The Eurohike Trend Destinations 2022

These are the TOP destinations for your hiking holiday

The first weeks of this year are already over – a wonderful 2022 hiking year is still ahead of us. We asked ourselves which hiking destinations are particularly in demand in the new year and at the same time offer a soothing break away from the tourist crowds. Which hiking destinations stand out as popular holiday destinations in 2022 and score points with the crucial factors that are important for a successful active holiday: fantastic hiking paths, local safety in the holiday country, uncomplicated accessibility by car or plane and a wonderful combination of nature, culture and culinary delights. We take care of everything else and the perfect organisation of your timeout with our Eurohike WanderPlus including detailed travel documents, personal support on-site, professional luggage transfer and cosy hotels and accommodation.

Which hiking destinations are considered to be the absolute trend destinations in 2022? We asked our Eurohike travel specialists and give you the answers.

View of the hilly landscape of South Tyrol

Hiking travel trend 2022: South Tyrol

The beautiful South Tyrol has been considered by our guests as the absolute top travel destination for a hiking holiday in Italy for many years. The hiking tour from Meran to Lake Garda and the hiking tour along the South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail offer a wonderful time in the nature of South Tyrol. Furthermore, South Tyrol is an ideal destination for hiking holidays with children or hiking with dogs. Perfect prospects for a multifaceted and soothing break according to your individual wishes. South Tyrol is therefore one of our top 2022 hiking travel trends.

Hiking travel trend 2022: Southern and Central Germany

Hiker with view onto castle Katz


Germany is considered one of the top hiking travel destinations among our guests. A hiking holiday in the beautiful regions of Rhineland-Palatinate or in Bavaria offers a wonderful combination of nature and amazing experiences off the beaten track. On the hiking tour Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - Koblenz, 8 days you will experience the award-winning premium hiking trail in central Germany by foot. Our new hiking tour Best of Moselsteig, 10 days, promises an equally varied break. Our hiking tour from Lake Königssee to Lake Chiemsee has been considered an absolute hiking classic in Bavaria for many years and offers a wonderful active holiday experience while hiking in the Alpine region.

  • Our four-week Alpine crossing by Eurohike from Garmisch to Venice is considered the absolute top 2022 hiking tour trend. A hiking holiday that consists of four independent, but directly interconnecting tours.
Hiker with panoramic view of lake Attersee

Hiking travel trend 2022: Salzkammergut

There are also plenty of active adventures to be had in the hiking country of Austria. Hardly any other destination offers such a wealth of variety, both on the fantastic hiking paths and off. The best in active enjoyment, nature and culinary delights in the Salzkammergut is offered by the Ten Lakes Trekking Tour, 10 days and the hiking tour Alpine Pasture Hike in the Salzkammergut. The hiking holiday along the Lechweg-Path, 10 days leads from Vorarlberg via Tyrol to Bavaria. This cross-border hiking trail provides 125 kilometres of hiking fun and happiness in green nature. One thing is quite clear, in 2022 Austria is once again one of the top hiking travel trends.

Boat tour in the bay from Kotor to Perast

More hiking travel trends 2022: Montenegro

A real insider tip and 2022 hiking travel trend is our hiking tour in Montenegro. The stages lead through the wild beauty of the multifaceted landscape, which lies directly on the Mediterranean Sea on the southern Balkan island. The parliamentary Republic of Montenegro is home to five national parks. Starting in Zabljak, the route leads by foot along good hiking and high-altitude paths through the Biogradska gora National Park, the last primeval forest in Europe. After six hiking stages, you will reach your final destination, the Mediterranean harbour town of Kotor. Experience a special timeout in nature and discover the culture and culinary delights, as well as the warm hospitality of the Montenegrins. 

View down to Pt. Soller while hiking

More hiking travel trends in 2022: Island and coastal hiking

A few special destinations also stand out as 2022 hiking travel trends in our southern destinations. Very popular among our walking guests is island hiking and coastal hiking in the Mediterranean regions. On the road on the dreamlike hiking trails of Mallorca you are on our new hiking tour Mallorca‘s West Coast with Charm with the extra of comfort and enjoyment. Our hiking holiday around Madeira offers even more exoticism. With every step you take, you immerse yourself even further in the island paradise in the Atlantic. A real insider tip among our island tours is the mountain hiking tour El Hierro. Hiking in a very untouched landscape far away from the tourist crowds is guaranteed here. Even more coastal adventure is offered by the hiking tour Algarve Hiking Rally and the hiking tour Algarve Coastal Walk.

Our conclusion

Variety is once again guaranteed in the 2022 hiking year. Our selected hiking travel trends offer a wonderful combination of active exercise and soothing relaxation in nature from South Tyrol, the beautiful regions in Germany, Austria, Montenegro, as well as island hiking and coastal hiking on the Balearic Islands, Canaries or in Portugal.