Alps

Description

French Alps

The Alps, main mountain range of Europe, extending from France to Slovenia, including Austria, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein. Highest summit is Mont Blanc (4.810), on the frontier of France, Switzerland and Italy, home of the popular Tour du Mont Blanc.

The Alps are, contrary to what most people think, not the largest mountain range in Europe. The Carpathians actually are more extensive, but not as high.

Often, hikers from outside Europe ask where to go in the Alps, which trail is best. Obviously, this is something every individual has to decide upon herself. The range of hiking opportunities in the Alps is huge. Beautiful country walks are within reach of snow capped mountains where someone else is sweating on a rope to get over a glacier. There are plenty of long distance trails combining different areas, although most people stick to one area. Some like to stay in a hotel and make day walks. Others fancy a hut-tour.

Let's be clear on another point: the facilities in the Alps are among the best in the world. Some would argue they are over the top. Thousands of huts – and very good ones too – lots of ski lifts, well marked trails.

Okay, we from Traildino do have some advice. First, take into account the local culture of an area. Many Alpine regions have a long and rich history which is there to enjoy. The different countries sharing the Alps are all very different, and the regional differences are equally astonishing. This is really a part of the fun here: enjoying nature, enjoying people and hospitality. Second tip: famous is not best. You will probably think of flying to the Matterhorn or Mont Blanc or something equally famous. Needless to say: these area's are very busy and by no means the most impressive or beautiful. Pretty as they are, also the different national parks draw many visitors and hikers are packed in large huts when aiming at the high peaks. If that's what you want: fine. If you prefer a small hut where a local warden makes you the best dinner you've ever had and where you can have a chat with the other three guests while inhaling the sounds and fumes of the end of the day, than virtually every region in the Alps has its charms.

