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The best activity holidays for the over 50s

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 10 Jul 2019

If you’re one of the many over-50’s recognising that a holiday spent lying on a beach and soaking up the sun no longer holds the appeal of 30 years ago, the chances are you’re considering more active pursuits.

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Five Reasons to visit Abruzzo

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 5 Jun 2019

If you’re an Italophile in search of new vistas and experiences, make sure the Abruzzo is near the top of your list. While the central Italy Abruzzo region is one of the country’s least well-known, its landscape and unique atmosphere certainly make it one of the most memorable.

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Holidays in Italy for the body and brain

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 30 Apr 2019

At Hedonistic Hiking, the simple fact is that we’d rather be walking than doing almost anything else (although enjoying good food and wine comes a close second!).  So what is it about walking that inspires so many people?  We look at some of the benefits of hiking, trekking or just gentle rambling.

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5 reasons to visit Italy in autumn

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 10 Apr 2019

Anyone who has been on one of our gastronomic walking holidays in Italy will know that they are planned with military precision! In fact the timing of the tour itself is also a big consideration – we want you to experience each region at its finest and also enjoy the best seasonal food!

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Choose the right hike for you

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 14 Mar 2019

If you’re toying with the idea of a walking holiday, whether in Italy or elsewhere in Europe, the important thing is to pick a tour that’s right for you. With mountains, lakes and a good scattering of national parks, there are plenty of hiking holidays in Italy to choose from, aimed at walkers of varying ability levels and offering many different experiences.

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Hot Spots & Hidden Gems

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 22 Jan 2019

Many of our guests, particularly those who travel from Australia or the US, ask us for advice on extending their holiday in Italy and we’re only too happy to share our experiences when it comes to our favourite towns and walks of Italy. Read on for some of our personal favourites.

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Five best views in Italy

Five of the most beautiful views in Italy

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 17 Oct 2018

Step out on a walking holiday in Europe and you can be sure of seeing sights and landscapes that remain out of the reach of many holidaymakers. In Italy, these veer from dramatic mountain backdrops and rural vineyard vistas to the magnificent seascapes that stretch along the coast.

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The best hiking holidays in Italy for solo travellers

The best holidays in Italy for solo travellers

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 8 Aug 2018

The number of people taking a solo holiday each year continues to rise. While many of these are taking once-in-a-lifetime adventure tours, special interest trips such as solo walking holidays are fast becoming a popular option. The simple fact is that if your friends or partner don’t share the same interests, it makes sense to holiday with people who do! 

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The Best Time to Hike in Italy

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 14 Jun 2018

One of the questions that pops up repeatedly from our guests is when is the best time to go walking in Italy.  The answer is not straightforward ...

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Italy's Best Hiking Routes

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 13 May 2018

One of the questions that crops up time after time is which is the best region in Italy for walking. Not surprisingly, there’s no simple answer...

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Your holiday checklist

Submitted by HedonisticHiking on 17 Apr 2018

With Spring well on track in Europe and our first tour just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about getting organised for your holiday. Although you don’t need to think about finding accommodation or booking car hire on a Hedonistic Hiking tour, it’s still a good idea to start planning early for peace of mind in the final run-up to your trip. Here are our top ten suggestions for a stress-free break.

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