If you ever wished to scale heights of something other than Bukit Timah Hill, there’s no better way than to take on the stunning hiking trails of Europe. Of course, the most spectacular hiking trails aren’t always the easiest – but once you reach the summit, you’ll be rewarded with amazing views that will make it all worth it.
While there are countless treks for you to explore in Europe, here are some of its most breathtaking, spine-tingling ones, ranked according to difficulty levels – all based on firsthand experience.
1. Lake Bled – Bled, Slovenia
The epitome of a fairytale setting, Lake Bled is one of the dreamiest lakes you could ever visit. After your hike, you’ll be rewarded with a view of the surrounding Julian Alps, a medieval castle, and the calm blue of the lake.
Getting there: Head to the Ojstrica trail located at signpost #6, where you can start a 20-minute hike to the iconic viewpoint.
Insider tip: The hike is relatively short and easy, except for certain parts with steep and large steps. You’d also want to try the Bled Cake – a tasty cream cake that the scenic town is famous for. The cake is available at almost all cafes around the lake!