Europe inn to inn

Adlerweg (Eagle's Way), Austria

290 mi path, following the official route but with public transit links replaced with hiking trails, and black trails, with red trails.

Verwall Alps, Austria

26 mi loop in Verwall Alps of West Tyrol, from Stuben to Danöfen via Madlochjoch (2,438 m pass) and back to Stuben via Burtschajoch (2,175 m pass).

Alpine Passes Trail, Switzerland

384 mi pass-to-pass walk, from Chur to St Gingolph, through Graubunden and Valais Alps. Follows the official route.

Gotthard Massif, Switzerland

126 mi semi-loop in central Swiss Alps, exploring the Gotthard Massif. Follows parts of viaSbrinz, Furka-Höhenweg, and Vier-Quellen-Weg

Provence: Grasse to Gordes, France

225 mi walk across Provence, from Grasse to Gordes, exploring French gorges and hill-top villages of Luberon

Green Via Alpina, Switzerland

207 mi walk, from Sargans to Montreux, crossing 14 Alpine passes. Follows the official route of Via Alpina (green trail).

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