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Sicily: Ragusa, Siracusa & Mt Etna

Sicily: Ragusa, Siracusa & Mt Etna

Fontanarossa Airport, Catania, Italy for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Sicily's pathways are timeless from the uplands of Ragusa, the gorge of Cava d'Ispica and the stunning Greek legacy in Siracusa, to Taormina where Roman nobility built their villas.Walking in sight of the sea almost every day we hike Mount Etna's smoldering flanks, stroll the shore front in Siracusa, once a capital of Classical antiquity, and enjoy spectacular birdlife and coastal walking in the Vendicari Nature Reserve.And the food!  Try arancino - a meal-in-itself golden rice ball - for lunch,… more

Offered May, October
Exertion level: 5
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Vienna to Prague

Vienna to Prague

City Air Terminal, Austria near Vienna, Austria for 8 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Discover the modern spirit of the new Czech Republic against the historic landscape of one of Europe's oldest countries.Crossing the border from Austria, we discover a land of rural villages rich in folklore and tradition, wooded hills, rare flowers and tranquil lakes. We marvel at Baroque architecture and meander through majestic landscaped parkland.We explore the unspoilt town of Cesky Krumlov and sample the beer in one of the oldest breweries in Europe.Our trip ends in the vibrant capital city of… more

Offered June, July, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Coast of Maine: Camden & Acadia

Coast of Maine: Camden & Acadia

Portland International Airport for 6 Days • from $2,495* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

There are only two places on the US East Coast where mountains flank the coast; Camden, Maine and Acadia National Park. So it's a natural for our Maine walk to focus on these two jewels.Setting off in Camden, 'Jewel of the Coast', we discover the land and light of New England that inspired America's first great artists. We explore unspoiled Acadia National Park, trek through the pine trees of Cathedral Woods and encounter spectacular views from Ragged Mountain. At Beauchamp… more

Offered October
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Tuscany Gardens & Gourmet

Tuscany Gardens & Gourmet

Borgo Pretale, Sovicille, Italy for 7 Days • Contact provider for price

Provider: The Wayfarers

The one-time breadbasket of ancient Rome, Tuscany today retains its culinary credentials expressed through simplicity, wisdom and instinctive good taste.Our walks encompassing fragrant gardens, villas, farms, vineyards, and ancient woodlands are interspersed with trattoria lunches and a special lunch with local produce such as prosciutto and cheeses at the private Castello di Celsa.The palate will be further tempted with other tastings of olive oil, honey and the famous Chianti wines while the highlight of the week promises to be a… more

Offered June, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Innsbruck to Salzburg

Innsbruck to Salzburg

Rail Station, Austria near Innsbruck, Austria for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Experience the essence of the Alps with this colorful trip through Austria, exploring some of Europe's most panoramic landscapes.Starting with the famous sporting sights of Innsbruck, we journey through alpine forests and traditional villages, across flower-strewn meadows with views of snowy mountain peaks. We travel in cable cars and on mountain railways; we hear Tyrolean music and sample the hearty local cooking, explore magnificent palaces and walk the shores of the dramatic Schwarzsee, or Black Lake.A popular highlight is the… more

Offered June
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 15 people
Must form your own group? No

The Loire - River of the Kings

The Loire - River of the Kings

Railway Station, France near Saumur, France for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

The Loire, France's most fabled river, is our companion for this seven-day Walk through the historic garden of France.  Crossing undulating countryside and fertile riverbanks, we encounter a royal abbey, privately owned châteaux, vineyards and orchards, underground passageways and troglodyte caves. We dine on traditional local produce, visit a mushroom farm, sample the sparkling and still wines of Saumur, play locals at the ancient game of boules de fort and enjoy a delightful dinner on board a traditional barge on… more

Offered June, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

The Historic Dordogne

The Historic Dordogne

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Discover 15,000 years of French history as we walk the Dordogne, one of France's most beautiful and unspoilt regions.Setting off from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, where 'Cro-Magnon man', one of the earliest modern humans, was first discovered, we explore an ancient world of caves, historic castles, lush farmland and elegant châteaux. We take a boat along the Dordogne River, visit cliff-side villages, dine in majestic surroundings and wonder at the perfectly preserved prehistoric cave paintings of Grottes de Font-de-Gaume.We also visit Les… more

