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.  

Pyrenees Hiking

Our Top Five Pyrenees Hikes

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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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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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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If you love the look of all these hikes, why not take a Pyrenees hiking tour and road trip?  We share all the top tips, road trip routes and directions for these quintessential Pyrenees hikes, including ideas about where to stay and what to do on your off days!

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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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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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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Morocco Sahara Desert
How to Go to Morocco & Visit the Sahara Desert

If you are going to Morocco, visiting the Sahara Desert should be at the top of your bucket list. The total tranquility and infinite beauty of the rose gold dunes is like nothing else on earth. Being there as the sun rises on the day or sinks into the horizon is one of life’s great privileges. Find out all you need to know about visiting Morocco desert here.

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How to Live the Van Life in Tarifa, Spain

Tarifa, Spain is one of our favourite places for vanlife.  Why? Hiking, cycling, kite surfing, incredible beaches and views, all with the sun shining down on us!  If you’re an active and adventure seeking vanlifer, then Tarifa, Spain is for you!

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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 Visit Flam in a Motorhome
All the Best Things To Do in Flåm in the Summer

Flåm is a small village situated in Western Norway, surrounded by steep mountains, thundering waterfalls, fjords and truly spectacular scenery. Flåm sits at the top of the Aurlandsfjord, a branch of the vast Sognefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a perfect stop in any motorhome tour of Norway as there is so much to do and see. How to visit Flåm in a motorhome will give you all the information you need to have an incredible stay.

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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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