Germany’s diverse landscapes offer a lot of hiking opportunities, but few are as beautiful as the Schluchtensteig. This five-day hiking trail takes you through the heart of the Black Forest, showcasing pristine nature, rugged gorges, and charming villages. If you’re looking for a perfect outdoor experience in Germany, the Schluchtensteig may be your trail. Find […]

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 […]


Black Forest

The Westweg is a beautiful thru-hike that takes you through the Black Forest in Germany. This long-distance hike is about 285 kilometers long and runs from Pforzheim to Basel. The trail follows the ridge of the Black Forest and you pass through fairytale forests, whilst occasionally climbing some peaks in this low mountain range where […]

Dutch Mountain Trail

Dutch Mountain Trail

When you think of the Netherlands, you probably think of windmills, meadows, and tulip fields. Okay, of course we have more than that, but did you know that the Netherlands also has beautiful mountains? The Dutch Mountain Trail is a good way to discover these hidden gems and immerse yourself in the hilly landscape of […]

Cyprus thru-hike E4


The E4 runs 12,300 km from Gibraltar via Spain, France, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece to Cyprus. It is one of twelve European long-distance paths. The Cypriot part opened in 2005 and varies between 539 km and 660 km depending on which variation you choose. The route is easily accessible because it runs […]

El Camino de Santiago

El Camino de Santiago is one of the most famous thru-hikes in Europe. It’s accessible to most people and has many options of length and difficulty. The most popular version of this hike is the Camino Frances, and its starting point is St. Jean Pied de Port, on the border of France and Spain. You […]

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. Along the way, you walk in a kind of semi-bowl on old trade routes, donkey paths, and stony mountain trails that lead you past […]

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)


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 […]


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