Italy – the Dolce vita!

Find your perfect holiday in Italy. An ideal destination for a romantic getaway as a couple or fun for all the family, either way you are guaranteed some great photos to frame and adorn the mantlepiece back home!  Come and admire the glistening waters of Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, take a boat out to the islands on the lakes and meander through the beautiful narrow streets and explore the small fishing villages. The lakes offer exceptional swimming opportunities and nautical sports such as kite surfing and diving. Head off on a treasure hunt with your little ones or savour a delicious ice cream on the lake shore, all this is just a snippet of what to do on your Italy walking holiday!  

 

 

 

 

Customize your trip with a local specialist !

You can take any one of our walking tours or cycling holidays and tweak it to suit your needs.
Add an extra night, walk or bike ride, add a wine or gourmet food tour, mix and match 2 itineraries, walk and cycle on the same trip... the possibilities are endless and we can make them happen!

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Dolce vita on lake como: walking from Lenno
      • Italy - Lake region
    • Self-guided
    • Walking
      • 5 days
      • From April to October
  •   Accommodation choice :

      • Simple
      • Confort
      • Charming
      • Prestige

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking paths between the lake and the mountains
  • 4 nights in Lenno, a pretty & peaceful little village
  • Flexible lake boat pass allowing you to plan your walking days as you wish  
  • 1 dinner included
  • The famous must see villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi ....
  • La dolce vita including swimming in the lake 

  • Choose your type of accommodation,  extra walks/rides, an e-bike, etc .. Click on BOOK
Dolce vita on Lake Como: walking from Bellagio
      • Italy - Lake region
    • Self-guided
    • Walking
      • 5 days
      • From April to October
  •   Accommodation choice :

      • Confort
      • Charming
      • Prestige

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking trails between lake and mountains
  • 4 nights in Bellagio, "the pearl of the Lario"
  • Flexible lake boat pass allowing you to plan your walking days as you wish
  • The famous must see villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi ....
  • La dolce vita and swimming in the lake: a real Italian way of life !

  • Choose your type of accommodation,  extra walks/rides, an e-bike, etc .. Click on BOOK
Walking holiday: the best of Lake Como
      • Italy - Lake region
    • Self-guided
    • Walking
      • 8 days
      • From April to October
  •   Accommodation choice :

      • Simple
      • Comfort
      • Charming
      • Prestige

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking paths between the lake and the mountains
  • The famous "must see" villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi, Monastero ....
  • Flexible lake boat pass allowing you to plan your walking days as you wish  
  • 1 dinner included
  • Discover the colourful villages of Bellagio and Varenna on foot
  • 4 nights in Lenno and 3 nights in Menaggio : Pretty villages on Lake Como 
  • La dolce vita including swimming in the lake 

  • Choose your type of accommodation,  extra walks/rides, an e-bike, etc .. Click on BOOK
Walking from Lake Como to Lake Maggiore
      • Italy - Lake region
    • Self-guided
    • Walking
      • 8 days
      • From March to October
  •   Accommodation choice :

      • Simple
      • Comfort
      • Charming
      • Prestige

Highlights of the trip

  • The best panoramic walking trails, the stunning scenery of Lake Como and Lake Maggiore
  • Stroll through beautiful gardens and villas after sailing to the Borromean Islands
  • All transfers included from Lake Como to Lake Maggiore
  • The famous must see villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi ..
  • La dolce vita and swimming in the lake: a real Italian way of life !

  • Choose your type of accommodation,  extra walks/rides, an e-bike, etc .. Click on BOOK

Our walking holidays in Italy can be broken down into 4 main categories;

  • Botanical
    Lake Como is famous for the exquisite villas that dot the shoreline, Villa Carlotta, Balbianello and Melzi to name a few. The botanical gardens are simply stunning and offer a variety of flora for you to admire.
  •  Sport
    We suggest many walking itineraries ranging in difficulty from easy panoramic trails above the lakes to the more moderate trails up in the mountains. You can also enjoy a diving session in the lake and kite surfing on Lake Como or Lake Garda.
  • Religion
    There are numerous religious monuments and symbols throughout Italy and if you want, you can incorporate a few on a walking tour of Italy: The Santa Caterina del Sasso Monastery in Stresa with remarkable frescoes dating back to the 14th century. Benedictine convent or the Sacro Monte, a UNESCO World Heritage site, telling the story of the life of St Francois of Assisi through 20 chapels decorated with colourful frescoes and life-size statues
  • Cultural
    As the saying goes ‘When in Rome…’ and there is nothing more enjoyable than blending in with the locals at the colourful markets, browsing through the shops and sipping a Spritz on a café terrace! The Dole Vita on your holiday in Italy!