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Day hike to the summit of Monte Altissimo with lunch break at Rifugio Altissimo Damiano Chiesa, near Lake Garda

Monte Altissimo
Monte Altissimo
Monte Altissimo
Monte Altissimo

Join local IFMGA-certified mountain guide Mauro on a beautiful and easy hiking trip to the top of Monte Altissimo, Italy and enjoy breathtaking views.


Dolomite Mountains

1 Day

May - Oct


All levels


* Explore Europe's Botanical Garden.

* Enjoy an easy hike with spectacular views all along.

* Spend a wonderful and different day in the Italian mountains.


Join me on a beautiful day outdoors to the summit of Monte Altissimo (2,053m), Italy. Considered the Botanical Garden of Europe, this stunning mountain is located on the Monte Baldo chain and makes a perfect location for an easy hike. Get ready to enjoy outstanding views of Lake Garda.

Our trip begins with a 45-minute ride to Prati di Nago (1,560m), where our hiking route starts. We will be following the northern slope to Monte Altissimo, which covers 9 kilometers of pastures, alpine meadows and breathtaking landscapes.

First, we’ll be surrounded by a forest. Then, we’ll enter the Val del Parol, which leads to a valley filled with lilies, gentians and orchids. We might even spot marmots and chamois. The path slowly turns into an area of geological interest with limestone and fossils. After, we’ll stop at the Damiano Chiesa refuge for lunch, which is only 10 minutes away from our destination. The summit of Monte Altissimo offers a spectacular view of Lake Garda, perfect for photos. We’ll descend through the pine and rhododendron path 601.

This is a beautiful hike and a perfect cool alternative for the hot days. Book your trip now and let me guide you on this fantastic adventure.

If you are looking for more adventures in Italy, check out the trips I offer to practice via ferrata in Sallagoni River or a canyoning half-day tour for the family in the Palvico canyon.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Price is per person to join a group.

Equipment you will need to bring

Casual leisure and lodge clothing (possibly ear plugs), wash bag and towel.

About the guide

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Mountain Guide

Certified mountain and ski guide and is directing since 15 years the Mountain School Mmove (former Friends of Arco). In the past, his passion had driven him for weeks to the solitude of the Alps, of Patagonia, or of the icy heights of the Karakorum to climb famous walls and peaks and open up new routes.

Today his priorities have moved. He wants to share his enthusiasm for the mountains - while working with his guests and in his spare time with his sons, as his father has once done with him. Mauro Girardi is very proud on its enthusiastic and highly qualified team of local Mountain-and Ski Guides, Hiking Guides and office employees. Mmove is not just a mountain school, but is a steadily growing circle of friends, who would like to realize great experiences. We like to Mmove it !!

Mmove is the only mountain school in the Alto Garda region with a guaranteed weekly program and activities for all tastes and the whole family.

The team is formed by 8 IFMGA/UIAGM Guides, so if Mauro is not available, one of the other highly qualified members of the team will be the guide.


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What people are saying about Mauro



This was a good trip. I joined with my 7y/o daughter who has no climbing experience. She had a good time. Although I am not sure how to change this, from my personal perspective, the trip would have been even better if there would also be a bigger challenge for adults.



Gabriel was an excelent guide!! Very friendly, helpfull, calm and relax guide! We really enjoyed the trip. We started with a more easy route on day one to measure our level. On day two and three the difficulty was gradually increased acoording to our skills.



We as a team of Base lifestyle had a fantastic day under your guidance. The 3 guides are professional and very helpful. And what is also important to experience a beautiful day, lots of humor and many smiling faces. We are grateful to you for the successful day. Next year again, see you then. Greetings, Jan-Dirk



Hi. According to your recommendation, we canceled the family ferrta ( too hot for 5 years old girl) Please let me know what about the refund Thank



Matteo was Awesome. My family had a wonderful day trekking and exploring the beautiful country! Wish we were spending more time In The area so we could spend another day exploring with you!

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