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“Real” Europe.  What does it mean?  Independent walking holidays are the best way to discover the still-vibrant rural soul which infuses so many lesser-known areas of Europe, and to discover the beauty that arises from the harmony of man, history, culture and landscape. Our mission is to give you the freedom of discovery.

We know that you have different walking needs and abilities and we have walks from 4 to 14 nights and of different grades to suit everybody.  We can even give you a tester day with our local contact to get you used to the concept of self-guiding.  And of course we carry your heavy luggage, so all you need to carry is a light day-pack.

Above all however we see ourselves as enablers.  Our team of head office staff, local contacts and indispensible hosts is committed to allowing you to find the very best that rural Europe can offer.  Once you have done one walk you will come back for more.

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Welcome to our new website!

Monday 19th June | Posted by Simon Scutt

Congratulations - you've found your way to our new website! Launched in June 2017, we hope you'll agree that this is an improvement on the previous version. We've been beavering away in recent months to get everything loaded up on the site that you could possibly need to choose your next walking holiday with On Foot. You'll probably notice a few things straight away - the home page is less cluttered, with an easy menu across the top, and a ...

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On Foot - Basque Country

By Hot walker on 24 June 2017

Basque Region walk - excellent route and instructions, perfect accommodation and meals.

Onfoot are excellent - they offer a very personal service and also ask for comprehensive feedback and respond to any points you raise. We have no nega...

Onfoot are excellent - they offer a very personal service and also ask for comprehensive feedback and respond to any points you raise. We have no negative comments. The only points we raised were very minor and will be addressed eg. a very minor modification to the first instruction on one of the days.

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Excellent personal service. Follow up on any requests made eg. we wanted to leave our luggage at the hotel on day one as soon as we arrived from the airport - this was arranged.


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On Foot Holidays - Portugal

By Lesley on 24 June 2017

A very special holiday ...

On Foot were a joy to deal with. They were very knowledgeable about this walking holiday, and answered all our questions. We were sent lots of usefu...

On Foot were a joy to deal with. They were very knowledgeable about this walking holiday, and answered all our questions. We were sent lots of useful information in advance to make everything go as smoothly as possible. The accommodation and routes were spot on - a fascinating part of the world, and some really memorable accommodation, including the converted monastery. We really felt that our holiday was important to On Foot, and the personal touch was key to this, before, during and after the holiday. Best walking holiday company we have ever travelled with, by some way.

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As above


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On Foot Holidays - Greece/Vikos

By Fiona on 20 June 2017

Well organised walking adventure

6 of us all in our 50's frequent walkers wanted a walking holiday somewhere remote and beautiful, Zagoria and Meteora did not disappoint us. All the t...

6 of us all in our 50's frequent walkers wanted a walking holiday somewhere remote and beautiful, Zagoria and Meteora did not disappoint us. All the travel arrangements worked very well, all accommodation was small local and friendly.Walking directions were extremely good and detailed, all we had to do was follow our instructions to have a days walk in splendour and an evening in comfort. Arranging the itinerary was easy as it was possible to speak to people who had done the walk .It was possible to customise it to suit our requirements. Our holiday was graded medium to hard and we felt this was exactly right. The company also rang to wish us a good holiday !

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'On foot holidays' operate an efficient but very friendly and competent company. I would not consider another operator for a walking holiday.


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On Foot Holidays - Amalfi Coast

By Steve on 19 June 2017

Amalfi walk

Trip was a lot of fun and a great way to see Amalfi coast. We really felt we covered a lot of territory and had a good feel for the area after. Acc...

Trip was a lot of fun and a great way to see Amalfi coast. We really felt we covered a lot of territory and had a good feel for the area after. Accommodations were great and we had an amazing time.

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Dealings prior to departing were prompt helpful and complete. Trip was a lot of fun and a great way to see Amalfi coast. We highly recomend On Foot Holidays. Cheers. Steve


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On Foot Holidays - Portugal

By Kate on 19 June 2017

Unique and enjoyable holiday walking through stunning countryside with the comfort of great directions and organisation.

Our walking holiday in Northern Portugal was everything we hoped it would be. The tour was well put together and extremely well executed by the UK an...

