What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Being on top of Mt Prado, with the most stunning views imaginable sharing a fantastic picnic lunch. But every day was different, each trek having its own personality. I wouldn't have wanted anything to have been done differently.

What did you think of your group leader?

Sara Bull is the best leader I have had on a trip. She knows the region very well and her enthusiasm for the Garfgnana is genuine and infectious. She was very attentive to all of the group members' needs and requests without being intrusive. She was also very good company.

Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Just book it!

Is there anything else you would like to add?

Special mention must be given to Mama and her family who were such wonderful hosts at the idyllic Braccicorti Farm House. We felt at home straight away as there is a lovely relaxed atmosphere. It is clean and set in beautiful surroundings. We were given the advice on day 1 that to make Mama happy we should eat her food. I made Mama VERY happy- the food is delicious!