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Selfguided Walks

Our self guided walks will reveal to you some of Europe’s most beautiful sceneries. Our ground agents will take care of your transportation and your luggage, leaving to you only the pure enjoyment of the local surroundings, culture and cuisine.


Carpathian Mountains Self Guided Trek,Transylvania (Romania) 560 , 8 Days

Carpathian Mountains Self Guided Trek,Transylvania (Romania)

Explore 4 mountains in 7 days in the magnificent Carpathian Mountains range! Tour...
The Path of the Bear - self-guided hike in the western Pyrenees 415 , 6 Days

The Path of the Bear - self-guided hike in the western Pyrenees

La senda de la Osa (The path of the bear) is a 104 km circular hiking route in the western Pyrenees...
Connemara way self guided walk 590 , 8 Days

Connemara way self guided walk

Connemara, situated at the very edge of Europe, on the west coast of Ireland, is one of the most...
Jewels of the Bay of Naples 580 , 8 Days

Jewels of the Bay of Naples

The Bay of Naples is dominated by its three main islands, all different, all beautiful. During this...
Laugavegur Trail Self Guided 685 , 5 Days

Laugavegur Trail Self Guided

Trek along the famous Laugavegur trail at a speed that you choose. Our self-guided version of this...
Walking adventure through green Istria 610 , 7 Days

Walking adventure through green Istria

Imagine walking through green countryside full of vineyards, olive trees, rivers and forests, full...
Crete - Walking from Coast to Coast 450 , 8 Days

Crete - Walking from Coast to Coast

Discover “unspoiled Crete” while following walking paths through wild flowers, lush...
Walking from Aravis to Annecy, France 805 , 7 Days

Walking from Aravis to Annecy, France

The massif of Aravis gives an ideal picture of the mountain, livened up with chalets, disseminated...
Corsica - From the Island's Heart to the Sea Coast 780 , 7 Days

Corsica - From the Island's Heart to the Sea Coast

A wonderful walking that offers you both mountain and coastal scenery featuring splendid contrasts....
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Chernobyl as a travel destination

06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


The Silk Road: now and then

31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...