The list below describes the various and multiple categories and activities that make The Wayfarers excel in the walking vacation world:

  • Barging Canals or RiversBarging Canals or Rivers
    Luxury barge La Belle Epoque is a highlight of our Burgundy Barge Walk.
  • Boat RideBoat Ride
    Foot power is supplemented with boat power on many our our Walks - From Lake Lucerne in Switzerland to Lake Windermere in the English Lake District - all the better to reach the next trail.
  • Book Location VisitBook Location Visit
    From Daphne du Maurier in Cornwall to Kanab in the Wild West and the land where Lord of the Rings was filmed in New Zealand, we trek along trails famous for their literary and cinematic inspirations.
  • Castle VisitCastle Visit
    Highlights include Norman castles in Wales, Prussian fortresses in Czech Republic and even spectacular castles built into cliffsides in France and Slovenia.
  • Cider and Brandy TastingCider and Brandy Tasting
    Coast to coast across Northern England or from Dartmoor to Exmoor - our Inn to Inn journeys change hotels each night and have a final destination as a goal of the Walk.
  • Coastal WalkingCoastal Walking
    From the 'Blue Way' in the Cinque Terre to the South West Coastal path in Cornwall - our coastal routes are highlights from the Med to the Pacific.
  • Cog TrainCog Train
    We incorporate train rides on some of our Walks to allow us to see more of a region. The ride itself provides some memorable scenery and authentic local experience!
  • Cooking ClassCooking Class
    We enjoy and understand the cultures we visit by sampling their cuisine. Be it the gourmet delights conjured by our personal chef on the Burgundy Barge or the pleasures of authentic fare in the Pays Basque, foodies will particularly enjoy Walks with Gourmet Food as a highlight.
  • CyclingCycling
    For those that enjoy the fresh breeze that Cycling brings or the extra distance traveled, Cycling is a great way to see the countryside and explore.
  • Film Location VisitFilm Location Visit
    From Daphne du Maurier in Cornwall to Kanab in the Wild West and the land where Lord of the Rings was filmed in New Zealand, we trek along trails famous for their literary and cinematic inspirations
  • Game DriveGame Drive
    Elephants in Madikwe, moose and bear in Alaska, New Forest Ponies in England - we visit conservation areas around the world and the money we spend doing so goes directly to support the plant and wildlife conservation initiatives.
  • Garden VisitGarden Visit
    Formal Italian Villas, English cottage gardens, sub-tropical lost worlds all feature on various walks.
  • Glacier VisitGlacier Visit
    From the Julian Alps of Slovenia to the panoramas of Austria, our Walks with Alpine Scenery as a highlight span some of the most beautiful walking paths in the world.
  • Heritage TransportHeritage Transport
    We incorporate train rides on some of our Walks to allow us to see more of a region. The ride itself provides some memorable scenery and authentic local experience!
  • Historical Monument VisitHistorical Monument Visit
    Romanesque, Gothic, Greek, Baroque - we visit and view a wonderful variety of exciting architectural styles.
  • Local Expert TalkLocal Expert Talk
    Hear Experts and Specialists in their fields come and give talks to you, and perhaps join in a Dinner or Drinks where you can ask questions and hear answers about the area you are exploring
  • Local MusicLocal Music
    Josephine Baker, The von Trapp Family, Mozart, Smetana, Ravel - we visit places significant to all.
  • Museum VisitMuseum Visit
    Romanesque, Gothic, Greek, Baroque - we visit and view a wonderful variety of museums.
  • National Park VisitNational Park Visit
    We may encounter Red Deer in Exmoor or Lions in South Africa - the animals and plants we see provide the highlights on many Walks.
  • PhotographyPhotography
    UNESCO world heritage sites such as Taos Pueblo and the terraced vineyards of the Cinque Terre make wonderful subjects for photographers along the way
  • Pilgrimmage RoutePilgrimmage Route
    We often follow ancient trails and pathways created by Pilgrims from all over the world, these time trodden paths are seeped in historical and religious meaning.
  • Pre-historic Monument VisitPre-historic Monument Visit
    Stone circles in Scotland and Ireland, cave paintings in France and South Africa, our trails take in some very interesting ancient sites.
  • Train RideTrain Ride
    We incorporate train rides on some of our Walks to allow us to see more of a region. The ride itself provides some memorable scenery and authentic local experience!
  • Steam TrainSteam Train
    Riding antique steam trains lends a sense of history and fun to a number of our Walks.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site VisitUNESCO World Heritage Site Visit
    UNESCO world heritage sites such as Taos Pueblo and the terraced vineyardsof the Cinque Terre make wonderful subjects for photographers along the way.
  • Adventure WalkingAdventure Walking
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  • Classic WalkingClassic Walking
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  • Cultural WalkingCultural Walking
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  • Explorer WalkingExplorer Walking
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  • Whiskey TastingWhiskey Tasting
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  • Wine TastingWine Tasting
    Chianti, Burgundy, Grappa, Prosecco, Chablis, Sancerre - we spend our days walking the land that produces these wonderful wines, and in the evenings we sample them.