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Our self-guided walking holidays are for experienced walkers who enjoy being independent. Your accommodation is pre-booked, we provide you with full route notes and a local map, and most trips include luggage transfers. As there's no strict schedule to follow, you'll be able to take up opportunities for cultural experiences and exploring as they arise. Offering excellent value for money and flexibility, most self-guided itineraries are available on daily departures.

10 Self-Guided Holidays to Choose From

The Classic GR10

Ruisseau le Rieutort on GR10 route in the French Pyrenees

A fabulous week in France on a stunning section of the GR10, exploring the varied terrain of the Pyrenees. An ideal trip for those looking for a challenging walk through lush mountain terrain. Find out more about The Classic GR10

  • Destination: France
  • Price (exc. flights): 8 days from £879
  • Walking grade: Demanding
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

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
  • When to go:
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  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point

Dachstein Alpine Trek

Trekkers resting in Dachstein mountains in Austrian Alps

Our ultimate walking holiday in the Austrian Alps, hiking into the realms of the mighty Dachstein's jagged peaks and glaciers - ideal for those looking for some challenging trekking in Europe. Find out more about Dachstein Alpine Trek

  • Destination: Austria
  • Price (exc. flights): 12 days from £899
  • Walking grade: Demanding
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • When to go:
    • M
    • J
    • J
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    • O
  • Holiday type:
    • 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
  • When to go:
    • M
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    • M
    • J
    • J
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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
  • When to go:
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
  • Holiday type:
    • Classic Routes
    • Point to Point