Independent walking in Italy



Here is our range of independent walking holidays in Italy

These give you maximum flexibility as you travel at your own pace. Our independent walking holidays in Italy let you set off whenever youre ready, choose when and where to stop for lunch, and plan the day around your own personal agenda. We have a wide range of independent walking holidays to choose from: Venetia, Tuscany and Chianti on the mainland, or the islands of Sardinia, Sicily and Capri - plus many other destinations. Simply follow the links below for further details on any of our indepndent walking holidays in Italy.

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The Islands of Amalfi Walk
Italy: The Bay of Naples

The Islands of Amalfi Walk

Sitting prettily in the Bay of Naples lie the beautiful yet diverse islands of Amalfi: Procida, Ischia and Capri. Discover these stunning isles, from Procida's multi coloured harbours, to the thermal spas and terraced vineyards of Ischia and the glamour of Capri's elegant piazze.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07IN
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1239per person, tour only

  • 11 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and one evening meal
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Undiscovered Villages of Umbria Walk
Italy: Umbria

Undiscovered Villages of Umbria Walk

This trip combines scenic walking, medieval towns and panoramic hilltop villages, following a mix of quiet country lanes, paths and trails. Along the way, admire the stunning valley vistas from the slopes of Monte Subasio, discover the secluded hermitage of St Francis nestled amongst ancient oak forest.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07UR
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1249per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2024  

  • 7 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Secrets of Sicily Walking
Italy: Sicily

Secrets of Sicily Walking

This triple centre holiday explores the unspoilt north western tip of Sicily and the nearby Egadi islands. It's a relatively undiscovered region where highlights include pristine sandy beaches, coral-lined grottoes, ancient hill villages and marvellously preserved nature reserves.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07MR
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1499per person, tour only

  • 96 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts and 2 evening meals
  • Route notes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
The Amalfi Coast Walk
Italy: The Bay of Naples

The Amalfi Coast Walk

There are few places in Italy as stunning as the Amalfi Coast with its emerald seas, plunging gorges and pastel villages linked by ancient walking paths. This linear walk follows the coast from elegant Ravello to chic Sorrento, taking in en route vertical Positano and (optional) the beautiful island of Capri.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08AC
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £2519per person, tour only

  • 87 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Volcanoes of Sicily Walk
Italy: Sicily

Volcanoes of Sicily Walk

Undoubtedly one of the most spectacular, varied and unique walks in our portfolio, taking in the beautiful Aeolian Islands as well as the immense and impressive Mount Etna - the largest active volcano in Europe!

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07AI
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1569per person, tour only

  • 6 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Paths of the Amalfi Coast
Italy: The Bay of Naples

Paths of the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is one of the most dramatic coastlines in Europe. Mountains jut steeply out of the Mediterranean and picturesque towns nestled in the coves below. Walk the ancient hillsides studded with lemon groves and framed by deep gorges, from the Agerola Plain to the quaint towns of Positano, Ravello and Amalfi. The best is saved till last with arguably the world's best coastal walk: the 'Walk of the Gods'.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07BO
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £909per person, tour only

  • 29 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts, 4 picnics and all evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking Amalfi's Path of the Gods
Italy: The Bay of Naples

Walking Amalfi's Path of the Gods

Discover some of the highlights of the world renowned Amalfi Coast, along panoramic footpaths lined with terraced vineyards and fragrant lemon groves, connecting Amalfi, Ravello and picture perfect Positano.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07AG
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £999per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2024  

  • 1 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera
Italy: Puglia

Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera

Independent walking trip to discover the beauty of Puglia and Matera. Starting in the heel of Italy’s Baroque Lecce, head north through gently rolling countryside filled with olive groves and vineyards. Visit the white city of Ostuni, Alberobello with its iconic 'trulli' houses and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Matera with its unique cave houses.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07PM
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1069per person, tour only

  • 39 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking in the Venetian Hills
Italy: Veneto

Walking in the Venetian Hills

The wonderfully unspoilt Venetian countryside is only an hour or so from the great city of Venice, but couldn't be more different! Here is a landscape of rolling hills, shady forests, vineyards and fields ablaze with colourful flowers.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08VN
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1219per person, tour only

  • 85 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walks in The Italian Dolomites
Italy: The Dolomites

Walks in The Italian Dolomites

The Italian Dolomites are a Mecca for high-level walkers and this holiday combines superbly varied walking by day with luxury 4 star comfort at night - a highly sought-after mix! Excellent birdspotting, stunning flowers and unrivalled Alpine views.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07DL
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1529per person, tour only

  • 122 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All buffet breakfasts and evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
A Taste of Tuscany Walking
Italy: Tuscany

A Taste of Tuscany Walking

Based in the town of Chianciano Terme, on this single-centre walking holiday you’ll experience archetypal Tuscany: stunning timeless landscapes, delicious rustic cuisine, friendly local people and, of course, interesting walking routes.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07ST
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1649per person, tour only

