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
2015
  • The Julian Alps of Slovenia
  • Guidebook describing 58 walks in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. The walks are organized around five bases - Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Kobarid, Bled and Bohinj. The routes in the Julian Alps range from easy valley walks and rougher forest trails to high-mountain protected routes, including Triglav at 2864m, and multi-day treks. Read more
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2015
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Netherlands
2015
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Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids Julian Alps of Slovenia - Julische Alpen | Cicerone |
  • Engelstalige wandelgids met 57 dagtochten en 4 trekkings door de Julische Alpen. Goede omschrijvingen van de tochten met alle noodzakelijke praktische info alsmede - beperkt - kaartmateriaal. Over 60 walks which bring the best of Slovenia’s Julian Alps to the English-speaking walker. The walks are organized around five bases – Kranjska Gora,... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Walking in the Bernese Oberland
  • This walking guidebook to the Bernese Oberland contains descriptions for 113 day walks. Routes range from 2 to 24km and offer breathtaking scenery of the classic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, around Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, Gsteig and Meiringen. There are routes suitable for all abilities from short flat walks to adventurous treks. Read more
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2015
  • Walking in the Bernese Oberland
  • This walking guidebook to the Bernese Oberland contains descriptions for 113 day walks. The routes range from 2 to 24km and offer breathtaking scenery of the classic Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains, around Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen, Gsteig and Meiringen. There are routes suitable for all abilities from short flat walks to adventurous treks. Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Cicerone wandelgids Bernese Alps - Berner Oberland / Zwitserland |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Over 100 walking routes in the Bernese Alps are described in this guidebook. It is an indispensable companion to the Bernese Oberland region that boasts famous peaks such as the Eiger, Monch... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2009
  • Tour of the Queyras
  • The Tour of the Queyras follows the GR58 and half of the GR541 trails. The 12-day Tour described in this guidebook crosses 24 cols, all above 2000m, with options to climb 17 summits of varying difficulty. This route is ideal for those new to Alpine trekking, but also provides optional challenges for the more experienced hiker and hillwalker. Read more
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2009
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2009
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United Kingdom
2015
  • The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome - Part 2
  • An essential guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. Part 2 describes 940km of the pilgrimage from the Great St Bernard Pass to Rome. Contains all the planning information you need for your journey, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. Read more
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2015
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Walks and Treks in the Maritime Alps
  • This guidebook describes 18 day walks and 6 long distance routes. The treks include a 5-day traverse of the French Mercantour National Park and a 7-day traverse of the Alpi Maritime Park, and the walks range from 6 to 20km in length. The routes are suitable for novices and experienced trekkers alike. Read more
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2016
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Trekking in the Zillertal Alps
  • Guidebook to trekking the Zillertal Rucksack Route (or Berliner Hoehen Weg) and the Zillertal South Tyrol Tour in the Austrian Tyrol. The ZRR avoids glaciers and difficult passes so is suitable for inexperienced trekkers. The ZSTT traverses the whole range along the Austro-Italian border. Each takes 8-10 days and has excellent Alpine huts on route. Read more
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2013
  • Trekking in the Zillertal Alps
  • Guidebook to trekking the Zillertal Rucksack Route (or Berliner Hoehen Weg) and the Zillertal South Tyrol Tour in the Austrian Tyrol. The ZRR avoids glaciers and difficult passes so is suitable for inexperienced trekkers. The ZSTT traverses the whole range along the Austro-Italian border. Each takes 8-10 days and has excellent Alpine huts on route. Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
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2013
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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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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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2013
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2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in Austria
  • A comprehensive guide on walking in Austria by Kev Reynolds. 102 routes, day walks and multi-day treks are described, alongside classic hut-to-hut tours. In ten sections by district across the Eastern Alps of Austria, with full information on transport, accommodation, gear and safety issues, plus full details of 135 Austrian mountain huts. Read more
