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 in France

Motorhome Hiking
Hiking Sentier du Littoral, Bidart, Aquitaine

The Sentier du Littoral from Bidart to Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a wonderful and family friendly hike along well-maintained and undulating coastal paths. You will be treated to amazing views of the mighty Atlantic and the mystical La Rhune mountain.

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Hiking Vallee de Gaube, Haute Pyrenees

Hiking Vallee de Gaube in the French Pyrenees is spectacular and breathtaking.  A truly beautiful hike, taking in Lac de Gaube and the surrounding Vallee,  you will want to stop often to marvel at mother nature, the scenery and waterfalls.

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Hiking Cirque de Gavarnie, Haute Pyrenees
Hiking Cirque de Gavarnie, Haute Pyrenees

Hiking Cirque de Gavarnie is relatively easy and very family friendly. Much of this hike is within the Cirque, along level paths and across meadows, affording spectacular views of the many waterfalls that cascade down the walls of the Cirque.

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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.

Hiking in Spain

Hiking Circo de Soasa, Pyrenees
Hiking Circo de Soaso, Spanish Pyrenees

Hiking Circo de Souso in the Spanish Pyrenees can be as challenging as you wish, depending on the route. This is a varied hike involving switchbacks, undulating paths and valley floor woodland, all the while following the stunning Arazes River. The scenery is dramatic, the waterfalls breathtaking; you will not be disappointed!

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Hiking Colada de la Costa, Tarifa

Hiking Colada de la Costa is fascinating, with stunning rock pools and beaches along the coastal route. The view across the Straits of Gibraltar to the African continent is stunning and on a clear day, really detailed.

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hiking Monte Bujeo, Tarifa
Hiking Monte Bujeo, Tarifa

Hiking Monte Bujeo, Tarifa gifts you truly majestic views across the Straits of Gibraltar to Morocco and Jebel Musa, an 842m mountain peak known as the southern pillar of Hercules.

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Hiking Poqueira Gorge, Sierra Nevada
Hiking Poqueira Gorge, Sierra Nevada

Hiking Poqueira Gorge is one of the classic Sierra Nevada hikes, through the high Alpujarra and surrounding villages, with the mighty and dramatic, often snow covered, Mulhacén visible in the distance.

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Motorhome Hiking
Hiking Siete Lagunas, Sierra Nevada

Hiking Siete Lagunas, Sierra Nevada is a tough all-day hike with spectacular views and a steep uphill from the start. This is a rewarding hike with the stunning lakes at the halfway point before you descend and head home.

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A Seven Day Motorhome Tour of the Pyrenees
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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We barely scratched the surface of Spain’s hiking opportunity, these 15 extraordinary hikes in Spain will give you lots more ideas and inspiration

Hiking in Portugal

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Hiking Monte de Foia, Serra Monchique, Portugal

Hiking Monte de Foia in the Sierra Montchique is a peaceful and solitary experience.  This unspoilt corner of Portugal’s Algarve is beautiful and offers amazing views of the coast.  The via Algarviana hiking trail intersects with Monte de Foia, if you want to explore further.

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Hiking Rota Vicentina, Carrapateira, Algarve

Hiking the Rota Vicentina (also known as the Fisherman’s Trail) from Carrapateira, Algarve will leave your jaw dropping as you watch the huge Atlantic rollers crashing against incredible rock formations and cliffs.   A dramatic and varied hike taking in cliffs, beaches and grassy tracks, this is one not to be missed!

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Hiking in Italy

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.

Hiking in Norway

How to Hike Trolltunga (From a Motorhome)

How to Hike Trolltunga (From a Motorhome)

Trolltunga (literally Troll’s Tongue) is one of Norway’s iconic (and let’s not deny it, Instagrammable) hikes. Trolltunga is in the Hardangerfjord region of Norway, with the fjord itself being the fourth longest in the world and the second longest in Norway. The region is also home to the Folgefonna glacier and the Vøringsfossen waterfall; it is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a hub of Nordic activity. Hiking Trolltunga (from a motorhome) has to be on your Norway bucket list, we’ll show you how!

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