Walking Holidays in the Dolomites

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine or Gluhwein

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Mulled Wine, that festive smell around the house is just great. You have two options for making mulled wine. The first is to simply buy mulled wine spices and a bottle of red wine, heat them on the hob (without boiling) and hey presto. If you prefer to make your

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There is a Certain Buzz Around – It’s Christmas

There is a certain buzz around and Mike gets to enjoys Ski Breaks

It’s Christmas. Cold winter air, festive lights and the smell of mulled wine. There is a certain buzz around when Christmas approaches. Smoke drifts from outdoor heaters and chalet chimneys, obscuring the twinkling lights from the stars above. The mountain villages always seem to be more Christmassy. Excited children everywhere – magical. In many ways

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Thanks to Everyone who Joined us in 2017

Thanks to Everyone who joined us and to Mark and Jane

Thanks to everyone who joined us this year on a Pinnacle Walking Holiday, we hope you had a fabulous time. The Calendar Dates for 2018 are up and available for booking on the website. Prices Unfortunately for next year we have had to increase the prices for our holidays in Europe. You can blaim Brexit

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Majestic Dolomites Summer 2017

Summer snow in the majestic Dolomites

We are sadly home after a fantastic four weeks in the Majestic Dolomites Summer 2017. The Weather It was very interesting this year, starting in early September with hot sun, in the middle of the month we had two dumps of the cold white stuff. Loved by the guests who just wanted to play and

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Ventian Spritz

The Venetian Spritz, the drink of Italy

Venetian Spritz is THE drink of the Dolomites The Venetian Spritz is not, shall we say, an ‘important’ drink. However, it’s red, for crying out loud, and composed of any unassuming white wine, sparkling water, and your choice of mixer. Although the first Venetian Spritz filtered down to Italy from Austria, they were only made

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Easy Recipe for Spatzle

An Easy recipe | Kasespatzle

As we are in the Dolomites, it seemed right to blog about the fab food. Spaetzle, or spätzle, is a rustic pasta meaning little sparrow; it can make a very Easy Recipe for supper. Spatzle an Easy Recipe Most commonly associated with Germany, but Spatzle; is quite common in the Sud-Tirol region  where we run

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Best Stops on the way to the Dolomites

Best Stops on the Way to the Dolomites

I often get asked by guests about the Best Stops on the way to the Dolomites. There are so many good hotels to stay in, however some stand out more than others. For me, the Hotel Kreuz on Lake Constance has to be the best stop on the way to the Dolomites we have come across

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Mountain Huts of the Dolomites

Dolomites Mountain Hut

I love writing about food but I love eating it to, especially food in served in good Mountain Huts of the Dolomites. Stopping to eat at one of the mountain huts in the Dolomites, is a first-class pleasure experience for both my eyes and palate. The charming mountain huts are spread across the whole region,

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Chamonix and the Dolomites

Walkers and sightseers love Chamonix

We are passionate about life in the Alps. Chamonix and the Dolomites are like second homes to us. They are the places where we would like to spend the rest of our lives. We believe in respect for the environment and nature. Everyone can gain by enjoying the natural beauty of the great outdoors. At

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Italian Food Tour with German Influence

Italian Food Tour at the Hotel Digon Ortisei

Although Pinnacle Walking Holidays is all about walking I would love to diversify and run a week long Italian Food tour. There’s so much to discover in the Val Gardena region of Italy. Although it is the majestic Dolomite Mountains that will leave the longest-lasting and most memorable impression. The description of our walking holidays

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