The Highest High: The Best High Routes and Mountain Walks in Europe

Reach the skies and feel a sense of accomplishment and pride

Elevate your sense of achievement by completing one of our High Routes or mountain walks.

Marvel at your surroundings from the top of the world, where your effort will be rewarded with stunning vistas and a great feeling of exhilaration. Whether you're chasing the highest highs or crossing off your bucket list of mountains climbed, one thing is for sure, there's nothing quite like the feeling of touching the skies with your fingertips; and best of all, HF Holidays can take you there!

 

Mountain Walks in Austria

Austria is famous for its exceptional mountain ranges - the Zillertal and Stubai Alps receive much acclaim for their range of walks and exhilarating adventures. So, if you enjoy the thrill of climbing and trekking the harder routes, Austria could be your calling, with panoramic landscapes, wildflower meadows, rare wildlife, glistening lakes, and superb trails to discover.

Explore the famous Zillertal Alps in Mayrhofen

Zillertal Alps, Mayrhofen - Austria


Venture across snow-capped peaks towering over picture-perfect villages and flower-filled meadows nestled in green valleys, and along spectacular ridges with vistas of pristine glaciers and far-off mountain tops.

 

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7nts from £948 per person

Hike through beautiful mountain scenery in Neustift, Austria

Stubai Alps, Neustift - Austria


Journey to the heart of the imposing Austrian Tyrol with its 3,000 metre peaks. Our Alpine base gives you access to the tallest summits and colourful valleys filled with mountain flowers.



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7nts from £999 per person

Among the mountains: exceptional High Routes

Both the Tatra Mountains and the Dolomites are 'heaven' to mountain enthusiasts. Walking in Europe's most rewarding mountain ranges offer sweet satisfaction and a matchless sense of achievement.

Poland's Tatra Mountains provides wonderful views of Slovakia

Tatra Mountains, Zakopane - Poland


This vast area boasts a multitude of excellent trails taking in long valleys, grassy ridges and spectacular peaks. Discover open country dotted with traditional wooden huts, forested hillsides and mountain lakes.

 

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7nts from £899 per person

The Dolomites in Selva provide a unique but hard challenge to mountain-lovers

Dolomites, Selva - Italy


Selva, in the awe-inspiring Dolomites, is a must-see destination guaranteed to impress. Walk among magnificent limestone mountains sculpted by glaciers, and delight at the beautiful Alpine meadows.

 

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7nts from £1,149 per person

 

The joys of Hutting - stay overnight among the mountains 

Experience the toughest routes of Selva - have the chance to stay in a mountain hut

High Routes & Hutting


Enjoy challenging routes around Selva with the added thrill of spending a night in an authentic mountain hut – a stay in a classic refugio is a great way to savour your surroundings in a unique setting and enjoy some spectacular walks previously off-limits.

 

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7nts from £1,199 per person


Other great mountain walks not to miss

Europe isn't the only continent famous for it's mountain walks - don't miss out on discovering:

Looking for a different type of challenge? Maybe it's time you hopped on a guided trail or joined us on a Challenge Walking holiday. Alternatively, see where else in Europe or around the world you can go on a walking holiday with HF Holidays...

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