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Europe | Travel & Adventures

England Coast-to-Coast

For the last 40 years, MTS has blazed the trails of European adventure travel. We began our expeditions in the Alps, where we've been perfecting our routes since the 70's, then we became the first North American company to enter formerly inaccessible countries of Eastern Europe including Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina—feats duly noted by The New York Times & USA Today.

Award-winning trips. Climb "the walls of heaven" on our classic routes through the Alps: Tour du Mont Blanc, Haute Route and Grand Randonée 5; put your endurance to the test with a 190-mile hike through England Coast-to-Coast; sail Turkey's famed Turquoise Coast aboard a luxury yacht; or explore the diverse lava fields, glaciers, hot springs, and puffin colonies of Iceland. Men's Journal has named our Europe adventures the best.

Local Guides, Local Connections. MTS has forged longstanding relationships with guides that work exclusively for MTS and live locally in Europe. Our guides are "lifers," not just there for the summer. Because you're traveling with a local, you'll feel a warm welcome from every person you meet and every place you stay.

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The Grand Traverse of Northern ItalyThe Alps Specialists. No one knows the Alps better than MTS. Unlike other North American outfitters that book you on a European company's pre-designed tour, we personally scout and craft our own Alps itineraries every year in collaboration with our local MTS-exclusive guides—all of whom have 15-20+ years of guiding experience and/or earned the presitigious IFMGA mountain guide certification. 

All Fitness Levels Welcome. While MTS is best known for our "Ultimate Challenge" long distance and high altitude treks, we also have designed an extensive collection of moderate to easy hikes, so everyone can experience Europe's iconic mountains and villages. Families will find specially-crafted itineraries, too!

It's All in the Details. Repeat guests of ours have described our Europe operation as a "well-oiled machine." From airport transfers to packing lists, meal times to a guide's manners—and every other detail you could not imagine (nor would want to), we take care of it. That's where our decades of experience show through.

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Hiking Iceland's Mountains & Fjords

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Anne WoodANNE WOOD ~ Europe Program Director

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Anne is a 3rd generation Italian and German American who has traveled throughout Europe—often in hiking boots—regularly for decades. Having explored over 30 countries in Western and Eastern Europe so far, Anne often jokes that she has seen more of Europe than most Europeans have. When she is not traveling, you will find Anne in the outdoors hiking, running, and mountain biking. Anne has been working for MTS since 2001, and spends several weeks out of each year personally scouting and fine-tuning our European adventures.
 

Tara Starr-Keddle

TARA STARR-KEDDLE ~ Europe Regional Specialist
Tara has 14 years of travel industry experience in positions ranging from tour guide to volunteer in Ghana, Africa. She has traveled to over 45 countries—17 of which are in Europe—and has lived in both England and Spain. Her personal passions include hiking, camping, backpacking, running, kayaking, and traveling. Tara has been working for MTS in the Europe region since 2005, and travels every year on one of our trips so that she can give you accurate, detailed information to help you select the right adventure.

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Browse All Trips by Country:

