Spain

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

18 March 2014
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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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Torn between a city break and a walking holiday?…

18 November 2013
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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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Feedback Favourites: Pampered Pilgrims, Sunshine, and Snow in Spain

20 May 2013
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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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The end of a beautiful friendship

26 September 2012

  The end of a beautiful friendship By Highland Walkersfrom Moray on 2012-09-20 Pros:  Once in a Lifetime Experience,Well OrganisedDescribe Yourself:  Occasional TravellerBest Uses:  A challenge,Holiday,Trying Something NewBottom Line:  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend Comments about Camino de Santiago Walking Holiday : An excellent way to see a corner of Spain at a slower pace! Interesting [...]

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Rainy but good

29 May 2012

  Rainy but good By raincapefrom Switzerland on 2012-05-05 Pros:  Great Accommodations,Well OrganisedDescribe Yourself:  Occasional TravellerBest Uses:  Holiday,Trying Something NewBottom Line:  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend Comments about South Downs Way Walking Holiday : Overall it was a really good experience and I enjoyed that I could do the walk by myself and that my luagge [...]

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Spain but not as you would know it

24 October 2011

  Spain but not as you would know it By Saddle bagsfrom Newbury Berkshire on 2011-10-18 Pros:  Well Organised,Great Accommodations,Excellent,Above expectationsDescribe Yourself:  Regular Walker,World TravellerBest Uses:  Holiday,Trying Something NewBottom Line:  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend Comments about Walking in Catalonia Walking Holiday : All the accommodation was very comfortable and perfectly suited to a walking holiday. [...]

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Very pleasant walk

5 September 2011

  Very pleasant walk By Miguel.from Zamora, Spain on 2011-08-21 Pros:  Great Accommodations,Well OrganisedCons:  NONEBest Uses:  Holiday,RelaxationBottom Line:  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend Comments about Hadrian’s Wall Path Walking Holiday : If you enjoy walking, history and nature I think it is a very good choice. In other hand, Macs has everything perfectly organiced, so, you [...]

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New Walking Holiday in Tenerife

13 July 2011
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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 [...]

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Walking & Cycling in Catalonia

20 October 2010
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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 – [...]

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Kath does the Camino!

27 October 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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