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Via Nova & the Camino Real

Discovering the 1st century AD Via Nova, its legacy … including 250 Roman milestones lining its route across mountains, hills and valleys into Galicia … its Read more »

December 31, 2018

Posted by:Kate Whinney

Vintage Ways to Porto

September 13, 2013

Posted by:Kate Whinney

Wild! The largest – and one of the most beautiful – wilderness areas in Europe. Good paths through granite terrain, pilgrim routes and picturesque villages – then vineyards of the Douro Valley.. Unique, wild landscapes Prehistoric monuments and rare wildlife Three river valleys – the Minho, Lima and Douro Staying at a Port wine estate (‘quinta’) on the Douro Sailing Read more »

Secret Venice

January 13, 2014

Posted by:Kate Whinney

Venetian’s Venice – lunch at private palazzi on the Grand Canal, a private visit to the cathedral of San Marco in an exclusive itinerary, staying at the 5* Danieli.. Exclusive insight into this fascintating and beautiful city This unique city is 80 cm (2ft 8”) above sea level, with 170 canals, 400 bridges, 200 churches and an extraordinary history. . Read more »

Lake Garda & the Brenta Dolomites

May 23, 2013

Posted by:Kate Whinney

From the hills around Lake Garda to the incomparably picturesque mountain scenery of the Brenta Dolomites. Hotels with pools and spa. Excellent walking, food and wine.. Read more »

Barolo & the Langhe Hills

August 10, 2013

Posted by:Kate Whinney

Walk through the wooded Langhe hills and Barolo vineyards: a picturesque patchwork interspersed with woods, hill-top villages and castles. The area is famed as much for Read more »

Via Francigena 990

September 23, 2019

Posted by:Kate Whinney

In 990AD Sigeric, Archbishop of Canterbury, during his return journey from Rome, made notes of where he stayed overnight – the earliest surviving record of the Read more »