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European Alps

The best of mountain walks in France, Italy & Switzerland

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Comfortable accommodation

No dormitories here! Our Alps trips use a mixture of small hotels and refuges with private rooms so you can come back to a comfortable room each night and get a good night's sleep. An essential component for your enjoyment with a mountain trek where you are working hard on the trails each day!

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International Mountain Leaders

We have our own staff of experienced and qualified International Mountain leaders. Not only do they know the trek routes exceptionally well but they will excel in looking after you; your safety is our priority in an alpine environment. All our guides are native English speakers, so clear communication is never an issue.

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Local support & transfers

We have our own experieneced team based in the region who help plan our trips. On the Tour du Mont Blanc we have our own dedicated driver who meets our clients and takes charge of the luggage delivery each day, giving us back-up where we need it.

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Different levels of challenge

The routes we offer in the Alps were all chosen for their outstanding scenery and Alpine walking. They differ in the difficulty levels from Switzerland as the easier option then the Tour du Mont Blanc and Dolomites as the most demanding. Meaning you can find a walk to suit your ability level but all three areas offer a good walking challenge.

Experts in hiking the European Alps

Discover the rugged Alpine heart of Europe

The highlight was successfully completing my first multi-day trek with everything going to plan, in perfect weather and feeling fitter and stronger at the end.

David Picone (TAS)
July 2018

There are not words to describe how amazing the scenery is! A totally fantastic trip.

Paula Murrin (NZ)
June 2018

When we sat with Jodie, she asked us if we used walking poles and how often we did back-to-back hikes. We looked at her blankly. That was the beginning of the most magical adventure of our lives. Thank you, Jodie! The trip exceeded all our expectations.

Debbie O’Neil (VIC)
July 2018

Because RAW Travel is such a well-organised and enthusiastic team, there was no stress experienced. All I had to do was turn up and enjoy the memorable adventure! Thank you.

Angie Lilley (ACT)
July 2018

Magical views with the assurance of a seasoned guide to make you feel comfortable and confident no matter how difficult an ascent or descent looks.

Ben Grosse (NSW)
July 2017

The brilliant organisation from RAW Travel meant I could relax and enjoy every minute of this amazing alpine experience. Certainly a trip of a lifetime: challenging, exhilarating and great fun.

Susan Carter (SA)
July 2018

Early season hiking was just incredible. Snow, fields of flowers, glorious sunshine. It was absolutely picturesque. Our guide, Dave, was a great leader and made sure everyone got the most out of the trip.

Jessica Stone (QLD)
June 2018

DESTINATION GUIDE - ESSENTIAL READING!

Read about everything you need to know and prepare for on one of our Alpine treks in Europe. Our Destination guide  covers the essentials of what you need to know before you book your trip and what to expect from each of our treks on the Tour Du Mont Blanc, the Italian Dolomites and the Swiss Alps. 

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Why are we your European Alps experts?

Our staff know the European Alps intimately; many have lived there or are based there now. We employ only qualified International Mountain Leaders to run our trips, so you know you will have a safe and enjoyable trip. We use comfortable private rooms on our trips and look for the best available accommodation in each location. (Our competitors will put you in large dormitory rooms.) The extra care we take in choosing your accommodation and supplementing our food supplies translates to the best experience for you the trail.

Our office staff take our European Alps trips each year, ensuring your receive up-to-date, first-hand advice. We also offer training days and free information nights before your trip to ensure you are well prepared to enjoy your adventure.

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