Walking Holidays in April
Torres del Paine’s W Trek is celebrated by hikers as one of the most scenic trails in the world. An astonishing landscape of twisted volcanic peaks, tumbling glaciers and aquamarine lakes, it zigzags across the Cordillera del Paine.
Few know that Denmark has its own Camino route called Hærvejen (“The Army Road”, also known as “The Oxen Road”), which is the most famous hiking trail in the country. It was established in the Middle Ages as an important route for the transport of animals and goods, as well as for pilgrims and armies. Hærvejen was designated a European Cultural Route in 2010.
This centre-based walking holiday, unique to The Natural Adventure Company, offers an ideal way to explore the finest Lake District scenery, without changing hotels every day. You will spend five nights in a charming hotel in Keswick and devote the days to discovering the beauty of the Lake District on foot.
Camino Lebaniego is a walk back in time from the Green Coast of Spain to the mountain area of Picos de Europa, a mixture of pilgrimage route and mountain trek following an old branch of the Camino de Santiago.
Dive into the medieval atmosphere of the narrow streets and the buildings made from the local sandstone of some of the most popular medieval villages in Tuscany, such as Monteriggioni and San Gimignano along the famous Via Francigena.
Explore the fjords of Calanques where gleaming white limestone cliffs form a stark contrast with the deep blue sky and the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. Finish in style in Aix en Provence and climb the Sainte Victoire mountain, immortalized in the paintings of Cézanne.
The Golden Isles are a pristine walker’s paradise located off the Provençal Var coast, inviting you to discover a rich littoral nature and offering more 300 days of sunshine per year.
Experience the D-Day landing beaches and retrace the steps of those who gave their lives for the liberation of Europe, taking in Sword Beach, Juno Beach, Gold Beach, Omaha Beach and Utah Beach. This is a hike of remembrance, but also of pleasure, as you walk along beautiful cliff-side and beach trails.
Follow ancient Pyrenean trails through lush valleys, stunning gorges, rolling hills and charming villages in the shadow of mysterious Cathar castles and snow-peaked mountains. In the evenings enjoy delicious regional cuisine and robust local wines, taking in the highlights of the Cathar country.
Follow ancient Pyrenean trails through lush valleys, stunning gorges, rolling hills and charming villages in the shadow of mysterious Cathar castles and snow-peaked mountains. In the evenings enjoy delicious regional cuisine and robust local wines, and spend the overnights in characterful accommodations.
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 the Dordogne and Vézère valleys in style, walking amidst the stunning landscapes of the Périgord Noir and taking in the towering strongholds of Beynac, Castelnaud and Domme. Indulge yourself in the region’s gastronomy and terrific local wines, spending the nights in stylish 3 and 4-star hotels.