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Walking In Italy S Cinque Terre

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 9781783627585
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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

Author : Claudio Ruggeri
ISBN : 9781507120675
Genre : Fiction
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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 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 : Helen Gillman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023040335
Genre : Hiking
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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

Author : Gillian Souter
ISBN : 1905214529
Genre : Italy
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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 Italy S Gran Paradiso

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 1852842318
Genre : Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso (Italy)
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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)

Hiking In Italy

Author : Brendan Sainsbury
ISBN : 9781741044690
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Italy S Sibillini National Park

Author : Gillian Price
ISBN : 9781849655989
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In Italy S Val Gardena

Author : Laurel Barton
ISBN : 1541310330
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There are many hiking guides to Italy's Dolomites featuring long treks of 4-6 hours, as well as multi-day ventures and the famous via ferrata. What makes this one so special? This is a guide to easier options for walking in Italy's breathtaking Val Gardena! Seniors, people with children, and anyone who wants to experience the mountains but not climb them will benefit from the 20 walks that are carefully described. In this book, Laurel and Ric Barton guide you through the breathtaking scenery using itineraries suitable for anyone who likes to walk, likes to be in nature, and who enjoys Italy, but may not have the stamina for longer, more strenuous hikes. This unique guide includes 20 walks in-and-near the Val Gardena towns of Ortisei, Selva, and Santa Cristina, as well information on when to visit, how to get around without a car, suggestions for lodging, and sample itineraries to help you plan your stay of 3, 5, 7 or more nights. Of special interest will be the easy hikes in the amazing Alpe di Siusi. Included are: directions to the trailheads; walking time and distance; where to eat along the trail; 39 beautiful photographs; plus details on how to use the system of mountain lifts and buses to access the high meadows and breathtaking Dolomite views. You will discover delightful "rifugi: " mountain restaurants offering shelter and great food making each walk a special expedition. In addition, every walk is accessible by public transportation!The authors have traveled to Ortisei annually exploring this mountain paradise discovering and documenting the walks to share with you so you can be certain every hike is within your ability.
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Walking In Italy

Author : Sandra Bardwell
ISBN : 1740592441
Genre : Travel
File Size : 65.15 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