If you like hill-walking, our self-guided moderate-to-challenging walking holidays are for you. Armed with our lovingly researched route notes, you walk at your own pace either from a single base, or from one delightful hotel to another while your luggage istransferred.
Our moderate-to-challenging routes bring many rewards, from the satisfaction of reaching a peak or high pass, to the views that greet you there. But, despite involving fairly full days, they are not just about the walking. In keeping with our Slow holiday philosophy, they are also about appreciating the details – the flowers, the wildlife, local architecture. You’ve no luggage to weigh you down, and no group, so take your time, knowing that a charming hotel and a delicious dinner await.
Our moderate-to-challenging walking holidays are aimed at fit, regular walkers. To be sure that they are right for you, check our grading system below. Given the flexibility of our holidays, you are free to add in extra nights at any hotel so as to give yourself a rest day or two.
Generally easy walking with few ascents / descents, but perhaps the occasional long day.
Easy-to-moderate walking with some ascents / descents, and occasional longer days.
Moderate walking on varied terrain, with some long days and regular ascents / descents.
Moderate-to-challenging walking on more rugged terrain with significant ascents / descents on most days. Compass skills may be required (check the individual holiday).
Challenging hikes, featuring long days with significant ascent / descent on challenging terrain. Compass skills may be required.
Choice of easier or harder routes, so that you can tailor most days to your requirements.
What to expect from your hill-walking holiday
We’ll help you to get the most out of your walking holiday. There are three cornerstones of Inntravel holidays: captivating scenery; accommodation hand-picked by us for the friendliness of its welcome; and flavoursome regional cuisine.
Comprehensive route notes
We take great pride in our route guides, updating them constantly so that you have the most current information and can enjoy the richest possible holiday experience. Walking at a pace that suits you, you can rely on them to steer you from A to B, and fill you in about places of interest and local culture along the way.
The freedom of independence
If you value independent travel and hotels of character, you’re in the right company. With Inntravel, you set your own holiday start date, duration (you can add extra nights at any hotel) and preferred travel route (by train, plane or ferry). Talk to us and we’ll make your personalised holiday plans and travel arrangements happen.
Walking is our world
If you’re considering a walking holiday, we suggest speaking to the experts. That’s us. Since 1984 we’ve been discovering the best routes and accommodation and are happy to share our knowledge and expertise. Our friendly staff are specialists who have walked our routes and stayed in our hotels. Contact us, to discuss your walking holiday.