Wednesday, February 27, 2008

5 of the Best Walks in Europe

... at least the ones I would like to try.
st magdalena, italy, dolomitesSt Magdalena
Photo by gptwisted on Flickr

- Alpe di Siusi in the Dolomites between Val di Fassa and Val Gardena (many day hikes)

alpine pass route, switzerlandAlpine Pass Route
Photo by Clare and Ben on Flickr

- Alpine Pass Route from Sargans to Montreux (350km/220 miles)

hardanger, norwayHardanger, Norway
Photo by Skygge on Flickr

- Hardanger Plateau DNT Trail from peak to fjord (5-7 day hike)

west highland way, scotlandWest Highland Way
Photo by Jawcey on Flickr

- West Highland Way from Milngavie to Fort William (152km/95 miles)

coast to coast walk, englandCoast to Coast Walk
Photo by Slainte74 on Flickr

- Coast to Coast Walk (C2C) from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay (304km/190 miles)

There are also 11 European long distance paths maintained by the European Ramblers Association. Most of those trails are made up of several GR paths, especially in France, Belgium and Spain.

If you have other recommendations, please share them in the comments.

Related posts:
Tails from Trails: The Big Walk is about one couple's walk from Spain to Turkey.
Tails from Trails: Britain's End to End Walk about a man's walk from Land's End in England to John o'Groats in Scotland