Our selection of Mediterranean and Adriatic walking holidays is perfect for escaping the winter cold. These holidays offer great walking conditions in locations better known for their summer beach resorts. They provide authentic cultural experiences, moderate temperatures and an escape from the peak-season crowds.
Sao Miguel is the largest of the Azores archipelago and maybe the most fascinating due to the great variety of landscapes it offers. Walk across green pastures, primaeval forests and around stunning crater lakes, while enjoying the luxury of charming 4-star hotels with all transfers included.
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 nine 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.
Based in two great locations, Nice and Hyères-Plages, this easy cycling tour is going to reveal you the hidden gems of the French Riviera on wheels, taking you through medieval towns, romantic small fishing villages and dreamy bays surrounded by the turquoise blue sea.
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.
Explore the most beautiful parts of the Provence, taking in both the Alpilles and the Luberon mountain ranges. Staring in Avignon, your journey will take you through the famed villages of Fontaine de Vaucluse, Gordes, Goult, Bonnieux and Saignon. You will finish in the beautiful Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, with its Venice-like canals.
Arrive at Avignon and discover one of France’s most prestigious wine villages, Chateauneuf du Pape. You then continue walking in the heart of the Cotes du Rhone region into the foothills of the Dentelles, enjoying the breathtaking views. And of course, there will be numerous wine-tasting opportunities during this unforgettable trip in the heart of Provence!
During this classic Provence walking holiday, you will follow Van Gogh’s footsteps into the most beautiful of the Alpilles landscapes. You will spend time in the artistic town of Saint-Rémy, walk to the spectacular perched village of Les Baux and the nice little village of Maussane, and finish in the beautiful Roman town of Arles.
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.
Provence can be just as exciting in winter as during the busy hot summer months. Its mild temperatures and bright blue skies reveal a very different kind of charm in the low season and the places are less crowded than during the busy hot summer months. Overnights are in charming 3 and 4-star hotels offering the signature Provençal hospitality and style.
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.
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.
The Saint Paul Trail is a long-distance footpath in Turkey, approximately 500 km long. Our Saint Paul Trail itinerary takes in the best sections of the trail from Lake Eğirdir to Selge, once a major Roman city, and allows you to immerse yourself in this spectacular land of forests, canyons, rivers and peaks.
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.
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.
Starting in Porto, you will follow the ancient pilgrim trails to Santiago de Compostela for a unique experience you’ll treasure forever. The Camino Portugués central route is relatively flat and easy to navigate and it is a great alternative to the French Camino. Spend unforgettable two weeks walking through stunning countryside.
This privately guided demanding but rewarding trek in Morocco takes in the challenges of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4167m) and Rass Ouanoukrim, the second-highest one at 4089m. Experience varied and picturesque scenery, dramatic passes, non-technical peaks and the warm welcome of the Berber people.
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.
La Gomera, the greenest of the Canary Islands is a real hiker’s paradise. Steep cliffs along the coastline give way to volcanic peaks, deep gorges and lush green valleys. From Garajonay Peak through the tropical rainforest of National Park Garajonay to the rugged coast, you will be rewarded with spectacular views.
Tenerife is a fascinating island offering a variety of volcanic landscapes. La Gomera, the greenest of the Canary Islands, lies just 30 km off Tenerife, and is a real hiker’s paradise. Explore the best parts of Tenerife and La Gomera on foot, with an option to climb Mount Teide (3718m), the highest peak in Spain.
Explore on foot two of the most beautiful Greek Islands, Naxos and Santorini. Naxos will enchant you with its traditional villages and cobbled paths passing through ancient olive groves. Santorini, an island shaped by a dramatic volcanic eruption thousands of years ago, is famous for its amazing seascapes and whitewashed houses.
The southern Dalmatian Coast is often referred to as the Jewel of the Adriatic. Discover the fascinating Old Town of Dubrovnik and the enchanting southern Dalmatian coastline and its islands. This tour will show you the natural beauty of the old villages in Konavle region, the Elaphite islands and the Mljet island national park.
Known as the flower island, Madeira offers a versatile scenery and a pleasant climate all year round. You will follow Madeira’s unique network of narrow irrigation channels known as levadas, and its ancient coastal footpaths. The itinerary incorporates the best hiking trails on this beautiful volcanic island, located in the Atlantic ocean.
Our Mount Toubkal and Sahara Desert Trek walking and discovery holiday in Morocco combines the challenge of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4,167 m), with some light trekking in the High Atlas Mountains and camel riding in the Sahara Desert. This is a privately guided holiday, you will be accompanied by your personal guide, a cook and a muleteer.