Italy

Description

Dolomiti - by Henk

Italy is a country of enormous diversity and contrast. Most famous are the Alps. Coming from the efficient neatness of Switzerland or Austria, the Italian Alps are wilder and at the same time more tranquil, like stepping back in time. The most beautiful and popular areas are Gran Paradiso, Val Grande, Stelvio and the Dolomites.

In addition there are countless national parks, all very much worth hiking through. A series of mountain ranges runs from north to south like a backbone, starting from the hills of Tuscany, to the Apennines and Abruzzo to Italy's toe, Calabria. Southern Italy, too far for many tourists, has several attractive hiking regions, like Pollino and Aspromonte.

In the Alps you can walk from hut to hut, elsewhere you can do day hikes, such is the rule in general. However some genuine long distance hiking trails are under construction. European long distance trail E10 in the Alps, which coincides with the 1000km long Grande Alpine Trail and the international Via Alpina. The second large project is the E1, which coincides with the Grand Apennine Mountains Trail and the Ligurian Mountains High Trail. If this trail is ever completed, you can start from Como passing Genova and continue all the way to Reggio di Calabria and Palermo or Siracuse on Sicily. The third large project means to join all these trails into one 6000km long Sentiero Italia. Last but not least, there is the Alta Via in the Dolomites: splendid walking.

Mountain huts abound in the Alps. Hiking can be done all summer, from June until well into October. Further south spring is the best hiking season. In April you will still get stuck in the snow up in the mountains. Autumn is supposed to be fine as well, but alas, as one hiker put it: "you wake up to the sounds of church bells and gunfire". As hunters, Italians are best avoided.

