Walking Holidays Tuscany

Hiking Tours Italy Apuan Alps & Apennines
Moderate €995Challenging €1040

Join us and explore

Discover the marble mountains of the Apuan Alps and the epic wilderness of the Tuscan Apennines Italy with a local walking guide and a small band of like-minded travellers on a hiking holiday in Tuscany. The hidden gem of the Garfagnana valley offers a range of spectacular hiking tours, ancient traditions, fabulous flavours and renowned hospitality.

Here there is something for everyone, from the inexperienced walker to the intrepid adventurer. Choose a series of day walking hikes exploring peaks overlooking the sea or opt for a more challenging trek across Tuscany’s alluring horizon. Or why not put together your own mountain adventure from our pick’n’mix activities?

Here there is something for everyone, from the inexperienced walker to the intrepid adventurer. Choose a series of day walking hikes exploring peaks overlooking the sea or opt for a more challenging trek across Tuscany’s alluring horizon. Or why not put together your own mountain adventure from our pick’n’mix activities?

Adam Wilson

If you want a walking holiday with a touch of class, try this one. Col di Lavacchio is an amazing place to stay, the walking truly stunning and our hosts Jamie and Ailsa welcoming, generous and good humoured. Not sure we can top this one!

Fiona Denyer

It was a divine setting and the food amazing. The support crew were outstanding and the pace and itinerary absolutely ideal. Words in a brochure cannot do justice to the hospitality we received and the whole walking experience. A truly amazing...

Neil Anderson

This was a wonderful holiday. The walks were beautiful, the mountains spectacular, the food excellent and the hospitality and guiding both superb. I'd recommend this holiday to anyone who is a fit and capable hill walker.

Stephen Brown

A hidden gem: beautiful beech woods, airy summits, snow flecked ridges, characterful villages and wonderful food and accommodation on an idyllic Tuscan farm all added up to the best holiday I've had in years.

Adam Wilson

If you want a walking holiday with a touch of class, try this one. Col di Lavacchio is an amazing place to stay, the...

Fiona Denyer

It was a divine setting and the food amazing. The support crew were outstanding and the pace and itinerary absolutely...

Neil Anderson

This was a wonderful holiday. The walks were beautiful, the mountains spectacular, the food excellent and the...

Stephen Brown

A hidden gem: beautiful beech woods, airy summits, snow flecked ridges, characterful villages and wonderful food and...
Monte Altissimo Carrara Tuscany Italy

Hiking Holiday in Wild Tuscany

Hike ancient mule tracks to alpine villages, scramble along rugged limestone ridges and scale majestic peaks in 5 glorious walks. Afterwards relax in a hammock, float in the salt water pool or book a massage to ease those tired muscles.

Enjoy superlative modern Tuscan food and test your palate with a local wine tasting. Based on an organic farm in the Apuan Alps, this Wild Tuscany Walking holiday will challenge you physically and nourish your soul.

Hiking Holiday in Wild Tuscany

Hike ancient mule tracks to alpine villages, scramble along limestone ridges and scale majestic peaks in 5 glorious days walking. Then relax in a hammock, float in the pool or book a massage to ease those tired muscles.

Enjoy superlative Tuscan food and local wine. Based on an organic farm in the Apuan Alps, this Wild Tuscany Walking holiday will challenge you physically and nourish your soul.

Monte Altissimo Carrara Tuscany Italy

Meet our Guides… and their passion

Wild Trails is a small company of professional multi-lingual mountain hiking guides based in the Garfagnana mountains north of Lucca. Born and raised in this timeless landscape, they are passionate about its history and traditions from pre Roman pagan settlements to its patchwork of small farms and enchanting forests. With their intricate knowledge of the area they can devise a walking tour to suit the needs of any group whatever the conditions.

Daniele

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Discover the mountains…

Circular routes of 5–8 hours, max 16km and 1000m of ascent.

  • 5 days hiking with qualified local guides
  • 7 nights in a renovated traditional farmhouse with 12m saltwater pool
  • Gourmet food and local wines
  • Free day mid week to explore
  • Small group size. Max 11

Discover the mountains

Circular routes of 5–8 hours, maximum 16km and up to 1000m of ascent.

