Cycling the Loire Valley (self-guided) - 6 days

 

The Loire Valley is home to some of the world's most beautiful castles. With each castle comes a different story. Chenonceau – or...

Countries visited: France
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Hidden Villages of Provence - 8 days

“As a walking guide in Provence, I explore these landscapes for a living. If I had to pick my favourite place to take groups, where the...

Countries visited: France
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Images of Provence & the Côte d’Azur - 7 days

 

Les Deux Garçons a charming if unassuming café in Aix en Provence, promises as much a French experience as biting into a buttery, freshly...

Countries visited: France
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Pathways of the Amalfi Coast (self-guided) - 8 days

"The great thing about a self-guided trip is that you never really know what’s around the corner. The supplied 'roadbook’ covers...

Countries visited: Italy
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Spirit of Amalfi - 8 days

 

Emperor Tiberius’ Villa Jovis is perhaps the most awe-inspiring of all his island residences. A lasting symbol of Roman...

Countries visited: Italy
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Jewels of the Cinque Terre & Portovenere (self-guided) - 7 days

 

Though not officially part of the Cinque Terre, Portovenere, which sits on the Gulf of Poets, is arguably just as beautiful. The area was...

Countries visited: Italy
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The Cinque Terre Explored - 8 days

 

Up until last century, the towns of Cinque Terre were extremely isolated, but in the 1920s a trail was built between Riomaggiore and Manarola...

Countries visited: Italy
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Magical Tuscany & the Portofino Peninsula - 10 days

Known for its ancient tradition of producing macramé lace, the colourful fishing port of Portofino is an example of centuries-old Italian culture....

Countries visited: Italy
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Tuscan Trails (self-guided) - 7 days

World Heritage Listed since since 2004, Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia has a surprisingly engineered aesthetic. When the merchants of nearby Siena came...

Countries visited: Italy
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Italian Lakes Discovery - 8 days

 

The great Mark Twain wrote in his 1869 novel, The Innocents Abroad: “One almost believes that nowhere else than on the lake of...

Countries visited: Italy, Switzerland
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