A Walkers World
**Active holidays for active people**
**We are a specialist leisure walking and cycling holiday operator**
Europe is the most popular destination for NZ walkers. Along with the joy of walking new territory, they love to discover the quaint villages, history, dramatic landscapes, architecture, wine, food, language and way of life.
The Loire Valley is the quintessence of romantic France and the fine chateaux are the main reason why this region is so famous.
Kings, feudal lords and ladies of the court, seduced by the beautiful natural setting of this ‘garden of France’, built several hundred castles, manor houses and dreamy residences. Villandry, Langeais, Ussé, Chinon, Saumur, Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceaux, Chaumont, Blois, Chambord are some of the more well-known that dot a cycling and walking route of this area.
The rural charm of this region is in no way inferior to the cultural wealth and you walk/cycle through vineyards, past wine cellars, small villages, along meadow paths on seldom-used country lanes or side roads through the mostly flat and slightly uneven Loire and Indre Valleys. There are a few short ascents but the route is mostly flat so suitable for children.
More exotic locations where trails are uniquely different to anywhere else are: Morocco, Peru, Patagonia and Africa.The Way of St James - Camino De Santiago
Cinque Terre - Rambles on Italy's Liguerian Riviera
France - Chateaux of the Loire
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