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ACTIVE HOLIDAYS IN ITALY

Discover the Dolce Vita lifestyle on one of our walking or cycling trips in Italy. Our wide range of affordable, active tours 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.

ITALY WALKING HOLIDAYS

Italy is a country that offers diversity on a plate and a walking trip in Italy is one of the best ways to experience everything on offer. Whether it’s a stroll in the Cinque Terre, through Tuscany’s vineyards or dramatically perched hill towns, in the Italian Alps, Lake Como or along the Francigena Way, it’s the perfect way to see the region up close. At day’s end, settle into some of Italy’s most charming hotels and savour hearty local cuisine and wines.

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ITALY CYCLING HOLIDAYS

Cycling along the backroads of Italy’s famed history-rich countryside will allow you to experience the essence of Italy. You’ll quickly understand why Italy has captivated writers and renowned artists for centuries as you pass through valleys bathed in golden sunlight, taste celebrated wines and mouth-watering cuisine and discover unforgettable Renaissance art and architecture. From Puglia to Sardinia, Venice to Umbria, all of UTracks’ cycling trips in Italy, guided or self guided, are fully supported.

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ACTIVE FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN ITALY

Many of our walking and cycling holidays in Italy are suitable for families. Family friendly trips are marked as such in the Trip Activity on each trip page. Learn more about our Family Adventures.
 

