October 2016 Issue


Autumn in the Lake District

Autumn in the Lake District

Beautiful autumnal photos of the Lake District, including Grasmere, Windemere and Buttermere, among other areas, courtesy of fantastic photographer and friend of Cicerone, Andrew Clayborough.

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Finding My Way and Not Getting Lost – Cycling around the world

In 2011, Cress Allwood began a journey on her bike that would take her around the world. Here, she describes some of the highs and lows of her adventure across multiple continents.

Cycling in the Black Forest

Move over, BMW: cycle touring in Germany

Cicerone's Germany expert, Kat Morgenstern, gives us an overview of the excellent cycling holidays to be had in the country. Germany is fantastically well equipped for international visitors undertaking a long distance cycle tour.

The Pennine Way Experience

The Pennine Way 'experience' – why do we do it?

To celebrate the launch of 'The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey', we have another wonderful extract from Andrew McCloy's new book. We hear about some of the tales walkers have to share of their journey, and consider whether the Pennine Way might be more like a pilgrimage.

Mountain walking In Southern Catalunya

Walking in southern Catalunya’s Els Ports mountains

Walking in the mountains of southern Catalunya in Spain. Close to Barcelona, the hiking in this region is through impressive limestone mountains and ridges, often with views of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Updating a Cicerone guidebook - Switzerland's Alpine Pass Route

A trek in the Alps takes on a whole new meaning when you're updating a guidebook. Jonathan and Lesley from Cicerone took on the groundwork of updating Kev Reynolds' guide.