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Autumn Escape & Winter Sun Walking Holiday

Autumn Escape & Winter Sun Walking Holiday

Are your summer holidays already starting to be a too distant memory?

Then why not give yourself something to look forward to this autumn and winter with a walking holiday. Fresh air, warmer temperatures and less rain than in Ireland and the UK what are you waiting for.
Make your friends jealous …. While they are struggling to get out of soaked clothes and get some warmth into their bones. You will end your day with fine cuisine and perhaps a glass of wine on a sun terrace.
Check out our recommendations below for what may be a much needed autumn escape or winter sun.

Autumn Breaks

SELF GUIDED: The Rota Vicentina is a series of walking trails in the Alentejo and Vicentina Coast Natural Parks in Southwest Portugal. Combining the Fishermen’s Trail and Historical Way this trail combines both the rural charm of Portugal with the rugged coastline that has been shaped by the Atlantic Ocean.

From

€899

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GUIDED: In this 8th edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival from 23rd to 27th October 2019, we want you to enjoy the most natural and surprising side of Gran Canaria. Professionals guides will make our routes more pleasant and will lead you to fantastic places in different languages.

From

€130

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SELF GUIDED: This route enables you to discover the idyllic island of Menorca along the Camí de Cavalls trail. This trail takes you through parts of the lovely coast and inland beauty spots.The Camí de Cavalls is also a path that was once used to defend the coast of Menorca and goes around the entire island.

From

€910

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GUIDED: Walking in Tenerife allows you to get to know the rich variety of nature. The smell of pure mountain air and the incredibly beautiful aspects of the island. With qualified and trained guides you walk on forest trails, narrow paths, into deep canyons or on long ascents such as the Teide summit.

From

€1130

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Winter Breaks

SELF GUIDED: This Cinque Terre coastal walk takes you through a National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, discovering the coastline and the back-country: villages that cling to the cliffs, tiny beaches and coves as well as terraced fields and extensive woodlands. Cinque Terre holds five unique villages.

From

€300

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SELF GUIDED: Walk through a local protected area where you will encounter friendly people and have the opportunity to try traditional Portuguese food. Starting off the official Via Algarviana track in Loulé, you will then rejoin the official track in Salir. Each panoramic view is as outstanding as the last.

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€650

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GUIDED: Discover the second smallest Canary Island, La Gomera on foot. Wonderful spots can be reached by following old donkey paths or steep hills, narrow tracks and pleasant forest paths. Explore the Garajonay National Park and enjoy the breathtaking views of the island and the surrounding coasts.

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€760

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SELF GUIDED: From the coast to the mountains, from sandy beach to shady Mediterranean forest – the diverse and changing natural landscapes of Catalonia exert a powerful attraction for walkers. This walking trail holiday has been specifically deigned to reveal many aspects of this beautiful part of Catalonia.

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€890

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Autumn and winter walks along the Camino de Santiago

If you have always wanted to walk the Camino this is still possible on some sections in the autumn and winter check out our recommended options for autumn and winter here: Follow the Camino

Camino Frances - Sarria to Santiago
Camino Frances - St Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona
Camino Portuguese Coastal - Oia to Santiago
Camino Portugues - Traditional Route Tui to Santiago

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