Where will you go on your next Inghams Walking Holiday?

Exploring the world on foot

Walking holidays have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more of us seek to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. One company that has been at the forefront of providing exceptional walking holidays is Inghams. With over 85 years of experience, Inghams has established itself as a leader in providing unforgettable walking adventures around the world. But don’t just take our word for it, the operator won the coveted ‘Best Adventure and Activity Company’ at the consumer voted Silver Travel Advisor Awards in 2023. And last year guest feedback scores saw guide knowledge rated at 95% and walk enjoyment at 93%. They really do embody the Silver Travel Advisor ethos of ‘Tried. Travelled. Trusted.’ So, let’s dig a little deeper….

Walking holidays done differently

Wave goodbye to set itineraries, carrying all your kit and packing every night. Say hello to ‘Stay and Walk’ holidays with the freedom to do whatever you feel like. Pick your base and stroll, hike, or stride around the most beautiful parts of Europe at your own pace. ‘Stay and Walk’ means no rushing to the next checkpoint, you can really take the time to explore the local area. Everything at your own pace, as Inghams say this is your holiday so walk it your way!

Guided walks

Included in the price of their holiday, guests can join a small group of fellow travellers on up to two exclusive Inghams guided day walks, led by a professional guide. With guided walks available in 27 resorts across six countries: ten resorts in Italy, six resorts in Austria, four resorts in Switzerland, three resorts in Slovenia, two resorts in Madeira, and two resorts in France, guests can experience the ultimate walking holiday with experts who don’t just talk the talk, but walk the walk. With breathtaking scenery and hidden trails, professional and passionate local guides share their love for nature and expert advice and insight along the way. You can choose two guided walks per week, you’ll find yourself walking with a like-minded small group of walkers, meet as strangers and leave as friends!

Something for everyone

The idea of a walking holiday can be daunting for a first timer. Inghams offers a wide range of walking holidays to suit every level of fitness and experience. Whether you are a seasoned hiker looking for a challenging trek or a leisurely walker wanting to explore at a more relaxed pace, there’s a range of itineraries on offer. From the rugged mountains of the Alps to the picturesque coastal paths of the Mediterranean, there is a destination to suit every taste and preference.

Stunning locations

From the iconic trails in the French Alps to the picturesque paths of the Italian Lakes, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Boasting 80 resorts in seven countries, and new for 2024 walkers can now experience Madeira and Andorra as part of the Inghams programme. A perennial favourite with Silver Travel Advisor customers, Madeira set 1,000 kilometres away from mainland Portugal, is a one-of-a-kind island formed from the tip of a sunken volcano that has shaped the incredible landscapes and offers year-round walking holidays. Or step into beautiful Andorra, a small country with big views, home to over 100 mountains.

Inghams understands the importance of comfort and relaxation after a day of walking. Their hand-picked accommodations range from charming family-run hotels to luxurious resorts, ensuring that you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Many of these accommodations are situated in stunning locations, offering breathtaking views and a tranquil atmosphere.

Solo travellers welcome

Get away from it all and have a holiday to remember. With single travellers in mind, Inghams have selected some of the best hotels for people who like to travel alone. From Italy with its stunning lakeside views, to Austria and its majestic mountains, single-friendly hotels are designed to make you feel at home, with plenty of things to do and see whilst you’re there. 

Inghams solo walking holidays are designed to give you the perfect mix of activities, exploring and relaxation. Single travellers will find a community on the move, with a range of group excursions and walking tours. Engage in collective adventures or enjoy the freedom to explore independently – the choice is yours.

Travel options

Recognising that not everyone wants to fly, you can now visit the most beautiful parts of Europe by train. Train travel is available from London St Pancras to many resorts, making it easy for you to choose a lower impact, greener holiday.

Forget the queues and waiting, simply hop on, stretch out, and enjoy the scenery. It’s full steam ahead to scenic views and memorable trails. If you want to opt to fly, then you can do so from one of 15 regional UK airports on offer.

What are you waiting for?

Inghams walking holidays offer a unique and unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. With their expertly crafted itineraries, hand-picked accommodations, and a wide range of destinations to choose from, Inghams provides the perfect opportunity to explore the world on foot. Whether you are an experienced hiker or a leisurely walker, there really is a walking holiday to suit your preferences and level of fitness. So, lace up your hiking boots, pack your sense of adventure, and embark on a journey of a lifetime.

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