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Self-guided walking holidays in an unspoilt Europe

“Real” Europe.  What does it mean?  Self-guided 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.  To make this possible we cover thirteen countries (to date):

Italy, Spain, France, England, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Portugal.  Check them all out here.

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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 Holidays - The Rhine

By Weston-belle on 20 August 2017

Great walking holiday

We took our 2nd holiday with On Foot and I thought it couldn't be better than the first but it was. We did the Castles of the Rheine and everything a...

We took our 2nd holiday with On Foot and I thought it couldn't be better than the first but it was. We did the Castles of the Rheine and everything about it exceeded our expectations. The walk was lovely, varied and accurately described. The accommodation was really good and where we had an evening meal it was great. Breakfasts were plentiful and tasty and the villages we went through were interesting and beautiful. Our luggage was moved without fuss every day and we highly recommend this holiday.

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On Foot are up there as tour operators go. They are responsive, friendly, helpful and accommodating. I would recommend them to friends and fully expect to book through them again.


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On Foot Holidays - Greece/Vikos

By Dick from Scotland on 16 August 2017

Well planned and well organised self-guided walking holiday package

Our holiday was a 10 day self-guided walking holiday in two remote areas of Greece. The holiday was designed by the tour operator On Foot who arranged...

Our holiday was a 10 day self-guided walking holiday in two remote areas of Greece. The holiday was designed by the tour operator On Foot who arranged travel (both public transport and transfers) and accommodation in Greece and provided the detailed walking guides.

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It was self-guided walking holiday in a remote part of Greece. On Foot designed the trip and organised accommodation to suit our preferred dates. The holiday was just as good as expected and On Foot provided a good level of personalised service around the booking arrangements. They also ensured support was available by phone when in Greece, which we used for a minor change when in Greece and it all went faultlessly. The route/ daily walks were very well chosen by On Foot and the likewise the accommodation. This was our second holiday with On Foot and we have no hesitation in recommending them to others.


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On Foot Holidays - Dolomites

By Lizzie on 10 August 2017

Fantastic walking holiday in the Dolomites

On Foot Holidays supplied us with detailed route plans and maps for our six day walk. The routes took us through dramatically beautiful scenery, shady...

On Foot Holidays supplied us with detailed route plans and maps for our six day walk. The routes took us through dramatically beautiful scenery, shady forests and flowering meadows. the hotels were a good standard, and our bags were transported between hotels.

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We were really impressed by the care and accuracy which On Foot had put into planning our holiday.


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On Foot - Camino de Santiago

By Kez on 20 July 2017

Camino Primitivo

I decided on a walking holiday being too old to lie on the beach, having seen too many cathedrals and I enjoy a good walk to stay fit. Camino primiti...

I decided on a walking holiday being too old to lie on the beach, having seen too many cathedrals and I enjoy a good walk to stay fit. Camino primitivo with On Foot Holidays appealed to me, as from previous internet searching the scenery looked wonderful and although some of the days seemed a bit challenging there was always the option of jumping on a local bus to decrease the distance. I was up for a challenge and a bit of adventure and I was not disappointed. I meandered through fern forests, marvelled at huge dams, climbed through a misty scenic mountain range and ordered an embarrassing amount of Spanish wines and tapas. My inadequate Spanish was always met with good humour and I enjoyed true Spanish hospitality most evenings. A holiday is not complete without good shopping of course and I was delighted to find Spain has the most amazing range of shoes! I thought it wise to support the Spanish economy and buy as many as I could fit in my bag. Shoes don't weigh much!

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I completed the Camino Primitivo through the support of On Foot Holidays. Salisbury. I received a prompt reply to my initial email enquiry. My questions were always answered by the same small team and I am pleased to say I was never asked, 'who I was' or 'what is your client number'. On Foot Holidays provided excellent detailed walking notes, maps, gps support, English speaking contact in Spain, accommodation, daily transfer of my pack, taxi pick up if required and information on language, currency, embassy support and travel tips. A number of hotel owners along the way let me know that if you were going to do a walking holiday with a tour company, On Foot Holidays was the one to choose. I am aware On Foot Holidays has completed the walk themselves which of course allows them the insight to provide the best advise to me, the client. On Foot Holidays contacted me on the completion of my holiday and I received a personal email reply from the owner. With the guidance and support of On Foot Holidays I enjoyed one of the most satisfying holidays I have had.


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On Foot Holidays - Bohemia

By coco on 17 July 2017

great views

our holiday was wonderful. the walks were easy but the views were varied and really beautiful. this is our third hike with on foot holidays. the team ...

our holiday was wonderful. the walks were easy but the views were varied and really beautiful. this is our third hike with on foot holidays. the team is very helpful. you get exactly what is described, no unpleasant surprises. i recommend this organization.

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helpful, accurate, accommodating .


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On Foot Holidays - Greece/Vikos

By Decent Dom on 17 July 2017

The best walking I have ever done in a stunning landscape

There is the option of starting this holiday in Corfu, but I preferred to focus on the Vikos Gorge and started in Ioannina. I also booked an extra nig...

