Tips & advice, Walking

Which Tour du Mont Blanc Trip is Right For Me?

21 Jan , 2018  

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.   Walkers hike between accommodations, and Macs Adventure offer baggage transfer each day to make […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

25 Frequently Asked Questions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

20 Jan , 2018  

Macs Adventure is the Tour du Mont Blanc, self-guided experts. We want to make sure that every customer travelling has all their questions answered before they go, so we have put together a compilation of the most frequently asked questions below.  If you cannot find the answer to your question below, you can always get […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc Travel Guide

20 Jan , 2018  

Travelling to take on the challenge of the Tour du Mont Blanc could not be more straightforward. Les Houches is the gateway to your Tour du Mont Blanc Experience and is easily accessible from nearby Geneva. Below is a simple list of how to get to and from your start/end points. Getting to Les Houches/from […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking

How fit do I need to be for the Tour du Mont Blanc?

20 Jan , 2018  

Acclaimed as one of Europe’s best Alpine treks, the Tour du Mont Blanc is on the bucket list of many walkers. But so many people are put off the higher-level hiking tour because they worry they will not be fit enough, however with such a broad range of itineraries Macs Adventure is allowing increasing numbers […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Weather Conditions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

19 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the most exhilarating walks in Europe. It is a challenging walk that reveals Alpine splendour every step of the way, but it has a notoriously short season. There is basically one reason for this: Snow! Weather is one of the most frequently asked questions about the tour, so […]

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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Walking

Brittany: France’s Hidden Gem

20 Dec , 2017  

This August I travelled to Brittany to path-find a new trip that has recently been added to the Macs Adventure collection: The Best of Brittany Granite Coast. I took my father on this adventure to discover this area together as we both knew very little about it. He has been a loyal travelling partner of […]

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Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Walking

Macs Adventure Top 10 Walking and Cycling Tours of 2017

20 Dec , 2017  

The Macs Adventure tour list expands at a high rate every year as our products team work their socks off to find the most outstanding walking and cycling regions in the world. Not just find them, but them craft them into a delightful trip, full of backup, to ensure you have a hassle-free adventure every […]

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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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Macs Adventure, Walking

Italy or France?

8 Mar , 2017  

Calanches de Piana

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. Italy v France   Italy: Bonassola & The Cinque Terre Walk between stunning locations, swim in the […]

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Discovery, Walking

Ireland or France?

24 Feb , 2017  

The Burren Landscape

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. Ireland v France   Ireland: Celtic Highlights Explore Ireland’s highlights on this popular week-long drive and 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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Macs Adventure

Sally’s Wine Blog: Bordeaux vs Burgundy

4 Jun , 2015  

Sally - Wine France

Whether you choose a cycling or walking adventure in either Bordeaux or Burgundy you are likely to fall in love with both regions, especially if, like me, you are a complete francophile. Being immersed in these charming and delightful parts of France, ambling or pedalling through the countryside and experiencing their innate culture and history […]