EXTRAORDINARY ACTIVE HOLIDAYS

We offer you an amazing collection of guided and self-guided bicycle tours, walking tours, and hiking holidays, with excellent planning, attentive vehicle support, and excellent rental equipment. If you want a relaxing active holiday adventure with all the details worked out so that you can simply enjoy it, you’re in the right place.

You can see where small groups are forming today, or just reserve any date we have scheduled for guided trips. You can also request your own private trip, or reserve a self-guided trip on any date you like. Our professional commitment and caring service are refreshingly reliable, whether you choose to travel to our home in Nova Scotia, Canada or our favourite bicycle tour and hiking tour destinations in Scandinavia, Europe, Israel, or Japan.

 

Small Groups

With a group size rarely more than 12 people, our guide:guest ratio is excellent – normally 1:6 or better.

Quality Equipment

We have a new fleet of Trek bikes in our Canadian garage, including Verve e-bikes, FX hybrids, and excellent road racers.

Care and Excellence

We pay attention to the details, so that you can enjoy your holiday to its full potential.

 

“Love the fact that you try to keep it local and very personal… healthy food and wonderful people… your patience and willingness to work with us on dates, group size, etc was hugely appreciated.” – Holly S.

 


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NL: Labrador Hike

Seven nights; Six days of epic hiking on rugged and pristine coastline.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

NS: Mabou Bike, Paddle, & Hike

A three day, two night varied experience including paddling from Mabou Harbour, hiking in the Mabou Highlands, and cycling on the traffic-free Celtic Shores Coastal Trail.
Easy, Moderate
Bike, Hike, Multi-Activity, Sea-Kayak

NS: Lunenburg Bike, Paddle, & Hike

Two nights; three days of easy cycling, hiking, and paddling on Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast and the Rum Runners Trail.
Easy
Bike, Hike, Multi-Activity, Sea-Kayak

Switzerland: Bernese Alps Hike

Seven nights; seven days of moderate to challenging hiking in the highlands of Switzerland. Travel by foot through hidden valleys, alpine lakes and flora, Swiss pines, and of course, edelweiss!
Moderate, Challenging
Hiking/Walking

Spain: Granada to Malaga: Andalucia Bike

Six nights; six days of cycling on hilly paved roads with very little traffic.
Very Challenging
Cycling

Spain: Barcelona and Catalonia Bike

Six nights; six days of cycling on rail trail bike paths and lightly travelled paved roads, from the Pyrenees foothills to the beaches of Costa Brava.
Moderate
Cycling

Portugal: Fishermen's Trail Walk

Six nights, six days of walking and hiking. Moderate to challenging coastal routes among cliffs and dunes with remarkable biodiversity and a temperate climate, making this an ideal "camino" trek.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking
Netherlands & Belgium: Amsterdam to Antwerp Bike, East Flanders, Gent, Saint Nicolas Church

Netherlands & Belgium: Amsterdam to Antwerp Bike

Seven nights; seven days of easy and leisurely bicycle touring on paved bike routes through the heart of South Holland, Zeeland, and Flanders.
Easy
Cycling

Netherlands: Amsterdam to Arnhem Walk

Six nights; six days of level walks along coastal dikes of the Zuiderzee to the beautiful city of Arnhem, through the wetland areas of the west and east, and on
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Italy: Tuscany Walk

Seven nights; seven days of walking the Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrimage through the rolling hills of Tuscany.
Moderate, Challenging
Hiking/Walking

Italy: Tuscany Bike

Six nights; seven days of classic bicycle touring in the hills of Chianti and Southern Tuscany.
Challenging
Cycling

Italy: Puglia and Basilicata Bike

Seven nights; six days of southern Italian bicycle touring on easy terrain with variable distance choices, beginning in the cave town of Matera and descending through the Itria Valley to
Moderate
Cycling

Italy: Innsbruck to Venice Bike

Seven nights; six days of easy riding from the Austrian Alps to the Adriatic coast, cycling on paved paths and quiet country roads. Visit historical passes, villages and monasteries.
Easy
Cycling

Italy: Amalfi Coast Walk

Six nights; five days of easy and moderate hikes, on paths and country roads.
Easy
Hiking/Walking

Germany: Luxembourg and The Moselle River Valley Bike

Eight nights; eight days of easy cycling on bike paths and quiet paved roads along the vineyard-lined banks of the Moselle River.
Easy
Cycling

France: Versailles to Mont-Saint-Michel Bike

Seven nights; seven days of moderately easy cycling through the countryside of northern France, with visits to heritage sites and ancient castles on the way to the mesmerizing island of
Easy, Moderate
Cycling

