10 Great Hiking Retreats Across Europe in 2024

Always wanted to hike the Dolomites? Have a hankering for hot springs and hiking in Iceland? Want to walk through the mountains of beautiful Chamonix? Well, you are in luck. Because we can help you do all of these things. 

Hiking retreats blend a little bit of yoga with some incredible ventures along some of the most beautiful trails around. And whether you are looking to travel solo or join with a group of friends, these trips will allow you to meet an awesome community of new people as you immerse yourself in the local community.

So, grab your hiking boots and head for the hills, mountains and meandering paths across the globe-because we have 10 great hiking retreats and walking tours across Europe this year, you’ll definitely want to check out.

Yoga & Hiking Retreat in Spectacular Norway

Head to Molde, Norway for this beautiful Yoga & Hiking Retreat

Molde (often referred to as the town of roses) is a small town by the Moldefjordand is famous for its amazing views. It is also home to a week-long jazz festival each summer. It is surrounded by fjords and is close to several truly amazing hiking trails and viewpoints. 

Your days will begin some truly spectacular hikes, followed by some yoga. Enjoy delicious healthy meals in the company of other retreat-goers. You’ll come back feeling completely refreshed and relaxed.

Dates: Multiple departures in June and August, 2024

Tour du Mont Blanc: Multi-Day Trek in France, Italy, and Switzerland

The Tour du Mont Blanc is the world-class multi-day trek by which others are measured. Take in France, Italy, and Switzerland in this 12-day hike which captures the best that the Alps have to offer.

You’ll stay in the heart of the mountains and enjoy a variety of rustic mountain refuges in unique locations, mixed in with stylish hotels and the opportunity to indulge with spa facilities in the mountaineering capital of Chamonix.

A truly unique experience from start to end and the trip of a lifetime, this trip is led by expert guides who have been leading hiking trips along the TMB for over 22 years.

Dates: Enquire for dates

Yoga, Surf and Hike in Portugal

Head to Lisbon for this Surfing, Hiking and Yoga Retreat–where you will disconnect to reconnect with yourself.

You’ll be staying in the Natural Park on the Costa Vicentina, which sports plenty of hiking trails to explore along with beautiful beaches. Enjoy daily yoga and try your hand at surf lessons. All levels welcome

Dates: Multiple May and August Departures, 2024

Women’s Hiking Adventure Retreat in Dolomites, Italy

Calling all women. If you love to hike and are looking for a little relaxation mixed in, this Hiking Adventure Retreat for you. 

Head to the Dolomites of Italy and enjoy incredible daily hikesyoga and Qi Gong plus facilitated artful sessions designed to awaken and enrich your creative life force. 

The Dolomites are famous for their surreal beauty, with rugged white, gray, and pink peaks rising abruptly from rolling green valleys and meadows. You will hike 8-10 miles a day carrying only our day packs and stopping for lunch or having a picnic overlooking an incredible vista.

After a day of hiking, you’ll indulge in some wellness pampering at the hotel’s spa center and enjoy a delicious dinner featuring local cuisine. Your hote is family-owned and run and provides a cozy and welcoming atmosphere with comfortable rooms and warm hospitality.

Dates: Sept 1 to Sept 7, 2024

Wild Highlands and The Hebridean Islands Expedition in Scotland

Guided by locals, you’ll explore the hidden secrets of this amazing destination on this Hebridean Islands Expedition. Experience incredible hiking, visit distilleries, enjoy traditional music, and taste delicious locally sourced food. 

This trip takes you on a breathtaking journey amid world class landscapes  steeped in eons old culture and history, the likes of which can only be found in the majestic highlands and islands of Scotland. 

Beginning your adventure in Inverness, the cultural capital of the highlands, you will journey over incredible scenery to reach the western highlands and the working fishing village of Ullapool where you will dine in local pubs, enjoy a ‘wee dram’ and hike along magnificent trails and glens of the kind that can only be seen in this most unique of landscapes.

Your hut to hut journey will take you across 136km of spectacular Arctic tundra.

From Ullapool you take the ferry to the Outer Hebrides, Lewis, Harris and the mighty Isle of Skye, where you will experience the ancient arts of the Outer Hebrides, visiting local whiskey distilleries, meeting traditional craftspeople and weavers, and experiencing a Scotland that few visitors get to encounter.