Offered June, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

N Ireland - The Giants Causeway & Donegal

N Ireland - The Giants Causeway & Donegal

Rathmullan, Ireland for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Enjoy two Irelands for the price of one as our Northern Ireland walk is enhanced this year with a visit to Londonderry, one of the finest walled cities in Europe and UK City of Culture in 2013, and a two night visit to Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, including a relaxed day's walking on Doagh Island (now a peninsula) and a visit to the Famine folk museum.The delights of Antrim and its coast encompass some of the UK's finest… more

Offered July, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Mallorca Bike Tour

Mallorca Bike Tour

Palma airport, Spain near Palma, Spain for 6 Days • from $4,995* per person

Provider: DuVine Adventures (3 testimonials)

Mallorca is every cyclist’s dream. Around every bend on this remote Mediterranean island off the Spanish coast, some of the world’s most magnificent vistas greet you. And what better way to explore these magnificent views than on a bike tour with DuVine?On these virtually traffic-free roads, we’ll cycle through sunny landscapes that are at once serene and remarkably dramatic. Neat rows of orange groves are nestled amidst vast plains, perfect for the beginner cyclist. Up for a challenge? Then join… more

Offered March-November
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Puglia Bike Tour

Puglia Bike Tour

Brindisi Airport, Brindisi, Italy for 6 Days • from $4,395* per person

Provider: DuVine Adventures (3 testimonials)

Unravel Italy’s best kept secret – Puglia – on a bike tour with DuVine Adventures. Truly an undiscovered gem, Italy’s “heel” boasts some of the most beautiful cycling roads in the world. With the Adriatic Sea to our east and Ionian to our west, we’ll bicycle panoramic routes through endless olive groves, and lush vineyards that drop to pristine coasts riddled with sea caves. Much of Puglia seems to have ignored the passage of time, as we’ll witness during rides… more

Offered April-October
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle

Plymouth Airport, United Kingdom for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Live like a Lord and join us for six sumptuous nights at Pentillie, reserved exclusively for The Wayfarers. The elegantly restored Pentillie Castle (built 1698) on the banks of the Tamar River, which forms the border between Devon and Cornwall, provides a springboard for visiting the pick of the best features in both counties.The week encompasses a tour of historic Plymouth (Pilgrim Fathers, Spanish Armada), coastal walking, wild walking on atmospheric Dartmoor (home of the Hound of the Baskervilles) and… more

Offered September, October
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Pembrokeshire Coast

Pembrokeshire Coast

Haverfordwest Rail Station, United Kingdom for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Poetry and motion are the key words for this new Welsh walk that blends literature and landscape in a novel format.After days of varied but always breathtaking scenery on parts of the 186-mile Pembrokeshire coast path we dine with Gillian Clarke, the Welsh Poet Laureate whose award-winning works have been inspired by local land and seascapes.The coast path offers great variety from rugged cliff tops to sheltered coves, spacious beaches and lazy estuaries, while the hand of Man is evident… more

Offered July, August
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Alsace

Alsace

Airport near Strasbourg, France for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Alsace offers distinctive cultural, viticultural, and gastronomic experiences developed through centuries of ping-pong domination between France and Germany.Today, the unique historic blend provides the walking visitor with unsurpassed richness and diversity from fairy-tale landscapes including pastel-painted villages, Europe's highest concentration of feudal castles to the distinctive Franco-Germanic cuisine and wines.We walk along part of the famous Alsace Wine Trail, visit a medieval fortress with spectacular views to the Black Forest in Germany, and trek along forest tracks near Obernai and… more