France: Loire Valley Bike

Six nights; six days. Bicycle touring on paved, quiet country roads with rolling hills, breathtaking scenery, World Heritage sites, and France’s most amazing châteaux!
Easy
Cycling

France: Dordogne Valley Walk

Seven nights; seven days. This is French walking at its finest, following the Grande Randonnée walking trail and quiet roads through lush river valleys and beautiful stone villages.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

France: Dordogne and Lot Bike

Six nights; five days of cycling. French bicycle touring at its finest with flat and hilly options on quiet roads through lush river valleys and beautiful stone villages.
Moderate
Cycling

France: Burgundy Canals Bike

Seven nights; seven days. Easy cycling on the paved and unpaved towpaths of the Canal du Bourgogne, converted railbeds, and quiet roads. Experience the villages, vineyards, and farmlands of Burgundy
Easy
Cycling

France: Brittany and Normandy Bike

Six nights; six days. A moderately easy bike tour on level and lightly rolling coastal roads in the north west of France, with visits to D-day beaches and the Bayeux
Easy, Moderate
Cycling

France: Bordeaux to Carcassonne Canal Bike

Seven nights; seven days of easy bicycling holiday on traffic free canal pathways and quiet roads linking Bordeaux, Saint Emilion, and Carcassonne.
Easy, Moderate
Cycling

Romania: Transylvania Bike

Seven nights; seven days of cycling on paved and unpaved roads and paths over gently rolling hills in the Saxon Land region of Transylvania.
Moderate
Cycling

Slovenia: Hike

Seven nights; seven days. Challenging, spectacular hikes with mountain scenery, alpine meadows, glacial lakes, waterfalls, and rivers.
Moderate, Challenging
Hiking/Walking

Slovenia: Bike

Seven nights; seven days. A leisurely paced bicycle tour passing through Slovenia's beautiful mountain valleys, lush vineyards, and picturesque olive groves toward the progressively warmer climates of the Adriatic coast.
Easy
Cycling

Montenegro: Balkan Bike

Eight days, seven nights. Cycling on paved roads through isolated countryside in the heart of the Balkan wilderness.
Moderate, Challenging
Cycling

Hungary, Slovakia & Poland: Budapest to Krakow Walk

Seven nights; six days. A hiking tour from the banks of the Danube River on the outskirts of Budapest through the back bone of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to the royal
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Hungary, Slovakia & Poland: Budapest to Krakow Bike

Seven nights; seven days. A bicycle tour from the banks of the Danube through the backbone of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to Krakow. Visit six UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Moderate
Cycling

Czech Republic: Prague to Dresden Elbe River Bike

Six nights; six days of riding along the Elbe River with varying terrain of hills and valleys.
Easy
Cycling

Austria: Vienna to Salzburg Bike

Seven nights; seven days of easy cycling throughout Styria and the Austrian Lake District, with a day of spectacular hiking at Katrin Alm. Journey on paved bike paths and quiet
Easy
Cycling

Austria, Slovakia, Hungary: Vienna to Budapest Bike

Eight days – seven nights, and seven days of easy cycling along the Danube River and the Hungarian Sea.
Easy
Cycling

Germany & Austria: Regensburg to Vienna Bike

Eight nights; eight days of easy cycling along the meandering banks of the Danube River, from village to village on quiet bike paths.
Easy
Cycling

Japan: Noto Peninsula Bike

Eight nights; eight days of relaxed cycling, hiking and cultural experiences. Dramatic coasts and friendly mountains complemented with historically significant sites.
Moderate
Cycling

Japan: Hiroshima and Islands of the Seto Sea Bike

Nine nights; nine days. Often referred to as road bikers' heaven, this route follows the Shimanami Kaido Bikeway from Onomichi, across the Seto islands to the beautiful Shikoku - the
Moderate
Cycling

Israel: Jerusalem & South Israel Bike

Seven nights; seven days of activity in Southern Israel between Jerusalem and the Red Sea, including cycling, walking, and snorkelling.
Moderate
Cycling

Israel: Galilee and Golan Heights Hike

Seven nights, eight days of activity. Explore ‘the Galilee’, a land of immense natural beauty, historic and religious significance, and demographic diversity.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Wales: Cardiff to Holyhead Bike

Seven nights; seven days of moderate to challenging bike touring on paved roads and car-free bicycle paths.
Moderate
Cycling

Scotland: West Coast Bike

Six nights; seven days of bicycle touring on very quiet one-lane paved roads of western Scotland.
Moderate
Cycling

