• Europe's best wilderness cabins and mountain huts for hikers

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    From designer dens to remote refuges, there are thousands of - often free - walkers' huts in amazing locations across Europe Finland has a huge network of open wilderness huts across its 40 national parks, where hikers, skiers and canoers can spend one or two nights for free. Most are log cabins, some dating back to the 1900s; more unusual huts include a former lifeboat rescue station on Koivuluoto Island and an ex-military canteen on Ulko-Tammio Island, both in the Gulf of Finland national park; and a former fire guard's home in Rokua national park. Facilities are generally basic, but a...
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