As a result of years of meticulous research and walking in different parts of Europe, we have identified these hidden gems which offer some idyllic off-the-beaten-track walking experiences, right at your doorstep.
The Transcaucasian Trail is becoming a world-class, long-distance hiking trail, following the Greater and Lesser Caucasus Mountains and connecting several national parks in the region. The walks are first-class and the views are always spectacular in Tusheti, where the landscape is dominated by snow-capped mountains and wide valleys dotted with ancient villages and medieval defensive towers.
The Judaean Mountains is a mountain range in Israel, where Jerusalem and several other biblical cities are located. The trip follows the Judean Hills route to Jerusalem while discovering natural scenery and ancient sites and offers first-hand encounters with the diverse and friendly local communities.
The Elbe Sandstone Mountains are one of the most beautiful regions in Germany, located just a few miles from Dresden. They were named by two Swiss painters who were impressed by the similarity of the area to the landscapes of their own country. You will see bizarre rock formations, walk through ancient woods and picturesque valleys alongside the winding Elbe River.
The Giant Mountains offer great hiking opportunities in the heart of Old Europe, beautiful alpine meadows, bare ridges, picturesque waterfalls and fairy-tale villages. And maybe you will have a chance to meet the mischievous but friendly guardian goblin Krkonos (Rubezahl) himself! Your holiday will end in Prague with plenty of time to take in this beautiful city.
This is the guided version of our Transcaucasian Trail itinerary in Tusheti, Georgia. The trail is becoming a world-class, long-distance hiking path, following the Greater and Lesser Caucasus Mountains and connecting roughly two dozen national parks and protected areas in the region. The walks are first-class and the views are always spectacular in Tusheti, where the landscape is dominated by snow-capped mountains and wide valleys dotted with ancient villages and medieval defensive towers.
Explore the highest part of the mighty Carpathians, the High Tatras. The High Tatras Complete self guided walking holiday in Poland and Slovakia runs through breathtaking mountains, small villages and towns located in picturesque valleys. Accommodation is in high quality 3 and 4-star hotels.
Take a walk through the narrow corridors of “rock cities”, exciting rock labyrinths, and splendid viewpoints. Explore castles, ancient ruins, waterfalls, and stunning rock phenomena. Visit Trosky Castle – the symbol of the Bohemian Paradis. Finish your Bohemian Paradise holiday in Prague with plenty of time to get to know the City of a Hundred Spires.
A self-guided holiday in the mighty Carpathian Mountains and their highest part – the Tatras. This tour runs through villages and towns located in picturesque valleys and dales, follows the Dunajec mountain river, and includes two National Parks and three UNESCO sites, including the magnificent Krakow.
This walking holiday will take you through the highlights of Ukrainian Carpathians, including three mountain ranges – Gorgany Nature Reserve, Svydovets range and Chornohora range. Ukraine’s Carpathians are among the least explored mountains in Europe and offer spectacular views, traditional villages, and the friendliness of the Hutsul people.
A self-guided walking holiday in beautiful Hungary. Explore charming Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube, and the hidden gem of the Western Carpathians. Mountainous and forested, Bükk National Park offers miles of well-maintained hiking trails, impressive limestone mountains and caves, historic castles, quiet villages and friendly people.