Italy – the Dolce vita!

Find your perfect holiday in Italy. An ideal destination for a romantic getaway as a couple or fun for all the family, either way you are guaranteed some great photos to frame and adorn the mantlepiece back home!  Come and admire the glistening waters of Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, take a boat out to the islands on the lakes and meander through the beautiful narrow streets and explore the small fishing villages. The lakes offer exceptional swimming opportunities and nautical sports such as kite surfing and diving. Head off on a treasure hunt with your little ones or savour a delicious ice cream on the lake shore, all this is just a snippet of what to do on your Italy walking holiday!  

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    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 7 days
      • From March to October
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • A family discovery of the 3 lakes of Orta, Maggiore and Como
  • The famous Borromean Islands and the beautiful botanical gardens of Villa Carlotta & Villa Balbianello
  •  Swimming opportunities in the summer season
  • Panoramic hikes with beautiful views of the lakes & the Alps
  • 1 overnight stay & 1 dinner in a refuge inn on the summit of Mottarone 1480m


    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 8 days
      • From March to October
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • A complete discovery of the lakes region
  • A condensed natural and cultural wealth: mountains, medieval villages, churches and palaces...
  • The famous Borromean Islands
  • Panoramic hikes on Orta, Como and Maggiore offering magnificent panoramas


    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 5 days
      • From March to November
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Confort /
      • Charming /
      • Superior

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking paths between the lake and the mountains
  • 4 nights in Lenno, a pretty & peaceful little village
  • Boat cruise nearly every day to the start of the walk
  • The famous "must-see" villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi ....
  • La dolce vita including swimming in the lake 


    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 5 days
      • From March to October
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Confort /
      • Charming /
      • Superior

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking trails between lake and mountains
  • 4 nights in Bellagio, "the pearl of the Lario"
  • Boat cruise nearly every day to the start of the walk
  • The famous must see villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi ....
  • La dolce vita and swimming in the lake: a real Italian way of life !


    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Moderate
      • 8 days
      • From April to November
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • Panoramic walking paths between the lake and the mountains
  • The famous "must see" villas & gardens : Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Melzi, Monastero ....
  • Lake boat cruis to teh start of the walk
  • Discover the colourful villages of Bellagio and Varenna on foot
  • 4 nights in Lenno and 3 nights in Menaggio : Pretty villages on Lake Como 
  • La dolce vita including swimming in the lake 



    Go Private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

Why travel with us ?

Here are 4 very good reasons read more... for booking walking or cycling holidays in France with Intura :

  • 1. Our very own tours

    We create and operate all of our waking and cycling holidays. Our itineraries are tried and tested by our team of track finders, who walk the paths and cycle the routes to ensure that you see only the very best. Because we create the tours, we can also tweak them and create a tailor-made holiday, just for you. Choose the duration of nights, the level of walking or cycling that you feel comfortable with, the level of accomdation that you would like and let us know if there are any extras such as wine tasting or a cooking class or a restaurant or two that you wish to include, and we will get back to you with a personalised offer and/or recommendations for any ‘must sees’ and local markets not to be missed !

  • 2. Handpicked local suppliers

    We choose our partners based on our core values and it is important to us that we work local. We strive to offer small family-run guest houses on our walking and cycling holidays in France and avoid the chains. We understand the importance of a decent cup of coffee in the morning and the pleasure at finding home-made jams on the breakfast buffet. The accommodation on our trips is all part of the local experience!

  • 3. High end bikes on your cycling holiday

    France is home to the ‘Tour de France’ and thus reigns a strong bike culture with superb trails and paths to explore safely. We offer good quality bikes and have been working with our bike supplier for almost 2 decades now. The fleet is renewed regularly and the bikes are expertly maintained. You can choose to hire a hybrid bike, an electric bike or a road bike. The bikes are delivered to your first accommodation and picked up from your final destination. We include a brief for Ebikes, an explanation on how they work. Enjoy a bike tour through Provence, from 3 to 8 days, taking it easy or setting yourself more of a challenge, either way, you will fall in love with France’s rich and diverse landscape and culture.

  • 4. Reassurance

    Although our walking and cycling holidays in France are self-guided, we do all the groundwork to provide you with excellent, detailed written route notes and up to date GPS files. We book all transfers in advance so you don’t have to and we provide you with a 24/7 emergency telephone number. We are here to answer any questions, put an end to any doubt and assist you in any way we can whilst you are out on the trails.