the art of slow travel
self-guided walking holidays in an unspoilt Europe
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   Self-guided walks for independent people...



The hiking trip was magical..”

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 ...walk this way

Self-guided walking and hiking in Europe - how it works

Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Turkey, Germany and more

We carry your luggage

When? Start any day of the week

Into the heart of a real Europe: local hotels, local food and wine, scenery, culture, history

Wide range of routes and levels:
easy to quite hard

An expert team, home and abroad


Holiday Selector




Claire Hewitt writes about the Amalfi Coast

Travel Agents:   Let us advise you about the right holiday for your favourite clients

The Quality Charter

Link to the page   on the AITO website and check out independent traveller reviews.

On Foot Holidays Blog Check out photos, articles, news and comments

Client Hermann Gucinski writes about his recent Dolomites trip in Authentic Luxury Travel  (!)

Journalist Aaron Millar  had a great time on our Ligurian Hills Walk.  See the photos here.

Solo Walker?  See here for our conditions and advice!

Do have a look at Nick Boulos’ article in the Guardian newspaper about our Amalfi Coast walk.

Stephan Weber went on our Dolomites walk and sent back this lovely album. William Mackesey of Walkopedia enjoyed his holiday on the Lycian Way – see here.

How do I find my way?  GPS available on almost all routes!   Read more...



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All our routes - click on image for details ...  
Alpes Maritimes (France)
Amalfi Coast (Italy)
Andalucia (Spain)
Rhine Castles (Germany)
Catalonia (Spain)
Chamonix (French Alps)
Côtes du Rhône (France)
Dolomites (Italy)
Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Vikos Gorge (Greece)
Istria (Croatia)
Liguria (Italy)
Lycian Way (Turkey)
Priorat (Spain)
Sabine Hills (Italy)
S W England
Tuscany (Italy)