Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Danube Bike & Boat: Passau to Vienna

11 Sep , 2019  

The Danube Bike and Boat: Passau to Vienna tour is a relaxed cycling tour along a route that meanders eastward passing through quaint towns and villages towards two of the Danube’s great and historical cities; Vienna and Bratislava. Cycling during the day and sailing on an authentic river boat at night allows you to enjoy the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Bavarian Alps: Hiking the Salt Trail

4 Sep , 2019  

Overtoursim is something that we are hearing about more and more. With the rise of Air B&B culture, there are very few Venetians left in Venice, young people in Barcelona and the Isle of Skye are struggling to stay in the place they were born because they can’t afford the house prices. Many canny holidaymakers […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Land of the Conquistadors: Cycling the Paradors

28 Aug , 2019  

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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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Classic Walks of Gran Paradiso

21 Aug , 2019  

Alpine mountain trails arguably provide the greatest scenery. With the extra effort of walking up there, you are generally rewarded with a little bit more in the scenery department. However, often with this amazing scenery comes extra people, all wishing to bask in the glorious surroundings. Wouldn’t it be lovely to find a quieter part […]

Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Nakasendo Trail, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mount Koya & Nara

14 Aug , 2019  

Some trips are a relaxing meander through town and country, taking in the sights at a slow pace, mindfulness in motion. There are others where we combine this with other components to really let you get to grips with what a country or region has to offer. While on this trip, there are portions of […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Wahey

7 Aug , 2019  

This is a special edition of Adventure of the Week. Normally we try to paint a picture of one of our beautiful trips and if you are like, you are more than welcome to enquire further with one of our team. This week, we are showcasing a trip undertaken by the majority of the team […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Great Glen Escape

31 Jul , 2019  

Fort Augustus Canal Lock

Sometimes, great adventures come in small packages. The Great Glen Way Escape is a short but sweet version of the full 79 mile Great Glen Way, taking in the highlights of the historic region in 4 nights (with 3 days of walking). In a nutshell: Where: Scotland’s Great Glen is a geological fault-line which runs […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Queen Charlotte Track

24 Jul , 2019  

Hikers on the Queen Charlotte Track, New Zealand

New Zealand is a country on every adventure-seeker’s agenda. The Queen Charlotte Track is a walk of unsurpassed coastal beauty, in one of the most scenic countries in the world. This trek above the Marlborough Sounds is picturesque beyond belief. From the first day, when you will arrive by boat to Ship Cove to begin […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Alta Via 1

17 Jul , 2019  

Hiker admiring the views on the Alta Via 1

In Italy’s Dolomites range, soaring limestone towers reflect the golden glow of the sun, and green plateaus contrast with asperous scree. This is a showstopping European mountain range, which although adjacent, feels a world apart from the perhaps more “stereotypical” snow-capped peaks of the French & Swiss Alps. The Dolomites range is famed for its […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Arran Coastal Way

10 Jul , 2019  

Looking back over all that we have written about, it came as a big shock that we have never once written a blog about one of our oldest, best-loved trips. For most people in Macs Adventure, this Island has played a large part in our lives. It is a place of true wilderness, of community […]

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