Walking Holiday in Italy

Italy’s fortes extend beyond galleries, food and fashion. The country is one of mother nature’s masterpieces, its geography offering extraordinary natural diversity with miles of coastline and vineyards galore. Think rolling hills, romance and living La Dolce Vita.

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Moderate

GUIDED: The Amalfi Coast is definitely one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. On this walking trip you will follow web of ancient pathways winding along shoreline cliffs, leading from charming coastal towns, through rustic woodlands up to beautiful villages perched atop craggy peaks.

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Challenging

SELF GUIDED: Beginning in Florence, the first section of St. Francis Way will take you through rolling hills and valleys. Don’t miss the opportunity to capture the serenity of the lush country-side, enjoy a variety of Italian cuisine or the chance to visit the most revered location of Santuario della Verna.

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Moderate

SELF GUIDED: The green forests, medieval hilltop towns, classic vineyards and lush olive groves of this St Francis Way section highlight the undulating Italian landscape. During this tour, you will leave behind the historic region of Tuscany and enter the beautiful region of Umbria, while enjoying the story of St Francis.

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Moderate

SELF GUIDED: The trip begins in Assisi, home of St Francis, and will lead you on a captivating tour of Umbria and parts of Lazio. This section of the tour includes a stop at Rieti, the site of the ‘Miracle of Wine’. So it only makes sense that you sit back and enjoy a wonderful Colli della Sabina D.O.C. wine.

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Easy

SELF GUIDED: This final section of the St Francis Way takes you from the Appennine mountain range down into the Tiber Valley plain, leaving behind the remote Italian countryside as you arrive into the busy outer-suburbs of Rome and the final destination, the historic Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican City.

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Italy

Moderate

SELF GUIDED: The Amalfi Coast is definitely one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. On this walking trip you will follow a web of ancient pathways winding along shoreline cliffs, leading from charming coastal towns, through rustic woodlands up to beautiful villages perched atop craggy peaks.

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Moderate

SELF GUIDED: Tuscany is steeped in natural beauty, history and culture. Chains of slender cypress trees rise and fall amongst the green-brown contours of the Tuscan hills. You will discover peace and calm, strolling through farmland and charming towns with time to relax and enjoy the food and wine.

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Moderate +

SELF GUIDED: On this tour of the Dolomites, prepare to see countless breath-taking high mountain landscapes. This adventurous trip takes you to the highest part of the Dolomites, and follows the rivers and lakes on the route. Every day you will have your choice of hiking adventures that fit your sense of adventure.

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Moderate

SELF GUIDED: This Cinque Terre coastal walk takes you through a National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, discovering the coastline and the back-country: villages that cling to the cliffs, tiny beaches and coves as well as terraced fields and extensive woodlands. Cinque Terre holds five unique villages.

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Italy is well known for the delicious food and cultural sights but it also has a variety of hiking trails, as evidenced by our wide range of selection. Italy has it all with beautiful coastlines to pilgrimage routes-  explore our options to truly see how bella Italy is.

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With the option of guided or self-guided, our Amalfi Coast trips boast one of the most popular coasts in the world. The best way to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site is to hike it! Feast your eyes on the blue of the Mediterranean Sea and the extraordinary palette of colours along the coastline. Hike the Sentiero Degli Dei, one of the world’s greatest hikes according to many guides, and take in the sandy beaches and jaw-dropping views.

 

Saint Francis Way is a walking path inspired by the patron saint of Italy, St. Francis of Assisi. We offer this walk in four sections with varying levels of difficulty (easy, moderate, challenging) so hikers can choose whatever suits their needs. The sections include walking in varying terrains- mountains, wineries, valleys, etc- and enjoying the views of beautiful Italian towns, with cultural significance and significance to St. Francis himself.  Each section has its quirks and beautiful views that will attract any hiker.

 

Our Dolomites trip will have hikers climb the impressive mountainous range of the Dolomites region. The Tre Cime di Lavaredo are three distinctly shaped massive peaks that are representative of the whole Dolomites mountainous region. The world famous peaks and the mountain lakes in the area provide a uniquely stunning environment. Its plunging forested valleys deservedly attract mountain lovers and keen walkers.

 

Tuscany, is the ultimate package with its natural beauty, rich culture, and fascinating history. A portion of this trip coincides with a section of the famous pilgrimage Via Francigena. Tranquil and serene, our Tuscany trip offers refuge for those wanting to get away for a week and be among stunning landscapes and rich historical remnants.

 

Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a coastal walk on the most magnificent part of the Italian Riviera, made of five coastal medieval villages. Hikers will enjoy the famous scenic path, Via Dell’Amore (Lover’s Walk) and views of the beautiful Isla Palmania as well as hiking the ancient path to see the historical sanctuary of Our Lady of Soviore. This route can be personalized to end after the fourth day or go on for a couple more days. For those who choose to stay the full trip, they will be rewarded with spectacular views of the peninsula of Fegina, where they can eat a celebratory ice cream or go for a celebratory swim.

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