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The Alta Via 1 is one of the Europe's premier walking routes, situated in the eastern Italian Alps. Experience the tranquility of self-guided walking on well marked paths, through dramatic mountain passes, pastures filled with wild-flowers and deep, shaded forests. Discover the cameraderie of staying in mountain huts (rifugio), eating regional, home-cooked meals and chatting through the day's events with your fellow walkers as you watch the mountains around you turn pink in the sunset.
When you are walking in the Dolomites you are far removed from the rest of the world and it's worries. You just need to put one foot in front of the other, relax and enjoy exploring this unique region of Italy.
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Follow the complete length of Italy’s classic 'High Route 1' through the eastern Dolomites from Lago di Braies in the north, to Belluno in the south, staying in welcoming authentic mountain huts. This region of the Italian Alps is famed for some of the best scenery in the Dolomites - immense limestone peaks, with excellent well-trodden variants that allow you to avoid any via ferrata, making this a delightful trek.Duration: 11 Days & 10 Nights
Our Classic Alta Via 1 tour covers the majority of this flag-ship trek over 8 walking days. Hike from beautiful Lake Braies through the east Italian Alps to finish just before Passo Duran, where the trail turns wilder and more remote. This version of the Alta Via 1 is perfect for fit hikers looking to spend just over a week walking one of Europe’s best long-distance trails.Duration: 10 Days & 9 Nights
A well-paced two-week tour along the iconic Italian ‘High Route 1’ through the best of the Dolomiti mountains, with a mid-walk rest day to recharge and explore the region’s ‘hiking capital’ - Cortina. Follow the full Alta Via 1 from north to south on some 140km of well-marked trails.Duration: 14 Days & 13 Nights
Escape on a short break to the High Dolomites and enjoy three fantastic days of great trail walking at around 1500-2500m, surrounded by the very best alpine scenery that the region has to offer. Combine a stay in chic Cortina with nights in authentic mountain ‘rifugios’. By day, fabulous views over lakes, forests and peaks abound—and each evening enjoy the camaraderie of traditional huts.Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights
Trek the most popular northern half of the ‘High Route 1’, covering around 70km over one week on good trails that are well way-marked, passing glowing peaks, shady forests and rolling pastures. The full north-south trail begins in the Italian Sudtirol and ends some 140km later in Belluno. Stay high up in some of the best mountain huts in the Alps with incredible sunsets and great panoramas.Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights
The Alta Via 1 long distance trail winds its way through the heart of the Italian Dolomites. This tour covers around 90km of the wilder and quieter southern section of the AV1, spread over 6 days, walking approx. 15km daily. Following good alpine paths, our detailed route notes avoid the harder routes and via ferrata.Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights