Dolomites Walking Holidays Itinerary

Spectacular mountain views are the reward for a little effort and exertion allowing you to enjoy a walking holiday in the Dolomites.

All our accompanied walking holidays in Italy require a reasonable level of fitness, they do not require mountaineering skills but walks will include some steep sections. Walkers should be comfortable with a moderate degree of exertion and challenge. Alternatively if you prefer to do your own thing we can offer plenty of ideas and information; route guidance and maps provided.

A packed lunch on walk days includes a filled roll, fruit, chocolate bar and crisps.

Below is a sample Dolomites itinerary. On some days we offer a choice of easier/moderate or moderate/hard walks. This is dependant on at least 4 people joining the walk.

Easier/Moderate Walks; 5 to 8 miles usually on good paths with occasional steep ground.

Moderate/Harder Walks; 6 to 10 miles some mountainous terrain and steep gradients.

Day 1 – Arrival Day

Meet fellow guests over an informal drink and talk about the week ahead; followed by a five course dinner.

Day 2 – Seceda

5 to 6 hours walking including breaks.
A wonderful introduction to walking in the Dolomites: Stunning mountain views of the Puez-Odle group with superb walking across the Seceda plateau.

Day 3 – Sassolungo

6 to 7 hours walking including breaks.
An awesome days walking on the Frederich August Weg in the shadow of the dramatic towering cliffs of Sassolungo,

Day 4 – Rasciesa and the Brogles Hut.

5 to 6 hours walking including breaks.
Spectacular funicular ride from Ortisei; the walk explores beautiful alpine meadows and provides wonderful views throughout the day. Amazing views of Sas Rigais from the Brogles hut.

Day 5 – Rest Day

Here’s a few things to do in the Dolomites:
pinnacle walking boots in purpleBolzano; visit the Ice Man Otzi
Bressanone
First World War museum and tunnels
pinnacle walking boots in purpleExplore Val Gardena
Wood carving museum in Ortisei

Day 6 – Puez and Vallunga.

6 to 7 hours walking including breaks.
From Selva we take the Dantercepies lift to Passo Gardena. We walk through dramatic landscapes with superb views of the Sella group, returning along Vallunga a classic U shaped valley.

Day 7 – Alpe di Siusi

4 to 5 hours walking including breaks.
A memorable walking day on the alpine pastures of the Alpe di Siusi the largest plateau in Europe, with stunning views of Sciliar and the Catinaccio mountain groups. A photographers dream.

Day 8 – Departure Day

Transport

The cost of transport to and from the walks is payable locally. For those who wish to walk everyday a Gardena Card is recommended which gives unlimited use of lifts and buses.

Please note: You join our organised Dolomites walking holiday and use our ideas and information at your own risk.