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The Eurohike season review 2022

Your most popular hiking tours at a glance
Hikers with a view of Katz Castle

This year has shown once again that being active in the fresh air has a very special appeal. Numerous hiking guests have explored the most beautiful hiking paths in Europe – at their own pace and according to their personal requirements. All the better that our walking tours with luggage transfer are divided into four levels of hiking and can be experienced by all all hikers regardless of their level – from moderate walking, to mountain hiking all the way to trekking.

We at Eurohike have taken a detailed look at which hiking holidays & active travel destinations were particularly popular in 2022 and present them to you on our HikingBlog. Maybe there is one or the other tour that you would like to experience in the 2024 hiking season? In any case, we are looking forward to providing wonderful active moments again next year in the perfectly organised hiking holiday. 

Hikers with a view of Katz Castle

Island Hiking as a popular active type of travel in 2022

Numerous active guests were able to experiece for themselves how marvellous hiking on the most beautiful islands in Europe is this year. The mild climate and the soothing rays of sunshine, the natural Mediterranean sceneries and the fresh sea breeze – these are the ingredients from which our self-guided island hiking tours are made. The Balearic island of Mallorca has been a top travel destination for sun-seeking hikers for many years. No wonder, since the island in the Mediterranean not only offers well-developed hiking trails and varied routes, but also provides the perfect time-out in the South every year featuring stupendous nature and marvellous culinary delights.

Just as spectacular and a little further South is another popular travel destination for our hiking guests – the exotic flower island of Madeira. A total of 1000 kilometres away from mainland Europe, this Portuguese island world is a true paradise for all active travellers who appreciate hiking in the mountains amidst an extraordinarily diverse flora and fauna. Added to this are the hospitable locals and the delicious island cuisine, which harmoniously round off the hiking adventure. From Madeira to Mallorca – island hiking will be the absolute top hiking trend in 2022.

The most popular loop tours in 2022

What actually is a circular tour? These hiking holidays lead back to the starting point of your tour over several, varied intermediate stages. We are now presenting two particularly popular circular tours. The hiking holiday Bavarian & Salzburg Alps, 8 days is one of the most booked circular hiking tours in 2022. Starting from Schönau on Lake Königsse, located in the Upper Bavarian Berchtesgadener Land, the mountain hiking tour leads to the Berchtesgaden National Park, to Dienten at Mount Hochkönig, Mühlbach and via Werfen and Golling respectively, to Lake Königssee. No wonder that this varied tour is so popular, because here you can experience the best of alpine enjoyment, mountain panoramas and the only German national park in the Alps up close.

Last year a circular tour in Italy was also one of the most popular active tours of Eurohike: Walking holidays in Piedmont, 8 days. An active holiday for real wine lovers and connoisseurs. Along the route from Alba to Cravanzana, Bossolasco, Serralunga d'Alba, Barolo and back to Alba, our hiking guests thoroughly enjoyed the culinary delights of the region and the picturesque hiking trails. Did you know that the world’s most expensive wines mature here? You can try these and other fine wines in the historic vinotheques in the Piedmont.

  • Here you will find an overview of all loop tours in Europe.

The top distance tours in 2022

Experience a different stage every day, hike the most beautiful hiking trails and reach a new day finish at the end of each hiking stage – you experience this special feature on our individual distance tours. During these varied hiking holidays, the starting point, intermediate day finishes and final destination are different. Particularly popular among the Eurohike holidays in 2022 was the walking holiday Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - Koblenz, 8 days, as well as our short hiking holiday Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - St. Goarshausen, 5 days. Along this premium hiking trail in Rhineland-Palatinate, your excellent hiking adventure is also guaranteed for the new hiking season of 2023.

Bestsellers of our distance tours in Italy were our hiking holiday from Meran to Lake Garda, 8 days, as well as the hiking tour from Meran to Lake Garda with Charm, 8 days. The route leads through picturesque vineyards, historic castles and impressive natural scenery from South Tyrol to Trentino on nice hiking paths and along irrigation channels as well as beautiful forest roads and hiking trails. Due to the good condition of the path, this tour is also ideal for a hiking holidays with a dog. Last year, numerous active two- and four-legged friends experienced a particularly nice break between Meran and Lake Garda.

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