• Alpe Adria Trail
    Austria,  We12hike

    Alpe Adria Trail: section 12 from Seeboden to Milstätter Alpe

    In 2018 I hiked several stages of the Alpe Adria Trail. This trail was praised by National Geographic a few years ago as one of the most beautiful hikes in Europe. I did three stages in Austrian Carinthia and another part in Slovenia. Although I have not done the whole trail, yet I’m very impressed by the beauty of the sections I’ve seen. In this article I will tell you everything about my monster hike from Seeboden to Milstätter Alpe, or stage 12 of the Alpe Adria Trail.   The start of the hike in Seeboden The last section of the Alpe Adria Trail in Austria, I hike from the…

  • bergsportwoche wilder kaiser
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    The best hiking destinations in Europe for experienced hikers

    Welcome to another list of best destinations for hiking. If you don’t mind letting your quads burn, work out until you can’t go much further and don’t let steep drop offs and steep ridges scare you, then continue reading because we’re giving your our best hiking destinations in Europe for experienced hikers. Please note that, as with our previous top destinations for hikers, this is a personal selection only and that it doesn’t mean there are no easy hiking trails in the mentioned destinations … and of course we haven’t been everywhere (but it’s on our list) so please feel free to leave a comment with your own suggestions how…

  • Seebach Alpe Adria Trail
    Austria,  We12hike

    Hiking Alpe Adria Trail section 7: Mallnitz – Obervellach

    Hiking the Alpe Adria Trail section 7: from Mallnitz to Obervellach Summer is coming, so it’s time to tell you more about my adventure on the Alpe Adria Trail. In the past year I hiked several stages in various places and I was impressed by the diversity of this long-distance walk in Europe. I did not walk the whole trail, but I enjoyed some of the highlights in Carinthia (summer) and Slovenia (autumn). The first stage I hiked was that from beautiful Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe to Heiligenblut and the second one the the section from Mallnitz to Obervellach. You’ll find my story below:   Arrival in Mallnitz and overnight Since you are…

  • hiking the alpe adria trail
    Austria,  We12hike

    Hiking the Alpe Adria trail – from Kaiser-Franz-Josefs Höhe to Heiligenblut

    Hiking the Alpe Adria Trail – section 1 A few weeks ago was in Austria, the country that I’ve always had a soft spot for. After spending a few days in the Wilder Kaiser region to experience the Bergsportwoche, I moved on to Carinthia, or Kärnten as the Austrians call it. Carinthia is on the sunny side of Austria, on the southern side of the mountains. I had been there once before with my parents as a kid and indeed recall that it was incredibly hot compared to where we came from. Somehow, I expected Carinthia to be a little dull, compared to the mountains I had been to before.…