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The chain bridge spans the Danube between Buda (left) and Pest (right)

Article · 13 Jul 2024

Exploring the Beauty and Culture of the Danube

The Danube River, flowing nearly 3,000 km through ten countries, is celebrated for its cultural and historical significance. Iconic cities like Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest,...

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Article · 10 Jul 2024

An Introduction to Walking in Arolla and Zinal

Nestled in southern Switzerland's Valais region, Arolla lies in the Val d'Hérens, while Zinal is high in the Val d'Anniviers. With traditional villages, challenging hikes, and...

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Article · 4 Jul 2024

The Cathar Way – essential facts & top tips

The Cathar Way, or Sentier Cathare, is a voyage into the past. A trail of some 260km through the foothills of the Pyrenees in Languedoc, southern France, it links a chain of...

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Article · 4 Jul 2024

Slovenia's Juliana Trail – what you need to know

Making a circuit of Triglav, Slovenia's highest peak, the Juliana trek takes in some less familiar valleys along with well-known spots such as Lake Bohinj and Bled. Designed to...

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Article · 1 Jul 2024

Celebrating Joss Naylor - King of the Fells

Joss Naylor, the veteran record-breaking fell runner known as the 'King of the Fells, has died at the age of 88. Joss was an inspiration to many, both as a legendary fell runner...

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Focus · 20 Jun 2024

International Day Walking – what you need to know

Europe is packed with fantastic walks just waiting to be explored. Rough mountain walking and altitude can be encountered in destinations such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Sierra Nevada...

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Focus · 17 Jun 2024

Discover the best short walks in the UK

New to walking? Looking for family friendly walks? Or visiting an area and looking for inspiration? Trust Cicerone to lead the way with short and easy walks…

The magical outline of Stonehenge

Article · 17 Jun 2024

Walking through history: 7 ancient long-distance routes in the UK

The British Isles are packed with history, from ancient medieval abbeys to neolithic stone circles, from the finest surviving frontier work from any part of the classical Roman...

The Hungarian Parliament building stands beside the Danube in Budapest

Article · 5 Jun 2024

Cycling the Danube: the Black Forest to Budapest

Rising in the German Black Forest, the Danube River runs for 2,772 km through 10 countries on its way to the Black Sea. In this post, we cover all the key facts you need to know...

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Focus · 3 Jun 2024

European Cycle Touring – everything you need to know

Exploring Europe by bike is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the continent's rich cultural and natural heritage. With excellent cycling infrastructure catering to cyclists...

Looking north up the Kent estuary

Article · 30 May 2024

Discover Arnside & Silverdale: 5 must-do short walks

Often overshadowed by its larger neighbour, the Lake District, the Arnside and Silverdale peninsula is a hidden gem in England's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs)...

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Article · 30 May 2024

Top 5 walks to explore the best of the Surrey Hills

Visiting Surrey and want to see the best of it? Looking to escape London's bustle and explore an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Seeking an easy walk for beginners or...

Cape Cornwall and the Brisons

Article · 29 May 2024

Explore Cornwall: Top 5 Scenic and Historic Walks around Land's End and Penzance

Discover the wild beauty of Cornwall's western tip with five fantastic walks around Land's End and Penzance. Explore rugged coastlines, moorlands, and historical sites, including...

View east across Brimham rocks

Article · 29 May 2024

Five of the best short walks in Nidderdale

Are you visiting Nidderdale and want to see the best of it? Or looking for an easy walk suitable for beginners or families? Here are five short walks (3.5hrs or less) that...

The summit of Beinn Ghobhlach with Scoraig peninsula beyond

Article · 23 May 2024

Five of the best small mountains in Scotland (that aren’t Munros)

Already ticked off all the Munros? Or looking to get away from the Munro-baggers? While smaller mountains may not boast the highest peaks, they offer unparalleled beauty and...

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Article · 21 May 2024

The Corfu Trail: essential facts and top tips

Suitable for both novices and experienced walkers, this marvellous trek explores Corfu from toe to top – far south to far north – in 10 memorable day stages. Read on to find...

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Article · 10 May 2024

The Coast to Coast Cycle Route – essential facts & top tips

The 139 mile C2C route is the most well-loved short cycle tour in the UK, and for good reason. Taking you from the Irish sea at Whitehaven or Workington to the North Sea at...

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Article · 9 May 2024

Cycling coast-to-coast: The Reivers Cycle Route

The Reivers Cycle Route is easily the least ridden of the six northern coast-to-coast routes on the National Cycle Network, yet there is much to be said for the road less...

Top Ten Best Bits of Cycling the Way of the Roses

Article · 9 May 2024

Cycling the Way of the Roses: essential facts and top tips

The Way of the Roses is the perfect route for cyclists of all abilities. It's an ideal way to see the beauty of the North of England, visit Morecombe, York, the Dales and...

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Article · 8 May 2024

Cycling in Ireland: An Intro to the Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland's Atlantic Coast is a cyclist's paradise. Quiet roads wind alongside deserted beaches and tiny harbours, before climbing over mountain passes and passing countless...