We’re excited to announce the launch of the HIKE project’s website today! This initiative from Paths of Greece aims to guide participants along three iconic European trails, promoting healthier and more active lifestyles through customized hiking events suitable for all fitness levels. The new website provides comprehensive details about free excursions and activities planned across the three countries involved. Visitors will find trail maps, event schedules, and registration procedures. The news section includes updates, insightful articles, and educational content on healthy living, while the media section highlights photos and videos from our events.

The project involves the following partners:

A Turkish non-profit organization dedicated to developing and maintaining long-distance routes for walking, biking, and horse-riding. They manage over 20 local and international trekking routes catering to various hiking interests.

Dedicated to the promotion of the cultural heritage of Greece and the protection of the environment through hiking routes. They focus on the design, implementation and promotion of hiking routes based on historical trails, adapted to modern needs.

Focused on promoting the historic route spanning over 3,000 km across England, France, Switzerland, and Italy.

The project’s hiking schedule includes:

September on the Via Francigena: Discover the picturesque path in Italy’s sunny Apulia region. Two hiking weekends will be held on coastal segments from Bari to Monopoli and from Torre Canne (Fasano) to Brindisi, featuring cultural, sports, and gastronomic activities, as well as unforgettable sunset celebrations. Find more details on the Via Francigena agenda here.

October in Greece on the Via Egnatia: Walk along the historic Via Egnatia in Greece, following the traces of this ancient Roman road. Explore sections covering Edessa, Prophitis Ilias, and Arnissa, with stunning waterfalls, interactive workshops, and cultural visits to significant industrial heritage sites.
Learn more about our walks on the Via Egnatia here.

November in Türkiye on the Tolerance Way: Experience diverse landscapes that have shaped civilizations, spanning from urban historic districts to rural terrains. Events will feature landmarks like Izmit’s scenic waterside and Kayalar Nature Parks, the charming villages of Servetiye and Kırıntı, and the ancient aqueducts near Gölkay Park. Visit the Tolerance Way section for more information.

Keep an eye on our website for the latest updates, registration details, and organizational information!