What Type of Walker Are You?

What Type of Walker Are You?

what kind of walker are you

What kind of walker are you?

Are you the type who sets a blistering pace or prefers a leisurely meander?

Do you crave challenging climbs or tranquil trails?

Knowing your walking style is the first step towards discovering the holiday that's perfect for you.

Whether you're drawn to cityscapes, countryside charm, or mindful mountain escapes, we'll help you find the path that speaks to your sole.

We've handpicked amazing destinations and included guided walks, led by experts who know the trails like the back of their hand, just for you. You can find out more about our included guided walks here.


The Urban Explorer

Cobblestone streets and hidden passageways call to you. You find joy in the vibrant pulse of bustling towns and villages, uncovering their historical gems, quirky shops, and charming cafes.

Favourite activity: Strolling through historic city centres, snapping photos of street art, and savouring local food and drink at bustling markets.

Your Perfect Inghams Walking Holiday Is...

Montecatini, Italy

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Montecatini is perfect for urban explorers who love the energy of bustling towns and villages.

Discover the city's rich history as you stroll through the lively town centre, filled with unique shops and inviting cafes. And don't forget to try the local food and drinks. Read our guide to traditional Italian food.

Fancy a bit of pampering? Montecatini is famous for its thermal waters, loved by everyone from Roman emperors to Hollywood stars. Take a dip and relax like a celebrity.

For a fun adventure, hop on the funicular up to Montecatini Alto, the medieval town overlooking the area. Explore its ancient walls and towers and enjoy panoramic views of Northern Tuscany. You can even hike back down through lush forests and discover ancient pilgrimage routes.

If you're looking to explore further, Montecatini is the perfect base. Hop on a train and easily reach the beautiful cities of Florence, Lucca, and Pisa.

Or head to the coast for a day of sun and sand on the Tuscan Riviera.

Your Guided Walk: Montecatini Alto

Join our half-day guided walk up to Montecatini Alto and enjoy exploring the charming old town once you reach the top.

Starting at the Montecatini funicular station, you’ll head uphill to the beautiful Montecatino Alto, where you’ll find those classic postcard-perfect Tuscan views.

Along the way, your guide will share fascinating stories about the history, culture, plants, and animals of the area, giving you a fantastic insight into Montecatini Alto and all it has to offer.

This easy to moderate walk covers 4 kilometres and takes about 3 hours, with some paved roads, dirt paths, and rocky terrain. Remember to bring water and snacks, and consider booking an optional olive oil tasting at the end (bookable locally).

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The View Seeker

For the View Seeker, it's all about chasing those incredible views. These walkers take their time, pausing frequently to snap photos or simply soak in the beauty of nature. They're often found on mountain trails or coastal paths, where the scenery is most rewarding.

Favourite activity: Taking breaks to admire the panoramic views and capturing the perfect shot to share with friends back at home.

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Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria

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For the View Seeker, Saalbach Hinterglemm is a paradise of breath-taking vistas and scenic trails. It's all about chasing incredible views here.

With over 400 kilometres of trails winding through stunning mountains and valleys, every path offers rewarding panoramas that will make you pause frequently to snap photos or simply soak in the beauty of nature.

Every trail provides spectacular sights, perfect for capturing those unforgettable shots. The diverse scenery, from mountain peaks to lush valleys, ensures that there's always something beautiful to admire.

Take advantage of the 40 traditional mountain huts to relax and enjoy the view while savouring delicious local food.

Unwind in hammocks along the wellness trail, where you can take in the serene surroundings. With the included Joker Card, you get free access to lifts, making it easy to reach higher trails and enjoy even more spectacular views.

Your Guided Walk: Reiterkogel

This scenic mountain walk begins with a cable car ride to the peak or Reiterkogel Mountain. Follow the well-maintained trail as it winds past picturesque mountain reservoirs, through fragrant forests, and across vibrant alpine meadows.

Each step reveal stunning vistas of the valley below. Reach the summit and capture the ultimate souvenir: a photo with the iconic summit cross, framing a panoramic view that will take your breath away.

On the descent, treat yourself to a well-deserved rest and refreshments at the charming Reiteralm Hut.

The journey back to the cable car offers one last surprise: a tranquil walk through an alpine herb garden, where you can discover over 80 local plant species.

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The Flavour Seeker

You’re all about taking it easy, enjoying the beautiful scenery, and treating yourself to amazing food and wine along the way. It’s not just about the destination for you, it’s about those impromptu picnics and delicious dinners in charming towns.

