Hiking tours in autumn

THE GOLDEN SEASON AS A HIGHLIGHT OF THE HIKING YEAR

When Mother Nature dresses in her most beautiful colours, the landscapes are characterised by a unique gold tone and our forests and meadows shine, then the time has come – the best time to take a hiking holiday. Hardly any other season offers such ideal conditions for a successful break in nature as autumn. Stable weather, sunny autumn days and a pleasant hiking climate promise good prospects for your well-deserved active holiday. Because hiking is never better than in the golden season.

Hiking with view to the Leoganger Steinberge

Walking with the colours of autumn

After a hot summer there is nothing better than a mild autumn day, which could hardly be more perfect for spending some active hours in nature. The landscape is bathed in the warmest colours and you listen to the rustling of leaves and the crackle of the forest floor underfoot – autumn, a true spectacle. Enjoy the special features of this season on a hiking holiday in Austria, Germany, Italy or Mallorca. We have summarised the autumn classics for your active holiday at a glance.

Our most beautiful hiking tours in golden autumn

Weissenkirchen in Wachau

Autumn hiking in the Wachau

Autumn in Austria is a real gem for hikers and nature lovers. Although the splendour of colour already shows something special in spring and summer, in autumn it becomes a true natural spectacle. Hike along the most beautiful routes and recharge your batteries before the cooler season comes knocking.

Wachau World Heritage Trail

The picturesque Wachau is where wine meets culture and nature and the Danube is a bit more beautiful than anywhere else. On our hiking tours you can explore the long-distance hiking trail ‘Wachau World Heritage Trail’ through the vineyards and along the ridges of the Danube Valley.

Wachau World Heritage Trail with charm

Varied hiking routes and fantastic panoramic views of the characteristic wine terraces, apricot groves and the imposing Danube are your companions on our hiking tour Wachau World Heritage Trail with charm. Experience pure enjoyment and active relaxation in the wonderful Wachau.

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World Heritage Trail Wachau

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World Heritage Trail Wachau with Charm

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Hiker with lake view on the Tauplitzalm

Autumn hiking in the Salzkammergut

The best of three federal states: You can experience cross-state hiking in the beautiful Salzkammergut, because the region extends across Salzburg, Upper Austria and Styria. On our Eurohike hiking tours you march along the most beautiful landscapes in autumn and enjoy your individual active holiday at one of 80 idyllic lakes, on an original alpine pasture and at incomparable natural sites.

Alpine pasture hiking in the Salzkammergut

Enjoyment, active experiences and picture-perfect panoramas: In autumn, a real paradise for connoisseurs and hiking fans awaits you, both in terms of landscape and cuisine. Experience the region from its most wonderful side on your eight-day hiking trip along the most beautiful alpine pastures.

Alp hiking in the Salzkammergut – short holiday

Quaint alpine huts, delicious food with products from the region and an active experience in nature is what you are looking for on your next autumn holiday? Then you are in the right place when hiking in the beautiful Salzkammergut. And if you only have a few days off – on our short holiday you will also find well-deserved rest in five days. Please contact our Eurohike team for more information about the short holiday on alm hiking in the Salzkammergut.

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Alpine Pasture Hike in the Salzkammergut

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Hiking panorama on the Millstättersee

Autumn hiking in Carinthia

Travelling on our hiking trips in the sunniest state in Austria you will meet the Carinthian mountains and lakes. The region enchants with a southern flair and relaxed atmosphere. Carinthia shows a particularly beautiful side in autumn and a hiking holiday is not only a pleasure for the eye, your palate is also spoiled by delicious regional delicacies.

Carinthian mountains and lakes

When autumn arrives in Carinthia’s mountains and lakes – then the ideal hiking season has arrived. An autumnal rustling of leaves and crackling on the forest floor accompanies you on beautiful hiking trails, while you enjoy fantastic views of Carinthia’s lake paradise and mountain panoramas.

