Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time - Steven Wright


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Walk, Don’t Run

To read a book about the pleasures, epiphanies and mettlesome feats someone has accumulated over the course of an incredibly long walk is to be fascinated, jealous and, most of all, incredulous. Who has time to walk, in this overscheduled age? I always seem to be running, not walking, whenever I happen to be at large on two feet, suffused with a cold-sweat adrenaline panic that I’ll be late to whatever the next vital thing is, miss the train, the flight, the crucial email, the fateful encounter or just closing time at the grocery store.

It’s one thing to distractedly click on an Instagram photo or a Facebook note a friend has posted of a breathtaking scene or enviable meal he’s scored…

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 Walk, Don’t Run

Travel by foot leaves an imprint on the memory, and slows down time for a precious moment.

8 Short Walking Tours for Those Who Stroll Rather Than Trek

A walking getaway is a popular pick for an active vacation, but for travelers who want to make sightseeing by foot only part of their trip and not the entire focus of it, tour companies around the world are now offering full- and half-day walking excursions.

Country Walkers

We offer unsurpassed worldwide walking tours and hiking vacations. Experienced regional guides, handcrafted itineraries, authentic accommodations and cuisine, and local culture combine for an active vacation just right for everyone. The ultimate in group travel, and one-of-a-kind experiences tailored to your personal tastes.

Hooked on Walking

At Hooked on Walking Holidays we are the European specialist Walking holidays in Europe for walking holidays, we have a strong emphasis on self guided walking tours but we still have available a number of group and guided tours. We believe we have too offer the widest range of tours for all abilities probably in the market place, flat tours for beginners to high alpine tours for the more advanced adventurer.

Inn to End

Inn To End is a Northern California walking and trekking tour company providing self-guided coastal mountain hikes in the European style of a walking holiday: Inn to Inn. Your luggage will be transported as you hike comfortably to your next Inn each day. Breakfasts are provided at the Inns, and custom made maps guide you worry-free along the unparalleled beauty of a pristine stretch of California's Coast.

Inn Walking

Inn Walking is the only one of its kind portal, listing a wide diversity of self-guided walking vacations worldwide; including tours, provided by suppliers from all around the world, Inn Walking is growing fast, inspired by the ambition to promote inn to inn independent hiking tours as a modern way of holidaying away from the crowded tourist tracks and groups.

The Wayfarers

Join us on the trail throughout the British Isles, Europe, The Americas and The Pacific, exploring some of the world's most beautiful places on foot.

Walking Connection

Welcome to the Walking Connection - Your connection to walking, hiking, adventure travel and active living! We hope you are visiting our web site because you love to walk, hike and take in all the wonderful adventures the world has to offer.


On Walkingworld you can find over 6000 routes, contributed by more than 400 walkers from all round Britain. This huge library of carefully prepared guides means you can find a good selection of walks, of varying lengths and grades, pretty well anywhere in the country.

World Walks

World Walks has been providing walking holidays around the world since 1998. It was formed by people who have been involved in travel for more than thirty years - as tour operators, guides, consultants and writers. There are some areas — the English Cotswolds is an example — where we were the first to specialise in organised self-guided holidays. We offer a personal service at a good price.

Classic Journeys

Prepare for the journey of a lifetime on our cultural walking trips. These are the quintessential Classic Journeys with a stimulating blend of easy walks with exposure to culture and history in the company of a full-time local guide. On our walking vacations, you’ll enjoy full amenities at our exceptional lodgings and relish the local cuisine from gourmet dinners to the simplest picnic lunch. Each one of our walking tours is a unique experience.

Easy Rider Tours

The sunny skies and relaxed pace of life on the Iberian peninsula offer a natural invitation to slow down and smell the flowers. Our trio of walking tours in Portugal, Spain, and the Azores explore some of the most exotic landscapes in southern Europe.

France Off the Beaten Path

Our active small group tours combine culturally enriching and personalized experiences, excursions and activities that are not available to the public with exclusive visits of museums, castles and other historical monuments.

Freewheeling Adventures

Our mission is to create memorable walking and hiking experiences in beautiful places of natural history and cultural heritage. The professional management, staff and guides ensure customer satisfaction and responsible travel which upholds ecotourism, community sustainability and risk management.

Fresco Tours

Join us on one of our all-inclusive scheduled small group tours, methodically designed to let you enjoy the very distinct areas of Spain. We personally craft our trips to give you a true sense of the area in Spain that you will visit.

Gordon's Travel Guide

The goal at Gordon's Travel Guide is to make it quick and easy for active travelers and trade professionals worldwide to research, plan and experience adventure travel and active vacations. Gordon's Travel Guide is a leader dedicated to promoting adventure and active travel, and the companies providing these services.

Ireland Walk Hike Bike

It is our pleasure to show you Ireland on foot. To inspire you with our culture, history, music, song, nature, views and in doing so to give you an unforgettable experience. We want you to see the Ireland we know and love.


For over 25 years we have specialized and excelled in providing walking and hiking tours of some of the most spectacular and idyllic countrysides of Scotland and England.

Randonnee Tours

Randonnee brings you an exceptional line of self-guided active vacations in Canada, the United States and Europe. We've been North America's leading specialist in self-guided active tours since 1990.


Since 1995, Tours.com has provided the most comprehensive source of tour operators worldwide, offering the most complete selection of vacations & vacation packages for individuals & groups.


Our routes are based in areas rich in history and are an ideal way for you to explore some of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. You don't have to be an experienced (or very fit) walker to enjoy our holidays; on many of our routes there are options for shorter daily walks and you can choose to spend more time sight-seeing, visiting local historic attractions like castles and distilleries.


Bicycling and walking vacations.

Walk Wild Scotland

Join us on an unforgettable journey to wild, remote and beautiful places in the Scottish Highlands & Islands. Our small group tours offer a personal and diverse experience of Scotland exploring magnificent landscapes, spotting wildlife, relaxing over a delicious picnic, catching a boat to a magic island, connecting you with Scottish folk, culture and history.

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