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March 10, 2015

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Hikes Slovenia - Europe's Secret Green Garden of Delights

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations is taking the trail through Slovenia's lush flower meadows, exploring the caves and canyons of its intricate river network, and breathing the pure mountain air of the Julian Alps, in this tranquil and unspoilt corner of Europe...

February 11, 2015

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Adds Suniest Spot in Hottest European Destination to Croatia Itinerary

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations has added a night in tiny, luxurious Hvar island in Croatia to its Dalmatian Coast all-inclusive hiking tour. Topping the lists for “up and coming” and “emerging destinations” in European luxury travel*, vacationers are beating a path to Croatia, dubbed: “The Mediterranean as it used to be.”...

January 14, 2015

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Announce New Character Hotels for 2015

An English country house once owned by Beatrix Potter, a 600-year-old pilgrims’ refuge and a Victorian landmark which is now one of Ireland’s finest hotels are among new accommodations picked by The Wayfarers Walking Vacations for 2015...

December 9, 2014

Highlight of The Wayfarers Walking Vacations' New Hike Stars in Downton Abbey

A new highlight of The Wayfarers Walking Vacations 2015 program is also set to star in a Christmas episode of Downton Abbey. Alnwick (pronounced ‘Annick’) Castle in England’s Northumberland, will take a leading role in a special Christmas episode as Brancaster Castle. No stranger to the cameras, Alnwick was also the setting for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts. The cast and crew spent two weeks at the castle last summer, filming extensively in the spectacular State Rooms, as well as in the castle's grounds and at the semi-ruined Hulne Abbey in the Duke of Northumberland's parklands in Alnwick...

October 22, 2014

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Brings Back 'Showstopping' South Africa Itinerary for 2015

A walking tour of South Africa’s stunning Western Cape highlights is offered by The Wayfarers Walking Vacations for 2015. The ‘Wonders of the Western Cape’ 11-night all-inclusive itinerary has been reintroduced and updated. The Walk begins in Cape Town and includes hikes in the Table Mountain National Park, a visit to a children’s Cape Township project...

August 13, 2014

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Offers Sneak Preview of 2015 Spring Walks

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations has released its Spring 2015 brochure, offering a sneak-preview of the full range of early season hiking tours across the globe.
Three brand new Walks are included in the online brochure, which is aimed at giving guests the chance to reserve places on favorite trips and get a taste of the 2015 Walk Schedule.
The new Walks are in UK’s Northumbria, the Puglia region of Italy and in Tuscany, ‘A Pilgrim’s Journey’ traces the ancient Via Francigena.
Other fully all-inclusive Walks, escorted by The Wayfarers’ renowned Walk Leaders and Managers, range from Argentinian Patagonia to New Zealand, USA, the British Isles and across Europe.

July 11, 2014

Tuscany - A Photographer's Dream Destination

‘SLOW travel’ hiking in Tuscany with The Wayfarers Walking Vacations is a dream destination for photographers. The glowing colors, stunning Italian landscapes and contrast of the natural scenery against rich Renaissance treasures has proved a big draw for people looking to perfect their landscape photography skills or build a portfolio.
The Wayfarers offers two all-inclusive options – Tuscany & Umbria and Classic Tuscany. Photographer Stephen Banks, who joined The Wayfarers Walks in Tuscany this summer says it is a ‘must-do’ vacation for anyone who enjoys taking pictures.
‘You know you've had a successful trip when you end up with more than 1,500 images with which you're pleased!’ he said. “Walking through ancient towns, with churches and castles, through stunning landscapes in the sunshine - I was spoiled for choice'

June 10, 2014 The Wayfarers Hike in Patagonia Download

May 22, 2014

The Crossroads of Europe Package: Discover Unspoilt Renaissance Treasures and save US$840 on a 14-night Walking Vacation Download
May 14, 2014 The Wayfarers Hike in Yorkshire as National Park Marks 60th Anniversary Download
July 29, 2013 Green stars of the Silver Screen : The Wayfarers top10 Walking Vacations for Film Buffs Download
March 27, 2013 Spring is Best for Walking: See Spring's Finest Floral Displays with a Spring Wayfarers Walking Vacation Download
January 29, 2013 Why Choose a Walking Vacation? The Wayfarers Launches new Guidebook Download
April 4, 2012 Enter this April to Win a Weeklong Castle Stay with The Wayfarers: Walk in the Devon, England Locations for Steven Spielberg’s War Horse Download
October 13, 2011 The Wayfarers Extends 2011 Pricing for 2012 Walks - Confirm a January – July 2012 Walk by Year’s End and Receive Savings of $100 - $300 per person on Selected Walks Download
August 16, 2011 The Wayfarers Entice with New Fall and Spring Food Wine Walking Tour along Alsace's Wine Trail - 2011 Pricing Offered for 2012 Tours When Confirmed by December 31, 2011 Download
March 4, 2011 Jane Eyre Movie Locations Feature In The Wayfarers 2011 UK Walk - Seven-Day Literary Walking Vacations Program Also Includes Jane Austen Country and Wales’ Pembrokeshire Coast Download
November 23, 2010 The Wayfarers Strides into 2011 with a New Program of Walks and Hikes including New Locations and Refreshed Itineraries - 28th Season Holds Prices on All UK and Europe Walks, Adds Discounts for Back-to Back Walks, and Offers Complimentary “Fit for Trips” Pre-Conditioning Program for Most Challenging Walks/Hikes Download
July 16, 2010 From Maine Blueberries to New Mexico Burritos, The Wayfarers' Fall Walking Vacations Pair Regional Culinary Wonders with First-Class Fitness - Plus - End-of-Summer Special: Learn Photography and Photojournalism with Photographer Ellen Barone on September 12-17 New Mexico Walk Download
April 16, 2010 The Wayfarers Invites Guests To Walk Dartmoor And Exmoor With Noted Travel Writer Everett Potter Download
February 19, 2010 The Wayfarers Partners with Fit for Trips to Create a Win-Win for Walking Vacationers Download
January 21, 2010 Literature Lovers Can Walk in the Footsteps of Jane Austen Download

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Recent press coverage:

The Wayfarers Walking Vacations Introduces new Destinations for Spring 2015 by Karen Rubin, Moral Compass: Great Places to Go where the Going does Good

It's Taken a While but Slow Travel Has Arrived by James Ruggia, Travel Pulse

Are Walking Tours the Best Way to Travel? by Luisa Colon,

Think a Garden Won't Make you Cry? You Haven't Been to the Cotswolds by Johanna Schneller, The Globe and Mail

Walking the Bronte Trail: Journeying Through the Countryside of Jane Eyre and Wurthering Heights by Peter Sacco, Go>


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