Favourite activity: Wandering through charming towns and villages, trying all the local treats at farmers markets, and finding those hidden vineyards where you can sip on some incredible wine.

Your Perfect Inghams Walking Holiday is...

Funchal, Madeira

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Funchal is a vibrant city and a true foodie paradise. Enjoy fresh tropical fruits at the local market, savour delicious Madeiran wine, and try unique dishes like bolo do caco. Read our Madeira food and drink guide.

Funchal is also full of charm and beauty. Wander through colourful streets, explore the historic old town, and take a cable car ride for stunning views. You can walk through lush forests or visit a gorgeous botanical garden.

And if you're feeling adventurous, Funchal is the perfect base for exploring the rest of Madeira. Take a leisurely walk along the coast, discover hidden vineyards, or join a guided tour to see the famous Levada trails.

Your Guided Walk: Paradise Valley with an afternoon tea

Experience the beauty of Paradise Valley with a delightful afternoon tea on this easy guided walk. You’ll stroll along a Levada, taking in beautiful mountain and sea views, then wander through a rock valley filled with wildflowers and stunning scenery.

The highlight of the walk is a stop at a local tea house, where you can relax in a picturesque setting, explore their herb garden, and indulge in afternoon tea with sweet potato bread, homemade jams, cakes, and fresh seasonal fruit.

This easy walk takes about 4 hours, with approximately 1.5 hours of walking time. You’ll be picked up and dropped off at your hotel, and there’s a spot to refill your water bottle along the way.

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The Mountain Conqueror

Adventurous, the Mountain Conqueror thrives on challenges. They live for steep ascents, rugged terrain, and that exhilarating feeling of reaching the summit. Armed with hiking poles and a can-do attitude, they tackle mountains like they are personal Everest expeditions.

Favourite activity: Scaling mountains and tackling tough trails that give them ultimate bragging rights.

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Grindelwald, Switzerland


Grindelwald is the ultimate mountain playground. This glacier village, nestled beneath the mighty Eiger, offers a summer adventure like no other.

Challenge yourself on challenging hikes, like the legendary Eiger Trail, or explore easier family-friendly routes. With gondolas and trains whisking you to breath-taking heights, reaching those jaw-dropping views is a breeze.

Get your adrenaline pumping at First, where you can zipline, mountain kart, or hike to the stunning Bachalpsee.

For the ultimate bragging rights, conquer the Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe," and marvel at the longest glacier in the Alps.

And Grindelwald isn't just about mountains. Take a train to Interlaken for lake cruises, paragliding, or simply strolling through the charming old town.

Your Guided Walk: Grindelwald First – Faulhorn – Bussalp

This full-day walk takes you from the top of the Grindelwald First Lift to Bussalp, with amazing views the whole way. You’ll see colourful wildflowers and possibly a marmot or two.

This highlight is reaching the top of Faulgorn, where you can soak in panormaic views that stretch all the way to the beautiful blue Lakes Thun and Brienz.

This walk is moderate to challenging, covering 10 kilometres in about 6 hours. It includes a good amount of uphill and downhill, and the trails can be a bit rough and steep at times. You can either pack a picnic lunch or enjoy a tasty meal at the Berghotel Faulhorn.

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The Laid-Back Wanderer

Not everyone craves a hard climb. The Laid-Back Wanderer enjoys the simple pleasures of a well-maintained path with beautiful scenery.

They're all about maximising enjoyment while minimising effort – and we are all for it. Sometimes you just want to amble along, breathe in the fresh air, and let your mind wander.

Favourite activity: Exploring scenic trails without breaking a sweat. Loves strolls that deliver stunning views with a healthy dose of nature’s goodness.

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Limone, Italy


Imagine strolling along easy lakeside trails or venturing a little higher for stunning mountain views. Here, you can set your own pace, breathe in the fresh air, and simply enjoy the journey.

Don't miss the charming village centre with its colourful houses, winding alleys, and lively market. You can even learn about Limone's history at the fishermen's museum. And when you need a break, relax at a lakeside cafe or tuck into delicious Italian food and wine at a local restaurant.

There's also plenty to explore beyond Limone. Hop on a ferry for a scenic tour of Lake Garda or visit nearby villages.