  • Bosnia and Herzegowina
  • Montenegro 10 days • from $3,795
    Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Montenegro: A Hiker's Paradise Hike the less-frequented Dinaric Alps with MTS, the first North American adventure travel company to open its doors to Bosnia
    departing: July 2015, August 2015 duration: 10 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, cultural rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $3,795
  • Croatia
  • Banner_2015_crm 8 days • from $4,995
    Hiking Croatia’s Dalmatian Islands Exploring Croatia's sun-drenched Dalmatian islands on foot to Dubrovnik!
    departing: June 2015, September 2015 duration: 8 days activities: sea kayaking, lodge based, hiking & trekking, kayaking, cultural, new, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Easy to Moderate pricing: from $4,995
  • Banner_2014_isv 9 days • from $4,595
    Istria to Venice—A Culinary Route Wine, Dine, and Hike through Europe’s Hidden Gems of Sustainable Agriculture
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, September 2015 duration: 9 days activities: small boat cruising, hiking & trekking, cultural, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Easy to Moderate pricing: from $4,595
  • France
  • Mbmfree_web01 14 days • from $5,995
    Hiking the GR5 Trek the Alps along ancient trade routes from the mountains down to the Mediterranean Sea—a unique classic
    departing: June 2015 duration: 14 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips rating: Strenuous pricing: from $5,995
  • 6mb_fam_mbhikers 7 days • from $2,995
    Mont Blanc Private Adventure Custom day hikes around Mont Blanc—based in Chamonix, France
    duration: 7 days activities: hiking & trekking, quick escapes, lodge based, solo travel, most popular, popular summer trips rating: Moderate pricing: from $2,995
  • Banner_2015_frr 8 days • from $3,795
    Cruise and Walk Along the Rhone River The Rhone River Valley in southern France is quintessential Provence—wooded hills, picturesque villages, and ancient Roman monuments.
    departing: April 2015 duration: 8 days activities: small boat cruising, cruising, family vacations, new, popular spring trips rating: Easy pricing: from $3,795
  • Banner_2015_fhc 8 days • from $4,995
    Hiking Hidden France Hike through the Cévennes in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson
    departing: May 2015, October 2015 duration: 8 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, new, popular spring trips, popular fall trips, most popular rating: Moderate pricing: from $4,995
  • Greece
  • Banner_2015_gri 11 days • from $5,595
    Greece: Hiking and Kayaking the Cyclades Islands Remote and adorned with secluded beaches, azure waters, whitewashed houses, and windmills!
    departing: May 2015, June 2015, September 2015 duration: 11 days activities: sea kayaking, new for 2014, kayaking, new, popular summer trips, popular spring trips, most popular rating: Easy pricing: from $5,595
  • Greenland
  • Banner_2015_grn 11 days • from $5,495
    Eastern Greenland Ice and Mountains Explore one of the world’s last frontiers—the isolated wilderness of East Greenland.
    departing: July 2015, August 2015 duration: 11 days activities: small boat cruising, hiking & trekking, cultural, new, trips of a lifetime, popular summer trips rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $5,495
  • Iceland
  • Ice_2012trippage 10 days • from $5,495
    Hiking Iceland's Eastern Fjords Hike Iceland's colorful rhyolite mountains to the icebergs and waterfalls of its quintessential southern edge—only with MTS!
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, August 2015 duration: 10 days activities: hiking & trekking, overland journeys, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $5,495
  • Ireland
  • Connemara__mayo_killary_harbour 12 days • from $5,795
    Ireland Journey from North to South From North to South—Ireland's Most Beautiful Hikes!
    departing: June 2015, August 2015 duration: 12 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Moderate pricing: from $5,795
  • Italy
  • Idofree_web01 9 days • from $4,995
    Hiking the Best of the Dolomites The most comprehensive hiking tour of the spectacular Dolomite Mountains available
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, September 2015 duration: 9 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Moderate pricing: from $4,995
  • Portugal
  • Banner 8 days • from $3,895
    Portugal: Walking the Route of Historic Villages Experience History as You Walk Village to Village through Breathtaking Landscapes
    departing: April 2015, May 2015, September 2015 duration: 8 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, kayaking, cultural, quick escapes, popular spring trips, popular fall trips, most popular rating: Easy to Moderate pricing: from $3,895
  • Slovenia
  • Seven-lakes-8 10 days • from $3,995
    Hiking Slovenia's Julian Alps Hike along the path less traveled in the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, August 2015 duration: 10 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, most popular, popular summer trips, new, new for 2014 rating: Strenuous pricing: from $3,995
