This is a popular challenge, north to south through the spine of Corsica. We hiked about a week to do the northern half.
This was our first hike. Lighthouse to lighthouse, Atlantic to the Mediterranean, across Spain, through the Pyrenees mountains. We walked about 800 km in six weeks, stopping for a couple of days here and there.
This is a 1,200 km pilgrimage around the island of Shikoku, Japan. We visited 67 temples, combining walking and hitch-hiking.
A ridge hike south to north in Italy. We were late in the season, so had to stop because all the huts were closing and temperatures were dropping fast.
We walked about 600 km over six weeks, climbing 37,000 m. The trail took us over 27 mountain passes, and only three are accessible to cars. It travels through each of the four language-areas of Switzerland.
Starting at the source of the Danube, Jenny cycled to Bratislava in July 2018.
This is a hut to hut hike suggested to us by the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT). It is a very different experience to hiking in the Swiss or Italian alps.
This hike is east to west through Austrian mountains. John switched to the Berliner Höhenweg mid-way.
John walked about 900 km, climbed about 60,000 m, walking from Switzerland to the Mediterranean, through the Italian alps. Unfortunately, Jenny could not join on this hike.
German Alpine Clubs have established huts in the Austrian alps. The most impressive belongs to the Berlin Alpine Club, so it gives its name to this one-week hike.
The west coast of Mallorca offers some beautiful hikes.
Apart from the long hikes, we have done many shorter hikes while in Switzerland.
We walked short hikes in the Tatras and Slovak Paradise National Park.
We started Slovenian Trail 1, but had to stop.
This is a 320 km trail connecting Zurich to Nyon. We started at St Cergue and hiked towards Zurich.