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, Mallorca, Portugal, France or Montenegro. We have summarised the autumn classics for your active holiday at a glance.
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.
- Discover all hiking tours in the Wachau at a glance.
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.
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.
- All Eurohike hiking trips in the Salzkammergut can be found here.
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.
- Discover all information and details about the alpine pasture hike in the Salzkammergut, 8 days here.
Lake Wolfgangsee based in one hotel with charm
Experience the wonderful hiking routes in the Salzkammergut region in a particularly relaxed way on a hiking tour based in one hotel. You stay in the same feel-good accommodation during your entire vacation and save yourself the daily change of hotels. This not only means more comfort and time for relaxation, but also the opportunity to experience your destination and all the benefits of the region even more intensively and relaxed. On our seven-day walking holiday Lake Wolfgangsee based in one hotel with charm you will experience autumn from its most beautiful side and explore the fantastic mountain and lake areas such as the Schwarzensee, St. Gilgen and the Zwölferhorn, Bad Ischl and the Nussensee, the Sparbergipfel and the peaceful alpine landscapes in the form of wonderful circular hikes.
- Even more information and all the benefits of our hiking tours based in one hotel at a glance.
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.
- Find all Eurohike hiking holidays in Austria and the sunny state of Carinthia at a glance.
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.
- Here you can discover the hiking tour Carinthian Mountains and Lakes, 8 days.
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.
- Experience our Eurohike hiking tours in Munich’s mountains and lakes here.
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.
- See here all information about the hiking trip King-Ludwig-Way, 8 days.
From Munich to 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.
Autumn hiking along 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 Trail is considered Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail.
- All hiking tours in central Germany can be found here.
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?
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.
Autumn hiking on the Moselsteig Trail
Time to spoil yourself: According to this motto, hiking tours along the Moselsteig Trail 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.
Autumn enjoyment for all shoe sizes on the Moselsteig Trail
Our hiking tours on the Moselsteig provide a wonderful break in the fresh autumn air. Experience the border triangle from Perl to Trier on our walking holiday Moselsteig, 5 days. On good hiking trails you march through the calming nature of central Germany. Fantastic views and unspoilt landscapes along the Moselle and Saar are your faithful companions. Equally impressive and flexible in terms of the travel duration is our hiking tour Best of Moselsteig, 10 days. This tour can also be booked as an eight- or five-day hiking tour.
- Our tip for all active families: Experience the most beautiful family-friendly routes on the Moselsteig Trail and enjoy autumn hiking with your children. All information about the walking holiday Best of Moselsteig for families.
Moselle and Eifel Trail: Perl – Trier
On our autumn hiking tour Moselle and Eifel Trail, 7 days in the center of Germany you will experience two German-quality hiking trails at the same time. 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.
- You can read even more about the Quality & premium hiking trails in Germany on our Eurohike WanderBlog.
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?
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.
- Read all travel details and the exact route for the South Tyrolean Wine and Alpine Path, 7 days here.
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‘.
- Here you can find all details for the hiking tour From Meran to Lake Garda, 8 days.
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!
- Ready for your autumn hiking trip from Meran to Lake Garda with charm, 8 days? All information can be found here at a glance?
Sicily & Aeolian islands
A wonderful Mediterranean active adventure awaits you on our hiking holiday in Italy. Over six daily stages you will explore Sicily’s two volcanoes: Etna and Stromboli. Starting from Milazzo, your hiking route takes you to Lipari, Stromboli and finally to Taormina, a hill town with a wonderful view of the sea.
- All tour details for the hiking holiday Sicily & Aeolian islands, 8 days can be found here at a glance.
Campania’s Amalfi Coast
Discover one of the most beautiful coasts of Italy in what is probably the most beautiful and particularly climate-friendly way – by foot. In six daily stages you hike from Agerola to Amalfi, Scala Praiano, on a pilgrimage route to the monastery of San Domenico and onwards to the final destination of Positano. You will taste the wonderful culinary treasures of the region and experience the most beautiful hiking paths in southern Italy.
- More about the hiking holiday Campania’s Amalfi Coast, 8 days at a glance.
Autumn hiking on the Balearic island Mallorca
There’s hardly anywhere else where a hiking holiday in autumn can be enjoyed more than on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The sunny 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.
- You can read all information and suggestion about hiking in Mallorca here.
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.
- Read all about the Finca-Walking with Charm, 7 days on the sunny island of Mallorca here.
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.
