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Arching across 700 miles of Europe, the Alps are a landscape of superlatives. Highest, grandest, remotest: they’re a supersized outdoor playground.
And you’ll be in good hands with us. The force behind our excellent alpine tours are Mark and Carey Faulkner. Here, we learn more about this magnificent mountain range, and why they love this place.
Reasons to Visit The Alps
They’re our most popular mountain destination. But what is it about the Alps that most appeals to you?
Does it still surprise you?
Walking in the Alps
How fit do you need to be to try your first Alpine holiday?
Trekking Mont Blanc
What about the Mont Blanc massif itself – what makes it so special?
Why do you think it’s important to trek with an experienced local guide?
MARK: The training, the motivation and the job of leading walking groups is to show the mountains at their best. To give travellers a superb experience. Safety is the mechanics of the job, but bringing the mountains to life their flora and fauna, geology, weather and culture are equally important too.
CAREY: It’s about sharing a love of mountains. An ability to motivate people and help them out when they are struggling is also really important. We’re a group – so we want to enjoy a shared experience. We look forward to welcoming you…
See our trips to The Alps below and experience their natural beauty for yourself.