E6

Description

    E6
  1. Name E6 (E6)
  2. Length of trail 6,283 km, 3,904 miles
  3. Length in days 315 days
  4. Start of trail Kilpisjärvi (Fin)
  5. End of trail Alexandroupolis (Gr)
  6. Traildino grading EW, Easy walk, nature trail

E6, GreeceE6: Kilpisjärvi (Fin) - Alexandroupolis (Gr), 5200 km

Lapland - Baltic Sea – Wachau – Adriatic – Aegean Sea

Stretching out for 6300km, this path sets off from Kilpisjärvi, way up in the northwest of Finland. It leads south through Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Slovenia until it reaches the Adriatic. From here there is a gap until Greece, to be bridged by ferry to Igoumenitsa. The trail then continues across northern Greece to end on the Aegean sea.

Finnland (2000 km, mostly unmarked)

  • Start in Kilpisjärvi, border with Norway
  • Kilpisjärvi - Iso-Syöte, not marked
  • Urho Kaleva Kekkonen trail, Iso-Syöte - Vuokatti - Maanselkä, 400 km marked
  • Maanselkä - Keuruu, not marked
  • Keski-Soumen-Maakuntaura, Keuruu - Saarijärvi, 184 km marked
  • Keuruu – Tevanniemi, 136 km, marked
  • Tevanniemi - Turku, not marked
  • Side trail: Helsinki - Turku, marked
  • End in Turku

Sweden (1312 km, marked)

Denmark (342 km, marked)

  • Bridge from Malmö
  • Start in Kastrup

Sjælland:

Fyn:

  • Local trails, Nyborg - Hesselagergård, 30 km, bicycle route
  • Øhavsstien, Hesselagergård - Svendborg, 33 km marked
  • Boat to Ærøskøbing

Ærø:

  • Øhavsstien, Ærøskøbing - Søby, 20 km marked
  • Boat to Fynshav

Als and Jylland:

  • Local trails, Fynshav - Høruphav, 17 km not marked
  • Gendarmstien, Høruphav - Kruså, 79 km marked

Germany (1522 km, marked)

  • Start in Kruså (Dk) / Kupfermühle (D)
  • Kupfermühle - Flensburg – Schleswig – Kiel, 135 km
  • Kiel – Lübeck, 152 km
  • Lübeck – Lauenburg, 103 km
  • Lauenburg – Gifhorn, 164
  • Gifhorn – Wolfenbüttel – Goslar, 102 km
  • Goslar – Göttingen, 98 km
  • Werraburgsteig, Wartburgpfad, Frau-Holle-pfad, Göttingen – Münden- Eschwege – Hünfeld, 223 km
  • Hünfeld – Coburg, 183 km
  • Quellenweg, Coburg – Marktredwitz, 163 km
  • From here, you can take the alternative route via Czech Republic to Bayerisch Eisenstein, see below
  • Ostweg, Nurtschweg, Marktredwitz - Waldmünchen - Bayerisch Eisenstein, 199 km
  • Nordwaldkammweg, Bayerisch Eisenstein - Dreisesselberg, 190 km
  • Last village: Haidmühle
  • Last place

Czech Republic (220 km, marked, alternative route between Marktredwitz and Bayerisch Eisenstein)

  • Start in Marktredwitz (Germany)
  • First village in Czech Republic: Pomezí nad Ohří
  • Marktredwitz - Pomezí nad Ohří, about 20 km not marked
  • Pomezí - Mariánské Lázně -Železná Ruda, 220 km marked
  • Last village: Železná Ruda, border with Germany (Bayerisch Eisenstein)

Austria (670 km, marked)

  • First place: Dreissesselberg in Germany
  • Nord-Süd-Weg, Weitwanderweg 05, Dreisesselberg - Freistadt – Karlstift – Melk (167 km), Melk – Mariazell – Leoben (197 km), Leoben – Pack – Eibiswald - Radlpass/Radelj (140 km)
  • Last village: Eibiswald, border with Slovenia

Maps:

WK 262 Böhmerwald-Mühlviertel-Moldau Stausee, 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2007.
WK 261 Mühlviertel-Freistadt-Linz/Urfahr, 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2008.
WK 071 Wachau-Donautal-Yspertal-Jauerling-Dunkelsteinerwald, 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2010.
WK 031 Ötscherland-Mariazell-Erlauftal-Lunzer See-Scheibbs-Melker Alpenvorland, 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2009.
WK 041 Hochschwab-Veitschalpe-Eisenerz-Bruck a.d. Mur 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2008.
WK 132 Gleinalpe-Leoben-Voitsberg 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2010.
WK 411 Steirisches Weinland-Südwest-Steiermark, 1:50.000, Freitag & berndt, 2009.

Slovenia Trail Marking E6

 

Slovenia (315 km, marked)

  • Start in Radl-Pass, border with Austria
  • Local trails: Radlje ob Dravi – Mala Kopa – Turiška vas – Mozirje – Trojane – Moravče – Jevnica – Grosuplje, 142 km marked
  • Local trails: Grosuplje - Turjak (variant through Iška) – Mačkovec – Loški Potok – Snežnik – Ilirska Bistrica – Slavnik – Podgorje – Hrastovlje – Kubed – Šmarje pri Kopru – Strunjan (Adriatic Coast), 160 km marked
  • End in Strunjan (Adriatic Coast)
  • Boat to Igoumenitsa from Koper, Trieste, or Venice

Guidebooks:

Vodnik po E6 SLO, Turistična zveza Slovenije, 2003. (guide) also in Englisch
Dario Cortese: Evropska pešpot E6, Mladinska knjiga, 2005 (guide).

Maps:

Pohorje 1:50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2008.
Kamniško-savinjske Alpe 1.50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2009
Posavsko hribovje – zahodni del 1:50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2002.
Ljubljana in okolica 1:50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2003.
Snežnik 1:50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2008.
Slovenska Istra, Čičarija, Brkini in Kras 1:50.000, Planinska zveza Slovenije, 2010.

Bosnia-Herzegovina (5 km, marked)

  • Mount Igman, Sarajevo, 5 km

Greece (1166 km, mostly unmarked and probably in poor condition)

  • Boat from Koper, Trieste, or Venice
  • Start in Igoumenitsa
  • Igoumenits - Ioannina - Florina, 430 km
  • Florina - Paranesti, 492 km
  • Paranesti - Xanthia - Dikella, 244 km
  • End in Alexandropolis
  • Real end in Smothraki (an island)
Select some tracks
European long distance path E6
European long distance path E6 - part Germany, 0.4km
Europäischer Fernwanderweg E1, Deutschland, Schleswig-Holstein, Alternativroute Lübeck, 0.1km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Exkurs Lübeck-Ost, 4.2km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Exkurs Lübeck-Süd, 7.5km
Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Schleswig-Holstein, 415km
.Busshuttle Herrentunnel Lübeck->Kücknitz, 2km
.Busshuttle Herrentunnel Kücknitz->Lübeck, 2.2km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Niedersachsen, 422km
Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Hessische Rhön, 47km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E3, Deutschland, Bayrische Rhön, 82km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E3 und E6, Deutschland, Rhön (Milseburg - Heidelstein), 20km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Bayrische Rhön, 82km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Frankenwald, 159km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Bayerischer Wald, 178km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Region Bayerischer Wald, 44km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E3, Deutschland, Oberpfalz, 204km
.Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Deutschland, Hessen, 143km
European long distance path E6 - part Sweden, 2.8km
Roslagsleden
.Roslagsleden, etapp 1, 15km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 2, 13km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 3, 16km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 4, 12km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 5, 20km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 6, 20km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 7, 20km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 8, 13km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 9, 24km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 10, 8.8km
.Roslagsleden, etapp 11, 21km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 1, 9.3km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 2, 6.5km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 3, 13km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 4, 9.4km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 5, 11km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 6, 12km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 62, 7.4km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 61 (ej fullständig), 7.7km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 60, 7.4km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 59, 9.1km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 55, 16km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 54, 7.9km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 53 (inkomplett), 2.9km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 52, 3.2km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 51, 3.4km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 50, 5.6km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 49, 11km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 36:3, 6.2km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 36:2, 8.7km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 36:1, 8.7km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 35, 12km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 34, 13km
.Sörmlandsleden, etapp 33:1, 3.5km
.Höglandsleden, 96km
.Gislavedsleden Hägnalian - Isaberg, 14km
.Gislavedsleden Mjösundet - Hägnalian, 17km
.Gislavedsleden Leabo sand - Mjösundet, 12km
.Gislavedsleden Boberg - Leabo sand, 14km
.Gislavedsleden Grävlingabackarna - Boberg, 15km
.Gislavedsleden Kollabo - Grävlingabackarna, 25km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Långesjön - Sandsjön, 15km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Sandsjön - Kvarnforsen, 8.7km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Kvarnforsen - Gyltige, 23km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Gyltige - Assman, 14km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Assman - Mästocka, 16km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Mästocka - Västralt, 20km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Västralt - Ekegården, 19km
.Hallandsleden Etappen Ekegården - Koarp, 13km
.Skåneleden 1, Etapp 13: Bjärabygget-Koarp, 17km
.Skåneleden 1, Etapp 12: Lärkesholm-Bjärabygget, 13km
.Skåneleden 1, Etapp 11: Hårsjö-Lärkesholm, 20km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 1: Hårsjö-Olastorp, 3.7km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 2: Olastorp-Vedema, 13km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 3: Vedema-Hässleholmsgården, 17km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 4: Hässleholmsgården-Rännarehusen, 7.9km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 5: Rännarehusen-Lillsjödal, 15km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 6: Lillsjödal-Maglebjär, 21km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 7: Maglebjär - Onsvalakällan, 10km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 8: Onsvalakällan-Bjeveröd, 4.5km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 9: Bjeveröd-Hörby Ringsjöstrand, 16km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 10: Hörby Ringsjöstrand-Rövarekulan, 12km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 11: Rövarekulan-Höghult, 9.1km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 12: Höghult-Krankesjön, 9.4km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 13: Krankesjön-Väderkullen, 14km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 14: Väderkullen-Häckeberga, 7.2km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 15: Häckeberga-Sturup, 11km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 16: Sturup-Eksholmssjön, 6.4km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 17: Eksholmssjön-Torup, 9.3km
.Skåneleden 2, Etapp 18: Torup-Malmö Bulltofta, 14km
.European long distance path E6 - part Denmark, 362km
.European long distance path E6 - part Austria, 590km
.European long distance path E6 - part Czech Republic, 81km
.European long distance path E6 - part Slovenia, 57km
.European long distance path E6 - part Finland, 84km
.European long distance path E6 - part Greece, 704km
Nord-Süd Weitwanderweg 05, 474km
Rundwanderweg Erbach 6, 14km
E1 E6 Bungsberg Abkürzung, 1.6km
Ortswanderweg Esselbach 6, 3.8km
Europäischer Fernwanderweg E6, Abstecher zum Nebelstein, 12km
Kongeveien over Dovre (Kongsvoll-Oppdal), 46km

