Hiking is a fun, exciting and healthy way to see the magnificent sights of Italy at your own pace. Whether you are a beginning walker or a seasoned, experienced hiker, there is a myriad of hiking tours available in Italy. From stunning mountain treks to coastline cruising, many hiking tours will show you all of the great outdoors that Italy has to offer. You can even see the traditional sights, like bustling cities and ancient landmarks on hiking tours. Alternatively, why not combine the two? There are tours for all age groups and special hiking tours for families, seniors, and singles. The choices are endless and all yours when you book a hiking tour of Italy.
One of the most picturesque areas to hike in Italy is the Amalfi Coast. This stretch of southern Italy coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea is one of the most popular vacation spots for tourist in Italy and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hiking tours here can include everything from visiting Pompeii to taking a boat to explore the island of Capri. Hike the Sentiero degli Dei or the “Path of the Gods.” In approximately three hours, this spectacular mountain path with stunning views of the Mediterranean goes from the town of Praiano to Positano. In this area, you can also hike Monte Tre Calli. This is a trail for more experienced hikers with breathtaking views of the coast and the island of Capri. Whichever hiking tour of the Amalfi coast you choose, you are guaranteed to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
If you love a mountain landscape and you’ve always dreamed of seeing the Alps, take a hiking tour through the Southern Alps of Italy and France. You’ll see native plants and trees as well as unique wildlife as you hike for six to seven hours a day. Depending on how many days you have for your tour, you can see as much or as little of the countryside as you want. Many of these hiking tours include things like, meals and accommodations as well as an informative guide that can answer all of your questions.
Whichever one of the Italy hiking tours you choose to embark on, lace up your sneakers and prepare to be amazed at all that this amazing country has to offer.
No matter which part of Italy you are going to be hiking in, one of the easiest ways to get to your hiking starting point is by train. There are central train stations in almost all of the cities in Italy, so it is a fast, convenient and economical way to get where you want to go. Train service varies from high-speed overnight trains to regional service so be sure to look at schedules and compare prices to have the best experience.