Opinions

Rate 8.5 | 2 votes | No 5. in Europe
  • greg June 2010
  • Rate 10
  • Positive perfect combination of incredible mountain hiking, reliable weather, good paths, good food, good everything!
  • Negative might be crowded in the high summer but going off season it is paradise
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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • Walking the Italian Lakes
  • A walking guidebook containing 50 day walks around the Italian lakes of Maggiore, Como, Iseo and Garda. The guide includes detailed descriptions and maps for walks that range from easy, leisurely strolls, to more strenuous routes up panoramic peaks. The routes range between 2 to 13 miles in length and offer varying terrain to suit all walkers. Read more
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United Kingdom
2015
  • Italian Lakes Walking: Garda, Maggiore, Como and Iseo
  • This guidebook describes 50 walks around Lakes Como, Iseo, Garda and Maggiore in Northern Italy. The picturesque routes are accessible by public transport from popular centres including Bellagio, Riva, Stresa and Cannero, and range from 2 to 14km in length. There are gentle lakeside strolls, and numerous ridge routes and traverses as well as... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
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Netherlands
2015
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Way of St Francis
  • Guidebook to walking the Way of St Francis, Via di Francesco. 550km pilgrimage from Florence, through Assisi to Rome through Central Italy visiting key sites from the saint's life. Described in 28 stages, the guide to the month-long route includes detailed maps, profiles and information about all the shrines, churches and towns along the way. Read more
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United Kingdom
2015
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Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute The Way of St Francis | Cicerone
  • This guidebook to the Way of St Francis describes a 550km month-long pilgrim trail through the green heart of Italy. The route begins at Florence and goes through Assisi before its climax in Rome, exploring the mountains of Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio on the way. The route is split into 28 stages, each graded from 'easy' to 'hard'. Some stages... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Lonely Planet Pocket Rome
  • The Lonely Planet Pocket Guide to Rome offers frank and informal advice on an extensive range of sights, activities, accommodation, restaurants and nightlife. Let gelato melt on your tongue in Piazza Navona, marvel at Michelangelo`s Sistine Chapel frescoes, or retrace the footsteps of the ancients amid the Roman Forum`s magical ruins.Written... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Lonely Planet Pocket Milan and the Lakes
  • The Lonely Planet Pocket Guide to Milan and the Lakes offers frank and informal advice on an extensive range of sights, activities, accommodation, restaurants and nightlife. Admire the ageless marble facade of the Duomo, explore Milan`s stunning collection of 20th-century art, or catch an evening performance at Teatro alla Scala.Written and... Read more
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Netherlands
2016
  • Reisgids Pocket Milan and the lakes – Milaan | Lonely Planet
  • Kleinere uitvoering van de klassieke Lonely Planet gids. Speciaal voor steden in het leven geroepen om in een wat kleinere gids op dezelfde manier alle noodzakelijke informatie op praktische en cultureel gebied te kunnen geven. Zowel voor de georganiseerde als voor de zelfstandige reiziger een uitstekende gids boordevol infomatie. Met... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes
  • The Rough Guide to The Italian Lakes is the most authoritative guide to this exquisitely beautiful region. Clear maps and detailed coverage of every attraction, from dramatic Lake Garda and dreamy Lake Como to scenic journeys and unforgettable hideaways on charming Lake Maggiore and lesser-known lakes such as Orta, Iseo and Lugano. You can... Read more
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2015
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Pocket Venice
  • Lonely Planet Pocket Venice is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Absorb the architecture and mosaics at Basilica di San Marco, cruise the Grand Canal aboard a gondola, trace the development of Venetian art at the Gallerie dell`Accademia; all with your trusted... Read more
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Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Pocket Venice - Venetië | Lonely Planet
  • Een kleine uitvoering van de klassieke Lonely Planet gids: een reisgids met vooral de niet te missen hoogepunten en bezienswaardigheden, maar ook weer doorspekt met meer bijzondere tips en praktische informatie over openbaar vervoer, eten en drinken en accommodaties. Handzame uitvoering met uitklapkaart. Lonely Planet Pocket Venice is your... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2009
  • Italian Lakes: Car Tours and Walks
  • Italian Lakes is the Sunflower Landscapes guide to exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in northern Italy. The guide covers a range of routes including walks in Cheglio, Alpe di Lenno, Arco, Limone sul Garda and Biacesa. A double-sided, fold-out touring map gives an overview of the Lakes region and the locations of each walk.... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Walking in Italy
  • Walking in Italy is a unique guide written for those who want to experience the delights of Italy’s finest towns cities and landscapes. The best way to appreciate Italy is undoubtedly on foot, whether you are visiting a city for the first time or venturing out into the Italian countryside. You don’t need to be an athlete to enjoy a... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Northern and Central Italy Eyewitness Back Roads Guide
  • Take to the open road with Back Roads Northern and Central Italy and discover 25 leisurely drives through the country`s beautiful villages and stunning landscapes. Tour the Italian lakes, explore the Chianti vineyards of Tuscany or discover the historic towns and cities of the Veneto Plain. Packed with insider tips and information, this... Read more
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2018
  • Reisgids Back Roads Italy | Eyewitness
