Walk through ancient olive groves, along serene coastlines, across vineyards and around beautiful hilltop towns and villages on an Italian walking holiday - each place has its own unique story to tell.
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Self Guided Walking Holidays in Italy
Italy offers mountains, sparkling coastlines, ancient history, and sumptuous cuisine, making it one of the best countries to visit by foot. Hikers, walkers, and anyone who enjoys a riverside stroll will enjoy exploring Italy’s diverse landscapes.
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Every region offers something different, so there's plenty to explore and a new adventure awaiting you at every turn. From the towering alpine mountains of the Dolomites to the glistening lakesides, Italy's varied terrain boasts countless secrets that you'll never want to stop seeking out. Italy is home to endless incredible sights that must be seen to be believed.
The Amalfi Coast is a stunning area of Italy, known for its stunning landscape – not just the towns and beaches. You’ll walk through these paths that offer a breath-taking vantage point over the hills and the surrounding coastline, as well as experience the rich cultural heritage of the area.
Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda has something for everyone.With its contrasting landscape, amazing views, and sleepy villages, it is a fantastic destination for walkers. The walks and hikes here are spectacular, from a casual stroll at the water's edge through to hiking up the highest peak on Mount Baldo.
Discover the dramatic mountain landscapes and timeless traditions of the Dolomites. The Dolomites are a spectacular playground of soaring mountain peaks, meadows bursting with flowers and deep forests. Follow high mountain trails and be rewarded with some of the best views in Italy.
The Ligurian Riviera, which stretches from the border with France down to Tuscany, is one of the natural wonders of Italy. Endlessly changing scenery makes for some of Europe’s finest coastal walks. Discover a beautiful and varied landscape as you explore ancient paths and long flights of stone steps.
Recommended walks in Italy
Sassolungo Group Trail
Enjoy a walk in the UNESCO-protected Dolomite mountain range and admire the famous Sassolungo mountain. Once at the top mountain station continue on to the 'stone city' below Sassolungo. Walk through the high mountain pass, Passo Sella, and enjoy the panoramic views of the Dolomites and Seiser Alm.
Sentieri Rossi (Red Routes)
Those who take their hiking seriously should explore the inland red trail, Sentieri Rossi. These trails are usually marked and they tend to be steeper and more challenging than blue designated trails. Admire breath-taking scenery as well as many streams and springs along the route.
Ciclopista del Garda
Beginning from Limone, you can walk along the 2.5 metres wide shared suspended pathway of the Ciclopista del Garda to Riva. The recently opened path provides gorgeous views of Lake Garda from the suspended shared pathway hanging some 50 metres above the lake.
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Located in the center of Riva, this hotel is perfectly located to explore the local area and beyond. It offers spectacular views of the harbour and features a rooftop pool.
This beautiful hotel is surrounded by the Southern Tyrolean mountains. Enjoy the luscious gardens, spa and delicious local cuisine on offer.
You'll enjoy uninterrupted sea views from most areas of this hotel including your private balcony, the pool and terrace. They also offer a free shuttle to and from the centre of Amalfi.
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