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Lesbian Lights – Malaga

Fri 2nd December 2022 -
Mon 5th December 2022

Goat Level 1

Fancy kicking off the festive season in the southern city of Malaga known for it’s warmth, it’s joy of life and it’s magnificent lights display in December. We are staying at a hotel run by two sisters and our trip is to include meeting local women and discovering their city. Walks will explore the city centre, the coast, the port and the highest point to experience the view.

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Christmas in La Gomera

Tue 20th December 2022 -
Mon 26th December 2022

Goat Level 2

Many of our guests tell us that they would love to get away to somewhere different and warm over Christmas time. We bring you a very special festive break to the beautiful island of La Gomera known for tranquillity and wonderful walking. We stay in a luxury eco hotel where you can relax in the spa, by the pool or on the beach. Come and escape with us for some winter warmth! We have included flights, transfers to and from the hotel,all meals plus expert local guiding so you can book and relax knowing your holiday is sorted! As we get nearer to Christmas flight prices are going up so this will be reflected in your final price. DUE TO POPULARITY WE HAVE INCREASED THE NUMBER OF PLACES AVAILABLE SO BOOK NOW IF INTERESTED

EUROPE 2023
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Winter Revival – Dublins Fair City

Fri 3rd February 2023 -
Mon 6th February 2023

Goat Level 1

Sometimes the winter feels a little dark so we want to brighten it up with a mini break to the lively city of Dublin. We visit just after St Brigid’s Day which is marked as the beginning of spring in Ireland. What better way to start Spring than with a little bit of Irish luxury and pampering to revive and lift spirits. Tar isteach linn.

EUROPE 2023
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Winter Wonderland in Switzerland

Wed 8th February 2023 -
Sun 12th February 2023

Goat Level 2

What better way to spend a few dark winter days than in the pristine, beautiful snowy winter wonderland of Switzerland. We love to give you opportunities to get out into the fresh air and try new things - this time snowshoes, winter hikes and the chance to experience everything Switzerland has to offer. The Bernese Highlands, and especially this area around Interlaken, is known as one of the most stunning landscapes in the world (Unesco World Heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch region) We stay in a typical alpine hotel with such a warm friendly welcome and a traditional local restaurant to feed us at the end of the day. You will feel so well looked after and we think this is an ideal reviving winter break to kick off 2023.

EUROPE 2023
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Winter Wonderland in Slovakia

Wed 22nd February 2023 -
Sun 26th February 2023

Goat Level 2

We like to bring you different destinations where you can get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in a new place. This time Slovakia with our local guide Alena who will share her love of the Tatra mountains and her home town of Poprad. A mini winter break to get out into the snow and keep those legs moving. Join us for another winter wonderland experience.

EUROPE 2023
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The Magic of Iceland – Winter

Wed 1st March 2023 -
Mon 6th March 2023

Goat Level 2

If Iceland is on your bucket list then this trip is for you. We partner with Viking Women to bring you a very special holiday to explore wonderful Iceland. If you have never walked on a glacier before this is your time to try something new. We also soak in a Secret Lagoon, walk in ice caves and on hidden beaches. All guided by our local guide who will make sure you experience the magic that is Iceland.

EUROPE 2023
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Magic of Norway – Peer Gynt Trail 2023

Sat 11th March 2023 -
Sat 18th March 2023

Goat Level 3

We bring you a firm favourite of WalkingWomen which we are now reinvigorating for our cross country ski fans - we add a little sparkle and magic! We journey for 6 days and 7 nights on our skis from hotel to hotel - a fantastic adventure through incredible landscape that will leave you feeling exhilarated and uplifted. All our luggage is transferred so you only need light day packs. We make this trip exclusively for women and together you will really experience the magic of Norway and this Peer Gynt trail. This really is a very special trip. Please do get in touch if you would like to hear more.

EUROPE 2023
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The Magic of Norway – Newcomers to Cross Country Skiing

Sat 18th March 2023 -
Sat 25th March 2023

Goat Level 2

We love this newcomers to cross country skiing trip - a tried and tested old favourite! Last years guests had a great time so do join and experience for yourself… "Norway really was magical, the hills were alive with happy women learning something new in outstanding surroundings. I returned to reality missing the snow, the bright freshness and with a bit of Norway to think about until next time . "

EUROPE 2023
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Beautiful Bantry and walking the Sheep’s Head Way

Tue 4th April 2023 -
Tue 11th April 2023

Goat Level 3

“Beautiful landscapes, peace, animals, walking, lovely hotel and staff and a great guide” We return as it was such a popular holiday this year but this time to cover more of this beautiful landscape and journey along the Sheep’s Head Way. If you fancy an Easter break do please book on early to reserve your place.