Scotland: West Coast Hike

Seven nights; seven days of walks and hikes on pathways and lanes, exploring the beaches, lochs, highlands, valleys, forests, and castles of western Scotland and the Isle of Mull.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Scotland: North Coast 500 Bike

Seven nights; eight days of cycling on quiet, single-track paved roads along the new North Coast 500 route from Strathcarron to Inverness via John O’ Groats.
Moderate
Cycling

Ireland: Donegal Hike

Six nights; five days of moderate hiking on Donegal's coastal paths on the Wild Atlantic Way, including Glenveagh National Park and the majestic cliffs of the Slieve League.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Ireland: Donegal Bike

Six nights; six days of bicycle touring on the quiet roads of County Donegal coast, through Glenveagh National Park, along the Wild Atlantic Way and on the Donegal Cycleway.
Moderate
Cycling

Ireland: Connemara Bike

Seven nights; seven days by bicycle on the gently rolling paved roads of Connemara. Ride your bike between small inns, a charming castle, and an elegant 130 year old fishing
Easy
Cycling

Ireland: Antrim Glens & Coast Walk

Six nights; seven days of walking along Ireland's quiet green hills and narrow footpaths with time to take in the castles, pubs, and magnificent vistas along the way.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

England: Cotswolds Walk

Six nights; six days of hiking on small paths, quiet lanes, and the Cotswold Way. Experience gorgeous villages, wool churches, and escarpment views in England’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

England: Cotswolds Bike

5 nights; 5 days of cycling on quiet country lanes and bike paths from Bath to Oxford, through the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Moderate, Challenging
Cycling

England: Cambridge and East Anglia Bike

Seven nights; seven days of cycling on quiet country lanes through East Anglia.
Easy
Cycling

Norway: Bergen and Sognefjord Hike

Six nights; seven days of moderately challenging hikes through lush valleys, fjords, and mountain ranges in one of the world’s most beautiful countries.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

Germany and Denmark: Berlin to Copenhagen Bike

Nine nights; nine days of cycling on an established bikeway connecting Berlin and Copenhagen, plus a warm up lakefront ride on the first day.
Moderate
Cycling

Finland: Turku & Åland Islands Bike

Six nights; five days of bicycle touring on quiet roads and pathways through the Turku Archipelago and the Åland Islands.
Easy
Cycling
BOOK EARLY

Faroe Islands Hike

Seven nights; eight days of walks and hikes along established trails, laneways, coastal paths, and breathtaking cliffs.
Challenging
Hiking/Walking

Denmark & Sweden: Copenhagen to Gothenburg Kattegattleden Bike

Nine nights; nine days. Easy cycling on flat, mostly paved roads and traffic-free bike paths through coastal landscapes, romantic towns, and historical sites.
Easy
Cycling

Iceland: Westfjords Bike

Eight nights; nine days of bicycle touring through the rugged coastline and glacial interior of the Snaefellsness Peninsula, and into the heart of the majestic Westfjords.
Challenging
Cycling
hikers overlooking incredible view of mountains and a village

Iceland: West Walk

Six nights; six days. Easy to moderate hiking. Visit many of Southern and Western Iceland’s most spectacular sites and regions.
Easy
Hiking/Walking
two cyclists entering vista in iceland

Iceland: Fertile South Bike

Seven nights; eight days. A bike tour on paved and smooth gravel or lava roads in South Iceland, with options to hike, ride horses, explore Thorsmork by foot, and visit
Easy, Moderate
Cycling
boat in water with epic mountains

Iceland: Dramatic North Bike

Seven nights; seven days. A challenging bicycle tour on paved and gravel roads, with options to hike and ride horses. In June the sun stays up all night.
Moderate
Cycling

Norway: Lofoten Islands Bike

Eight nights; seven days of cycling on quiet, paved coastal roads with options to hike and sea kayak. In June and July the sun never sets.
Easy
Cycling

NS: Fundy & Glooscap Bike

Six nights; seven days of cycling, with hiking, sea kayaking, and tidal bore river rafting opportunities.
Moderate, Challenging
Cycling

NS: Fundy & Glooscap Hike

Five nights; six days of easy to moderate walking and hiking on the Lighthouse and Fundy shores.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

NS: Yarmouth to Wolfville Bike

Five nights; six days of cycling along the Acadian French and Fundy shores, through the Annapolis Valley, and on the Harvest Moon Trail. Optional whale-watching in the Bay of Fundy.
Easy
Cycling

NS: South Shore Sea-Kayak

Four nights; four days of visiting islands, beaches, and villages by sea kayak. Nights in warm inns, with excellent cuisine.
Moderate
Sea-Kayak

