Discovery, Walking

Ireland or France?

24 Feb , 2017  

The Burren Landscape

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. Ireland v France   Ireland: Celtic Highlights Explore Ireland’s highlights on this popular week-long drive and hike […]

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Scotland or Wales?

24 Feb , 2017  

The River Wye.

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. Scotland v Wales   Scotland: Speyside Whisky Trail The regions of Speyside and Strathspey are home to […]

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Discovery, Walking

5 top tips to get the most from your Cinque Terre experience

24 Feb , 2017  

Portovenere and Palmaira Island

The Cinque Terre is so accessible from most parts of Italy, this often means its spent as a short break before hopping off to your next destination (which is what I did last September) I want to share some tips to help you have the most authentic experience possible….. 1. Food! Food! Food! Forget your […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Classic Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort

23 Feb , 2017  

Europe’s classic long distance trek the Tour du Mont Blanc passes through 3 countries and provides superb mountain views of the Mont Blanc Massif and the surrounding valleys. This version of the Tour du Mont Blanc is perfect for those who want to enjoy all of the Tour du Mont Blanc whilst staying in comfortable accommodations. In […]

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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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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Let’s talk about food – and love!

17 Feb , 2017  

Food and love have always gone hand in hand – and through the centuries there are particular foods that are believed to be aphrodisiacs. Aphrodisiacs are named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Indeed, almost every year and around the time that we celebrate Valentine’s Day, new products are added to the list. […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Iain

16 Feb , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work in sales support, so once you book your trip with Macs, I do the admin side of things and prepare your accommodation lists and send the pre-departure packs. I also dabble in a bit in office furniture building! Could you tell us […]

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3 Things I learned on a road cycling holiday the Canary Islands

16 Feb , 2017  

I’m a bit of an adrenaline junkie, so it didn’t take me long to accept the thrilling offer to fly down to the Canary Islands a week in November to try out our new cycling holiday through the coasts and volcanoes of Lanzarote, my first chance to try out a road cycling trip. As a matter of […]

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New Cycling Holiday Guides: Danube Cycle Path plus Bike & Boat

15 Feb , 2017  

Our latest two downloadable guides are for anyone considering a leisurely cycling holiday on either Europe’s favourite cycle path, the Danube, or on a bike & boat holiday. The Danube Cycle Path is our most popular tour by bike. It’s also part of Europe’s longest cycle route, which means there are lots of options, itineraries, and […]

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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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Germany’s Romantic Road

13 Feb , 2017  

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, this week we are focusing on those tours that are suitable for the young lovers, the nature lovers and the happy couples looking to get away. What better way to start than with a trip that brings together western history, art and culture on a walk through the beautiful Bavarian landscape. In […]

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Discovery, Walking

France or Scotland?

10 Feb , 2017  

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. France v Scotland France and Scotland have historical links that go back centuries. Born out of the […]

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Discovery, Walking

England or Wales?

10 Feb , 2017  

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 England   England: Devon North Coast & Exmoor Highlights Devon’s North Coast is a place brimming […]

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