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2014
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2014
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Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Oostenrijk - Walking in Austria | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Bedenk wel - zie het overzicht- dat het voornamelijk routes zijn in het westen en zuiden van Oostenrijk. A comprehensive new guide on walking in Austria by Kev Reynolds with 102 routes... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Walking in Croatia
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 19 day walks and 7 multi-day treks in Croatia's Dinaric Alps and the Croatian islands. The terrain varies from gently sloping hills to rugged tops and limestone crags. Each route is graded by difficulty ranging from very easy to difficult so there is a route to suit every ability. Read more
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2010
  • Walking in Croatia
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 19 day walks and 7 multi-day treks in Croatia's Dinaric Alps and the Croatian islands. The terrain varies from gently sloping hills to rugged tops and limestone crags. Each route is graded by difficulty ranging from very easy to difficult so there is a route to suit every ability. Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Walking in Croatia
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 19 day walks and 7 multi-day treks in Croatia's Dinaric Alps and the Croatian islands. The terrain varies from gently sloping hills to rugged tops and limestone crags. Each route is graded by difficulty ranging from very easy to difficult so there is a route to suit every ability. Read more
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Germany
2010
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Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Walking in Croatia - Kroatië | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids, sommige meerdaags, voor dit uitdagende wandelgebied. Walks and multi-day treks through the best of Croatia’s mountains including the Dinaric Alps (Gorski Kotar and Velebit), Istria, Croatia’s islands and around Zagreb. Ranging from easy to hard, the routes introduce this outstandingly rugged walking destination. Full... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2008
  • Alpine Pass Route
  • This handy guidebook contains route descriptions for the long distance Alpine Pass Route. It covers 326km in 15 days, with stages varying from 13 to 32 km. There are options to shorten longer days as well as to split the entire route into two easier sections. It requires no technical mountain skill to complete but a basic level of fitness is needed Read more
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2008
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2004
  • The Alpine Pass Route / wandelgids Zwitserland |
  • Engelstalige beschrijving van een van de mooiste wandeltochten in Zwitserland. De gids voldoet aan alle verwachtingen die je kunt hebben. Zelfs de wandelkaarten zijn prima, het enige dat je mist is een overzichtskaart. The Alpine Pass Route crosses Switzerland from east to west from the ancient town of Sargans to Montreux on the shores of Lake... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Walking in the Haute Savoie: South
  • Guidebook describing 30 walking routes in the area between Chamonix and Annecy, one of a 2-volume guide to walking in the Haute Savoie in the French Alps. The half- to full-day alpine routes and ascents are in the Faucigny/Haut Giffre region (overlooking Chamonix), Cluses, the Samöens/Sixt areas, and the Aravais/Bourne region around Annecy. Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Haute Savoie South
  • Walking in the Haute Savoie: South is Book 2 of a two-volume Cicerone series by author Janette Norton that explores the walking possibilities in the Annecy and Chamonix areas of the Haute Savoie. This guide covers the higher peaks of the southern region, detailing various routes from west to east from Annecy to Chamonix via Megeve. Lying in the... Read more
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Netherlands
2015
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2005
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Trail Running - Chamonix and the Mont Blanc region
  • Guidebook to exploring the classic trail running regions around the Mont Blanc massif, visiting France, Switzerland and Italy. 40 runs are graded by terrain, from wide trails to technical skyrunning, with information on ascent/descent and distance. Includes the 168km ultra-trail of Mont Blanc as well as shorter day runs. Read more
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2016
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2016
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • A Walk in the Clouds
  • This book is a moving collection of 75 autobiographical short stories from prolific outdoors writer Kev Reynolds, an insight into a lifetime of mountain travel and adventure. These tales are spread across the Moroccan Atlas, Pyrenees, European Alps, Himalaya amongst other destinations, and will leave you by turns amused, reflective and inspired. Read more
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2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Tour of Mont Blanc
