Discover some of Europe's best walks and trails, selected by us. Browse 100's of great hikes in Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Italy's Dolomites & South Tyrol region. Updated frequently!

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Wallgau’s Geological Loop trail is a gentle walk, lasting approximately 2 hours. Five helpful information boards along the way enable hikers to learn more about the ancient Ice Age terrain, see polished glacial rocks and explore the area’s rich mining history whilst on this fascinating walk around the area.
Germany, The Bavarian Alps
Activity level: Leisurely
Walking Area: Mittenwald Region
Ancient Ice-Age landscapes on the Geological Trail in Wallgau
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The Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Italian for ‘the three peaks of Lavaredo’), or Drei Zinnen in German, is one of the most impressive natural sights in the Sexten Dolomites of north-eastern Italy. The Tre Cime di Lavaredo walking trail leads hikers past the north face of these three awe-inspiring peaks.
Dolomites & South Tyrol, Dolomites
Activity level: Demanding
Walking Area: Alta Pusteria/Hochpustertal (IT)
Tre Cime di Lavaredo - one of the Dolomite’s best known landmarks
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The famous Alderweg Trail in Tyrol covers 300 kilometres (186 miles) in total, and comprises 23 stages. The walk not only leads hikers through a landscape filled with lush alpine meadows, mountains and quaint villages; but gives insight into the history, traditions, culture and the people of the region.
Austria, Tyrol - North-Eastern Tyrol
Activity level: Multi-Day Walk
Walking Area: Kitzbüheler Alps
Tyrol’s Adlerweg Trail: one of Austria’s  best-known alpine treks
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The Malerweg trail (painter’s trail) is one of the most impressive long-distance walks in Germany. This 8-stage walk is 112 km/70mi long, and provides the ideal opportunity for art-loving hikers to follow in the footsteps of painters, writers and musicians; and find inspiration within the dramatic Elba Sandstone Mountains.
Germany, Saxon Switzerland & National Park
Activity level: Multi-Day Walk
Walking Area: Pirna and around Pirna
The Malerweg: amazing scenery in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Explore the mountains, and see the flora and fauna of Italy’s South Tyrol. This long-distance trail is divided into northern and southern sections and is 100 kilometres (62 miles) long in total. It’s physically challenging, but offers superb views of the Passeier Alps, the Merano basin and Val Venosta.
Dolomites & South Tyrol, South Tyrol
Activity level: Multi-Day Walk
Walking Area: Meran/Merano, Meraner Land
Merano High Route: Popular multi-day hike in the Texel Mountains
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While all care has been taken to ensure the information on this web page is accurate, all information presented is only intended as a guide! Please keep in mind that grading a walk is very subjective and much depends on your personal fitness level and experience. Routes may change and pathways may be closed because of weather conditions or trail maintenance work. Hut- and cable car opening times can be affected by season and demand.