  • 25 autoroutes door Italië voert u weg van de gebaande paden naar mooie dorpen en adembenemende landschappen, authentieke trattoria en gastvrije hotels. 25 routes - uiteenlopend van twee tot vijf dagen - brengen u diep het ongerepte Italiaanse platteland in, met onderweg charmante eethuizen en accommodatie. Bij elke route hoort een wandeling... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Italy Eyewitness Back Roads Guide
  • DK Eyewitness Back Roads Italy is the ultimate driving travel guide which will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants and intimate places to stay. Alongside all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drive to parking information and opening hours, DK Eyewitness Back... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Lonely Planet Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast
  • The Lonely Planet Pocket Guide to Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast offers frank and informal advice on an extensive range of sights, activities, accommodation, restaurants and nightlife. Meander past orange groves and swaying pines to reach steep seaside towns, go cave diving off the Capri coast, or contemplate the silent power of Mt.... Read more
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2016
  • Reisgids Naples - Napels, Pompeii & the Almafi Coast | Lonely Planet
  • De perfecte reisgids voor zowel de georganiseerde als de zelfstandige reiziger. Naast een algemene inleiding van het land / streek vol met praktische informatie over hoe je er het beste kunt reizen: slapen, eten, vervoer, excursies ... alles kun je er in vinden. Engelstalig. Lonely Planet Intensely beautiful and beautifully intense, Naples and... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie Kompass 071
  • Map No. 071, Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie, from Kompass in a series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest publishers of walking maps, with extensive coverage of hiking... Read more
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Germany
  • Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderkarten überzeugen durch● eine GPS-genaue und aktuelle Karte zur einfachen Orientierung ● lesefreundliche Optik im idealen Maßstab von 1:25.000/1:35.000 oder 1:50.000● Herstellung auf robustem reiß- und wetterfesten PapierDie GPS-genauen KOMPASS Karten sind ideal für Ihre nächste Tour! Der lesefreundliche Maßstab und nützliche... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 071 Alpi di Ledro-Valli Giudicarie | Kompass
  • Geplastificeerd en scheurvast. Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val de Peio - Val di Rabbi - Val di Sole Tabacco 048
  • Val de Peio - Val di Rabbi - Val di Sole area in a series of Tabacco maps at 1:25,000 covering the Dolomites and the mountains of north-eastern Italy - Stanfords’ most popular coverage for this region, with excellent cartography and extensive overprint for hiking routes and other recreational activities, local bus stops, etc. Additional... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 048 Val di Peio - Val di Rabbi - Val di Sole | Tabacco
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Val Formazza - Alpe Devero - Binntal - Valle di Goms
  • 1:25,000 hiking map to the north west of Val Formazza including Monte Cervadone and Blinnenhorn. Published in association with the CAI, the Italian Alpine Club, who are responsible for the trails. Trails are marked on the map. The key information and more detailed information on the rear of the sheet are in Italian, German and English. Printed... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 10 Val Formazza | Geo4Map
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van het bergmassief van de Monte Rosa en de uitlopers daarvan in het noordelijke deel van Piemonte. De kaart is gebaseerd op topografische kaarten met belangrijke zaken als hoogtelijnen, bergtoppen en woningen. Daarnaast zijn er voor de wandelaars nuttige feiten als hutten, campings maar ook markeringen... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Il Monferrato: Asti - Casale Monferrato 50K IGC Map No. 20
  • The Monferrato region of Piedmont east of Turin, between Asti and Casale Monferrato, in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale. This title also shows local cycle routes.Maps in this series have contours at 50m... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 20 Il monferrato da asti a casale monferrato | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Val Gardena / Groden - Alpe di Siusi / Seiser Alm Kompass 076
  • Map No. 076, Val Gardena/Gröden - Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm - with a panorama map on the reverse, from Kompass printed on sturdy waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper in a series providing detailed coverage of the Dolomites and Lake Garda area and supplementing their main series of walking maps of Italy at 1:50,000. Maps in this series... Read more
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Germany
  • Gröden, Seiser Alm, Val Gardena, Alpe di Siusi
  • Die Region um Gröden mit der Seiser Alm (größte geschlossene Almfläche Europas) bietet ein sehr dichtes Netz an leichten Wanderwegen bis hin zu hochalpinen Bergtouren. Die Wege führen über Wiesen, an Bächen entlang und vorbei an malerischen Bauernhöfen. Urige Alm- und Schutzhütten laden zur Rast und Einkehr ein. Die Hochfläche über den... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 076 Gröden - Seiser Alm | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, vegetatie, schaduwtekening maar ook de ingetekende wandelroutes en in veel gevallen ook fietsroutes (MTB). Gevaarlijke routes worden als zodanig weergegeven met een bepaalde markering. Berghutten en campings zijn goed terug te vinden op deze kaarten. Daarnaast staan de... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cortina d`Ampezzo - Dolomiti Ampezzane Tabacco 03
  • Cortina d`Ampezzo - Dolomiti Ampezzane area in a series of Tabacco maps at 1:25,000 covering the Dolomites and the mountains of north-eastern Italy - Stanfords’ most popular coverage for this region, with excellent cartography and extensive overprint for hiking routes and other recreational activities, local bus stops, etc. Additional overprint... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 03 Cortina d' Ampezzo e Dolomiti Ampezzane | Tabacco
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Prealpi Trevigiane and Bellunesi - M. Cesen - Col Visentin Tabacco 068
