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From folklore and walking in the footsteps of literary giants, to meeting nomadic people and experiencing the traditions of thousand-year-old civilisations, we offer a range of cultural walking holidays that focus on learning about and enjoying the area’s unique culture.

11 Cultural Discovery Holidays to Choose From

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

Trails of Old Saxony

Sandstone rocks of Bastei in Saxon Switzerland National Park

Discover the delights of Saxon Switzerland National Park, where towering fortresses dominate the landscape, and picturesque riverside villages create an attractive and varied walking experience. Find out more about Trails of Old Saxony

  • Destination: Germany
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £599
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Point to Point

Walking the Catalan Coast

Town of Cadaques on the Catalan coast

Discover the wonder of mountains and sea on this stimulating walking holiday along the 'Wild Coast' of Catalonia, where you'll find a variety of natural landscapes and a pleasing Mediterranean climate. Find out more about Walking the Catalan Coast

  • Destination: Spain
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £679
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Point to Point
    • Solo Walking

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 £449
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery

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
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Coastal Walks
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Solo Walking

Hiking Croatia

This wonderful 8-day walking tour takes you through some of Croatia's finest national parks - whether you are looking for enchanting landscapes or beautiful waterfalls, this trip has it all! Find out more about Hiking Croatia

  • Destination: Croatia
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £1,099
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Guided Group Private-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Nature
    • Point to Point

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
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  • Holiday type:
    • Centre-Based
    • Culinary Walks
    • Cultural Discovery

Cambodia Jungle Trek

Hikers in Virachey National Park in Cambodia

This adventurous itinerary offers an immersive experience in Cambodia's largely unexplored Virachey National Park, plus the chance to discover the famous Angkor Temple Complex. Find out more about Cambodia Jungle Trek

  • Destination: Cambodia
  • Price (exc. flights): 12 days from £1,449
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Guided Group
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  • Holiday type:
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Nature

Beautiful South: Explore Puglia On Foot

This relaxed itinerary explores the southernmost tip of Italy, to enjoy easy walks, cultural visits, a fascinating history and some of the delicious regional specialities such as extra virgin olive oil. Find out more about Beautiful South: Explore Puglia On Foot

  • Destination: Italy
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £829
  • Walking grade: Easy
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • Holiday type:
    • Coastal Walks
    • Culinary Walks
    • Cultural Discovery
    • Nature

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