Discovery, Walking

5 top tips to get the most from your Cinque Terre experience

24 Feb , 2017  

Portovenere and Palmaira Island

The Cinque Terre is so accessible from most parts of Italy, this often means its spent as a short break before hopping off to your next destination (which is what I did last September) I want to share some tips to help you have the most authentic experience possible….. 1. Food! Food! Food! Forget your […]

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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 […]

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Discovery, Walking

Italy or Ireland?

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 in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v Ireland   Italy: Going Wild in Sardinia Discover Sardinia’s wild and untouched landscapes where the high […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Celebrating the Bicycle: 4 Cycling Holidays for 2017

9 Jan , 2017  

2017 marks the bicentenary of the bike and here at Macs Adventure we’ll always be grateful to the innovator who came up with the earliest incarnation of the bicycle. More recently, bicycles are getting comfier, Ebikes are readily available and cycling holidays are growing in popularity. We have built a range of itineraries for those looking for an […]

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Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: Dolomites Alta Via 1 Complete

21 Dec , 2016  

Italy’s Alta Via 1 is a classic long distance trek through the Dolomites mountain range in the northeast of Italy. The route cuts through the spectacular limestone peaks on high mountain paths that link the traditional mountain accommodation known as ‘rifugi’ together. The remote refugi of the Alta Via 1 offer spectacular views, and have been […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Cinque Terre: A gateway to explore Italy

29 Nov , 2016  

Sinead in the Cinque Terre

I was super excited for my first visit to Cinque Terre in September this year; its dreamy Coastline, flexible walks through the Cinque Terre fishing villages and of course the Liguarian seafood. One of the many things which I found incredible was the accessibility of travelling onward to explore other areas of Italy. Just 1 […]

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Culture & History, Leisure Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Tuscany – Chianti & Siena

21 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re turning water into wine to showcase our tour through Italy’s wine region of Tuscany.  Home to sumptuous cuisine, and famed Chianti, Brunello and Nobile wines, this tour is sure to please cyclists that our also foodies or wine enthusiasts! In a Nutshell: Where is it? Starting your journey in Poggibonsi in the heart […]

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Footwear & Shoes, Macs Adventure, Walking

Classic Tuscany – Shoes or Boots?

19 Jul , 2016  

There are so many footwear options at our disposal now it can be quite difficult to choose the right shoe for your walking holiday, you also have to consider the terrain on your chosen walking holiday. I am recently back from our fabulous new Classic Tuscany walking holiday and as this trip has very varied […]

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Trekking, Walking

Top of the World on the Dolomites Alta Via 1 Classic

13 Oct , 2015  

Alta Via 1 views.

The Alta Via 1 is one of the most celebrated long distance walks in Europe and this version involves 8 days of walking, from refuge to refuge, carrying all your gear. I fly into Venice, then it’s a bus journey to Cortina and then two further buses to the start of Alta Via 1 Classic.  […]

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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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