Our walking holiday in Northern Portugal was everything we hoped it would be. The tour was well put together and extremely well executed by the UK and local operators. We were given extensive and comprehensive information to cover all eventualities and the organisation was excellent. We would definitely use this company again and recommend them to friend and family.

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Efficient, friendly and organised.


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On Foot Holidays - Greece/Vikos

By Roody on 15 June 2017

Great Hiking in the Zagoria region

We loved the itinerary set up by On Foot Holidays in the Zagoria region of Greece. The organization and attention to detail made the trip go very smo...

We loved the itinerary set up by On Foot Holidays in the Zagoria region of Greece. The organization and attention to detail made the trip go very smoothly. We loved their choices of accommodations.

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On foot was wonderful. They were very responsive and booked quickly.


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On Foot - Northern Provence

By MacCara on 13 June 2017

Exhausting, exhilarating and wonderful!

My husband and I just completed our week long Côtes du Rhone and the foothills of Mont Ventoux. It was fantastic! On Foot never left a stone unturne...

My husband and I just completed our week long Côtes du Rhone and the foothills of Mont Ventoux. It was fantastic! On Foot never left a stone unturned and were easily contactable at any given moment. Harriet, especially, was extremely helpful. The accommodations were delightful, and the choices of towns to visit, so full of history and enchanting. Of course, great food and wine all along the way. Long hiking days, but well worth the effort, through vineyards, rolling hills, forests, some serious climbs. Would definitely choose to go on another trip with On Foot. Many, many thanks. Sue-Ann and Scott MacCara. Vancouver, Canada

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On Foot Holidays, Harriet Letherbarrow, was exceptionally organized, friendly and prompt.


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On Foot Holidays - Dubrovnik

By D. Brighton on 10 June 2017

Well organised walking holiday

The organisation of our on foot holiday was excellent. All the travel arrangements made by the company including Taxi's and provision of ferry tickets...

The organisation of our on foot holiday was excellent. All the travel arrangements made by the company including Taxi's and provision of ferry tickets etc went without a hitch. First Class. The accomodation was all of a high standard and staff very friendly and helpful. The instructions for the walks were clear and easy to follow. We will definately holiday with On Foot holidays again.

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Communication with On Foot holidays during the booking process was excellent - no room for improvement. Their hosts in Crotia who met us at the airport and at the ferry were helpful and efficient.


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On Foot Holidays - Devon

By Digby on 1 June 2017

An excellent week' walking in Devov.

It was an excellent 6 day walking holiday from just south of Exeter to Dartmouth, across the moor and then following the river Dart. The route was fou...

It was an excellent 6 day walking holiday from just south of Exeter to Dartmouth, across the moor and then following the river Dart. The route was found by On Foot holidays, excellent written route instructions were provided. Our accomodatio was booked before hand by On Foot and our bags were transported to our next night's destination. The duration of the walk was about 100kms. Our accomodation was good, and we found some excellent places to eat, our favourite being the Maltsters Arms at Tukenhay. A well known inn by the riverside. We had glorious views of Dartmoor and surrounding countryside, with three sunny days, and three wet ones. If you are a walker I can thoroughly recommend this walk.

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On Foot is a small walking tour operator which organises walks mainly in Europe. There is close attention paid to the route, walking instructions and finding suitable accomodation. There is always a local person on hand for help if needed. My wife and I will definitely be going with them again.


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On Foot Holidays - Alpes Mmes

By Willatravel on 1 June 2017

Solo hiker loves the rewards of a challenging yet stunning route in the Maritime Alps

I did the Maritime Alps route with OnFoot Holidays. I added two extra nights in LaBrigue, France and one extra night in Menton, France. The route to...

I did the Maritime Alps route with OnFoot Holidays. I added two extra nights in LaBrigue, France and one extra night in Menton, France. The route took me on sometimes challenging but always beautiful mountain paths to stunning perched villages and lovely valley towns. I hiked in early May and found the wildflowers in full bloom and few fellow hikers on the paths. I especially enjoyed exploring the towns of Tende and Sospel and the mountain setting--overlooking the Mediterranean--of St. Agnes. The hosts in the small village hotels were friendly and efficient in seeing that my bag arrived at its next destination. This trip worked well for me as a solo hiker. There is a train from Nice through the Roya valley which insures that should the weather turn bad, one always has a way to get to the next hotel. I did have to use it once, but was able to backtrack the next day and do the hike I had missed. Having the train provides a nice flexibility if you need to switch things up a bit. I absolutely loved this holiday and was sad when I reached the end in beautiful seaside Menton.

