Best Hiking Trails in Europe

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If you want to do something different then take a look at these hiking trails which can be found around Europe. A lot of these trails are found in hot areas so it will be a good idea to go prepared. Another thing many people will need to keep an eye out for is backpacker insurance. With the large number of backpackers that are around today there is a considerable chance that you may get something stolen. If you have insurance to cover it then you will be able to rest a little easier in knowing that you can get the money back.

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Camino Frances, Spain

Known as the Camino de Santiago this trail was traditionally a pilgrimage also called the Way of St James. The Camino itself began at different points around the country but all trails had one ultimate goal. This was to reach the city of Santiago de Compostela. Camino Frances is the most popular of these routes. The entire walk takes a month to do.

Kastelli Kissamos, Crete

If you decide to stay in the far northern part of Crete then there will be several hiking trails that you can choose from. There are plenty of deserted paths along the coast, grave yards a little olive groves everywhere. When you decide to go on this journey there will be a range of different duration times. It all depends on what you are looking for.

Tuscany, Italy

There are several villages in Tuscany called San Gimignano, Colle di Val d’Elsa and Strove. Here you will be able to enjoy a number of walks that only last about a day. If you are looking to just get out and enjoy some of the fresh air then this is all you need to do.

Kerry, Ireland

MacGillicuddy’s Reeks is a mountainous landscape located in Kerry, Ireland. The landscape is somewhat wet and a little bit eerie, but it still offers a great landscape to enjoy. This area is also located near the sea so you will even be able to walk along the beach. It is a good idea to bring a few extra supplies with you as well. These include rain jackets or umbrellas.

Lake District, Austria

If you want to explore the Lake District in Austria then it is a good idea to head off to Hallstatt. There are small villages and narrow footpaths winding around the area where you will be able to get lost and enjoy the different types of landscape. Those who have seen The Sound of Music are going to find the surroundings here very familiar.

Overall these trails will help to provide you with a unique sense of what Europe is really like. You will be able to explore the nature of the continent. If you decide to go on several short hiking trails then you will be able to see the true diversity that is available here. In order to travel between the different countries it is also a good idea to see if you can get a rail pass. Using a rail pass is going to save you money on the train tickets that you buy. As well as this you will be able to get from one country to the other quite easily.