Tag / walking in italy
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2017 17:20 BST
Adagio, sister company to Ramblers Walking Holidays, are the experts in “gentle walking” small group, expertly led holidays on foot. The new 2018 brochure offers a mix of 30 different journeys with new additions including an exploration of France’s Chamonix Valley; ‘Mediterranean Switzerland’ and a walk in the 'Romantic Heart of Spain' to the ancient cities of Segovia and Toledo.
Press Releases • Jan 25, 2017 16:10 GMT
Spring is the perfect season for a European walking holiday, as temperatures rise after the winter months. Ramblers Walking Holidays offer an excellent selection of spring breaks ranging from walking in the fertile Andalucía foothills to following the trails along the Southern Italian Coast to a backdrop of invitingly azure bays.
Blog posts • Jun 08, 2016 09:21 BST
Judy Fine has recently returned from our Treasures of Sicily holiday and has put together an excellent slide presentation of the many and varied sights and experiences she enjoyed on this four-centre tour of this diverse island with its historical and cultural riches and wealth of natural beauty.
Press Releases • Jun 07, 2016 08:30 BST
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – have just launched their new brochure, jam-packed with new holiday ideas for late 2016 / 2017. Included is this latest holiday to southern Italy and Sicily.
Press Releases • Apr 21, 2016 12:12 BST
Whether it’s a safari in Swaziland, trekking with mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda, discovering vibrant Taiwan or exploring the Smugglers’ Coast from S’Agaro to Cadaques in Catalonia, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures – has it all! The company now operates to 250 destinations in 70 countries.
Blog posts • Mar 16, 2016 10:40 GMT
We think it’s essential that our staff are familiar with our holidays so that they can provide our clients with the best possible information and advice, so our training often includes staff educational visits. Monica Phipps, one of our sales and reservations consultants, and travel advisor Gemma Last jumped at the chance to experience everything that our new Naples & Capri trip has to offer.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2016 11:06 GMT
Staff educational trips form an important part of our customer service standards, but as well as being informative, they are also great fun, as David Kay, RWH product manager for Italy, found out on a recent whistle-stop trip to Venice.
Blog posts • Nov 10, 2015 18:09 GMT
The dreamy locations of the Inspector Montalbano TV Series have placed this part of Italy firmly on the tourist map. Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, investigates and finds baroque hilltop towns, stunning beaches and is tantalised by a possible sighting of the famous detective.
Blog posts • Jul 10, 2015 15:46 BST
The Cinque Terre is a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. Colourful houses and ancient vineyards cling to steep terraces set amid some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in Europe. Al and Jane Sarjeant have just returned from leading a group there, and were once again captivated by its beauty.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2014 10:08 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2014 13:06 BST
When you’re leading a group, you are always concentrating fully on them, totally absorbed on making their holiday the best possible, looking out for their safety while making sure that none of the sights or experiences are missed. It’s pretty full on, and hugely enjoyable.
Blog posts • Oct 26, 2010 16:43 BST
Although it is difficult to summarise the holiday in a few short words, it was without a doubt amongst the best trips I have made. There is an extraordinary ‘permanent impermanence’ about Sicily, characterised in part by its volcanic nature, and the general feeling of being in a time warp.
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2010 16:17 BST
Walking in the Mountains of Tuscany was a wonderful trip that my son and I had taken 15 years ago. It was every bit as wonderful all these years later. T
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2010 16:14 BST
This could be described as the perfect holiday – good walking, great scenery, good weather, good food and good company. We were particularly lucky with the double act of Wendy and Stephen who shared the leadership of the D and D+/C walks that were offered each day.
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2010 16:00 BST
The Gargano Peninsula is a lovely coastal part of Puglia and thankfully doesn’t appear to be well known to many tourists yet – which is nice for a walking group. We were a group of 15, none of whom knew each other prior to the holiday and we gelled pretty quickly – although there were two of the group who never joined us on any walks.
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2010 15:51 BST
Our magical week walking along peaceful valleys, through attractive alpine villages and challenging mountain climbs in warm sunshine, contrasted heavily with its turbulent past in the latter stages of Austro-Hungarian rule. Fierce fighting during WW1 along the border with Italy, finally led to Italian sovereignty in 1919 as part of the Treaty of Versailles.