Tips & advice, Walking

Where to walk in Southern Europe… for the best weather

26 Apr , 2017  

One of the top reasons for heading to Southern Europe for a walking holiday is for warm and sunny weather. Of course, the weather can never be accurately predicted months in advance, but there are some comforting averages that give people the confidence to book a trip. While some people like the conditions to be […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Meteora and the Pindos Mountains

8 Feb , 2017  

Discover the rocky pinnacles and cliff-top monasteries of the Meteora and the spell-binding mountain landscapes of the Pindos National Park in this walking tour in the north of Greece.  Where? The Meteora and Pindos mountains adventure begins in the shadows of the Meteora rocks in Kastraki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the spectacular […]

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Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Wine Routes of Ancient Greece

14 Aug , 2015  

This week we’re pedalling the Peloponnese region of Greece, fuelled by wine and history! In a Nutshell Distance: 222km over 6 cycling days. Grading: Moderate.  There are a couple of challenging days on this route with elevation of up to 650m, but that balances out with some relaxing days, and there are plenty of fascinating spots […]

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Macs Adventure, Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: Crete Coast to Coast

17 Jun , 2015  

The Greek Islands, perhaps better known for their beach resorts, are a treasure trove of landscapes for the walker or cyclist to discover. The largest of these, Crete, is a personal favourite of mine, and home to the Crete Coast to Coast. In a Nutshell Distance: 84km over 6 walking days Grading: Moderate. Achievable for […]

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