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Our centre-based walking holidays offer an ideal, and relaxing, way to explore numerous trails in a particular region’s landscapes. From the mountains and valleys of central, eastern and western Europe, to islands, stunning coastlines and the frozen forests and lakes of the north.

12 Centre-Based Holidays to Choose From

Walking the Cinque Terre & Portofino

Hiker heading towards Portovenere on the Cinque Terre

A week discovering the cliffs and coves of the delightful Cinque Terre and Portofino, a little corner of Italian paradise. Walk along cobbled paths and through lush olive groves, with spectacular sea views. Find out more about Walking the Cinque Terre & Portofino

  • Destination: Italy
  • Price (exc. flights): 7 days from £469
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery

Walking on the Azores

Coastline on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores

Visit two of the Azores' most beautiful islands - São Miguel and Santa Maria - where walking trails offer incredible sea views - you may even get to spot a whale or two! Find out more about Walking on the Azores

  • Destination: Azores
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £899
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Nature

Call of the Wild

Cross-country skiiers in Koli National Park in Finland

Enjoy a winter adventure and walking holiday in Finland, exploring the Taiga forest and frozen lakes by ski and snowshoe, complete with the chance of a sauna at the end of each day. Find out more about Call of the Wild

  • Destination: Finland
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £1,249
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Guided Group
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Snowshoeing
    • Solo Walking

Vesuvius, Capri & the Amalfi Coast

Hiker following the Amalfi coastal path

This varied trip combines coastal and inland hikes, an ascent of Mount Vesuvius for panoramic views of the Bay of Naples, a visit to world famous Pompeii and a hike on the Amalfi coast's 'Path of the Gods'. Find out more about Vesuvius, Capri & the Amalfi Coast

  • Destination: Italy
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £649
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Solo Walking

Santorini & Naxos Discovery

Mountain scenery on the Greek island of Naxos

Explore the stunning scenery of two of Greek's most famous islands on this relaxed walking holiday. Staying in comfy centre-based accommodation, there is plenty of time to enjoy the local hospitality. Find out more about Santorini & Naxos Discovery

  • Destination: Greece
  • Price (exc. flights): 12 days from £1,099
  • Walking grade: Easy
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks

Walks & Wine in Sierra Nevada

Walkers approaching a village in the Alpujarra mountains

Enjoy relaxed walks and food and wine tasting on this trip in the Grenada province of Spain. Combine the city's interesting history and vibrant culture with walks in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Find out more about Walks & Wine in Sierra Nevada

  • Destination: Spain
  • Price (exc. flights): 7 days from £1,399
  • Walking grade: Easy
  • Guiding: Guided Group Private-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Culinary Walks
    • Cultural Discovery

Land of Dracula: Walking in Transylvania

Bran Castle - Dracula's castle - Transylvania

Untouched by mass tourism, Transylvania is home to soaring mountain peaks, wild swathes of forest, ancient castles and quaint villages, and some of Europe’s most spectacular wilderness areas. Find out more about Land of Dracula: Walking in Transylvania

  • Destination: Romania
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £949
  • Walking grade: Demanding
  • Guiding: Guided Group Private-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Cultural Discovery

Best of the Lycian Way

Enjoy the best parts of the Lycian Way in glorious sunshine at your own pace. Based in a small family-run hotel, choose from a selection of carefully planned walks to discover this beautiful region of Turkey. Find out more about Best of the Lycian Way

  • Destination: Turkey
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £599
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Classic Routes
    • Coastal Walks

Lanzarote Long Weekend

Hiker in Lanzarote in the Canary Islands

Explore the famous lunar landscapes of Lanzarote during this short walking holiday. There is plenty of time to learn about the fascinating natural history of the island whilst enjoying the volcanic scenery. Find out more about Lanzarote Long Weekend

  • Destinations: Canary Islands, Spain
  • Price (exc. flights): 4 days from £479
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Private-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Nature
    • Short Breaks