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 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.

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.

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 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.

Walking On The Amalfi Coast

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 184965347X
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Walking On The Amalfi Coast from the Author: Gillian Price. Walking on the Amalfi Coast describes 30 day-walks, ranging from 3km to 11km in length. 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. The routes in this guidebook, and every single walk can be accessed by public transport. Written by Gillian Price, the walks explore the Sorrento Peninsula, Amalfi Coast and Monti Lattari, from Positano, Sorrento and Amalfi, and also the islands of Capri and Ischia in the Gulf of Naples. 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 now 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 also make a perfect holiday destination for walkers.

Shorter Walks In The Dolomites

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849650195
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Shorter Walks In The Dolomites from the Author: Gillian Price. A guidebook to 40 walks in the Italian Dolomites. The routes vary from around 3 miles to full-day excursions in both the high mountains and valleys. The region boasts vast expanses of forest, high-altitude rockscapes and wild flowers, which make it an ideal walking destination. Its extensive network of paths links the numerous mountain huts.

Walking In Abruzzo

Author: Stuart Haines
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849656886
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Walking In Abruzzo from the Author: Stuart Haines. Over 30 routes, this guide covers all the wonderful walking country to be found in Abruzzo, one of the wildest and least populated regions of Italy. The area is easily reached from the airport at Pescara, and the full- and half-day routes are graded to suit all walkers. About a third are easy going - a half day generally, most however are long walks and mountain treks for those who enjoy a full day out. Routes are illustrated with clear colour sketch maps and give detailed information about how to reach the more remote start points. Abruzzo is one of the wildest and least populated regions of Italy, with 26 peaks over 2000m. The routes visit ten of the region's 16 highest summits, including the three highest points of the Apennines. This beautiful natural environment is maintained to a remarkable extent in the region's three national parks - Abruzzo, Maiella, and Gran Sasso, the Sirente-Velino regional park and many smaller reserves.

Walking And Eating In Tuscany And Umbria

Author: James Lasdun
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440651108
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Walking And Eating In Tuscany And Umbria from the Author: James Lasdun. THIS BOOK, NOW THOROUGHLY REVISED AND UPDATED, IS WRITTEN TO SATISFY READERS WHO WANT TO BUILD THEIR HOLIDAY AROUND WALKING, OR THOSE WHO SIMPLY WANT TO INTEGRATE A BIT OF WALKING INTO THEIR HOLIDAY. IT BEGINS WITH A "PRACTICALITIES" SECTION AND EXTEND INTO THE WALKS THEMSELVES. FROM SIX OR SO "BASE TOWNS," THE AUTHORS OFFER ROUTES OF ONE OR TWO HOURS, HALF DAY, AND ONE, THREE, AND FIVE DAYS. THERE ARE ALSO SOME EXTRAORDINARY WALKS WORTH GOING OUT OF THE WAY FOR. THERE ARE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RESTAURANTS, TRATTORIAS AND PIZZERIAS, AS WELL AS MARKETS AND OTHER TAKE-AWAY OPTIONS. ADDITIONALLY, THE BOOK INCLUDES SUGGESTIONS FOR LODGING, TRANSPORTATION, FLORA AND MANY OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST.