Discovery, Tips & advice

The Perfect Place

15 Feb , 2017  

You have the ring but haven’t yet figured out the location? Over the years we have seen Alpine proposals, hiking honeymoons and even marriages on the Coast to Coast! It seems romance and adventure go hand in hand, so why not let Macs Adventure help with the marriage proposal, after all it’s a moment you and your partner will remember, and tell the story of, for a long time to come. 


We have picked out four of our most exclusive and romantic trips, the rest is up to you…

Switzerland

Swiss views

Swiss views

Best of the Bernese Oberland

Flexible alpine walking amidst a backdrop made-up of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The Best of the Bernese Oberland is the classic Swiss alpine walking trip – jagged peaks, crystal clear lakes, high alpine villages, distant cow bells and alpine meadows dotted wild flowers.  Thanks to a flexible choice of walks you’re free to enjoy this alpine hikers’ playground as you wish, plus, the network of mountain railways and cable-cars can be used to shorten or lengthen your walks. We also offer an In Style version of this trip, which can be viewed here.

A marriage proposal in the Bernese Oberland.

Macs Adventure matchmaking in the Bernese Oberland. Thanks to Cassandra Zuffante.

USA

There are plenty of quiet spots with fantastic views in the Grand Canyon.

There are plenty of quiet spots and fantastic views around the Grand Canyon.

The Grand Canyon to San Francisco

The Grand Canyon to San Francisco drive & hike is one adventure that gives a real taste of the American West. The red rock of Sedona, Bryce Canyon’s mystical hoodoo spires, Zion’s heavenly stone monuments, the sweltering Death Valley, the unmatched magnificence of Yosemite, the Colorado River and of course the Grand Canyon in all it’s glory. Explore the great National Parks and drive the classic American West routes in a soft top on this drive and hike tour which finishes in the ‘Golden City’ – San Francisco.

Bridge over the Colorado River

A trip for adventurous types.

Italy

A river scene in Molveno.

Plenty of opportunities for a quiet moment in the Dolomites.

The Dolomites to Lake Garda

Famed for their pink skies and unforgettable sunsets, the Dolomites are high-altitude walking at their best – The Dolomites to Lake Garda walking tour combines walking with relaxation. Enjoy walks on remote forest trails around chiselled limestone rock faces, forested valleys, alpine pastures or on high trails between the towering bluffs. Having spent a few days amongst the giant monoliths descend via the Val d’Ampiez to the thermal springs of Comano Terme and your spa hotel not far from the spectacular Lake Garda.

Enjoy panoramic views of the lakes and mountains.

Enjoy panoramic views of the lakes and mountains.

Scotland

Inverlochy Castle.

Inverlochy Castle, one of the superb accommodations on this trip.

Luxury Highlands & Isle of Skye Rail & Hike

World famous rail journeys combine with luxurious and romantic accommodations, some of which are castles, on this epic adventure in the Scottish Highlands and the island of Skye. The Luxury Highlands & Isle of Skye Rail & Hike trip is packed with Scottish highlights making it the perfect trip for first-time visitors to Scotland, you’ll visit; Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, Blair Atholl, Inverness, the Great Glen, Loch Ness and the magical Isle of Skye. Travelling in a first-class berth on the famed Jacobite steam train, also known as the ‘Hogwarts Express’, you will take in Scotland’s mountains, lochs and glens in style.

The Jacobite Steam train.

The Jacobite Steam train operates on the picturesque West Highland Line.

 


If you are interested in booking or have any questions about our range of romantic walking holidays contact a member of the team on [email protected].

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Having graduated in 2015 I joined the team here at Macs Adventure in May 2016. I split my time between spreading the word about our range of fantastic walking and cycling tours, building my knowledge of digital marketing and deciding where to travel next…