  • Monte Grappa - Basano - Feltre in a series of Tabacco maps at 1:25,000 covering the Dolomites and the mountains of north-eastern Italy - Stanfords’ most popular coverage for this region, with excellent cartography and extensive overprint for hiking routes and other recreational activities, local bus stops, etc. Additional overprint in this... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Gressoney Swisstopo 294
  • Gressoney, map No. 294, in the standard topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:50,000 from Swisstopo, i.e. without the special overprint highlighting walking trails, local bus stops, etc, presented in Swisstopo’s hiking editions of the 50K survey. The map covers mainly the Italian side of the border, with only a small part of Switzerland shown... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 294 Gressoney | Swisstopo
  • Deze kaart is onderdeel van de 1:50.000 serie van de topografische kaarten van de Zwitserse topografische dienst, die in 78 delen het hele land bestrijkt. Deze kaarten zijn beroemd en gewaardeerd om het geweldige kleurgebruik voor reliëf en hoogte door schaduwwerking. De kaarten geven bijna een 3D beeld van het landschap. De hoogtelijnen kennen... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Val di Non - Le Maddalene - Cles - Roen - Mendola Tabacco 064
  • Val di Non Tabacco map at 1:25,000, located in the north of Trentino, covering Le Maddalene, Cles (the main town), Roen and Mendola.Excellent cartography and extensive overprint for hiking routes and other recreational activities, local bus stops, etc. Additional overprint in this title shows cycling and ski routes.Maps in the Tabacco 25K... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 064 Val di Non - Le Maddalene - Cles - Roén - Mendola | Tabacco
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Catena dei Lagorai - Cima d`Asta
  • Catena dei Lagorai - Cima d`Asta area at 1:25,000 on a durable, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Kompass in their series of detailed maps of the Dolomites.CARTOGRAPHY: Kompass maps of the Dolomites at 1:25,000 have contours at 25-m intervals. An overprint shows local and long-distance footpaths, including all the high level routes (Alte... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Catena del Lagorai - Cima d´Asta
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderkarten überzeugen durch- eine GPS-genaue und aktuelle Karte zur einfachen Orientierung - lesefreundliche Optik im idealen Maßstab von 1:25.000/1:35.000 oder 1:50.000- Herstellung auf robustem reiß- und wetterfesten PapierDie GPS-genauen KOMPASS Karten sind ideal für Ihre nächste Tour! Der lesefreundliche Maßstab und nützliche... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 626 Catena dei Lagorai-Cima d'Asta | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege mit... Read more
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  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero
  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading,... Read more
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  • Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park Kompass 2476
  • Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park in Umbria, the Marches, Lazio and Abruzzo on a double-sided, GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. In addition to the region’s numerous local hiking... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Nationaal Park Gran Sasso WK2476
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderkarten überzeugen durch. eine GPS-genaue und aktuelle Karte zur einfachen Orientierung . lesefreundliche Optik im idealen Maßstab von 1:25.000/1:35.000 oder 1:50.000. Herstellung auf robustem reiß- und wetterfesten PapierDeze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Nationaal Park Gran Sasso WK2476
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderkarten überzeugen durch. eine GPS-genaue und aktuelle Karte zur einfachen Orientierung . lesefreundliche Optik im idealen Maßstab von 1:25.000/1:35.000 oder 1:50.000. Herstellung auf robustem reiß- und wetterfesten PapierDeze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed... Read more
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  • Valsesia - Varallo - Borgosesia - Monte Fenera - Cellio - Postua
  • 1:25,000 hiking map to the south east of Valsesia centred on Borgosesia, including Varallo, Postua, Cellio and Monte Fenera.Published in association with the CAI, the Italian Alpine Club, who are responsible for the trails. Trails are marked on the map. The key information and more detailed information on the rear of the sheet are in Italian,... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 2 Valsesia Varallo | Geo4Map
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een deel van het bergmassief van de Monte Rosa en de uitlopers daarvan in het noordelijke deel van Piemonte. De kaart is gebaseerd op topografische kaarten met belangrijke zaken als hoogtelijnen, bergtoppen en woningen. Daarnaast zijn er voor de wandelaars nuttige feiten als hutten, campings maar ook markeringen... Read more
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  • Italy: Ed. Abies Maps of Sardinia`s Trenino Verde Railway Routes
  • Sardinia’s Trenino Verde tourist railway lines, crossing some of the island’s wildest terrain and run with vintage diesel and steam locomotives, with the surrounding area on detailed, contoured and GPS compatible maps at 1:40,000 from Edizioni Abies. Each title is available either separately or as part of a set of three or four maps.Topography... Read more
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  • Lake Bracciano - Monti della Tolfa - Civitavecchia
  • Lake Bracciano - Monti della Tolfa – Civitavecchia area of Lazio north-west of Rome presented at 1:50,000 on a double-sided, detailed, contoured map from LAC in their GlobalMap imprint, highlighting sightseeing itineraries and various places of interest.Topography is shown by contours and relief shading, plus numerous spot heights and colouring... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tour du Mont Blanc Trek in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek staying in hotels following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Our Classic Tour du Mont Blanc in comfort covers the majority on the Tour du Mont Blanc over 8 walking days. Door to door baggage transfer is also included, giving you the freedom of walking unencumbered. It’s the perfect Alpine... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Walks of Mont Blanc
