Experience the best of European Culture with Headwaters Walking & Cycling Holidays

30 November 2012

Leading specialist travel company, Adventure World, has officially launched Headwater’s 2013 brochure, showcasing unique walking and cycling holidays in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Central Europe and Eastern Mediterranean.

Headwater holidays are all about providing exceptional experiences to reveal the best of European culture, history, people and natural beauty. Travel is at a leisurely pace – either cycling or walking – so that travellers have time, freedom and flexibility to get a feel for local communities.
Staying in small, hand-picked hotels with owners who take a genuine interest in their guests, you’ll get to experience excellent regional cuisine and an interest packed itineraries. No two accommodations are ever the same, so you’ll find historic castles, old manor houses, working farms, stylish villas and converted convents with wonderful cloisters and hidden courtyards.
The comprehensive 2013 brochure features their top walking and cycling tours, along with six new unique packages.
In Italy travellers can discover the Cinque Terre and Riviera on the new 11 day independent walking tour priced from $3,146 per person, twin share. Arguably the finest hiking in Europe, you’ll experience dramatic stepped cliffs, terraced coastal paths and panoramic Apennine views. Price includes local accommodation, continental breakfast, 4 evening meals and transfers. Tour departs selected Saturdays from 13 April to 12 October 2013.
Explore France’s world-famous vineyards with the new seven day Chablis Vineyards Cycling holiday.This undemanding cycling tour travels along unspoilt routes, past flower bedecked villages, hidden meadows, roman abbeys and fabulous world-renown wineries. Priced from $2,022 per person, twin share, this tour includes accommodation, continental breakfast, 4 evening meals and transfers. Tour departs every 2 days from 13 May – 20 Sep 2013.
The 2013 brochure also includes the new eight day Croatia Cycling tour. Over the past year we have seen increasing popularity for those wanting to travel to the Mediterranean. Travellers on this independent cycling tour will discover Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula also known as “Croatia’s Tuscany“ with its sleepy villages, bustling harbours, blazing seaside sunsets and tasty regional cuisine.Priced from $2,287 per person, twin share, this tour includes three and four star accommodation, continental breakfast, one brunch and transfers. Tour departs Tuesday s from 7 May to 24 September 2013.
Each Headwater trip is graded according to the distance and terrain covered. On all tours luggage is transported by vehicle from hotel to hotel, leaving travellers free to carry small day-pack.