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Feature · 7 Mar 2014

Trekking the GR5 - French Alps

The GR5 is a long distance route from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice, via Chamonix, the Vanoise, Modane, Briancon, the Queyras, Larch, and the Mercantour National Park. Lesley Williams, from Cicerone, tackles the 660km long GR5 trekking route that...

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

News · 27 Feb 2014

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

Trip Advisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). Take a look at Cicerone's guidebook Walking on Harris and Lewis, and find out...

Walk Reader Awards 2013

News · 14 Feb 2014

Cicerone wins Gold in the Walk magazine reader awards

We are thrilled to announce that Cicerone has struck gold in the 2013 Walk magazine reader awards. Last week the Cicerone team made the trip down to the Outdoors Show in London,...

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Feature · 14 Feb 2014

The High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Just a short hop from Europe, Morocco's High Atlas mountains have stunning and wild trekking at altitudes up to 4000m. Hamish Brown tells us about wo routes in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco: the ascent of Jbel Tazekka (Tazzeka) 1980m, the high...

Visit Germany's Black Forest

Article · 7 Feb 2014

24,000 reasons to visit Germany's Black Forest

How many reasons do you need to visit Germany's Black Forest? How about 24000?

News · 6 Feb 2014

Cicerone wins Gold in Wanderlust Travel Awards 2014

Cicerone are delighted to announce that we have won the gold award in the Wanderlust magazine Travel Awards, 2014.

Greenland - Walking the Arctic Circle Trail

Article · 2 Feb 2014

Greenland - Walking the Arctic Circle Trail

The very idea of trekking the longest waymarked trail in Greenland must conjure up images of endless ice-fields, marauding polar bears, desperate struggles for survival and huge...

Why I wrote Via Ferratas of the French Alps

Article · 24 Jan 2014

Why I wrote Via Ferratas of the French Alps

Cicerone author Richard Miller tells us about how to came to write the guidebook to Via Ferratas of the French Alps and what he loves about the area. Like so many Cicerone...

The Via Francigena - a pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome

Article · 18 Jan 2014

The Via Francigena - a pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome

The Via Francigena ('the way through France') is a long-distance walk with a difference - a 1900km pilgrimage on foot from Canterbury to Rome. People have been making pilgrimages...

Tell Us Your Story: Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley

Article · 15 Jan 2014

Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley (Tell Us Your Story)

Reader Richard Evans enjoys the walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley and has written to Cicerone to tell us about it. Thanks Richard!

Lakeland Fellrangers

Article · 10 Jan 2014

Walked all the Lakeland Fellrangers? Then add your name to the official register

Completers of all 227 Lakeland FELLRANGER fell summits can be now added to the official hillwalkers register, and apply for a certificate. Details on how to apply can be found on...

Walking

Article · 6 Jan 2014

So, which trek to do next?

Karen from Billings, Montana emailed to ask for suggestions for which alpine trek she should tackle next after her Chamonix-Zermatt and Alta Via 2 treks. Cicerone publisher Jonathan Williams runs through the main options in Austria, France, Italy,...

Walking the Italian Lakes

Article · 17 Dec 2013

Walking the Italian Lakes (Tell Us Your Story)

On our second day we planned to summit Monte Grona. It rained the night before and dark clouds were sitting low on the mountain tops as we drove towards Breglia and as we got...

Kev gets sent to Coventry

News · 29 Nov 2013

Kev gets sent to Coventry

There have been some lovely reviews posted of one of Kev's latest guidebooks published by Cicerone, but we thought this one was well worth sharing with you all.

Walking in Essex

Article · 14 Nov 2013

Looking for fantastic and varied walking? Then check out walking in Essex...

Essex may not be high on many walkers' hit lists. In fact it probably doesn't feature at all. But to overlook this corner of England is to overlook some fantastic and varied...

Walking in Norfolk

Article · 13 Nov 2013

The Best Bits of Walking in Norfolk

We caught up with Laurence Mitchell, Cicerone author of Walking in Norfolk to find out a bit more about which part of Norfolk he likes the best.

Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel  photography award

News · 12 Nov 2013

Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel Photography award

Congratulations to Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham on winning the Travel Photographer of the Year Award at the British Guild of Travel Writers' Members Awards dinner. Rudolf is the...

Walking on Gran Canaria with a Cicerone Guide

Article · 24 Oct 2013

Winter sunshine walking on Gran Canaria

Tell someone you're off to Gran Canaria and they'll inevitably think of beaches, resorts and advise you on a good book to soak up the sun. But concentrating solely on one small, sandy bit of coastline, or not stepping away from the bars in Las...

Forest of Dean

Article · 8 Oct 2013

Quintessential Autumn walking in the Forest of Dean

Too often, autumn means lengthy rain, gusting winds and overcast skies. But there are days - maybe not as frequent as we'd like - when the clouds clear and autumn becomes a...

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Video · 3 Oct 2013

K2 Summit Alan Hinkes

Alan Hinkes' video from the summit of K2 which he climbed in 1995, on his third attempt. Read Alan's story of the ascent of this, and all the other 8000m mountains of the world in his book 8000metres - Climbing the World's highest mountains.