NS: Cape Breton Island Sea-Kayak

Five nights; six days of spectacular adventure by sea kayak, with nights in cozy inns.
Moderate
Sea-Kayak

NS: Cape Breton Island Hike

Five nights; six days of hiking, showing you the best trails of Cape Breton Island on foot.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

NS: Cabot Trail Bike

A classic 6-day bicycling adventure on a paved 298km loop. 5 or 6 nights; 6 days of some of the best cycling in the world.
Moderate, Challenging
Bike

PEI: Island Walk

Six days; five nights. Easy trail and beach walking, including parts of the Confederation Trail and PEI National Park beaches. Optional extra activities include sea kayaking, cycling, golf, and fishing.
Easy
Hiking/Walking

PEI: Sideroads Bike

Five nights; six days of easy bicycle touring from one end of Prince Edward Island to the other on scenic, paved roads, paved bike paths, and the best of the
Easy
Cycling

PEI: Family Multi-Activity

Five nights, and five days of cycling, with sea kayaking, walking, boat trips, swimming, and daily options for non-cycling guests. The pace is comfortable for children aged 6 and older,
Easy
Multisport

PEI: Confederation Trail Bike

Five nights; six days of easy bicycle touring along the traffic-free Confederation Trail, and bike paths of the National Park.
Easy
Cycling

ON: Ottawa & The Rideau Canal Bike

Six nights; seven days of peaceful cycling through Canada’s scenic historic and political centre, with stretches along the Rideau Canal and Ottawa’s bike paths.
Moderate
Cycling

QC: Saguenay & Charlevoix Hike

Five nights. Six days of trail hikes with views overlooking the Saguenay fjord and the Saint Lawrence River.
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

QC: Saguenay & Charlevoix Bike

Seven nights. Seven days of moderate bike touring, phenomenal hiking, and optional sea kayaking, on the gentle bike paths and trails of Lac-Saint-Jean, the hills of Charlevoix, and along the
Moderate
Cycling

QC: Montréal to Ottawa Laurentians Bike

Five nights; six days of easy cycling between Montreal and Ottawa on paved bike paths including Le P’tit Train du Nord, and quiet country roads.
Easy
Cycling
BOOK EARLY

PEI/QC: Magdalen Islands Multi-Activity

Six nights; seven days of adventure by bike, sea kayak and on foot, with an introduction to kite-buggying and many optional activities, including cave swimming, kite surfing, and sailing. Excellent
Easy
Multisport

QC: Gaspé Peninsula Bike

Eight days; seven nights of cycling on the Route Verte roads and trails around the sea cliffs of the St. Lawrence River and the shores of the Gaspé Peninsula
Challenging
Cycling

QC: Eastern Townships Bike

Six nights; six days of cycling through L’Estrie – Quebec’s lovely south, with nice lodging, outstanding cuisine, and pretty towns, farms, and forests.
Moderate, Challenging
Cycling

QC: Bas-Saint-Laurent Bike

Six nights; five days of cycling on quiet roads and bike paths along the Navigator’s Route - the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Includes several of “The Most
Moderate
Cycling

NL: Viking Trail Bike

Six nights; seven days of bicycle touring on the Viking Trail, with a fjord cruise, all the highlights of Gros Morne National Park and L'Anse aux Meadows, and a series
Challenging
Cycling

NL: Viking Trail Hike

Six nights; six days of hikes on the East Coast Trail and remote footpaths near Trinity. Visit two of North America’s largest sea bird colonies, spot whales and icebergs, and
Challenging
Hiking/Walking

NL: St. John's & Trinity Hike

Six nights; six days of hikes on the East Coast Trail and remote footpaths near Trinity. Visit two of North America’s largest sea bird colonies, spot whales and icebergs, and
Moderate
Hiking/Walking

NL: St. John's & Trinity Bike

Seven nights; seven days of bicycle touring on paved roads of Newfoundland's East Coast, enhanced with some hiking. See why Trinity is the jewel of the north shore, and enjoy
Moderate
Cycling

BC: Vancouver Island Hike

Five days, four nights of self-guided inn to inn walking on the Salish Shores of Vancouver Island, through impressive old growth forest and along coastal trails.
Easy
Hiking/Walking

BC: Vancouver Island Bike

Six nights; seven days of biking on some of British Columbia's finest coastal and inland roads including an optional portion of the Cowichan Valley Trail.
Moderate
Cycling
BOOK EARLY

BC: Okanagan & Kettle Valley Railway Bike

Six nights; six days of cycling, with opportunities for hiking and extras. Most of this bike tour follows the Kettle Valley Rail Trail past dozens of excellent vineyards and wineries,
Easy, Moderate
Cycling