Coastal & Island Walking Holidays
Our island and coastal self guided walking holidays include cliff top walking, amazing sceneries and sandy beaches. These coastal and island walking tours offer outstanding trails, great cuisine and spectacular seaskapes.
The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea just north of Sicily. During the tour, you will visit the most attractive islands: Lipari, Vulcano, Salina and Stromboli. Then you will explore beautiful Taormina, and finish your adventure with a guided climb of Mount Etna.
Our Azores island hopping tour includes walking on three of the most beautiful islands: Pico, São Jorge and Faial. On Pico you will take in the highest mountain in Portugal; on São Jorge enjoy the beauty of the Fajãs, and on Faial explore the Caldeira crater and the Capelinhos volcano.
Take a short walking break in Tenerife and climb Mount Teide (3718m), the highest peak in Spain. Spend a night in the iconic Parador de Cañadas del Teide hotel. The sunrise from the crater of Teide is an experience you will never forget. Our package includes a climbing permit for the peak.
Combining the best sections of the Historical Way and the Fishermen’s Trail and covering 182 km (113 miles) in eight stages, our The Best of the Rota Vicentina walking holiday in Portugal provides an unforgettable Rota Vicentina hiking experience.
Tenerife is one of the most fascinating of the Canary Islands due to the great variety of landscapes it offers – from the mountains of the Teno Rural Park in the west to the lunar-like landscapes of Mount Teide National Park, and the lush green forests of Aguamansa and Anaga Nature Park on the east coast.
Put on your hiking shoes and let us take you to a walker’s paradise: Gran Canaria. The round island provides unforgettable walks taking in fishing villages, high plateaus, volcano craters, deep gorges, stunning ridges, green hills and laurel forests. Walk from the lush north to the arid south, taking in the impressive ridges in the centre of the island.
Walk along the unspoiled longest section of protected coastline in Andalusia. Cabo de Gata Natural Park’s arid climate makes for excellent winter and off-season walking among volcanic landscapes, exotic plants and palm trees, from the fishing village of Agua Amarga, then inland to Rodalquilar, and ending at the lively beach town of San José.
The Burren Way is a relatively short walking route on Ireland’s rugged Atlantic west coast. Walk the best sections of it, taking in the famed Cliffs of Moher and the unique limestone escarpment of The Burren. The tour starts in Liscannor and finishes on the north Clare coast at Ballyvaughan, overlooking Galway Bay.
Our South Montenegro and Kotor Bay self guided walking holiday offers a truly wonderful itinerary which includes some of the best walks in Southern Montenegro, considered to be one of the most breathtaking areas in the whole of Eastern Europe. Accommodation is in a 4* hotel in Lovcen National Park and a lovely guesthouse in Perast.
The Dingle Way is one of Ireland’s most beautiful walking trails. On our Dingle Way Highlights itinerary you will take in all the best sections of the Way from Camp in eight days – diverse landscapes, rich archaeological sites and friendly hosts. And with the ease of luggage transfers, the Dingle Way will offer you an unforgettable experience.
The Dingle Way is one of Ireland’s most beautiful walking trails. On this itinerary you will take in the Way from Camp in ten days with an option to climb Mount Brandon. Enjoy diverse landscapes, rich archaeological sites and friendly hosts. And with the ease of luggage transfers, the Dingle Way will offer you an unforgettable experience.
The Dingle Way is one of Ireland’s most beautiful walking trails. On our Dingle Way Short Break itinerary you will take in the very best sections of the Way from Dingle in five days – diverse landscapes, rich archaeological sites and friendly hosts. And with the ease of luggage transfers, the Dingle Way will offer you an unforgettable experience.
Experience the unspoilt beauty of Ireland on The Kerry Way, including the famous Ring of Kerry. This 8-day walking tour starts in Glenbeigh and finishes in Killarney and takes in the highlights of the Kerry Way, offering a unique mix of mountains, lakes and coastal views.
Experience the unspoilt beauty of Ireland on The Kerry Way and the famous Ring of Kerry. This 12-day walking tour starts and finishes in Killarney and takes in the entire Kerry Way. The 210 km of The Kerry Way make it Ireland’s longest trail, offering a unique mix of mountains, lakes and coastal views.
