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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This 6.2 km (3.9 mi) paths provides the ideal way to explore the Black Forest from Gengenbach. The S’Bergle Ruft leads up to the Chapel of St. James (“Bergle”), where you can take in panoramic views of the “Städtle” (town of Gengenbach) and the vast forests of the Kinzigtal Valley.
Germany, The Black Forest
Activity level: Moderate
Walking Area: Kinzigtal Valley (C/N + S)
S’Bergle Ruft: a chapel and the beauties of the Kinzigtal Valley
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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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Mt. Eiger is one of the most celebrated mountain peaks in the world and this alpine trail provides hikers with the opportunity to get close to the spectacular North Face of the Eiger, follow in the footsteps of the world’s best climbers, and take in the breath-taking scenery around them.
Switzerland, Bernese Oberland
Activity level: Moderate
Walking Area: Jungfrau Region
The Eiger Trail – get up close to the famous ‘Eiger North Face’
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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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The varied Hochschwab walking trail takes hikers through picturesque alpine pastures and dramatic mountain paths. It’s one of the world’s best places for seeing chamois, and in the spring, the meadows are filled with spectacular floral displays. Come autumn, the colours of the forests are also a sight worth seeing.
Austria, Steiermark (Styria)
Activity level: Demanding
Walking Area: Mt. Hochschwab Region
Alpine flowers, autumn trees and peaks on the Hochschwab Trail
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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.