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people walking towards dolomites in italy lake

Our Alps & Dolomites Hiking Tours

Hiking tour of the Dolomites, between Earth and Sky

Everyone loves the Dolomites. This UNESCO World Heritage site is among the most iconic and treasured landscapes our country has to offer – at once striking and soothing, powerful and peaceful, our own Rocky Mountains crown the top of Italy and the bucket list of any mountain lover. A Dolomites Trekking Tour promises of the most stunning experiences one can enjoy in Italy. 


Alps will be your playground as you'll move your first steps on the Italian section of Via Francigena at the St.Bernard Pass, in Aosta Valley; if you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime hiking the Alps, we suggest the Tour du Mont Blanc, an epic trek between Italy, France and Switzerland. 



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Hut-to-hut hikes, center-based trips, easier or more challenging – choose the best option for you among the many walking holidays we offer to experience everyone’s favorite mountains, Alps and Dolomites!  

Top Trips

Alta Via 1, in the Dolomites


Place of Absolute Beauty
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This 125km footpath is the perfect introduction to hiking tours in the Dolomites. Journey through the magical atmosphere of the Dolomites, a land of wild spaces, green meadows and jagged peaks set against the deep blue sky. From start to finish, you'll enjoy pure Dolomites hiking amidst glaciers, ridges, and massifs, taking in enchanting views that make every step unforgettable.

The Alta Via 1, in the heart of the Dolomites

Tour du Mont Blanc


An Epic Adventure
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Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc means encountering protected areas of stunning beauty, trails blanketed with wildflowers, and glaciers that sparkle in the sunlight. This is one of the very best Dolomites walking holidays, where you'll see lush pastures, mountain villages, snow-capped peaks and an abundant array of wildlife. From France to Italy via Switzerland, this is one tour that touches three countries, three cultures and three ways of experiencing the mountains.

Our Tour of Mont Blanc

Dolomites of Val Venosta


From Resia Pass to Merano
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This walking holiday in the Dolomites starts at the source of the Adige River to the Resia Pass in the north, and then down to the Lower Venosta Valley, finishing in the capital city of Merano. You'll discover a stunning and thrilling itinerary set against the backdrop of Monte Sole, with panoramic views of Ortler and its glacial beauty.

Our journey in the Venosta Valley

Dolomites of Val Badia


The Softer Dolomites
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The Val Badia will astonish you with its breathtaking landscapes on this quintessential Dolomites walking holiday. It's a beautiful area, characterized by a well-assorted mix of Italian, German, and Latin cultures – with a scenery slightly less dramatic than other areas of the Dolomites. Greener, softer lands await you, in a welcoming, soothing scene.

Our trip in the Dolomites of Val Badia

What's a self-guided tour?


Dolomites, at your pace
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All our hiking holidays in the Dolomites are self-guided, meaning you can enjoy them at your own pace, without a group or guide, but with our logistical support and detailed documentation to guide you at every step. We take care of your luggage to ensure you travel light, book your accommodations, and provide maps and a customized app.

Find out more in this article on our blog

Highlights

  • Alpine Landscapes: Enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, with towering peaks and green valleys, a paradise for nature lovers.
  • Mountain Huts: Discover alpine huts where you can rest and enjoy traditional foods in a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Diverse Trails: Experience varied paths, from easy walks in the woods to high mountain trekking, suitable for every level of experience.
  • Natural and Geological Richness: Explore the geological diversity and unique flora and fauna of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Frequently Asked Questions

How difficult are walking holidays in the Alps & Dolomites? 

To climb the classic hut-to-hut hikes in the Dolomites, you need a good fitness level and moderate hiking abilities and stability (due to the occasionally irregular terrain).

Some of our hiking tours in the Dolomites and Italy are suitable for families or novice hikers. We highly suggest that you check the information we've provided on the page of the trip you are interested in to make sure it fits your ability and needs.

What is the best time to embark on a walking trip in the Dolomites?

The most popular month for Dolomites walking holidays is August so, if you'd be interested in booking for that time of the year, we highly suggest that you book as soon as possible.

You should encounter warm, sunny conditions from July through to September, even at high altitude. As you near the summit, could still encounter patches of snow at the beginning of July.

What kind of landscapes can I expect while hiking the Dolomites?

The Dolomites offer a glorious landscape of rugged mountains, green open fields, and snowy peaks. Some areas may be wilder than others, depending on your chosen Dolomites trekking tour. Some trips are softer and more serene in terms of landscapes, with beautiful mountain villages and cities such as Bolzano

How do I book a walking holiday in the Dolomites? 

If you've got your eye on one of our self-guided hiking tours through Italy and Switzerland, you have two options.

You can book your trip by:

1. Sending us an email at info@sloways.eu or giving us a call on (+39) 0552340736. We'll ask for some basic information about your trip, such as the number of people traveling, your preferred departure date, and any special requests you may have.

2. Using the online calculator on each trip page to receive a provisional price for your chosen tour. If you're happy with the estimate, send a request to our team and we will respond to proceed with the reservation. The final price of your trip will be confirmed once we've checked hotel availability.

What kind of accommodations can I expect on Italian Alps & Dolomites hiking tours?

Depending on your chosen trip, you may have a private room with an ensuite bathroom, or you could share the room with other walkers in your group. Carefully check the specific trip page of your chosen tour to learn more about the accommodation included. 

Are tour guides available when hiking the Dolomites? 

All our Dolomites and Italian walking tours are self-guided, which means that there is no set group or guide. You'll explore the region using helpful maps and resources provided by our experts. We'll take care of the logistics of your trip, including booking your accommodation and carrying your luggage for you.

Our trips

Book with SloWays

Say 'yes' to the call to adventure and embark on our self-guided hiking holiday in the Dolomites. 

We believe that our Dolomites hiking tours are the best way to experience Europe and here are just a few reasons why you should book one with SloWays:

 

  • Satisfied customers: Our holidays come highly rated on  Feefo, where you can read about some of the fantastic getaways holidaymakers have experienced with us.
  • Sustainable travel: Sustainability is at the heart of every hiking tour we offer and we're always looking for low-impact ways of traveling – that's why we're Travelife Certified. 
  • SloWays expertise: With  over 20 years of experience designing fantastic walking trips under our belt, we know what walkers want and always deliver.
  • Sensational experiences: Comfy accommodations, detailed itineraries, and customizable holiday packages are crafted to show you everything the region has to offer. 

Your next walking adventure is waiting. Contact us today to get started on your booking.


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