This short walking break in the French Riviera takes you on a trail weaving from one balcony path to the next, taking in the beautiful perched villages hiding behind the glamorous Côte d’Azur and finally reaching the welcoming coastal town of Menton.
This trip will take you through the Roya valley from the mountains to the sea, weaving from one balcony path to the next, taking in the most beautiful perched villages on the Côte d’Azur. Reaching the coastal town of Menton, your trip continues with a couple of amazing coastal walks around Villefranche sur Mer.
Bathed in warm Mediterranean sunshine, and with the peaks of the Pyrenees providing a dramatic backdrop, the Spanish and French Catalan coast invites exploration on foot. By walking from Cadaqués to Collioure along the coast, you will discover for yourself the lure and enchantment of this beautiful region.
Immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of Corsica on this moderate walking holiday. Your walk will start from Corte, the island’s historic capital, and lead you through the rugged interior and past lakes, natural pools and high summits to the vibrant coastal village of Piana, perched high above the sea on the Golfe de Porto.
On our Flower Island of Madeira walking holiday you will follow Madeira’s unique network of narrow irrigation channels known as levadas, and the ancient coastal footpaths in north-eastern parts of the island. Some of the walks are circular and you will be based in two charming hotels.
Discover the jewels of the Bay of Naples – the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. These walks offer a stunning combination of sea views, picturesque coastal towns, impressive mountains and an abundance of culture and nature. Spend the nights in comfortable 3-star hotels.
On our Jewels of the Dalmatian Coast walking holiday you will enjoy an island hopping walking adventure along Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast. Walk the cobbled streets of Split and the quiet trails of rural Dalmatia, then explore the island idyll of Hvar, Korčula, Šipan and Mljet, and spend two nights in the beautiful Dubrovnik.
Enjoy an island-hopping walking adventure along Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast. Walk the cobbled streets of Split and the quiet trails of rural Dalmatia, then explore the island idyll of Hvar, Korčula, Šipan and Mljet, and, of course, the beautiful Dubrovnik. Spend the overnights in hand-picked luxury 4-star hotels.
On our Dalmatia Island Hopping holiday you will enjoy a walking adventure along Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast. Walk the cobbled streets of Split, then explore the island idyll of Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Šipan, finishing in the beautiful Dubrovnik.
Enjoy a 14-day demanding but rewarding trek following the highest and most rugged sections of the Lycian Way, winding its way above the Mediterranean’s most dramatic coastline. The trek continues on coastal paths around the tiny islands of Simena and Kekova Lagoon, famous for the underwater ruins of the Sunken City.
The Lycian Way is considered one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. The itinerary follows the highest and most rugged eastern section of the Lycian Way, winding its way above the Mediterranean’s most dramatic coastline, to the limestone peaks of Mount Olympos, soaring high above the glittering sea.
The route of the Lycian Way West starts at Kayaköy and winds its way along the dramatic coastline and through scented pine forests overlooking the blue Mediterranean, dipping down to secluded beaches and coves. Your hike will take you to high-alpine paths that offer fantastic views of the coast and the peaks of the Taurus Mountains.
Take this demanding but rewarding three-week trek following the best sections of the Lycian Way East and West, winding its way above the Mediterranean’s most dramatic coastline to the limestone peaks of the Taurus Mountains, up to 3,000 m high. The tour ends at the impressive ruins of Patara, located near one of the best beaches of Turkey.
We are exited to invite you on a trip to the less travelled paths of Andros & Tinos. On Andros you will find an impressive network of scenic and beautifully stone-paved hiking paths as well as pristine sandy beaches and fertile green valleys. On Tinos you will explore the impressive high fortress of Exoburgo and the dovecotes scattered all around the island.
A large part of the Amalfi Coast and Mountains walking holiday is, of course, along the Amalfi coast, and it includes all the famous coastal villages: Amalfi, Atrani, Ravello, Praiano and the scenic Positano. But you will also walk in real mountain scenery, through chestnut forests and picturesque countryside with beautiful terraced lemon groves and vineyards.
The beautiful island of La Palma (known as La Isla Bonita – the Pretty Island), one of Spain’s Canary Islands, is a land of stunning calderas, deep gorges, laurel forests, dramatic cliffs and rugged coastline, all waiting to be discovered on foot using a first-class network of walking trails.