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Walking holidays with Greece on Foot in Arcadia

Leonidio, the local capital of Kynouria When I first came to Greece I expected a holiday brochure of white washed island houses in the sun above a beach. What I found for the last 30 years has been that and … Continue reading

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Discover the inland Valleys of Costa Blanca

The beautiful Costa Blanca When people think of the Costa Blanca they generally think of summer holidays on the coast but as many others are discovering the inland valleys are the perfect setting for outdoor pursuits. Walkers, mountaineers and cyclists … Continue reading

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Dordogne Plus Beaux Villages Walk

Inn to inn walking in the picturesque upper Dordogne valley Walk a self-guided trail in the stunning landscape of the upper Dordogne valley. You’ll visit six of the “most beautiful villages” in France as you follow the meanders of the … Continue reading

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Walking on Menorca

Luxury guided walking holiday on Menorca where the food is as important as the walking. Far less commercial than other Mediterranean locations, Menorca retains a charm that seems to come from another time. If you enjoy stunning sea views, unspoilt … Continue reading

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Moorish Villages Trek

Self-guided walking week, walking from village to village in a a landscape of cultivated valleys dotted with white-washed villages Walk from village to village in the beautiful Alicante countryside during this self-guided walking holiday. In the Las Marinas countryside, whitewashed … Continue reading

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Walking in the Pays de Gâtine

Self-guided walking week in picturesque countryside staying in a private auberge in France – full board Celebrated for its idyllic surroundings, the Pays de Gâtine region in western France offers delightful walks in unspoiled countryside. Explore hundreds of kilometers of … Continue reading

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To GPS or not to GPS?

GPS devices can be useful but they can rarely replace a good (waterproof) map and map readings skills when you are out on the hills. A guest article by Mike Thompson of Aqua3. Most walkers are big fans of printed … Continue reading

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Walking in the Alpujarras & Sierra Nevada

Explore two of the most popular areas for walking in Spain. This walking holiday has been especially created for walkers who would like to walk that little bit longer and also do some high level walks in this beautiful region … Continue reading

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Discover Castles and Towers on foot in lovely Somerset

Discover Somerset’s heritage while walking through beautiful, typical English landscapes. Sue and Graham of Bath & West Country walks have developed an interesting new self-guided itinerary. During this walking break you will stay in a historic inn in the beautiful … Continue reading

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10% Discount on walking holiday in Alentejo – Portugal

Go walking in a beautiful nature park in Portugal with 10% discount. Quinta Azenha in the Alentejo area in Portugal offer a discount of 10% for bookings made before the end of January 2014! The discount is available for holidays … Continue reading

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