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"Silk Road" is not the name of one road, but the name of a trade route. The exact course of the route has changed throughout the last millenia, there has always been many alternatives and the map you're posting shows only some of the roads actually used. Marco Polo's route is pretty well known, but his land route does not seem to correspond well to the map ...


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You will find plenty of small unpaved roads and hiking trails in Central Europe. OpenStreetMap as suggested by Gilles is one possibility, the other are excellent maps (what do you need are so-called topographic maps). You can acquire them in any bigger town in cartographic shops, there are also often maps given by the tourist information (hiking trails, ...


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OpenStreetMap is pretty complete in Europe (at least in the parts I'm familiar with), even when it comes to footpaths. It can be downloaded freely (there are smartphone apps to download the data and browse the map offline). However, as an aid to hiking, it's lacks critical information for many locations. In particular, there's no elevation. There's no ...



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