Tania Masi

Tania Masi is a journalist and travel writer who has published various hiking, city, and regional guidebooks in Europe. Born in Florence, Italy, of an American mother and proud Florentine father, she was raised with an appreciation for both American and European cultures and has lived in New York as well as Sao Paulo, Brazil. With a Masters in Geography, Tania speaks nine languages including Japanese. “Traveling brings us to the question ‘what am I doing here?’ and answers it in the most delightful way!” Adventure traveling, hiking, and yoga are Tania’s major passions, and she loves to share the beauty and flavors of Europe with visitors. She currently lives in Berlin.

Upcoming Trips:

Hiking in Sicily, May 8-17, 2015
Across the Grand St. Bernard Pass, July 2-11, 2015
Bergamo to Innsbruck, July 14-25, 2015
Switzerland: The Via Alpina, August 11-21, 2015
Hiking the Haute Route, September 1-12, 2015
Corsica and Sardinia, September 15-25, 2015
Medieval France: The Lot Valley, October 3-11, 2015

Client Testimonials:

Tania Masi is a a consummate professional guide...caring, funny, open, and fun. Thoroughly enjoyable and charming. I really can't say enough good things about her...just the best. Marcia Z., Clio, CA
Heart of Switzerland
Tania Masi is an absolute delight. Her laugh, energy and smile were infectious, and her enthusiasm for ensuring that everyone was having a good time was present at every turn. It would be impossible to have a bad day when sharing the trail with Tania. What a gem! Iwalani C., Portland, OR
Hiking the Haute Route
Tania did a great job and was a lively, fun person to spend time with! Cathy E., Lexington, MA
Tania was an outstanding guide and a real pleasure to be around. Her knowledge and enthusiam were a real asset to the trip. Cathy S., Charlotte, NC
Tour du Mont Blanc
Tanya Masi's energy is infectious. She is smart and funny and loaded with info—plus a great hiker. She was definitely a wonderful addition to the trip. Lucy H., Sunset Valley, TX
Ultimate Dolomites
Tania was an absolute joy to have as a leader; her knowledge and experience make it so easy and fun. Verna K., Naples, FL
Across the Grand St. Bernard Pass
Tania is awesome! Great fun and enthusiasm and very knowledgeable about a great variety of topics. Kirsten H., New York, NY
Switzerland: The Via Alpina
Enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable about everything! One of the best I've encountered. Gail O., Austin, TX
From Ticino to the Engadine
Tania was a ball of energy! She is also very knowledgeable and her command of so many languages was impressive. We had a great time with her and her positive energy and laugh are contagious! Naomi G., Tucson, AZ
From Ticino to the Engadine