Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino le Puy Way

19 Jul , 2017  

Le Puy en Velay

As an alternative to walking the most popular Spanish section of the Camino de Santiago, walk through rural France to St Jean Pied de Port (instead of from it!). In a nutshell Get back to the authentic roots of the world renowned journey of body & mind, walking the Camino le Puy Route (also known […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Hotspots for adventure in France

14 Jul , 2017  

France offers a country of diverse terrains, from valleys to mountains, and a fabulous coastline. Discover some of the best places for enjoying an adventure. Eiffel Tower Of course, you can take the lift up to the top of the famous 324m Eiffel Tower in Paris but for more of an adventure why not walk […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the week – Burgundy vineyard trails

12 Jul , 2017  

Château and vineyards, Burgundy

Looking for stunning landscapes, vineyards, exquisite food and the best wines? Look no further, we’ve got the right walking trip for you. In a nutshell Discover the best of Burgundy walking from Dijon to Meursault, stopping along the way for tastings in local caves and relax at the end of the day in charming hotels […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

5 Tips for Taking a Toddler on a Family Cycling Holiday

18 May , 2017  

Cycling with family in the Loire Valley

I admit, half way through packing for my first overseas family holiday with a child in tow, I did question our sanity in selecting a cycling holiday! However I think it’s only natural to be a little daunted by travel with little ones, and I learned a few things on our travels which I hope will […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

France or Wales?

18 Mar , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we have been comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy.  France v Wales   France: Carcassonne & Cathar Trails Make your way on foot from the fortified […]

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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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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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Macs Adventure

Nouveau France 2017

3 Jan , 2017  

After Lonely Planet named Bordeaux as their City of 2017 we decided to take a closer look at some of our walking and cycling trips in and around Bordeaux as well as our expanded range of trips in France; including new walking in Corsica, the Dordogne and new cycling in the Loire valley. Bordeaux The city […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Trips to Look Out for in 2017

26 Dec , 2016  

We hope you had a relaxing Christmas day and are now looking forward to the next celebration. Here at Macs Adventure HQ we are filled with anticipation for the year ahead, looking forward to another year of adventures and the chance to try out our brand new gear on the trail! Keep an eye on […]

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Cycling, Macs Bike Team, Road Cycling

David’s Cycle Challenge

26 Aug , 2016  

The Challenge This weekend our very own David Gilliland is participating in the inaugural race for the Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées. This Sunday will mark the start of this 4 day timed cycling event covering a distance of 160km, and climbing a total of 5,600 altimeters over a total of 5 cols. There will be over 5,000 other cyclists, but we […]

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Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week – Tour du Mont Blanc

24 Dec , 2014  

Walking Holiday

Merry Christmas Everyone, Though it is a bit of a crazy time of year to be posting Walk of the Week, as many of you will more concerned about enjoying festivities with your nearest and dearest, here at Macs HQ we are dedicated to getting this weekly blog post out there (apart from the weeks […]

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