Country Walkers Announces 2016 Self-Guided Walking Adventures

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Country Walkers Offers Up to 10 Percent Savings for Encore Travelers Booking Before Dec. 15, Along with Tiered Pricing on Spain and Italy Tours

Since Country Walkers introduced Self-Guided Walking Adventures in 2010, they have proven exceptionally popular, with a 50% percent increase in travelers over the last year. Motivated by innovative itineraries that take care of every detail, guests relish the freedom to relax and connect with the world’s beauty that these tours provide. Travelers experience life away from the crowds, enjoy local accommodations, and delight in scenic walks through some of the world’s most iconic trails. Now, Country Walkers is excited to announce the debut of its 2016 Self-Guided Catalog, featuring 15 unforgettable itineraries on two continents.

Self-Guided Walking tours offer the best combination of freedom and flexibility--travelers can set their own schedules, follow detailed route notes, enjoy included luggage transfers, and have the peace of mind provided by 24-hour emergency support from a local representative. All Country Walkers itineraries encourage guests to live in the moment and immerse themselves in their destination, interacting with locals along the way during both chance encounters on the trail and planned activities like cooking classes, city tours, and visits to farms.

New Tiered Pricing for Select Destinations Help Groups Save
Self-Guided Adventures are ideal for sharing with favorite travel companions, and flexible departure dates make it easy to find a time that works for every schedule. In addition, Country Walkers has introduced tiered pricing for all Spain tours—which are perennially popular among larger travel groups—as well as their Italy: Umbria & Assisi itinerary. The larger a party of guests, the more they save.

Reserve 11 Guests and the Twelfth Travels Free
As a special incentive for larger Self-Guided groups, Country Walkers is excited to announce that when you reserve a party of 11 guests or more in 2016, the 12th travels free. This benefit is applicable to all destinations, and is ideal for family get-togethers, college reunions, and special birthday or anniversary celebrations.

Special Savings for Past Guests who Reserve Early
Country Walkers past guests have an additional reason to reserve their Self-Guided Adventure early. By booking on or before December 15, 2015, they receive a combined 10% savings on their departure (5% Early Booking Savings and 5% Encore Savings).

Choose from Fifteen Exceptional Destinations on Two Continents
From California’s world-renowned Wine Country to Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Country Walkers offers Self-Guided Adventures for every taste. Stroll the windswept headlands of England’s Cornwall Coast, stopping by lively pubs and medieval castles along the way. Discover the legendary Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route through northern Spain that passes through medieval cities, vineyards, deep forest, and broad plains. Sample delicious jámon ibérico at an organic pig farm in Andalusia. Ramble through landscapes straight out of a Van Gogh painting in Provence. Learn to make pesto during a cooking class in Italy’s Cinque Terre. Every destination offers hidden surprises, unforgettable highlights, and immersive experiences.

All Country Walkers departure dates are guaranteed once reserved and depart daily during peak season. Self-Guided Walking tours include accommodations in unique places, luggage transfers, local maps and route notes, breakfasts daily, lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary and a personal welcome and 24/7 local support.

For more information on how to reserve a Country Walkers vacation or to receive a catalog, visit or call 800.464.9255 and use the promo code PRESS.

About Country Walkers
For over 37 years, Country Walkers ( has provided active, experiential, and stunning travel experiences on five continents. Based in Waterbury, Vermont, their unique adventures and insider access bring the beating heart of a destination to life with well-crafted itineraries for Guided Walking Adventures, Self-Guided Walking Adventures, Safaris, and Private vacations. All trips highlight superb cuisine, fine, authentic accommodations and immersive cultural and natural experiences.


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