OVERVIEW

Embark on a superb walking journey around the Italian lakes, made even more captivating by being able to reach landscapes that can only be found on foot. This picturesque region, blessed with a perfect climate for hiking, has become adorned with numerous villas and splendid botanical gardens. Since Roman times, Como has been a favoured holiday destination for the rich and famous, who were enamoured by its lavish villas and magnificent gardens.

We've tailored this trip with your flexibility in mind, offering a selection of five walks, along with visits to must-see villa gardens such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbaniello, Villa Melzi, and Villa Monastero. Your walks will allow you to leisurely explore the area, whether cruising across the lake with panoramic views or meandering through orchards and olive groves, all at your own pace. Each evening, you'll retreat to the charming and picturesque village of Lenno, nestled beautifully along the lakeshore.

Highlights

  • Spend 6 nights in 4 star accommodation on the promenade in the awe-inspiring village of Lenno
  • Uncover the natural splendour of Lake Como's pristine waters, majestic Italian Alps and enchanting Riviera ambience
  • Delve into the exquisite Italian gardens inclusive of Villa Carlotta, Melzi and Balbaniello
  • Enjoy multiple boat cruises to different towns with breathtaking views
  • Discover traditional medieval villages via beautiful walks along the lake and mountain trails

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
7 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy to Moderate

Grade 2 - Easy to Moderate

Some uphill sections and occasional steps. Walks are generally shorter and walking experience is not required.

PRICE FROM
$ 1595

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 995

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of a room when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7

DAY 1
Arrival on Lake Como

Upon arriving in Lenno, take the time to explore the stunning gardens of Villa Balbianello, once the residence of a Milanese Industrialist and avid adventurer (entrance ticket not provided). Depending on our arrival time, you might opt for a leisurely walk or a refreshing swim at the small pebble beach in Lenno by the lake.

Walking: No scheduled walking for today
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 2
Azalea Riviera and visit Villa Carlotta

Starting in the beautiful village of Lenno, your stroll will lead you along the hills of the Azalea Riviera, offering breathtaking vistas of the lake and the surrounding mountains. En route, you’ll encounter striking juxtapositions between olive groves and impeccably manicured gardens of luxurious villas, as well as medieval villages and exquisite Renaissance churches. Your journey concludes in Tremezzo, at the renowned Villa Carlotta (entrance ticket not provided). Famous for its magnificent garden, Villa Carlotta boasts a terraced garden adorned with Italian lemon trees and intricately carved boxwood, an English garden featuring expansive vistas, and an opulent interior adorned with neoclassical artworks. A boat transfer from Villa Carlotta to Lenno is included in the experience.

Walking: 8km/3hrs
Elevation: +200m / -200m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 3
San Benedetto abbey & the Sanctuary of Madonna del Soccorso

Today, you will embark on your journey along a panoramic ascending trail above Lenno, meandering through a lush forest, leading you to the historic San Benedetto Abbey, which traces its origins back to the 11th century. Perched at 800 meters amidst the picturesque countryside, this Romanesque abbey offers a serene retreat. Descending steeply on the opposite side, you traverse towards Osuccio, where you encounter the Sanctuary of Madonna del Soccorso and the Sacred Mount of Ossuccio, both dating from the 17th century. Renowned for its 14 chapels and 230 life-sized statues, this site has been honored with UNESCO World Heritage status. Your journey then continues with a scenic walk along the lakeshore, leading you back to Lenno

Walking: 10km/4hrs
Elevation: +600m / -600m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 4
Bellagio & gardens of Villa Melzi

You day will begin with a panoramic boat transfer (30 minutes) to the Bellagio Peninsula. Revered as “the pearl of Lario” and described as “one of the most voluptuous sites of Italy” by composer Gabriel Fauré, Bellagio awaits your arrival. Upon reaching the charming village of Pescallo, you’ll traverse the park of Villa Giolia before ascending to Perlo. Your return journey to Bellagio includes a stroll through the exquisite gardens of Villa Melzi, both of which were frequented by Stendhal (entrance ticket not provided). Finally, a boat transfer (30 minutes) will take you back to Lenno.

Walking: 10km/4hrs
Elevation:  +250m / -250m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 5
Bellano to Varenna

Included in today’s itinerary is a boat transfer (30 minutes) to Bellano, situated on the eastern shore of the lake. Today’s adventure takes you on a delightful walk above the lake, all the way to Varenna, a picturesque village exuding the essence of “dolce vita”. Your journey begins with a panoramic trail from Bellano, leading you to the majestic castle of Vézio (entrance ticket not provided). Upon arrival in Varenna, you’ll be greeted by its charming streets and colorful hillside houses. While in Varenna, take the opportunity to explore the enchanting gardens of Villa Monastero, adorned with avenues of rhododendrons, wisteria, and grand magnolias, as well as the gardens of Villa Cipressi (entrance ticket not provided). To conclude your day’s excursion, enjoy a boat transfer (40 minutes) from Varenna back to Lenno

Walking: 9km/3.5hrs
Elevation: +300m / -300m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 6
Panoramic trails of Pigra

Included in the itinerary is a boat transfer (25 minutes) to Argegno. From Argegno, you’ll have the option to take the funivia (funicular) to Pigra (ticket not included). Today’s journey leads you along a stunning panoramic path to Corniga, followed by a descent along a picturesque cobblestone trail to Colonno. From there, you’ll continue your walk along the lakeshore, passing through Osuccio before arriving in Lenno.

