Europe Walking & Hiking Tours

Dramatic landscapes, old-world villages, stunning World Heritage sites, dynamic gateway cities and gracious local hosts await you on our Europe walking tours. Celebrate the rich cultures of five countries as you cruise the Danube River from Prague to Budapest, enjoying inspiring forays on foot along the way. Be awestruck by the power of nature in Iceland or captivated by Italy’s charms in Cinque Terre & Tuscany. Or island-hop along the sunny Dalmatian Coast, gaining insight into Croatia's history and traditions. Wherever you go, Backroads’ Europe walking tours are an incredible way to discover the old-world charm and hidden corners of the continent. 

The leader in active travel around the world, Backroads has been hosting hiking tours in Europe for decades. With options ranging from easygoing escapes to active adventures for avid hikers, we offers something for everyone. And our best-in-class support model, with two leaders and three vans on most trips, guarantees that you’ll have the flexibility to discover your destination at your own pace. Go the distance and reap the rewards or take a day off and relax by the pool or go shopping—it's your choice. Enjoy luxurious hotels and incredible local cuisine on our thoughtfully designed Europe walking tours. There’s no better way to explore than at your own pace with Backroads. 

 

Brittany & Normandy, France
Walking & Hiking

Brittany & Normandy Walking & Hiking Tour

France's D-Day Beaches to St-Malo

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Lake Garda., Italy
Walking & Hiking

Dolomites to Lake Garda Walking & Hiking Tour

Majestic Mountains & Italy’s Largest Lake

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View of Tintagel island, Cornwall, England
Walking & Hiking

England's Cornwall Walking & Hiking Tour

White-Sand Beaches & Charming Coastal Villages in the Footsteps of King Arthur

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Monemvasia, Peloponnese, Greece
Walking & Hiking

Greece’s Peloponnese Walking & Hiking Tour

Legendary Journey from the Mountains to the Mediterranean

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Reine, Lofoten Islands, Norway
Walking & Hiking

Norway's Lofoten Islands Hiking Tour

Dramatic Peaks & Waterways above the Arctic Circle

Casual Hotels
Saint-Tropez, France
Walking & Hiking

Provence to the French Riviera Walking & Hiking Tour

Provençal Splendor & Exquisite Seascapes from Aix to St-Tropez

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Easygoing Walking Tour A Taste of Camino de Santiago
Dolce tempo
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A Taste of Camino de Santiago Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Portugal to Spain

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Camino de Santiago Walking & Hiking Tour with Backroads
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A Taste of Camino de Santiago Walking & Hiking Tour

The Way from Portugal to Spain

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Easygoing Walking Brittany & Normandy
Dolce tempo
Walking

Brittany & Normandy Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from France's D-Day Beaches to St-Malo

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Easygoing Walking Tour Cinque Terre & Tuscany
Dolce tempo
Walking

Cinque Terre & Tuscany Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Italy's Seaside to Tuscan Villages

Casual Hotels
Cinque Terre & Tuscany Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Cinque Terre & Tuscany Walking & Hiking Tour

Coastal Italy's Seaside Charm & Tuscan Villages

Casual Hotels
Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Costa Brava to Spanish Pyrenees Walking & Hiking Tour

Catalonia's Beautiful Beaches & Stunning Peaks

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English countryside - Backroads England Walking and Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Cotswolds England Walking & Hiking Tour

Castles, Gardens & the Cotswold Way

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Croatia Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Croatia Walking & Hiking Tour

Dalmatian Coast Odyssey - Dubrovnik to Hvar

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Lake Fuschlsee, Salzkammergut, Austria, on a sunny summer day.
Walking & Hiking

Czech Republic & Austria Walking & Hiking Tour

The Sound of Music from Prague to Salzburg

Casual Hotels
Hiking in the Dolomites, Italy - Backroads
Walking & Hiking

Dolomites Walking & Hiking Tour

Fairy-Tale Villages amid Italy's Great Peaks

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Backroads Dolomites Hut-to-Hut Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Dolomites Hut-to-Hut Hiking Tour

Alpine Adventure amid Italy's Dramatic Mountains

Casual Hotels
Easygoing Walking Tour England
Dolce tempo
Walking

England Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey among Castles, Gardens & the Cotswold Way

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Backroads French & Italian Alps Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

French & Italian Alps Walking & Hiking Tour

Geneva to Mont Blanc & Chamonix

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Village in the valley, Pays Basque hiking tour
Walking & Hiking

