved the place... (more)Susanne Warren
Walking among the Almond Blossom was the most memorable part of the vacation. (more)Liz Ashcroft
Tasmania west coast camping & walking tour
From
AU $1,300
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I took the 5 day West Coast tour with Aran and it was simply amazing! I don'the usually go on organised tours - I usually prefer to be independent and do it in my own - but since Tasmania has so much to offer I thought it might be a good idea to go with someone who knows the area well and make every most of my short time there! Aran was an absolutely formidable guide from start to finish. Even before the tour started he was flexible with dates and sent me all the information... (more)Alexandra Grellet
Tasmania east coast camping & walking tour
From
AU $1,300
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The most exciting part was wild camping at Trial Harbour. Tips? The tour guide is very accommodating to the traveler's needs and interests, so I would suggest building up a dialogue with him about the vacation plans. Local benefits? Definitely ....the tour guide was genuinely sympathetic to the environment and took care to reduce environmental impact and also educate the traveler about the local wild life and environment. Overall rating? The vacation... (more)Kathy Layton
Montenegro hiking vacations, self guided
From
€570
excluding flights
This vacation has been the most wonderful and amazing experience. Every corner you turn in Montenegro is just beautiful, fairy-tale beautiful. (more)Magdalena B
Do it! These were fabulous walks, with varied landscape and conditions, stunning views. Very few other people: we felt we had the mountains to ourselves. (more)Andrew Thomson
Learn Spanish and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees
From
€1,295
excluding flights
Memorable parts? An extraordinary vacation in a spectacular region of the Pyrenees. Lucy and Simon were perfect hosts - they have thought of everything for the comfort and well-being of their guests. As a single traveler I greatly appreciated their warm welcome. Their local knowledge of this special place gave me a real insight into the the local culture, history, geology, flora and fauna.. Delicious food and wine freshly prepared from local suppliers was also most welcome. Their exceptional... (more)Jennifer Taylor
Cooking and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees
From
€1,295
excluding flights
EXCEPTIONAL. Exceeded my expectations on so many levels. From the quality of accommodation and attention to detail with all aspects of the week . (more)Deb Mickle
Breathtaking canyon walks far exceeding my imagination. Not forgetting having the experience of a lifetime as two Lamagayers (bearded cultures with 3metre wingspan) glided past me just a couple of metres away. Amazing. (more)Clare Cotton
Mercantour hiking vacation in France
From
£435
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A truly special experience in a little corner of the Mercantour where time seems to have stood still. We went with the flow of life at the pace of an ambling donkey. Every detail of the trip was well thought out, and the route guidance booklet (which we carried with us all the time) was spot on. The range of different landscapes we walked through surprised and delighted us. The effectiveness of the route marking was also great. The vacation providers team was hugely... (more)Carolyne Mason
Alentejo & Algarve self guided hiking vacation, Portugal
From
€420
excluding flights
It was a heavenly walking experience. A feast for the senses and easy on the feet! (more)Rosemary Cunniffe
Absolutely wonderful. We enjoyed every moment of it and will treasure all the memories we have been getting. We are already discussing when we can come back and do other trails along the coast. (more)Inger Westerlund
Wonderful vacation! More Canadians (North Americans) should know about Portugal and it’s walking tours. (more)Jeffrey Fish
Walking and cycling vacation in Kerala, India
From
£630
excluding flights
Hiking was amazing, gorgeous scenery and we were well looked after by our guide. (more)Collette Lyons
We loved our 8 day experience and our guide was brilliant...caring, thoughtful, adapted to our needs...made our experience in Kerala exceedingly pleasurable. (more)Liz Huelin
Most memorable was trekking through tea estates and then climbing to mountain tops to see the vast landscape revived our spirits. (more)Des Jarrett
Spanish Pyrenees guided walking vacation
From
€1,295
excluding flights
This has to be the best walking vacation I've ever had. The walking was incredible. The landscapes were all different and all stunningly beautiful. I will never forget walking in Ordesa, Aρisclo and the Sierra de Guara. (more)Meg Whelan
I have fabulous memories of the best walking vacation I have ever had and hope to return ! (more)Jane Berrisford
Super well organised, a beautiful spot and everything at the farmhouse was perfect. Best of all the amazing area and fabulous guides (more)Lynne Arnold
Hiking vacation in the West Cyclades, Greece
From
£685
excluding flights
Excellent...we stayed at a family run guesthouse, ate at local taverns, tried local products, used public transport and walked to get to places. We cleaned up a beach after having a picnic. Our guide in general provided useful information about the local flora and fauna, the culture, economy and environmental issues (more)Xenia Karantani
Very interesting and enjoyable. We're very pleased with the experience. The hiking was great exercise. However, I think the most memorable part will be the good company we had in Annie Antonatou, our guide and host. (more)Deborah Pearson
Spanish Pyrenees self guided hiking vacation
From
€649
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Walking in the high mountains seeing Chamois and Marmots. Tips? Be prepared for really enjoyable experience. Local benefits? Yes, extremely eco friendly and involved with the community. Overall rating? Five stars for a friendly enjoyable vacation. (more)Robert Burton
Almeria walking vacation in Andalucia, Spain
From
£450
per accommodation
Memorable parts? Experiencing the real and unspoilt Spain, sampling the local food and hiking in delightful countryside. No tourists and the rustic charm of the accommodation. Tips? If you want total tranquility, the real Spain with its delicious tapas bars and restaurants and local wine ( all at amazing value!) and totally peaceful accommodation away from it all, but near enough to walk into the village, then this is the place for you. The walks were very enjoyable taking anything... (more)Ellen Common
Alentejo self guided hiking vacation, Portugal
From
€600
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Dramatic cliff top scenery with rare aromatic plants growing in the sandy soil round the paths. Watching surfers in the beautiful bays and fishermen perched precariously on the cliffs. Unspoiled countryside and forests inland. The fantastic non-light polluted night sky at one of the places we stayed; we saw the milky way and a shooting star. The warmth of the local people. Other walkers we met en route from many different countries. Very good locally produced food. Tips? Meals... (more)Denise Anne
Guided walking vacations in Catalonia, Spain
From
£599
excluding flights
The walks were varied with wonderful views and the weather was great. (more)Sue Adams
The various, changing views from the different walks, the great company and relaxing evenings were the most memorable parts. (more)Graham Church
Great Ocean Walk vacation in Victoria, Australia
From
AU $2,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The first two days of the Great Ocean Walk; also the Atherton tablelands stay. Tips? Do some research into precisely what's offered on each trip - the Red Centre tour wasn't exactly what was predicted. Local benefits? Yes, except for Red Centre tour, which relied a lot on Aboriginal culture and settings, but seemed to involve no indigenous people. Overall rating? Very good. (more)Anne Owers
Greece hiking vacation, Kythnos
From
€550
excluding flights
We loved our trip to Kythnos! Our host Nigel took care of every detail from start to finish - from organizing our ferry tickets to booking our charming hotel room, and adjusting the program to accommodate our interests. (more)Monique Rothman
A perfect short break, balanced walking, swimming and eating. (more)Jerry Stuart
The locals are very friendly, and nearly all greeted us as we passed along the roads. (more)Martin Pollard
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