1 independent reviews for Catalonia family walking vacation

Reviews for Catalonia family walking vacation

SHOW
1
0
0
0
0

review 18 Jul 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

This was a lovely vacation and the coastal walks especially glorious. We much appreciated the welcome pack of groceries, the very comfortable and well appointed townhouse, and the flexibility we were given to modify our routes. In the unseasonably hot June weather (30 degrees plus) having our own pool was a great bonus. When the heat curtailed our walks, the local beaches included in several walks were a delight.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Vivian and Alan gave us a warm welcome and provided us with a pack of interesting, varied and sometimes challenging walks through vineyards, river valleys, in the Gavarres hills and up and down the craggy coastal paths. We would recommend sturdy walking boots and stick or walking pole as paths were often stony or rocky, and some of the walks involved a bit of scrambling over rocks or up steep steps, which might be tough for anyone with problem knees. Be sure to take your swimming things on coastal walks - the sea is hard to resist!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We ate very well in the local village at the Cercle bar, where the owners were very friendly. And we used the excellent local bakers, butcher and fishmonger when we cooked at home. Calonge provided everything we needed and encouraged us to sample the range of village life.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

This was an excellent vacation which we would definitely recommend.

Holiday Reviews

You can trust Responsible Travel reviews because, unlike many other schemes, reviews can ONLY be written by people who we have verified have been on the holidays. In addition, we don't run these holidays ourselves - our only interest is giving you the best independent advice.

Read our review policy

Convert currencies