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SULTANS TRAIL

The Sultans Trail is a long-distance hiking and cycling trail from Vienna to Istanbul, with a length of 2500 km. It takes an average person 15 weeks to complete the entire Sultans Trail. Cyclists need around 4 weeks to do so.

Nature, History and Culture

The trail runs through amazing nature and idyllic old villages with Ottoman, Habsburg, Byzantine, Roman and Communist heritage, from archaeological sites, old monasteries to brutalist architecture. As many civilizations had their influence you will be surprised by this rich mishmash of cultures.

When you are interested in nature, history and culture you will love this old route to Istanbul. The different trade routes, wars and rules have all left their traces, this route is full of memories of the ancient past that you can find in the most unlikely places.

IMPRESSIONS

Пътят на султана е незабравимо преживяване

The Sultan’s journey is an unforgettable experience

Преживей емоцията по Пътя на султана

Experience the emotion on the Sultan’s Path

Пътят на султана – палитра от светове

The way of the sultan – a palette of worlds

Mihaela Kircheva

Tourmanager, Nature Adventures Rhodope mountains

Пътят на султана е незабравимо преживяване

The Sultan’s journey is an unforgettable experience

Преживей емоцията по Пътя на султана

Experience the emotion on the Sultan’s Path

Пътят на султана – палитра от светове

The way of the sultan – a palette of worlds

Mihaela Kircheva

Tourmanager, Nature Adventures Rhodope mountains

Пътят на султана е незабравимо преживяване

The Sultan’s journey is an unforgettable experience

Преживей емоцията по Пътя на султана

Experience the emotion on the Sultan’s Path

Пътят на султана – палитра от светове

The way of the sultan – a palette of worlds

Mihaela Kircheva

Tourmanager, Nature Adventures Rhodope mountains

Total distance in km

Sections

Countries

Monuments

Natural reserves

Sultans Trail Values

  • Leave no trace
  • Respect for nature and other cultures

100% Adventure

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
― Lao Tzu

Qoute Austria

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Slovakia

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Hungary

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Croatia

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Serbia

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Bulgaria

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Greece

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Quote Turkey

 

– Victor Novak, Califor Agro Ltd.

Special Events

10 june 2021

HIKING TRIP

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11 JULY 2021

CYCLING TRIP

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Story room

Stories and blogs from our Sultans Trail hikers and cyclists. Groups, lonesome hikers, young explorers and pioneers share their own experiences and personal pictures. One young fit hiker even hiked from Istanbul to Vienna and back to Istanbul, Paddy Devlin has written an extensive blog and can be read here.  Like to share your adventure? Please contact our chief editor Tine Lambers, she is always happy to hear your news for the monthly newsletter.

Serbia, Niš to Bulgaria, Pazardzhik

Serbia, Niš to Bulgaria, Pazardzhik

Travelogue from Serbia, Niš to Bulgaria, Pazardzhik Niš, Serbia concentration camp We arrive in Niš and for the first time, I set foot in Serbia. We...

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