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Edelweiss, Traditional Villages, and Snow-Capped Peaks

Hike in the glorious mountains of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the heart of Bavaria, then head into the alpine splendor of Austria’s Tyrol, with two hiking options each day and wonderful hotels at night.

8 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
4+

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

Idyllic Islands,Medieval Hilltowns, and culinary delights

Enjoy hikes and cultural exploration in Motovon, a spectacular walled town, Pula, with its immense Roman amphitheater, the cliff-top village of Lubenice, the harbor town of Veli Lovinj, and the World Heritage Site of Trogir.

11 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

Hiking, Biking, and Optional Sea Kayaking along the Dalmatian Coast

Experience hiking, biking, and sea kayaking along the glorious Dalmatian Coast in Croatia on this delightful Private Journey.

9 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
2

Enchanting Hikes, Cesky Krumlov, and Glorious Prague

Enjoy hikes through thriving vineyards, past 13th century monasteries, and between massive stone castles in the sylvan countryside, discover the medieval treasures of glorious Prague andCesky Krumlov.

9 days from: $3995
Trip Level:
2+

One of the Best Long-Distance Hikes in the World

Hike coast-to-coast all the way across England from the impossibly romantic Lake District to the stone-built villages of the Yorkshire Dales and onward to the purple heather lands of the North York Moors.

14 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
4+

Hidden Coves, Fishing Villages, and Hiking the Cornish Coast

Hiking and cultural adventure on the Cornish Coastal Path, with overnights in Cornwall's loveliest villages, including Fowey and St. Ives.

10 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Country Walks, Prehistoric Caves, and Magnificent Chateaux

Discover the Lot Valley of southwest France, with hikes to cliff-perched towns including Rocamadour and overnights in historic hotels. Explore ancient abbeys, open-air markets, visit the extraordinary prehistoric Pech Merle caves.

9 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
2+

Coastal Trails, Ancient Abbeys, and Legendary Cuisine

Hike the spectacular Emerald Coast, visit ancient Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, and Dinan, walk the D-Day beaches, enjoy legendary cuisine.

11 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3

Glacial Cirques, Mountain Meadows, and the High Peaks of the Pyrenees

Hike the best trails of France's Pyrenees National Park, including the famed GR10 and the dramatic amphitheater called the Cirque de Gavarnie, with overnights in beautiful mountain villages.

9 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
4 & 5

From the Mountains to the Sea along the GR5

Hike from mighty Mont Blanc, with its perpetual glaciers, through traditional villages and national parks to the palm-fringed beaches of the Cote d’Azur, where the Maritime Alps plunge into the blue Mediterranean.

14 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
5

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Spectacular High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

Enjoy one of the world's greatest hikes, the classic Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt, on trails beneath Western Europe's highest peaks.

12 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
5+

hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Mountain Trails and Ancient Cultures of Euskadi

Enjoy the delights of Basque Country on country hikes, explore Basque heritage, and sample regional food and wine, including a cooking class and dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

10 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

A Lodge-Based Adventure in the Republic of Georgia

Hike through Georgia's Caucasus Mountains for an incredible cultural and mountain adventure.

11 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
4

Edelweiss, Traditional Villages, and Snow-Capped Peaks

Hike in the glorious mountains of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the heart of Bavaria, then head into the alpine splendor of Austria’s Tyrol, with two hiking options each day and wonderful hotels at night.

8 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
4+

Hidden Trails and Golden Beaches of the Cyclades

Explore the storied isles of the Cyclades, with wonderful hikes on Tinos, Naxos, and rugged Amorgos, each a tranquil realm of bougainvillea-draped hill villages above the gleaming Aegean.

13 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
3+

Ancient Sites and the Cyclades Islands

Explore Greece from the ancient sanctuary of Olympia to the sun-drenched Cyclades Islands, including Delos, birthplace of Apollo, and glamorous Mykonos.

12 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

The Burren, County Mayo, Connemara, and the Aran Islands

Explore from Galway to the Burren, Connemara, Joyce Country, the Aran Islands, and County Mayo on this cultural and hiking adventure.

9 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
3

Coastal, Mountain, and Island Hikes in Cork and Kerry

Hike the most spectacular landscapes and seascapes of southwest Ireland, from Sheep’s Head Peninsula, one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets, to the Kerry Way, the pilgrim trails of the Dingle Peninsula, and the remote Blasket Islands.

9 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
3

From Medieval Hilltowns to the Ligurian Sea

Explore Tuscany's medieval gems of Sovana and Sorano, radiant Siena, and enjoy a sunset hike into legendary San Gimignano. In the Cinque Terre, hike between secluded villages set beside the sparkling sea.

10 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3

Ravello, Mt. Vesuvius, and Spectacular Coastal Hikes

Hike the spectacular Amalfi Coast and storied isle of Capri, visit ancient Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius, with wonderful cuisine along the way.

9 days from: $5195
Trip Level:
3+

Piemonte, Lombardia, and the Veneto

In northern Italy, we enjoy superb hikes in Piemonte, Lombardia, and the Veneto along with wine and cheese tastings, a cooking class, and elegant meals created by some of Italy’s most legendary chefs.

9 days from: $6095
Trip Level:
2+

Greek and Roman Ruins, Coastal and Mountain Hikes

Hike in vineyards, along the blue Mediterranean, and on the slopes of mighty Mt. Etna, explore ancient Segesta and Siracusa, with a grand finale at enchanting Taormina, one of Europe's most beautiful villages.

