Walking by Gate 1

Gate 1 Travel's perfect balance of cultural immersion and memorable hiking experiences.

Gate 1 Travel's perfect balance of cultural immersion and memorable hiking experiences.

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Why Choose Gate 1?

Make the most of Gate 1's vast experience, over 40 years providing outstanding guided and escorted tours worldwide, by combining the best cultural experience with a walking excursion. Immerse in the culture. Engage with locals, and discover the beauty of a region from a vantage point that allows you to truly appreciate the destination.

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8 Day Portugal & Spain Vineyards, Palaces, Gardens & Ports Walking Tour

Discover the beautiful scenery of Portugal and Spain on our newly launched Walking Tours. Explore the pilgrimage Portuguese Coastal Way, walk along the Ecovia riverside trail, hike along The Route of Stone and Water trail and participate in a cooking class where you'll learn how to prepare Galician dishes.

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$3349* - $2599*

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COVID-19 Travel Updates

For the latest information about COVID-19 travel policies including vaccination requirement, testing, and other restrictions and requirements by country, please visit our COVID-19 Travel Update Page.

Peace of Mind

Our first priority continues to be the health and safety of our guests, team members and the communities in the places we visit. We continue to monitor each destination alongside our local partners and will be making some changes to our tours to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.


Trained Hiking Guides

Embark on your journey and experience your destination in the best way possible. Walking Tours by Gate 1 are led by qualified professionally trained Hiking Guides to maximize your safety and enjoyment, an additional guide is added for groups of 11-22 travelers. Hiking Guides are specially trained with expert knowledge of the particular region of travel as well as the native flora and fauna.


Activity Level

Each package has well-defined activity levels for every day: Easy, up to 4 hours of easy walking per day, mostly flat terrain, and accessible to all guests in good health; Moderate, 4-6 hours of walking per day, some steep or uneven terrain; Challenging, at least 6 miles of walking per day, rugged mountain terrain, with some sustained ascents and descents, suitable for experienced active clients in good physical condition. Check each individual itinerary for activity level specifications.

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Our smaller groups often allow us to stay in superior tourist-class boutique properties when off the beaten path and first-class hotels while in major cities. Enjoy deluxe accommodations in the Dead Sea, wander the local neighborhoods of Athens and experience this unique natural and cultural landscape in the heart of Austria. Your home away from home has been carefully selected and includes standard rooms, easy check-in & the same great service expected when traveling with Gate 1.