Active foodie tours

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert Jane's verdict
Couples that play together, stay together. If you share a love of walking or cycling as well as gastronomy, why not choose one of Inntravel's inspiring routes? Romantic itineraries include gastronomic routes from Provence to Portugal. And the best thing is, your bags are taken from hotel to hotel for you.

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Inntravel says

If your idea of the perfect honeymoon involves exploring some of Europe’s gastronomic havens on foot or by bike, we have the perfect solution.

  • gastronomic dining
  • luggage transported for you
  • romantic hotels

Our self-guided walking and cycling holidays mean that you can discover the natural beauty of your chosen destination, knowing that not only will you have a wonderful hotel waiting for you at the end of each day but also that your luggage will be transported for you where necessary – with a tasty evening meal to follow.

Our expert team (most of us are devout foodies), have created many itineraries that have a focus on local gastronomy – from Andalucia to Alsace and from Provence to the Black Forest.

Flavours of Catalonia provides the perfect blend of countryside and coast, as you walk (between 7 and 15 kms per day) from Madremanya to Llafranc. The hotels on this one-week honeymoon have all been selected specifically for the excellent cuisine as well as creature comforts and beautiful views.

In Italy, the lakes have a particular appeal for honeymooners, oozing romance and glamour. Walk along the shores of Lake Iseo as you move from hotel to hotel – and savour each and every meal as you discover traditional Lombardy cuisine with its delicious lake fish, incredible cheeses and superb wines. You can opt for some demanding walks or take it more gently.

At the other extreme of the country, right on Italy’s ‘heel’, Pedalling through Puglia is a good honeymoon choice if you prefer to explore on two wheels. The gentle routes take you through olive groves that stretch as far as the eye can see, bustling fishing villages, and beautiful stretches of coastline peppered with caves and rock arches. You can even visit Lecce, the ‘Florence of the South’. Each evening you stay in traditional, stone-built masserie (farmsteads), that offer style and comfort in tranquil surroundings.

We also have a range of wine-themed walking and cycling holidays – in the Loire Valley, Bordeaux vineyards and Douro Valley, for example.

All our holidays include detailed routes with insider tips, transfers and, on cycling holidays, good quality bikes (including e-bikes in some places).

Find out more about our walking and cycling honeymoons for foodies. Read our latest Covid-19 advice.

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