When considering an active holiday destination that boasts a diverse range of high-quality hiking trails catering to hiking enthusiasts and alpine trekkers, Germany stands out as an ideal choice.
Germany offers an array of opportunities for both leisurely strolls and challenging mountain experiences, all easily accessible from renowned cities like Munich or Frankfurt. From the northern and central regions to the foothills of the Alps and the Bavarian Alps, a tapestry of walking trails caters to enthusiasts and beginners alike.
In Germany, hiking enthusiasts can explore an extensive network of trails that wind through captivating landscapes. From serene paths meandering through lush forests and rolling hills to more challenging routes leading to panoramic alpine vistas, there is an option for every preference.
Numerous hiking regions have high-quality trails and the accommodation is excellent as well with fantastic places to stay after a long day walking out on popular routes such as the Rheinsteig and Moselsteig.
A landscape that could hardly be more diverse! The north of Germany does not only glisten with long, white sandy beaches, you can also hike through dense forests, along rugged cliffs and use the seaside promenades in the evening.
Explore the famous pearl of the Baltic Sea on the Rügen Island tour and take beautiful photos of lonely lighthouses and the impressive chalk coast along the way. Or you can explore the famous Baltic Sea resorts with sand under your hiking boots and the sea breeze in the air.
Even the Romans appreciated the area around the Rhine and Moselle in their era. The fertile soil provided everything the vines needed to grow. The quality of the grape harvest from the vines along the riverbanks means that it is still regarded as Germany's number one wine region.
The wine varieties from this region are also appreciated worldwide. This is the terrain that you'll walk on during your walking holiday.
Did you know that there are numerous swimming opportunities in the beautiful lakes with the scenic charm of the foothills of the Alps? Southern Germany also offers many interesting cultural highlights such as the historical treasures of the Celts and Romans in the Altmühltal on the Altmühltal Panoramaweg.
Like King Ludwig II in that era, we too fall in love with the region from Munich to the Allgäu and the fairytale paths along the King Ludwig Way. Impressive views of the Austrian and Swiss Alps await you in Bavaria.
Hike from the Königssee to the Chiemsee, on the Salzalpensteig 1 or through typical Bavarian lush alpine meadows that you will find everywhere. Get a taste of the mountains around Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze, on the hiking tour around the Zugspitze.