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Adventure Holidays in Western Europe

Western Europe seamlessly marries its rich and fascinating history with its striking natural beauty, making it an incredible destination for an adventure holiday. From the picturesque landscapes to the awe-inspiring coastal paths, this region beckons travellers with its diverse offerings.

This enchanting region, encompassing countries such as France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal, offers a wealth of options for travellers. With stunning walking and cycling trails meandering across the beautiful region, Western Europe beckons all keen cyclists and walkers of all abilities. The historical tapestry of Western Europe is woven with threads of ancient civilisations, medieval castles, and iconic landmarks. Every cobblestone street and historic square whispers stories of the past, making it a haven for history enthusiasts.

Highlight of Western Europe

One key highlight of Western Europe is its fascinating history that spans millennia, shaping the world as we know it today. From the grandeur of the Roman Empire to the tumultuous medieval period and the more recent chapters of European unity, this region has been a cradle of civilization and a stage for monumental events. Today, Western Europe stands as a testament to the enduring influence of its history, with preserved landmarks, museums, and traditions that invite visitors to journey through time and gain a deeper understanding of the world's intricate past.

What to do in Western Europe

Discover Madeira on Two Wheels

400 kilometres north of the Canary Islands, the Portuguese island of Madeira is known as the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ on account of its welcoming climate and floral diversity. Madeira works fantastically well as a holiday destination for confident cyclists seeking a challenge. You can witness the island's distinct charm from the freedom of two wheels as you circumnavigate the island on generally quiet roads that twist and turn, almost always within sight of the Atlantic Ocean.


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Trek the Beautiful Trans Tyrol Trail

The Trans Tyrol trail (also known as the Tirolerweg) crosses from Germany to Austria through two stunning mountain ranges, the Bavarian Alps and the Tyrol linking the towns of Garmisch in Bavaria and Innsbruck in Austria. This fantastic mountain journey takes hikers through impressive gorges along incredible balcony trails. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, see the pretty alpine flowers and take time to soak in the stunning panoramic views as you walk along this delightful trail – it’s a true walkers paradise.


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Tackle Mont Blanc

Standing at a whopping 4808m, the climb to the summit of Mont Blanc is a challenging task that requires expert equipment, incredible guides, and self-determination. The challenge to reach the summit is tough, but the reward .... you are now the highest point around, with the most awesome views of the surrounding mountain ranges, there will be no doubt that it was worth it. With three wonderful days in the high mountains to acclimatise and allowing three full days for the ascent of Mont Blanc with two days for the summit itself, our one-week adventure gives everyone an excellent chance of reaching the roof of Europe.


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More Information About Western Europe

Typically Western Europe includes Germany, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Monaco, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Andorra and Gibraltar.

Worldwide Adventure Holidays

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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From leisurely walking and cycling to push-your-limits expeditions.

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400 Guided Group and Self-Guided adventures in 100 countries.

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