BROWSE ALL WALKING & CYCLING TRIPS IN ITALY



introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Explore the romantic Mediterranean trails of Sardinia's Montiferru mountains and discover the Sinis wetlands, the sea cliffs of Su Tingiosu, and visit the ancient site of Tharros
moderate  |  7 days
A walking trip to explore Pompeii, Herculaneum, Mt Vesuvius, the island of Capri and the stunning Amalfi Coast
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Cycle the Adriatic coast from Venice through Slovenia to Croatia
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle the quiet paths and backroads to the canal city of Venice via Shakespeare's Verona
moderate  |  8 days
A guided cycle along the quiet paths and backroads to the canal city of Venice via Shakespeare's Verona
Introductory  |  7 days
Explore the stunning Cinque Terre along a series of 15th century footpaths
Introductory  |  7 days
Experience the best views along the most spectacular walking trails in the Cinque Terre with your experienced local guide
moderate  |  6 days
A coastal walk on the Italian Riviera with a centre based stay in Monterosso. Choose from a selection of walks or just saunter around the beaches and clifftops.
moderate  |  11 days
Unrivalled Italian coastal walking following in the ‘Footpath of the Gods’ including some of the most beautiful coastline in the world as well as medieval towns, ancient remains and extra time in Sorrento and the Isle of Capri
moderate  |  6 days
Unrivalled Italian coastal walking following in the ‘Footpath of the Gods’ including some of the most beautiful coastline in the world as well as medieval towns & ancient remains
moderate  |  8 days
Unrivalled Italian coastal walking following in the ‘Footpath of the Gods’ including some of the most beautiful coastline in the world as well as medieval towns & ancient remains
moderate  |  7 days
A classic walk from Florence to Siena through the magnificent Tuscan countryside
introductory to moderate  |  5 days
A short cycle along the backroads from Bolzano to the city made famous by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Verona
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
A stunning ride from high in the Austrian Alps down along historical trade routes towards Shakespeare's Verona in Italy
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle through the beautiful Tuscan landscape between Pisa and Florence
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle in Puglia, the sun-soaked heel of Italy, through vineyards, olive groves and unspoiled villages
moderate to challenging  |  5 days
A shorter version of our popular Tuscany Cycle Explorer
moderate  |  8 days
Explore the ancient sites and lively culture of the Mediterranean's largest island by bike
moderate  |  8 days
Discover the natural marvels of Slovenia then cycle along the historic Parenzana Rail Trail to Croatia
moderate  |  8 days
An inspiring cycle beneath the imposing peaks of the Dolomites, through Prosecco vineyards to the enchanting city of Venice
moderate  |  24 days
An exhilarating cycle along the full length of the Italian Via Francigena from the Swiss Alps to the Eternal City of Rome
moderate  |  10 days
The first stage of the Via Francigena from the Swiss border through the alpine landscapes of the Aosta Valley
moderate  |  9 days
The second stage of the Via Francigena from the gastronomic town of Parma, across the Appennines, and through to the heart of Tuscany
moderate  |  9 days
The final stage of the Via Francigena from the impressive town of Siena, through picture-perfect landscapes, to the Eternal City of Rome
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle along the spectacular southwest coast of the island biking past white quartz beaches and towering sand dunes, Phoenician Ruins and Ancient Mines.
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Wind your way through a medieval painting on this cycle journey in southern Tuscany, biking through vineyards, past fortified villages, hill towns and even to Roman baths
moderate to challenging  |  7 days
Experience the high trails of the Dolomites with incredible views and an inviting alpine culture
moderate  |  8 days
A self guided cycling journey from Florence to Rome exploring the stunning countryside of Umbria
moderate  |  14 days
Discover rich culinary traditions and the farm-to-table connection on this guided food based Francigena walking holiday between Parma and Rome
moderate  |  8 days
Follow the Via Francigena pilgrim route through classic Tuscan countryside from Florence to Siena
moderate  |  7 days
Take centuries old trails through ancient hamlets and past impressive castles on the second stage of the Francigena Way between Ivrea and Pavia
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Take the Via Emilia and the Path of Sigerico from Pavia to Sarzana, past fields of wheat and corn and cities and towns housing architectural jewels
moderate  |  8 days
The first stage of the Via Francigena from the Swiss border through the alpine landscapes of the Aosta Valley
moderate to challenging  |  6 days
Walk the Via Francigena through Tuscan countryside past the Apuane Alps from Sarzana to Lucca
introductory to moderate  |  7 days
Walk past small hill towns and vineyards on the section of the Via Francigena linking Tuscany to Umbria
moderate  |  10 days
Journey by foot along the last section of the old pilgrimage route across Europe to Rome
moderate to challenging  |  7 days
Head deep into the Aosta Valley on foot to experience the rugged alpine beauty of the Gran Paradiso National Park
moderate  |  7 days
A family walking holiday to discover prolific alpine wildlife, glaciers and mountains in Europe's oldest national park, the Gran Paradiso
moderate to challenging  |  7 days
Trek around the Grand Combin massif in the Swiss and Italian Alps to encounter exquisite mountain scenery
moderate  |  8 days
Guided hiking beneath the dramatic limestone peaks and across the alpine pastures and mountain passes of the Italian Alps' famous Dolomites
Introductory  |  8 days
An active family holiday to experience the sights and hidden treasures of Rome, Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, the island of Capri and the stunning Amalfi Coast
moderate  |  8 days
A stunning self guided walk around Lake Como
introductory to moderate  |  5 days
A centre based walking holiday exploring the mountain trails and villa gardens of Italy's magnificent Lake Como
Challenging  |  6 days
An exhilarating traverse of the high trails around Switzerland's famous peak, the Matterhorn (Cervin)
Challenging  |  8 days
A technical mountain bike ride around Mont Blanc
moderate to challenging  |  10 days
Our most popular self guided hike along the iconic full circuit of Mont Blanc
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Discover the highlights of the Mont Blanc region on this self guided walk through France, Switzerland and Italy
moderate to challenging  |  10 days
A guided version of the classic circumnavigation around the highest mountain in Western Europe
moderate  |  7 days
A special family walking adventure through the Alps to view the Mont Blanc regions famous peaks and glaciers
moderate  |  7 days
A specially tailored walk for families around Mont Blanc from the Chamonix Valley to Courmayeur
moderate to challenging  |  7 days
An exhilarating hike around Mont Blanc taking in sweeping vistas of famous peaks and glaciers
moderate to challenging  |  6 days
An exhilarating guided horseshoe circuit hike around Mont Blanc staying in private rooms instead of dorms
moderate  |  7 days
A relaxed paced guided walk from Italy to France taking in the highlights of the Mont Blanc region
moderate  |  5 days
Discover the natural marvels of Slovenia then cycle along the historic Parenzana Rail Trail to Croatia
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle through a food and wine lover's paradise in the region of Piedmont
introductory to moderate  |  7 days
Sample gourmet pleasures as you walk through Piedmont's pretty villages, discovering an impressive landscape of vineyards and rolling hills with the backdrop of the snow capped Alps
moderate  |  7 days
A centre based cycle exploration in the heart of the Veneto with opportunities to sample the world famous Prosecco sparkling wine from local vineyards
moderate  |  6 days
A short cycle in Puglia (Apulia), the sun-soaked heel of Italy, through vineyards, olive groves and unspoiled villages
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Discover Italy's historical 'Gateway to the Orient' on this guided walk from Lecce to Matera
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Discover Rome, Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, the island of Capri and the Amalfi Coast during this active highlight packed week
Introductory  |  8 days
A family friendly cycle trip exploring the dramatic coastline and Roman ruins of southern Sardinia
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle along the spectacular southwest coast of the island biking past white quartz beaches and towering sand dunes, Phoenician Ruins and Ancient Mines. Superb Coastal Scenery
Challenging  |  7 days
Traverse the second highest peak in the Alps to discover a fascinating world of rock, ice and 4000m giants
moderate to challenging  |  14 days
An extended self guided circumnavigation around the highest mountain in Western Europe, through the meadows and mountain passes of Mont Blanc in France, Italy and Switzerland
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle the rolling hills of Tuscany to experience historic hill top towns
introductory to moderate  |  7 days
Step into a medieval painting on this classic walking holiday through the timeless Tuscan countryside
introductory to moderate  |  6 days
Centre based walking holiday exploring Tuscany from the hilltop village of Monteriggioni.
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle through the rolling Umbrian countryside, discovering medieval hill top villages en route
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
An enchanting guided cycle journey from the magical city of Venice along the canals and waterways of the Po River
moderate  |  8 days
Cycle between classic Italian cities, discovering charming villages and local culinary delights en route
moderate to challenging  |  7 days
An exciting week of climbing in the Dolomites, Italy's 'pale mountains'
moderate  |  8 days
Trek the impressive volcanoes of Etna and Stromboli, relax on beaches and discover the Sicilian 'dolce vita'
moderate  |  8 days
A guided trek of the impressive volcanoes of Etna and Stromboli, relax on beaches and discover the Sicilian 'dolce vita'
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Discover the historic heel of Italy on this walk from Lecce to Matera
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Remote mountain walking exploring northern Tuscany. Walk through beech forests, farms, on Limestone Summits and visit the 'Grotta del Vento'
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Walk beneath the dramatic limestone peaks, across the alpine pastures and mountain passes of the Italian Alps famous Dolomites on this self guided walking holiday
moderate  |  8 days
Walk through classic Tuscan landscapes to discover convents, cloisters, medieval history, famous vineyards and to bathe in the hot Springs at Bagno Vignoni
introductory to moderate  |  8 days
Hike in western Sicily to discover archaeological sites, colourful seaside towns and stunning coastal views
moderate to challenging  |  8 days
Join a small group of adventurous women on this exhilarating hike around Mont Blanc taking in sweeping vistas of famous peaks and glaciers .
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