10 Of The Best Hiking Routes Across Europe

10 Of The Best Walking Routes Across Europe (PICTURES)

Perhaps the most glorious hike in Switzerland is the ridge walk from Schynige Platte to First, high above Interlaken in the Berner Oberland.

Perhaps the most glorious hike in Switzerland is the ridge walk from Schynige Platte to First, high above Interlaken in the Berner Oberland.

Jungfrau, Swiss Alps - This is one of the most known summits in the Bernese Alps and lies between the cities of Bern and Valais. Vacationers can take a train ride through the area to take in the breathtaking sites that this mountain has to offer. The ride is inexpensive and well worth it. This region is also spectacular for climbers. (https://www.facebook.com/TravelingWarrior) #Bern #Switzerland #Alps

Jungfrau, Swiss Alps - This is one of the most known summits in the Bernese Alps and lies between the cities of Bern and Valais. Vacationers can take a train ride through the area to take in the breathtaking sites that this mountain has to offer. The ride is inexpensive and well worth it. This region is also spectacular for climbers. (https://www.facebook.com/TravelingWarrior) #Bern #Switzerland #Alps

Experience the Flåm Railway - an incredible train journey from Flåm , situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, up to the mountain station at Myrdal on the Oslo -Bergen Railway. Nowhere in the world is there an adhesion-type railway on normal tracks with a steeper climb. Almost 80 % of the line has a gradient 0f 5,5 % or 1 meter in 18!

Experience the Flåm Railway - an incredible train journey from Flåm , situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, up to the mountain station at Myrdal on the Oslo -Bergen Railway. Nowhere in the world is there an adhesion-type railway on normal tracks with a steeper climb. Almost 80 % of the line has a gradient 0f 5,5 % or 1 meter in 18!

Berchtesgaden National Park – Germany While Berchtesgaden’s biggest draw is Hitler’s mountain residence, the Eagle’s Nest, it shouldn’t be forgotten that there’s also some of the best hiking in the Bavarian Alps to be had here too. Hiking up to the karst plateau of Steinernes Meer (or ‘Stone Sea’), you can enjoy breathtaking views of elongated Königsee below as well as views of the Austrian Alps on three sides.

Berchtesgaden National Park – Germany While Berchtesgaden’s biggest draw is Hitler’s mountain residence, the Eagle’s Nest, it shouldn’t be forgotten that there’s also some of the best hiking in the Bavarian Alps to be had here too. Hiking up to the karst plateau of Steinernes Meer (or ‘Stone Sea’), you can enjoy breathtaking views of elongated Königsee below as well as views of the Austrian Alps on three sides.

1. Inca Trail Location: Peru Distance: 26 miles Time: 4 days Best Time to Go: May to September One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail takes you through 26 miles of grueling inclines and declines. You get a chance to explore ruins, jungle, and beautiful mountain scenery, and of course, end the hike at Machu Picchu.

25 Best Hikes in the World to Put on Your Bucket List

1. Inca Trail Location: Peru Distance: 26 miles Time: 4 days Best Time to Go: May to September One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail takes you through 26 miles of grueling inclines and declines. You get a chance to explore ruins, jungle, and beautiful mountain scenery, and of course, end the hike at Machu Picchu.

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