Inghams Lakes and Mountains guest completes Ultraks Mountain Race

On 26th August, Zermatt in Switzerland hosted its annual Ultraks Mountain Race, a gruelling run of either 19.5km, 30km, or 49km  around the mountains and valleys. A challenge which was happily taken up by two brave Inghams Lakes and Mountains guests Judith and Michael Oakley, who travelled to Zermatt in order to take part in

Via ferrata in Arco, Lake Garda

Never waste a day of your holiday. Especially if you are staying in as beautiful a place as Lake Garda. You simply must make the most of your time in this amazing region, trying new activities and exploring new places. With this in mind, I took a trip from my home in Garda to the

Exploring the Elferspitze

One of the first lifts guests usually aim for at the start of their holiday to Neustift is on the Elferspitze mountain. It is one of the most prominent mountains in the area and a great place to start your exploration of the valley. This is my suggestion for a moderate walking route that will

Walking in St Anton

There is a fantastic variety of walks in St Anton making it an excellent destination for a summer holiday. Many of the routes appeal to keen hikers but there are plenty suitable for more casual strollers, and easily enough to keep you entertained on a fortnight’s holiday. I’ve picked a few of my favourites for

Promenade walks in Malcesine, Lake Garda

Walking through the centre of Malcesine you’ll experience the hustle and bustle of the cobbled streets, where locals and tourists mingle alongside each other. If you want to find more tranquillity, and explore Malcesine’s surroundings, you should gently stroll the lovely lake promenade that stretches north and south of the old town – an enjoyable

Walking up Mount Skåla

Mount Skåla is the highest mountain in the Loen area. The peak reaches 1,848 meters above sea level, and you can walk to the very top. On the hiking difficulty scale, the route is marked as a black hike, making it one of the most challenging trails in the region. The walk starts approximately 1-km

Walking the Adlerweg in Pertisau

Long distance trekking is very popular these days, and the Alps are the perfect place to experience this.  Famous treks like the Tour de Mont Blanc, Alta Via and GR5 cover the mountains.  Although less well known, the Adlerweg, or Eagle’s Path, in Austria has incredibly challenging and beautiful trails. As well as taking its

Scuba diving in Lake Garda

As may know, scuba diving is a form of underwater swimming where you use oxygen tanks to breathe underwater. (And pretend to be a fish for the day… or maybe that’s just me!) Regardless, it’s a fun pastime and can be done all over the world – exploring deep, dark and beautiful caves; prospecting forgotten