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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Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

The Tuscany Section of Via Francigena: A pilgrimage through God’s own country

20 Jul , 2015  

by: Paul and Geraldine Godin Chianti vineyards, olive groves, woodlands, wide open fields, rolling countryside, spectacular ridge walks, manicured rows of cypress trees, hilltop medieval villages and grand walled towns, such as Lucca, San Gimignano and Siena. Walking doesn’t get much better than this. In fact, Tuscany might even be called ‘God’s own country’. Though […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Top tips for the trains and trails of the Cinque Terre

16 Oct , 2014  

Since becoming an official UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997, the five fishing villages of the Cinque Terre have become an iconic landmark of Italy. For hundreds of years these villages were only accessible by sea and by the mule trails that crisscross the cliffs of the villages and the surrounding coastline. Today this network […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

The Best Places to Walk in October

23 Sep , 2014  

As the days get shorter and the air a bit chillier in the Northern Hemisphere, either choose to escape it all with a walking holiday in warmer climes, or simply wrap up and enjoy the wonderful hues of the most colourful season of the year. Here is our selection of the best places to walk […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking in Tuscany in June

18 Feb , 2014  

The perfume is what makes walking in Tuscany in June so special. The Brooms are blooming along the trails and the scent of jasmine marvels the nights on the terraces. My name is Beppe, and I am one of Macs Adventure’s local representatives in Italy, taking care of walkers with my local knowledge and expertise. […]

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Cycling

Think you know Italy? Discover more in Puglia

19 Dec , 2013  

Recently I attended a research trip to Puglia (pronounced Poolia – silent “g”). I am sure that all of you well-travelled people out there know where Puglia is, but for those of you who don’t, Puglia is the area often referred to as Italy’s “heel of the boot”, because of the way it is shaped […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Join Neil on the Tour du Mont Blanc

22 Feb , 2012  

I would like to invite you to join me on the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc in August. Following our successful  In Company trip to Kilimanjaro last year, we have decided to make these In Company trips a regular feature of our programme. To celebrate the successful launch of our Alpine treks in France, Switzerland, […]

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