The Italian Dolomites - a walkers paradise

Hiking in the Alps: 10 Walks to add to your Bucket List

Europe offers a plethora of walks, but where to start if you want to go hiking in the Alps? Here are 10 breathtaking alpine walks that have been rated 4.5 stars or higher by UTracks travellers and should be ‘high’ up on every keen hiker’s bucket list.   1. Chamonix to Zermatt ‘Trekkers Haute Route’ The ‘High Route’…

European Alps refuge accommodation

Alps Accommodation: Dorms or Private rooms?

Is staying in dormitory-style accommodation all it’s cracked up to be or is it worth paying extra and upgrading to a private room on your alpine walking holiday? This question doesn’t have a straightforward answer. It comes down to a matter of personal taste and a range of factors. Understanding what type of traveller you…

Family walking in the Mont Blanc region can be family friendly

Family walking holidays in the Alps

Few walks offer views as incredible as those experienced on the Tour du Mont Blanc. Fortunately, the route is also suitable for families who want to experience the spectacular trails and alpine spirit that make the Alps such an alluring walking destination for all ages. The Alps are the perfect playground for an active family. They are…