Month: November 2012

Breakaway’s A to Z of winter snow adventure.

Anyone can do it! Breakaway's winter cross country skiing, walking and snow shoeing tours are very much tailored towards people who have never tried this sort of holiday before. You don't need any special skills or previous experience and, best of all, you don't need to be an athlete or overly agile to have a great time!Beginners are by far our biggest customers, so we make sure some initial tuition…

Meet New Year’s Resolutions With New Overseas Walking, Cycling Tours

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Breakaway Adventures, a tour company that specializes in relaxed overseas getaways, offers a fun way to work toward New Year's fitness goals with five new walking and cycling trips to France, Italy and the French Caribbean. The new tours for 2006 offer travelers an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh, hike the French Alps, meander through the lavender fields of Provence, stroll along…

Take Fido for a Walk Through France

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- Breakaway Adventures, a tour company that specializes in relaxed overseas getaways, has made taking the dog for a walk a lot more interesting. The company is inviting pooches to join their "people" for three different walking tours through France. The High Alps Tour, an 11-day walk, is a great choice for hardier hounds. Based in the Chablais region on the Swiss border, owner and pet will…

Tours Let Travelers Celebrate Mozart While Cycling Through His Homeland

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - The hills are alive with the sounds of Mozart this year in honor of his 250th birthday, and Breakaway Adventures, a tour company that specializes in relaxed overseas getaways, offers travelers the chance to cycle those hills through an Austrian tour that follows in Mozart's footsteps. The company's nine-day Classic Salzburg Cycling tour takes travelers through the Austrian countryside from Mondsee to the waterfront village of…

Abbreviated Tours Give Busy Americans a “Taste” of Europe

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- A new option from Breakaway Adventures, www.breakaway-adventures.com, a tour company that specializes in relaxed overseas getaways, lets Americans with too little time on their hands walk or cycle portions of Europe in the span of only one workweek. Breakaway Adventures' is now offering "taster" tours -- five-day/four-night versions of some of their more popular walking and cycling tours through France and the Swiss Alps, which typically…

Travelers Play ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ on Dominica Walking Tour

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- A tour from Breakaway Adventures, www.breakaway-adventures.com, a company that specializes in relaxed overseas getaways, lets brave souls tread in the footsteps of real -- and Hollywood -- pirates of the Caribbean. On the Tropical Walk on Dominica tour, available beginning Nov. 17, guests visit the island of Dominica in the Caribbean where the new movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dean Man’s Chest,” opening July 7, was…

Breakaway Adventures Offers “Tour de France for Wimps” Cycling Tour

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- Americans can follow in the footsteps of their very own Floyd Landis, who won the Tour de France July 23, on a cycling tour from Breakaway Adventures, www.breakaway-adventures.com. The "Tour de France for Wimps" tour lets cyclists pedal the same streets of France as the "peloton," minus the breakneck speed, crashes and sore muscles. On the nine-day, eight-night Tour de France for Wimps tour, available through…

Forget Paris in the Springtime, Travel Europe in the Fall

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- You may have heard there's nothing quite like Paris in the springtime, but Breakaway Adventures, www.breakaway-adventures.com, a company that specializes in overseas walking and cycling tours, says autumn is actually the best time of year to take a European vacation. Not only does the company offer reduced rates for their walking and cycling tours throughout the fall months, airlines prices are often lower, as well. Autumn…

Where in the World is Gozo? Cycling Trip Offers Tour of Hidden Mediterranean Jewel Popular with Celebs, Filmmakers

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- A new cycling trip from Breakaway Adventures, a company that specializes in fully-supported independent walking and cycling tours, lets travelers explore a quiet, secluded Mediterranean island that has become a hot spot for filmmakers and celebrities, the likes of Sean Connery, Sharon Stone and Billy Connolly. On the tour, guests stay at several four and five star hotels, including the Five-Star Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz where…

Breakaway Adventures Offers Valentine’s Tours Fit for the Gods

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- Couples looking to fan the flames of love beyond chocolates and flowers this Valentine’s Day can follow in the footsteps of the Greek Goddess of Love Aphrodite (also known as Venus) on a walking or cycling tour through Cyprus, the Mediterranean island off the coast of Turkey that she called home. With Feb. 17, 2007 departures, the "Following Aphrodite’s Trail" walking and "Secrets of Cyprus Cycling"…

Cycling on Gozo Blog

Day 5 -- San Lawrenz to Hotel Ta Cenc Sunday, November 19, 2006 This was our final day of cycling and the final day of our tour, sadly. We decided to go off the route path a bit and take a new highway that's under construction, but open to bike traffic, to the main city on Gozo, Victoria. The ride was a quick one and it gave us plenty of…