Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is a hidden gem for adventure enthusiasts seeking diverse landscapes, rich culture, and off-the-beaten-path experiences.

From the towering Transylvanian Alps of Romania to the pristine lakes of Slovenia and the rugged coastlines of Croatia, this region offers an array of activities for outdoor lovers. Eastern Europe's adventure possibilities are as diverse as its cultures, making it an ideal destination for those seeking thrilling experiences in a region rich in history and charm.  Whether you are walking the backroads of Bulgaria or trekking the High Tatras in Poland, there is something to excite the most adventurous of traveller. 

Featured Holidays in Eastern Europe

Highlight of Eastern Europe

The city of Prague, Czech Republic, is a captivating highlight of Eastern Europe. This enchanting city along the Vltava River boasts a picturesque Old Town, Prague Castle, and the iconic Charles Bridge. Its historic streets are a journey through time, revealing Gothic and Baroque architecture, hidden courtyards, and a chance to savour Czech cuisine and renowned beer.

What to do in Eastern Europe

Walk the Bohemian trail from Krakow to Prague

This route, rich in historical and cultural significance, allows travellers to trace the footsteps of medieval traders, artists, and explorers. Along the way, you'll encounter picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and ancient forests, providing a deep connection with the region's natural beauty. Exploring this trail on foot offers the opportunity to interact with locals, sample traditional Czech cuisine, and uncover hidden gems that may be missed when traveling by other means.


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Take on a snowshoe adventure in Bulgaria

With its jaw-dropping alpine scenery, dramatic mountains, tasty cuisine, undiscovered trails and larger-than-life welcome, Bulgaria is a unique destination for a snowshoeing adventure in the heart of the Balkans. This fantastic holiday takes you through a Narnia landscape as we follow hidden trails through secret forests and up to stunning mountain views.


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Trek the Transylvanian Alps in Romania

Home to the incredible Transylvanian Alps, charming towns, fascinating history and wonderful folklore, Romania is a magical country waiting to be explored on foot. Here breathtaking mountain ranges surround dramatic castles, whilst medieval towns offer pockets of Romania’s proud history and fascinating culture. As the perfect destination for a trekking holiday, here you’ll experience some of Europe's wildest scenery where brown bears, chamois, marmots and soaring raptors still thrive. 


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Complete a walking holiday in Armenia

This picturesque country in the South Caucasus offers a diverse range of compelling reasons for avid walkers and nature enthusiasts to visit. First and foremost, Armenia's breathtaking landscapes, from the rugged peaks of the Lesser Caucasus to the lush forests and serene lakes, provide a stunning backdrop for your hiking journeys. The country's ancient history and rich cultural heritage are interwoven into the scenic routes, with countless monasteries, churches, and historical sites to explore along the way.


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More Information About Eastern Europe

The best time to visit Eastern Europe depends on the specific countries and the type of experience you desire. Generally, late spring (May to June) and early autumn (September to October) are favourable for pleasant weather and fewer tourists. Winter is great for skiing and winter sports in some areas, while summer offers festivals and outdoor activities.

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We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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