Walk this way
It's hard to beat the simple joys of lacing up your hiking boots and getting to the heart of a country. We're casting our gaze to three of Europe's most walkable destinations: France, Italy and Spain.
Lofty passes through volcanic lunar landscapes; ancient pilgrim pathways strewn with churches and ruins; sumptuous forested trails opening out onto vineyards. A rambler's reward is culture, ambience and wild scenery on the walking routes through these classic destinations.
Bite-sized variants of the epic pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela mean there’s no need to martyr yourself Read More»
Classic Mediterranean landscapes featuring clifftop bastides and Roman ruins are just some of the highlights of walking in France Read More»
A rambler’s reward is culture, ambience and wild scenery on some of Spain's best routes, including the Sierra de Aracena in Andalucia and the Basque Country's St Ignatius Way Read More»
When it comes to walking in Spain, France and Italy, epic is something of a watchword. But how straightforward are self-guided trips, and what are the advantages over a UK… Read More»
Join the pilgrims on the Via Francigena to Rome, one of Italy’s five new Wonder Ways Read More»
Running along a defunct railway line, the Axe Vert de la Thiérache offers a glimpse into the bygone, bucolic age of steam Read More»
The lofty Martian landscapes of the volcanic Teide National Park make for an unforgettable walking experience Read More»
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