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Our collection of the greatest Classic Routes offers a mouth-watering and varied selection of walks and treks. Whether they be coastal walks, treks in the world's highest mountains, pilgrimage routes or renowned European 'GR' trails - if you love walking or trekking you just have to do these!

12 Classic Routes Holidays to Choose From

The Lechweg Trail

This trail in the Tiroler Lech Nature Park offers an extraordinary European walking experience, following the beautiful turquoise Lechweg River from Fussen in Germany to its spring in Austria. Find out more about The Lechweg Trail

  • Destinations: Austria, Germany
  • Price (exc. flights): 9 days from £949
  • Walking grade: Moderate to Demanding
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Bedouin Trail to Petra

An incredible walking adventure to discover the best of Jordan on foot. Trek through some of the country's most rugged landscapes and enjoy nights under starlit skies in the desert. Find out more about Bedouin Trail to Petra

  • Destination: Jordan
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £1,399
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Guided Group Private-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Point to Point

Andalucia: Along the GR7

Hikers on the GR7 in Sierra Nevada mountains

A delightful walking holiday through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, discovering impressive mountain scenery, colourful fruit orchards and distinctive villages with white-washed stone houses. Find out more about Andalucia: Along the GR7

  • Destination: Spain
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £699
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Footsteps of the Cathars: Carcassonne to Quillan

Carcassonne Castle overlooking the River Aude

Discover secret trails, lush mountain scenery and mystical stone castles along part of the historic Cathar footpath on this self-guided walking holiday in the beautiful Languedoc region of France. Find out more about Footsteps of the Cathars: Carcassonne to Quillan

  • Destination: France
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £829
  • Walking grade: Moderate to Demanding
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Footsteps of the Cathars: Carcassonne to Foix

Cathar castle of Roquefixade in the Pyrenees

This 2-week itinerary encompasses part of the ‘Sentier Cathare’, an historic footpath stretching from the Mediterranean coast to Foix. Trek through stunning Pyrenean landscapes and discover ancient castles. Find out more about Footsteps of the Cathars: Carcassonne to Foix

  • Destination: France
  • Price (exc. flights): 15 days from £1,649
  • Walking grade: Moderate to Demanding
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Camino de Santiago: The French Way in Style

Enjoy a walking holiday with a bit of luxury, travelling the classic pilgrimage walking route of the Camino de Santiago along the French Way, staying in beautiful character hotels en route. Find out more about Camino de Santiago: The French Way in Style

  • Destinations: Camino de Santiago, Spain
  • Price (exc. flights): 7 days from £979
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Petra & Dana Short Break

A taster of some of Jordan's best walking trails, following the imposing sandstone cliffs of Wadi Mujib, before trekking to Dana on the White Dome Trail, with time at the world-renowned site of Petra. Find out more about Petra & Dana Short Break

  • Destination: Jordan
  • Price (exc. flights): 5 days from £1,199
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Private-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Point to Point
    • Short Breaks

Best of the Western 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 Western Lycian Way

  • Destination: Turkey
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £579
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Classic Routes
    • Coastal Walks

Discover the Eastern Lycian Way

Hikers following the coastal trail on the Lycian Way

The Lycian Way follows a mixture of coastal trails and inland paths in the Taurus Mountains. This 8 day tour explores some of its highlights on ancient walking trails, staying in local accommodation. Find out more about Discover the Eastern Lycian Way

  • Destination: Turkey
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £559
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Classic Routes
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery