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It may not seem like it with Siberian weather currently freezing Northern Europe, but Spring is not far away. To help take the edge off the winter chill, (and if you’ve had enough of the snow!) why not consider one of our upcoming sunshine escapes to Majorca or the Verdon Gorge?

We have several Spring trips offering you a wide choice of destinations and itineraries to help inspire you through the winter. Whether you’re looking to challenge yourself with your first multi-day walk or trail run, enjoy island life, or simply explore somewhere new, there’s plenty to put on your post-winter wish list. Here’s a couple of our favourite early season destinations.

Walk or Trail Run the Verdon Gorge – next available trip: 28 April – 5 May

Europe’s Grand Canyon is a magnificent limestone gorge forged by the iridescent Verdon river. The climate, scenery and trails underfoot make it an ideal early-year destination for either hiking or trail running. Voted one of the Top 10 European Canyon's to visit it’s also a trail steeped in history, following along in the ancient footsteps of Napoleon and his troops back in 1815.

We follow the same route along sections of the famous GR4 (grand randonee) over six days for both trips, with speed being the critical difference! Each day we cover between 16-23km and around 600-800m ascent and descent, with our main bags being transported between hotels. This means we can enjoy our time out on the trails more with only our essentials required.

Relatively long days on the trail are more than compensated for by comfortable, friendly hotels and guesthouses, along with the world-famous culinary delights of Provence.

Find out more about our hiking or trail running Verdon Gorge trips ->

Mallorca Serra de Tramuntana (Majorca) – next available trip: 21 – 29 April

A traverse of this spectacular Spanish island over the dramatic limestone mountains along the Serra de Tramuntana, the GR221. With the jade green sea glistening around every corner, and quintessential Majorcan villages rewarding your efforts with local hospitality, it’s a classic trail. Yet one which you can largely enjoy to yourself.

We spend eight days hiking the well-maintained trails across the island, covering between 15-25km each day with plenty of ascent and descent. Our main luggage is transported between hotels so we can enjoy lighter day sacks while walking. It’s a challenging trek for those with some experience and good fitness, and one not to be missed!

Find out more about our Mallorca Serra de Tramuntana trek->

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