Tips & advice

The Macs Way

12 Mar , 2017  

Macs Adventure care

We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, rest assured that the team that you deal with online or over the phone regularly go the extra mile to ensure anyone going on a walking or cycling tour with Macs Adventure is feeling prepared and in a position to get the most out of their trip. Read […]

Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Packing Checklists: Don’t go walking or cycling without…

12 Mar , 2017  

There is no “definitive” packing list for a walking or cycling holiday. After all, everyone is different, and we celebrate difference! Our team however do have a lot of experience wrestling with suitcases, rummaging in rucksacks, and making a few packing faux-pas, so we’ve collaborated some of their top tips here. Hopefully this will give […]

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Macs Adventure, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Fran

8 Mar , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work in the marketing department, helping to co-ordinate email newsletters, social media activity and website content amongst other things. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? I’d have to say a trip to Iceland to […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

Top tips to prepare for an adventure holiday

8 Mar , 2017  

If you have not been on a walking or cycling holiday before you might have a few worries and questions about how to prepare for the adventure trip. Or perhaps you are stepping up a grade or going on an adventure tour where you have not been before. We bring you a wealth of tips […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

Wales or Ireland?

8 Mar , 2017  

The view from the top of Croagh Patrick

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Wales v Ireland   Wales: The Best of Pembrokeshire Hidden away in the far south west corner […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Italy or France?

8 Mar , 2017  

Calanches de Piana

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v France   Italy: Bonassola & The Cinque Terre Walk between stunning locations, swim in the […]

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Discovery, Drive & hike, Walking

England or Scotland?

8 Mar , 2017  

The Peak District

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Scotland   England: The Peak District The first area to be designated a national park […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Health & Fitness

6 of the Best Free Cycling Apps

7 Mar , 2017  

If you own a bike, the chances are you’re also a fan of technology, gadgets or puncture repair kits. The world of bike-tech is moving fast: From the material used in the construction of the frame to E-bikes to the wearable technology and other accessories now flooding the market (see smart helmets), there’s plenty for […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff

Life at our all new Skypark Macs HQ

7 Mar , 2017  

What’s the best way to discover the world? Travel is changing, and as independent adventure travel specialists we offer immersive cultural experiences in the form of active holidays for people who are interested in the world around them. At Macs Adventure, we firmly believe human-powered travel is the best way to see and discover the world […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice, Walking

The best of food and drink in Tuscany

3 Mar , 2017  

Many people enjoy trying new foods on holiday – and Italy is one of the best places in Europe to discover a wonderful array of gourmet delights. And one of the great things about a walking or cycling holiday is that you can enjoy more food and drink with far less concern about the calories. We […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Discover the Highlights of Tuscany

3 Mar , 2017  

The Italian region of Tuscany is located at the heart of the beautiful and historic country. It is much loved for its famous cities, picturesque towns and villages and also boasts a diverse variety of gourmet treats and landscapes. We reveal some of the highlights of this very special region. Cities and towns to visit in Tuscany […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

5 Walking Tours in Italy for 2017

2 Mar , 2017  

Siena, Tuscany

If you are looking to visit Italy in 2017 you may want to consider one of our new Italian itineraries, starting in the north of the country and heading southward we have added a range of new trips based around Italy’s lakes, a classic Tuscan tour loaded with culture and a week of stunning views & indulgence on […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Via Francigena

1 Mar , 2017  

iew of Rome from Riserva Naturale di Monte Marion the Via Francigena.

The Via Francigena is an ancient pilgrimage route which, since medieval times, has connected Canterbury in the southeast of England to Rome. Macs Adventure’s take on the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Alps on the Swiss border before taking pilgrims on an exhilarating tour through the unique Italian regions. The full Italian […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

England or Italy?

24 Feb , 2017  

St Michaels Mount

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Italy   England: Cornwall – Padstow to St Michael’s Mount The Padstow to St Michael’s […]

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