Guided Tours: Italy

Dolomiti di Brenta Self Guided hiking tour

Unlock the mysteries of the Brenta Dolomites, Italy’s westernmost extremity of rugged limestone peaks. Bordered by the Swiss Alps to the west and the Austrian Alps to the north, the Brenta mountains tower above celebrity-studded Lake Garda and its lesser known, but equally spectacular, Lago di Molveno. Similar to the rest of the Dolomites range that stretches across northeastern Italy, the ...

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Self-Guided Tour Date

Late June, July, September

Guided Tour Date

August 18-25

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Isola di Capri

Inviting villages, towering limestone cliffs, a rich history, and the tranquil water of the Tyrrhenian Sea – all of this and more awaits you on the Italian island of Capri! The colorful isle sits off the western coast of southern Italy, its shores visited for millennia by Greek and Roman sailors. Originally established as a Roman resort the Isle of Capri has a deep history of tourism and ...

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April 19-24, 2021

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Vols-am-Schlern-Dolomites

Towers of vertical limestone, tinged pink in the evening light, loom above the rolling green meadows and intriguing castles, ruins and onion-domed church steeples of the Alto Adige region in northern Italy. This may be the most beautiful mountain region on earth; regularly attracting photographers and mountain enthusiasts enamored of the incredible light and topography of the range. The Dolomites are ...

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Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June - Mid September

Guided Tour Date

June 11-18 & Aug 25-Sept 1

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matterhorntrek

The highest mountains in Western Europe, the Pennine Alps, offer hikers an opportunity to explore a spectacular alpine world. This hike begins in Italy beneath the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic peaks in the world. The tour also partially circumnavigates the Monte Rosa, the highest mountain in Switzerland and the second highest peak in Western Europe. The Tour de Monte Rosa has become a much ...

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September 2-10, 2021

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Hiking in Sicily's Aeolian Islands

From across the aquamarine waves, their call can be heard for thousands of leagues. Ulysses surely wasn’t the first to hear their sound as he crossed the Adriatic, Aegean, and Tyrrhenian seas on his Odyssey, but he definitely was a notable visitor – Sicily’s Aeolian islands, home of the sirens. When speaking of Sicily, or the Aeolian Islands, it is impossible to go without speaking about the ...

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Self-Guided Tour Date

May-October

Guided Tour Date

May 15-22, 2021

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Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains. This photo was taken while hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc with Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures.

Outside Magazine named Ryder-Walker’s Tour du Mont Blanc trek one of the 25 Best Hikes in the World. Hike across the borders of France, Italy and Switzerland during our ten-day Tour du Mont Blanc. Taking advantage of some little-known variations to the standard route, we lead you from the mountain-chic cafés of Chamonix, to remote mountain hamlets en route to Courmayeur, Italy. Our gracious ...

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Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June-Mid September

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June 23-July 2, 2021

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Village in the Heart of the Italian Dolomites.

The Pusteria Valley on the Italian/Austrian border is where the high Alps morph into the Dolomites. The northern flank of the valley is pastoral with undefined walls of limestone and gentler summits. The southern flank is where the Dolomites find their personality and skyrocket above you as compact and jagged summits of seemingly impossible verticality. The magnificence of this hiking itinerary lies ...

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Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

September 3-10, 2021

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*All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to change

Travel and the Coronavirus for Ryder-Walker Guests

Ryder-Walker is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and acknowledges that there is growing uncertainty about the safety of traveling right now. Currently, our guided and self-guided treks are on schedule to run. Should travel restrictions be implemented by local or global authorities we will post updates on this link.

For more information please visit the websites of the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.