Walking breaks

Annabelle's verdict
The ideal way to get to know the richly diverse landscapes of Europe and the UK is on two feet. Setting your own pace with helpful notes, you'll pass through medieval hill towns, vineyards, forests and fishing villages. Each evening your luggage will be waiting at your hotel, so you can unwind over a delicious meal featuring regional food and wine.

Recommended tour operator: Inntravel

Inntravel says

On our self-guided short break walking holidays, there are no fixed itineraries, no groups to hold you back and no luggage to weigh you down. They are all about spending a few days engaged in gentle activity as you walk at your own pace while your luggage is transported ahead to your next welcoming hotel.

The choice is varied and wide ranging, including a delightful routes exploring the Swiss Alps, Spain’s Catalan coast and the colourful Cinque Terre villages in Italy for example.

We offer a choice of walking breaks in the UK too in such beautiful corners as Norfolk, the Scottish Borders and the South Downs – there’s even a Hardy-themed walking break in Dorset.

Wherever you choose, there is plenty of time to pause and explore your surroundings and to enjoy a leisurely picnic beneath a shady tree well away from the crowds.

You explore armed with our holiday notes containing a wealth of background information, as well as important details, such as where you will find our recommended restaurants, an historic site, an authentic village or a little-known, but excellent, wine-tasting opportunity.

Above all, these rewarding short break holidays will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised, with the pressures of everyday life long forgotten and with longer-lasting memories to bring home.

Find out more about Inntravel’s choice of four-night walking holidays in the UK and Europe.

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