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News · 25 Jun 2021

Website orders going to EU countries

It is probably not news that the UK has left the current trading arrangements with the EU from 1 January 2021. Things have changed a fair bit, especially around paperwork, customs clearances, VAT and international shipping. Unfortunately, these...

Crete

News · 4 Nov 2020

Loraine Wilson – author, mountain guide and explorer of Crete

It is with sadness that we report the recent death of Loraine Wilson, author and leading authority on exploring Crete on foot.

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News · 16 Jul 2020

Can I go walking in Europe? Regular updates for walking and trekking in summer and autumn 2021

Walking, trekking and other outdoor activity holidays in Europe, and Brexit and coronavirus-related restrictions. This page will help you find up-to-date information for walking,...

Travel updates

News · 20 May 2020

Coronavirus restrictions: travel update information

The situation regarding travel is continuously developing and changing. Here are the most reliable and up-to-date sources of information that are available to help you plan ahead...

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News · 27 Jun 2019

A postcard from Michael Palin

We were delighted to get this postcard from Michael Palin saying how much he liked our celebratory Fifty Years of Adventure book.

The Refuge d’Ortu di U Piobbu has burnt down. Image from Corse Matin.

News · 10 Jun 2019

Hut issues and storm damage on the Tour of Mont Blanc, the GR20 and the Dolomites

We have had news from several customers and authors about storm damage and hut issues in several key trekking areas. Please check our information below and let us know if we have...

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News · 10 Jun 2019

Totalp Hut in the Austrian Alps destroyed by avalanche

One of the casualties resulting from the extremely heavy snowfall in the Austrian Alps this winter was the Totalp Hut on the slopes of Schesaplana, highest of the Rätikon Alps.

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News · 9 May 2019

Storm damage in the Dolomites

Gillian Price warns of disruption to walking in the Dolomites due to storm damage. If you are walking in the area and encounter any problems please let us know so we can keep other walkers informed.

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News · 27 Dec 2018

The Dordogne: top 5 travel destination in 2019

The Dordogne, France, has been named by National Geographic as one of the top 5 world’s most exciting destinations in 2019.

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News · 10 Dec 2018

Cicerone at the Adventure Travel Show

Cicerone is sponsoring the show as official travel literature partner, offering a series of trekking workshops and sponsoring one of the theatres at the Adventure Travel Show, 19-20th January 2019. Come along and listen to author talks, ask your own...

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News · 11 Nov 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Come along to the Shackleton tent outside the Brewery Arts centre to enjoy 3 days of FREE talks by local adventurers and outdoor experts, covering a wide variety of subjects from winter walking to adventures with kids, from the Snowdonia way to...

The new Europaweg bridge

News · 2 Aug 2017

New Europaweg bridge - A Bridge too far?

Kev Reynolds shares the news from the Alps that the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has just opened on the Europaweg.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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