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Gran Paradiso

Article · 6 Aug 2022

100 years of the Gran Paradiso

The Gran Paradiso National Park is 100 years old in 2022. Jane Doran takes a look at this beautiful Alpine area around the summit of the Gran Paradiso.

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Podcast · 3 Aug 2022

Sarah Williams on Walking the Wales Coast Path in 50 Days

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Sarah Williams of Tough Girl Challenges to talk about her experiences walking the entire Wales Coast Path in only 50 days. The Wales Coast...

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Focus · 2 Aug 2022

Focus on England's colossal coastline

England has almost 3000 miles of stunning shoreline and it's easier to explore than ever, thanks to the new England Coast Path. Whilst not fully complete, many new areas of path have been opened and plenty of existing paths have been improved. We...

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Article · 30 Jul 2022

Trekking the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail

Cicerone authors Nike and Jacint had a wonderful time walking, and writing about, the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail in France. This video shows a couple of highlights from their...

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Article · 23 Jul 2022

A remote via ferrata adventure in the Dolomites

Lou Stone explores the ancient military via ferratas of a less visited corner of the Italian Dolomites. Her journey take her deep into secret amphitheatres of soaring spires, over...

Hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash with Joe Williams

Live · 2 Aug 2022

Hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash with Joe Williams

Joe Williams has just been hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru and he loved it. Join us to chat about the route, how to say llama, and to discover what is finally capable of...

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Podcast · 20 Jul 2022

England Coast Path Live Event Highlights

This episode is the highlights from July's Cicerone Live event on the England Coast Path with Andrew McCloy, author of Great Walks on the England Coast Path 30 classic walks on the longest National Trail. The England Coast Path, once fully open,...

Lake Bennett

Article · 16 Jul 2022

True grit on the Chilkoot Trail

Brendan Sainsbury follows the Chilkoot Trail, an epic land route stretching for 53km from Dyea in Alaska to Lake Bennett in Canada, sometimes referred to as history’s last great adventure

GPS

Article · 9 Jul 2022

7 top tips for planning cycling routes

Not everyone has access to a local network of traffic-free, shared-use paths or miles of quiet country lanes, but don’t be deterred as there are great rides to be found almost everywhere. Richard Barrett has these top tips for working with route...

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Podcast · 6 Jul 2022

Walking in Italy

In this episode, Hannah is joined by author Gillian Price to give you an overview of the amazing and varied walking routes and food you'll find in Italy. Italy offers wonderful opportunities to walk and trek. Stretching from the Maritime Alps to...

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Article · 2 Jul 2022

Mountains and gorges in western Crete

Crete is one of the most mountainous islands in the Mediterranean, with over 400 gorges, most of which are in the west. This is an ideal choice for a walking holiday in early spring when the weather is usually warm and sunny, and the flowers are at...

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Focus · 1 Jul 2022

Summer of Adventure

If you're looking for an adventure this summer then let us guide you. You could take on something wild and remote like the Cape Wrath Trail, Scottish and pointy like the Cuillin Ridge on Skye or something long and speedy like Cycling from London to...

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Article · 25 Jun 2022

Are the hills really alive with the sound of music?

Does listening to music in the outdoors enhance the experience, deepen our bond with landscape and even make us walk or run faster? Or is there nothing better than the sound of...

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Podcast · 22 Jun 2022

Mont Blanc Treks

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Sara Wild, owner of Mont Blanc Treks to talk all about this truly world class route. Find out about some of the world's finest mountain scenery; Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe; the Chamonix...

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Live · 5 Jul 2022

The England Coast Path with Andrew McCloy

Secrets from the world's longest coast path, with author Andrew McCloy. Join us live online on 5th July 2022 at 19:00 UK time on the Cicerone website, Cicerone Press Facebook page...

A temple

Article · 18 Jun 2022

Hidden Roman sights along Hadrian’s Wall Path

While walking the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail there are a few unusual treasures you may find still on the original spot - revealed here

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Article · 11 Jun 2022

Adventures on the Orkney and Shetland islands

Stephen Dunnett visits the magical Orkney and Shetland islands and suggests that with a bit of planning, you can have an adventure on par with destinations much further away than...

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Podcast · 8 Jun 2022

Walking the Brittany Coast Path

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Carroll Dorgan, author of the new Cicerone guidebook on the Brittany Coast Path. The guidebook details the 624km section of French long-distance route the GR34 (or Sentier des Douaniers, the Customs Officers'...

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Article · 4 Jun 2022

A Lakeland Summer, by Elizabeth Battrick

Elizabeth Battrick, walker, writer and lover of the Lake District, wrote A Lakeland Summer, published by Cicerone Press, in 1979. Here, her son Peter Battrick gives a short introduction to her life, followed by an extract from the book.

Walking among a plethora of flowers in Portugal

Focus · 1 Jun 2022

Springtime and sunshine walks

The long daylight hours of spring and summer make walking and trekking a relaxing way to explore the best of a destination. Walk slowly and look at the flowers, or take a dip in a hidden cove. Scramble on some warm rocks and take time to stop for an...