Dates: Sept 26 to Oct 3, 2024

Yoga, Pilates & Hiking Retreat in Spain

This dynamic Yoga, Pilates and Hiking Retreat will take you to sunny Spain–where you’ll find yourself surrounded by unique plants and animals and whitewashed villages. You’ll enjoy yoga in the morning, explore serene hiking trails, cool off in one of  five outdoor swimming pools, and enjoy views of the Sierra. You’ll dine on delicious local dishes and sleep in luxury accommodations.

Your retreat center has 5 swimming pools, a tennis court, gardens, terraces, and hiking trails.

Your hiking tours will take you along paths around the nearby mountains, giving you breathtaking views of the whitewashed villages and to the Giant Dolmen.

Dates: May 9 to May 15, 2024

Yoga, Hiking and Spa Experience in Chamonix, France

Enjoy a week of fresh mountain air, daily yoga, nature hikes, and a luxury spa day on this Yoga, Hiking and Spa Retreat

Chamonix is a charming alpine town that promises to leave you spellbound with its stunning natural beauty. Nestled amidst the towering peaks of the French Alps, it exudes a magical ambiance that sets it apart from other destinations. The pristine mountain air, lush meadows, and snow-capped peaks create an awe-inspiring environment conducive to relaxation and self-reflection. 

This retreat is for yogis and travelers looking for the perfect alpine adventure. Enjoy two guided half-day hikes as well as a luxe spa day at QC Terme in Chamonix.

Dates: July 22 to July 27, 2024

Yoga + Hiking + Mineral Baths in Mosfellsbær, Iceland

Stay for 5 nights under the midnight sun at this Yoga, Hiking and Mineral Baths Retreat— with modern, Scandinavian architecture, incredible views of the countryside and private hot springs bordering the Atlantic Ocean. We promise you a unique experience in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

This is a place to relax and enjoy nature; you’ll find thermal baths with water levels and temperatures fluctuating with the tides, a cape called Hvammshofdi, you can walk on that is connected to land on low tide and swim in the ocean surrounded by majestic mountains and black-volcanic-sand beaches.

You’ll have optional adventures each day, including hiking to waterfalls and geysers, visiting the ever-adorable puffins, and kayaking. If you are looking for some downtime, you can stay back at the property, soak in the hot springs and do some serious relaxing. You can always do as much or as little as you like.

Dates: June 20 to June 25, 2024

The Kythira Self-Guided Walking Tour in Greece

Head to the sleepy Greek island of Kythira for this Self-Guided Walking Tour.

The unspoilt landscape, the quiet and completely abandoned villages will take you completely off the grid and allow you to recharge and get back to nature.

If you love to walk-you can take part in a 9-day self-guided walking tour that will take you across more than 150 kilometers of terrain. You’ll be able to travel from hotel to hotel on foot each day as you cover roughly 19 to 26 kilometers. 

And if you want to cover shorter distances, they will cater a trip just for you.

Dates: Flexible departures starting in March 2024.

Captivating Yoga & Light Hiking Retreat in Ireland

Head to a majestic castle for this truly relaxing Yoga and Light Hiking Retreat. Prepare to immerse yourself in a fantastic journey of self-discovery, surrounded by Ireland's awe-inspiring landscapes and rich cultural heritage. You’ll also spend part of your trip in the vibrant city of Galway.
From these locations you will practice daily yoga and explore the cliffs of Moher and the Burren. You’ll have the opportunity to hike to the Sieve Cliffs, explore Marble Arch Caves and more.

Dates: Aug 27 to Sept 2, 2024

In the End

Whether you are looking for some more challenging hiking or yoga with a little bit of walking and hiking mixed in, we have some fantastic trips to explore.They’ll help immerse you in the local culture, give you some incredible views and allow you to come back feeling completely relaxed and refreshed. So, what are you waiting for?

And if you are looking to hike but want to explore other regions–we can help with that too. Our hiking and trekking holidays span countries across the globe and we are always adding more.

If you're ready to start planning your hiking retreat, please get in touch with us today, and we’ll be happy to send you further information. Speak soon!


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