Hiking & Walking tours for the mature aged traveller.
Unique walks through places of cultural and historical significance are offered to small groups of 6 to 14 like-minded people. On each walking holiday, learning is provided by a program leader and knowledgeable local tour guide with stories to share. Each guided walking holiday is especially designed for active senior or mature couples or the solo traveller combining comfortable coach rides with enriching walks. From Italy, to Spain, Japan, Australia and more there is a guided walking tour for all your cultural, historical, and scenic interests.
Enjoy an escorted walking tour of Berlin. This small group holiday is for like minded people, mature couples or solo travelers who enjoy getting off the beaten track and exploring with some adventure. The itineraries set for each day follow sections of the Berlin Wall, whilst local guides realise authentic experiences found in this amazing city.
Odyssey Traveller’s organised small group tour, Walking Japan, traces the journey of 17th century Japanese poet and haiku master, Matsuo Basho (pseudonym of Matsuo Munefusa). We walk in his footsteps on this 13-day journey around the northeast Tohoku region of Japan.
Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites introduced by local guides feature on this walking tour for mature couple and single travellers. The days itineraries to selected destinations provide authentic experiences in the remote parts of Greece. A single supplement is charged for solo travelers on these small group journeys.
Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites introduced by local guides feature on this walking tour for mature couple and single travellers in central Spain. The days itineraries to selected destinations provide authentic experiences in central Spain. A single supplement is charged for solo travelers on these small group journeys.
A walking tour into England, Scotland and Wales provides small group journeys with breathtaking scenery to destinations such as Snowdonia national park , the UNESCO world heritage site Hadrians wall and the lake district. each day tour provides authentic experiences often off the beaten path from our local guides.
A Walking tour of Wales with spectacular views across as you walk the millennial path across the Irish sea or up in Snowdonia national park. This guided tour that provides insight into the history of each castle visited and breathtaking scenery enjoyed before exploring the capital of Wales, Cardiff with day tours of wales from cardiff.
An escorted walking tour of Scotland. This trip is mainly in the Scottish Highlands. Your tour leader guides you to Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Craignorms National park with experienced local guides. The tour for mature couples and solo travellers finishes in Edinburgh with time to visit Edinburgh Castle and the Royal mile a UNESCO World heritage site.
Part of the small group tour of the British isles series, this walking tour goes west to east across England. The tour leader takes you into the national park of the UNESCO World heritage site in the Lake district and the North Yorkshire moors. This trip concludes in York. It is designed for senior walkers seeking authentic experiences.
Experience pleasant sections of the Way of Saint James, crossing some of Spain’s most beautiful landscapes. We follow the pilgrims on easy distances of The Way to the mythical destination, Santiago de Compostella. Not since the middle ages has this adventure for body and mind been more popular. We also get to discover the artistic highlights and rich history of Northern Spain and Portugal, as well as enjoying local wines and exquisite food.
Our France on Foot small group walking is designed for the active walker and extends from the scenic island of Noirmoutier on the Atlantic Coast via the Massif Central on the borders of Limousin and the Auvergne to the snow-tipped peaks of the Alps in Savoy.
Out of our small group walking tours Italy is especially popular. Odyssey Traveller’s Via di Francesco (or the Way of St. Francis) small group walking tour links together Italian places directly associated with the life and sacred travels of St. Francis of Assisi. We explore the stunning landscapes of rolling hills, beautiful woods, and olive groves, and dive into Italian culture on walking trails traversing from Florence in Northern Italy through Central Italy to Rome – an ideal end transit point for those who then want to continue on to Sardinia, Southern Italy, Puglia, the Amalfi coast, Sicily, or beyond. Important stops are also made in Assisi, the birth place of St Francis, to visit sites such as the Basilica di San Francesco d’Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000 and where the saint’s remains are interred.
Meanwhile our Via Francigena Switzerland and Italy tour takes us along the cultural route from Geneva driving through the Great St Bernard Pass, the third highest road pass in Switzerland which connects it with the Aosta Valley in Italy. This will be a beautiful hour-long drive with views of the snow-covered Alps. Our walks will then commence in Italy, primarily through the beautiful region of Tuscany and neighbouring Umbria through several Italian towns, until we reach Rome, the Eternal City, where we visit the Vatican museum, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum and other key attractions of Ancient Rome.
In addition to Italy walking holidays, our other fascinating guided walks explore the UNESCO heritage listed sites of Central Spain, the extensive historical and cultural sites of Berlin, the rural scenery of Britain, the rugged coastline and spectacular wilderness of Flinders Island in Australia, and more! A guided walking tour makes a perfect trip for mature and senior travellers with an age relevant good level of fitness attained.