As a result of years of meticulous research and walking in different parts of Europe, we have identified these hidden gems which offer some idyllic off-the-beaten-track walking experiences, right at your doorstep.
North Macedonia and Albania are some of the least explored countries in Europe, abundant in natural landscapes and steeped in history. On this unique cycling itinerary, you will ride through the very best of Europe’s beautiful unknown.
Sierra de Grazalema is an undiscovered green oasis, a mountainous area adorned by picturesque white-washed villages. It is a land of jagged limestone peaks, deep gorges and lush green mountain pastures. Finish in the lovely historic town of Ronda, overlooking the stunning El Tajo Gorge.
Explore Brittany’s Emerald Coast from Saint-Malo to Le Val André. With its stunning beaches and medieval walled villages, the Emerald Coast is a hidden gem, offering amazing walking opportunities.
Menorca is the greenest and most authentic of the Balearic Islands and the perfect place to get acquainted with the true beauty of life in the Mediterranean: deep blue bays, white sand beaches, spectacular cliffs, rolling hills, quiet farmland, historical towns, and ports full of tiny boats and seafood restaurants.
Finnish Lapland is arguably one of the world’s most enchanting places for a walking holiday. During your walk, you will encounter reindeer, pass through boreal old-growth forests, rocky ravines, marshes rich in cloudberries, along sparkling lakes and clear streams bathed in the golden light of the midnight sun.
Our Vikos Gorge and the Stone Bridges of Zagori walking holiday in Greece allows you to immerse yourself in one of Greece’s greatest natural environments with spectacular views of Vikos Gorge, the worlds deepest Canyon and also experience the enchanting 18th century stone villages and bridges of Zagori. Retreat every evening in elegant hand picked stone mansions in the villages along route.
With more than 50 beautiful lakes and a forest area which stretches on more than 224 square kilometres, the Silkeborg Lake District (Søhøjlandet) in Jutland is the perfect location for a relaxed walking vacation.
This circular itinerary takes in the best of the Rondane Mountains and is the perfect multi-day trek for those looking for friendly terrain and well-marked trails, surrounded by grand landscapes and dramatic peaks. You’ll be staying at three family-owned and comfortable mountain lodges. Henrik Ibsen’s most famous play, Peer Gynt, is partly set in Rondane.
Enjoy some of the finest coastal walking in England. The unrivalled diversity of scenery includes panoramic views over Romney Marsh from the escarpment that marks the ancient coastline between Folkestone and Rye and, of course, the stunning White Cliffs of Dover.
Sierra de Guadarrama, the mountains between Madrid and Segovia, are an unexpected cyclist’s paradise. This trip will take you from the Monastery of Escorial to the impressive Lozoya Valley, surrounded by impressive mountains.
Take this unique walking tour that will show you the hidden secrets of the Amalfi Coast and Tramonti, away from the crowds. You will enjoy some spectacular coastal scenery, some of the most picturesque hamlets of the Amalfi Coast, the charming fishing village of Cetara and the great Abbey of Cava dei Tirreni.
Explore the majestic Rila and Pirin mountains as you trek surrounded by Bulgaria’s most spectacular alpine scenery and reach the Balkans’ highest summits. The programme is based in two locations, the village of Govedartsi and the town of Bansko, where you will be able to relax in cosy guesthouses and family hotels, all offering private en-suite rooms.