Tips & advice, Walking

So many ways to walk the Tour du Mont Blanc

22 Feb , 2017  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a bucket-list hike for many walkers and rightly so. The 170km tour, with 10km of ascent and descent, follows a stunningly scenic route around the Mont Blanc massif and through France, Italy and Switzerland. The Tour du Mont Blanc is a classic route but it is a challenging hike […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice

The Perfect Place

15 Feb , 2017  

You have the ring but haven’t yet figured out the location? Over the years we have seen Alpine proposals, hiking honeymoons and even marriages on the Coast to Coast! It seems romance and adventure go hand in hand, so why not let Macs Adventure help with the marriage proposal, after all it’s a moment you and […]

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Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Romantic walking & cycling tours

14 Feb , 2017  

With love in the air this week as we celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are six of our favourite romantic walking and cycling tours. Bicycles made for two A tandem cycle tour must surely be one of the most romantic ways to enjoy an active holiday as a couple. Choose a flatter, more leisurely route and […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Why 2017 is the year to visit India…

3 Feb , 2017  

India has always been a wonderful place to visit with amazing cultural, religious and spiritual experiences. The landscape and cuisine only add to the appeal for adventurous travellers. Here we reveal why 2017 might well be the best year ever for you to go. We also listed India as one of five top destinations for […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal for Beginners

3 Feb , 2017  

My name is Hellen and I work for AbenteuerWege Reisen, Macs Adventure’s sister company here in Germany. I recently took some time off work to visit a country I have been wanting to visit for a long time – Nepal. It is definitely one of the most beautiful and interesting countries I have visited and I […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Discover the life and work of Robert Burns in Scotland

27 Jan , 2017  

January is a special month for fans of Robert Burns. His birthday, on January 25, celebrates his life and work and many people enjoy a Burns Supper of haggis, as well as toasting the memory of Scotland’s most famous poet with a dram of whisky. If you want to find out more about Rabbie Burns […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

18 things to know about Robert Burns

24 Jan , 2017  

This week, on Wednesday January 25, the birthday of Scotland’s most famous poet Robert Burns is celebrated with Burns Night. The traditional supper includes a meal of haggis, neeps and tatties, whisky and reciting poetry written by the 18th century poet. Here we reveal 18 interesting facts about Robert Burns. 1 Robert Burns was born […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Nine European foodie highlights

20 Jan , 2017  

Trying new foods and discovering the traditional dishes of different countries is a highlight for many holidaymakers. Fortunately, if you are on a walking or cycling holiday you can enjoy these meals guilt free because you will be burning extra calories with each day’s activity. We take you on a whistle-stop tour of some of […]

Cycling, Tips & advice

10 great trends in a 21st century cycling revolution

13 Jan , 2017  

Cycling has become far more popular in the 21st century with a wealth of exciting trends. We reveal some of the most notable changes. 1) There is no shame in being a MAMIL (a Middle Aged Man in Lycra). Indeed, these male cyclists represent one of the largest growth areas in cycling in the last […]

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Cycling, Macs Bike, Tips & advice

How to prepare for your first road cycling holiday

10 Jan , 2017  

Cycling is fast growing in popularity, with many more people joining the revolution of recent years and using a bicycle as a mode of transport: whether for commuting to the office, to keep fit or for holiday tours. Macs Bike sell a range of cycling tours, from family friendly cycling holidays to mountain biking trips to road cycling […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Celebrating the Bicycle: 4 Cycling Holidays for 2017

9 Jan , 2017  

2017 marks the bicentenary of the bike and here at Macs Adventure we’ll always be grateful to the innovator who came up with the earliest incarnation of the bicycle. More recently, bicycles are getting comfier, Ebikes are readily available and cycling holidays are growing in popularity. We have built a range of itineraries for those looking for an […]

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Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

How to Get Fit for a Walking Holiday in 2017

6 Jan , 2017  

Walking is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to get fit – and offers an excellent way to enjoy a holiday with friends or family. If you are keen to book a walking holiday in 2017, the New Year is a great time to pledge to get a little fitter and enjoy more […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Lesser Known Long Distance Walks

3 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are heading high into the mountains or along the coast, a long distance walk is an opportunity to spend quality time with close friends or family in awe-inspiring and ever-changing scenery. Below are some popular long distance walks along with some lesser known, but equally as impressive alternatives for those people looking for a challenge. West Highland Way → Great […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Our Top 5 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

30 Dec , 2016  

There are 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK which cover almost 1/5 of the landmass. These areas of land are protected for a number of reasons including for scientific interest but primarily because of the high quality of landscape and opportunities for recreational activity. We select our top 5 self guided […]