Walking: 8km/3.5hrs
Elevation: +200m / -700m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 7
Onward Travel

Savour a relaxed breakfast and indulge in one last lakeside stroll before continuing your travels. If you arrived later on Day 1, consider exploring the exquisite gardens of Villa Balbianello in Lenno. This remarkable estate was formerly owned by a Milanese Industrialist and enthusiastic adventurer (entrance ticket not provided)

Meals: Breakfast

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Accommodation for 6 nights in 4-star accommodation on the promenade
  • 6 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • All boat transfers as described in the itinerary (days 2,4,5 and 6)
  • Our comprehensive set of notes with detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • 24/7 support from our representatives on the ground
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Alps
  • Peace of mind from walking with a company that has 30 years of experience

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

The 4-star accommodation has been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. During this tour, you will spend each night in excellent double occupancy rooms with private facilities. Chosen for its location on the promenade, facilities and history, our accommodation is used to welcoming our walkers. The hosts are very knowledgeable about the region and they will always be happy to chat with you about the history, food and wine. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk.

You will be provided with 6 daily breakfasts after each of the nights’ stay. It is best to do your own thing in Lake Como for lunch and dinner: lunches are available at various cafes or food stores daily, and there are numerous places to get dinner each night so you can choose whatever takes your fancy – your hosts will be happy to give you a list of recommendations. If you have any food allergies or intolerances please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration regarding how you train. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training as it will increase your endurance.

ROCKY / UNEVEN TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility. Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to fortify your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on enhancing stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain to acclimate to rocky conditions. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

UNEVEN TERRAIN

Preparation for hiking on uneven terrain demands a nuanced blend of physical and mental readiness. Commence your regimen with balance-enhancing exercises, such as one-legged stands and stability ball workouts, laying a foundational groundwork for stability and coordination. Strengthening the lower body is pivotal, achieved through the incorporation of squats, lunges, and step-ups to enhance both stability and power. Gradually increase the complexity of the terrain on which you walk, moving from gravel paths to rocky trails. Cultivate mindfulness during your practice, directing focused attention to both your immediate surroundings and precise foot placement. The importance of suitable footwear cannot be overstated; prioritize options that offer robust support and reliable grip to navigate varying terrains with confidence. Build endurance through consistent hikes, progressively increasing distance and difficulty.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

March through to October.

The villas and gardens are opening in the following months: 

Lenno – Gardens of Villa Balbianello – Open from the beginning of January to mid December Closed on Monday + Wednesday + Friday

Tremezzo – Villa Carlotta – Open from mid March to early November

Bellagio – Villa Melzi Gardens – Open end of March to end of October

Varenna – Castle of Vezio – Closed in case of bad weather – Open from March to end of October

Varenna – Villa Monastero Gardens – Open from March to end of October

In Winter and Springs, some gardens and villas are closed.  

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

Travelling to the Start of the walk

The walk starts and finishes in Lenno. You will need to organise your own transport to get there. The easiest option would involve flying into Milan, training from Milan to Lake Como and catching a boat or bus to Lenno. To make it easy, we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

By plane: There are regular flights to Milan from different countries around Europe. There are many airlines that fly these routes. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights 

http://www.google.com/flights

Train: The train from Milan to Como S. Giovanni will take around 40 minutes and will cost around AUD$10. Please find below ways to book.

https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times

https://www.rome2rio.com/

By bus or boat: You can also travel by bus or ferry to Lenno, where the walk will begin.

https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Bastia/Calvi

 

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in summer. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having fewer people around in the villages and on the coast (we walk away from the populated areas on the walk so crowds are not an issue.)

See the weather information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    PER PERSON
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 1 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $995

    Comfort Hotels

  • 1 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1145

    4 Star Hotels

  • 1 Mar 2025 - 31 Oct 2025
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1695

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1045

    Comfort Hotels

  • 1 Mar 2025 - 31 Oct 2025
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2695

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1195

    4 Star Hotels

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Overview

OVERVIEW

Embark on a superb walking journey around the Italian lakes, made even more captivating by being able to reach landscapes that can only be found on foot. This picturesque region, blessed with a perfect climate for hiking, has become adorned with numerous villas and splendid botanical gardens. Since Roman times, Como has been a favoured holiday destination for the rich and famous, who were enamoured by its lavish villas and magnificent gardens.

