Hiking In Italy

Author: Brendan Sainsbury
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1741044693
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Hiking In Italy from the Author: Brendan Sainsbury. Scale the literally breathtaking Dolomites, peer into brooding Sicilian volcanoes, explore medieval villages along the pilgrim routes of Tuscany or saunter along the sparkling coastline of the Cinque Terre: we've selected the best sentieri (walking trails) in the country for every interest and ability level. Whether you're looking for easy day strolls among vineyards and olive groves, multiday adventures in the Alps, or the thrill of the challenging vie ferrate (iron ways), this guide will walk you through Italy's wealth of natural beauty, history and culture.

Walking In Tuscany

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 184965672X
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Walking In Tuscany from the Author: Gillian Price. Third edition of a guidebook to 50 walks through Italy's Tuscany, Umbria and Latium, ranging from brief strolls to a 5-day trek (the Chianti Trail). This guide offers suggestions for exploratory walks through the picture postcard landscapes of Tuscany, Umbria and Latium. The 50 itineraries range from brief strolls to a five-day trek, taking in little-known Etruscan marvels. Walkers are guided through medieval hamlets, exquisite Romanesque churches, unspoilt coast and countryside alive with wildlife and carpeted with wild flowers and herbs. There's the wild Chianti ridge, city walks through Perugia, Orvieto and Voltera, and day walks on the divine island of Elba and along the unspoilt coast around Orbetello. A mass of practical details cover accommodation in farms, country hotels, convents and hostels, with notes on local food and drink specialities.

Walking The Italian Lakes

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783622601
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Walking The Italian Lakes from the Author: Gillian Price. 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 the ascent of Monte Baldo, Monte Boletto and other walker's peaks in the region. The clear maps, inspirational photographs and information about accommodation and public transport options help to make this guidebook an ideal companion to exploring the exceptional scenery, views and culture of the Italian Lakes. A basic English-Italian glossary is also included.

Walking The Alpine Parks Of France Northwest Italy

Author: Marcia Lieberman
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898863987
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Walking The Alpine Parks Of France Northwest Italy from the Author: Marcia Lieberman. Walking the Alpine Parks of France and Northwest Italy features complete details on 110 hikes through France's Parc National du Mercantour, Parc Naturel Regional du Queyras, Parc National des Ecrins, and Italy's Parc Nationale del Gran Paradiso. You'll find practical advice on park regulations, finding accommodations, transportation, language, weather, what to bring, and more.

Italy S Sibillini National Park

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849655987
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Italy S Sibillini National Park from the Author: Gillian Price. This guidebook describes 21 day walks, and one 8-day trek (Grande Anello dei Sibillini) in Italy's Sibillini National Park. Including short strolls and suitable for all walkers, with day walks ranging from 3.5 to 20.5km, the Sibillini in Italy's Apennines are easily reached from the budget airline destinations on the Adriatic coast and from Rome. The Monti Sibillini straddles the Marche and Umbria, close to the towns of Norcia, Ascoli Piceno, L'Aquila and Perugia. Details of accommodation, refreshments and public transport along all the routes are also included with full-colour sketch maps and profiles. The area has a long walking season, from early spring to late autumn, and refuges open from mid-April to mid-October. Little known to foreign visitors, they offer vast highlands smothered in wildflowers, canyons burrowing deep into mountainsides, accessible ridges with breathtaking views and over 50 peaks, many over 2000m.

Walking On The Amalfi Coast

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783625228
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Walking On The Amalfi Coast from the Author: Gillian Price. Walking on the Amalfi Coast describes 32 day-walks, ranging from 3km to 11km in length. The walks explore the Sorrento Peninsula, Amalfi Coast and Monti Lattari, as well as the islands of Capri and Ischia in the Gulf of Naples. The whole area is crisscrossed by ancient mule tracks, pilgrim routes and goat tracks, offering a variety of walking from family strolls to strenuous treks across terrain from paved paths to verdant hillside paths and rough volcanic scree. Split into the five sections of Ischia, Capri, Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi, each walk is accompanied by relevant public transport information as well as a sketch map. The book also provides local and practical information, accommodation options and an Italian-English glossary. The steep southern edge of the Sorrento peninsula, famous for its medieval villages perched atop plunging cliffs, with their near-vertical vineyards and lemon orchards, is recognised as a World Heritage Site. This coastline, the rugged landscape behind, crowned by the Monti Lattari, and the idyllic islands of Capri and Ischia together make a perfect holiday destination for walkers.