  • An essential guidebook for anyone walking the Tour of Mont Blanc. The 170km circuit typically takes 11 days to walk around the Mont Blanc massif. The TMB is recognised as one of the world's classic treks. The book describes both anti-clockwise and clockwise directions, with variants and information about huts, refuges and facilities en route. Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Wandelgids Tour of Mont Blanc | Cicerone |
  • 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. The Tour of Mont Blanc (170km, 105 miles) is a classic walk, circumnavigating the... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2008
  • Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 - Western Alps
  • The classic Haute Route, the ski mountaineering traverse through the Alps between Chamonix and Zermatt, is described in this guidebook, which also brings together a selection of the finest high-level ski tours in the Western Alps in areas as diverse as the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mont Blanc, Valais and Urner Alps. Read more
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Maps

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  • Market Weighton, Goole & Stamford Bridge
  • Map No. 106, Market Weighton, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Goole, Snaith, Drax, Swinefleet, Winteringham, North Ferriby, Brough, South Cave, North Cave, Blacktoft, Gilberdyke, Howden, Hemingbrough, Spaldington, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Bubwith, Barlby,... Read more
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  • Aldershot and Guildford, Camberley and Haslemere
  • Map No. 186, Aldershot and Guildford, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Farnham, Godalming, Haslemere, Woking, Farnborough, Camberley, Fleet, Mortimer, Swallowfield, Crowthorne, Bagshot, Addlestone, Bramley, Sandhurst, Hartley Witney, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook, Old Basing, Pirbright, Odiham, Upton Grey, South... Read more
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  • Birmingham & Wolverhampton
  • Map No. 139, Birmingham and Wolverhampton, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Dudley, West Bromwich, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Solihull, Bromsgrove, Chaddesley Corbett, Catshill, Alvechurch,... Read more
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  • Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester
  • Map No. 164, Oxford, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000 including Bicester, Chipping Norton, Charlbury, Witney, Woodstock, Kidlington, Abingdon, Didcot, Benson, Appleford, Drayton, Grove, Goosey, Dorchester, Burcot, Marcham, Chalgrove, Toot Baldon, Tetsworth, Fyfield,... Read more
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  • Newbury & Wantage, Hungerford & Didcot
  • Map No. 174, Newbury and Wantage, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000 including Didcot, Cholsey, Blewbury, Chilton, Steventon, Drayton, Goosey, Sparsholt, Uffington, Watchfield, Highworth, Bourton, Ashbury, Wanborough, Lambourn, Brightwalton, Great Shefford, Compton,... Read more
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  • Colchester, Halstead and Maldon
  • Map No. 168, Colchester, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000 including Burnham-on-Crouch, Hullbridge, South Woodham Ferrers, Cock Clarks, Maylandsea, Southminster, Tillingham, Bradwell on Sea, Maldon, Tollesbury, Great Totham, Tiptree, Witham, Kelvedon, Silver End, Layer de la Haye, Marks Tey, Coggeshall, Earls Colne, Halstead,... Read more
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  • Thames Estuary, Rochester and Southend-on-Sea
  • Map No. 178, Thames Estuary, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Southend-on-Sea, Billericay, Wichford, Basildon, Rayleigh, Hockley, Rochford, South Benfleet, Stanford-le-Hope, East Tilbury, Gravesend, Cliffe, Higham, Allhallows, Hoo St. Werburgh, Grain, Sheerness, Minster, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Newington,... Read more
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  • West London, Rickmansworth & Staines
  • Map No. 176, West London, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, covering the western part of Greater London including Enfield, Barnet, Tottenham, Islington, Camden, Hampstead, Hendon, Brent, Edgware, Paddington, Hammersmith, Westminster, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Penge, Wimbledon, Croydon, Sutton, Purley, Richmond, Kingston upon... Read more
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  • Zillertal - Tuxer Alps - Jenbach - Schwaz - Mayrhofen
  • Zillertal - Tuxer Alps - Jenbach – Schwaz - Mayrhofen 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... 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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  • Liesertal - Maltatal - Millstätter See - Spittal a.d. Drau - Nockalmstrasse
  • Liesertal - Maltatal - Millstätter See - Spittal a.d. Drau - Nockalmstrasse 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... Read more
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  • Grimsby, Louth & Market Rasen
  • Map No. 113, Grimsby, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Market Rasen, Louth, Manby, Saltfleetby St Peter, Alvingham, Saltfleet, Fotherby, Ludford, Walesby, Clacby, Binbrook, Ludborough, Fulstow, North Somercotes, Ashby cum Fenby, Tetney, Waltham, Beelsby,... Read more
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  • Aldershot & Guildford, Camberley & Haslemere
  • Map No. 186, Aldershot and Guildford, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Farnham, Godalming, Haslemere, Woking, Farnborough, Camberley, Fleet, Mortimer, Swallowfield, Crowthorne, Bagshot, Addlestone, Bramley, Sandhurst, Hartley Witney, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook,... Read more