French Basque Country Walking & Hiking Tour

Pyrenees Mountain Villages & Atlantic Beaches

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French Pyrenees & Spain's Rioja Region Walking Tour
Walking & Hiking

French Pyrenees to Basque Country Walking & Hiking Tour

Sparkling Biarritz to Spain's Rioja Wine Region

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Walking & Hiking

German & Austrian Alps Walking & Hiking Tour

Mountains, Lakes & Castles: Salzburg to Munich

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Iceland Ocean Cruise Walking & Hiking Tour - Ponant Ship
Walking & Hiking

Iceland by Sea Ocean Cruise Walking & Hiking Tour

Passage to the Land of Fire & Ice

Small Luxury Ships
Iceland Walking & Hiking Tours
Walking & Hiking

Iceland Walking & Hiking Tour

Waterfalls, Volcanoes & Geothermal Activity

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Easygoing Walking Tour Ireland
Dolce tempo
Walking

Ireland Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey - Cork, Killarney & Ancient Celtic Gems

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Ireland hiking tour
Walking & Hiking

Ireland Walking & Hiking Tour

Cork, Killarney & Ancient Celtic Wonders

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Cabin in the Alps
Walking & Hiking

Italian Alps Walking & Hiking Tour

Italy's Gran Paradiso to Matterhorn

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Alps Hut-to-Hut Hiking Tour - Italy, France & Switzerland
Walking & Hiking

Italian, French & Swiss Alps Walking & Hiking Tour

Mont Blanc Adventure from Huts to Mountain Lodges

Casual Hotels
Amalfi Coast Walking Tours
Walking & Hiking

Italy's Amalfi Coast Walking & Hiking Tour

The Sorrentine Peninsula & Idyllic Capri Island

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Amalfi Coast Positano Viewpoint
Walking & Hiking

Italy's Amalfi Coast Walking & Hiking Tour

Positano to the Path of the Gods, Capri & Ischia

Casual Hotels
Lake Como Hiking Tour Town
Walking & Hiking

Italy's Lake Como & Bellagio Walking & Hiking Tour

Stylish Sojourn in the Italian Lake District

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Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands
Walking & Hiking

Netherlands & Belgium Walking & Hiking Tour

Windmills, Tulips, Canals & Villages

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Norway hiking - Backroads Norway Walking and Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Norway Walking & Hiking Tour

Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers North of Bergen

Casual Hotels
Easygoing Walking Tour Portugal
Dolce tempo
Walking

Portugal Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Lisbon to Porto

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Backroads Portugal Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Portugal Walking & Hiking Tour

Lisbon to Porto—Sintra & the Douro River Valley

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French Market - Backroads Provence Active Culinary Walking Tours
Walking & Hiking

Provence Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour

Vibrant Markets & Beautiful Villages

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Sardinia & Corsica Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Sardinia & Corsica Walking & Hiking Tour

The Italian & French Mediterranean

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Scotland walking and hiking tours
Walking & Hiking

Scotland Walking & Hiking Tour

Scottish Highlands - Loch Ness & Isle of Skye

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Scotland Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Scotland's Inverness to Isle of Skye Walking & Hiking Tour

Misty Mountains, Fabled Lochs & Dramatic Coastlines

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Scotland National Parks Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Scottish Highlands Walking & Hiking Tour

Legends of Scotland from Edinburgh to Loch Lomond

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Sicily Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Sicily Walking & Hiking Tour

Italian Enchantments from Palermo to Etna

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Hiking - Provence & Costa Brava Walking Tours
Walking & Hiking

Southern France & Spain Walking & Hiking Tour

From Provence to Costa Brava & Barcelona

Casual Hotels
Backroads Mallorca Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Spain's Mallorca Walking & Hiking Tour

Majestic Mediterranean Peaks & Beaches

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Switzerland Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Switzerland Walking & Hiking Tour

Swiss Alps Adventure from Interlaken to Zermatt

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Tuscany Walking Tours
Walking & Hiking

Tuscany Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour

Food Adventure in Italy from Chianti to Florence

Casual Hotels
Tuscany By The Sea Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Tuscany by the Sea Walking & Hiking Tour

From Chianti to the Mediterranean

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Tenby Harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Walking & Hiking

Wales Walking & Hiking Tour

The Secret Gem of the United Kingdom

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