The Sultans Trail is a 2500 km long-distance hiking and cycling trail from Vienna to Istanbul. It takes an average person 15 weeks to complete the entire Sultans Trail. Cyclists need around 4 weeks to do so.
East meets West
Contrary to its past, then a path of conquest, the Sultans Trail nowadays is a path of peace, a meeting place for people of different faiths, cultures and backgrounds. That’s why we choose consciously to let this Sultans Trail, a European Cultural Route, run back from Vienna to Istanbul, from conquest to “collaboration in diversity”.
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
Total distance in km
“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old”
Lepši chlebik v pokojí, ako koláč v rozbroji
Better to eat bread in peace, than cake amidst turmoil
Ez van, ezt kell szeretni
This is what it is
Hurry slowly: More speed, less haste
Uzdaj se u se i u svoje kljuse
Trust yourself and your horse
След дъжд – качулка
“You put your hood on after the rain”
Σπίτι μου σπιτάκι μου και σπιτοκαλυβάκι μου
My home, my little home, a little house of my own
Greek equivalent of “Home, sweet home”
I great in peace
Turkish meet and greet
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.
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