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Give the gift of a Cicerone guide

News · 22 Jul 2016

Cicerone guidebooks make great gifts

Theresa May presents Angela Merkel with Cicerone guide to Snowdonia

Walking ON the Italian Lakes

News · 23 Jun 2016

Walking ON the Italian Lakes

This is not exactly what our author Gillian Price meant when she wrote about Walking the Italian Lakes.... The Bulgarian artist Christos has just opened his floating piers on Italy's Lago d'Iseo. So now you can walk 3km on the tranquil lake.

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News · 14 Jun 2016

Ten years left to 'Find our Way', and register unrecorded footpaths

In 2026 any footpaths not recorded on official mapping could be lost forever. Cicerone and the Open Spaces Society need your help to ensure they remain in use. The Open Spaces...

Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

News · 31 May 2016

Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

The speed record for running the South West Coast Path was recently broken by Cicerone author Damian Hall, setting a new time of 10 days 15 hours and 18 minutes. We were so...

GR20 - Route Changes mean the end of an era

News · 26 May 2016

GR20 - Route Changes mean the end of an era

In this article, Paddy Dillon updates us on the many changes to the GR20. Please read this article fully before travelling to the area.

Nepal Earthquake One Year On

News · 29 Apr 2016

Nepal Earthquake: One Year On

In April 2015 an earthquake devastated large parts of Nepal and killed around 8900 of its citizens. Cicerone author Kev Reynolds reflects on the Nepal Earthquake: one year on.

The Top Ten Islands in Europe

News · 22 Apr 2016

The Top Ten Islands in Europe

The Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award winners for 2016 have been announced - here are the top ten islands in Europe according to their voters. There's more to these islands than drinking and beaches and, as it happens, we can recommend many them...

There's a hole in the ceiling...

News · 15 Feb 2016

There's a hole in the ceiling...

There was a bit of a commotion at Cicerone today as we had a new printer delivered.

Everest Handover

News · 26 Jan 2016

A new era begins for Everest trekking guidebook

Cicerone's Everest Trekking guidebook is to have a new author.

The Apennines gain UNESCO recognition

News · 15 Jan 2016

The Apennines gain UNESCO recognition

A huge chunk of the Italian Apennines has recently been added to the UNESCO World Network of Biospheres Reserves list. And five stages of the guide Trekking in the Apennines by Gillian Price explore that entire ridge area.

 Italy's Stelvio National Park Cicerone Guide

News · 16 Nov 2015

Giant glacier breaks apart

Gillian Price has sent us this information regarding the giant Forni glacier, visited in her guide to Italy's Stelvio National Park.

TGO Awards

News · 13 Nov 2015

Cicerone nominated in TGO Awards

Cicerone Press are delighted to have been nominated twice in the prestigious TGO awards for Abode of the Gods and the Book of the Bothy. Please vote for us before voting closes on Sunday 15th November.

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News · 19 Oct 2015

Ladakh river flood affects trekking routes

A flood on the Tsarab and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh in May 2015 caused significant damage. Many bridges and parts of newly built roads were destroyed affecting some trekking routes...

GR20 Minor Route Change

News · 15 Oct 2015

A minor route change on the GR20

Many thanks to Cicerone reader David Anderson who pointed out that the GR20 had been diverted slightly at Lac du Ninu. I went to have a look in September.

Gr20 Route

News · 14 Oct 2015

GR20 - The High Level Route Just Got Higher

The new rough tough high level variant route on the GR20. Paddy Dillon's guidebook will include the new route by the time the 2016 season begins in June.

Hadrian Landscape

News · 7 Sept 2015

New walking guidebooks with full mapping booklets

The new edition of many Cicerone walking guidebooks, including Mark Richards' popular guide to The Hadrian's Wall Path, will be completely different.

Results

News · 27 Aug 2015

Another Cicerone Ultra trail success

Another Ultra Trail success story for Cicerone. Joe Williams completes the TDS Courmayeur to Chamonix Ultra Trail. Placed 158 out of 1600 runners. Here's how it unfolded.

GR20 Route Update

News · 22 Jun 2015

GR20 - new variant route on the GR20

Paddy Dillon has informed us that a variant route has now been put in place at the Cirque De La Solitude on the GR20.

GR20 Route Update

News · 16 Jun 2015

GR20 Closed at the Cirque de la Solitude

GR20 CLOSED AT THE CIRQUE DE LA SOLITUDE - an update from Paddy Dillon

News from Nepal - final news from Siân and Bob

News · 28 May 2015

News from Nepal - final news from Siân and Bob

Cicerone Press authors Sian Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons are in Nepal and sharing daily updates of the struggles faced by the locals after the earthquake.