We've tailored this trip with your flexibility in mind, offering a selection of five walks, along with visits to must-see villa gardens such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbaniello, Villa Melzi, and Villa Monastero. Your walks will allow you to leisurely explore the area, whether cruising across the lake with panoramic views or meandering through orchards and olive groves, all at your own pace. Each evening, you'll retreat to the charming and picturesque village of Lenno, nestled beautifully along the lakeshore.

Highlights

  • Spend 6 nights in 4 star accommodation on the promenade in the awe-inspiring village of Lenno
  • Uncover the natural splendour of Lake Como's pristine waters, majestic Italian Alps and enchanting Riviera ambience
  • Delve into the exquisite Italian gardens inclusive of Villa Carlotta, Melzi and Balbaniello
  • Enjoy multiple boat cruises to different towns with breathtaking views
  • Discover traditional medieval villages via beautiful walks along the lake and mountain trails

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
7 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy to Moderate

Grade 2 - Easy to Moderate

Some uphill sections and occasional steps. Walks are generally shorter and walking experience is not required.

PRICE FROM
$ 1595

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 995

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7

DAY 1
Arrival on Lake Como

Upon arriving in Lenno, take the time to explore the stunning gardens of Villa Balbianello, once the residence of a Milanese Industrialist and avid adventurer (entrance ticket not provided). Depending on our arrival time, you might opt for a leisurely walk or a refreshing swim at the small pebble beach in Lenno by the lake.

Walking: No scheduled walking for today
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 2
Azalea Riviera and visit Villa Carlotta

Starting in the beautiful village of Lenno, your stroll will lead you along the hills of the Azalea Riviera, offering breathtaking vistas of the lake and the surrounding mountains. En route, you’ll encounter striking juxtapositions between olive groves and impeccably manicured gardens of luxurious villas, as well as medieval villages and exquisite Renaissance churches. Your journey concludes in Tremezzo, at the renowned Villa Carlotta (entrance ticket not provided). Famous for its magnificent garden, Villa Carlotta boasts a terraced garden adorned with Italian lemon trees and intricately carved boxwood, an English garden featuring expansive vistas, and an opulent interior adorned with neoclassical artworks. A boat transfer from Villa Carlotta to Lenno is included in the experience.

Walking: 8km/3hrs
Elevation: +200m / -200m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 3
San Benedetto abbey & the Sanctuary of Madonna del Soccorso

Today, you will embark on your journey along a panoramic ascending trail above Lenno, meandering through a lush forest, leading you to the historic San Benedetto Abbey, which traces its origins back to the 11th century. Perched at 800 meters amidst the picturesque countryside, this Romanesque abbey offers a serene retreat. Descending steeply on the opposite side, you traverse towards Osuccio, where you encounter the Sanctuary of Madonna del Soccorso and the Sacred Mount of Ossuccio, both dating from the 17th century. Renowned for its 14 chapels and 230 life-sized statues, this site has been honored with UNESCO World Heritage status. Your journey then continues with a scenic walk along the lakeshore, leading you back to Lenno

Walking: 10km/4hrs
Elevation: +600m / -600m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 4
Bellagio & gardens of Villa Melzi

You day will begin with a panoramic boat transfer (30 minutes) to the Bellagio Peninsula. Revered as “the pearl of Lario” and described as “one of the most voluptuous sites of Italy” by composer Gabriel Fauré, Bellagio awaits your arrival. Upon reaching the charming village of Pescallo, you’ll traverse the park of Villa Giolia before ascending to Perlo. Your return journey to Bellagio includes a stroll through the exquisite gardens of Villa Melzi, both of which were frequented by Stendhal (entrance ticket not provided). Finally, a boat transfer (30 minutes) will take you back to Lenno.

Walking: 10km/4hrs
Elevation:  +250m / -250m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 5
Bellano to Varenna

Included in today’s itinerary is a boat transfer (30 minutes) to Bellano, situated on the eastern shore of the lake. Today’s adventure takes you on a delightful walk above the lake, all the way to Varenna, a picturesque village exuding the essence of “dolce vita”. Your journey begins with a panoramic trail from Bellano, leading you to the majestic castle of Vézio (entrance ticket not provided). Upon arrival in Varenna, you’ll be greeted by its charming streets and colorful hillside houses. While in Varenna, take the opportunity to explore the enchanting gardens of Villa Monastero, adorned with avenues of rhododendrons, wisteria, and grand magnolias, as well as the gardens of Villa Cipressi (entrance ticket not provided). To conclude your day’s excursion, enjoy a boat transfer (40 minutes) from Varenna back to Lenno

Walking: 9km/3.5hrs
Elevation: +300m / -300m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 6
Panoramic trails of Pigra

Included in the itinerary is a boat transfer (25 minutes) to Argegno. From Argegno, you’ll have the option to take the funivia (funicular) to Pigra (ticket not included). Today’s journey leads you along a stunning panoramic path to Corniga, followed by a descent along a picturesque cobblestone trail to Colonno. From there, you’ll continue your walk along the lakeshore, passing through Osuccio before arriving in Lenno.

