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Three Favourite Mountains

At Hedonistic Hiking we always like to aim high, and mountains are a natural home for us with their stunning vistas, silent beauty and sense of achievement after making those ascents!

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Life under Lockdown

The Hedonistic Hiking staff are scattered between Australia, Italy, England and France and everyone has been adapting to life under lockdown in their own countries. Thankfully the team members are a cheerful and resourceful bunch and everyone has found new ways to keep busy during these...

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Three of the Best Virtual Museum Tours

As we come to terms with the fact that we won't be travelling overseas for the forseeable future, we are all becoming expert armchair travellers. To feed our desire for cultural experiences and to help us while away the hours at home Italy's museums have been fantastic at opening up their...

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Supporting our Italian friends

One small thing we can do to help our Italian friends at this difficult time is support businesses involved in the procurement of Italian food and wine.

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Piedmont's Historic Occitan Culture

Anyone who’s spent any time in Piedmont will probably have heard of Occitania, a huge historic region which, in addition to extending into parts of Piedmont, also comprises most of the South of France, the Aran Valley in Spain and the principality of Monaco.

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Hedonistic Hiking featured in The Times

It was exciting to see an in-depth review of our Northern Tuscany and Ravenna tour recently splashed across a double-page spread in the UK’s leading newspaper, the Times. 

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Five Best Day Trips from Venice

When it comes to looking for the best day trips to take from Venice we have a few favourite cities in the north east corner of Italy which we always recommend.

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How to enrich your life through travel

Jackie's latest guest article for Sixty & Me looks at how travel can enrich your life through new experiences as well as new friendships.

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Are you a walking enthusiast?

The third installment of Hedonistic Hiking's Blog contributions to the US Sixty & Me online magazine offers six tips on enjoying walking holidays if you are over 60.

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Hedonistic Hiking in the Times

It’s been a great start to the year in terms of press coverage, with UK's The Times newspaper including our Best of the Italian Alps tour in their round-up of the 50 Best Holidays to Italy for 2020.

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