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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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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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 Colfosco Panorama walking trail is well known for its pretty Dolomite flowers, impressive mountain backdrops and scenic valleys. It’s a gentle 6,4 kilometre (4 miles) walk, taking approximately 2 and a half hours to complete; and provides families and walkers with the ideal opportunity to experience the local landscape.
Dolomites & South Tyrol, Dolomites
Activity level: Leisurely
Walking Area: Alta Badia to Monte Marmolada
The Colfosco Panorama Path - a walking highlight in Alta Badia
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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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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.