Hiking holidays in spring

OUR MOST BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS IN SPRING

As soon as the first signs of spring begin to raise their colourful flower heads from the ground, hikers begin to long for nature, a healthy break in the fresh air and exercise. No wonder, as spring is a time for change and new beginnings. As early as March you can experience a splendid blaze of colour and a happy natural spectacle in numerous hiking regions across Europe. Experience a magical sea of flowers in Austria while hiking along the Danube. Here, the apricot blossom in the Wachau blooms between March and April. Another wonderful highlight is the orange blossom in Mallorca, which can only be admired between February and May. From Germany, Italy, Spain, France to Portugal or Switzerland: Experience a healthy and active start to the new hiking year and enjoy spring on your hiking holiday with luggage transfer.

Weissenkirchen in Wachau

Nature awakens in blooming Europe

Spring is a wonderful time of year. The natural landscapes in many regions of Europe awaken and present themselves from a charming side. This spring awakening can be experienced particularly intensely on a hike, always accompanied by the mild temperatures and away from the crowds. Our Eurohike team has put together the most beautiful travel destinations for a successful hiking holiday – our Eurohike Wanderplus included. And the best part about it? All destinations are in Europe and can easily be reached by car or in a few hours by plane, perfect for a successful, individual hiking holiday.

  • Our tip: Would you like to take your four-legged companion with you on your hiking trip? No problem – many of our active trips can also be booked as a walking holiday with a dog.

Spring hiking in Austria

Walking on the World Heritage Trail Wachau

Delicate pastels and a wonderful aroma: the apricot blossom in the Wachau adorn the UNESCO World Heritage landscape with magical clouds of flowers. Every year the approximately 100,000 apricot trees in the Wachau open their buds between March and April. The exact time cannot be calculated, but for many hikers the apricot blossom marks the start of a successful hiking year. On our walking holiday World Heritage Trail Wachau, 8 days and the walking holiday World Heritage Trail Wachau with Charm, 8 days you will experience wonderful spring hikes in beautiful Lower Austria.

 

Hiking pleasure on the Styrian Volcanic Path

In spring, hike in the footsteps of the volcanoes in south-east Austria. On our walking tour Styrian Volcanic Path, 8 days you will discover the largely original natural landscape, march through the wonderful wine-growing areas and enjoy the delicious specialities and the best wines of the region in one of the numerous Heuriger.

 

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World Heritage Trail Wachau

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Styrian Volcanic Path

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Spring pleasure in Germany

Hiking holidays on the Rheinsteig

On our hiking holiday options on the Rheinsteig you can experience all the advantages of the officially certified premium hiking trail in Rhineland-Palatinate. The hiking holiday Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - Koblenz, 8 days as well as the hiking holiday Rhine walking: Mainz - Koblenz, 11 days and also the shorter hiking holiday Rhein Rhine walking: Rüdesheim - St. Goarshausen, 5 days guarantees enjoyable active experiences amongst castles, vineyards and the best culinary delights of the region. Our tip: A photo opportunity particularly worth seeing awaits you at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the famous Loreley rocks.

Walking holidays along the Altmühltal-Panorama-Trail

Where extensive natural and cultural landscapes and diverse hiking trails meet delicious culinary delights must be the ideal place for a successful active holiday. A hiking holiday in the Altmühltal takes you along the most beautiful places in Bavaria. Enjoy your active break on our walking holiday Altmühltal-Panorama-Path, 9 days, the walking tour Altmühltal-Panorama Path, 7 days or the shorter walking holiday Altmühltal-Panorama Path, 5 days. Did you already know that the Altmühltal-Panorama-Trail is a certified quality hiking trail in Bavaria? More about the quality & premium hiking trails in Germany on our Eurohike HikingBlog.

  • More facts and tour information about the Altmühltal can be found here.
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Rhine walking: Mainz - Koblenz

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Enjoy Switzerland by foot in spring

Enchanting Lake Lugano

Discover the highlights of Ticino on a hiking holiday

On our walking holiday Highlights of Ticino, 7 days you will discover the Mediterranean region of Ticino by foot from March onwards. Always accompanied by the mild temperatures and wonderful natural landscapes as you walk in five daily stages from Bellinzona via Lugano, Serpiano to Mendrisio. In Ticino, alpine landscapes meet typical southern flair – perfect for a successful hiking holiday without luggage.

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Highlights of Ticino

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Spring awakening in Italy

Campania’s Amalfi Coast in spring

Hiking pleasure on the sunny Amalfi Coast: In the south of Italy, the region on the Amalfi Coast is not only known for summer bathing fun. In spring, the colourful diversity of plants extends over the whole of Campania and is best explored on foot in the walking holiday Campania’s Amalfi Coast, 8 days.

Cinque Terre in spring

Experience the Cinque Terre and Ligurian coast in spring: As one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Italy, the Ligurian coast can be hiked from March. The Cinque Terre with its colourful houses, steep slopes and colourful boats is not yet overrun with tourists in spring. The old mule tracks are now well-developed hiking trails on which holidaymakers are spoiled with numerous hours of sunshine. Experience a start to the hiking year with a picture-perfect landscape on our walking holiday Cinque Terre, 8 days.

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Campania’s Amalfi Coast

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Enchanting vineyards in Piedmont

Leisure walking in Piedmont

Italy is a wonderful country, especially for hikers! As early as March it offers unique mountain experiences as well as coastal hikes. The mild climate in Italy is ideal for a break in the fresh air and is the perfect starting point for a pleasant hiking holiday in spring. On our walking holiday Piedmont, 8 days you will experience the second largest region in Italy full of culinary highlights and lots of dreamy scenery that you will remember for a long time. Read more about hiking in Piedmont here.

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Hiking experience in Spain: Spring in Mallorca

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From almond blossoms and citrus fruits: Finca-Walking with Charm

To the orange blossoms on Mallorca: Thousands of the small white flowers, which give off an enchanting scent, accompany you on a spring hike on Mallorca. Especially around the village of Sóller, the orange blossom reaches its peak between February and May. In Sóller there are usually three stages of development of oranges on a tree: the pretty flowers and green fruits that are ripe for harvest. On our walking holiday Mallorca Finca-Walking with Charm, 7 days you are right in the middle of it all, exploring orchards and densely overgrown terraces. An experience only possible in spring.

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Mallorca Finca-Walking with Charm

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Visiting Portugal: spring-hiking on Madeira

Stunning panoramic view down to Porto da Cruz

Around Madeira

A year-round hiking experience awaits you on our hiking holiday Around Madeira, 8 days and the hiking tour Around Madeira with Charm, 8 days. A hiking holiday on the Portuguese island can be booked all year round thanks to the mild temperatures. Over six daily stages you hike the coasts and diverse, blooming gardens of the island in the Atlantic on good and varied hiking trails. The warmth of the locals as well as cultural and culinary highlights that are well worth seeing accompany you along the way.

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Around Madeira

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Around Madeira with Charm

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Springtime in France:
Hiking holidays on the Côte d’Azur

Mountain villages and great views of the sea while hiking on the Côte d'Azur

Heralds of spring on the Côte d'Azur

One of the most beautiful coasts in France awaits you from March – the Côte d’Azur in the south-east of the country. Starting from the perfume capital Grasse, the route takes you on good hiking trails through the multifaceted natural and cultural landscape of the region, past the Mediterranean vegetation to the beautiful coastal town of Menton. Enjoy your break in spring on our walking holiday Côte d'Azur, 8 days.

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Côte d'Azur

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