Walking Holidays in the Dolomites

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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Ski Breaks and Fitness

Mike enjoys Ski Breaks

Although our passion is mountain walking, we also love our Ski Breaks as it’s such a change from running Pinnacle Walking Holidays. We often get asked by our guests, especially the ones coming to the French Alps and Dolomites; “Do I need to be very fit?” for Walking and Ski Breaks. It’s always a difficult

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Comici Hut

The Comici Hut is one of our favourite places to stop, be it for a drink or some lunch. The views from the Comici Hut across to the Sella group are awesome.The views to the Marmolada which is the highest mountain in the Dolomites look stunning. It’s a real winner with guests on our Dolomite Walking

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South Tyrol a Magical Holiday Destination

Stunning dolomite rock of the South Tyrol

Awesome Scenery, Delicious Cuisine Tradition, warm hospitality, delicious Alpine food, perfectly groomed ski runs, time for relaxation and sporting opportunities for everyone in South Tyrol. The Dolomites of the South Tyrol are magical and benefits from 300 sunny days per year: that’s what draws Pinnacle Walking Holidays guests back each year. South Tyrol is famous

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Italian Recipes for Bombolini

Bombolini one of many Italian Recipes for Doughnuts

Krapfen is a yummy German pastry that is made in a deep fryer. In Italy the same thing is called Bombolini and is one of Mikes favourite Italian Recipes. In Britain we know them as Doughnuts, but they never seem quite as good. Bombolini – Italian Doughnuts In Germany, Krapfen are very popular during the

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Farewell to the Awesome Dolomites

Awesome Dolomites

Well our summer walking breaks 2016 have now come to an end and we are both feeling a little flat. It’s been four amazing weeks in the Italian Dolomites and the Hotel Digon was even better than we remembered, we were very sad to say Farewell to the Awesome Dolomites. All the guests were fantastic and

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Summer Holiday in the Alps

Ortisei offers many walks when on a Summer Holiday in the Alps

Ortisei is where the funicular to Mount Rasciesa starts; this Mountain separates the northern side of the Val Gardena and the Val di Funes. Compared with the majestic Dolomites, this mountain appears a bit unimpressive but it is a great walk for a Summer Holiday in the Alps. Five Kilometers of High Alpine Walking The

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