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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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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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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Walking

Feedback Favourites: Pampered Pilgrims, Sunshine, and Snow in Spain

20 May , 2013  

Weekly Feedback Favourites Want to get the walking boots on but in need of a bit of travel inspiration? Perhaps these recent reviews from Macs Adventure’s travellers will help. From sun and snow in Spain, to pampered pilgrims on the Camino, here are some extracts from our favourite Macs Adventure reviews of the last seven […]

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Walking

New Walking Holiday in Tenerife

13 Jul , 2011  

Macs Adventure are proud to announce the launch of a fabulous new walking holiday in Tenerife. Tenerife, located in the Canary Islands, is the perfect year round walking destination. Average maximums range from mid teens in the winter to mid twenties in the summer. For more details view climate guide. This makes Tenerife an especially good […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking & Cycling in Catalonia

20 Oct , 2010  

Like so many of us I thought I knew Spain.  Of course I recognised that there was more to the country than the various “Costas” that hold such an enduring appeal for sun-lovers, but I never imagined the culture and diversity of landscape that I was about to encounter.  I was off to Catalonia – […]

Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Kath does the Camino!

27 Oct , 2009  

After sleepless nights about what to pack in our 10k hand luggage allowance, my sister Holly and I set off on our journey to Northern Spain to walk the last section of the Camino.  Not really knowing what to expect we were like excited children joking about how awful we were going to look in […]

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