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Best holidays for vegans and vegetarians Back to News

Monday 04th February | Posted by On Foot Staff

An essential part of the On Foot experience is excellent food and drink throughout your holiday, giving you a taste of authentic local cuisine.

Options are improving for our vegan travellers in Europe (and hence also for vegetarians), so you don’t miss out on the best cooking that our hosts have to offer. We want you to be confident that you’ll get tasty and nourishing meals, with imaginative dishes reflecting the local cuisine, plenty of variety across the week, and some wine and beer too. We can now offer several holidays where our hosts have committed to making such a provision for our vegan walkers or where there are suitable restaurants nearby (follow this link for ‘Vegan friendly’ routes – we hope to add to this list).

In Italy’s Ligurian Hills, the accommodations provide a varied and imaginative diet all the way along the route (though strict vegans will need to miss out a night in Varzi).  The final destination, Camogli, boasts several restaurants that specialise in vegan dishes.

On the Greek island of Andros, your hosts at Anemomeloi (most of our guests will stay here) are keen on all types of diet and have a fresh fruit bar in the town. Thoughtful vegan options are available for breakfast and packed lunches, and there are many restaurants on the island which now have vegan offerings.

Turkey is about vegetables, and its cuisine is an example of what can be done with imagination and spices.  Vegan walkers on our route in Lycia need have no fear of going hungry, or not eating top quality dishes – also the normal fare for most Turks.

Please note that we cannot guarantee that our hotels are suitable for ethical vegans, but do ask when booking and we can advise so that you do not stay somewhere that would make you feel uncomfortable.

Many of our walks are already well-served with a variety of excellent vegetarian cooking. Other routes may have a smaller choice, but we will ensure that you never go hungry!

Don’t forget to let us know when booking about these or any other dietary requirements, and we’re happy to provide advice about what to expect on our routes. And of course we always make every effort to ensure that our hosts understand and respect your dietary requests.

Images included here are supplied by accommodations on our Ligurian Hills route.

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