There is the option of starting this holiday in Corfu, but I preferred to focus on the Vikos Gorge and started in Ioannina. I also booked an extra night in Papigo at the end which was well worthwhile. The amount of walking and altitude gain increases each day so the holiday feels well planned - the walking is quite strenuous, especially in the heat. Wildflowers in early June are simply amazing. All the accommodation on this trip was good, and the region hosts some of the best food I've had in Greece. Highly recommended.

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On Foot are always friendly and helpful, and showed genuine interest in my needs and wishes.


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On Foot Holidays - Tuscany

By Ms E G 17 on 11 July 2017

Self-guided walking in beautiful Tuscany

Spent 5 days walking in Tuscany inn to inn - self-guided walk. Most days too hot to do all the walking we'd planned, and route was very exposed, but w...

Spent 5 days walking in Tuscany inn to inn - self-guided walk. Most days too hot to do all the walking we'd planned, and route was very exposed, but we made the best of it with thermal baths and lots of gelato. :-)

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On Foot was prompt and thorough both before and during the trip - couldn't be better - first-rate!!


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On Foot Holidays - Amalfi Coast

By Julie J on 3 July 2017

Self guided walk on Amalfi Coast Italy

Thank you On Foot for a wonderful holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed our Amalfi coast walking holiday. While the walks looked daunting in the beautiful mo...

Thank you On Foot for a wonderful holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed our Amalfi coast walking holiday. While the walks looked daunting in the beautiful mountainous area we 60 year olds managed the steps and climbs with relative ease.The distances around 10-15 km were about right given the terrain The maps and detailed daily walk notes were excellent and easy to follow. We were so impressed with the standard of the accomodation offered which gave us a wonderful rest and Experience after a hard days walking.A rest day to experience Positano which we added in was a great idea. We were disappointed with Sorrento after the other towns.We would not recommend an extra day here at the end. We will certainly use On Foot again.

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On Foot were very professional in all our dealings with them even across the distance from Australia to Uk. Everything went Like clock work with an excellent package of maps and notes arriving before we left home.


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On Foot Holidays - Liguria

By Margaret on 1 July 2017

Exhilarating walking in remote and beautiful countryside in North Italy

We had 6 days of unguided walking following maps and instructions provided by On Foot Holidays. The scenery was beautiful with copious wild flowers, ...

We had 6 days of unguided walking following maps and instructions provided by On Foot Holidays. The scenery was beautiful with copious wild flowers, butterfly's and herbs and the terrain varied through villages along ridge tops and finally to the sea. We saw deer and a wild boar and very few people along the way. We had chosen a more difficult category of walking but the distances and conditions were as described on the website and the route was easy to follow and a lovely mix of up and down hill, track and pathways. On Foot Holidays had booked the accommodation and arranged for our bags to be transported each day to the next stop. The accommodation was varied and characterful and comfortable and we had an amazing variety of local foods and delicious meals. We were also provided with a pack lunch each day to take on our walk. We enjoyed everything about this holiday and would highly recommend it.

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This is our third trip with On Foot Holidays and we have really enjoyed each one of them. The tour operator is easy to work with, friendly, communicative and it feels like a very personal service. The holidays have been as advertised and the routes have been well thought out.


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On Foot Holidays - Slovenia

By Hap on 30 June 2017

Very well organised, with attention to our wishes and prefrences

We walked from Slovenia to near Trieste through beautiful villages and incredible views, while enjoying local food and wine.

We walked from Slovenia to near Trieste through beautiful villages and incredible views, while enjoying local food and wine.

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The holiday was extremely well planned and carried out. The people on the ground were very helpful and interesting. We knew that all we had to do was walk and enjoy ourselves, because every single detail was taken care of.


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On Foot Holidays - Bohemia

By Cathy on 29 June 2017

Paradise in Bohemian Paradise

We had an excellent adventure as we walked through the lush forests, magical rock formations, and historical castles of the Bohemian Paradise, courtes...

We had an excellent adventure as we walked through the lush forests, magical rock formations, and historical castles of the Bohemian Paradise, courtesy of On Foot Holidays. Our weather was perfect, routes were well marked, background notes very informative, accommodations were spacious and clean. We have no complaints, and were very impressed with the responsiveness of On Foot before, during and after our journey.

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Petr actually met us at the airport, and was a welcome sight as we arrived after flying overnight, with little sleep. He brought us by private car to the first town on the route, which was a pleasure as we oriented ourselves to the Czech Republic. He was very knowledgeable about the area, and pointed out landmarks and history as we travelled to Turnov. We were perhaps not the best tourists, as we were close to nodding off, but felt very safe in Petr's hands as we began this new adventure.


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On Foot Holidays - Amalfi Coast

By JenH on 28 June 2017

Amalfi Coast Hiking Tour

On Foot Holidays did a fabulous job with all of the planning and logistics! The hike instructions were extremely detailed and accurate. The lodging wa...

On Foot Holidays did a fabulous job with all of the planning and logistics! The hike instructions were extremely detailed and accurate. The lodging was wonderful and all of the local transportation they arranged came on time and was easy to find. The entire team provided exceptional customer service and we will definitely use them again.

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This was a self guided hiking tour where On Foot Holidays provided detailed hike instructions and we had a local contact we could call if we had any questions. We did not need to call the local contact for the duration of the 6 day, 5 night trip.


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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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