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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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

France or Wales?

18 Mar , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we have been comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy.  France v Wales   France: Carcassonne & Cathar Trails Make your way on foot from the fortified […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Italy or France?

8 Mar , 2017  

Calanches de Piana

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v France   Italy: Bonassola & The Cinque Terre Walk between stunning locations, swim in the […]

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Discovery, Walking

Ireland or France?

24 Feb , 2017  

The Burren Landscape

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Ireland v France   Ireland: Celtic Highlights Explore Ireland’s highlights on this popular week-long drive and hike […]

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Discovery, Walking

France or Scotland?

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. France v Scotland France and Scotland have historical links that go back centuries. Born out of the […]

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Macs Adventure

Nouveau France 2017

3 Jan , 2017  

After Lonely Planet named Bordeaux as their City of 2017 we decided to take a closer look at some of our walking and cycling trips in and around Bordeaux as well as our expanded range of trips in France; including new walking in Corsica, the Dordogne and new cycling in the Loire valley. Bordeaux The city […]

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Macs Adventure

Sally’s Wine Blog: Bordeaux vs Burgundy

4 Jun , 2015  

Sally - Wine France

Whether you choose a cycling or walking adventure in either Bordeaux or Burgundy you are likely to fall in love with both regions, especially if, like me, you are a complete francophile. Being immersed in these charming and delightful parts of France, ambling or pedalling through the countryside and experiencing their innate culture and history […]