Where to Go When: Your Year of Walking

Where to go on a walking holiday every month of the year

There’s always a perfect time to get away with HF Holidays. No matter what the season or what excites you, our packed calendar is full of inspirational ideas for your next walking holiday.

Select your preferred travel month, or browse down to see all of our recommendations!



Discover La Palma with HF Holidays
La Palma – Breña Baja

7nts from £899 per person

If you’re looking for a post-Christmas pick-me-up, you’ll love the beautiful eastern shore of the island of La Palma. January is a great time to visit; you’ll get a warming dose of winter sun, perfect walking temperatures and the chance to explore lush forests and national parks including Caldera de Taburiente.

Discover Laos and Cambodia with HF Holidays
Laos & Cambodia

16nts from £2,999 per person

This is a great time of year to head to Asia, where its mesmerising sights, exciting food, and fascinating culture and history will enchant you. Explore enigmatic Angkor Wat, trek through the Cambodian mountains, visit spray-shrouded waterfalls in Laos and explore the area’s picturesque landscapes.

In January we also recommend

In February we also recommend



Discover Tavira, Protugal with HF HolidaysPortugal – Eastern Algarve, Tavira
7nts from £799 per person

As well as the dramatic coastline, pretty fishing villages and laid-back charm of the Algarve, the pleasant climate – ideal for walking and exploring – means spring is the ideal time to visit Portugal. Enjoy the vibrant spring flowers and varied birdlife of Ria Formosa, including the hoopoe with its distinctive crown of feathers.

Discover Bonassole, Cinque terra, Italy with HF Holidays
Italy – Cinque Terre, Bonassola

7nts from £949 per person

The spectacular coastal scenery and enchanting Cinque Terre villages are worth exploring at any time of year; however, during Holy Week and at Easter this rustic fishing town comes alive with the sights and sounds of flamboyant and colourful festivals, processions and traditional rituals that give a real taste of local culture.

In March we also recommend

In April we also recommend

Discover Grenada with HF HolidaysGrenada  >



Discover Newfoundland with HF HolidaysNewfoundland
12nts from £3,899 per person

Explore the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of L’Anse-aux-Meadows – the oldest Viking site in North America – and marvel at the impressive Gros Morne National Park. But the real highlight of visiting in May is the chance to spot migrating whales or glaciers drifting silently down Iceberg Alley.

Discover Slovenia, Lake Bled, Julian Alps with HF Holidays
Slovenia – Julian Alps, Lake Bled

7nts from £949 per person

Lake Bled in Slovenia is alive with activity in the summer. The lake itself hosts many swimming and rowing competitions, which you can watch as we explore the town on foot; Bled Castle plays host to several events, while visits to the large outdoor markets will enhance your holiday experience.

In May we also recommend

In June we also recommend

Discover Provance, Greoux-les-Bains, France with HF HolidaysProvence, France  >



Discover Alaska with HF Holidays

13nts from £3,899  

The warmer weather and longer days make this the ideal time to visit this American wilderness. Spot whales as you cruise across Prince William Sound, or moose, bears and caribou in Denali National Park, and then explore sky-high Wrangell-St Elias National Park and the incredible Harding Ice Field Trail.

Discover Lofoten Islands, Norway with HF Holidays
Norway – Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer

7nts from £1,299 per person

An August trip to the Arctic Circle’s ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ is a must! The warmer, longer days are perfect for exploring higher regions of the mountains, as well as hopping between the islands of this beautiful archipelago by ferry. Coastal walks also offer opportunities to spot sea eagles and whales.

In July we also recommend

In August we also recommend

Discover Austria, Zilertal Alps, Mayrhofen with HF HolidaysMayrhofen, Austria  >



Discover Peru with HF Holidays

12nts from £3,499 per person

If you fancy tackling a bigger challenge to mark the end of summer, why not head over to Peru and take on the superb Inca Trail? With cooler temperatures and smaller crowds, September is the perfect time to embark on the world-famous route that includes visits to the Sacred Valley, Sun Gate and the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu.

Discover Rajasthan, India with HF Holidays
India – Rajasthan

11nts from £3,199 per person

Nothing’s more evocative of Indian culture than Diwali – the Hindu festival of lights – when households, temples and buildings are decorated with colourful Rangoli patterns, lit up with candles, lanterns and small lamps. Together with the region’s other sights, sounds and experiences, this will be a trip you’ll never forget.

In September we also recommend

In October we also recommend



Discover Costa Rica with HF Holidays
Costa Rica

11nts from £2,999 

The weather is at its best at this time of year, giving you the most enjoyment from this beautiful, untouched paradise. It’s also a great time for spotting fascinating wildlife – including migratory and native birds, such as hummingbirds, through to amazing sealife like humpback whales, dolphins and leatherback turtles.

Discover Madeira with HF Holidays
Madeira – Caniço de Baixo

7nts from £949 per person

Why not celebrate the festive season a little differently this year? A trip to the beautiful island of Madeira is certainly a world apart from the usual turkey! Decorations, street entertainment, a festive atmosphere and spectacular fireworks – officially one of the world’s biggest displays – all await you over the festive period.

In November we also recommend

In December we also recommend

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