Leading Quality Trails, Best of Europe

Leading Quality Trails are world class walking trails!

If you want to

  • walk along the best hikes in Europe
  • walk along natural paths,
  • see impressive landscapes,
  • pass through picturesque towns,
  • pass cultural sights,
  • not get lost on the trail because there is hiker friendly marking and distinct signposting,
  • have your luggage transported along the trail,
  • be able to rest underway at resting places,
  • to have continous accessabilty to the trail,
  • plan your walk from home into details …

… then the Leading Quality Trails are just for you !

Leading Quality Trails are the best walking routes in Europe as they are certified after high standards set by ERA.

Leading Quality Trails

The standards and certification ensure good experiences within beautiful nature, wellmarked trails, easy access, good logistics, well maintained websites and lugage transportation.

Menalon Trail in Greece
Menalon Trail in Greece

All Leading Quality Trails are certified after the same strict standards by experienced walkers from ERA.

With the certification you are ensured to walk along trails of world class standards. 

Find the Leading Quality Trails here:

CountryLeading Quality Trail – Best of EuropeLinkLength (km)Certified by ERA until end of
A/D *Lechweg * 1252025
BNational Park Trail Hoge Kempen1102025

CZStezka údolím Lužnice Toulavou Lužnice Valley Hiking Trail 552025
DAlbtraufgänger 1132023
DDonauberglandweg 572024
DMoselsteig 3652023
DVeldenzwanderweg 602023
DZeugenbergrunde 482023
DKMols Bjerge Stien 602023
DKMarskstien – the Marsh Trail542024
FTraversée du Massif des Vosges 4302025
GRAndros Route 1002025
GR Menalon Trail 752025
L/B *Escapardenne Eislek Trail * 1062025
LEscapardenne Lee Trail 522025
LMullerthal Trail 1122023
Historical Villages of Portugal – GR22 555spring 2023
Rota Vicentina – Historical Way 2502023
SKullaleden 702025
* this trail is running through both countries

Download a brochure with some of the Leading Quality Trails (in English and German)