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.
For millions of years, volcanoes erupted over the Central Anatolian Plateau to form the unique landscapes, rock formations and fairy chimneys that characterise Cappadocia. The Fairy Trails of Cappadocia walking holiday will bring you to green valleys surrounded by lunar landscapes, through ancient cities and fortresses.
Our High Atlas and Mount Toubkal walking holiday in Morocco combines the challenge of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4,167 m), with some moderate hiking in the High Atlas Mountains and experiencing the vibes of the exotic Marrakech. You will reach Mt Toubkal using a route starting from Oukaimeden.
Enjoy on foot and by rail the five classic fishing villages of Cinque Terre, as well as the lovely Portofino and Portovenere. Take some unforgettable walks along the quiet high trails, going from village to village through the forests and vineyards of the Ligurian coast, known as Italy’s ‘Flower Riviera’.
This trip will take you to the heartland of the wild Supramonte region along Sardinia’s east coast, the island’s most spectacular area for trekking. Here sheer limestone cliffs coloured by wildflowers and the fruits of the strawberry trees drop down vertically into the blue Mediterranean Sea, where hidden sandy beaches open up.
This itinerary combines some unique walks between the rugged mountains and the sea and six overnights in three charming hotels. Enjoy beautiful views of the coastline, the blue-glistening bays and the Mediterranean karst – a perfect mix of hiking and some lazy relaxation, topped off by Sardinia’s delicious cuisine and fine local wines.
Imagine walking through the green countryside full of vineyards, olive trees, rivers and forests, beautiful villages, and medieval towns situated on hills. The Trails and Wines of Istria walking holiday takes you to the heart of the unforgettable landscapes of Croatia and offers the chance to experience the delicious flavours of indigenous Istrian delicacies and wines.
The Lycian Way Long Distance Trail from Fethiye to Antalya is considered as one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. You will walk on coastal mountain trails along Roman aqueducts and come to the famous cities of the Lycians, Patara – the birthplace of St. Nicholas, and Xanthos – the ancient Lycian capital.
On this ten-day easy to moderate Corfu walking holiday you will discover both the wild and gorgeous north-west coast of the island of Corfu as well as the north-east coast with its secluded bays and hidden coves, so beautifully described by Gerald Durrell in his book My Family and Other Animals.
Our High Atlas and Marrakech in Comfort walking holiday in Morocco will let you experience the beauty of Berber villages and High Atlas valleys with picturesque scenery, dramatic passes, non-technical peaks and the guarantee of a cheerful welcome from the Berber people. Spend the nights in comfortable riads and 4-star hotels, some of them with pools.
Discover unspoilt Crete while walking from the north to the south coast through beautiful areas that few tourists get to see. This tour will take you from Apokoronas via the Lefka Ora (White Mountains) to the beaches of the south coast, where you will walk through two of its most beautiful gorges: the Sfakia Gorge and the Aradhena Gorge.
This walking holiday in Crete includes a unique combination of hiking trails in the White Mountains that partially follow the E4 trail and will enable you to explore the most beautiful and versatile landscapes of Crete. The summits of Ginglios (1,980 m) and Pachnes (2,453 m) are the highlights, while the gorges of Samaria and Aradena offer some of the most impressive walking routes in Europe.
The Trails of Istria short break will take you to the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia. Visit Hum, the smallest town in the world and experience the spirit of the past in Motovun and Grožnjan. To get to know the best of Istria, walk through Učka Natural Park and, finally, round off this green adventure with the delicious flavours of indigenous Istrian delicacies and wines.
The first half of the full Rota Vicentina route goes through the beautiful Alentejo region. Our Alentejo Coastal and Historical Trails walking holiday in Portugal invites you to explore the unspoiled landscapes and seascapes of Portugal’s south-western coastline combining sections of the Fishermen’s and Historical routes.
The second half of the Rota Vicentina complete route goes through the beautiful Algarve region. Our Algarve Coastal and Historical Trails walking holiday in Portugal invites you to explore the unspoiled landscapes and seascapes of Portugal’s south-western coastline combining sections of the Fishermen’s and Historical routes.
Our Crete East Coast and Sitia Natural Park 10-day walking holiday in Crete will give you the opportunity to get to know Crete’s unknown gorges, fossil sites, caves full of legends and worship, karstic springs, plateaus and highlands, walking off the beaten track. Sitia Natural Park is a protected area for its biodiversity and is included in the Geopark Network of UNESCO.
While our core Corfu itineraries are available only in May, June, September and October, as most hotels along the Corfu Trail are closed from November till April, we developed this special walking programme available in early spring and late autumn. Being based in Corfu Town, you will enjoy four days of walking along the Corfu Trail with short daily return transfers to your hotel.