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The Natural Adventure Company | Walking Holidays in Europe

Self Guided Walking Holidays in Europe

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Our holiday information pack offers detailed guidance for planning your specific trip. Below are the general considerations related to planning your trip with The Natural Adventure Company.

Passports and visas

A number of the countries in this region are now EU members and do not require UK citizens to carry entry visas. For detailed up-to-date travel advice, UK citizens should visit the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office website before departure:

Travel advice

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and National Travel Health Network and Centre have up-to-date advice on staying safe and healthy abroad.

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information check and follow @FCOtravel and

Travel insurance

World Nomads LogoTravel insurance is compulsory and it is essential to provide evidence of appropriate cover. We have teamed up with World Nomads to offer you adequate cover at a great value from a reputable insurer, and it takes only a few minutes to buy online.


No vaccinations are required for most of the countries in which we operate. Detailed health advisories and updates on specific destinations are available on

What to bring

We recommend that you travel as light as possible – airlines might charge you an extra fee, and during ground transfers, the place might be limited. Ideally, you should bring one piece of luggage weighing not more than 25 kg (to be checked in) and a daily pack (15 – 20 l rucksack) for your daily essentials (snacks, drinking water, camera, etc).

Below is a non-exclusive list of what you should bring to any trip. More detailed info will be included in your holiday information pack. If you need further advice, please contact us or a reputable outdoor retailer.

  • Good hiking boots
  • Hiking socks
  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Packable waterproof and windproof jacket with hood
  • Synthetic mid layer or warm fleece
  • Trainers and/or sandals – to relax and wear inside accommodation
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)

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