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Headwater Walking Holidays

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Walk the Nakasendo Trail

Headwater Collection
11 Days from USD 5,549

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Follow the historic Nakasendo Trail, exploring the incredible cities of Kyoto and Tokyo either side of your journey.

Walking & Trekking
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Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail

Headwater Collection
11 Days from USD 5,649

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Embark on this spiritual journey on the island of Shikoku, exploring spectacular scenery and some of the 88 Buddhist temples which connect this trail.

Walking & Trekking
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Walk the Kumano Kodo

Headwater Collection
11 Days from USD 5,479

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Walk the ancient pilgrimage route Kumano Kodo, journeying through the Kii Peninsula Mountains to the famous Grand Shrines.

Walking & Trekking

Classic Swiss Alps Walk

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,149

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

A walker's paradise, 1000's of kms of well-marked trails, stunning Alpine flowers, rare birds of prey in the Swiss Alps

Walking & Trekking

Austrian Lakes Activities

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,179

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Fabulous scenery and a choice of activities including walking or cycling

Walking & Trekking

Walking on Gozo – Calypso's Isle

Sunset on Gozo, Malta
8 Days from USD 1,399

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Discover the island gem of Gozo with coastal and inland walks.

Walking & Trekking
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Walking and Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,779

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

County Kerry's iconic scenery – sea cliffs, soft golden beaches, emerald-green farmland and cloud-torn mountain peaks.

Cycling

Walk the Algarve's Wild West

Lighthouse in Cabo Sao Vicente
7 Days from USD 2,149

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

See the best of the unspoilt Western Algarve region – lush flora, diverse fauna and dramatic Atlantic seascapes

Walking & Trekking

Literary Walking in the Lake District

Headwater Collection
7 Days from USD 1,879

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Discover some of England's most beautiful lakes

Walking & Trekking

Headwater Cycling Holidays

Austrian Lakes Activities

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,179

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Fabulous scenery and a choice of activities including walking or cycling

Walking & Trekking

Cycling the Danube from Vienna to Budapest

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 1,799

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Enjoy meandering rides along the Danube from Austria to Hungary

Cycling

Porto Coastal Cycling

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 3,149

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Varied beach-front cycling along some of the most spectacular stretches of coast we've ever seen

Cycling

Porto to Coimbra Cycling

Headwater Collection
10 Days from USD 3,349

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Cycle south from Porto, along the coast to Aveiro, before heading inland to Coimbra, Portugal's old capital

Cycling
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Walking and Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,779

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

County Kerry's iconic scenery – sea cliffs, soft golden beaches, emerald-green farmland and cloud-torn mountain peaks.

Cycling

Cycling on the Danube from Passau to Vienna

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 1,899

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Ride on dedicated cycle routes through Austria and Germany

Cycling

Cycling in the Douro Valley

Headwater Collection
7 Days from USD 2,679

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Enjoy historical villages, the River Douro and some of the world's finest wine

Cycling
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Lake Constance Cycling

Headwater Collection
11 Days from USD 2,949

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Self-guided cycling around the beautiful Lake Constance.

Cycling

Highlights of Lake Constance by Bike

Lake Constance, Austria
8 Days from USD 2,249

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Explore Austria, Switzerland and Germany by bike on gentle cycling trails

Cycling

Headwater Family and Winter Holidays

Dordogne Self-Guided Activities

Headwater Collection
9 Days from USD 3,179

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Experience the ultimate triple activity holiday in the Dordogne

Family

Canoeing on the Dordogne

Headwater Collection
9 Days from USD 3,079

Self-Guided Holidays (Incl. Taxes)

Safe, undemanding canoeing holiday on the most celebrated river in France

Family

Cross-Country Skiing in Venabu

Headwater Collection
8 Days from USD 2,949

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

This is one of our most popular cross-country skiing holidays with Headwater guests returning year after year.

Winter

This is a beautiful area for hiking, and the variety of self-guided hikes we were given was great. There was everything from short easy rambles to long challenging climbs. The Bellevue Hotel was wonderful, with awesome service and delicious food. Definitely an experience I would be happy to repeat. The only negative factor was that, although we never got lost, some of the route notes could do with updating. It seemed that total hike distances were often understated. Also, we did the last tour of the season, and found that some of the refugios mentioned as lunch stops were closed. I would recommend that anyone going late in the season check before setting out, or be sure to carry your own food.

Rosemary Finch Walking in the Italian Dolomites

This tour was a welcome change from the fast paced touring of the big cities. We became familiar with the topography and vegetation as we hiked daily, also visiting towns known for wines and cheeses. The town of Chianciano provided a magnificent backdrop to our accomodation of Agriturismo La Pietriccia. We were awakened every morning to the rooster crowing. Stefano was an attentive and knowledgeable host. Plenty of food was served at the 4 course suppers. I feel this tour was necessary to complete my knowledge of the culture of Italy!

Susan Hoogenboom A Taste of Tuscany Self-Guided Walking

Seeing the Lake District on foot is outstanding! We were well supplied with directions for getting around, and the lodging and other support arrangements were excellent. I highly recommend this trip for poetry and essay writers, for those who love the serenity of the English countryside, for those who love to hike. With our walking sticks (needed at times) and good hiking boots, we were well equipped for a special trip of a lifetime.

Ruth Benedict Literary Walking in the Lake District

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