Map

Overview of the Alps

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes across the 120km Karavanke mountain range, a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The one and two-day routes are graded for difficulty, and range from low-level walks to high summits. The approaches are mainly from the Slovenian valleys, with bases in unspoilt towns and villages. Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes across the 120km Karavanke mountain range, a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The one and two-day routes are graded for difficulty, and range from low-level walks to high summits. The approaches are mainly from the Slovenian valleys, with bases in unspoilt towns and villages. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Slovenia - Walking in The Karavanke - Slovenia's Unspoilt Northern Borders
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes set across the magnificent 120km-long Karavanke mountain range, which forms a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. Commonly known as 'the way the Alps used to be', as it is yet to experience the extent of commercial development known by the Western Alps, it is one of the longest ranges in Western... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
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2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2004
  • Alpine Points of View
  • An inspirational book of 100 of the author's favourite alpine photographs and reminiscences from his four decades of walking and trekking on Alpine trails - from the Maritime Alps behind Nice to the Julian Alps of Slovenia. This book seduces the reader out of the armchair and into Europe's premier range. Read more
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2004
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walks and Treks in the Maritime Alps
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 18 day walks and 6 long-distance treks. The walks range from 6km to 20km in length and the treks include traverses of both the French Mercantour National Park and Alpi Marittime Regional Park. The routes in this guidebook are suitable for both novices and experienced trekkers alike. Read more
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United Kingdom
2010
  • Walks and Treks in the Maritime Alps
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 18 day walks and 6 long-distance treks. The walks range from 6km to 20km in length and the treks include traverses of both the French Mercantour National Park and Alpi Marittime Regional Park. The routes in this guidebook are suitable for both novices and experienced trekkers alike. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Maritime Alps Walks and Treks
  • Walks and Treks in the Maritime Alps is a guide by Gillian Price with eighteen graded day walks, ranging form 6km to 20km long, as well as 6 long treks, including traverses in both the Mercantour and Alpi Maritime parks. Full information is given about accommodation options both on the mountains themselves and in the valleys below. Rising... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Walks and Treks in the Maritime Alps
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 18 day walks and 6 long-distance treks. The walks range from 6km to 20km in length and the treks include traverses of both the French Mercantour National Park and Alpi Marittime Regional Park. The routes in this guidebook are suitable for both novices and experienced trekkers alike. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Via Ferratas of the French Alps
  • This guidebook covers 66 varied via ferratas in the French Alps. The routes are spread over six areas: Geneva and the Northern Alps, Chambéry, Tarentaise and Maurienne valleys, Grenoble and Briançon, amid the Mont Blanc, Vanoise and Queyras ranges. Difficulty ranges from easy, protected routes through to exposed, technical challenges. Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Tour of Monte Rosa
  • A guidebook to walking the The Tour of Monte Rosa, a 9-10 day, 134km trek circling Monte Rosa anti-clockwise from Zermatt. The high route hugs glaciers and has views of over ten 4000ers. All essential information is provided, including outline maps, route profiles, advice on glacier crossing and accommodation. Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Wandelgids The Tour of Monte Rosa | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids die in etappes de route nauwkeurig beschrijft; ook de zijtakken en alternatieve routes koman aan bod. Kaarten zijn schetsmatig en in onze ogen onvoldoende bij slechte weersomstandigheden. Wij raden dan ook om er losse kaarten bij te kopen. This guidebook to walking the Tour of Monte Rosa, explored the Italian-Swiss border... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
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2012
  • The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Swiss Alps
  • This, the latest volume in Cicerone's World Mountain Ranges series, is a unique planning resource for mountain activists in the Swiss Alps. Not a guidebook describing specific routes, rather it is a book that provides all the information needed for a variety of mountainous pursuits, be it walking, trekking, climbing or ski mountaineering.... Read more
eBooks.de
Germany
2012
  • Reynolds, Kev: The Swiss Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook to every mountain area in the Swiss Alps. This handy resource includes information for walking, hiking, trekking, climbing and ski mountaineering. Access, accommodation and facilities in the valley bases and full information about Swiss mountain huts is included to help you make the most out of a trip there. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids The Swiss Alps | Kev Reynolds - Cicerone | Kev Reynolds
  • The Swiss Alps are home to the highest and most spectacular mountains in Western Europe. This stunning guidebook describes each mountain area throughout Switzerland – the peaks, passes, valleys and bases – to help you identify the best destinations to plan your trip. Questions such as ‘Where to walk, climb or ski?’, ‘What multi-day treks are... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern
  • Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern contains route descriptions for 4 multi-day treks in the Reichen, Venediger and Gross Glockner mountain groups. It also contains an outline for a 10-day traverse of the whole region. The Hohe Tauern National Park is an ideal introduction to Alpine trekking, and home to some of the best mountain huts in the Alps. Read more
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2010
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2010
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • Canyoning in the Alps
  • A guidebook to the most celebrated canyoning descents in the alpine regions of northern Italy and Ticino (Switzerland), with additional routes in Austria, Slovenia and the Valais Alps. Routes are split into seven separate grades, for beginners through to experts. Includes comprehensive information on equipment, hazards and techniques. Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Mountains of Montenegro
  • This guidebook to Montenegro includes 17 walks and trekking routes throughout the Dinaric Alps, in Montenegro's five national parks as well as Orjen, Komovi, Tara Canyon and the UNESCO-listed old town of Kotor. The circular and linear routes range from easy 1 hour outings to challenging 5 day treks involving exposure and scrambling. Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Montenegro Mountains: A Walker's and Trekker's Guide
  • The Mountains of Montenegro in a walking guide from Cicerone Press with itineraries ranging from short (2km) hikes to multi-day treks. The guide recommends circular and point-to-point routes, generally on waymarked footpaths, presenting them with detailed descriptions accompanied by somewhat basic but coloured and contoured maps. The selection... Read more
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Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids The Mountains of Montenegro | Cicerone |
  • Bijzondere wandelgids van een bijzonder land in opkomst: goed beschreven, met veel informatie en details, dus zeer bruikbaar! This guidebook includes a range of day-walks and multi-day treks throughout the Dinaric Alps of Montenegro. These mountains are some of the wildest, most spectacular, and least visited in Europe. Nevertheless they are... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • The Adlerweg
  • An essential guidebook for anyone walking the Adlerweg, or Eagle's Way across the Austrian Tyrol. The 300km waymarked route from St Johann to St Anton follows established mountain and valley tracks. 6 low-level alternative stages and a challenging 8 stage variant are included, with suggestions for a 15 day and 21 day itinerary. Read more
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2012
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2012
  • Wandelgids The Adlerweg | Cicerone | Mike Wells
  • An essential guidebook for anyone walking the Adlerweg, or Eagle's Way across the Austrian Tyrol. The 300km waymarked route from St Johann to St Anton follows established mountain and valley tracks. 6 low-level alternative stages and a challenging 8 stage variant are included, with suggestions for a 15 day and 21 day itinerary. The Adlerweg... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
1992
  • Walking in Ticino - Switzerland
  • Walking guidebook to 75 day walks and treks in the Ticino Alps of southern Switzerland, near the Locarno and Lugano towns of the Italian lakes north of Milan. Includes the Bedretto, Leventina, di Blenio, Verzasca, Maggia, Lavizzara and Bavona valleys. Read more
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1992
  • Walking in Ticino - Switzerland
  • Walking guidebook to 75 day walks and treks in the Ticino Alps of southern Switzerland, near the Locarno and Lugano towns of the Italian lakes north of Milan. Includes the Bedretto, Leventina, di Blenio, Verzasca, Maggia, Lavizzara and Bavona valleys. Read more
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1992
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walking in the Alps
  • Second edition of this classic Kev Reynolds guidebook on walking and trekking in the Alps. Suggests many thousands of possible routes, and covers the range from the Maritime Alps of southern France to the Julian Alps of Slovenia. Walks vary from undemanding to long and tough, and everything in between. Read more
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2010
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2010
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2010
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Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Walking in the Alps | Cicerone |
  • Geweldig overzichtswerk van prachtige wandelroutes in de Alpen. Suggests many routes, and covers the range from the Maritime Alps of southern France to the Julian Alps of Slovenia. Walks vary from undemanding to long and tough, and everything in between. Walking is unquestionably the best method of exploring, and it is the mountain walker for... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2009
  • Tour of the Matterhorn
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for the 145km Tour of the Matterhorn. The trek is described anti-clockwise from Zermatt and covers 6 valleys that offer spectacular views of 25 peaks surpassing 4000m. The route also links up with two other long-distance treks; the Walker's Haute Route Trail and the Tour of Monte Rosa. Read more
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2009
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2009
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2006
  • Wandelgids Cicerone The Tour of the Matterhorn |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids die in etappes de route nauwkeurig beschijft; ook de zijtakken en alternatieve routes koman aan bod. Kaarten zijn schetsmatig en in onze ogen onvoldoende bij slechte weersomstandigheden. Wij raden dan ook om er losse kaarten bij te kopen. Superb 145km trek around the iconic Matterhorn, described anti-clockwise from... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2009
  • Tour of the Vanoise