  • 5 day hikes with qualified local guides
  • 7 nights accommodation in a renovated traditional farmhouse with 12m saltwater pool
  • Exquisite gourmet food and local wines
  • Free day mid week to explore
  • Small group size. Maximum 11
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Wild Tuscany Hiking Itinerary

Wild Flower Mountain Mt Croce Apuan Alps ↥580m 9km

Walk with the Gods Mt Giovo Apennines ↥950m 14km

Dance with the Devil Mt Forato Apuane Alps ↥855m 10km

Rest your weary soul Visit Lucca or relax by the pool

Lovers & Shepherds Pania Corfino Apennines ↥786m 14km

The Queen Pania Croce Apuane Alps ↥950m 12 km

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Wild Tuscany Hiking Dates

Dates 2020

12 September – 19 September 2020

19 September – 26 September 2020

26 September – 3 October 2020

Dates 2021

15 May – 22 May 2021

22 May – 29 May 2021

5 June – 12 June 2021

3 July – 10 July 2021

4 September – 11 September 2021

11 September – 18 September 2021

18 September – 25 September 2021

25 September – 2 October 2021

Wild Tuscany Hiking Dates

Dates 2020

12 September – 19 September 2020

19 September – 26 September 2020

26 September – 3 October 2020

Dates 2021

15 May – 22 May 2021

22 May – 29 May 2021

5 June – 12 June 2021

3 July – 10 July 2021

4 September – 11 September 2021

11 September – 18 September 2021

18 September – 25 September 2021

25 September – 2 October 2021

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Great food & wine on your Walking Holiday!

A highlight of Tuscany or indeed Italy is the food.  With our organic produce, our menus will sustain you and startle you with extraordinary flavours. Your walking holiday includes 7 breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches and 5 dinners. All dietary requirements can be met.

Breakfast is served on the free day.  One evening we eat out in Barga. €15 – €40 is enough for a sumptuous meal.

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Wild Hiking Price

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only €995*/week

*based on 2 sharing a room

(Saturday to Saturday)

Airport transfers included

Flights not included

*Single supplement not included

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Wild Tuscany Hiking Price

only €995*/week

*based on 2 sharing a room

(Saturday to Saturday)

Airport transfers included

Flights not included

*Single supplement not included

Reserve Now

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Tuscany Skyline Trek

Challenging Grade 7

Challenge yourself!

Two short point to point treks across two of Italy’s ranges, staying in mountain refuges so that you can enjoy the awesome views of the sea and the solitude and wildness of the ridgeline to the full. You need a confident head for heights and a good level of fitness because the hiking days are from 6 – 9 hours long and you will be carrying all you need for 3 days at a time.

Skyline Trek Summary

  • 6 days trekking (Grade 6 – 7) with qualified local guides.
  • 4 nights in manned mountain refuges.
  • 3 nights in a traditional farmhouse with pool.
  • Trek the ridges, crests, meadows and trading routes of Italy.
  • Sunset/night walk in the Apennines.
  • Tuscany’s highest peak, Monte Prado 2054m
  • Small groups. Maximum: 10

Tuscany Skyline Trek Itinerary

Skyline Trek Date & Price

3 July – 10 July 2021

Minimum group of 4, maximum 10

only €1040*/person

Airport pick-up included, taxis for late arrivals at an extra cost

*Flights not included. Based on 2 people sharing a room

While staying at Col di Lavacchio you can use the pool and all facilities including the washing machine on Wednesday.

Accommodation for the 4 nights on the mountain is in bunk rooms with a capacity of between 3 to 12 beds. Showers may be available depending on availability of water.

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Mountain Food

At Col di Lavacchio, we provide a hearty breakfast, a healthy lunch and 3 course supper with wine.

In the rifugios breakfast, picnic lunch and supper (3 courses) are provided. The food is traditional mountain food (eg prosciutto, cheese, soup, pasta, stews). Drinks are extra cost (max €10/day).

All dietary requirements met.

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Dessert Col di Lavacchio Tuscany Italy

Mountain Food

At Col di Lavacchio, we provide a hearty breakfast, a healthy lunch and 3 course dinner with wine.

In the rifugios breakfast, picnic lunch and 3 course dinner are provided. The food is traditional mountain food (eg prosciutto, cheese, soup, pasta, stews). Drinks are extra cost (max €10/day).

All dietary requirements met.

Other Options

Holiday Home

Rent the house or apartment for a perfect holiday

Pick 'n Mix

Choose from our tailor-made activity options.

Holiday Home

Rent the house or apartment for a perfect holiday

Pick 'n Mix

Choose from our tailor-made activity options.

Col di Lavacchio Agriturismo Promiana Molazzana 55020 Lucca Italy

Col di Lavacchio Agriturismo Promiana Molazzana 55020 Lucca Italy

Col di Lavacchio Agriturismo Promiana Molazzana 55020 Lucca Italy

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