Singles Walking Holidays
Most of our walking holidays are available for solo walkers. However here we’ve picked up some which we think are especially suitable for single travellers. These are itineraries where you are either likely to meet fellow walkers along the trail or get some time for yourself, but they are always:
- Located in areas with good safety record
- Well waymarked and the chance of getting lost is minimal
Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes. Salzkammergut lies to the east of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, in the shadow of the Dachstein Summit (2,995 m).
Take a short walking break to explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes. Salzkammergut lies to the east of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, in the shadow of the Dachstein Summit (2,995 m).
The Altmühltal Panorama Trail (Altmühltal-Panoramaweg) follows the Altmühl River from Gunzenhausen to Kelheim through meadows and valleys dotted with junipers and beautiful rock formations. Along the route you will find historic cities, ancient castles and many Celtic and Roman ruins.
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 charming 4-star hotels.
Discover the hidden trails of the Amalfi Coast, visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii and enjoy a stunning walk around the crater edge of Mount Vesuvius. This tour takes in all the famous coastal villages, but you will also walk through real and untouched mountain scenery and picturesque countryside.
The Camino Espiritual, also known as the Arousa Sea Route or Translatio Route, is a beautiful trail, taking pilgrims through quaint coastal villages, lush forest tracks, vineyards, sandy beaches and ancient monasteries following an alternative route to the classic Camino Portugues.
Walk the last 100 km of the classic French Way (Camino Frances) of the Camino from Saria to Santiago (the minimum required to earn your Compostela). Traverse the undulating landscapes of Galicia and reward your efforts in Santiago de Compostela, the heart and hub of all pilgrimages on the Way of St James.
Walk the last 100 km of the classic French Way (Camino Frances) of the Camino from Saria to Santiago (the minimum required to earn your Compostela). Available from 1 November till 31 March.
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.
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.
Discover the charming Moselle and Saar scenery walking along old Roman roads and reach Trier with its lively old town. Spend the evenings immersing yourself in the region’s wine culture and cuisine. You can optionally extend your holiday to include an unforgettable boat trip and a walk taking in the highlights of the Eifel Trail.
Discover numerous fairy-tale hilltop castles as you follow the Rheinsteig hiking trail. Walk on panoramic footpaths through vineyards, deep gorges and mystical forests where the legend of Loreley still lives, and reach the old town of Koblenz. Along the way, cosy taverns invite you to sample the first-class local Riesling wines.
This easy to moderate walking holiday will let you explore at a leisurely pace the lakes and valleys of Slovakia’s highest mountain range. On your route, you may encounter chamois, the symbol of the High Tatras. Finish your trip at Spisska Nova with some walking in the beautiful Slovak Paradise national park.
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.
The Aravis massif is a hidden gem, rising between the Rhône Valley to the West and the Mont Blanc range to the East. The range is footed by old farming villages, famous among the locals for their artisanal cheese production. The tour ends with a beautiful arrival at Lake Annecy, one of the most spectacular panoramas in the Alps.
Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into blue glacial lakes. Off the beaten track, you will explore the quieter, idyllic side of Salzkammergut as you walk through small traditional villages, then take in the vibrant Bad Ischl, passing by beautiful lakes and through impressive high passes.
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.
Walk the last 100 km of the Camino Portugués from Tui to Santiago de Compostela – the minimum required to earn your Compostela. This final section of the walk takes you through the region of Galicia in Northern Spain to Santiago for a unique experience you’ll treasure forever.
The Coastal Way (Caminho da Costa) is a quieter but equally impressive alternative route to the traditional central way of the Portuguese Camino. Starting from beautiful Porto, you will follow the rugged Atlantic coastline and the sandy beaches of Northern Portugal and Galicia, taste delicious seafood and wine, and stay in tiny fishing villages.
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.
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.
Our Slovakian Alps: High Tatras self guided walking holiday lets you explore Slovakia’s highest mountain range, which is also the first Slovak national park established in 1949. There are numerous valleys, glacial lakes called pleso, and mountain peaks; accommodation is in comfortable hand-picked 3 and 4-star hotels.
The West Highland Way is Scotland’s most popular long distance walking route. It stretches 96 miles (154 km) from Milngavie to Fort William, taking in some of the best scenery in Scotland. Enjoy some moderate walking along the beautiful Loch Lomond and through a highland landscape across Rannoch Moo to reach the town of Fort William.
On the Classic Zugspitze Circuit you will start from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and make a full loop around the base of Germany’s highest mountain, following panoramic trails through beautiful scenery and traditional Alpine towns and villages. The walks are easy to moderate, up to five hours per day.
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.
Rota Vicentina: Fishermen’s Trail Highlights includes the coastal part of Portugal’s famous Rota Vicentina long distance trail. It follows some of the best preserved coastline in Europe through the beautiful national park in the Alentejo region. Well-signposted paths will take you along impressive cliffs, down to deserted beaches and secret sandy coves, accessible only on foot.
The Coastal Trails of Alentejo and Algarve invite you to explore the unspoilt landscapes and seascapes of Portugal’s south-western coastline, the Costa Vicentina, where virgin beaches and dramatic cliffs are washed by the ocean. Enjoy secluded sandy beaches reachable only on foot, comfortable accommodations and fresh seafood on this easy to moderate walking holiday in Portugal.
Take the best walks on Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast, while staying in comfortable 3-star hotels. Our Amalfi Coast short walking break takes in four days of walking and you will be based for two nights in Amalfi/Atrani and for two nights in Positano.
Explore on foot the best parts of Saxon Switzerland in Germany and Bohemian Switzerland in Czechia. Part of the route follows the Malerweg (Painters Trail). You will reach famous sights such as the Bastei viewpoint and bridge near Rathen, the Königstein Fortress and Pravčická Brána, the biggest natural rock arch in Europe.