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Travel Checklist

Documents, clothing, sports equipment & other items

Documents for your hiking holiday

  • Valid passport or I.D

  • Driving licence

  • Cash

  • Bank card, credit card

  • E-card/overseas health insurance

  • Mobile phone (with battery charged)

 

  • Vaccination passport

  • Travel insurance documents

  • Travel documents already received

  • Guidebook

  • Flight ticket/train ticket, if required

Clothing and shoes for your hiking holiday

  • Long/short sports trousers or hiking trousers

  • Sports tops (long-sleeved/short-sleeved)

  • Sports base layers

  • Neck scarf (if required)

  • Headband

  • Hat or cap (sun protection)

  • Jacket/wind breaker

  • Rain clothes

  • Warm clothing e.g. jumper/ fleece jumper or jacket

  • Casual clothes for the evenings

  • Swimming costume/trunks

  • Socks/sports socks

  • Sports shoes: Hiking shoes with a sturdy sole, mountain boots (depending on the difficulty level of the hike)

  • Casual shoes

  • Flip-flops/sandals

 

Tips for buying the right hiking boots can be found on our Eurohike HikingBlog.

Sports equipment for your hiking holiday

  • Backpack for the day's luggage

  • Possibly hiking poles (adjustable)

Other items for your hiking holiday

  • Sunglasses/glasses

  • Earphones

  • Laptop/tablet

  • Hygiene and care products

  • Plasters/blister plaster

  • Nail care (nail scissors, nail file)

  • Mosquito repellent/insect repellent

  • Sun cream

  • Medication and a small first aid kit

  • Earplugs

  • Hand disinfectant

  • Glasses cleaner

  • Face masks/FFP2 masks

  • Camera

  • Charging cable/mobile phone charger

  • Possibly travel wash

  • Handkerchiefs

  • Refillable water bottle

  • Book

  • Chewing gum/sweets

  • Snacks: e.g. dried fruit, energy bars

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Julia Winklhofer

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