EUROPE 2023
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WalkingWomen Wine Walks – the Douro Valley

Sat 22nd April 2023 -
Sat 29th April 2023

Goat Level 1

WalkingWomen bring you a series of wine walks for those who love to explore wines from lesser known areas as they walk and discover a new area. We are especially keen to highlight women winemakers. This time to the delightful Douro Valley with meandering walks,a beautiful boat trip and a fantastic journey by train as we travel from Porto to Regua and back.

EUROPE 2023
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Turkey Spring Cruise

Sat 22nd April 2023 -
Sat 29th April 2023

Goat Level 2

A WalkingWomen classic that has always been popular and well loved. Join our Spring trip with the warmth of the Turkish sun, clear Mediterranean sea and hidden hikes.There are 7 cabins so we advise booking early. Flights are also cheaper when booked in advance. We can help sort flights and take any worries away. This holiday is also available to hire as a private group. Are you ready to sail away for a few days?

EUROPE 2023
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WalkingWomen Wine Walk in North-East Spain – Priorat

Sat 6th May 2023 -
Sat 13th May 2023

Goat Level 2

WalkingWomen continue the series of wine walks to showcase women wine makers. Unique with great walks and special accommodation in a luxury boutique hotel in a lesser-known area of Catalonia. Perfect for those who love walking and sampling local food and wines. In the words of previous guests “ The whole experience was brilliant. The scenery was breathtaking and our guide Lorraine was outstanding “ What we love at WalkingWomen is being able to share with you these hidden gems that you would probably never find alone. Do Join Us on this unique and very special holiday. If you would like this as a private holiday for a group of friends we can do that too so let us know.

EUROPE 2023
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Adventures in Andalucia – Finca Vegana Retreat

Sat 13th May 2023 -
Fri 19th May 2023

Goat Level 2

Many women have told us they would like holidays to get away from it all to totally switch off and relax and revive. We found Finca Vegana which is just the place. Only just over an hour from Malaga so easy to reach but still away from it all. We stay at a Finca with a swimming pool, lovely walking and the option to do daily yoga sessions. This is a little oasis.

EUROPE 2023
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Hidden Crete – walking and painting

Sat 13th May 2023 -
Sat 20th May 2023

Goat Level 2

Crete is a popular destination with it’s blue skies,warm seas and friendly traditional hospitality. This time we bring you a very special painting and walking holiday. So if you are new to painting come and try it - or if already an artist come and join our resident artist Camille to paint with her. This is the time of year for spring flowers with all their beauty so lots of painting options.

EUROPE 2023
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Walking the Portuguese Way to Santiago

Sat 27th May 2023 -
Sat 3rd June 2023

Goat Level 3

So many women tell us they would love to do a pilgrims trail to Santiago de Compostela. We bring you the lesser trodden route from Oporto along the Portuguese Way covering 70km from northern Portugal into Spain. A wonderful journey walking alongside other women wanting an 8 day ancient path adventure. All luggage is transported place to place. This is a taste of the Camino Way.

EUROPE 2023
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Adventure to Andorra

Sat 3rd June 2023 -
Sat 10th June 2023

Goat Level 2

We return to a much loved WalkingWomen hotel in the heart of Andorra.This holiday will give you the chance to walk amongst the Pyrenees in the season where we can see beautiful alpine flowers. You will also experience the Andorran culture and cuisine all guided by our local women guide.

EUROPE 2023
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Adventures in Andalucia – the Alpujarras

Sat 3rd June 2023 -
Fri 9th June 2023

Goat Level 2

We return again to this beautiful spot in southern Spain. Last year one of our guests captured its beauty in her sketches and we share them with you. There is so much to discover from our base at our women run hotel in the white village of Capileira. Last year the group discovered the mountains,the local food, the local wine and joined in with Flamenco. If you would like to stay on to discover the wonderful city of Granada we have a guided weekend there from Friday.

EUROPE 2023
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Lovely Lisbon

Fri 9th June 2023 -
Mon 12th June 2023

Goat Level 1

We bring you to the sun kissed city of Lisbon brimming with life and full of enchanting walks. A local guide will show you around and introduce you to the history and the tastes and sounds of the city.

