Walking The Italian Lakes

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783622601
Size: 64.83 MB
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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.

Hiking In Italy

Author: Brendan Sainsbury
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1741044693
Size: 31.44 MB
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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 Alpine Parks Of France Northwest Italy

Author: Marcia Lieberman
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898863987
Size: 23.36 MB
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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.

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.

Italy S Sibillini National Park

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1849655987
Size: 65.54 MB
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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.

Shorter Walks In The Dolomites

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783621796
Size: 73.39 MB
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Shorter Walks In The Dolomites from the Author: Gillian Price. A popular guidebook to short walks in the Dolomites of north east Italy. The guide describes 50 walks, graded from easy to strenuous, and varying in length from 5 km strolls to 20km full-day expeditions. The Dolomites are suitable for summer walking, and the mountains are easily accessible, just across the border from Austria and easily reached from Verona, Treviso, Venice and Innsbruck airports. The Dolomites are blessed with vast forests, high-altitude rocky landscapes and seas of beautiful wildflowers and the range is now a designated Unesco World Heritage Site encompassing a national park - Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi - and several other protected areas. Highlights include the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Civetta, the Piz Boè circuit on the Sella massif and the Sentiero delle Odle. This guide offers something for every walking ability and preference, and includes all the background and planning information you need to plan a trip, including an Italian-German-English glossary and a list of accommodation providers and websites and details of all rifugios on or near the routes.

Walking In The Dolomites

Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 1783624418
Size: 31.84 MB
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Walking In The Dolomites from the Author: Gillian Price. This guidebook describes 25 hut-to-hut treks in the Dolomites of northern Italy, covering 15 regions including Cortina, Sella, Sesto, Marmolada and Latemar. Ranging from 11.3km to 40.8km and from two to four days, the graded routes are suitable for walkers with a reasonable level of fitness and experience of mountain terrain, and some feature exposed sections which demand a good head for heights. This edition includes a number of treks in less frequently visited rugged districts, as well as the more popular trips, all of which take advantage of the region's network of mountain refuges and efficient public transport system, with the majority of routes accessible by public bus. Detailed route description is presented alongside mapping and stunning colour photography and the guide also suggests alternative access and exit routes, and options for linking routes to create a longer trek. There is plenty of advice to help make the most of a trip as well as background information on the region's geology, plants and wildlife and local cuisine. The Dolomites - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - are characterised by striking volcanic and sedimentary rock formations. Walking is an ideal way to discover this breathtaking landscape of angular peaks, towering pinnacles and jagged ridges, and the carefully chosen routes in this guide will exhilarate, challenge and inspire.

Walking In Sardinia

Author: Paddy Dillon
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
ISBN: 184965557X
Size: 66.87 MB
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Walking In Sardinia from the Author: Paddy Dillon. This guide to 50 day walks in the mountainous north east of Sardinia, includes a mixture of walks exploring the limestone Ogliastra coast, the Golgo plateau, the barren Supramonte, the wild granite mountains of Genneragentu and Punta La Marmora. Many of the walking routes are tough, involving some scrambling, while other routes are more suited to less experienced walkers. Sardinia's intricate network of paths offer a wide range of challenges and a long, sunny walking season. This guide covers the highest and wildest parts of the island, in an area once proposed for a national park, using both recently waymarked trails and lesser-known shepherd's tracks. The route descriptions are illustrated with the author's own detailed contour mapping and photography and backed up with a glossary of both Sard and Italian words and phrases, as well as detailed information about local public transport services and accommodation services.

Walking And Eating In Tuscany And Umbria

Author: James Lasdun
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440651108
Size: 43.64 MB
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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.