Breathtaking Walks Around the World You Have to Take At Least Once

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There are beautiful walking trails around the world, but there are some that are truly a must to experience, like The Quiraing on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, pictured above. A 4.5-mile, somewhat strenuous circular route will allow you to peer at the spectacularly strange rock formations of the Quiraing and the amazing landscape below.

Capri, Italy

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This one-mile trek begins in bustling Piazza Umberto I and continues along Via Vittorio Emanuele and Via Camerelle to Via Tragara offering incredible vistas of Italy’s southern coast.

The Haute Route, Alps

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If you’re up for a long walk, The Haute Route offers the chance to experience the very best of The Alps, starting in Chamonix, France and ending in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Ring of Kerry, Ireland

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The Ring of Kerry, a stage coach route created in 1815 through historic villages and sites in County Kerrytraces the coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula beginning in the Oak Woods of Killarney National Park, followed by the beautiful towns of Kenmare, Sneem and Glenbeigh before taking a step back in time at historic Derrynane House.

Skerwink Trail, Newfoundland, Canada

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The Skerwink Trail was named one of the Top 35 walks in North America and Europe by Travel + Leisure magazine. It offers the chance to see icebergs in the spring and early summer as well as all types of wildlife, including humpback whales.

The Narrows, Utah

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Of course, there are also amazing trails in the U.S., like The Narrows in Zion National Park, carved throughout the millennia by the Virgin River, providing breathtaking scenery throughout the 16-mile stretch.