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Welcome to Hedonistic Hiking. All-inclusive guided gourmet walking holidays in Italy and Australia. Experienced tour leaders Mick and Jackie Parsons are an Anglo-Australian couple who divide their time between Victoria, Australia and Tuscany, Italy. Hedonistic Hiking offers small group (max 16) guided gourmet hiking tours in south-east Australia and in Tuscany, Umbria, Piedmont, the Italian Alps and Lakes, Slovenia, Abruzzo, Southern Italy and now France.  All tours include unsurpassed personal service, boutique accommodation, exceptional food and wine and are genuinely all-inclusive.  We have more information on how we grade the level of hiking on each of our tours.

Hiking in the Italian Alps

Hiking in the shadow of Europe's highest mountains

Experience the Italian Alps in their very best season.  As the snow melts stunning flower-filled alpine meadows emerge.  Enjoy fabulous hiking surrounded by spectacular views of the Gran Paradiso, Monte Rosa and Mont Blanc mountain ranges. Stay three nights in exquisite Courmayeur and take a cable car to the "rooftop of Europe" at 3466 m for unbeatable views of Mont Blanc PLUS hike a section of the Tour of Mont Blanc.  Visit ancient castles and follow the routes of the Roman armies, medieval pilgrims and Napoleon Bonaparte.   See alpine fauna in their natural habitat and enjoy the fabulous hospitality and delicious cuisine of the smallest region of Italy.
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Our Brochure

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2016 Brochure

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Our favourite recipes

We are often asked on tour for our picnic salad and soup recipes.

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Buying Italian wine

This page helps you locate back home some of your favourite wines from the tours.


We are fully ATAS and AFTA registered.

Our walking tours are eco-friendly and designed for maximum enjoyment with minimum impact on the environment. Find out more about our Eco Policy.