Hiking in Europe
Whether it’s for a steep-climbing, adrenaline-fuelled march or a week of gentle family strolling, Europe has all the hiking that holidaymakers could desire, and more.
Europe has thousands of beautiful walking routes to choose from, each offering something different. From mountainous, rocky terrain to gentle costal paths and lush, undulating countryside, the hardest decision will be where to start first.
So pull on your boots, pack up your waterproofs and head for the rolling hills, deep valleys and beautiful rural communities scattered across northern Europe.
To help get you inspired for your hiking holiday, we’ve put together a few guides to hiking in Europe.
Hiking in France
As the third largest country in Europe, France is host to some of the longest hikes and most varied landscapes you’ll find on the continent. Explore verdant volcanic countryside, famous alpine valleys and a chateau or two along the way.
Hiking in Germany
With fairy tale castles and chocolate box towns set amidst miles of unspoilt scenery, Germany might just be the perfect country for a hiking adventure. And, with thousands of kilometres of trails at your disposal you’re sure to be spoilt for choice.
Hiking in Belgium
Belgium boasts some of the prettiest and most awe-inspiring stretches of the Ardennes – a true hiker’s playground. With its tumbling waterfalls, ancient forests and dizzy mountain climbs, Belgium might be everything you’re looking for in a hiking getaway.
Hiking in Holland
Sand dunes, spring meadows and wild horses – the Green Heart is the home of traditional Holland. Take a walk between whirling windmills and ancient farmsteads protected by the ubiquitous and fascinating dikes as you explore this true hiking gem.
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