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Walking holiday videos Get to know the routes on our virtual walking tours

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Walking holiday videos

Get an idea of what to expect on a walking tour before you book

We've created a video gallery to showcase some of our most popular hiking routes and show you some of the highlights as you walk from place to place during the holiday.

In these short videos, you'll gain an impression of what to expect on a self-guided walking holiday, a snapshot of the terrain and some of the local attractions you can visit along the way.

On our Active on Holiday YouTube channel, you will find all our cycling and walking holiday videos with new ones frequently added.

Madeira, Portugal

In our Madeira walking holiday highlights video, find out more about our hiking holidays on the Portuguese island in the Atlantic known for its stunning landscapes, lush greenery and sweeping panoramic views over the ocean.

This virtual video tour features some of the main highlights of Madeira that you can see on foot. You'll see the dense forests, mountain ranges and rugged coastline on this challenging self-guided walking holiday in Madeira.

Read our Around Madeira route itinerary to find out about the various holiday options.

South Tyrol (Reschensee to Meran), Italy

Find out more about our walking holiday from Reschensee to Meran in this video showing the highlights of this hiking holiday through South Tyrol. The South Tyrol region in northern Italy is one of Europe's best places for a walking holiday with a mix of gentle strolls to more challenging mountain climbs.

There are breathtaking views to enjoy and majestic lakes to explore. Each walking tour in South Tyrol is also a chance to understand the rich history of the Italian-Austrian borderland region.

Read our Reschensee to Meran itinerary to learn about the various holiday options.

Salzkammergut Rivers & Lakes, Austria

Find out more about walking holidays in the famous Salzkammergut region in Austria on this video featuring some excellent family-friendly and easy-to-complete routes next to the beautiful lakes and rivers of the Salzkammergut.

This self-guided walking tour also passes through the quaint Austrian towns of Bad Ischl, Bad Aussee and Hallstatt where you can experience the lively cultural activities on offer.

You'll also see Lake Wolfgangsee, Hallstattersee and the Schafbergbahn mountain railway.

Read our Salzkammergut Highlights route itinerary to find out about the various holiday options.

Lechweg Path, Austria / Germany

Find out more about walking holidays on the Lechweg Path region in Austria and Germany on this video showing some of the highlights of the 125-kilometre-long Lechweg Path. Starting at Formarinsee in Lech am Arlberg, you'll traverse Tyrol, and culminate at the breathtaking Lech Falls in Allgäu.

This self-guided walking tour passes through the Elbigenalp, where a particularly adrenaline-pumping highlight awaits you: the crossing of the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Europe.

You'll also see the picturesque castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein from a distance

Read our Lechweg Path route itinerary to find out about the various holiday options.