Walking Tours ~ Guided and self-guided

Meander through beautiful countryside, explore hill top villages, lunch in a field of poppies or sunflowers, in vineyards or along canal waterways....some of the settings you can intimately enjoyed when travelling on foot. Join one of our wonderful local hosts on a guided tour, or explore at your own pace on a self-guided tour. 

        

GUIDED
Sardinia in the Spring - 27 Apr to 10 May 2018
A magical island suspended in the blue waters
between Corsica and Sicily. Forested limestone
mountains hide ancient villages; rolling plains;
pristine coastline scattered with gorgeous fishing
villages; a buzzing capital and gracious hospitality.
AUD 6690 per person twin share

Gardens of Tuscany - 4 to 16 May 2018
Often concealed behind high walls & iron gates:
the landscape of the Tuscan garden, a small
paradise where the spontaneity of nature is
persuaded to embrace order and symmetry.
Unlock the secrets of one of Italy's most
beautiful and celebrated regions.
AUD7700 per person share twin

Puglia ~ Bari to Lecce - 4 to 16 May 2018
Puglia, (the 'heel' of the Italian 'boot') with its
great natural beauty and fascinating towns and
cities, is still something of a promised  land and
relatively unknown, its castles, forests, plains,
spectacular coast and Baroque extravagance and 
characterised by undulating plains and hills - no
mountains or steps! AUD6690 pp twin share

Sicily in the Spring - 18 to 30 May 2018
A relaxed insight into Sicily's diversity and the
legacy of the civilisations that have taken root
in its fertile soils since the dawn of time: Siculi
and Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans, Moors and
Normans, Spanish and French. Baroque splendours;
Greek temples and theatres; forgotten villages of
the interior; the glamour and bustle of Taormina;
.... to name just a few! AUD6690.00 pp twin share

Gardens of Piedmonte - 23 May to 4 June 2018
Interspersed with gentle walks, explore the UNESCO
-listed royal palaces and gardens in and around Turin;
the vineyards of Le Langhe; high altitude gardens in
the foothills of the Alps; and the luxuriant gardens of
Stresa and the Borromeo Islands on Lake Maggiore. 
AUD7700 per person share twin

Hiking in Piedmont ~ 28 Aug to 5 Sept 2018
This extraordinary nine day hike combines breath
-taking scenery, enchanting towns, challenging walks
and delicious food with the fascinating story of four
young men who crossed the Italian Alps to freedom
in the Second World War. AUD3200 pp twin share

Trieste and Friuli tour - 7 to 19 September 2018
With five languages, four national park, three borders, beaches and Alpine mountains, exceptional walking,
gorgeous towns and fabulous food, the region of Friuli
Venezia Giulia has it all! AUD6690 pp twin share

Venice and the Italian Lakes - 7 to 19 Sept 2018
From Venice, this thirteen day walking tour takes
you to the two most beautiful and interesting lakes
- Como and Maggiore, both forming part of the border
between Italy and Switzerland, visiting the smaller
lakes of Lugano and Orta along the way.
AUD 6690 per person twin share

Verona and the Dolomites - 14 to 26 Sept 2018
This vast Mountain range between Italy and Austria,
with unique towering limestone pinnacles & spires,
rises dramatically above deep green valleys and
rolling meadows scattered with centuries-old villages,
Gothic churches and isolated  farmhouses.
This stunning hike follows winding trails that have
criss-crossed the  mountains linking hamlets and
villages for centuries. AUD 6690 pp twin share

SELF-GUIDED WALKS ~ Dates to suit

No shuttles or buses, these itineraries are
continuous walks, taking you from A to B, along ancient paths that lead you through some of
the most spectacular countryside in Europe.
Following clearly marked paths that have
used for centuries, these itineraries have been designed to give the independent walker
the chance to discover a side of Italy
that other people only read about.
All you have to do is get up in the morning,
pull on your boots, have breakfast and enjoy
the walk - we'll look after the rest.

ITALIAN RIVIERA
1 -
Portofino to Sestri Levante
2 - Levanto to Portovenere  (Cinque Terre)
3 - Exploring Coast & Mountains, from Vernazza 
4 -
Portofino to Portovenere

PIEDMONT - Alba and the Lange Hills

LAKE COMO
As grand alps soar high above, villages lap
at the lake shoreline, and stunning villa 
gardens carpet the foothills; all contribe to this most picturesque landscape!

TUSCANY
1
 - Montalcino to Montepulciano.
2 - Mt Amiata, San Qurico d'Orcia
to Abbaddia San Salvatore
3 - San Gimgnano to Siena
4 -
Chianti, Florence to Siena

LA TUSCIA - Tuscany to Umbria

UMBRIA - Assisi to Spoleto.                

CAMMINO OF ST FRANCIS ~ Assisi to Rome.
Following established pilgrim routes, this
stunning long distance walk takes you through
the green heart of Italy.
This 258 km journey can be broken up into
three separate walks if you would prefer a shorter version.
Section 1 ~ Assisi to Spoleto (6 days)
Section 2 ~ Spoleto to Rieti (7 days)
Section 3 ~  Rieti to Rome (8 days)

AMALFI - Ravello to Positano
plus 3 day Capri extension

SICILY
1 - Central, heart of the Island
2 - Western, and Egadi Islands


 

  

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