Boasting 10 different mountain ranges and more than 100 subranges, Europe is certainly a special continent for hikers. With trips of all different lengths and difficulty levels, there is the perfect option on this little continent for everyone.
Among the most popular are the GR20 on the French island territory of Corsica. This classic trek runs diagonally through the island from the northwest to the southeast and provides incredible views of the rugged interior and pristine seashore. For physically fit hikers, it is the perfect way to spend a week-long holiday.
Farther north, but still in France, the Tour du Mont Blanc is another week-long hiking classic that takes participants around the base of the iconic peak. Passing through Italy and Switzerland as well, this hiking tour provides incredible views of the Alps, great opportunities to meet local people and try local food and drink and unforgettable memories.
During the summer, Europe is generally warm and humid. The whole continent tends to experience temperatures in the mid-20s and above. Rain is quite frequent in the north, but less so in the south.
April to October. In the Mediterranean basin, many guides offer trips year-round.In Scandinavia, the hiking season is only during the summer months.
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