  • 27 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 4-course evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking the Dolomites of Alta Badia
Italy: The Dolomites

Walking the Dolomites of Alta Badia

This single centre, self-guided walking week gives easy access to some of the most stunning alpine scenery. Picture postcard villages surrounded by alpine meadows and the jagged limestone mountains of the UNESCO Dolomites.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07DS
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1829per person, tour only

  • 21 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • 4 nights on Half Board and 3 nights on B&B
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Gastronomic Barolo Walk
Italy: Piedmont

Gastronomic Barolo Walk

Superb hotels, world-famous wines and exceptional cuisine are just some of the reasons to choose this 8-night walking holiday! The route takes you through softly rolling hills, sun-drenched hamlets and via the pretty wine towns of La Morra and Barolo.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08PD
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £2259per person, tour only

  • 91 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 gastronomic evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Undiscovered Puglia Walk - Discovering the South-East Coast
Italy: The Bay of Naples

Undiscovered Puglia Walk - Discovering the South-East Coast

Explore Puglia’s pristine coastline, accompanied by glittering sea vistas, fragrant wild flowers and the gentle murmur of ocean waves as you head from Lecce towards Puglia’s most southerly point.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07PL
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1099per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2024  

  • 4 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Coastal Cilento Walk
Italy: Campania

Coastal Cilento Walk

Discover Cilento, a region whose beauty rivals that of the nearby Amalfi Coast,with superb coastal walks, numerous glorious beaches and the ancient site at Paestum.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08CT
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1099per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2024  

  • 3 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 3 evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking in the Cinque Terre and Portofino
Italy: Liguria

Walking in the Cinque Terre and Portofino

Discover the beautiful Liguria region and its remarkably well-preserved landscape steeped in tradition based in Sestri Levante. Explore the coastline from the Cinque Terre to Portovenere as well as Portofino and the UNESCO island of Palamaria.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW06CT
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration6 nights, single centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1129per person, tour only

  • 4 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 6 dinners
  • Route notes provided
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Gems of the Amalfi Coast Walking
Italy: The Bay of Naples

Gems of the Amalfi Coast Walking

Stretching 50km from Sorrento to Salerno, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most breath-taking coastlines in Europe. Steep terraces full of scented lemon groves fall sheer into a deep blue Mediterranean sea; whitewashed houses cling precariously to unforgiving slopes while sea and sky merge in one vast blue horizon.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07AM
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, twin centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1199per person, tour only

  • 2 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Secrets of Sardinia Walking
Italy: Sardinia

Secrets of Sardinia Walking

A scenic discovery of western Sardinia’s natural beauty and centuries old history, from the black Montiferru mountains to the prolific birdlife of the Sinis wetlands, and from rugged limestone cliffs dotted with panoramic watch towers to the ancient site of Tharros.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07SA
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1279per person, tour only

  • 8 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Navigation app provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Wine & Walk in Chianti
Italy: Tuscany

Wine & Walk in Chianti

Walk through the beautiful wine-growing area of Classic Chianti, visiting the World Heritage cities of Florence and Siena.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07TU
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1299per person, tour only

  • 1 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 1 evening meal
  • Route notes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Volterra to San Gimignano Walk
Italy: Tuscany

Volterra to San Gimignano Walk

This 8-night walking holiday combines fabulously unspoilt Chianti countryside with the chance to visit the world-famous cities of Florence and Siena. You'll stay in a mix of friendly, family-run hotels, enjoy superb meals and relax by panoramic pools - views extend as far as Corsica on a clear day!

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08TY
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1699per person, tour only

  • 64 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts and 2 evening meals
  • Route notes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking the Wine Villages of Piedmont
Italy: Piedmont

Walking the Wine Villages of Piedmont

Superb hotels, world-famous wines and exceptional cuisine are just some of the reasons to choose this 8-night walking trip! The route takes you through softly rolling hills, sun-drenched hamlets and via the pretty wine towns of La Morra and Barolo.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08PB
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1859per person, tour only

  • 4 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Chianti Classic Walk
Italy: Tuscany

Chianti Classic Walk

A 10-night walking holiday that explores the fabulously unspoilt Chianti countryside, with the chance to visit the world-famous cities of Florence and Siena too! Stay in friendly, family-run hotels, including a beautifully restored 12th century abbey, and enjoy superb meals.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW10TY
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1899per person, tour only

  • 33 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All continental breakfast and 2 evening meals
  • Route notes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Walking on the Francigena Way
Italy: Umbria

Walking on the Francigena Way

The Francigena Way is an historical journey; a road which once led from Canterbury to Rome and which has been walked by thousands of pilgrims. Your journey will take you from the medieval town of Orvieto, known for its impressive cathedral, through picturesque villages to the grand finale - the 'eternal city' of Rome!

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW09VF
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration9 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1269per person, tour only

  • 10 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All buffet breakfasts, 1 evening meal and 1 picnic are included
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)

    Independent walking in Italy

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