This new 7-day hiking trail has just opened in Italy’s stunning Dolomites mountains

Jun 06, 2024 289

BY: Rebecca Ann Hughes

A new hiking trail winding through the wild, nature-rich landscape of Italy’s Dolomites mountain range has just opened. The Cammino Retico is named after the ancient Raeti people who once lived there in pre-Roman times. It connects various remote villages between the Veneto and Trentino regions.

The circular route is 170 kilometres long and can be completed in seven days. It hopes to bring slow and sustainable tourism to some of Italy’s lesser-known territories at risk of depopulation while letting visitors explore an uncrowded and “uncontaminated” side of the country.

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