  • Spain
  • Banner_2014_pvp 9 days • from $4,995
    Across the Pyrenees The most comprehensive trek of the Pyrenees, from Bilbao to Barcelona
    departing: July 2015, August 2015, September 2015 duration: 9 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips rating: Strenuous pricing: from $4,995
  • Shh_fam_lunarhikers 8 days • from $3,995
    Spain: Hiking the Picos de Europa An incomparable mountain trek through one of Spain’s greatest secrets!
    departing: August 2015 duration: 8 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking rating: Strenuous pricing: from $3,995
  • Banner_2014_scs3 11 days • from $5,695
    The Camino de Santiago Follow the famous medieval pilgrimage route from France into Spain on this epic quest
    departing: April 2015, September 2015, October 2015 duration: 11 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, most popular, popular fall trips, popular spring trips, trips of a lifetime rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $5,695
  • Sweden
  • Banner_2015_swd 10 days • from $5,395
    Sweden: West Coast Hiking & Kayaking Discover the idyllic islands and rugged fjords of Sweden’s Bohuslän coast.
    departing: May 2015, June 2015, August 2015 duration: 10 days activities: popular summer trips, popular spring trips, sea kayaking, hiking & trekking, kayaking, new, most popular rating: Easy to Moderate pricing: from $5,395
  • Switzerland
  • Mbcfree_web01 12 days • from $4,895
    Tour du Mont Blanc The classic trek through France, Italy and Switzerland with the Alps experts!
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, August 2015, September 2015 duration: 12 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, trips of a lifetime, most popular, popular summer trips rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $4,895
  • Trip2013_hhr 12 days • from $4,995
    Hiking the Haute Route – From Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn Trek the very challenging and less-traveled Haute Route with the Alps specialists
    departing: August 2015 duration: 12 days activities: hiking & trekking, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Strenuous pricing: from $4,995
  • Mbxfree_web01 8 days • from $4,195
    Tour du Mont Blanc Express The Classic Trek through France, Italy and Switzerland in 6 Just Days!
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, August 2015, September 2015 duration: 8 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips, solo travel, most popular rating: Moderate to Strenuous pricing: from $4,195
  • Trip_page_mra 9 days • from $4,995
    The Monte Rosa Circuit Trek with MTS Senior Guides in a glaciated paradise around the Alps' second-highest peak!
    departing: July 2015, August 2015 duration: 9 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, new, popular summer trips, new for 2013, most popular rating: Strenuous pricing: from $4,995
  • Turkey
  • 6tu_mts_simenazodiac 7 days • from $3,295
    Turkey Private Adventure Explore Istanbul & Cappadocia
    duration: 7 days activities: hiking & trekking, cultural, quick escapes, solo travel, popular fall trips, popular spring trips rating: Easy pricing: from $3,295
  • Banner_2014_tuh 14 days • from $6,195
    Treasures of Turkey Explore the best of Turkey by land and by sea through the eyes of MTS’ local history specialists!
    departing: May 2015, September 2015, October 2015 duration: 14 days activities: small boat cruising, sea kayaking, hiking & trekking, kayaking, family vacations, cruising, cultural, popular fall trips, most popular, popular spring trips rating: Easy pricing: from $6,195
  • Banner_2014_art 13 days • from $5,195
    Climb Mount Ararat with Sergio Fitch Watkins Climb to the Summit of Mount Ararat in Turkey with MTS Senior Mountain Guide Sergio Fitch Watkins
    departing: July 2015 duration: 13 days activities: hiking & trekking, cultural, mountaineering, most popular, trips of a lifetime rating: Ultimate Challenge pricing: from $5,195
  • United Kingdom
  • Banner_2014_ecc 16 days • from $5,795
    England Coast to Coast Explore Ancient Britain on one of the world's 10 best hikes—an epic adventure!
    departing: July 2015, August 2015, September 2015 duration: 16 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, popular summer trips, trips of a lifetime, most popular, overland journeys rating: Strenuous pricing: from $5,795
  • Day_6_skye_-_nhg00223 9 days • from $4,695
    Hiking Wild Scotland Experience the wild beauty of the Outer Hebrides and Cairngorms National Park
    departing: June 2015, July 2015, September 2015 duration: 9 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, cultural, popular summer trips, most popular rating: Moderate pricing: from $4,695
  • Banner_2014_ecs 11 days • from $4,795
    Great Hikes of England Scenic Hikes Across England
    departing: June 2015, August 2015 duration: 11 days activities: lodge based, hiking & trekking, new, most popular, popular summer trips, popular fall trips rating: Moderate pricing: from $4,795
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