Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The GR5 Trail

27 Jun , 2019  

There are a few treks in the world that get all the good press and deservedly so. However, this does make the popularity of these treks skyrocket, but behind every great trek, there is a lovely alternative or two and this week we are going to focus on one of these. So, if you have […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Burgundy Vineyard Trails

1 May , 2019  

The creation of wine is nothing short of magic. Taking the humble grape in all its various guises, which tastes like various forms of grape, and transforming it into a complex, multi-layered drink that changes flavour with time. It is wizardry of the highest form and there is arguably nowhere in the world where this […]

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Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Walking

Macs Adventure Top 10 Walking and Cycling Tours of 2018

28 Dec , 2018  

The Macs Adventure tour list expands at a high rate every year as our products team work their socks off to find the most outstanding walking and cycling regions in the world. Not just find them, but then craft them into a delightful trip, full of backup, to ensure you have a hassle-free adventure every […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in the Pyrenees National Park

28 Nov , 2018  

There are parts of the world where nature rules, and often this goes hand in hand with people fearing to tread there. The border between France and Spain is dominated by the impressive Pyrenees mountain range, a place crossed by the epic GR10, a route with a fierce reputation that only the genuinely hardy ever […]

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Macs Adventure

Top Tips for Walking the Tour du Mont Blanc

27 Nov , 2018  

I was lucky enough to hike the Tour du Mont Blanc this summer, so I have highlighted some of the questions I had myself before setting off on my adventure, and I’ll share a few personal tips while I’m here too! I am basing this guide on my experiences walking our Highlights of the Tour […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Quiz: Which French Wine Region is for me?

21 Mar , 2018  

Many people want to take a trip to France, not just for the outstanding scenery, the varied and delicious food, the walking routes that are meticulously planned to take in some of the best scenery in the world and really explore how this country ticks.  No! Some people just want to go for the wine. […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

3 Takeaways from My Self-Guided Tour du Mont Blanc

7 Feb , 2018  

Toddler being carried through mountain valley.

Hiking in the Alps always seemed like a far-flung dream to my wife, Kelly, and I. New jobs, a cross-country move, and the birth of our son always seemed to put that dream just out of reach. When I started working at Macs, however, I realized there was no reason to put off the trip […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Eating and Drinking on the Tour du Mont Blanc

23 Jan , 2018  

For the most part, eating and drinking on the Tour du Mont Blanc is a pretty straightforward affair. With most of our trips, dinner is included each night, so there is little need to head out and scour the town for a decent restaurant. The food on offer will differ in each accommodation and particularly if […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Packing List for the Tour du Mont Blanc

22 Jan , 2018  

A multi-day hike through three countries, high in the Alps can be a daunting prospect for those who love an organised suitcase! This advice and the packing list below should hopefully help you avoid panic packing an unnecessarily heavy bag and have you adventuring happy (and with everything you need). What Bag? You’ll need two […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Which Tour du Mont Blanc Trip is Right For Me?

21 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a bucket-list hike for many walkers and rightly so. The 170km tour, with 10km of ascent and descent, follows a stunningly scenic route around the Mont Blanc massif and through France, Italy and Switzerland.   Walkers hike between accommodations, and Macs Adventure offer baggage transfer each day to make […]

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