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Walking In Italy

Author : Claudio Ruggeri
ISBN : 9781507120675
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 23.80 MB
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"Walking in Italy" is a compelling narrative of a young man's journey through romantic awakening, heartbreak, and self-discovery. Steeped in truth, the story recounts the events of one unforgettable summer in Italy. The adventure begins in Rome where one chance encounter interwines hearts and lives forever. It brings the reader along the winding Amalfi Coast, across oceans, and back again. It is a story of love found, divided by continents, and lost in translation. It is a story that reveals how human connections can break hearts and ultimately heal them.
Category: Fiction

Walking In Italy S Cinque Terre

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 9781783627585
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 42.7 MB
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This guidebook presents 16 graded walks exploring the world-famous Cinque Terre villages of Liguria in Italy. Suitable for beginners and experienced walkers, routes take in the villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola, Corniglia, Riomaggiore, as well as neighbouring Levanto, Campiglia and Porto Venere. It describes the most popular pathways as well as less trodden routes to hidden gems. Route descriptions and maps for each walk are accompanied by information on how to get around by public transport (train, ferry and bus), with background notes on history, culture, wildlife and flora, and suggestions on where to sleep and what to eat. In short, everything you could possibly need to get the most out of a holiday in this unique corner of the Italian Riviera. One of the best loved places in Italy, the Cinque Terre are UNESCO World Heritage listed, a string of centuries old fishing villages where colourful houses, terraced fields and vineyards perch on plunging cliffs above a breathtaking coastline. It's a paradise for walkers and food-lovers, who can follow age-old routes constructed by the locals and sample the seafood specialities on offer at harbour-side trattorias.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Italy S Stelvio National Park

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 9781849659277
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Italy

Author : Gillian Souter
ISBN : 1905214529
Genre : Italy
File Size : 58.17 MB
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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.
Category: Italy

Walking In The Dolomites

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 9781783624416
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 25.73 MB
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Italy

Author : Helen Gillman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023040335
Genre : Hiking
File Size : 59.17 MB
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The only English language guide to cover walks throughout all of Italy contains classic walks such as the Grande Excursione Appennica and Grande Traversata dell Alpi, plus details on the old trade routes and Roman roads. in color.
Category: Hiking

Walking In Italy S Gran Paradiso

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 1852842318
Genre : Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso (Italy)
File Size : 78.59 MB
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This text retraces some of the iteneraries followed by Alpine pioneers George Yeld and W.A.B. Coolidge in Italy. The walks range from simple half-day strolls to full-scale traverses. The network of refuges allows visitors to rest overnight at high altitudes.
Category: Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso (Italy)

Walking In Cyprus

Author : Nike Werstroh
ISBN : 9781783625505
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77.78 MB
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There's far more to Cyprus than just the bustling resorts: the favourable climate, attractive scenery and many kilometres of footpaths and nature trails make it an ideal destination for walkers. This guidebook presents 44 graded walks spread across the island, covering both southern and northern Cyprus, with a slight focus on the central Troodos region. Clear description and mapping is presented for each route and a route summary table makes it easy to choose an appropriate walk. The walks, of 3 to 20km, range from gentle strolls to longer, more demanding routes, sometimes involving steep ascents, difficult terrain or navigational challenge. They showcase Cyprus's captivating landscapes, from the sun-kissed coastline lapped by clear turquoise waters to the pine-clad slopes of the Troodos and Besparmak Mountains. Many visit sites of historical interest - including UNESCO-listed Byzantine monasteries, Venetian bridges, defensive castles and hideouts from the 1950s independence struggle - and other highlights include the stunning Avakas Gorge, the caves of Cape Greco and the striking Besparmak range. As well as the walks, the guide offers plenty of information to help you organise and get the most out of your trip, with advice on transport, bases and border crossings. There is a summary of the island's fascinating and turbulent history and an overview of its plants and wildlife. Blending information with inspiration, Walking in Cyprus contains all you need to discover a hidden side to this Mediterranean gem.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Portugal

Author : Simon Whitmarsh
ISBN : 9781783625734
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.20 MB
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Portugal is something of an undiscovered gem for hikers, offering beautiful, diverse landscapes and vast amounts of space. Thanks to its variety of micro-climates, it is possible to find pleasant walking conditions in all seasons, and the multitude of trails boast fantastic scenery and are rich in natural, historical and cultural interest. This guide describes 40 graded walks, ranging from gentle family strolls to strenuous mountain hikes (including Portugal's highest peak) and multi-day routes. The walks are spread throughout Portugal, with a focus on the country's many natural and national parks, including Peneda-Gerês, Serra da Estrela and Costa Vicentina. Clear route description is illustrated with 1:50,000 mapping and a route summary table makes it easy to choose the right walk. As well as practical travel advice, there is information on Portugal's geology, history, plants, wildlife and agriculture and on numerous local points of interest. From the rugged mountains of the north to the UNESCO-listed Rio Douro river valley, from traditional schist villages to the unique geology of the Algarve coast, the walks have been carefully selected to showcase some of the best Portugal has to offer. They take in granite peaks, wildflower meadows, woodland, waterfalls, castles, churches and archeological remains. With routes suitable for most ambitions and abilities, what further inspiration do you need to discover the myriad delights of this wonderful, yet frequently overlooked, destination?
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Italy

Author : Sandra Bardwell
ISBN : 1740592441
Genre : Travel
File Size : 24.10 MB
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The only English language guide to cover walks throughout all of Italy contains classic walks such as the Grande Excursione Appennica and Grande Traversata dell Alpi, plus details on the old trade routes and Roman roads. in color.
Category: Travel