Big Trails: Heart of Europe

The best long-distance trails in Western Europe and the Alps

Author: Kathy Rogers Stephen Ross

Series title: Big Trails

Paperback publication date: 01 Oct 2020

Paperback ISBN: 9781839810022

Big Trails: Heart of Europe features 25 long-distance trails in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, and includes a general overview of the trails, specific technical information, overview mapping, key information and stunning photography.

Big Trails: Heart of Europe is an indispensable guide to the most spectacular and popular long-distance trails in the Western European countries of France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. The twenty-five featured routes cover the best that European trails have to offer, sweeping from the GR21 along the Normandy Coast to the GR1 Tour de Paris and King Ludwig’s Way in Germany. Culminating in trails such as the Tour du Mont Blanc and Chamonix–Zermatt Haute Route, the jewels of the Alps, this delves deep into Western Europe’s most iconic routes. The book will inspire big adventures. Rather than being carried along the route, this guide provides everything you need to plan and explore further, including a general overview of the trails, specific technical information, overview mapping, key information and stunning photography. As well as this, each route specifies approximate timings devised using the Jones–Ross formula, which allows for custom itineraries to be generated depending upon the speed of the user. Whether you’re walking, trekking, fastpacking or running, let Big Trails: Heart of Europe be your guide.

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