Trans-European Alpine Route

Trans-European Alpine Route

Across Europe on foot from East to West


From Cape Emine on the Black Sea in the East to Cape Finisterre on the Atlantic Ocean in the West, the TEAR pieces together over 30 named trails.

16 Countries

In order, Bulgaria, Serbia, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Italy, France, Andorra, Spain.

1 Hiking Season

Starting in late April I hope to complete the TEAR in one go, hopefully finishing sometime in October.

About the TEAR

The Trans-European Alpine Route (TEAR) is an unofficial hiking route put together by Dylan Ivens, which he hiked in 2019. He has put together an excellent website that does a much better job than I could do describing and showcasing the route. If you are interested in reading more, I highly recommend you take a look there.

The Route

Here you can see my last marked location, I’ll try and keep this updated where ever I have mobile signal (and data). You can click on the marker to show when it was updated.

In some places I deviated from this marked route After my hike I will update the map to show the way that I actually hiked.

More Photos

I’ll be uploading extra photos from my hike to this Google Photos album.

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