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December 7, 2008updated Jul 10, 2015

The Wayfarers Offers Two New Author-Inspired And Architect-Inspired Girlfriend Getaways In 2009

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

Newport, Rhode Island – The Wayfarers introduces two new rich and inspiring Walks to its Girlfriend Getaways lineup, designed with special appeal for the adventurous female traveler, mothers and daughters, old friends eager to reunite, and new friends in the making. Developed around the achievements of two famous authors and one famous architect, the two new Walks include all meals, accommodations, transfers and gratuities. The trips are also great for solo travelers, and single supplements are available.

The Bront Trail, July 26 31, 2009 This new six-day, five-night trek set in Bront Country is the perfect escape for women looking to appreciate one of Britains most evocative literary landscapes. Walkers will get a sense of the creative inspiration nurtured here as they explore Yorkshires Haworth Village and several locations from Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, and learn about the Bronts lives with expert Ann Dinsdale. Spectacular views of ruined farmhouses, picturesque valleys, and remote plains make this trip a dream for the literary- and fitness-minded. Beginning in Haworth and ending in Chatsworth, this Walk of 8 12 miles per day is priced at $3,695 per person based on double occupancy.

Venice and the Veneto, September 27 October 3, 2009 An unusual twist on a Venetian holiday, this new seven-day, six-night exploration of the Veneto region begins in the medieval town of Vicenza and explores the area through the eyes of one of its most famous architects, Palladio. Walkers will wander the streets and admire the beautiful countryside while also visiting some of Palladios greatest villas, cathedrals and bridges. The trip also includes a private boat tour and a regional Asiago cheese, grappa and Prosecco tasting. Participants will discover the opulence of the Venetian empire contrasted with a region with tunnels and trenches of World War I as well as alpine meadows and mountain villages. This walk of 7 10 miles per day ends in Venice and is priced at $3,995 per person based on double occupancy.

Just for Women

The Wayfarers Girlfriend Getaways guests enjoy special complimentary treats that give extra value to these programs. A sparkling wine reception is a social occasion for getting to know fellow travelers and sharing other Wayfarers walking experience. Guests receive a collection of souvenirs and other appealing take-home items. Additionally, walkers may choose from a menu of specially priced extra activities if they wish to break away from the group itinerary and explore on their own. Possibilities include cooking lessons and spa treatments. Details and rates for these add-on activities will be quoted on request.

About The Wayfarers

Offering an eco-aware walking holiday of both culture and fitness, The Wayfarers newest Walks/hikes traverse more countries than ever before, and now offer 83 Walks in 18 countries in four continents. Women-only Walks add opportunities for shopping, museums, spa treatments, and more. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, and named one of the Best Outfitters on Earth by National Geographic Adventure, The Wayfarers offer exclusive on-foot entre into homes and gardens otherwise closed to the public, graceful accommodations, outstanding cuisine, and meetings with local residents. Walks range from 5-12 days and are rated easy to challenging, with distances of 4-5 miles, 6-10 miles or 12-15 miles per day.

www.thewayfarers.com
800- 249-4620

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