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Outstanding hiking & cycling treks from around the world

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Camino de Santiago

Camino Francés - Cathedral in Santiago

Cathedral in Santiago – Photo by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen, bjornfree.com

Overview: The Camino is a sprawling collection of ancient pilgrimage trails all leading to the historic city of Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. Once purely a religious journey, the Camino is now popular with both religious and secular walkers / cyclists. Over the past decade, the Camino has become one of the most popular long-distance walks in the world, drawing walkers of all ages.
Suitability: Hike, Bike, Horse – Difficulty: Easy to moderate – Distance: varies
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Lycian Way, Turkey

Lycian Way - Climbing to Alınca

Climbing to Alınca, May 2013 – Photo by Stijn Nieuwendijk.

Heralded as one of the top 10 long-distance trails in the world, this walk along Turkey’s rugged, beautiful Turquoise Coast has jaw-dropping scenery, ancient historical sites, incredibly friendly people, delicious food, and constantly changing terrain. Can be done as a through-hike or a series of day hikes.
Suitability: Hike – Difficulty: Moderate – Distance: 440 km / 380 mi
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Cotswold Way, UK

Trail signpost on Cotswold Way near Broadway Tower

Trail signpost on Cotswold Way near Broadway Tower, May 2014 – Photo by Kathryn Yengel

This official UK National Trail is a 160 km / 100 mi trek through the picturesque Cotswolds region of the UK, running from the picturesque wool-town of Chipping Campden in the north to the historic city of Bath in the south. It is a beautiful walk between charming villages and towns, climbing and descending lots of hills, passing many historical attractions, and encountering almost constant panoramic viewpoints. It is a peaceful, charming, contemplative walk. Can be done as a through-hike or a series of day hikes.
Suitability: Hike – Difficulty: Easy to moderate – Distance: 158 km / 98 mi
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West Highland Way

Misty day on Lochaber

Misty day on Lochaber, Sept 2013 – Photo by dilettantiquity

Officially recognized as one of Scotland’s Great Trails, this popular 154 km / 96 mi walk through the scenic Scottish highlands starts in Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, and finishes in the Highland town of Fort William, close to the foot of Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in the British Isles). It’s an outstanding walk.
Suitability: Hike, Bike – Difficulty: Easy to moderate – Distance: 154 km / 96 mi
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