Italy is not only famous for its vibrant culture, wonderful meals and spirits or even its rich history, but it is also the home for the best hiking grounds in the world. Hike to the peaks of the high mounts and ridges to behold the fascinating landscapes of the snowcapped height and the green valleys.
From the Dolomite Mountain to Cinque Terre and beyond, explore these amazing places to hike in Italy on your next European adventure.
1. Dolomite Mountains
The Dolomite Mountains are a world heritage site within the Italian Alps. They are undeniably stunning, reachable and have minster of rocks, with a variety of rugged crags and breathe taking pinnacles. Dolomite has great and numerous Regional Parks and National Park and popular with the hikers, mount climbers and skiers. The Viel den pan path is a trail that can be used to get you to the Dolomite Mountain.
Tuscany is one of the most amazing grounds for the hikers and just worth visiting. It is also the most beautiful destination in Italy with so much to see. A visit to the Florentine hills using the Anello Del Rinascimento trail will take you through the legendary castles, minsters, town, abbeys as well as the forests.
3. Cinque Terre
The Cinque Terre is a very popular destination, found along the Italian Riviera. Hiking is the most preferred way to get the full view of the region though there are trains and terraces built to cover the rest of the distance. It is composed of five villages and National Park combined with the hamlets and surrounding landscape. After the long hike, you get to have a breathtaking view of the bay.
4. Sicily: Stromboli Volcano
Hiking the Stromboli Volcano is the only way to task your mountaineering expertise with the pretty key part of it being the experience of hiking an active volcano. A better experience is being lured by the plumes of fire from the volcano. The Lipari Island offers a place where you can rest and enjoy in the beaches awaiting for the next hike.
5. The Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast should always be on your travel plan while in Italy. It takes around three hours to hike the coast. Having a swim or a drink after the walk would be all right. It is best to hike during the early morning or evenings to avoid the scorching sun. A guide would also be of great help.
6. Italian Alps: Turin
The Italian Alps is also an amazing place to go on your hiking escapades. It is located in Northern Italy. It is a prosperous multichannel town and industrial city with its popularity in the open-air activities ideal for both the experienced and casual hikers. The Sentiero del Re is a trail recommended by the tourists.
7. The Greenway, along Lake Como
Despite the many excellent hikes along the lake, the long Greenway is the best place to hike covering a distance of 10.5 km and giving you the experience along the lakeside. It has a large number of sights along the way and also access to road at various points, you can chose to hike all or part of it.
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