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 […]


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 […]

Malerweg Trail

The Malerweg in Germany is a captivating 116-kilometer (72-mile) hiking trail that takes you through the breathtaking Saxon Switzerland National Park. This trail offers a unique combination of rolling hills, towering cliffs, and dense forests that make for an incredible outdoor experience. Since Saxony is not mountainous, one does not necessarily expect a challenge from […]

Harzer Hexen-Stieg

On the Harzer Hexen-Stieg (Harz Witches’ Trail), you not only experience a hike through a beautiful landscape but also a hike through one of the dark chapters of German history. It starts in Osterode, which is in former West Germany, and goes through the heart of the Harz National Park and across the old Border […]

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 […]

North-South Trail

Noord Zuid Trail

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



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 […]



The longest hiking trail in Germany is the Goldsteig. It is located in the south of Germany and it is the only trail with the quality mark Qualitatswanderweg. In the 38 stages, you will hike from Marktredwitz to Passau. The trail consists of more than 660 kilometers of well-marked pathways. There are two variants of […]


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