  • Self guided walks on classic Mont Blanc trails. Iconic Alpine walking offering sublime mountain views on both sides of the Mont Blanc Massif. Towering Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Western Europe is the dominating presence here and you can experience mountain life from both the French and Italian perspectives. Based in the towns of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 South
  • Self-guided walk in the Dolomites, following the quieter southern section of the Alta Via 1. The Alta Via 1 long distance trail winds its way through the heart of the Italian Dolomites. This tour covers around 90km of the wilder and quieter southern section of the AV1, spread over 6 days, walking approx. 15km daily. We follow good alpine paths;... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The Amalfi Coast & Sorrento Peninsula
  • Self guided walking tour along the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsula, including Amalfi, Ravello, Isle of Capri, Positano and Sorrento. Discover the best of the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento on foot as you explore walking trails high above the turquoise Mediterranean, hiking between pretty villages that cling to cliff faces. You’ll also visit the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Full Italian Via Francigena: Bourg St Pierre-Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour completing the full Italian stage of the Via Francigena from Bourg St Pierre to Rome. Pilgrims have been undertaking to walk the full Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome since the 8th Century, and it is one of Europe's great pilgrimages. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will start at the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Two Sides of the Matterhorn
  • Experience two sides of the Matterhorn on this self-gudied walking holdiay based in Zermatt and St Luc. Follow in the footsteps of pioneering Victorian hikers and experience Switzerland’s most famous mountain, the Matterhorn, from two sides on this twin centre walking holiday. With stylish Zermatt as your base for four nights, choose from a... Read more
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  • Amalfi Coast & Mountains Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Panaromic views, dramatic coastal scenery and charming hotels. Enjoy La Dolce Vita on the Amalfi Coast. Explore this beautiful region of Italy, Amalfi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk along its coastline visiting exquisite villages and explore the rural communities in the mountains high above the coast. Huge cliffs tumble hundreds of... Read more
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  • Dolomites Alta Via 1 North
  • Self-guided walking tour along the classic long-distance trail Alta Via 1. Trek the most popular northern half of the ‘High Route 1’, covering around 70km over one week on good trails that are well way-marked, passing glowing peaks, shady forests and rolling pastures. The full north-south trail begins in the Italian Sudtirol and ends some 140km... Read more
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  • Sicily: The Aeolian Islands & Taormina
  • Self guided walking holiday Sicily's Aeolian Islands. Walk on the Aeolian Islands of Sicily; Stromboli, Salina and Vulcano. Explore Taormina, the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, with it’s world-famous ancient Greek Theatre. This island-hopping itinerary in Italy takes you to 3 islands, each different in their own right. Stromboli, with its... Read more
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  • Going Wild in Sardinia Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walking in the Supramonte Mountains. Discover Sardinia’s untouched wild landscape, walking through the rugged Supramonte mountains towards the east coast, where the rocky cliffs meet gleaming white sands and a bright azure ocean. Sardinia’s dramatic mountainous scenery and stunning coastline, coupled with its unique, distinct culture and... Read more
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  • Tuscany: Classic Chianti Short Break
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, San Sano and to Siena. On this short break walking adventure in Tuscany discover the unforgettable and classic landscapes of the Chianti wine region. Known as Tuscany’s “third” city, after Florence and Siena, Chianti is formed of castles, fortresses, Romanesque Churches, olive groves and... Read more
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  • Tuscany: From Florence to Siena Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Food, wine and walking holiday in the Chianti Region of Tuscany. Discover the magic of Chianti; old farmhouses, medieval villages, rows of cypress trees, quiet forests of oak, beach and chestnut, the lively atmosphere of an outside table on the piazza and the cherry flavours of a glass of Chianti Classico. This is the definitive Tuscany!... Read more
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  • Cinque Terre Short Break Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Taste the best of the Cinque Terre on a short walking break to this stunning part of Italy. The best way to discover the Cinque Terre is on foot. Five fishing villages nestled into the steep coastline of the Ligurian Riviera make up the Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Smell the sea as you walk along ancient walking trails clinging... Read more
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  • Relaxed Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort
  • Self guided trek staying in hotels following the Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Walk the complete Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland, staying in comfortable accommodation each night. It’s the perfect Alpine trek for those who prefer their trekking in comfort. Your trek starts and finishes in Les... Read more
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  • Hill Towns of Tuscany
  • Self-guided inn-to-inn walking tour of Tuscany, from Montepulciano to Siena. Walk between Renaissance and medieval hill-top towns of southern Tuscany, discovering Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, and finally Siena. Your journey winds through a unique linear, almost geometric landscape of hills, vineyards and olive trees.... Read more
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  • emputt 2016-02-16 01:34:51
  • Long distance hike in end of May/June?
  • Hi there,

