List of long-distance footpaths

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This is a list of some long-distance footpaths used for walking and hiking.

Americas[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

  • Serra dos Órgãos
    • 36 kilometres (22 mi) between Petrópolis and Teresópolis (medium to hard trail)
  • Serra da Mantiqueira
    • Serra Fina: 54 kilometres (34 mi) between Passa Quatro and Cruzeiro (very hard trail)

There are 3 different starting points

    • 538 kilometres (334 mi) from Sao Carlos to Aparecida

or from Cravinhos to Aparecida or from Mococo to Aparecida

Canada[edit]

Chile[edit]

  • Patagonia
  • Magallanes
    • 118 kilometers. Full circuit of Torres del Paine, including Valle del Francés and access to the base of Torres del Paine.[2]

Greenland[edit]

Peru[edit]

  • Cordillera Blanca and Waywash mountain range near Huaráz
    • 30 kilometers (19 mi) 10-14 day trek on the Waywash Circuit
    • 52 kilometers (33 mi) 3-4 day "W" Circuit Santa Cruz trek
    • 94 kilometers (59 mi) 6-10 day Alpamayo Circuit, full "O" Circuit
  • Sacred Valley & Willkanuta mountain range near Cuzco
    • 88 kilometers (55 mi) for the longest Mollepata variant of the Inca trail, with options for a single day to more than six days, all ending at Machu Picchu
    • 32 kilometers (20 mi) Cachora to Chuqik'iraw trek
    • 80 kilometers (50 mi) 5-6 day trek on Ausangate Circuit
  • Colca Canyon near Arequipa
    • 60 kilometers (37 mi) 5 day trek around Canyon or other single-day and multi-day hikes

Panama[edit]

United States[edit]

Asia[edit]

Armenia[edit]

  • 296 kilometres (184 mi) Janapar marked trail wandering through mountains, valleys, and villages of Karabakh, with monasteries and fortresses along the way. [3]

Bhutan[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

The merit of hiking trails in Hong Kong is that hikers can enjoy scenery of both the sea and highland.

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • Hokkaidō Nature Trail: 4,585 kilometres (2,849 mi) all over the island of Hokkaidō(planning)
  • Tōhoku Nature Trail: 4,374 kilometres (2,718 mi) within prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima
  • Chubu Hokuriku Nature Trail: 4,029 kilometres (2,504 mi) within prefectures of Gunma, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Nagano, Gifu and Shiga
  • Kantō Fureai Trail: 1,665 kilometres (1,035 mi) within prefectures of Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tōkyō and Kanagawa. Also known as the Capital Region Nature Trail.[3]
  • Tōkaidō Nature Trail: 1,697 kilometres (1,054 mi) from Tokyo to Osaka via prefectures of Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Aichi, Shiga, Gifu, Mie, Kyōto and Nara
  • Kinki Nature Trail: 3,291 kilometres (2,045 mi) within prefectures of Fukui, Mie, Shiga, Kyōto, Osaka, Hyōgo, Nara, Wakayama and Tottori
  • Chugoku Nature Trail: 2,211 kilometres (1,374 mi) within prefectures of Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi
  • Shikoku Nature Trail: 1,637 kilometres (1,017 mi) within prefectures of Ehime, Tokushima, Kagawa and Kōchi
  • Kyushu Nature Trail: 2,587 kilometres (1,607 mi) within prefectures of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki and Kagoshima

Jordan[edit]

  • 600 kilometers (372 mi) Jordan Trail: north-south, cross country from Um Qais to Aqaba

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

  • Grand Malaysia Trail (Kai Pengembara Negara-Kai Trails Around Malaysia): nation-wide trail of more than 3,000 kilometres (1,900 mi) length

Myanmar[edit]

Hkakabo Razi Trail, climbing the highest peak in Myanmar, in Khakaborazi National Park, and various footpaths in Putao

Nepal[edit]

Russia[edit]

South Korea[edit]

  • The Baekdudaegan Trail: 750 kilometres (470 mi) along the ridge of the Baekdu Daegan mountain range
  • The Jeju Olle (400 km) is a series of connected walking courses that circumnavigate the coastline of Jeju Island.

Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

  • Sultans Trail Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey

Denmark[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

  • Barbarossaweg: Korbach to Kyffhäuserdenkmal (332 kilometres (206 mi))
  • Bonifatiusweg: Mainz to Fulda (180 kilometres (110 mi))
  • Christine-Koch-Weg: Menden to Bad Laasphe (123 kilometres (76 mi))
  • König-Ludwig-Weg: Berg am Starnberger See to Füssen (120 kilometres (75 mi))
  • Maximiliansweg: Lindau to Berchtesgaden (350 kilometres (220 mi))
  • Moselhöhenweg: Trier to Koblenz
  • Pandurensteig: Waldmuenchen to Passau
  • Rennsteig: Hörsel to Blankenstein/Saale through the Thuringian Forest (169 kilometres (105 mi))
  • Rheinburgenweg Trail: Bingen to Koblenz to Rüdesheim am Rhein (c.200 kilometres (120 mi))
  • Rheinhöhenweg Trail: Bonn to Alsheim/Wiesbaden (530 kilometres (330 mi))
  • Rheinsteig: Bonn to Wiesbaden (320 kilometres (200 mi))
  • Westweg (Schwarzwald Höhenweg West): Pforzheim to Basel (279 kilometres (173 mi))
  • Mittelweg (Schwarzwald Höhenweg Mittel): Pforzheim to Waldshut (233 kilometres (145 mi))
  • Ostweg (Schwarzwald Höhenweg Ost): Pforzheim to Schaffhausen (238 kilometres (148 mi))
  • Schwarzwald Nordrandweg: Mühlacker to Karlsruhe (71 kilometres (44 mi))
  • Schwarzwald-Querweg Freiburg-Bodensee: Freiburg to Konstanz (183 kilometres (114 mi))
  • Saar-Hunsrück-Steig: Trier to Saarschleife in Mettlach or Idar-Oberstein 9 (180 kilometres (110 mi))

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

  • Laugavegur from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork to Skógar (80 kilometres (50 mi))

Italy[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

  • Zevenwoudenpad from Lauwersoog to Steenwijk (200 kilometres (120 mi))
  • Pionierspad from Steenwijk to Muiden (200 kilometres (120 mi))
  • Floris V-pad from Amsterdam to Bergen op Zoom (245 kilometres (152 mi))
  • Trekvogelpad from Bergen aan Zee to Enschede (380 kilometres (240 mi))
  • Marskramerpad from Bad Bentheim to Den Haag (360 kilometres (220 mi))
  • Maarten van Rossumpad from 's-Hertogenbosch to Ommen (308 kilometres (191 mi))
  • Deltapad from Sluis to Hoek van Holland (237 kilometres (147 mi))
  • Hollands Kustpad from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder (213 kilometres (132 mi))
  • Friese Kustpad from Stavoren to Lauwersoog (131 kilometres (81 mi))
  • Wad- en Wierdenpad from Lauwersoog to Nieuweschans (123 kilometres (76 mi))
  • Oeverloperpad from Rotterdam Europoort to Leerdam (232 kilometres (144 mi))
  • Lingepad from Leerdam to Nijmegen (German border) (98 kilometres (61 mi))
  • Pelgrimspad from Amsterdam to Maastricht (453 kilometres (281 mi))
  • Zuiderzeepad from Enkhuizen to Stavoren (400 kilometres (250 mi))
  • Pieterpad from Pieterburen to the Sint Pietersberg (492 kilometres (306 mi))
  • Noaberpad from Nieuweschans to Emmerich (363 kilometres (226 mi))
  • Grenslandpad from Sluis to Thorn (363 kilometres (226 mi))
  • Overijssels Havezatenpad from Oldenzaal to Steenwijk (272 kilometres (169 mi))
  • Peellandpad from 's-Hertogenbosch to Roermond (160 kilometres (99 mi))

Norway[edit]

  • Jotunheimen Trail (Norwegian: "Jotunheimstien"): 320 kilometres (200 mi) from downtown Oslo to Lake Gjende in Jotunheimen
  • Nordkalottruta (Finnish: Kalottireitti, Swedish: Nordkalottleden): 800 kilometres (500 mi) from Kautokeino (located in Finnmark, Northern Norway) to Sulitjelma (Norway) or alternately Kvikkjokk (Sweden)
  • Norway from south to north (Norwegian: "Norge på langs"): 2,500 kilometres (1,600 mi) from Lindesnes to North Cape, Norway

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • Sultans Trail Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey

Republic of Ireland[edit]

Serbia[edit]

  • Sultans Trail Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey
  • Fruškogorska transverzala - circular trail around Fruška Gora mountain - 160 km (100 mi)

Slovakia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

See: Hiking trails in Switzerland

United Kingdom[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Africa[edit]

Namibia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Other routes to check: [7]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

See: List of long-distance hiking tracks in Australia

New Zealand[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dudeck, Jan. "Greater Patagonian Trail". wikiexplora. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Meneses, Patricia. "Trekking Torres del Paine". Wikiexplora. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  3. ^ http://ja.japantourist.jp/view/the-kanto-fureai-no-michi-in-tokyo
  4. ^ KOM-EMINE from Walkingworld
  5. ^ Główny Szlak Beskidzki - opis trasy