Camino, Walking

Highlight route: Camino Portugués

13 Apr , 2017  

Camino Portugues | Macs Adventure

European pilgrimage walking holidays are popular, which means they can be busy at the height of the season. There are, however, routes that are less travelled, such as the Camino Portugués (or Portuguese Camino). No less inspiring than other busier pilgrimage routes, the Camino Portugués, leaves the vibrant capital city of Lisbon to head north […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Meghan

13 Apr , 2017  

John Muir Statue in Yosemite National Park | Macs Adventure

The team here at Macs Adventure continues to grow, yup, this is a company that not only goes places but is going places too…keep an eye on the careers pages on our website for current vacancies.  Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I help the finance department with whatever they […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Sintra Coastal & Heritage Trails

12 Apr , 2017  

Walking in Sintra | Macs Adventure

Discover the historic delights of Sintra, the UNESCO World Heritage Site that sits in the foothills of the Sintra Mountains where Moorish- and Manueline-style architecture comes together to form the impressive Sintra National Palace. Our Adventure of the Week, Sintra Coastal & Heritage Trails follows stunning inland and coastal trails through the Sintra-Cascais National Park. […]

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Camino, Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

Seven Holidays for a 2017 Bucket List

7 Apr , 2017  

Many people have a bucket list of places to see and holidays to take. Whether you write it down in an important place or maintain it in your head, the chances are you move places around every so often to accommodate new ideas and suggestions. Here we reveal some of our top 2017-bucket list walking holidays. The […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Full Camino: St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago

6 Apr , 2017  

There are a few pilgrimage trails that are known the world over – the Kumano Kodo in Japan or the Inca Trail in Peru are notable examples – but in terms of notoriety and popularity the Camino de Santiago is the king of the pilgrimage trails. Read on to learn more about the full Camino de […]

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Macs Adventure

Escalator to be Installed at the Devil’s Staircase in 2019 – West Highland Way News

1 Apr , 2017  

The Devil’s Staircase is a notoriously steep and rocky section of the West Highland Way between Glen Coe and Kinlochleven, crossing the Aonach Eagach ridge. The name is pretty foreboding, but as many of our team will testify it’s not as bad as it sounds! A challenge, yes, but a really superb “I’ve made it” moment and […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

6 Great Cycling Holidays – Something to Suit Every Cyclist

31 Mar , 2017  

The world looks better from the seat of a bicycle. There’s no better way to watch the world go by than gliding along on two wheels, and travel experiences don’t get much better. If the 200th birthday of the bike in 2017 isn’t enough inspiration for you to get on that saddle, the Macs Bike […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Why the Danube is great for first-time cycling holidays

30 Mar , 2017  

The River Danube traces a route of some 1800 miles through the heart of Europe via the countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. On the banks of this beautiful and winding river is the popular Danube Cycle Path. It’s a great destination for people who are new to cycling abroad or to cycling […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Romania’s Danube Delta by Bike & Boat

28 Mar , 2017  

Cycling and sailing the UNESCO world heritage site and wildlife paradise of Romania’s Danube Delta, this week’s feature adventure is a real gem for anyone interested in bird-life, or simply interested in enjoying life! In a nutshell Wildlife, wilderness, and Romanian culture & history on a bike tour and river cruise combined. Distance: 147km Cycling over […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Things you Might not Know about the South West Coast Path

28 Mar , 2017  

Lulworth South West Coast Path

A true English treasure, the South West Coast Path is 630 miles of some of the finest and most iconic seascapes in Britain, with all the charm and heritage of rural England and cool coastal vibes. Here are a few fun facts about one of our favourite trails… 1. If you walk the entire 630 mile route […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Discover: Spain’s fabulous ferias

23 Mar , 2017  

In spring, many towns in southern Spanish celebrate with a colourful festival, or feria. If you enjoy traditional events, this could be a good time to book a walking or cycling holiday to the region of Andalucia. We reveal more about the annual extravaganza. The most famous fair is the Feria de Abril in the […]

Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My 4 Must-Go Routes or Regions for Adventure in Spain

23 Mar , 2017  

As a bit of a travel addict, it is definitely a testament to Spain that I have returned over and over again to enjoy the vast variety of experiences and adventures on offer. Although I’ve enjoyed many attributes of this wonderful country, I still have a long list of places to visit! Here are some of my […]

#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure

7 Photos that will make you book a flight to Spain!

22 Mar , 2017  

One of the most passionate, friendly, and culturally rich countries anywhere in the world, Spain has an adventure waiting for all. With landscapes to die for, it’s no wonder the Spanish people celebrate their lands (and the bounties of food and wine it provides) so regularly. This country loves a Fiesta! The people and the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Land of the Conquistadors: Cycling the Paradors

22 Mar , 2017  

Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in Caceres

Go back in time and explore a region that was at the forefront of Spain’s historic ‘Golden Era’ on this week-long adventure that takes in the perfectly preserved medieval towns, restored medieval palaces, castles and convents of Extemadura.  In a nutshell Cycling through the rolling terrain of Extremadura by day with daily distances ranging between 32 […]

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