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.
This unique walking tour takes you to an undiscovered part of beautiful Western Slovenia. Fine food and wine are supplemented with breath-taking scenery, vast karst landscapes and natural wonders like the stunning Postojna Caves. The itinerary is suitable for walkers of average fitness level and families.
In the south-west of Turkey, along the Aegean coast, the Carian Trail leads through a fascinating coastal landscape. On our Carian Trail self guided walking holiday, you will experience a constant interplay of land and sea, thousand-metre-high cliffs and secluded bays inviting you for a swim, combined with the ruins of the ancient Carian civilization.
The Summits and Lakes of North Montenegro walking holiday features two of the most beautiful untouched natural environments in Europe, including the exquisite natural wonder of Biogradska Gora, a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, one of the last three primeval rainforests in Europe, and Durmitor National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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 Paradise. Finish your Bohemian Paradise holiday in Prague with plenty of time to get to know the City of a Hundred Spires.
This trip starts near Balea Lake, a picturesque glacial lake at just over 2,000 m. For a spectacular view of the Fagaras, you will hike to one of the highest peaks in Romania. For a glimpse into medieval Transylvania and its towns with narrow, winding streets, you take a stroll around the medieval towns of Sibiu and Brasov.
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.
Explore charming Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube, and the hidden beauty 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.
Our Trails of the Apuseni Mountains walking holiday will let you explore a world of deep forests and silky meadows, impressive gorges and canyons, majestic waterfalls and fascinating caves in the lesser known parts of the Carpathian Range.
Walk through the impressive Vikos Gorge, the deepest canyon in the world. Reach the alpine zone up to the beautiful Dragon Lake and enjoy the spectacular views, then descend the famous cobbled path of Scala Vradetou, built in the 18th century. Retreat every evening in elegant hand-picked stone mansions in the traditional villages along the route.
This is a self-guided walking holiday in the Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria, appropriate for novices to walking holidays and all those who enjoy their vacations at a slower pace. Visit the impressive Buinovo Gorge, then hike to the Eagle’s Eye viewing platform offering spectacular views of the Rhodopean Range.
This walking holiday along the Via Dinarica trail in Kosovo is a unique opportunity to explore one of the last hidden treasures of the European continent. The itinerary includes a climb to the top of Mount Gjeravica (the highest mountain in Kosovo) where you will have magnificent views of Montenegro and Albania. You will also enjoy short breaks in Prizren and Peja, two of the country’s oldest and most culturally diverse towns.