Walking Holidays

Let’s discover a new walking trail together. Take in some of the most scenic vistas Europe has to offer, whether you're a serious walker, a Sunday morning rambler, or just love peace and quiet - we have a walking holiday to suit you.

We offer a variety of walking holidays in Europe, where you can reconnect to nature, explore the best national parks, hike with a group of fellow outdoor enthusiasts and experience a new country by foot. Uncover the picturesque Croatian national parks, trek the famous Camino De Santiago pilgrimage in Spain, walk the bends and trails of the Danube, hike the Austrian Alps or uncover some incredible walking routes in Ireland. 

Our local expert guides will be with you all the way on your trip, providing unique insights and tips into your chosen walking destination. So grab your hiking boots and let’s get active; discover some of the best landscapes in the world on a guided walking holiday with us.

Walking holidays to suit all levels

From a thrilling hike in Spain

To a forest trail in the Julian Alps

Local expert guides to assist & inspire

Book before 30th of September 2021 and save €50pp* off any 2022 Walking holiday of 7 nights or more. Use code: VP-WALKING50.


Select A Guided Group Walking Holiday

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€1,039pp

Croatia

Croatia Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board

Flights &
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€1,399pp

Slovenia

Slovenia Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board (+1)

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,179pp

Spain

Footsteps of the Camino de Santiago Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3 & 4
Half Board (+2)

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,099pp

Romania

Transylvania Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3 & 4
B&B

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,359pp

Spain

Camino de Santiago - The Last 100km

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3 & 4
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,299pp

Spain

Sierra Nevada Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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From

€1,139pp

Spain

Camino de Santiago - The Portuguese Coastal Way

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3 & 4
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,249pp

Hungary

Balaton Uplands Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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€599pp

Ireland

The Burren Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

4

Nights

3 & 4
Half Board
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€599pp

Ireland

Kerry Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

4

Nights

3
Half Board
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€1,299pp

Ireland

Cork & Kerry Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board (+1)
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€479pp

Ireland

Wicklow Walking Holiday

3

Nights

Room Only
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€659pp

Ireland

Donegal Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

4

Nights

3
B&B
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€1,239pp

Hungary

Hungary - The Danube Bend Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,199pp

Andorra

Andorra Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board

Flights &
Transfers

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€1,599pp

Austria

Kitzbuhel Austrian Walking Holiday

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board

Flights &
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What To Expect On A Guided Walking Holiday

We offer a range of walking holidays suitable for all levels to destinations like Spain, Austria, Hungary and Romania. Whether you are an experienced walker prepared for hours of adventurous hiking or prefer to take things at a moderate pace, we’ll take you to some of the most beautiful trails in Europe. From a thrilling hike to take in panoramic views atop the Austrian Alps to a moderate walk through Slovenia’s Bohinj Valley in search of crystal clear glacial lakes, our walking holidays have something for everyone. The majority of our walking holidays offer a choice of routes with varying pace and distance, with each graded as ‘leisurely’, ‘moderate’, or ‘challenging’ depending on the distance, terrain and incline covered. All of our walking holidays include return flights, hotel accommodation, all ground transfers and an expert, local guide, so you get the most out of every trip!  

 

Top Hiking Destinations In Europe To Visit

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Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel, the sports capital in the heart of the Alps, combines tradition and an active lifestyle. It is a mecca for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors in the most scenic of settings.

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Triglav National Park

Triglav National Park is the only National Park in Slovenia and is one of the oldest parks in Europe, it’s named after its highest mountain 'Triglav'. You can experience many beautiful natural features such as Vintar Gorge, Martuljek waterfalls, Triglav Lakes, Kriška Lake and Soca River.

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Fagaras Mountains

Fagaras Mountains are the highest and one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Romania. Here you’ll find Balea Lake, a glacier lake that is situated at 2,034m above sea level.

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Danube Bend

Located just north of Budapest and close to Visegrád, the Danube bend is a nature lover’s paradise. It is possibly the most picturesque stretch of the Danube,  the area is covered in woodland and the elevated sites give visitors incredible views of the river and its surroundings. 

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Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park is Ireland's second largest national park. In this stunning location, you can uncover the wonderful wilderness, rugged mountains, unspoiled lakes, oak woodlands and sparkling waterfalls.


Walking Levels

We offer a variety of walking holidays to suit all different skill levels and the majority of our walking holidays offer a choice of walking routes with varying pace and distance. So whether you’re an experienced walker hiking through rough terrain with challenging routes or just want to try out a new kind of holiday walking at your leisure, have a look at our walking levels to choose what’s right for you.

Leisurely

Our leisurely walks have an average distance between 3km and 10km on relatively flat terrain. If you’re a leisurely walker, we recommend our Transylvania walking holiday or our Footsteps of the Camino de Santiago holiday.

Moderate

Our moderate walks have an average distance between 6km and 16km with daily ascent likely to be between 200m and 700m. If you’re looking for a holiday with moderately paced walking routes, our walking holidays in Ireland or the Danube bend are a great option for you.

Challenging

Our challenging walks have an average distance between 11km and 28km with daily ascents likely to be between 500m and 1570m. If you’re up for a challenge, we recommend our Slovenia walking holiday or suggest you join us for the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago.


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Terms & Conditions

*Offer valid for all new bookings made between 9th of August and 30th of September 2021. Offer is €50pp off any new 2022 walking holidays of 7 nights or more by using the code VP-WALKING50. Offers are non-transferable, subject to availability, cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and has no cash value. All deposits are non-refundable.