Italy is a fantastic holiday destination with off-the-beaten track experiences guaranteed to provide life-long memories. It is worth checking out Mountain Kingdoms who offer 3 excellent guided, group walking holidays to the Aeolian Islands, the Amalfi Coast and the Dolomites.

Reassuringly, solo travellers are warmly welcomed and a professional guide is available, both for route finding, and local insight.  The accommodation is very good and an excellent variety of walks are available allowing visitors to delve into the area’s history and culture.

Example itineraries:

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Trails of Naples, Capri & the Amalfi Coast

You will not regret booking a visit to the quaint village of Bomerano. Selections of nice and easy-paced walks are planned following ancient mule tracks surrounded by beautiful woods, citrus groves and tranquil villages.

Visitors will have time to walk along coastal paths offering truly breathtaking views over the Sorrentine Peninsula. There is also time to wander around the chic towns of Amalfi and Positano.  Even better, visitors can join a walking tour of Capri and Naples, or climbing up the crater of Vesuvius.  The ancient ruins of Pompeii is a must-do on the trip and visitors can delve into the area’s fascinating history.

Prices from: £1,175 (with flights) £820 (land only)

Duration: 8 days

Departures: 23rd July, 27th August, 24th September

Mount Etna Volcanic Islands

Spend a week exploring the wild landscapes of the volcanic islands of the Aeolian Archipelago. Each has its own distinctive personality and attractions: Lipari has sulphur baths and hot springs; Salina offers vineyards and a salt lake, Stromboli is famed for its fiery volcano and Milazzo has Mount Etna – the highest volcano in Europe.

A selection of day walks allow perfect exploration of the dramatic coastline and volcanic scenery, whilst comfortable hotels and excellent regional cuisine ensure a relaxed evening to mull over the day’s events.

Prices from: £1,240 (with flights) £960 (land only)

Duration: 8 days

Departures: 12th June, 4th September, 2nd October

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