Donkey Trekking Italy

Donkey trekking
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Donkey Trekking Italy

Donkey trekking options include easy and challenging walks, with or without a guide. You can walk for half a day, a whole day or for several days, staying in lodgings or camping under the stars. Donkey owners can organise your holiday or you can plan your own trip. Search below for treks to suit all ages and abilities. 

KEY DONKEY WELFARE POINTS:

  • Training is provided on how to look after your donkey
  • Your donkey doesn’t carry you, just your luggage
  • Your donkey can carry a small child for limited periods
  • Your donkey should carry no more than 40kg
  • Your donkey will need regular breaks, with shade
  • Your donkey will need access to clean drinking water
  • Your donkey will need suitable accommodation at night
  • You donkey will need hay in the morning and evening

Links are provided – just click on the name…

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DONKEY TREKKING in ITALY

DONKEY TREKKING IN ABRUZZO

Ânes Sans Frontières Circuit Âne 6 jours Sur la chaîne des Appenninos.

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Casale Le Crete, Tagliacozzo

Casale Le Crete Tagliacozzo. We have four donkeys, Eva, Nino, Sophie and Toffee! We organise walks with them on the Cammino dei Briganti, childrens excursions (riding) and independent, customised treks, from 3-10 day, with or without guide. 


DONKEY TREKKING in CALABRIA

Donkey Trekking in Sila Cosenza. Le Vie della Pera tour operator. Trekking with donkeys in the Greek Sila along a mule track surrounded by chestnut woods. The route starts from the main square of Longobucco, a village near Cosenza on the mountains, and takes in breathtaking views of the mountains and the Ionian Sea. This guided trekking excursion lasts for 3 or 4 hours and is suitable for children.


DONKEY TREKKING in EMILIA-ROMAGNA

Aria Aperta Asineria Reggio Emilia. Planned activities with donkeys including hiking and educational visits. We are on the outskirts of Reggio Emilia green city, full of parks and natural areas near the city walls.


Asini Nel Cuore Talignano 


DONKEY TREKKING in FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA

L’Amico Asino 

San Vito di Fagagna, Udine. Entertainment and educational projects for children, donkey trekking, donkey training courses and assisted activities with donkeys run by Dr. Erica Franzil, specializing in school learning disorders and animal assisted interventions.  


DONKEY TREKKING in LAZIO

Asineria Lory Montefiascone, Viterbo


DONKEY TREKKING in MARCHE

Ca’ di Luna Associazione Culturale e Agricoltura 

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Recanati, Macerata. Ca’di Luna è una piccola proprietà contadina e asineria, sotto il colle dell’infinito di Leopardi. Terapia assistita con l’asino, escursioni con asini, campi estivi, esplorare il bosco tra animali selvatici e folletti e coltivare l’orto e laboratori artistici e culturali. Aassisted therapy, excursions, camping and workshops.


Donkey Trekking, The Sibillini Mountains Central Apeninnes


DONKEY TREKKING in PIEMONT

Asino Felice Cigliano, Vercelli. Trekking someggiato. Camminare con l’asino è un’esperienza rilassante ed educativa che fa bene allo mente e al corpo di chi cammina.

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Asini si nasce e io lo nakkui, Gallura, Sardinia

DONKEY TREKKING in SARDEGNA

Asini si nasce e io lo nakkui– 

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Gallura. Associazione culturale, tutela e valorizzazione dell’asino. Attività Assistita con gli Asini, attività ludico-ricreative, onotrekking. Località Punta d’Acu, Arzachena.


DONKEY TREKKING IN SICILIA

Hotel Casato Licitra Ragusa


Etna Donkey Trekking Etna Nord

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Ranch Margherita, Meleto Valdarno, Arezzo

DONKEY TREKKING in TOSCANA

Ranch Margherita Meleto Valdarno, Arezzo. Cavriglia Park is set in 600 hectares of lush, unspoiled forest on the Chianti Mountain range. There are camping facilities, parks and a hotel and restaurant. The ranch runs activities for families and schools, summer camps, hikes, exhibitions, work with the disabled, private parties, training and education. 

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Happy Donkey Tours

Happy Donkey Tours Treks from 3 days to 6 days in the Casentino forests and mountains, the lakes of northern Italy, Mercantour national park in the French Alps and Corsica. Professional guides will lead you and your donkeys safely through Italy’s breathtaking scenery, giving you a taste of the country’s cuisine and inviting you to explore its hidden locations. 


The Donkey on the Abbot’s Way Pontremoli. Treks along the historic paths of the Abbot’s Way, for families, communities, children and pilgrims. Enjoy beautiful landscapes, green hills and wonderful cooking. Short one day treks or longer walks for several days. 


DONKEY TREKKING in VALLE D’AOSTA E TRENTINO

Hiking with Donkeys Aosta Valley


DONKEY TREKKING IN VENETO

Apassolento San Biagio di Teolo, Padua

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Links:

The Path of True Love: Donkey Trekking in Italy

A Beginner’s Guide to Donkey Trekking

Lost in Provence: Diary of a Six Day Donkey Trek


Please note: Trekking venues are subject to change. Please check for up-to-date information before travelling. Donkey Time cannot accept any responsibility for bookings made using links on this page. 

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