Scenic European Runs
Many times runners are looking for new and interesting places to get out and enjoy their sport. Fortunately, if you are live in or visit Europe, there are plenty of beautiful places that you can enjoy as you engage in this activity. Some of the best scenic runs to go on in Europe can also be the most challenging, but of course, the route you choose will depend on your own personal preferences and level of endurance.
Every country has their own magnificent spots that would make ideal locations for running, so singling out any one country is certainly not necessary. However, if you enjoy mountain views, Switzerland will probably lead the list for scenic beauty, but France, Austria and even Germany all have absolutely stunning scenic vistas that can be part of your running regimen. Many of these areas have well marked running and hiking trails that can be used for a safe and beautiful workout.
While finding out of the way places to run might not be as easy if you are located in the heart of the city, it is still possible. In fact, there are beautiful parks and gardens in most major cities throughout Europe and many of these will be popular destinations for runners looking for scenic beauty and a safe running environment. After all, trying to run alongside busy traffic and crowded sidewalks is certainly not an ideal situation and can be frustrating for everyone involved.
If you are not familiar with a particular city, you can talk with your hotel concierge and request information on good running trails in the area. For residents, many cities have running clubs that would make an ideal resource for discovering some of the areas best running locations as well as other important information for those interested in the sport.