    I am from the USA and am looking to do a long-distance hike in the end of May through early June, was thinking of doing about 21 days (give or take) and covering anywhere from 100-375km in that time (upper end would have to be an easier trail to cover the distance in my allotted time) and was initially looking into Europe (particularly Germany) but am really up to go anywhere in the world.

    What I want from it:
    - Stunning scenery - ideally GREEN landscape/rolling hills/mountains/forests to rivers to castles, etc etc.
    - Scattered small villages along the trail (they don't have to be every night but maybe every 3 nights at least?)
    - Not super overpopulated

    Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!
    Emily
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  • Ilan 2015-01-31 09:55:10
  • Looking for a 2 week hike in north Italy early april
  • Hi

    We have 2 weeks in early April. We land in Milan.
    Would like to hike 2 weeks straight.
    Any suggestions?
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  • Ilan 2015-01-24 20:15:03
  • 2 weeks hike in April
  • Hello,

    I have air tickets to Milan in early April.
    Am looking for a 14 day hike, preferably inn to inn.
    Any suggestions are welcome. I looked at the weather. Seems like mountain hike is out of the question...
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  • greg 2012-08-28 23:06:20
  • Hiking in Dolomiti (late September)
  • My brother and I are flying into Bergamo on Sept 27th and would love to do a refuge to refuge hike in the dolomites or alps nearby for 3 days. The problem is that most or all of the CAI refuges appear to be closed. Can anyone recommend anything?
    Thanks
    belgooly41
    • Henk Nouws 2012-08-31 11:14:12
    • I can't promise anything of course, but when I did a hike in the Dolomites (AV1 and AV3) in september - october, the huts were closed too. However, every hut had a winter quarter. Nothing luxurious, but a bed and water nearby. You must carry your own food, cooking stuff, sleeping bag. However, you run the risk that there is nothing at all. Also, I'm speaking of many years ago.
    • greg 2012-08-31 16:40:56
    • Thanks Henk appreciate it
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