Trek From Italy To Switzerland With Transport From Arona - Lake Maggiore

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    (or pick up in hotel if staying in Arona )
  • Return Details :
    Arona, Largo Duca d'Aosta, in front of the railway station. ( or drop off at hotel if it is in Arona )
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Go on ascenic hikefrom Italy into Switzerland with this 7-hour trekking excursion from Arona. The trail leads up to Staldhorn Peak andthis 1-2 hour hike isvery easy. It starts from the highestpoint of the western Alps accessible by car: The Simplon Pass at 2005 meters. Consequently, the itinerary is one of the most panoramic and spectacular of all.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small-group tour
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment

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Meet your guide in Arona, or get picked up at your Arona hotel, to begin this wonderfully scenic hike.

Drive with your group up to the Simplon Pass, the highest point on this trail that can be reached by car. From there, hike up to Staldhorn Peak - a trek of 1-2 hours.The path is steep but very safe and is easy to get to the cross on the summit.

At the summit, the panorama offers a full view of beautiful mountains, rocks, glaciers, and the Swiss Alto Vallese. In the summer season, without snow, it is possible to change the destination substituting the peak of the Staldhorn (2462 meters) with that of Spitzhorli (2726 meters) because the first, in the absence of snow, isquite easy to hike.

Stop for lunch (own expense) and then return to thecar for the return drive back to Arona.



Any stop on the route for photos or anything else

Stop to buy local products

Parking fee


Lunches, drinks and any other small personal expense

Deviations not covered on the route

Anything else not specifically included

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

The tour begins approximately at about 8:30am and ending at 5pm

Hotel pick up is available only if you are staying in one of the hotels in Arona

Tour starts and finishes in Arona

Each participant is responsible for their own equipment

Even in the summer or autumn season, even though there is no snow, there is the possibility to find some puddles on the trail, muddy terrain, snowfields and small streams to wade, so each participant must bring their own shoes and appropriate clothing

Any trekking takes place on secure paths, without any technical difficulty suitable for everyone including children

Programs may change due to weather conditions or in case conditions are not safe

For the Simplonpass trek that takes place in Switzerland it is necessary to have the documents to cross the border (Switzerland is not in EU)