Enthusiastic walker Gerry Carson has just returned from one of our new holiday destinations, the Garfagnana Valley in central Italy. Gerry reports that he had a great time in this less-visited area, and his photos certainly showcase the beauty of this ideal mountain walking location.
Peter and his wife Lesley recently joined one of our walking tours in the UK for the first time back in August. They chose to visit remote and rugged Orkney Islands for their first Ramblers experience. They enjoyed it so much that they have already booked further afield in Cuba for next year!
Walking in the Italian Alps offers more than just dramatic scenery. This stunning landscape was also the front line between Italy and Austria during the First World War that centred on the Trentino Highlands. Tour leaders Al and Jane Sargeant reflect on the proud yet sad legacy of the bitter conflict that saw families and friends pitted against each other.
Experienced Adagio holiday specialist Martin Shepley was given the the task earlier this year of scoping out the potential for a new holiday destination in preparation for the Adagio 2015 programme. It’s hard work, Martin, but somebody has to do it!
Walking holidays in the Azores, the 9 small islands found off the coast of Portugal, are an experience like none others. These small volcanic islands each have their own distinct character but share stunningly beautiful scenery and varied walking experiences. One of the most unique and main attractions of the islands are their numerous volcanic springs.