Carinthian mountains and lakes – short break

A well-deserved break in autumn is good before the cooler months move in. Treat yourself and enjoy Carinthia’s mountains and lakes on a short break. Because just a few days off from everyday life are a blessing for body and mind. Please get in touch with our Eurohike team and find out more about the short 4-day-break in the Carinthian mountains and lakes.

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Austria

Carinthian Mountains & Lakes

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Hiking tour on moutain Wendelstein with mountain view and flowers

Autumn hiking in the Munich mountains and lakes

The Alpine foothills in Germany offer a true variety of hiking highlights. From calm lake areas with swimming opportunities to mountain and hill landscapes including authentic alpine pastures. But when nature shows itself in its finest colours in autumn, a hiking holiday with Eurohike in the Bavarian Alpine foothills really becomes an unforgettable experience.

King-Ludwig-Way

You feel like you are in a fairy tale on the popular King-Ludwig-Way, because the hiking tour takes you directly to the places where the popular nobleman and fairytale king, King Ludwig II, left his mark. Autumn, the golden season, is the ideal season for this hiking tour and you can walk from Bernried at Lake Starnberg to Füssen in eight days. A shorter hiking tour starts in Peiting and takes you on easy hiking trails to Füssen in five days.

Munich – Garmisch

Spectacular waterfalls, idyllic streams and dreamlike lakes meet tranquil villages, rustic mountain huts and authentic classics of Bavarian cuisine. This hiking holiday in Bavaria promises full enjoyment combined with a real active experience for every hiking fan.

  • Here you can find more information about the hiking trip from Munich to Garmisch, 8 days and for both short-break options from Munich to Garmisch, 6 days and from Munich to Garmisch, 4 days kindly contact our Eurohike team.

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King-Ludwig-Way

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From Munich to Garmisch

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Hiking with view onto vineyards and river Rhine

Autumn hiking on the Rhine

Autumn views on the Rhine, one of the most important waterways in Europe and a real hiking paradise. In the middle of Germany, fabulous views await as far as the eye can see, lots of history and culture, as well as fabulous moments of indulgence. There’s a reason why the Rheinsteig is considered Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail.

Rheinsteig: Rüdesheim – St. Goarshausen

At no other time of the year is the Rheinsteig so easy to hike as in autumn. On the hiking trip, your route takes you in four or five days on dreamy winegrower trails and lonely hiking trails through the Middle Rhine Valley from Rüdesheim to St. Goarshausen and you will experience the real Rhine romance.

Rheinsteig: Rüdesheim – Koblenz

On the stage at the Rheinsteig from Rüdesheim to Koblenz, pure hiking pleasure awaits you over eight days. Because here not only the wonderful views and hiking trails will impress you – on the Rheinsteig you also get to know the delicious wine of the region. And what better way to end a successful day of hiking than with a wonderful glass of Rheingau Riesling?

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Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - St. Goarshausen

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Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - Koblenz

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Hiker with view onto castle Katz

Rheinsteig: Mainz – Koblenz

The eleven-day hiking tour through the Middle Rhine Valley takes you from Mainz to Koblenz along the breathtaking mountain ranges with fantastic distant views of the Rhine, the vineyards and castles – all delicately embedded in the autumnal beauty of the landscape. The sunny autumn days are the ideal season for a successful hiking holiday on the Rheinsteig.

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Germany

Rhine walking: Mainz - Koblenz

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Hiker with a fantastic panoramic view on the Mosel

Autumn hiking on the Moselle

Time to spoil yourself: According to this motto, hiking tours along the Moselle in Central Germany not only offer a treat for the eyes, but also for your palate. Because the sunny region offers the perfect conditions for the numerous orchards and wine regions that are harmoniously embedded into the dreamlike landscape.

Moselsteig: Palzem – Trier

Where a picture book landscape meets history, nature and plenty of enjoyment you’ll find one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Central Germany. In four days you will experience a wonderful hiking trip through tranquil wine villages and always along the old Roman roads in the border triangle of Germany, France and Luxembourg.

  • Our Eurohike team has all information and the detailed route guidance for the Mostelsteig: Palzem: Trier, 4 days ready for you.

