Hiking

Hiking is one of life’s great pleasures. If you can wild or free camp in your motorhome or tent close to the hike start point and step out the next morning to a glorious view before heading off, that’s even better!  Click on the country and find a map with links to each hike.  

Hiking Trolltunga in Norway
Trolltunga Hike – Plan it Like a Pro

Trolltunga (literally Troll’s Tongue) is one of Norway’s iconic hikes. In an area of wild and dramatic outstanding natural beauty, hiking Trolltunga has to be on your Norway bucket list. Our Trolltunga hike guide has all the information and tips you need to tackle this epic hike.

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Covão dos Conchos Portugal
Covao Dos Conchos – Getting Up Close

The fascinating Covao dos Conchos, high in the Serra da Estrela natural park in Portugal is called the ‘eye’ by locals. This incredible man-made hole is actually a spillway and well worth the short hike to get up close to the mesmerising spectacle, set deep in the rugged Portuguese mountains. 

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A Seven Day Pyrenees Hiking Tour
A Seven Day Pyrenees Hiking Tour

If you love taking your holidays in mountains and walking, then head to the Pyrenees for some amazing hiking routes! The combination of clean air, spectacular views and well maintained trails make hiking the Pyrenees an absolute pleasure. We think these are amongst the best hikes in the Pyrenees.

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how to hike Monte Cofano
How to Hike Monte Cofano, Sicily

Possibly the most beautiful hike in Sicily! This gorgeous mix of mountain and coastal route is fabulous on a sunny day, the views across the Baia Santa Margherita and the Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano are spectacular. This hike is so versatile, you can traverse Monte Cofano, climb to the summit or both. Check out the post below for more details of how to hike Monte Cofano.

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Circo de Soaso via Faja de Pelay hike
How to Hike the Circo de Soaso via Faja Pelay – Ordesa Valley

If you’re looking for one of the best day hikes in the Spanish Pyrenees, then this is it! Hiking the spectacular Circo de Soaso and the Ordesa Valley via the famous Faja de Pelay offers steep switchbacks, undulating paths and valley floor woodland, all the while following the crystal clear waters of the tumbling Rio Arazes. The scenery is dramatic, the waterfalls breathtaking – you will not be disappointed!

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A Seven Day Pyrenees Hiking Tour
How to Hike Pic de Tentes & Port de Boucharo

The hike up the Pic du Tentes from the Col de Tentes, followed by an easy amble out to the Port de Boucharo, is perfect for day when your legs need a rest from the larger mountains. The views are incredible and Spain is so close you could just keep going….

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Hiking Cirque de Gavarnie France
Cirque de Gavarnie Hike – All You Need to Know

The Cirque de Gavarnie hike in the Pyrénées mountains of France is relatively easy and very family friendly. Much of this gentle route is within the Cirque, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the many waterfalls that cascade down the walls of the Cirque.

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