Walking In The Dolomites

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849656649
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Walking In The Dolomites from the Author: Gillian Price. Guide to 28 multi-day walks and treks in the Dolomites. The routes range between 2 to 4 days in length and there are options to shorten or lengthen the routes. The majority are rewarding ring routes or extended traverses linking different valleys. A couple of days at a time are spent traversing the high reaches, with overnight stays in excellent huts. Where relevant, there is cross-referencing to enable walkers to vary or link up more itineraries, not to mention alternative exit or access routes. On the other hand, shorter sections can be cut off for day walks where a return to base is desired. The walks described in this guidebook have been graded for overall difficulty and range from Grade 1 which refers to clear tracks and paths over straightforward terrain, all of which are suitable for beginners, to Grade 3 which refers to strenuous steep climbs with possible exposed stretches and descents involved.

Walking In Italy S Stelvio National Park

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849659273
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Walking In Italy S Stelvio National Park from the Author: Gillian Price. The 38 summer day walking routes in this guidebook explore the renowned Stelvio National Park in the Italian Rhaetian Alps. Bordering the Dolomites to the east, and Switzerland to the west, the Stelvio is one of the largest protected areas in all of the Alps. The walks explore each of the Stelvio's valleys, are graded for difficulty and range from 4 to 18km. There is plenty for active holidaymakers; from easy strolls to strenuous climbs to panoramic summits for experienced walkers. The Stelvio's unspoilt landscape ranges from valley farmland to forested hillsides and alpine meadows, and up to a wilderness of rugged glaciated summits and ridges, the highest of which is Ortler, at 3905m. The guidebook also includes plenty of background information on local wildlife and cuisine, as well as planning details such as what to take and dos and don'ts. The guide also contains accommodation suggestions, including campsites, B&Bs, hotels and mountain huts in the National Parks picturesque towns and villages such as Bormio, Sulden and Martell Dorf. Close to Milan, Verona and Innsbruck, with good public transport throughout, the Stelvio National park offers extensive, spectacular Alpine walking, with this as the first English-language guide to the area.

Walking In Italy

Author: Gillian Souter
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781905214525
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Walking In Italy from the Author: Gillian Souter. 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 well-informed stroll around Verona or even a two-day hike along the sparkling coastline of the Cinque Terre.This book helps you plan your journey and enjoy the best of Italy. It offers alternative walking tours in Rome, Florence, and Venice, suggests routes around such gems as Sienna and Perugia, and leads you into Italy’s most stunning landscapes and national parks. The day walks and two-day itineraries are designed with occasional walkers in mind and never take you too far from a comfortable hotel bed and a good meal. A lucid and lively text provides plenty of information and is accompanied by a collection of beautiful photographs and hand-drawn maps.

Walks And Treks In The Maritime Alps

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783623659
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Walks And Treks In The Maritime Alps from the Author: Gillian Price. Guidebook to walking and trekking in the Maritime Alps on the border of Italy and France, just north of Nice. It includes 18 graded day walks, on both the French and the Italian sides, ranging from 6km to 20km in length and suitable for a range of abilities. There are also 6 long treks, including a 5-day traverse of the Parc National du Mercantour and a 7-day traverse of the Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime. Detailed route descriptions sit alongside colour maps, and there is full information about accommodation options down in the valleys and up in the mountains. Useful French-English and Italian-English glossaries of walking terminology are included, too. Rising to over 3000m above the sun-drenched French Riviera, the Maritime Alps form the western edge of the mighty Alpine chain. Wildflower lovers will also appreciate the remarkable range of flowers, including many unique to the area. Worlds away from the hustle and bustle and crowds of the coast this is a marvellous area for novice walkers and seasoned long-distance trekkers alike.