Moselle Trail: Perl – Trier

This hiking trip in the border triangle from Perl to Trier takes you over six days along good hiking trails through the calming nature of central Germany. Fantastic views and natural landscapes on the Moselle and Saar are your loyal companions.

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Moselle Trail

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Romantic hiking trails at the Moselle and Eifel Trail

Moselle and Eifel Trail: Perl – Kordel

On this autumn hiking tour in the center of Germany you will experience two German-quality hiking trails. Numerous highlights await you along the entire route: Trier, the oldest city in the country with nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, fantastic views of the Moselle Valley with characteristic vineyards and of course a tasting of the regional Moselle wine.

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Moselle and Eifel Trail

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Panoramic views down to Merano

Autumn hiking in South Tyrol and on Lake Garda

When the splendor of nature reaches its peak in autumn, the ideal time for an individual break and hiking holiday in nature has come. A true experience for all the senses awaits you at this time of year in the beautiful regions in South Tyrol and on Lake Garda. Hardly any other county offers such picturesque and diverse landscapes, wonderful regional dishes and incomparable hospitality as Italy. Can you already feel the unmistakable Italian flair?

  • All hiking tours in South Tyrol and more information about hiking holidays on Lake Garda at a glance can be found here.

South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail

Starting in Meran, you hike through beautiful South Tyrol in seven days, past romantic villages, historic castles and colourful orchards and vineyards, while autumn shows its most beautiful side. At this time of year, enjoyable hiking can be found in Italy.

From Meran to Lake Garda

From movement to rest: According to this motto, hiking fans looking for the ideal combination of alpine experiences and Mediterranean flair will get their money’s worth. In eight days you will explore the diverse autumn landscape from South Tyrol to Trentino, enjoy wonderful views of the spectacular Dolomites and experience the real Italian lifestyle including cappuccino, pasta and ‘Dolce far niente‘.

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South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail

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From Meran to Lake Garda

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Lake Garda view

From Meran to Lake Garda with Charm

A special highlight is the Eurohike hiking trip from Meran to Lake Garda with Charm. Because here you get to know the beautiful region from a very special perspective. The hiking trip from Meran to Riva del Garda is soothing for both the body and soul. Not only the Italian atmosphere, but also the Mediterranean landscape and relaxation in our lovingly selected accommodation ensures pure enjoyment!

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From Meran to Lake Garda with Charm

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Autumn hiking in Mallorca

There’s hardly anywhere else where a hiking holiday in autumn can be enjoyed more than on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The Balearic island guarantees a Mediterranean climate and stable weather year-round. Especially in autumn, when the temperatures cool down a bit and the high season is over, you can really soak up the sun, relax and actively reinvigorate your mind and body during your hiking holiday in Mallorca.

Mallorca Finca-Walking with Charm

Discover the most beautiful hiking trails on the Balearic Island while hiking with charm. You will always find Mediterranean flair and wonderfully beautiful panoramic views of turquoise bays, lush orchards and quiet villages along your hiking route.

Mallorca – Trans Tramuntana

The scent of oranges and citrus fruits, the sound of the sea and the taste of typical regional empanadas is what you long for this autumn? During a hiking holiday on the GR 221 in Mallorca you will discover all the special features of the Mediterranean island along coastal and mountain routes.

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Mallorca Finca-Walking with Charm

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Mallorca – Trans Tramuntana

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Mood in the vineyard

Autumn hiking with Eurohike

We are there for you in every season. But autumn is really the best time when it comes to achieving the perfect hiking experience. No other season of the year is more ideal to relax in nature and to take a break from daily life. The cooler season is not only better for you physically, but also mentally. Our Eurohike team is already looking forward to organizing your well-deserved autumn holiday: From the detailed travel documents, the selection of accommodation with a certain sense of wellbeing, the reliable luggage service on-site and personal support – we are there for you.

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Florian Frisch
Experience a hiking holiday in the most beautiful season for our Eurohike active tours – the golden autumn!
Florian Frisch, Team lead
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