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Challenge & Achievement:
It’s your own Everest!
As we often say, walking is the best way of discovering a country’s landscapes and culture. To ensure that you get the most from one of our itineraries around Europe, we recommend that you have a look at our Walking Grades. These Walking Grades have been developed by our own team of specialists and are calculated by considering the length, gradient, distance and technicality of the route involved. Indulge your spirit of adventure, in your dream destination, without compromising your safety and comfort. Take a look at how we categorise our walking grades and then assess your own capabilities and preparation regime accordingly. Be realistic; this will help you get the most out of your time on the trip!
Expertise & Passion
One Foot Abroad take you on the most beautiful walking holidays and authentic adventures all over Europe! We select only the best itineraries in each region of several countries: France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and Switzerland. We personally visit each accommodation and follow through directly each booking we receive. We like to mix walking holidays with what Europe has best to offer: gastronomy, culture, scenery! Our experience in depth knowledge of the ground is what makes the difference: we are specialist and our job is to make a selection for you!
Nature & Discovery
- Discovery: Take the time to discover a region, be curious and open-minded towards other cultures.
- Nature: Wander through unspoilt landscapes and wild terrains.
- Respect: Respect the local population and the environment.
Pleasure & Authenticity
One Foot Abroad offers authentic walking holidays, giving you a genuine opportunity to feel closer to nature:
- explore the essence of a region and a country
- taste the flavours and aromas of traditional food
- discover more about yourself
- spend time with your family or bond with your friends
- broaden your cultural awareness and get out in the fresh air!
Our mission is to take our customers to the most beautiful walking itineraries and authenctic adventures, providing them with a genuine experience and leaving them with unforgettable memories through outstanding service.
Commitment to Quality
We are on a permanent quest, with the help of our capable ground staff, for the best itinerary, the most beautiful viewpoint and the richest experience of nature. Our itineraries are organised by professionals and experienced certified guides. With our walking holidays, the level of difficulty and approximate timings are assessed on a real time basis, based on an average walker. Whatever holiday you choose, your comfort is of the utmost importance to us; we carefully select the best accommodation, the most delicious meals and a plan to help you get the most from your holiday.
The roadbook provided contains the most detailed maps (usually IGN at 1/25,000 scale), a description of the itinerary with directions. There is also background information on history, geology, flora, regional cuisine and details of places of interest.
Commitment to Fair Prices
When it comes to your holiday, our prices are adjusted to our quality criteria. We appreciate your business and we offer loyalty discounts for returning customers, as well as for those of you who plan your holidays early. Last but not least, our prices also represent equitable pay for our staff and the local people who work for us on the ground.
When and where possible, we offer the possibility to use triple rooms (cheaper than a twin + a single). We also have option of different comfort: from dorms to 2* and 3* hotels to luxury accommodation to suit your wishes and wallet.
Commitment to Customer Service
We are ready to hear from you by phone or email and we will do our best to reply to your query within 48 hours. Using our website, you can find your itinerary and book it when you like. Upon departing for a walking holiday, you’ll be given an emergency phone number that is accessible 24/7 to guarantee your safety and peace of mind and. We will be in touch before your departure date to wish you a “bon voyage” and check with you everything is OK.
Feel free to contact us if you are looking for more information or for options on customising your trip, extending your stay or to let us know about your dietary requirements. Our team can also advise you on administrative formalities and travel arrangements. Please ask us to customise your holiday; we’re committed to this because you are unique.