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  • Leicester, Coventry & Rugby
  • Map No. 140, Leicester, Coventry and Rugby, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Nuneaton, Hinckley, Atherstone, Bedworth, Lutterworth, Kenilworth, Austrey, Appleby Magna, Twycross, Thornton, Ratby, Ansley, Desford, Market Bosworth, Polesworth, Stoke Golding, Earl... Read more
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Walking holidays

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United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 North
  • Self-guided walking tour along the classic long-distance trail Alta Via 1. Trek the most popular northern half of the ‘High Route 1’, covering around 70km over one week on good trails that are well way-marked, passing glowing peaks, shady forests and rolling pastures. The full north-south trail begins in the Italian Sudtirol and ends some 140km... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Stage 6: San Miniato to San Quirico
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through central Tuscany. Explore the central belt of iconic Tuscan landscapes and a distinctive trio of medieval towns; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. This stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the charming village of San Miniato to San Quirico situated on the northern edge of... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Bavaria & The Leutasch Valley Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • This beautiful and peaceful Leutasch Valley area on the Bavarian and Austrian border will be yours to explore. This idyllic Alpine trail meanders through the tranquil and colourful Leutasch Valley abundant with wild flowers and green pastures. Marvel at the spectacular mountain views towards Zugspitze - Germany’s highest mountain, breathe in... Read more
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  • Relaxed Tour du Mont Blanc (Comfort)
  • Self guided trek staying in hotels following the Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Enjoy every moment of your complete Tour du Mont with an extra two nights to give you plenty of time to take in the views and enjoy the towns along the trail. Staying in hand-picked hotels and refuges with private rooms the relaxed Tour du... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Tuscany and Lazio. Following in the footsteps of pilgrims from the Middle Ages this section of the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and finishes in the medieval town of Montefiascone. Encounter small hamlets and villages atop conical hills and set within... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Walker's Haute Route - Chamonix to Arolla
  • Trek the Western Section of the Walker's Haute Route from Chamonix to Arolla. Walk the western section of the Walker’s Haute Route from Chamonix to Arolla. Wonderful views of the Mont Blanc Massif and classic Alpine Walking. The Walker’s Haute Route is an iconic high level walk that links the famous towns of Chamonix and Zermatt. This... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Final Stage - Montefiascone to Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour following the final stage of the Via Francigena through Umbria and Lazio. The final stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the hill-top town of Montefiascone to Rome, the eternal city. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will follow trails through the classic Italian landscapes of... Read more
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  • Walker's Haute Route (East) - Arolla to Zermatt
  • Walk the Eastern Walker's Haute Route from Arolla to Zermatt. Take on the iconic Eastern section of the Walker’s Haute Route from Arolla to Zermatt. Six days of sublime mountain walking culminating at the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt. The Walker’s Haute Route is one of the World’s great treks and the eastern section from Arolla to... Read more
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Since de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. Our 7 night Highlights Tour du Mont Blanc trek explores the best of this classic trek over six days of... Read more
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  • The Dachstein Alpine Circuit
  • Self guided walking tour, hiking a circuit of the Dachstein mountain range in Austria's beautiful Salzkammergut region. Austria’s Dachstein hiking circuit is truly a walker’s paradise. This impressive alpine massif is filled with reflective lakes, glacial ice, serene pastures, virgin forests and rugged limestone peaks rising 2500m above the... Read more
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  • Highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek focusing on the best sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc staying in hotels. Since The Tour du Mont Blanc was inaugurated as a GR in 1952 it has gained a reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. This route around Mont Blanc through France, Switzerland and Italy explores takes in the very best sections of the Tour du Mont... Read more
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  • Joost Callens² 2015-10-26 11:35:48
  • GR routes ook in Algarve Portugal ??
  • Okt 2015 waren we in Algarve We zagen nieuwe wegwijzers in Algarve en Alentejo met GR15 op. Maar geen enkel toerismebureau of gespecialiseerde boekhandel wist iets v gids hierover of detailkaartjes enz. Iemand ??
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