Explore ancient trails along the rolling hills of Tuscany
and stop for lunch in the medieval town of San Gimignano before sampling delicious local white wine. Go beyond the glitzy facade of trendy boutiques and lose yourself in the maze of white-washed cobbled streets and vibrant bougainvillaea in Capris on the Amalfi Coast
, or hike up Europe's highest volcano
, Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily.
Trek through ever-changing landscapes of rocky mountains, verdant valleys, ancient farmland and evergreen forests on a spiritual pilgrimage from Leon to Santiago
along the Camino Frances. Or head into the rolling hills of Andalucia
to discover age-old trails, shaded olive groves and quaint white-washed villages. The volcanic Canary Islands of Tenerife, Gran Canaria
, La Gomera are gilded with golden-sand beaches, aquamarine oceans and colourful flora for spectacular walking vistas. And the unspoilt mountain trails of Picos de Europa National Park
will take you through wild and sweeping valleys far beyond the beaten track.
Portugal and Azores
From winding trails lined with pretty white-washed villages to the wild coastline of the west coast, a walking tour in the Portuguese region of the Algarve
offers plenty of fascinating locations to discover. A walking trip to the Azores islands
will take you on a trek through eerie lunar landscapes, lush vegetation and quaint fishing villages, while a walking holiday to Madeira
will reveal verdant pathways along the island's extensive network of Levada irrigation channels and lagoons.
Wander through shaded olive groves, uncover ancient monasteries and ascend to the highest summit of Mount Pantokrator on a walking holiday on the scenic Greek island of Corfu
. From the magnificent Samaria Gorge, to the peak of Mount Gingilos Crete boasts a treasure trove of walking trails
and many more that have yet to be discovered.