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The Cinque Terre Floods 2011

After the sad news that several of the World Heritage Site villages of the Cinque Terre were devastated by floods in October 2011

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New Trip in Piemonte

In 1388 the County of Savoy fought its way to the coast at Nice and so established a maritime port for the first time. The Duchy that was to follow added this magnificent part of Europe to the Holy Roman Empire. Later this came to form the nucleus of modern Italy, with Turin as its capital.

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Duende Travel Limited was begun by Peter Watson and Kate Littlewood in 1995 in order to create the finest quality cultural walking tours in Western Europe. We work with some of the leading educational establishments across the English speaking world whose specific needs require a bespoke service commensurate with the standards of their own organizations. We are able to provide both the quality of trip and the academic expertise that they demand.

Our portfolio of trips, which is always expanding, ranges from short trips in isolated and remote regions with excellent walking based on accommodation in small country inns right up to classic itineraries along pilgrimage routes or through historically significant regions. The walks can be seen as an introduction to a specific country or region or as a themed trip exploring a specific idea.