As summer is coming to a close, undoubtedly your head will be turning to next year’s adventures, so where’s next to check off the bucket list?
While we’re always introducing new tours to our program, there are some clear favorites among our guests. If you are looking for some inspiration for your travel plans in 2019, then maybe one of our top 6 most popular walking tours will peak your interest.
But don’t wait too long, early booking is advised to these favored destinations!
Our top 6 most popular walking tours
The Piedmont region offers superb walking in truly undiscovered, yet highly sophisticated Italy. This rich and fertile land produces some of Italy’s finest food and wine; all complemented by our carefully picked hotels.
• From $2,305 pp
#2 Classic Swiss Alps Walk
• From $1,405 pp
The charming sub-tropical paradise of Madeira is a spectacular explosion of exotic colors that stand out beautifully against the deep blue of the surround Atlantic. It is a dream for nature lovers with a varied landscape of fertile vineyard, coastal pathways and the local levada – a network of water channels.
• From $1,705 pp
Our 8 day group, guided walk offers superb walking in Italy’s most spectacular
• From $1,815 pp
Often described as ‘the land of great art and good living’, Burgundy is one of France’s most thriving regions.
Renaissance châteaux, medieval villages and castles stand proudly among the lush
UNESCO vineyards and rolling green hills.• From $2,095 pp
• Continental breakfast and gastronomic evening meals
• 6 nights accommodations in a selection of superb **** hotels
• Route directions & maps
• Luggage transfers between hotels
#6 Walking on Gozo – Calypso’s Isle
Gozo is the second largest of the Maltese islands in the Med, yet at only 9mi by 4.5mi at its widest point, nowhere in Gozo is too far away, making it the ideal choice for a self-guided walking tour.• From $1,425 pp
• 7 nights accommodations at the secluded 5***** Hotel Ta’Cenc
• Buffet breakfasts and all evening meals
• Route directions & maps
Timeless Tuscany or Perfect Piedmont?
The sophisticated Piedmont region of northern Italy and timeless Tuscany in the heart of Italy are two of our most popular walking and cycling destinations.
As well as the breathtaking landscapes coming to life, including the grapes growing on the vines in Piedmont, during the summer there are many festivals to enjoy. Meanwhile, in the Chianti region of Tuscany, the Via Francigena is alive with bright sunflowers and fragrant apple orchards, and olive groves glisten in the sunlight.
Here are our highlights of each region.
“I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.”
– Elton John
Art Cities, gorgeous landscapes, wine and charming towns and villages all add up to be the quintessential Tuscany experience.
• Explore the unspoiled Chianti countryside and visit the world-famous ‘Super Tuscans’: Florence, with its Renaissance architecture; Pisa, birthplace of Galileo Galilei, and medieval Siena.
Wine and vineyards, breathtaking views, enchanting hilltop towns and unparalleled gastronomy top the list of reasons to visit Piedmont.
• Producing two of the world’s best red wines, Barolo and Barbaresco, taste your way through the region’s fine vineyards. There is a frisson to walking between rows of sun-smooched vines, with their grapes visibly plumping in the swelter.