Walking: 8km/3.5hrs
Elevation: +200m / -700m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lenno

DAY 7
Onward Travel

Savour a relaxed breakfast and indulge in one last lakeside stroll before continuing your travels. If you arrived later on Day 1, consider exploring the exquisite gardens of Villa Balbianello in Lenno. This remarkable estate was formerly owned by a Milanese Industrialist and enthusiastic adventurer (entrance ticket not provided)

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Accommodation for 6 nights in 4-star accommodation on the promenade
  • 6 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • All boat transfers as described in the itinerary (days 2,4,5 and 6)
  • Our comprehensive set of notes with detailed walking itineraries, integrated maps and insider tips (where to get the freshest baguettes, where to taste olive oil or wine)
  • 24/7 support from our representatives on the ground
  • Awe-inspiring vistas over the Alps
  • Peace of mind from walking with a company that has 30 years of experience
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

The 4-star accommodation has been handpicked to reflect the character and history of the region. During this tour, you will spend each night in excellent double occupancy rooms with private facilities. Chosen for its location on the promenade, facilities and history, our accommodation is used to welcoming our walkers. The hosts are very knowledgeable about the region and they will always be happy to chat with you about the history, food and wine. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk.

You will be provided with 6 daily breakfasts after each of the nights’ stay. It is best to do your own thing in Lake Como for lunch and dinner: lunches are available at various cafes or food stores daily, and there are numerous places to get dinner each night so you can choose whatever takes your fancy – your hosts will be happy to give you a list of recommendations. If you have any food allergies or intolerances please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

Fitness Guide

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration regarding how you train. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training as it will increase your endurance.

ROCKY / UNEVEN TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility. Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to fortify your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on enhancing stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain to acclimate to rocky conditions. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

UNEVEN TERRAIN

Preparation for hiking on uneven terrain demands a nuanced blend of physical and mental readiness. Commence your regimen with balance-enhancing exercises, such as one-legged stands and stability ball workouts, laying a foundational groundwork for stability and coordination. Strengthening the lower body is pivotal, achieved through the incorporation of squats, lunges, and step-ups to enhance both stability and power. Gradually increase the complexity of the terrain on which you walk, moving from gravel paths to rocky trails. Cultivate mindfulness during your practice, directing focused attention to both your immediate surroundings and precise foot placement. The importance of suitable footwear cannot be overstated; prioritize options that offer robust support and reliable grip to navigate varying terrains with confidence. Build endurance through consistent hikes, progressively increasing distance and difficulty.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

March through to October.

The villas and gardens are opening in the following months: 

Lenno – Gardens of Villa Balbianello – Open from the beginning of January to mid December Closed on Monday + Wednesday + Friday

Tremezzo – Villa Carlotta – Open from mid March to early November

Bellagio – Villa Melzi Gardens – Open end of March to end of October

Varenna – Castle of Vezio – Closed in case of bad weather – Open from March to end of October

Varenna – Villa Monastero Gardens – Open from March to end of October

In Winter and Springs, some gardens and villas are closed.  

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

Travelling to the Start of the walk

The walk starts and finishes in Lenno. You will need to organise your own transport to get there. The easiest option would involve flying into Milan, training from Milan to Lake Como and catching a boat or bus to Lenno. To make it easy, we have collated some useful information that will assist you in making arrangements for your travel.

By plane: There are regular flights to Milan from different countries around Europe. There are many airlines that fly these routes. Below are possible websites that provide a number of different carriers to choose from.

https://www.kayak.com/flights 

http://www.google.com/flights

Train: The train from Milan to Como S. Giovanni will take around 40 minutes and will cost around AUD$10. Please find below ways to book.

https://www.thetrainline.com/en/train-times

https://www.rome2rio.com/

By bus or boat: You can also travel by bus or ferry to Lenno, where the walk will begin.

https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Bastia/Calvi

 

WEATHER

From March the temperature begins to rise so be prepared for warmer days if you walk in summer. Shoulder season is by far the best time as the weather is perfect for walking and the added advantage of having fewer people around in the villages and on the coast (we walk away from the populated areas on the walk so crowds are not an issue.)

See the weather information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

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Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    PER PERSON
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 1 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $1595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $995
  • 1 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2595

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1145
  • 1 Mar 2025 - 31 Oct 2025
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $1695

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1045
  • 1 Mar 2025 - 31 Oct 2025
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2695

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1195
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