Walking and Cycling Holidays in Italy
Discover the ‘Dolce Vita’ lifestyle on one of our walking or cycling holidays in Italy. Our wide range of affordable, active holidays right across Italy, from the heights of the Dolomites to the colourful meadows of Tuscany and beyond to the rocky and dramatic coastline of Italy's south, feature the perfect blend of both cultural and natural treasures to ensure your Italian experience is as unique as the country itself.
Sherpa Expeditions offers great walking opportunities in the north of Italy. The chiselled limestone peaks of the Dolomites, with the valleys of Cortina, Corvara and the Marmolada glacier draw on mountain walkers who want a change from the Alpine landscape norm. While on the Alpine theme the Apuane Alps in northern Tuscany consist of less intimidating limestone massifs rising up to 2000m, smothered with chestnut forests and speckled with small villages sitting on terraced vineyards and orchard aprons. Alternatively enjoy the delights of the lake land scenery on a walking trip to Lake Como, along the Amalfi Coast or opt for a short break to the little travelled Cilento region.
Heading for the Italian Islands to the west, you can walk or cycle in Sardinia for a great vacation along the coast and into the mountains of this unique destination, with its long white sandy beaches and even a flock or two of flamingos at certain times of the year.
WHEN TO WALK & CYCLE IN ITALY
Italy is at its best for walking and cycling holidays in spring (April-May) and autumn (October-November). During these seasons, the scenery is beautiful, the temperatures are pleasant and there are relatively few crowds. For those that crave the heat, travelling in the Summer months (June - August) are the busiest however just as popular especially for coastal walking.
Popular walking & cycling Routes In ITALY
Some of the most popular walking & cycling routes in Italy include:
Immerse yourself in classic Tuscan landscapes as your walk or cycle this magnificent timeless countryside.
Discover the dramatic Amalfi Coast where the mountains quite literally tumble to the sea.
An inspirational island of natural beauty. Follow the Mediterranean trails of Sardinia on foot or by bike.
Active Holidays in ITALY