11 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
3

From Siena to Rome along the Via Francigena

Hike from Siena to Rome on the legendary pilgrim trail to Rome, enjoy the cultures, cuisines, and wines of Tuscany and Lazio.

10 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
3

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Hiking Mt. Etna and the Aeolian Islands

In Italy's Aeolian Islands, follow trails to the top the dramatic volcano-isles of Stromboli and Vulcano, hike on magnificent Mt. Etna, and enjoy coastal walks on the islands of Lipari and Panarea.

11 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
4

Lakes Como, Lugano, Maggiore, and Orta

Amid the spectacular deep-blue lakes of Lombardia, hike lakeside promenades, visit villas and villages, and enjoy marvelous cuisine.

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
3

Experience Europe’s Most Dramatic mountains

Enormous rock spires, deep green valleys, and tiny villages: enjoy spectacular hikes in this world-renowned mountain realm in northern Italy, with a choice of two hiking options each day.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
4 & 5

Lake Maggiore, Orta San Giulio, Isola Bella, and Cinque Terre

Hike in two of Italy's most beautiful realms: the ancient lakeside towns of Lombardia and dramatic cliff-perched villages of Cinque Terre.

10 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
2 & 3

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

In the Land of the Czars

With your private guide, explore Moscow, Russia’s Mother City, the “Golden Ring” of medieval towns along the Volga River, including the Holy City of Suzdal, with a grand finale in stunning St. Petersburg.

10 days from: $3595
Trip Level:
1+

Hiking the Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye

Hike on the Isle of Skye, in the far Cuillins, at historic Glencoe, and on Harris Island, and enjoy Scotland's ancient culture.

10 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
3+

Castles, Lochs, the Highlands, and the Inner Hebrides

Explore Glasgow, Loch Lomond, the glens of historic Glencoe, the Hebrides and the Isle of Skye, and experience Scotland's ancient culture on this Private Journey.

10 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
2 & 3

Adventures from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic sea

Hike the trails of the snow-capped Julian Alps and explore Slovenia's traditional villages and historic towns, including Kobarid, immortalized in Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, and medieval Piran on the blue Adriatic.

11 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
3

Idyllic Islands,Medieval Hilltowns, and culinary delights

Enjoy hikes and cultural exploration in Motovon, a spectacular walled town, Pula, with its immense Roman amphitheater, the cliff-top village of Lubenice, the harbor town of Veli Lovinj, and the World Heritage Site of Trogir.

11 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

Ancient Trails and Paradors of Northern Spain’s camino de santiago

Hike the ancient pilgrim trail to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, passing through the ancient kingdom of Castile and lush, mystical Galicia in northern Spain.

9 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
3

The Alhambra, Ronda, and the Whitewashed Villages of Southern Spain

Hikes and cultural exploration in southern Spain from the whitewashed villages of Las Alpujarras to the trails of the Sierra de Grazalema.

8 days from: $4295
Trip Level:
3

Mountain Trails and Ancient Cultures of Euskadi

Enjoy the delights of Basque Country on country hikes, explore Basque heritage, and sample regional food and wine, including a cooking class and dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

10 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

The Pyrenees Foothills, Mediterranean Coast, and Spectacular Medieval Towns

Explore the natural beauty and ancient heritage of Catalonia with hiking, biking, cava-tasting, and visits to medieval Besalu and Girona.

9 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
2

Swiss Classics: Zermatt, Pontresina, and Guarda

Hike high trails above the traditional Engadine Valley, plus take a ride on the famous Glacier Express.

8 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
2 & 3

Lake Lucerne, the Bernese Oberland, and Lake Geneva’s Lavaux Wine Country

Discover enchanting Lake Lucerne, the great snow peaks of the Bernese Oberland, and Lake Geneva’s Lavaux wine country on our hiking and cultural odyssey in Switzerland.

9 days from: $6495
Trip Level:
3

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Spectacular High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

Enjoy one of the world's greatest hikes, the classic Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt, on trails beneath Western Europe's highest peaks.

12 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
5+

Lakes Como, Lugano, Maggiore, and Orta

Amid the spectacular deep-blue lakes of Lombardia, hike lakeside promenades, visit villas and villages, and enjoy marvelous cuisine.

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
3

Ticino, Engadine, Glacier Express, and the Matterhorn

On this private trip, take a ride on the famous Glacier Express, explore Lugano’s lake town and the enchanting alpine villages of St. Moritz and Zermatt, and finish with a hike at the iconic Matterhorn.

10 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
2 & 3

A Mediterranean Voyage with Hikes to Hidden Ruins and Seaside Villages

Explore the brilliant coast of Turkey in a traditional "gulet" yacht. Glories of Rome, Greece, and Lycia along the Aegean coast, day hikes, unrivaled ruins, and cultural visits.

14 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
2+

From Roman Ruins to Imperial Istanbul

With your private guide, explore the monuments of Istanbul, the volcanic moonscape of Cappadocia, magnificent Ephesus, Bodrum on the Aegean Coast, and mountain-ringed Aphrodisias, a fantastic World Heritage Site.

11 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
2+

Istanbul, Cappadocia, and the Turquoise Coast

Sail the exquisite Turquoise Coast in your own private gulet (yacht), visit the Byzantine cave churches of Cappadocia and the marble-paved streets of magnificent Roman Ephesus, explore the treasures of Istanbul.

11 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
2