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Trek from Italy to Switzerland with Transport from Arona

Piedmont, Italy

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Good for avoiding crowds


Hike from Italy to Switzerland on a trail to the Staldhorn Peak. After leaving Arona, you’ll travel by car to the Simplon Pass, then hike for up to two hours along a steep, yet easy, route to the summit’s cross. Take in the sweeping mountain vistas that stretch over the Swiss Alto Vallese, and then return to your waiting transport. 
  • Half-day hike to the Staldhorn Peak in Switzerland
  • Travel to the Simplon Pass to start your scenic mountain hike
  • Walk to the summit cross and have your camera on hand
  • Enjoy lunch on the mountain (own expense)
  • Rest your legs with transport to and from Arona
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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

Departure Point

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Start your day with a pickup from your hotel in Arona. Alternatively, meet your guide near the Arona station. When your group is together, you’ll take a ride up to the Simplon Pass, the highest point of the trail that cars can access. A quick stop is included so you can purchase food for lunch.

From the Simplon Pass, you’ll hike for up to two hours to the Staldhorn Peak, which sits at an altitude of 8,077 feet (2,462 meters). The route is steep, but it lends itself to the camera-worthy scenery of the Swiss Alto Vallese, typified by glaciers and mountains. If you hike in the summer months when there’s little chance of snow, it may be possible to hike to the higher Spitzhorli peak instead. Speak to your guide if you're interested. 

Stop for lunch, then hike back down to the Simplon Pass where your transport awaits. Your tour finishes at the start point in Arona, or with a drop-off at your hotel.
  • 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)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Italian Mountains

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Trek from Italy to Switzerland with Transport from Arona?
This activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers.

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Product code: 29411P7

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