Italian Hiking Holiday: Hut-to-Hut Hiking with Kids 4-5 Days in Dolomites

Group 6 Dolomites Italy & Cortina D'Ampezzo
Summer, Fall

About the location

Close to Venice in Dolomites UNESCO world heritage site with 18 peaks accessible for beginners at over 9,800 feet, sheer cliffs, pinnacles spires and steeple peaks, alpine cows with bells tinkling on their necks, WWI historical and cultural outdoor exhibits, glacial lakes

Guide Highlights

Travel by Foot as a Family: Everything you need to know to hike the Dolomites

Step-by-step directions including car and bus transfers to make your trip easy and efficient. Perfect to Pair with a trip to Venice, Italy.

Alpine Hut Guide: Experience the magic of the mountains without having to rough it.

Hütte (high elevation refuges): You WISH America had them. Very reasonable, located directly on the trail, family run and amazing.

Guide Summary

  • This is an Italian backpacking dream to share with your friends and family including kids ages 11 and up.  Perfect to pair with a trip to Venice, Italy.

  • Breathtaking views.  Venison ragu tagliatelle for dinner.  Challenging but well-marked trails that make you feel like an instant mountaineer.  History everywhere.  Barrel saunas on the deck after dinner.  Cappuccinos and fresh croissants for breakfast before hitting the next leg of your Alta Via 1 Dolomites journey.

  • Family run lodging directly along the trail provides delicious meals and comfortable beds so you can lighten your load and savor the best of Nature.

  • The Alta Via 1 trail inspires your soul with steep rocky terrain, grassy meandering meadows filled with Alpine cows with bells tinkling on their necks, and emerald green lakes surrounded by limestone mountains.

Featured in this guide

Local food
Healthy food
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Foodie favorites
Laid-back or relaxation
Group 32 Historical
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Active / Adventure
Wellness / Rejuvenating


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  • Guide Architect

    Morgan Fielder

    Morgan Fielder

    Savor the best of Nature by travelling by foot or boat in Europe! Connect to yourself, connect to Nature, and connect to your family by experiencing the magic of the mountains and seas together. If you want to drop your to-do list, be awe inspired by natural beauty and taste food and drink wine with the locals - my guides are for you. The only museums are outdoor ones on these guides. I'm an evangelist for the Outdoors, doctor of physical therapy, the European cornhole commissioner and living near Ramstein air force base raising two gorgeous girls and actively involved in the German community through several organizations. Visit my community project at to learn more. 💖Morgan

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