Via Alpina

The Via Alpina is perhaps the most famous thru-hike in Europe. This path is a network of five trails through the Alpine countries. In total, the trails are more than 5000 kilometers long and you can walk 342 stages. Because there are so many options, there is always a perfect long-distance hike for you, depending […]

Lycian Way

The Lycian Way is a 540-kilometer thru-hike on the Turkish coast in the southeast of the country. The trail takes you from Ölü Deniz near Fethiye to Geyikbayırı, just below Antalya. You walk in a kind of semi-bowl on old trade routes, donkey paths, and stony mountain trails that lead you past ancient ruins, cliffs, […]

Epirus Trail

One of Europe’s best-kept secrets is the Epirus Trail. With its 370 kilometers through the Pindos Mountains in northern Greece, it is the longest trail in Greece. The trail takes you through the Vikos Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through ancient villages, explore monasteries, and walk […]

Grand Italian Trail (Sentiero Italia)

Dolomieten

The Sentiero Italia or the Grand Italian Trail is a long-distance walk in Italy. Thru-hike 7,000 kilometers in more than 354 stages through the 20 regions of Italy. Cross the Alps and walk straight through the Dolomites towards the rugged Valle D’Aosta. Continue on the somewhat lower Alpine mountain ranges towards the tip of the […]

North-South Trail

Noord Zuid Trail

After two years of intensive planning, the North-South Trail (NST) was established in 2020. The NST connects and merges existing hiking trails into one unique long-distance trail through Germany. It has a length of 3528 kilometers and goes from the most northern republic on Sylt towards the most southern one, the Haldenwanger Eck. The NST […]

Alpine Passes Trail

The Alpine Passes Trail, or the Alpine Pass Route in Switzerland, is a trail for mountain lovers. You hike 38 sections from St. Moritz to St. Gingolph in the Southern Alps near Lake Geneva. You cross the Graubünden, Ticino, and Wallis regions, only to end in Vaud. During the hike, you cross 32 mountain passes […]

Eifelsteig

Eifel

The Eifelsteig is a 313km long-distance trail in Western Germany, close to the Belgium border. The start of the trail is in Kornelimünster. This trail is one of the Top Trails of Germany, meaning it has a quality mark of excellent quality. Most sections are around 20km and at the end of most sections, there […]

Madeira thru-hike

Madeira

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, closer to Africa than Europe, you can find the Portuguese island, Madeira. A true gem that is known for its rich flora & fauna, steep mountains, rough coastline, and many levadas. It’s a hidden hiker’s paradise with an amazing thru-hike during which you cross the island from east to west. […]

Slovenian Mountain Trail

Slovenian Mountain Trail

The Slovenian Mountain Trail (SMT) is also known as the Slovenska Planinska Pot and is the oldest long-distance trail in Europe. It starts in Maribor, the second largest city in the country, and follows various mountain ranges through the country to Debeli Rtic at the Adriatic Sea. During the 600 kilometers of the hike, you […]

Peaks of the Balkans Trail

Peaks of the Balkans Trail Albanië

In the Balkans, you can find the Peaks of the Balkans Trail. This long-distance hike takes you across three countries in 192 kilometers. You walk in a circle through Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro. The trail has 10 sections and can be hiked in 10-13 days. In total, you will walk 10.000 altimeters, where some parts […]