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Cheap walking holidays in Austria

Walkers enjoying a break during a walking holiday in the Dachstein mountains in Austria

Walkers enjoying a break during a walking holiday in the Dachstein Mountains in Austria organised by Pension Hoffelner.

Are you dreaming of alpine meadows, cows with bells, snowcapped peaks and endless walking trails in the Alps for this summer? Have a look at the very affordable walking holidays in Austria on the walkingholidayinfo.co.uk website.

All these cheap walking holidays are offered by local independent businesses in Austria. They know their local walking patch like no other and will give you a warm welcome and all the information you need for that dream walking holiday in Austria that won’t break the bank.

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Le Marche & Sibillini in Italy – varied, friendly and unspoilt

Mount Sibilla with the chain of Sibillini Mountains in the Central Apennines

Le Marche: to many people one of the most unspoilt, friendly and beautiful areas in Italy.

Italy has so much to offer to the walker that it is sometimes difficult to know where to go.

Here we present you with an area in Italy that are an excellent choice for a varied and interesting walking holiday – Le Marche and Sibillini National Park in the centre of Italy.

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Discovering the undiscovered Alps – meet Sally and Bernard

Walkers at Lac du Lauzon in the French Alps

Lac du Lauzon on the Edge of Ecrins National Park in the French Alps.

Ever wondered whether there are still any truly hidden gems waiting to be discovered in areas as popular as the French Alps?

Sally of undiscovered alps was wondering the same. Until she discovered a beautiful unspoilt spot on the edge of the Ecrins National Park.

She and Bernard are now offering special mountaineering holidays and snowshoeing holidays to the French Alps that you can also find on the WalkingHolidayInfo website. Here’s their story…

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New walking holidays in Italy

Birdseye view of a town in Tuscany, Italy.

Tuscany, a great walking holiday destination in Italy.


Italy, the land of great food, beautiful countryside, amazing culture, and of course great walking!

Have a look at 4 new walking holidays to this exciting walking holiday destination: Tuscany, Italian Riviera and Ligurian Alps.

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Merry Christmas & Happy 2012 from WalkingHolidayInfo

Group of hikers snowshoeing down a mountain slope.

A merry Christmas and Happy 2012 with many beautiful and energising walks …

A merry Christmas and Happy 2012 with many beautiful and energising walks…

… from all the walking holiday providers on the WalkingHolidayInfo.co.uk directory
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Special offer – Andalucia walking holiday

Close-up of a sunflower.

Had enough of Winter? Try a winter walking holiday somewhere sunny 🙂

Fancy escaping the January gloom? Walk-Andalucia is offering a special 5 day winter sun break for only £350 with no single supplement!

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Walkingholidayinfo.co.uk directory now hosted green

Dandelion seeds blowing in the wind

A caring attitude to the environment comes natural to most walkers, and so we’re taking steps in going greener: our website is now powered by wind-energy.

We all love walking for the health benefits it brings, but a walk just wouldn’t be the same if it would not be in the beautiful and green outdoors.

Views of beautiful landscapes, the opportunity to see wildlife and to breathe fresh air are what make walking and hiking such a refreshing activity for both body and mind. A caring attitude to the environment comes natural to most walkers, and also the WalkingHolidayInfo website is taking steps to reduce its impact.

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Find out what walkingholidayinfo is about

Group of walkers hiking along a mountains stream.

WalkingHolidayInfo.co.uk brings together a wide variety of walking holidays in Europe for you.

About the WalkingHolidayInfo website

We aim to be your one stop shop when you’re looking for a special walking holiday with that local flavour and personal touch.

Find our more about us in the following introductory presentation.

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To walk or to hike, that’s the question

A pair of walkers hiking a steep hill.

What’s the difference between walking and hiking?

Walking is one of the most popular pastimes, and there is whole range of different words to refer to our cherished activity of putting one foot in front of the other in the outdoors. Time for a review!

Let’s start with the basics; walking and hiking. Both terms are used to indicate walking holidays, and they are used interchangeably to describe the same things. Time for some linguistic definitions… Continue reading

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Walking in UK National Parks 2011

Road in the UK lake district with the word SLOW written on it.

The Lake District National Park in England, a beautiful area for walking.

Stride out into one the UK’s National Parks during National Park Week.

From 25 to 31 July 2011 you can celebrate some of the best scenery, rarest wildlife and richest cultural heritage in the British Isles by participating in a wide variety of events.

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