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OnFoot Holidays delivered on everything it promised on my holiday. As a solo hiker, I was required to have a GPS device, with digital maps provided to supplement the excellent notes provided. Each day was a new adventure as I walked from lovely village to lovely village, and the accommodations were exactly as described--varied and charming as one would expect in small villages. I appreciated the depth of information available on the company's website and have discovered that other companies require a personal inquiry before giving you all that information. I used the detailed information about the difficulty of the hikes and the route to choose my holiday. The company also provided detailed information about train schedules, how to reach the beginning of the hike, and about each of the villages I passed through. I needed to contact the company's representative in France one time, and he provided helpful advice.The company responded to each of my inquiries quickly and completely, and I look forward to walking with them again.


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On Foot Holidays - Andros

By Max on 29 May 2017

Mr

A superb holiday - excellent organisation, loveky place and lovely people

A superb holiday - excellent organisation, loveky place and lovely people

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On Foot are a very professional organisation and go the extra mile to ensure you have a great holiday.


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On Foot - Northern Provence

By NV_Chuck on 15 May 2017

Fabulous Provence Hiking -- On Foot Holidays

We had a group of ten friends that greatly enjoyed the Northern Provence walking tour arranged through On Foot Holidays. All of us raved about the qua...

We had a group of ten friends that greatly enjoyed the Northern Provence walking tour arranged through On Foot Holidays. All of us raved about the quality of the various hotels, each with unique character, their restaurants, their wine lists, and, especially, the hikes themselves. The route notes and maps were extraordinarily well done with great clarity. We all would recommend On Foot Holidays without reservations.

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Highly organized, easily contacted, very friendly, prompt. Great trip!


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On Foot Holidays - Andalucia

By the border reivers on 18 April 2017

A real discovery of a fascinating region.

A walking holiday of great variety - Each day's walking was different. The detailed notes that went with the holiday (compiled by someone on the groun...

A walking holiday of great variety - Each day's walking was different. The detailed notes that went with the holiday (compiled by someone on the ground in the area) immensely enhanced our enjoyment and appreciation of the place. Accomodation was of a high standard throughout.

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Very helpful and ready to deal with specific enquiries in advance. The quality of the information sent out for the holiday was first class.


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On Foot Holidays - Andalucia

By Stella on 18 January 2017

Great Walking Holiday in Andalucia over New Year

Our week's holiday in Andalucia was great – blue skies, sunny, but cold in the shade, beautiful scenery, nice hotels, friendly people, good food and r...

Our week's holiday in Andalucia was great – blue skies, sunny, but cold in the shade, beautiful scenery, nice hotels, friendly people, good food and really excellent walks. We had picnics on each of the 5 walking days and spent the last day looking round Ronda – a stunning town with Moorish architecture, a bull ring and many of the buildings teetering right on the edge of a gorge. The views from the bridge down into the gorge really take your breath away.

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On Foot Holidays provided excellent advice and information when planning and booking the holiday. They answered any queries and adapted our holiday as we wanted to go over the New Year when their usual hotel was closed. The information pack contained everything required - full walk descriptions, maps and a background information booklet. Meticulous planning must go in to the choice of walks and written descriptions - they are completely accurate. This is our second holiday with On Foot and we will certainly book with them again. They always choose good, small hotels with lots of character, the walks are exceptionally good - going off the beaten track travelling through fantastic scenery.


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On Foot Holidays - Andalucia

By JSRLEX on 14 November 2016

Footloose in Andalucia

Our eighth European walking vacation, our first with On Foot Holidays, proved to be an extremely well conceived, rewarding journey among the small, be...

Our eighth European walking vacation, our first with On Foot Holidays, proved to be an extremely well conceived, rewarding journey among the small, beautiful white hill towns of Zahara de la Sierra, Grazalema, Benaocaz, Benaojan, and Ronda. The walking routes themselves were varied in terrain, pristine, and extremely interesting; the accompanying notes were utterly reliable and informative, and filled with valuable historical and natural context; and the accommodations and food recommendations were exactly right. This was a more adventuresome walk for us than those we have taken on extensively way marked routes in the UK, France, or Germany, and we found the experience very satisfying, given On Foot's remarkably thorough, responsive, and engaging support, from booking through arrival in Malaga and on the ground as we began our walk. Among the best walking vacations we have enjoyed, in territory new to us, and convenient for further explorations in Cordoba, Granada, and Malaga as well.