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for a 10-12 day trek of the Tour of the Vanoise and suggestions for four additional multi-day tours of the region. The 150km Tour is described in a counter-clockwise direction beginning and ending at Modane in the valley of Arc in 11 easy day stages as a circuit through the French Alps. Read more
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2009
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2009
  • Wandelgids Tour of the Vanoise | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Second edition of a comprehensive guide to walking the Tour of the Vanoise, the second most popular tour after the Tour of Mont Blanc and a 10-12 day circuit through the French Alps, between... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in Italy's Stelvio National Park
  • Guidebook to the Stelvio National Park in the Italian Rhaetian Alps. The 38 day walks and hikes described offer a wide variety of routes on well-maintained and signposted paths, linking a network of picturesque villages and hospitable mountain refuges. The Stelvio National Park borders the Dolomites to the east and Switzerland to the west. Read more
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2013
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2013
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  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming
  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list... Read more
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Germany
  • Dachstein, Ausseer Land, Filzmoos, Ramsau 1 : 50 000. WK 281
  • Aufgrund der übersichtlichen und detailgetreuen, digitalen Kartographie sowie der ideal gewählten Maßstäbe sind freytag & berndt Wanderkarten der perfekte Begleiter beim Wandern und Bergsteigen. Sie werden regelmäßig überarbeitet und enthalten aktualisierte Informationen zu Wanderwegen, Rad- und Mountainbikestrecken, Hütten, Naturdenkmälern,... Read more
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  • 082: Ahrntaler Berge / Monti Di Valle Aurina 1:35, 000
  • Map No. 082, Monti de Valle Aurina/Ahrntaler Berge , from Kompass in a series providing detailed coverage of the Dolomites and Lake Garda area and supplementing their main series of walking maps of Italy at 1:50,000. Maps in this series have a more detailed base and smaller contour interval than coverage at 1:50,000.Cartography: maps at... Read more
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  • Monti de Valle Aurina/Ahrntaler Berge
  • Map No. 082, Monti de Valle Aurina/Ahrntaler Berge , from Kompass in a series providing detailed coverage of the Dolomites and Lake Garda area and supplementing their main series of walking maps of Italy at 1:50,000. Maps in this series have a more detailed base and smaller contour interval than coverage at 1:50,000.Cartography: maps at... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 082 Ahrntaler Berge/Monti della Valle Aurina | Kompass |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Ahrntaler Berge /I Monti della Valle Aurina WK 082
  • Mit AVS-Wegenetz.KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege mit Markierungen, empfehlenswerte Radrouten und wichtige touristische Informationen. Der topographische Inhalt wird bei aller Detailgenauigkeit leicht lesbar und anschaulich dargestellt. Die Rückseite (deutsch und italienisch) informiert über... Read more
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  • Alpi Guilie Occidentali
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 019 Alpi Giulie Occidentali - Tarvisiano - Dolomieten | Tabacco |
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osternhorngruppe
  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osternhorngruppe area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available... Read more
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  • 219: Lavanttal - Saualpe - Koralpe 1:50, 000
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 219 Lavanttal-Saualpe-Koralpe | Kompass |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles... Read more
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  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Lavanttal - Saualpe - Koralpe WK 219
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege mit Markierungen, empfehlenswerte Radrouten und wichtige touristische Informationen. Der topographische Inhalt wird bei aller Detailgenauigkeit leicht lesbar und anschaulich dargestellt. Ein übersichtlich gestaltetes Beiheft mit zahlreichen Farbfotos... Read more
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  • Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze 1 : 50 000. WK 251
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  • Chiemgauer Alps - Lofer - Leogang - Steinberge
  • Chiemgauer Alps - Lofer - Leogang - Steinberge area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently available... Read more
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  • Wetterstein - Karwendel - Seefeld - Leutasch - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • Wetterstein - Karwendel - Seefeld - Leutasch - Garmisch-Partenkirchen area of the Austrian and Bavarian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To... Read more
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  • Bregenz - Bregenzerwald
  • Bregenz - Bregenzerwald area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series... Read more
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  • Lechtaler, Allgäuer Alpen 1 : 50 000. WK 351
  • Ortsverzeichnis. Kultur, Sehenswürdigkeiten, Brauchtum, Alpinistisch-touristische Informationen. Schutzhütten und Ausflugsgasthäuser, Tourenvorschläge. Mit Radwanderrouten Freytag und Berndt Wanderkarten. Neuauflage. Read more
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  • Lechtaler, Allgäuer Alpen 1 : 50 000. WK 351
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Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 South
  • Self-guided walk in the Dolomites, following the quieter southern section of the Alta Via 1. The Alta Via 1 long distance trail winds its way through the heart of the Italian Dolomites. This tour covers around 90km of the wilder and quieter southern section of the AV1, spread over 6 days, walking approx. 15km daily. We follow good alpine paths;... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • High Trail to the Matterhorn
