At Walk About Italy, we’re not just about awesome treks – we’re all about making a positive impact on the places we visit. Join us in our mission to travel responsibly and help the communities we love.
Tuscany: Cultivating Goodness with Maura at the Helm
Meet Maura from Sant’Ulivieri, who manages the kitchen and the small farmhouse. Virno, Maura’s husband, cultivates chickpeas, saffron, wheat, and vegetables. The income from agriculture is steady, but it’s complemented by visits to their farm and the lunches we organize with them.
Amalfi: Dreams Come True at Ristorante Tintore
Get to know Raffaella, the chef at Ristorante Tintore. After 20 years in a stressful job, she now cooks with veggies from her garden. Our support lets Raffaella keep chasing her dream and making mozzarella for us!
Sicily: Bringing Back Grandpa’s House with Chef Ciccio
In Lipari, Chef Ciccio welcomes us to his grandpa’s home with an amazing sea view. Our help is fixing up the place and bringing life back to the area.
Umbria: Tasting Local Goodies with Sagrantino Wines
Come taste wine and lunch with Mario Napolini, a local wine guy. He buys ingredients nearby, supporting local businesses.
Cinque Terre: Keeping Craft Alive in Chiavari
Visit a woodcarving place in Chiavari. Even though younger folks aren’t taking over, our visits keep this small business going strong.
Alps and Dolomites: Cheesemaking Tradition Lives On
Hang out with a small cheese maker and enjoy the joy of their work. Our small help keeps their business going.
Italian Lakes: Tasting Local Gelato with a Cool Producer
Check out how gelato’s made with a local maker. Our guests love it, and the gelato maker is happy to share their small business.
It might be small stuff, but it makes a big difference. Our travelers get to know local makers, and these awesome folks can keep doing what they love.
Join us in traveling responsibly and leaving good vibes in the places we visit. Together, we’ll make great memories and support the communities that make our trips special.
Thanks for being part of our green travel crew.
Gianni, owner and guide at Walk About Italy