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On Foot's route planning and booking are personal, responsive, informative, and completely reliable. Fast answers to queries, engaged and interested service from the UK, and--surprising to us, and beyond expectations--upon arrival to begin our walk in Spain. An outstanding operating, with whom we will absolutely travel again. On Foot's team feel personal, available, and devoted to YOU as a traveler, in a handcrafted, supportive way.


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On Foot Holidays - The Rhine

By greeneggsandpam on 2 November 2016

Great Walking - Castles of the Rhine

Following 2 previous walking holidays booked through On Foot, it wasn't a hard decision to book their Castles of the Rhine walk to include in our next...

Following 2 previous walking holidays booked through On Foot, it wasn't a hard decision to book their Castles of the Rhine walk to include in our next trip to Europe. We had beautiful weather as we followed their route, up hill from the little villages next to the river, through woods and vineyards and over farmland always with a view down to the river not far away. Each night we ended up in an interesting hotel in a little village with lovely old buildings, interesting food choices and friendly people.

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On Foot were once again very thorough in their organisation of our walking holiday. They always replied quickly by email to any queries, provided all the details we needed to make the trip run smoothly and booked us into some interesting, quirky, local accommodation options. We have been really impressed with their trip notes, suggestions for local activities and help with all matters, such as eating out, shopping, buying provisions, local contacts etc.


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On Foot Holidays - Istria

By Faye on 28 September 2016

Perfect trails, scenery and accomodation

Wonderful varied trails through the hills Istria, Croatia. Varied scenery through woods, meadows and finally the coast. Beautiful place to walk with l...

Wonderful varied trails through the hills Istria, Croatia. Varied scenery through woods, meadows and finally the coast. Beautiful place to walk with lovely accommodation en route that was always a 'non-touristy' option with lovely hosts. Very much recommended.

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Very personable - called the day before we left to wish us a happy holiday! Very quick to respond to any queries and went above and beyond what would be expected. Even after the holiday had finished, they organised people to help find and return an item my mother had accidentally left behind


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On Foot Holidays - Liguria

By Russell on 23 September 2016

Well organised walking holiday in wonderful Italian scenery

My son and I enjoyed a self-guided walking holiday in the Apennine mountains. The walking routes were expertly planned by the tour operator, who also ...

My son and I enjoyed a self-guided walking holiday in the Apennine mountains. The walking routes were expertly planned by the tour operator, who also booked excellent accommodation in B&Bs or small hotels along the route and arranged daily baggage transfers. The walking was quite strenuous in parts, but was well rewarded by magnificent mountain views.

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On Foot Holidays is a specialist walking holiday company. The staff are knowledgeable and very helpful, while their local contacts provide a useful and reassuring service.


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On Foot Holidays - Umbria

By minstrel on 20 September 2016

a pleasant challenge finished off with the chance to dig a little deeper in to Rome

7 days walking in Umbria , 4 days in Rome to finish off, walks all well planned and directed , good maps and advice , all accommodation excellent , wh...

7 days walking in Umbria , 4 days in Rome to finish off, walks all well planned and directed , good maps and advice , all accommodation excellent , what's not to like

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very professional , would definitely use On foot holidays, again , they planned it well for us and their descriptions were accurate , the overnight accomModation in particular was all excellent and gave a good taste of rural Umbria. We didn't need to access any emergency or special services but I am confident that if we did they would have given us as much help as they could.


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On Foot - Basque Country

By Penguin on 18 September 2016

Excellent walking in the Basque country

This is a superbly planned walking holiday, staying in amazing local inns and B&Bs which you would never find otherwise with delightful hosts, lovely ...

This is a superbly planned walking holiday, staying in amazing local inns and B&Bs which you would never find otherwise with delightful hosts, lovely food and wine, and beautiful unspoilt countryside. One day we saw no other human being between leaving our accommodation and arriving at our evening destination, while walking through beautiful mountains.

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On Food double and triple check everything to make it all works and is of the best standard.

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