Moderate Walking

Beginner Level Walking Tours

Moderate Walking Tours by Eurohike

The wording already gives it away: Moderate Walking Tours are the ideal option for people new to walking. We especially recommend beginner’s tours if you enjoy spending time in nature and observing your surroundings. They are also ideal for families creating walking bliss for both adults and children. There is of course plenty of time for activities off the route as is for enjoying both culture and local cuisine.

The terrain on moderate walking holidays is mostly flat. The route is easy and you walk on well-maintained paths. The majority of the paths is well signposted and marked. Each daily tour on this level takes approx. 3 to 4 hours. The joy and enjoyment of walking however is Eurohike’s top priority with this easiest walking tour option. With this in mind numerous tours were designed to take you to the most stunning places along each route. Delightfully simple – simply delightful.

In addition the Eurohike luggage transfer is considered a big alleviation for beginners. The heavy rucksacks are transported daily from one hotel to the next and are waiting for you at your arrival.

2019
Hiking pleasures at the promenade of Bad Ischl
Tour character
Moderate Walking
(21)
Austria

Lake Walking in Austria’s Salzkammergut

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Picturesque villages with idyllic lakes engulfed by breathtaking mountains - the Salzkammergut seems as though it has been plucked straight from the pages of a picture book. On this walking tour you will learn about Austrian history and culture in its most beautiful form. Did you know the small town of Hallstatt was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status? Embark on a journey through the Salzkammergut, which could not be more varied. Details about the hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut Explore the most beautiful villages on the glistening Wolfgangsee: St. Wolfgang, St. Gilgen and Strobl. Later, the trail takes you to Bad Ischl and Bad Goisern before you finally arrive in the historic Hallstatt. Lake Hallstatt also invites you too cool off in its crystal-clear water on warm summer days. Highlights of the hiking tour in the Salzkammergut at a glance: Swim in crystal clear water: The Wolfgangsee and Lake Hallstatt are two of the most enchanting waters in the entire Salzkammergut. Take a dip in the cool water… Take the Schafbergbahn to a panoramic view: Experience the lake-scattered landscape from above. From the Schafberg, the view is second to none. Visit the Imperial Villa and the Hotel Austria: Where Emperor Franz Josef and Elisabeth of Bavaria (beloved Austrian royalty in the 1800s) got engaged. Salt mine of Hallstatt: Immerse yourself in the history of salt mining and take part in an exciting tour of the salt mine. Useful information about the hiking tour in the Salzkammergut The eight- or five –day journey begins in the stylish village of St. Wolfgang. From the picturesque square the nostalgic Schafbergbahn funicular takes you to the summit, where you can enjoy incredible views. You walk along the charming lakeshore to St. Gilgen. You can also take a boat trip during this hiking tour! At Schwarzensee you can enjoy regional delicacies before heading to the lake promenade in Strobl am Wolfgangsee. On the penultimate day, you will hike through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt. Tip: Get the perfect view of the captivating environment from the Rudolfsturm! On this leisurely hike you will travel between three and five and a half hours, making it ideal for casual hikers. 
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2019
Alpine Pasture Hike at the Zell am See district
Tour character
Moderate Walking
(2)
Austria

Panorama Walking Tours in the Zell am See District

7 Days | Self-guided tour
For those looking to indulge, the hiking region of Pinzgau is ideal. Do you want balance between a hiking experience and enjoyable relaxation? No problem! The mountain pastures, the craggy peaks and countless three-thousand-metre summits contrast with the tranquil, crystal-clear Lake Zell and the rustic mountain sauna with its own swimming pond in the Schloss Kammer. A symphony to the senses and true to our special tour section: hiking with charm! Details about the hiking trip in Pinzgau Breathtaking views are guaranteed – it’s in the tour name, panorama tour! Whether on the mountain trail in Saalbach Hinterglemm, on the Schmittenhöhe or in the Schwalbenwand, the snow-capped peaks, colourful alpine meadows and the Zeller Lake the landscape will amaze. Pinzgauer delicacies also await you in the alpine huts. Whether you sample Kasnockn, Edelbrände or a hearty jause you will definitely enjoy it!  Highlights of the panoramic hiking tour in Pinzgau at a glance: Take the gondola to the Schmittenhöhe: You exit the gondola at an altitude of 1,965 metres to experience an impressive panoramic view of many three-thousand-metre peaks. Reach the summits: Both the Schwalbenwand and the Maishofner Hausberg are the jewel on the crown of the panoramic hike in Pinzgau. 1,280 metres above sea level and achieved in about five hours and open up the view of the Hohe Tauern and the Steinerne Meer. In the footsteps of Anton Faistauer: Explore the home of the most famous Austrian painter. The hiking trail leads over ten stations from the centre of Maishofen to Mayberhofen. Useful information about the panoramic hiking tour in Pinzgau After your arrival in Maishofen, also known as the ‘castle village’, you start your seven-day hiking tour. Over the following days you will hike through dreamlike mountain scenery with unforgettable views – on average ten kilometres per day. The route leads over alpine trails and well-developed secondary forest roads. Day four and five require a bit more fitness – that’s when the Pinzgau Kasnockn taste better after a hike. Charming nights: You will sleep in the Schloss Kammer. The renovated four-star hotel takes you back in time and leaves nothing to be desired. Are you ready to see Pinzgau and it’s charms? The Eurohike team will gladly assist you from planning to realising your hiking trip!
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Who is suitable for Moderate Walking Tours?

Moderate Walking Tours by Eurohike were designed for:

  • beginners and newcomers
  • walking enthusiasts who are mainly looking for relaxation and recreation
  • walking enthusiasts after rehabilitation and returners
  • families with children

Please note that even with easy walks you might have to tackle the odd steep ascent as part of the tour. After a challenge like that however you are rewarded with a magnificent view.

Overview of Moderate Walking Tours

Take a look at all 20 Moderate Walking Holidays to choose from and to book. The network of easy routes spans all across Europe. It is your choice whether you prefer island walks, coastal walks or pilgrim’s walks, traditional routes or those far off the popular routes. Please select your beginner’s walking holidays directly by clicking on ‘Tour search’.

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