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, Cycling, Discovery

Adventure of the Week – Hidden Mallorca Cycling

26 Apr , 2017  

Hidden Mallorca Cycling | Macs Adventure

With the Mallorca 312 Sportive cycling event taking place on Saturday 29th April, it’s time to saddle up and get ready to see Mallorca by bike. Cycle friendly roads, 300 days of sunshine a year and fluffy pastries to keep you pedaling, Mallorca offers far more than just beaches. In a Nutshell Distance 6 day […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

10 great cultural celebrations and festivals

17 Mar , 2017  

It is St Patrick’s Day this week (March 17) and across the world people will celebrate the day that commemorates Christianity’s arrival in Ireland, as well as highlighting the heritage and culture of the Irish. St Patrick’s Day celebrations involve public parades and festivals and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks. You might like […]

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Culture & History, Cycling

International Beer Day

5 Aug , 2016  

In honor of International Beer Day today we here at Macs Bike have asked around the office for people’s favorite beer and where it comes from. First up, with a beautiful background is Dan. Dan’s favorite beer is Tusker Lager from Kenya. For him it is not only the taste, but the sentiment. While camping […]

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Culture & History, Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Camino Frances- Leon to Santiago

25 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re bringing you the Camino de Santiago, or St. James’ Way, for St. James’ Day today. Every turn of the wheel on this adventure brings you discovery of medieval villages full of character and charm, sacred monuments, Romanesque masterpieces and the secrets behind the country’s culinary diversity. In a Nutshell: Where is it? Your Journey […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Where to walk in…October

11 Aug , 2015  

October: the month of Halloween and colourful leaves. Here at Macs, we love October adventure holidays. In sunnier climes, they offer a great opportunity to top up on vitamin D before the nights draw in. Even walks in colder places such as the UK can offer a great chance to blow the cobwebs away. 1. […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Walk of the Week: Camino del Norte

18 Feb , 2015  

Welcome to this week’s Walk of the Week. This week we’re looking at that most inspirational of journeys, the Camino, but not as you may know it. The Camino del Norte is one of the many routes across Spain towards Santiago in the north-west, although as the name suggests, this particular route is situated further north […]

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Camino

Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? – Camino Del Norte & Camino Primativo

18 Mar , 2014  

The Camino del Norte The Camino del Norte offers a great maritime walking experience through Northern Spain. Starting in Irun, at the French border, the route runs parallel to the sea and passes through the stunning seaside town of San-Sebastián; the cosmopolitan Basque city of Bilbao; and the elegant city of Santander in Cantabria. The […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Torn between a city break and a walking holiday?…

18 Nov , 2013  

Torn between a city break and a walking holiday? Problem solved! I’ve been working on a new tour – the perfect combination of a relaxing walking holiday in the Sierra de Aracena National Park, with a cultural city break in Seville. Think walking holidays are only for the very fit and active or well experienced […]

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