Month: January 2016

Following in the Footsteps of Picasso

We're pleased to announce the launch of a NEW guided walking tour,  Following in the Footsteps of Picasso in the Terra Alta region of Spain's Southern Catalunya region. Largely unknown to tourism, the Terra Alta (High Land) is a region of lush forests, stunning rock formations, vineyards and farmland; all leading us to breathtaking panoramas over the Els Ports Mountains and the River Ebro as it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.  The…

7 Brand NEW Cycling tours for 2016!

With more than 18 years' experience in hand-crafting relaxed active holidays, Breakaway continues to grow, improve and extend its range of unique cycling choices! Breakaway's 2016 CYCLING HOLIDAYS program is an exciting mix of pancake-flat routes (perfect for families and first-timers), gentle climbs and more challenging ascents rewarded by the most incredible of views. Tours - which range from 6-10 nights - are either single center, or follow self-guided hotel-to-hotel itineraries…

The Guadeloupe Islands: Direct Flights from the USA!

[caption id="attachment_1087" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Exploring the French Caribbean Walk[/caption] We've offered walking tours to the Guadeloupe Islands in the French Caribbean for a number of years, but only recently (Dec 1) could you fly direct from the USA.  Believe it or not, the only routing available previously was to fly to Pointe-à-Pitre via Paris.  We even offered stopover hotels in Paris as part of the tour package.  You could also fly via Puerto…

Introducing 4 NEW walking tours for 2016!

For 2016/17, Breakaway continues to offer a mix of both small group guided (typically 4-16 guests per tour) and self-guided walking choices. For travelers looking to enjoy the camaraderie offered by meeting like-minded walkers, a guided trip is usually the recommended option - it also provides the best opportunity to learn about a region (flora & fauna, history & culture etc) from an expert, hugely knowledgeable, local leader. A self-guided…