Walking Holidays

Waling Holidays

Guided and Self Guided Walking Holidays

Adventure Holidays are the leading Irish  specialist in guided and self-guided walking holidays in Europe.  We feature a broad range of walking holidays so whatever you are looking for we have something to suit you.  Europe offers everything you could want in a walking holiday. Spectacular mountain ranges, stunning coastal regions and wonderful country side and scenery.

We offer a range of holidays to suit all abilities and all seasons. Also we offer different walking styles, hotel to hotel walking or centred based walking from one or more hotels. On most itineraries we can provide different levels of accommodation from beautiful authentic agritourism inns and guesthouses to boutique hotels.


We work with local agents in each region to design each holiday. Their knowledge and enthusiasm,  local guides and staff are what make our holidays so special. Consequently they encourage you to step off the beaten path and immerse your self in the experience. Fascinating architecture, history, spectacular views and great hospitality.  On every trip you will enjoy a mix of must-see highlights and memorable experiences.

We do the work

We put together the holiday for you, reserving the hotels, transferring the luggage and organising airport transfers to the start of your itinerary therefore all you need do is arrive. All include breakfast and on most itineraries we can provide picnic lunches and dinner in the evening.

Included in our trips are route notes. These have comprehensive walking itineraries and detailed information for visits and points of interest along the way.  Detailed maps and our 24/7 local support  ensure you are never on your own if assistance is needed.  Expert guides are available on most trips if required.

Independent and Active

The ultimate in independent travel. Self-Guided holidays are perfect for the avid hiker as well as the regular walker. We have levels of walks to suit all fitness levels. We mix active adventure with flexible itineraries that immerse you in your chosen destination. Because we handle all the details in advance, peace of mind and excellent value are guaranteed.


At the end of a days walk everyone looks forward to a rest. Accomodation ranges from small, family run inns to the boutique hotels that reflect the character of the region. Daily breakfasts are included. Dinners on some trips. Ask us for  half board options. You decide how you’d like to dine at other meals. Just follow your well earned appetite and enjoy the local specialities.

Whether nestled in the heart of a village or lost in the countryside and surrounded by vines, accommodation is chosen using a strict criteria of comfort, hospitality, and authentic charm.

Guaranteed Daily Departures

Most of out Self Guided holidays allow you to begin on any day without effecting prices. We maximise value by advising the best days to fly. We handle all the details, leaving you to a worry free holiday. Every departure is guaranteed once confirmed. You have the reassurance that you’re guaranteed to go.


Authentic accommodations, local gastronomy, a great breakfast and meals on some itineraries are included. walking routes are designed by local guides ensuring you have the most authentic experience on  your holiday. Carefully crafted itineraries allow you to enjoy worry free travel. You explore on your own, carrying only your daypack.

Perfect for all ages

Self Guided holidays are perfect for all ages. We advise suitable itineraries that meet your level of comfort. You walk at your own pace and determine your own schedule. 


Don’t worry. Just because it’s not here, doesn’t mean we can’t do it. Call us on +35312590133 or send an enquiry  and tell us what you’re looking for.




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Self Guided Walking Holidays

Self Guided Walking Holidays

Self-Guided Holidays are perfect for intrepid explorers who want to take their holiday experience one step further. Because they are designed specifically for independent travellers, Self-Guided Holidays allow you to choose full days of walking at your own pace.

Each day’s itinerary includes both active and cultural options. You have the freedom to adjust the day’s events as the spirit moves you. All the elements of our highly regarded guided walking holidays are still there.

Client Favourite Las Alpujarras walking holiday

24-hour support. Self Guided doesn’t mean you’re on your own. Our local operators are there to provide support when you need it. 
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Small groups with a local guide. On our guided walking holidays, our bright, charming and ebullient guides will help immerse you in the local culture. They will introduce you to the hidden delights of your destination.  Whether it’s the highest peaks of the Himalaya. The delicacies of a village market. The intriguing local customs of Japan or Slovenia – you’ll discover more than you ever could on an ordinary holiday.

Client Favourite: The Lycian Way

Luggage Transfers: On all our tours your luggage will be transported for you. Airport transfers are included in some tours, on other we advise on the best local transport options.

Trekking Holidays

If you are looking for something more challenging then one of our trekking holidays is for you. Not all these holidays are featured on our site.  We offer a tailor made service. Whether it’s the heights of the Himalayas.  The expanses of Patagonia. The unique landscapes of Iceland or trekking around Mont Blanc. Get in touch for advice and pricing.

Client Favourite Trekking Mont Blanc

  Great accommodations near the best trails. Delightful restaurants boasting authentic local cuisine.  Enriching encounters with friendly locals, and our dedication to exceptional customer service.
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Group Walking Holidays

When people call on us to help with their holidays, we aim to please. Our trip planners can prepare a unique tailor made trip for your group. You can of course choose from one of our current itineraries. We will find the right trip for you and your travel companions.  Get in touch.  We are ready to roll up our sleeves and start planing a great adventure for you and your group.
We work with walking groups, social clubs, companies and charities to tailor make group walking/trekking trips in Europe arranging everything. Guides, accommodation,  luggage and airport transfers, meals, excursions, unique experiences taking you off the beaten trek.

The range of experiences cover multi-property or centre based, self-guided or guided and an active level suited to the group.   Your dates. Your group. We recommend the best months to go, prepare flight schedules and  give a range of accommodation options. We will providing pricing based on your group size,  room configurations and budget.