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
2005
  • Through the Italian Alps
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for the 47-day Grande Traversata Delle Alpi trek. The GTA is divided into 4 sections, each of 2 weeks in length, for those who prefer to trek in sections. In total it covers 663km with 44,000m of ascent/descent and is suitable for those of average fitness. Each day varies from 4 to 23km. Read more
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2005
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2005
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2005
  • Cicerone wandelgids Through the Italian Alps GTA - Italiaanse Alpen |
  • Uitstekende beschrijving van de Grande Traversata della Alpi, een doorgaande meerdaagse wandeltocht door de Italiaanse ALpen aan de westkant. Goede routebeschrijving, schetsmatige kaarten, vol met nuttige en praktische informatie. This immensely rewarding 46-day long-distance route across the western Italian Alps is an exciting proposition,... 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
2013
  • Walking Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
  • A guide to walking and scrambling routes in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. Over 70 walks to all 21 Munros summits and 30 lesser hills, including the Cobbler, Arrochar Alps and Ben Lui. A good introduction to walking in the Scottish Highlands. Read more
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2009
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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
  • 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 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
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
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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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
2014
  • Walking in the Valais
  • Comprehensive guidebook to the Valais, Switzerland, describing 111 day walks and 10 multi-day tours. Some of Europe's most dramatic mountains are found here, including the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Dent Blanche and Grand Combin. From easy valley walks to harder treks across rugged passes - routes for all abilities. Read more
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2014
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2014
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2014
  • Wandelgids Walks In The Valais - Wallis | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. 120 routes throughout the Swiss Valais in the Pennine Alps, with such peaks as the Matterhorn, Dent Blanche and Monte Rosa providing a perfect background. Detailed coverage of Bettmeralp,... Read more
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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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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
2012
  • Tour of the Jungfrau Region
  • This handy guidebook contains route descriptions for the Tour of the Jungfrau Region. This popular trek covers 111km from Schynige Platte to Wilderswil in 9-12 days and crosses a multitude of terrain from pastures to glaciers and lakes to ridges. No technical skills are required for the Tour and there are plenty of bad-weather alternatives included Read more
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2012
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2012
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2009
  • Wandelgids Tour of the Jungfrau Region - Berner Oberland | Cicerone |
  • Trekkinggids met de gedetailleerde beschrijving van de klassieke Jungfrau-trek, maar ook varianten. Goede etappe-beschrijvingen met veel praktische info. Making a horsehoe loop among some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in all the Swiss Alps, the brand new Tour of the Jungfrau Region is destined to become one of the classic walks of... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Trekking in the Silvretta and Rätikon Alps
  • This guide describes three treks, between 5 and 8 days, in the Silvretta and Rätikon Alps starting near Klosters, and 12 half-day hut-to-hut routes. These contrasting ranges form a line on the borders of Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein. The Tour of the Silvretta, the Prättigauer Höhenweg and the Rätikon Höhenweg. Read more
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2014
  • Trekking in the Silvretta and Ratikon Alps
  • This guide describes three treks, between 5 and 8 days, in the Silvretta and Rätikon Alps starting near Klosters, and 12 half-day hut-to-hut routes. These contrasting ranges form a line on the borders of Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein. The Tour of the Silvretta, the Prättigauer Höhenweg and the Rätikon Höhenweg. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Silvretta and Ratikon Alps | Cicerone | Kev Reynolds
  • This guide describes three treks, between 5 and 8 days, in the Silvretta and Rätikon Alps starting near Klosters, and 12 half-day hut-to-hut routes. These contrasting ranges form a line on the borders of Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein. The Tour of the Silvretta, the Prättigauer Höhenweg and the Rätikon Höhenweg. Straddling the borders... 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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2015
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2005
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Tour of the Bernina
  • Guidebook describing a 9-stage (119km) route around the Piz Bernina massif in the Alps on the Swiss-Italian border near St Moritz, and the 8-stage (94km) Alta Via Valmalenco exploring the Valmalenco valley, in the shadow of Monte Disgrazia. The Tour of the Bernina is suitable for first-time trekkers but the Alta Via needs some experience. Read more
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2015
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2015
  • Wandelgids The Tour of the Bernina | Cicerone | Gillian Price
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van een meerdaagse tocht in Zwitserland en Italië in het Bernina-gebied. Goede beschrijvingen, veel praktische informatie en redelijke kaarten al zullen deze niet helemaal voldoende zijn. This guidebook explores two treks in the Bernina region of the Swiss-Italian Alps. The Tour of the Bernina is an 9-stage trek circling... Read more
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Maps

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  • Semmering - Rax - Schneeberg - Schneealpe
  • Semmering - Rax - Schneeberg – Schneealpe area of eastern Austria 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... Read more
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  • Stafford and Telford, Ironbridge
  • Map No. 127, Stafford and Telford, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Market Drayton, Calverhall, Ashley, Standon, Barlaston, Hilderstone, Stone, Sandon, Eccleshall, Chewardine, Adbaston, Hodnet, Childs Ercall, Edgmond, Gnosall, Woodseaves, Weston, Haughton, Newport, Crudgington, Donnington, Church Eaton, Penkridge,... 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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  • Jauntal - Klopeiner See - Völkermarkt - Bleiburg - Steiner Alps
  • Jauntal - Klopeiner See - Völkermarkt - Bleiburg - Steiner Alps area of Carinthia 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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  • Kals - Heiligenblut - Matrei - Lienz
