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, Culture & History, Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Cycling Catalonia – Beaches, Wine & Dali

12 Jun , 2019  

On visiting Catalonia it becomes clear why there is such a strong sense of belonging and pride amongst the people. Catalonia is home to beautiful and diverse landscapes from mountains to beaches and everything in between. It is a bastion of culture with a rich history that also happens to be home to world-renowned cuisine […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino de Santiago Final Stage – Sarria to Santiago

3 Apr , 2019  

Completion. Satisfaction. Sense of achievement. Many long distance walks provide these feelings. When you walk from one place with a destination in mind, then getting there and revelling in that achievement is a big part of the experience. If you want to have these feelings along with a bunch of strangers, many of whom are […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in Costa Almeria

20 Feb , 2019  

The Spanish coastline is quite famous for its two-weeks-in-the-sun resort towns. Such is the beauty of the coastline, the perfect summer weather, the great food, that pretty much the whole coastline has been developed to attract those looking for a relaxing or drunken escape to the sun. However, there is a dramatically beautiful part or […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

4 Foods You’ll Eat on the Camino

26 Jan , 2018  

Enjoying coffee on the Camino Frances.

Food is usually one of my favorite parts of a walking tour. On the Final Stage of the Camino Frances, I got more than I bargained for with culinary treats that still have my mouth watering. Scrap those packed lunches and get those taste buds ready for some delicious Galician cuisine! Once you start walking […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Where to walk in Southern Europe… for the best weather

26 Apr , 2017  

One of the top reasons for heading to Southern Europe for a walking holiday is for warm and sunny weather. Of course, the weather can never be accurately predicted months in advance, but there are some comforting averages that give people the confidence to book a trip. While some people like the conditions to be […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery

Adventure of the Week – Hidden Mallorca Cycling

26 Apr , 2017  

Hidden Mallorca Cycling | Macs Adventure

With the Mallorca 312 Sportive cycling event taking place on Saturday 29th April, it’s time to saddle up and get ready to see Mallorca by bike. Cycle friendly roads, 300 days of sunshine a year and fluffy pastries to keep you pedaling, Mallorca offers far more than just beaches. In a Nutshell Distance 6 day […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Full Camino: St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago

6 Apr , 2017  

There are a few pilgrimage trails that are known the world over – the Kumano Kodo in Japan or the Inca Trail in Peru are notable examples – but in terms of notoriety and popularity, the Camino de Santiago is the king of the pilgrimage trails. Read on to learn more about the full Camino de […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Discover: Spain’s fabulous ferias

23 Mar , 2017  

In spring, many towns in southern Spanish celebrate with a colourful festival, or feria. If you enjoy traditional events, this could be a good time to book a walking or cycling holiday to the region of Andalucia. We reveal more about the annual extravaganza. The most famous fair is the Feria de Abril in the […]

Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My 4 Must-Go Routes or Regions for Adventure in Spain

23 Mar , 2017  

As a bit of a travel addict, it is definitely a testament to Spain that I have returned over and over again to enjoy the vast variety of experiences and adventures on offer. Although I’ve enjoyed many attributes of this wonderful country, I still have a long list of places to visit! Here are some of my […]