Hiking holidays with a dog in Italy

A MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE FOR HUMANS AND DOGS

Fantastic scenery, low-traffic and particularly easy-to-walk routes, wonderful cuisine and paw-friendly hotels and accommodation – these are the pieces of the puzzle that make a successful hiking holiday with a dog in Italy. Experience an unforgettable adventure on our multifaceted hiking tours in South Tyrol, around Lake Garda and Venice and give your dog a break from everyday life too. With our Eurohike luggage transfer you can enjoy your hikes completely carefree and only with light luggage, because our Eurohike team will take care of your luggage on-site. So let’s go on a hike with your dog in Italy.

The most beautiful hiking holidays with a dog in Italy

Hiker looks out over the magnificent Molveno Lake

From Meran to Lake Garda

This hiking route promises the best of both worlds, starting from the historic spa town of Meran to Lake Garda. From the impressive Dolomites, along the South Tyrolean Wine Route and on to Lake Garda, where you will meet Mediterranean flair. Our Eurohike hiking holiday from Meran to Lake Garda, 8 days offers the perfect holiday experience for you and your four-legged friend. Even more comfort for people and animals awaits you on our hiking holiday from Meran to Lake Garda with Charm, 8 days.

  • All details and information about the beautiful hiking region of South Tyrol and Lake Garda can be found here at a glance.
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From Meran to Lake Garda

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Hiking with a dog in South Tyrol

South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail

A fantastic active adventure awaits you and your dog on our hiking holiday South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail, 7 days. In five daily stages, the journey takes you from Meran via Nals to Bolzano, on to Mölten and back to Meran. Along the entire route, you and your four-legged friend will be accompanied by picturesque vineyards and apple orchards, wonderful views and peaceful alpine landscapes. You will experience an impressive panorama on the Mölten circular hike on the fifth day of your hiking tour, where you explore the ‘Stone Mandln’ high above the clouds. In any case, there is enough time to try the typical South Tyrolean delicacies. Do you have a few days off and would like to spend them together with your four-legged friend in the beautiful nature of South Tyrol? Then our short hiking holiday South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail, 4 days, is exactly the right option.

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South Tyrolean Wine & Alpine Pasture Trail

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Lake Reschensee – Lake Kalterer-See

Hiker on the way to Lake Kalterer See

Our hiking holiday Lake Reschensee – Lake Kalterer-See, 9 days combines the best of both hiking regions around the Vinschgau and the southern wine route. The route leads on well-paved hiking trails and wonderful high-altitude trails on the former traders path, the Via Claudia Augusta, starting from Reschen to Burgeis, Schluderns and finally to Schlanders where you reach the wonderful Vingschau apple orchards. The hiking tour takes you to Naturns and the following day to the Mediterranean spa town of Meran. The next day you hike along the longest Waalweg in South Tyrol, the Marlinger Waalweg to the apple metropolis of Lana and on to Nals. The last stage of your hiking tour has another wonderful active experience in store: you walk past castles and palaces on high trails with impressive views of the Adige Valley to the Lake Kalterer-See, one of the warmest swimming lakes in the Alps. Wonderful inns for foodies and that special extra comfort await you on our hiking holiday Lake Reschensee – Lake Kalterer-See with Charm, 9 days. The slightly shorter hiking holiday Lake Reschensee – Meran, 7 days and the hiking holiday Lake Reschensee – Meran with Charm, 7 days offer equally enjoyable experiences.

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Lake Reschensee – Lake Kalterer-See

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Lake Reschensee – Meran with Charm

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From Lake Garda to Venice

You will experience an equally impressive active experience in the midst of the Northern Italian natural landscape with your dog on our hiking holiday from Lake Garda to Venice, 8 days. The starting point of the hike is Riva del Garda, where you can get the mood for the typical Italian flair as soon as you arrive. The route from Pietramurata to Trento, Levico Terme, on to Bassano del Grappa and finally to Venice are varied, easy to walk and always lead along lakes, forest areas and river – ideal for a successful hiking holiday with your dog. You and your four-legged friend can expect even more enjoyment and charm on our hiking holiday from Lake Garda to Venice with Charm, 8 days.

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From Lake Garda to Venice

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Our Eurohike moments while hiking with a dog in Italy

  • Enjoy the culinary delights of South Tyrol: You have plenty of opportunities to enjoy typical South Tyrolean specialties on our hiking holiday Lake Reschensee – Lake Kalterer-See, 9 days. From South Tyrolean speck, wine, apples, Schüttelbrot or the dumplings – there is something to suit every taste.
  • A visit to the home of grappa: On your hiking holiday from Lake Garda to Venice, 8 days the route takes you to the home of the popular pomace brandy. After a short tasting, you should definitely visit the famous wooden bridge Ponte degli Alpini.

Useful information about hiking with a dog in Italy

Facts & Details

Signpost at the circular walk in Mölten
  • Hiking regions: Especially the beautiful regions in northern Italy such as South Tyrol, the area around Lake Garda and Venice offer exactly the right opportunities for a successful hike with a dog.
  • Area: 301,340 km² (South Tyrol has an area of ​​7,400 km²)
  • Population: 60.36 million inhabitants throughout Italy (520,891 of these people live in South Tyrol)
  • Capital: Rome with approx. 2.87 million inhabitants
  • Official language: Italian
  • Highest mountain: At 4,223 meters, the Castor is the highest mountain in Italy and its slightly lower and western “brother” the Pollux, is actually on Swiss territory.
  • Season: The best climate for hiking tours with dogs in Italy is from April or May to October, depending on the individual hiking holiday.
  • Special feature: You can enjoy a nice break on a hiking holiday in Italy from spring onwards. Even in the warmer summer months or in autumn, you can experience the regions from a particularly beautiful side with plenty of opportunities for a hiking break and easy-to-walk and low-traffic routes - also ideal for your four-legged companion.
Hiking with a dog in Italy

Eurohike hiking holidays with a dog in Italy

A colourful and varied landscape as far as the eye can see – this and much more awaits our hiking guests on our multi-faceted hiking holidays in Italy. With our Eurohike WanderPlus you are always perfectly cared for and thanks to the detailed travel documents you will always be on the right path. Our Eurohike travel specialists have a lot of expertise and know-how to ensure that your hiking tour becomes the perfect active experience in nature. Warm advice before your tour, the personal support on-site during your hiking holiday, the detailed travel documents, cosy hotels and inviting accommodation, as well as the reliable luggage transfer – all these services are part of your booked hiking holiday with Eurohike. You can also reach our team on the service-hotline during your tour.

Isabella Strasser
Italy offers wonderful hiking trails for a successful hiking holiday with your dog!
Isabella Strasser, Travel specialist
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