  • Kals - Heiligenblut - Matrei - Lienz 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... Read more
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  • Newbury and Wantage, Hungerford and Didcot
  • Map No. 174, Newbury and Wantage, in 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, Aldworth, Upper Basildon, Peasemore, Welford, Aldbourne,... Read more
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  • Ipswich and the Naze, Clacton-on-Sea
  • Map No. 169, Ipswich and the Naze, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000 including Harwich, Felixstowe, Clacton-on-Sea, Frinton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze, Brightlinsea, St. Osyth, Great Bentley, Thorpe-le-Soken, Weeley, Balls Green, Great Oakley, Wix, Manningtree, Ramsey, Brantham, Holbrook, Trimley St. Mary, Bawdsey, Kirton,... Read more
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  • Ashford and Romney Marsh, Rye and Folkestone
  • Map No. 189, Ashford and Romney Marsh, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Folkstone, Hythe, Rye, Winchelsea, Tenterden, Harrietsham, Challcock, Bossingham, Chilham, Bridge, Aylesham, Stelling Minnis, Lyminge, Lympne, Sellindge, Blissington, Brompley Green, Smarden, Bethersden, Wittersham, Brookland, Peasmarsh,... Read more
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  • East London, Billericay & Gravesend
  • Map No. 177, East London, in the waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, covering the eastern part of Greater London including Enfield, Edmonton, Tottenham, Hackney, Walthamstow, Chingwell, Chingford, Loughton, Dagenham, Barking, Greenwich, Lewisham, Bexley, Streatham, Bromley,... Read more
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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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  • Middlesbrough, Darlington and Hartlepool
  • Map No. 93, Middlesbrough, in the Ordnance Survey Landranger series at 1:50,000, including Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Bishop Auckland, Spennymoor, Brandon, Wheatley Hill, Hesleden, Trimdon, Hart, Sedgefield, Greatham, Mordon, Shildon, Newton Aycliffe, Stillington, Billingham, Walworth, Piercebridge, Sadberge, Hurworth-on-Tees,... Read more
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  • St. Moritz & The Engadine Valley Walking Tour
  • A self guided walking holiday in Switzerland's Engadine Valley. An easy walking tour through the beautiful Engadine Valley, visiting Switzerland’s first and only National Park, St. Moritz and the pretty alpine village of Pontresina. The alpine valley of the Engadine offers the perfect introduction to easy walking in Switzerland. Explore... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Self Guided Walking Tour of the Val d'Anniviers
  • A self-guided walking tour of Switzerland's Val d'Anniviers. Stretching south from Sierre in the Rhone Valley to the Matterhorn the Val d’Anniviers is filled with snow capped peaks, perfectly preserved alpine villages and wild flower filled meadows. This walk through the Val d’Anniviers follows the Tour of the Val d’Anniviers from Sierre to St... Read more
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  • Salzburg Lakes Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District in the Salzkammergut region near Salzburg. Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District in the Salzkammergut region near Salzburg. Wonderful mountain scenery, pretty villages and alpine lakeside walking make this a marvellous area in which to soak up the sights, relax and unwind. Visit Mozart’s... Read more
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  • Full Italian Via Francigena: Bourg St Pierre-Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour completing the full Italian stage of the Via Francigena from Bourg St Pierre to Rome. Pilgrims have been undertaking to walk the full Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome since the 8th Century, and it is one of Europe's great pilgrimages. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will start at the... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Stage 2: Pont St Martin to Garlasco
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena from the edge of the Aosta Valley through Piedmont and into Lombardy. This stage of the Via Francigena is full of contrasts, from the snow-capped Alps, to the cultivated hills around Vercelli, and beyond to the vast wide plains of the Po River Valley. Walking through three different regions... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Bernese Oberland: The Bear Trail Short Break
  • A short break walking adventure exploring the highlights of the Bernese Oberland. Walk beneath the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau as you explore the Bernese Oberland. Wengen, Grindelwald and Meiringen are your stops on the Bear Trail. This is one of Switzerland’s most popular trails, packed highlights as you walk the Kleine and Grosse Scheidegg, and... Read more
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  • The Dolomites of Val Badia Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The Val Badia will astonish you with breathtaking landscapes on this quintessential Dolomite walking tour. The Val Badia is one of the Ladin valleys located in the South Tyrol area of the Dolomites, an area famed for its alpine beauty and idyllic position at the foot of the Dolomites.This German-speaking part of Italy boasts exceptional... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Stage 3: Garlasco to Fidenza
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. Cross the fertile river plains of Lombardy and the vineyard-covered foothills of the Apennine Mountains within Emilia Romagna. Discover the exquisite towns of Pavia and Piacenza, both incredibly rich in cultural and artistic treasures. Begin your journey... Read more
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  • High Trails of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Trip
  • 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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  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 Classic
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  • Classic Tour du Mont Blanc Trek (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided walk following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Our Classic Tour du Mont Blanc starts and finishes in Les Houches and covers most of the TMB apart from the two sections in the Val Veni around Courmayeur and the section from Ferret to Champex in the Swiss Val Ferret. It includes the start through... Read more
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  • Complete Tour du Mont Blanc (Huts) Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided walk following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. The Complete Tour du Mont Blanc starts and finishes in Les Houches and covers every step of this classic Alpine trek through France, Italy and Switzerland. For the serious walker with a sense of aesthetic there really is no other option for the Tour... Read more
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  • Via Francigena: Stage 4: Fidenza to Aulla
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through the Apennine Mountains. This journey along the Via Francigena takes you through the Apennine Mountains, known as the “backbone of Italy” and from the region of Emilia Romagna into northern Tuscany. Originating in Fidenza, known for its duomo of pink stone, you cross the Cisa Pass and... 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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