Tucked away in northern Italy, the lovely Gardena Grödnerhof Hotel & Spa offers access to hundreds of miles of trails in the pristine Italian Dolomites. Join Indagare founder Melissa Biggs Bradley in this extraordinary landscape with spectacular views of the Valley of Alta Badia and its jagged peaks, emerald-green meadows and secret pools. Go at your own pace or test your limits on daily hikes led by our favorite expert local guides. Active mornings will be followed by delicious meals at the area’s best rifugios and time to enjoy the luxuries of Gardena Grödnerhof—including massages, spa treatments and an indoor swimming pool and fitness center.
A spot on this trip may be reserved with a 50 percent non-refundable deposit, with the balance to be paid in full by April 1, 2024.
What to Expect
Highlights and special experiences:
Explore the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Italian Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and develop your fitness on daily guided six-mile hikes with Indagare founder Melissa Biggs Bradley and expert local mountaineers.
Immerse yourself in Northern Italian culture with delicious meals at traditional mountain lodges (rifugios).
Discover the surroundings of Val Gardena with hikes along its best trails, including Passo Gardena (to see the crystal-clear Lake Crespëina) and Alpe di Seceda (with stellar views of the Odle mountain peaks).
Experience luxury lodge Gardena Grödnerhof, with unlimited access to the pampering spa and fitness facilities.
Please note that elements of the itinerary may change.
At Indagare, we believe that travel can and should have a positive impact on the destinations we visit. We are proud to operate as a 100 percent carbon-neutral company. Through the Indagare Impact Fund, we donate nearly two percent of our annual revenue to carefully vetted initiatives and organizations. Together with our community, we ensure that your trips are helping to positively reshape and sustain the destinations you experience with us.
WhenSeptember 9 – 14, 2024
Length6 days / 5 nights
Type of TravelerAdventurers , Foodies , Ultimate Indulgers