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Difficulty levels and symbols

Our cycling and hiking holidays are classified as per their difficulty level. Please find the difficulty level descriptions below.

In addition to the difficulty level, the characteristics of the tour and the route are given on each tour's tour info and the daily kilometres on the tour's itinerary. Use all this information, when choosing the suitable tour for you.

Cycling holiday difficulty levels

●○○○ Easy
No earlier experience is required. Basic fitness level is required. Flat terrain and only few ascents.

●●○○ Moderate
For those who are used to do some exercise. Good basic fitness level is required. Mainly gently hilly, occasionally flat terrain.

●●●○ Demanding
For fit and accustomed cyclists. Hilly terrain and a few long ascents and descents.

●●●● Very demanding
For athletic cyclists. Very good fitness level is required. Several demanding and long ascents and descents.

Hiking holiday difficulty levels

●○○○ Easy
No earlier experience is required. Basic fitness level is required. Flat terrain with occasional, minor alterations in altitude.

●●○○ Moderate
For those who are used to do some exercise. Good basic fitness level is required. Mainly hilly terrain with several, gentle ascents and descents. It is possible that the route includes also a couple of steeper, but short ascents or descents.

●●●○ Demanding
For fit and accustomed hikers. Mainly hilly terrain and mid-high mountains. Considerable alterations in altitude.

●●●● Very demanding
For athletic and experienced hikers. Route follows mountain paths and roads. Mountainous terrain with considerable alterations in altitude.


Please see also Terms and conditions.

If you need any help in choosing the holiday or the difficulty level, we will be more than happy to help. Please contact us!


Legend for the symbols

Cycling holiday -symbol

Cycling holiday

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Hiking holiday

Self-guided holiday -symbol

Independent / Self-guided holiday
On a self-guided tour you will cycle or hike independently with the help of a map and route description. You can mostly decide yourself when to start your cycling or hiking day, which sights to see, when to stop for a break, what pace to proceed and which experiences to spend most time with.

Veranatura’s self-guided holidays are package tours which always include:
  • • accommodation and breakfast
  • • route description and map
  • • information about destination
  • • service-hotline
  • • luggage transfer, if the tour consists of day trips from one accommodation to another (unless otherwise stated in the tour description)

electric bicycle -symbol

For this holiday you can choose an electric bicycle