  • A self guided walking holiday along high trails of the Swiss Alps. The Matterhorn is one of the highest mountain peaks in the Alps, its dramatic pyramid peak stands proudly at 4478m. Discover the beauty of this wondrous mountain as you walk along the haute route from Brig down to Zermatt on our self guided walking holiday. Follow the trail... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Mountains & Lakes of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from Jezersko to Lake Bohinj. Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from the tranquil village of Jezersko to Lake Bohinj at the heart of the Triglav National Park. Following well marked trails you will walk... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • High Trails of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the high trails staying in traditional mountain huts. Explore the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the high trails staying in traditional mountain huts. From the serene shores of glacial Lake Bled the route takes you from hut to hut high into the Triglav National Park and on... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Grindelwald Trail Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • A self-guided walking holiday in the foothills of the Swiss Alps. Experience the rich, green alpine scenery of the Bernese Oberland on this fantastic walking holiday through the foothills of the Swiss Alps. The mighty peaks of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau surround you as you meander along forest tracks past mountain villages rich in local... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 1: Bourg St Pierre to Pont St Martin
  • Self-guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through the Swiss Alps and into the Aosta Valley. A superb week of walking that begins in the heart of the Alps, crosses the border from Switzerland into Italy and traverses the high mountain pass of Great St Bernard. En route you will be surrounded by a backdrop of magnificent mountain... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Across the Tyrolean Alps Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk from Bavaria up over the high Austrian Tyrolean Alps to Innsbruck. Walk from Bavaria up over the high Austrian Tyrolean Alps to Innsbruck. Follow the high alpine route across the imposing Wetterstein and Karwendel massifs amidst a landscape of soaring, alpine peaks, deep gorges and rich, flower filled pastures. Staying in rustic mountain... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 Classic
  • Self-guided trek, walking 8 days on the Alta Via 1 through the Italian Dolomites. Our Classic Alta Via 1 tour covers the majority of this flag-ship trek over 8 walking days. Hike from beautiful Lake Braies through the east Italian Alps to finish just before Passo Duran, where the trail turns wilder and more remote. This version of the Alta Via... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 Highlights
  • Self-guided short break, staying in both Cortina and the mountains, trekking 3 days on the Alta Via 1. Escape on a short break to the High Dolomites and enjoy three fantastic days of great trail walking at around 1500-2500m, surrounded by the very best alpine scenery that the region has to offer. Combine a stay in chic Cortina with nights in... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 Relaxed
  • Self-guided trek, including a rest day in Cortina, walking the full Alta Via 1 through the Italian Dolomites. A well-paced two-week tour along the iconic Italian ‘High Route 1’ through the best of the Dolomiti mountains, with a mid-walk rest day to recharge and explore the region’s ‘hiking capital’ - Cortina. Follow the full Alta Via 1 from... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Dolomieten
  • Het schitterende Parco Naturale Fanes-Sennes is één van de grootste natuurreservaten van Europa, waar u diersoorten als bergmarmotten, gemzen en de in Europa zeldzaam geworden steenbok kunt tegenkomen. Aan de rand van dit park verblijft u in een comfortabel hotel in het bergdorp Wengen/La valle in de Dolomieten. U maakt fraaie dagwandelingen... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Dolomieten
  • Het mooiste kalkmassief van de Alpen, waar groene grasplateaus contrasteren met imposante steilwanden van harde, witte dolomiet. Bijzondere rijkdom aan planten en dieren beschermd in het Fanes-Sennes Natuurpark. Wandelvakantie in de Dolomieten met bagagevervoer langs comfortabele en prachtig gelegen berghutten. Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Te voet over de Alpen, etappe 1
  • Zu Fuss über die Alpen. Der Traumpfad von München nach Venedig. Ludwig Grasslers klassieker beschrijft een aaneengesloten wandelroute dwars over de Alpen. SNP zet het transalpiene kroonjuweel in de etalage. In vier etappes van München naar Venetië. Een adembenemende oversteek. En meer dan dat. “Das ist Ausdruck eines Lebensgefühls”. Ruim... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Lechtal
  • De rivier de Lech stroomt door een van de laatste min of meer natuurlijke rivierlandschappen in de Alpen. In het karstgebied bij de Formarinsee ontspringt een onschuldig bergbeekje, dat zich al bij de tweede etappe met donderend geraas door een diepe kloof stort om aan het einde van de week tot rust te komen tussen uitgestrekte grindbanken op... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provençaalse Alpen
  • Bijzondere voettocht door de Devoluy, een onbekend, maar prachtig gebied in de Provençaalse Alpen, in de 19e eeuw nagenoeg geheel ontvolkt, waardoor de natuur de kans kreeg te herstellen. Fraaie kalkmassieven en een bijzonder rijke planten- en dierenwereld. Unieke accommodaties: u overnacht in gerestaureerde boswachtershuizen die midden in dit... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Te voet over de Alpen, etappe 2
  • Zu Fuss über die Alpen. Der Traumpfad von München nach Venedig. Ludwig Grasslers klassieker beschrijft een aaneengesloten wandelroute dwars over de Alpen. SNP zet het transalpiene kroonjuweel in de etalage. In vier etappes van München naar Venetië. Een adembenemende oversteek. En meer dan dat. “Das ist Ausdruck eines Lebensgefühls”. Ruim... Read more
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