Europe's best hiking holidays to enjoy this autumn
With temperatures cooling, nature has begun one final hurrah before winter, meaning there's no better time to escape on a hiking holiday. If fabulous scenery and tranquil walking routes appeal to you, then autumn is the season to pull on your walking boots.
Join the old world's mountaineering nobility at Hotel Union Øye, where no matter where you're facing, there are unforgettable and adventurous hikes to be had. Since 1891, Hotel Union Øye has mesmerised many travellers with its distinctive Norwegian charm and has been a firm favourite amongst mountaineers since its origin, located at the entry point of some of the most iconic mountain hikes and trails in Norway. The Sunnmøre Alps have been a magnet to world-famous explorers such as Slingsby, Patchell, and generations of mountaineers, with the hotel having been the basecamp of many international climbers. Hotel Union Øye offers guided tours for guests, or for the full experience, book the Hiking the Fjords package, which includes an overnight stay, a three-course dinner to fuel up, breakfast, and a packed lunch and map for your hiking adventures.