Garmin extends TOPO mapping availability

Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, is pleased to announce the availability of new Garmin TOPO maps for Europe and other popular destinations.

Garmin topographical maps bring you detailed terrain contours, elevations, geographical points and 3D terrain shading on compatible handheld Garmin GPS devices.

From summit locations to routable roads, ski lifts and coastlines, Garmin TOPO offers the best in recreational mapping.

Cartography Product Manager for Garmin Laura Tomei said: “Garmin is now offering TOPO mapping for more places than ever before – with new maps available for Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Italy and Tunisia you can explore foreign places like a local.

“TOPO mapping is perfect for those who want to hike, cycle or ski off the beaten track – explore the back country safe in the knowledge that you’re being guided by Garmin.”

Garmin TOPO mapping also lends itself to inland waterway exploration as lakes and rivers are also included with detailed path data.

TOPO also includes many points of interest allowing you to find local parks, camping grounds, scenic lookouts, restaurants, hotels and petrol stations – perfect for those who like to tour with a caravan or tent.

For more information on Garmin’s new range of TOPO mapping and pricing visit

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