There is no shortage of dramatic landscapes, historic landmarks, rich cultures and gastronomic delights to experience during the colder months. We’ve shortlisted our favourite winter walks in Europe that only operate in the off season or are best enjoyed chilled.
Immerse yourself in the unspoilt countryside of Cyprus on an 8-day walk through mountains, picturesque woodland and gentle orchards and vineyards interspersed with tranquil villages. A standout stop on the walk is the Baths of Aphrodite where, as the name suggests, the goddess of love is said to have bathed.
Although this is one of our shortest itineraries, it certainly punches well above its weight in terms of activities and experiences. Chase the breathtaking natural phenomenon that is the Northern Lights, discover Iceland’s incredible geysers and waterfalls on foot and try your hand at hiking with crampons on the Sólheimajökull glacier.
Follow in the footsteps of Celtic, Roman and Christian wayfarers on this lesser known and less busy Camino trail. Known as the ‘inspired’ way, you’ll be impressed by the gorgeous countryside as you follow the trail from Tui to the magnificent city of Santiago, with its impressive architecture and cathedrals.
Sitting at the edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, the Amalfi Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for the spellbinding beauty of its natural landscape. This 50-kilometre stretch of land is famous for its colourful houses, luscious greenery and rugged hillsides. Moving at your own pace, you’ll encounter some unforgettable sights, including the fascinating ruins of Pompeii, the bougainvillea-covered cliffside village of Positano, Naples’ bustling historic centre and the stunning island of Capri, on this 7-day Self Guided walk.
This brand new Self Guided walk will take you on an unforgettable journey from the fairytale town of Sintra to the coastal resort town of Cascais. Discover palaces and manor houses, an austere 16th-century Franciscan monastery in Convento dos Capuchos, mystical Mediterranean woodlands, vineyards and charming fishing villages. This is the perfect trip for culture buffs who enjoy relaxed walks and scenic coastal views.
Find out more about our range of active off season tours today.