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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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Picos de Europa

A walk which takes us into the high mountains of the Picos de Europa. This is unspoiled hiking territory of the most dramatic and beautiful kind.

This magnificent walk takes us through the limestone peaks and past blue tarns on springy turf trails. Little visited by non-Spaniards the area we have chosen is in the Somiedo Natural Park of Asturias, home of the few remaining European Brown Bear in Spain. Unparalleled walking country.