EUROPE 2023
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Summer in Slovakia

Sat 10th June 2023 -
Sat 17th June 2023

Goat Level 2

We like to bring you different destinations where you can get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in a new place. This time Slovakia with our local guide Alena who will share her love of the Tatra mountains and her home town of Poprad. This time a summer break to experience the Tatra mountains as summer begins.

EUROPE 2023
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Alpine Flower Adventure in Switzerland

Sun 9th July 2023 -
Fri 14th July 2023

Goat Level 2

At WalkingWomen we like to build relationships in local areas and bring people back again and again. Switzerland is a favourite destination of ours being one of the most beautiful hiking areas in the world. In the words of a guest last year “ So many highlights! From walking in the breathtaking Alpine scenery, swimming in the lakes, enjoying the company of great women, and pushing through some of the challenges to expand our comfort zones. Thank you “ We do hope you will join us on another Swiss summer trip.

EUROPE 2023
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The Magic of Iceland – Laugavegur Trail

Sun 30th July 2023 -
Fri 4th August 2023

Goat Level 3

Are you ready for one of the most beautiful hikes in the world? We are running this in partnership with VikingWomen, so there will be both WalkingWomen and VikingWomen walking together. We, adventurous women, will walk through spectacular landscapes formed by glaciers and volcanoes and see hidden waterfalls and thermal springs. How lovely for any aching limbs! Join us for a 6-day 55km hike to experience something extraordinary together. We are running a series of holidays to discover Iceland, so this trip can be combined with our summer hike starting Saturday August 5th.

EUROPE 2023
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The Magic of Iceland – Summer

Sat 5th August 2023 -
Sat 12th August 2023

Goat Level 2

If Iceland is on your bucket list, then this could be the trip for you. This time in summer when the nights are longer and days are warmer. This year we want to help you discover Iceland's magic with the local expertise of VikingWoman. This holiday follows our Laugavegur Trip, so you may want to do both and spend two weeks in magical Iceland.

EUROPE 2023
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Magic of Norway – Summer hiking

Sun 20th August 2023 -
Sun 27th August 2023

Goat Level 2

We return to the Dalseter Hotel in the beautiful hiking region of Espedalen to wander in the mountains-now without snow. The place where the moose roam and the days are long. Walking and many lakes to refresh with a thrilling dip. One guest said ‘it is like the Lake District without the crowds’ and another said “ to walk here has been transformative “ and another “ a magical week with such an inspirational,heartwarming and supportive group”

EUROPE 2023
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Magic of Norway – Autumn hiking 2023

Sat 16th September 2023 -
Sat 23rd September 2023

Goat Level 2

Norway is such a popular destination and we are visiting our favourite Dalseter to try out all the seasons - this time to walk in the Autumn colours before the snow falls. We hope the lake won’t have frozen over and we might get some chilly dips. Come and experience the Norway wilderness in all its splendour. One guest from our summer trip said “ this has been such a unique and joyful experience for me. Thank you all for making it happen “ Come and see for yourself what this very special place has to offer.

EUROPE 2023
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A journey across the Coastal Algarve – Portugal

Mon 2nd October 2023 -
Mon 9th October 2023

Goat Level 3

“ Great walks led by a wonderful local guide “ “ Loved the beach walks “ “ Food was fantastic “ Just some feedback from guests on our Algarve holiday this year. We extend our walking in 2023 and bring a holiday that walks 67km from East to West to explore more of the Algarve as we start in Tavira, Eastern Algarve and end in Lagos, Western Algarve. It’s going to be a great walk!

EUROPE 2023
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Hidden Crete – walking the northern trails

Tue 17th October 2023 -
Tue 24th October 2023

Goat Level 2

Walking the hills, valleys and beaches around Kissamos in Northern Crete to experience Crete away from the tourist crowds. Autumn is a great time with an abundance of flowers and beautiful warm waters for swimming. In the words of previous guests “ how wonderful to sit,eat,drink and walk next to the warm blue sea “ “ Learning a little of the Cretan history” “ Being with such entertaining and enlightening company” Do join us for one of our warm Autumn breaks.

EUROPE 2024
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Turkey Autumn Cruise 2024

Sat 5th October 2024 -
Sat 12th October 2024

Goat Level 2

A WalkingWomen classic that has always been popular and well-loved. Join our revived trip to extend the summer weather with the warmth of the Turkish sun, clear Mediterranean sea and hidden hikes. To sail away for a few days - imagine how wonderful. We can help sort flights and take any worries away. This holiday is also available to hire as a private group.

CALL 01784 664063 – EMAIL CONTACTUS@WALKINGWOMEN.COM

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