This popular hiking tour takes you on a walk around the southeastern section of the Julian Alps. The trails leads through bucolic valleys, across green plateaus, over high passes, along hidden paths of sparsely populated areas, through small tourist centres on the outskirts of the mountains. It follows the Sava, Bača, and Tolminka rivers. Throughout most of the hike, Slovenia’s highest mountain Triglav is visible from all sides. Along the way, you will discover the history of ironworks in Slovenia, get to know the homes of the great Slovenian writers and poets and learn about the importance of beekeeping in the past and today. You will get to meet ordinary people who live on secluded farms, meet cheesemakers who create their own products. Those interested in history will enjoy learning about major events here in the First and Second World War.
A walking holiday in the heart of the Julian Alps and along its mountain ridges. This is a stunning mountain hike, taking you through breathtaking alpine scenery and its many attractions, including Lakes Bled & Bohinj. Walk among the peaks of the Triglav National Park, and hike to the highest Slovene mountain, Triglav. Stay in alpine mountain huts and enjoy scenic view from your Bled hotel. Visit seven Triglav lakes and take a refreshing dip in Lake Bohinj.
Hiking in Slovenia, western part. A collection of different grade walks, from medium to hard, it features walks along mountain ridges, meadows and valley floors, slowly descending from north to south. This is a very picturesque alpine trail with stunning views at every turn, and is suitable for experienced walkers with appropriate equipment. Walk highlights include panoramic views from Vrsic mountain pass to the heart of the Julian Alps and a hike along one of the world’s most beautiful rivers, the Soca River. Visit two waterfalls in one day – Virje Waterfall and the mighty Boka Waterfall and visit WWW1 fortifications at the Isonzo front. Finally, a stop in Italy in the oldest pilgrimage town of the region, Castelmonte.
The Lakes and Valleys Walking Tour takes you through glorious alpine scenery and panoramic vistas. The highlights of this walk are the famous Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj along with Mount. Triglav National Park. The perfect mountain tour for lovers of stunning mountain vistas and enchanting valleys. Tour highlights include hiking through lush alpine valleys, wildflower strewn meadows and pastures and deep canyons carved by mountain rivers.
This fabulous hiking tour takes you on a trek around the northwestern section of the Julian Alps. Mountain lovers will be enthralled by the stunning alpine scenery, and history lovers will enjoy learning about major events that took place here in the First and Second World War. Trails will take you along mountain ridges, meadows and valley floors, slowly moving from east to west. Walk highlights include a walk through the stunning Tolmin gorge and deep canyons with thundering rapids. Listen to the sound of the mighty Boka Waterfall and swim in crystal clear alpine lakes. Not to miss a visit to the WW1 fortifications at the Isonzo front.
While the Alpine Rhine forms the country’s border with Switzerland in the west, steep peaks seal off the principality in the east. At first glance, Liechtenstein may seem very miniature, but the small country counts more than 30 mountain peaks, making it a true hiker’s paradise. Along the way, you’ll discover sparkling mountain lakes, follow narrow high-altitude trails up to the highest peaks in the country, and visit charming alpine and mountain cabins. The eponymous capital and prince‘s seat is the starting point of this hiking trip, which promises a surprisingly diverse stay in the midst of a magnificent mountain world.
The Etruscan coast – as the region is called between Pisa and Piombino – not only offers on top of stupendous coastal sections, cultural highlights and villages worth visiting, also a marvelous hiking area. Varied hiking tours both inland and on the coast make this holiday an experience. The routes lead you through pine groves and deciduous forest, Mediterranean macchia as well as via wild high plateaus and white sandy beaches. En route you always have the option of jumping into the cool water and linger a bit in the sunny bays. You spend the nights in Pisa and in lovely coastal towns, where you can truly relax after each hiking tour or explore the historic center. The ferry takes you across to Elba, the island with the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean, enchanting diversity of vegetation and amazing hiking paths. Here you spend two days on the sea and enjoy coastal walking at its best.
Mallorca’s mountains make hikers’ hearts leap for joy, especially if it is all about the long distance hiking path GR221. It leads across the entire island from the north to the southeast and combines all highlights which constitute hiking on Mallorca. Views onto/from the coast you cannot get enough of, the alpine like Tramuntana Mountains, in between the two reservoirs, where Mallorca’s highest mountain is reflected in the water, or the citrus fruit in the idyllic Sóller valley, where you can smell spring already from a distance. Coastal villages such as Deià and Valldemossa are also located en route as well as monasteries, extensive country estates, fincas and renowned coastal towns such as Pt. Andratx. Fragrant macchia, evergreen and holly oak forests providing shade, inquisitive sheep and mountain goats accompany you along the route of the dry-stone walls, which are definitely going to fascinate you.
Alsace is a land of castles. From the north to the south of the Vosges Massif, a hundred stone sentinels watch over the plain. So many witnesses of a thousand year old history that we suggest you discover thanks to our hiking trip. This escapade in the Vosges du Nord Regional Nature Park, classified as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, will give you a range of new sensations. At the bend of shaded paths, you will discover ancient churches, castles, military remains of the Maginot Line, sandstone peaks covered with magnificent forests of fir, beech or pine, and charming little villages, with their crystal artisans or stonecutters. It is in this harmonious landscape that the spire of the Strasbourg cathedral can be seen in the distance. Highlights include the cities of Wissembourg and Saverne and the numerous castles, beautiful villages and landscapes of the regional Park of the North.
From the vineyards to the Vosges summits, you will hike in total freedom on paths that cross the Ballons des Vosges Regional Nature Park. The hundred year old castles offer from their sandstone promontories many surprising panoramas on the plain of Alsace and the Black Forest Mountains. These troglodytic fortresses tell you the tumultuous history of this region between the 12th and 18th centuries. Highlights include visiting the cities of Eguisheim and Munster, numerous castles and beautiful villages on the wine route and beautiful well marked trails.