Offered June, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

The Dolomites

The Dolomites

Rail Station, Italy near Bolzano, Italy for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2009, the Dolomites in the northern Italian Alps offer walkers, who enjoy a moderate degree of challenge, some of the world's finest and most distinctive mountain landscapes.This new Wayfarers' walk in wild country of exceptional natural beauty is within sight of 9840-feet (3000-meter) high snow-capped peaks, pink-hued rock steeples, vertical walls, sheer cliffs, and long, narrow, and deep valleys, as we explore high pastures, forest trails and gentle riverside walks.Highlights include lunches at… more

Offered June, August
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Sicily ~ Agrigento, Marsala & The Isle Of Mozia

Sicily ~ Agrigento, Marsala & The Isle Of Mozia

Palermo Airport, Cinisi, Italy for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Greeks, Arabs, Romans and Bourbons fought over Sicily for centuries and all left their mark on the food, the people and the architecture that we see today.We visit the ruins of Greek temples in the storied Segesta and Selinunte and our hotel in Agrigento has stunning views of the temple of Concordia. Walks take us to the mountain-top town of Erice and along the coastal paths of the Zingaro Nature Reserve, so remote that pack horses are used to carry… more

Offered May, October
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Jane Austen Country

Jane Austen Country

Airport near Steventon, Basingstoke, United Kingdom for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

One of English literature's best-loved authors, Jane Austen, wittily observed preindustrial English society from a sheltered and gentrified family life in Hampshire.The literary walk of her lifetime takes us to many of her haunts, including Steventon where her father was Rector, and the gentle rolling countryside that forms the backdrop to much of her work. A walk through rich meadows and snug valleys, handsome estates and civilized landscapes intersperses two visits to Chawton, where Jane moved at the age of… more

Offered July, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

The Bronte Trail

The Bronte Trail

Railway Station, Station Road, Keighley, United Kingdom for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Walking Tour of Yorkshire and Derbyshire, the lands that inspired 'Jane Eyre'.Wild, heather-clad moorland, ruined farmhouses and the remote parsonage where the young Brontës' creativity was nurtured make a stark, striking backdrop to this Walk in one of Britain's most evocative literary landscapes.In Yorkshire we explore Haworth village and the Brontë Parsonage Museum, trek to Top Withens Farm (Wuthering Heights), walk along the Pennine Way and learn more about the Brontës ' lives at a pre-dinner talk by expert Ann… more

Offered June, September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Suffolk Coast & Cambridge

Suffolk Coast & Cambridge

Saxmundham Rail Station, United Kingdom for 7 Days • from $3,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Landscapes that leap from the palettes of John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, idyllic English villages, and medieval churches will fully repay the explorer walking by lazy streams, over gentle undulations, salt marshes, and shingle shores beneath Suffolk's open skies.We visit Aldeburgh, home for many years of composer Benjamin Britten and of the eponymous international music festival. We walk in a national nature reserve and step back in time in villages of half-timbered homes and moated manor houses.A river trip takes… more

Offered July
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

Le Pays Basque

Le Pays Basque

Airport, France near Ainhoa, France for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

Ideally situated in the South West of France and North West of Spain at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains and on the Atlantic seaboard, the Basque-country has kept its superb natural environment, unspoiled and jealously guarded by its proud inhabitants.The coastal paths meander beside endless stretches of golden sand, in sight of the Atlantic surf. The untamed beauty of this wild coast is interspersed with sophisticated Basque cities with their heady mix of port and beach life. On the… more

Offered May, October
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No

USA - Grand Canyon, Bryce & Zion

USA - Grand Canyon, Bryce & Zion

Airport near St. George, UT, United States for 7 Days • from $2,895* per person

Provider: The Wayfarers

The sheer immensity of the canyons and the vistas of mountains, forests, cliffs and lakes are awe-inspiring. Here, the West has always been Wild - famous outlaws Butch Cassidy and Billy the Kid once rode the range.Carved by eons of wind, water and geological upheaval, the rocks, spires and pinnacles of Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyons cast a spell of magical light, brilliant color and deep shadows.We catch the dawn sunrise in Bryce Canyon; hike up to Watchman Trail… more

Offered September
Exertion level: 4
Boutique accommodations
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? No