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4 of the most beautiful places to go walking in Italy

From Amalfi to the Dolomites

Walking holidays are perfect if you want to go off the beaten path and explore a new destination on foot while enjoying breathtaking scenery – and some of the most popular countries in the world offer idyllic locations to take in the natural landscapes on an active break. Continue at Source: 4 of the most beautiful places to go walking in Italy

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10 Weirdest Walking Tours In The World

Not all tours must be done via public transportation, and walking tours can very much be about getting a ‘local’ feel for a travel destination. For some, we don’t need to look very far; walking tours exist all over the world. Part of the fun of a walking tour is being able to experience everything outside of a mode of public transportation. However, some are definitely stranger than others. Continue at Source: The 10 Weirdest Walking Tours In The World

5 of the best European destinations for mountain walking

Where to get active and take in the views

Walking holidays in Europe are the perfect way to take in gorgeous views as you explore the continent’s breathtaking landscapes on foot.

Whether you’re looking to hike Scotland or venture to Romania, these are some of the most scenic mountains for an active holiday… Continue at Source: 5 European destinations for mountain walking

5 of the most walkable cities in the world

Forget confusing public transport and budget-busting taxis. The best way to experience a city like a local is on your own two feet. Not to mention it’s free, and eco-friendly too. We’ve picked five destinations where you can literally take exploring in your stride and suggested routes that join the dots between the sights and sounds you won’t want to miss…

Experience a city like a local and explore on your own two feet. Here are 5 of the most walkable cities and the best walking routes to help you get around. Continue at Source: 5 of the most walkable cities in the world | Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

10 of the UK’s best canal and river walks

Gibsons Cave Waterfall, Bowlees. Photograph: Nathan Atkinson/Getty Images

Industrial heritage, wooded gorges and pubs take starring roles in our tipsters’ pick of waterside strolls, ranging from Belfast to Chichester The Crinan Canal is known as “Britain’s most scenic shortcut”. It crosses the Kintyre peninsula, saving boats from the long and occasionally dangerous trip around the Mull of Kintyre, and the prospect of dicing with the Corryvreckan whirlpool. The canal is nine miles long, cutting across country from Ardrishaig in the east to Crinan in the west. The towpath is in great condition, making for easy cycling or walking. The Crinan Hotel is a great place to end up, and a bowl of seafood stew outside its bar, looking out to Islay and Jura makes an unforgettable lunch. Continue at Source: 10 of the UK’s best canal and river walks: readers’ travel tips

5 of the world’s best walking tours to try this spring

It’s been hailed as an effective form of exercise, but walking is also one of the most pleasant ways to discover a destination, stopping to soak up sights and …

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