Category Archives: Europe

Southern France River Trip: May and June 2012

Richard Carrier, a guide who runs some of our Chilean Lakes District kayaking and rafting trips, is a native of southern France. Richard moved to Puerto Varas, Chile in 1998, but every year he returns to his homeland during the … Continue reading

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Great Group Departures

For most of our destinations we offer custom departures for your private group. A few select destinations are best visited by joining a group with set dates – by joining a group we can offer you the best value and … Continue reading

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Extensions from Geneva for Independent Travelers

If you’re interested in trekking in the Alps, you might want to consider extending your trip to one of Europe’s other destinations. You could even head down to Morocco for a trek in the High Atlas Mountains and a few … Continue reading

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Discovering the Pays du Mont Blanc

This post is by AWR staff member Tilden Daniels. He is currently traveling in Europe and Morocco. This past weekend I traveled to the area near the Mont Blanc in France and Switzerland. This entire region is known as the … Continue reading

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Chamonix and the Mont Blanc Massif, Part Two

This past October AWR’s Tilden Daniels traveled to Chamonix, France. Located beneath the Mont Blanc, western Europe’s highest peak at 15,781 feet, the Chamonix valley is a must-see destination for anyone who loves the mountains. Here is the second of … Continue reading

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Wedding Anniversary on Danube River Cruise

To Robin and the Staff at Adventures Within Reach, I just wanted to thank you for arranging our fantastic Danube trip.  Because of your expertise we not only had the best ship on the river, but the best room (without … Continue reading

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Chamonix and the Mont Blanc Massif, Part One

This past October AWR’s Tilden Daniels traveled to Chamonix, France. Located beneath the Mont Blanc, western Europe’s highest peak at 15,781 feet, the Chamonix valley is a must-see destination for anyone who loves the mountains. Here is the first of … Continue reading

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The Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt in the Alps

Adventures Within Reach is pleased to offer the Haute Route (or High Level Route) from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland. This classic trek was first pioneered by members of the British Alpine Club along with local French and Swiss guides … Continue reading

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When To Go Where

Not sure where to go when? Prime season is when the weather is typically the best. Low season is when the weather is the worst (rainy or cold), but also is typically cheaper and has fewer people. Shoulder season typically … Continue reading

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Haute Route Hut-to-Hut (France-Switzerland)

We are very excited to offer our first adventure to Europe!  The Haute Route is a unique experience that is worth doing at least once in a lifetime. The excellent mountain huts of the Alps will allow you to complete … Continue reading

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