Your Guided Walk: II Sentiero del Sole (The Sun Path)

The Sentiero del Sole in Limone is the perfect choice for a relaxing half-day walk. Meander through charming, lesser-known streets and soak up breathtaking views of Lake Garda along a picturesque stretch of the trail.

This easy-to-moderate walk covers 8 kilometres and features a mix of paved paths, dirt tracks, and natural trails. With minimal elevation gain, it’s a great option for those who prefer to take it easy and enjoy the journey.

Along the way, you’ll encounter a hidden waterfall and intriguing fortifications, adding a touch of history and adventure to your walk.

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The Social Walker

For the Social Walker, the journey is as much about the company as it is about the destination. They enjoy walking in groups, engaging in lively conversations, and making new friends along the way. These walkers will love our included guided walks.

Favourite activity: Sharing stories, laughter, and snacks with fellow hikers, making every walk a social event.

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Morzine, France

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This lively alpine town offers a wide variety of walking and biking trails perfect for exploring with friends. Enjoy stunning views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains as you chat, laugh, and make new memories together.

After your hike, relax and unwind in one of Morzine's many cafes, bars, or restaurants. It's the perfect place to share stories, compare photos, and enjoy the lively atmosphere of this charming town.

And with our guided walks, you'll have ample opportunities to meet other like-minded travellers and make new friends.

Your Guided Walk: Lake Montriond

This walk takes you to the beautiful Lake Montriond on the outskirts of Morzine. You'll stroll through small forests, along tree lined paths and past surrounding mountains. There are a few different routes, and your guide will choose the best one based on the group’s ability.

Depending on the routes, you’ll head to Ardent, Avoriaz, or Les Prodains. This easy to moderate walk is about 10 kilometres and lasts from 9am to 4pm, with a 400 metre ascent and 300 metre descent.

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The Explorer

Curious and adventurous, the Explorer loves to venture off the beaten path. They seek out hidden gems, from secluded waterfalls to ancient ruins. They're always ready for a new discovery.

Favourite activity: Discovering hidden trails and secret spots that few others have seen, adding a sense of adventure to every walk.

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Mayrhofen, Austria

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Here, you can create your own adventure, with countless hiking and biking trails waiting to be discovered.

From leisurely strolls through the woods to challenging mountain climbs, Mayrhofen has something for everyone. Take a themed walk, like the Art River path, or head to the tranquil Stilluptal Valley for waterfalls and picture worthy views.

The Zillertal Activcard gives you access to cable cars, swimming pools, and public transportation, making it easy to explore the entire region. And when you're ready to refuel, head to one of the many charming mountain huts for delicious local dining with a view.

Your Guided Walk: Bichalm and Schleierwasserfall

This walk is all about chasing waterfalls and enjoying great views. You’ll start by walking to the Bichalm hut, then continue to the impressive Schleier waterfall.

Along the way, you’ll be treated to exceptional views of the Hintertux glacier and surrounding mountains, with interesting paths giving you an off-the-beaten-track feel that you explorers crave.

Graded as easy to moderate, this 9 kilometre walk takes about 3.5 hours to complete. The terrain includes rocky single tracks, forest trails, and gravel roads, making it a rewarding experience for those with good fitness and sure-footedness.

This walk is a fantastic way to explore hidden gems and surround yourself in nature.

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The Drifter

Leisurely Drifters have no set agenda - they simply wander wherever their feet take them. They love unplanned detours, spontaneous trails, and the joy of following their own path. Pretty great then, that on our holidays, you set the pace.

Favourite activity: Wandering and finding beauty in the unexpected.

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Selva, Italy


Located in the heart of the UNESCO-listed Dolomites, Selva offers endless opportunities for exploration and discovery. Hike through lush meadows and dense forests, marvel at the unique pink glow of the jagged peaks at dawn and dusk, and lose yourself in the beauty of the Puez-Odle Nature Park.

With a Dolomiti Supersummer pass or a Gardena card, you can easily access hundreds of kilometers of mountain trails and explore the region at your own pace.

Take the popular Seceda Ridgeway, a scenic 6-mile walk that winds through beautiful landscapes, or simply wander aimlessly, discovering hidden gems along the way.

Selva also offers a vibrant atmosphere, with festivals, concerts, and sporting events taking place throughout the summer. And when you're ready to relax, indulge in the region's delicious cuisine and take in the stunning views from one of the many charming cafes or restaurants.

Your Guided Walk: UNESCO Puez Odle Natural Park

This walk takes you through the stunning Puez Odle Nature Park, a protected area that invites you to wander and explore at your own pace.

