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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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

25 Frequently Asked Questions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

20 Jan , 2018  

Macs Adventure team on the Tour du Mont Blanc

Macs Adventure is the Tour du Mont Blanc, self-guided experts. We want to make sure that every customer travelling has all their questions answered before they go, so we have put together a compilation of the most frequently asked questions below.  If you cannot find the answer to your question below, you can always get […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc Travel Guide

20 Jan , 2018  

Travelling to take on the challenge of the Tour du Mont Blanc could not be more straightforward. Les Houches is the gateway to your Tour du Mont Blanc Experience and is easily accessible from nearby Geneva. Below is a simple list of how to get to and from your start/end points. Getting to Les Houches/from […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking

How fit do I need to be for the Tour du Mont Blanc?

20 Jan , 2018  

Acclaimed as one of Europe’s best Alpine treks, the Tour du Mont Blanc is on the bucket list of many walkers. But so many people are put off the higher-level hiking tour because they worry they will not be fit enough, however with such a broad range of itineraries Macs Adventure is allowing increasing numbers […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Weather Conditions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

19 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the most exhilarating walks in Europe. It is a challenging walk that reveals Alpine splendour every step of the way, but it has a notoriously short season. There is basically one reason for this: Snow! Weather is one of the most frequently asked questions about the tour, so […]

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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Walking

Brittany: France’s Hidden Gem

20 Dec , 2017  

This August I travelled to Brittany to path-find a new trip that has recently been added to the Macs Adventure collection: The Best of Brittany Granite Coast. I took my father on this adventure to discover this area together as we both knew very little about it. He has been a loyal travelling partner of […]

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