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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Central Rhodopes Mountains
  • Central Rhodopes Mountains on the border of north-eastern Greece and Bulgaria on a waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map from Geopsis highlighting nine recommended hiking trails and the local section of the E6 cross-Europe long-distance route. All place names are in both Greek and Latin alphabet, with several villages... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Eastern Rhodopes Mountains
  • Eastern Rhodopes Mountains on the border of north-eastern Greece and Bulgaria on a waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map from Geopsis highlighting nine recommended hiking trails and the local section of the E6 cross-Europe long-distance route. All place names are in both Greek and Latin alphabet, with several villages... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Western Rhodopes - Falakro
  • Central Rhodopes Mountains on the border of north-eastern Greece and Bulgaria on a waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map from Geopsis highlighting nine recommended hiking trails and the local section of the E6 cross-Europe long-distance route. All place names are in both Greek and Latin alphabet, with several villages... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Valia Kalda - Vasilitsa Anavasi 6.4
  • Pindos: Valia Kalda - Vasilitsa area at 1:50,000in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps from Anavasi with a UTM grid for GPS users. The map covers part of the northern Pindus highlands, extending northwards from Metsovo to well beyond Smixi, ski centre on the northern slpes of Mt. Vasilitsa. With Samarina on its western margin... Read more
  • Also available from:
  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelkaart 6.4 Valia Kalda - Pindus / Pindos | Anavasi
  • Uitstekende topografische kaarten van een deel van Griekenland: zonder meer hele goede kaarten voor wandeltochten in een onbekend stuk Griekenland! Ze zijn gedrukt op scheurvast en watervast papier op een schaal van 1:50.000 met een UTM grid voor GPS gebruikers. Op de meeste kaarten is geven de hoogtelijnen een interval van 20m. aan. Met... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Andoya Tourist Route
  • The Andoya National Tourist Route Map belongs to a series of 18 map and postcards sets describing popular tourist routes all over Norway. The map set includes a map in 1: 50,000 presenting an accurate topography (based on the Norwegian topographic survey) which describes local footpaths, cycle or ski routes, sport and recreational facilities,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Istria K+F Outdoor Map
  • Istria at 1:75,000 on a double-sided, durable, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible recreational map from Kümmerly + Frey, with street plans of Pula, Rovinj, Opatija, Umag, Novigrad, Porec and Vrsar. Topography is indicated by contours at 50m intervals, with relief shading and colouring for woodlands. Road network includes small local... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Prespa - Vitsi - Voras Anavasi 6.2
  • Prespa - Vitsi – Voras area of northern Greece at 1:50,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, contoured map from Anavasi, with recommendations for three hiking trails and notes on the E4 and E6 cross-European trails. The map is double-sided; coverage in the west starts from the Prespa Lake on the border with Albania and... Read more
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