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European alternatives to Waze

Waze is a navigation app that was bought by Google in 2013. The app has a more community-oriented approach than Google Maps.

This pages lists European Waze alternatives from companies based in a member state of the European Union (EU) or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

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Czech Republic EU EU hosted

Mapy.cz is a navigation app from the Czech Republic. They offer apps for Android, iOS and AppGallery and can calculate routes for car, bike, public transportation and by foot. Mapy.cz is a product of the Czech internet company Seznam.cz.

The app can be downloaded here:

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Magic Earth

Netherlands EU Free plan

MagicEarth is a navigation app for Android and iOS that uses the map data from Open Street Maps. It can be used offline and for different kinds of transportation.

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Germany EU Free plan

komoot is a German navigation service. They focus heavily on outdoor sports with by allowing you to create custom routs and including lots of hiking / biking trails which are not available in other services.

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Netherlands EU Open source Free plan

OsmAnd is a navigation app that uses the open data map OpenStreetMaps and works offline. The app is available on Android and iOS. On top of the main app, they offer multiple apps for special purposes like skiing or sea maps.

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