Mallorca‘s West Coast with Charm
The autumn sun can be enjoyed even more intensively while hiking on Mallorca. With pleasant temperatures of around 25 degrees, it is possible to extend the summer here in a relaxed way. You will experience hiking in a particularly comfortable way on this tour, which combines the comfort of a hiking holiday with charm and all the advantages of a hiking tour based in one hotel. During the day, you will explore the most beautiful regions around your accommodation in Port de Sóller, in the evening you will enjoy the delicious island cuisine and relax in the Mediterranean garden and the hotel's own SPA.
- Here you can find all travel details of our walking tour Mallorca‘s West Coast with Charm.
Mallorca - Long-distance hiking trail GR 221
Have you always wanted to experience the Tramuntana mountains in Mallorca up close and explore the fantastic mountain and coastal paths by foot? Then our hiking holiday Mallorca - Long-distance hiking trail GR 221 is just the right thing for you! With a good basic level of fitness and sure-footedness for the somewhat stonier paths, this mountain hiking tour on the GR 221 long-distance hiking trail will be an unforgettable adventure in the autumnal hiking paradise of Mallorca.
- Even more information about hiking on the GR 221 Mallorca can be found here in a compact overview!
Autumn hiking pleasure in Portugal
Portugal is a real all-rounder when it comes to year-round hiking in the fresh air. But especially the wonderful time of autumn is ideal for a successful hiking holiday in nature and away from the tourist crowds. Experience the impressive Atlantic coast in the Algarve by foot or discover the beautiful flower island of Madeira on a hiking holiday. The colorful natural landscapes, the wonderful citrus groves, the diverse flower gardens and the warm culture of the locals will remain in your memory for a long time.
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Algarve Hiking Rally
Experience the best of nature at the Algarve in the beautiful nature reserves of the region on wonderful hiking and forest trails. Starting from Tavira, the route leads to Cacela Velha and Cabanas and on the following day you will experience the ‘Ceramica’ round trip. Other hikes lead you to Vila Real de Santo António, the fishing village of Fuzeta and the idyllic Ilha de Tavira. On this hiking tour you will always stay in the same hotel and save yourself the daily change of accommodation. A wonderful hiking tour based in one hotel at the Algarve in Portugal.
- Find all information about the Algarve Hiking Rally, 8 days at a glance here.
Around Madeira with Charm
You will experience a special highlight in the middle of the unspoiled landscape of Portugal during a hiking holiday on Madeira. The route takes you on the most beautiful hiking paths on the stunning flower island over 6 daily stages. You will spend the night in accommodation with extra charm and comfort. Starting from Porto da Cruz, you head to the rugged north coast and then to the small town of Sao Vicente. On to Porto Moniz with the typical natural pools made of black lava rock. Then you hike to Calheta on the southwest coast and finally to Funchal, the final destination of this hiking tour.
- All information about the mountain hiking holiday Around Madeira with Charm, 8 days can be found here at a glance.
Autumn hiking in France
From idyllic natural landscapes, vast vineyards, historic castles, quaint villages and wonderful cuisine as well as excellent wine – you will experience and enjoy all this and much more on our hiking holidays in France. Enjoyment is the motto on our two active tours in Provence and Burgundy. The hiking paths always lead over well-developed routes that are easy to navigate. There is always enough time to enjoy the regional culture, cuisine and nature.
As the name of this tour suggests, this dreamlike region in France is a real treat. The most beautiful places and natural backdrops of the Provence in southern France can be explored particularly well by foot. Experience the wonderful fields of lavender and poppies, explore typical French villages and taste the delicious specialties of French cuisine. A wonderful active experience that you will remember for a long time.
- More information about the hiking holiday Picturesque Provence, 7 days can be found here at a glance.
All active connoisseurs are guaranteed to get their money’s worth on this hiking tour. You will not only experience the wonderful culinary treasures of Burgundy, but also the excellent deep red Burgundy, the small towns and historic castles, as well as the most beautiful hiking paths in France. Starting from Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, you hike via the wine town of Meursault and Nolay to Rully, Mercurey and finally to Beaune.
- All information about the moderate walking holiday Burgundy, 8 days can be found here at a glance.
Beautiful Montenegro on the southern Adriatic has developed into a real top destination for active holidaymakers and nature fans in recent years. The region offers everything you need for a successful, individual hiking holiday: original natural landscapes, cultural highlights and numerous sights, tasty traditional cuisine, and particularly beautiful hiking paths. On our hiking holiday in Montenegro, the route takes you from Zabljak to Kolasin, Cetinje, the Lovcen National Park and finally to Kotor. A hike to one of the most beautiful viewpoints over the Bay of Kotor, which is the southernmost fjord in all of Europe, and a high-altitude hike to Sveti Ilija to complete your successful hiking holiday in Montenegro.
- All information about the hiking holiday Montenegro, 8 days can be found here at a glance.
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.