You’ll have the option to ascend to the Mastlé -Santa Cristina Panoramic Balcony, part of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The ascent is quite steep, but the beautiful views of the surrounding Dolomite peaks and Val Gardena make it a rewarding hike. From the balcony, you’ll also see the Pieralongia, a famous natural rock needle.

On the return, you’ll stop at a popular rifugio for a bite of local mountain food or a refreshing drink.

This easy to moderate walk covers 8 kilometres and takes a full day, with about 5 hours and 30 minutes of walking. The terrain includes loose gravel paths, rocky paths, meadows and curated mountain paths, with some ascents and descents.

You’ll stop at mountain huts along the way for breaks, and the Col Raiser cable car (payable locally) will help you start the walk, while the public bus (free with the Val Gardena Mobil Card) will bring you back to Selva.

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The Adventure Seeker

You’re a thrill-chaser at heart. You love the thrill of adventure on mountain trails, navigating rugged trails, and exploring the great outdoors. For you, the journey is the reward, and the tougher the terrain, the more rewarding the experience.

Favourite activity: Conquering challenging peaks with breath-taking views, swimming in alpine lakes, and exploring cliffside paths.

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Chamonix, France


With endless opportunities for adventure, Chamonix is the perfect destination for those who crave the thrill of the outdoors.

Imagine soaring to new heights on the Aiguille du Midi cable car, taking in panoramic views of the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps. Or step into the void – a glass box suspended over a 1,000-meter drop for an adrenaline rush like no other.

Explore the Mer de Glace, France's largest glacier, and discover its icy wonders. Unleash your adventurous spirit with e-biking, mountain biking, golf, via ferrata, or a variety of exciting water sports like rafting and hydrospeed.

For walkers, Chamonix offers a vast network of trails. From the well-marked Lac Blanc trail with its stunning views to the more challenging Grand Balcon Sud hike, there's something for everyone.

Your Guided Walk: Lac des Cheserys

This walk takes you through the Aiguilette d’argentiere, offering spectacular views of the Chamonix Valley. Keep an eye out for the mountain Ibex, known locally as bouquetins, which roam these areas. If you spot one, remember to keep your distance.

As you reach the Lake of the Cheserys, you’ll be treated to stunning views of the Mont Blanc. One a calm day, you might even see the landscape perfectly reflected in the lake.

This moderate to challenging walk is approximately 10 kilometres. The terrain includes steep climbs at the start, ladders midway, and a pleasant path from the ladders to the lake. Be sure to bring your own lunch and snacks, as there are no places to buy food or access toilets on route.

You’ll start at the Montroc train station or the Tré le Champ car park, with options to catch a train or bus from Chamonix to Montroc and return from Argentière. This walk combines challenging climbs and rewarding views, making it an ideal adventure for thrill-seekers.

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The Nature Lover

The great outdoors is your happy place. You thrive in the fresh air, under open skies, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the natural world. Whether it’s a gentle stroll or challenging hike, you’re at your best when surrounded by nature.

Favourite activity: Discovering hidden waterfalls, spotting wildlife, or simply soaking up the sunshine in a wildflower meadow.

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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

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Nature lovers, get ready to fall in love with Kranjska Gora. This charming town in the Julian Alps is a dream destination for anyone who loves the great outdoors.

With over 100 kilometres of marked trails, you can choose your own path, from easy strolls to challenging hikes with spectacular views.

The town itself is a postcard-perfect picture of cobblestone streets, half-timbered houses, and a grand gothic church. Relax by the emerald waters of Lake Jasna, or indulge in a delicious meal at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Milka.

Your Guided Walk: Srednji vrh

Perfect for nature lovers, this walk offers the most beautiful views of the Martuljek Mountains and Mt. Špik. Srednji vrh, located at 972 meters above sea level, provides stunning vistas of the Julian Alps in the distance, framed by lush green meadows and forests.

You'll stop at the Log House Krmiše for lunch, where you can enjoy delicious homemade dishes from the organic farm Pr'Vahu. For those seeking more adventure, there's an option to extend the walk to see the first stage of the Martuljek waterfall.

This moderate walk requires reasonable fitness and sure-footedness, covering 13.1 km (with an optional 2 km extension) and taking about 7 hours (4 hours 15 minutes of walking time, with an additional 40 minutes for the extension). his walk is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region.

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