Each classification has been arbitrarily described and over-simplified, use the level indication just as a guideline and read carefully the extended trip information:
Trips with short walks of generally 2-4 hours (excluding breaks) and/or optional day excursions; flat or slightly hilly terrain using well kept paths.
Moderate day walks, 3-5 hours per day (excluding breaks) on hilly to mountainous areas using well kept, sometimes stony paths.
Moderate day walks are interspersed with more strenuous excursions, 4-6 hours per day (excluding breaks) on hilly to mountainous areas using well kept, sometimes stony paths.
Trips with strenuous day walks or trekking in mountainous areas. 5-7 hours walking per day, sometimes carrying backpacks with stuff for one night; height differences between 500 and 1000m per day.
Trips with very demanding walks or trekking through high alpine mountains, 6-8 hours walking per day sometimes carrying backpacks with stuff for several nights. Height differences up to 1500 meters per day. Includes also trail running tours.
The bicycle trips in this program have different levels. It is not easy to give a correct estimation of the trip level. It is important to consider a number of factors: the daily distances, the wind direction, the weather, the number of gears on your bike and your own physical condition. If you have any doubts, don’t hesitate to contact our travel consultants.
Easy biking in nearly flat landscape; also possible for people with little or no bicycle experience. The daily distances are approximately 20-40 km in general. Bicycles with up to 3 gears can do the job. All our adult rental bikes have at least 21 gears.
Biking in nearly flat to hilly areas for the infrequent cyclist. The daily distances vary between 30 and 50 km. and you may encounter a short climb (of max 200m) from time to time. A bicycle with minimum 7 gears will do. All our rental bikes have at least 21 gears
Biking in hilly areas for the fit and frequent cyclist. The daily distances vary between 35 and 65 km. but you will encounter some steep or extended climbs up to 500m. You will need a bicycle with at least 21 gears
Demanding biking in areas where you cannot avoid steep and extended climbs up to 750m and the Training and bicycle experience are required. The daily distances range from 40 up to 80 km. You need a strong bicycle with at least 21 gears.
Serious and strenuous biking trips in mountainous area. The slopes are longer and/or steeper than at the previous category and the daily distances range between 50 and 100 km Requires an excellent physical condition, a broad cycling experience and adequate mountain climbing bicycle. Includes racing tours