Poggio Mirteto, Cantalupo, Casperia, Vacone, Configni, Stroncone. Hilltop towns in the ancient land of Sabina, calling to each other across parched patchworks of vineyard and cornfield. Woods, orchards, olive groves. You could drive to these places, of course. But my experience is, when you arrive on foot they are different. They are better. And be...

Quasi 7000 kilometri di sentiero perfettamente tracciati e agibili in tutte le stagioni, questi in breve i numeri che riassumono il parco sentieristico che da Piacenza a Rimini attraversa dell’Emilia-Romagna. Un enorme patrimonio storico naturalistico che è possibile oggi conoscere meglio e camminare grazie all’incessante attività dei Club Alpini I...

For those looking for a bit of a thrill, and a different Sicilian experience, consider hiking to the top of a volcano. Here are three you can climb.  Mount Etna, Sicily Towering above Catania on the east coast of Sicily, Mount Etna is Europe’s highest and most active volcano. The volcano is comprised within the 59,000 hectares of the Etna Park, whi...

It entailed a 50-minute bus trip to Amalfi, a 20-minute wait and then another 30-minute bus trip upwards to a town called Bomerano on the heights that dominate the Amalfi Coast in Italy. From there it’s a bit of guesswork until you reach the sign Via Sentiero degli Dei — Path of the Gods. How could one resist? The track unfolds along ancient trails...

Antiche strade religiose, mulattiere, tratturi e vecchie rotte commerciali: una delle avventure più belle da programmare quest'anno è riscoprire l'Italia a piedi, con lentezza, approcciando ad un nuovo modo di viaggiare ecologico e intelligente, per scoprire le meraviglie del nostro paese lontani dalle principali rotte turistiche.  Il miglior modo...

Più di settemila chilometri, circa 400 tappe per attraversare tutte e venti le regioni italiane. È il Sentiero Italia Cai. Ripristinato dal Club Alpino Italiano, è uno dei trekking più lunghi del mondo. Potenzialità e sfide dell’itinerario sono state esposte dal presidente del Cai Vincenzo Torti, durante l’ultimo appuntamento della rassegna «La mon...

We all know that walking is a gentle form of exercising with many benefits: it tones the muscles, it helps with breathing, lowering blood pressure and maintaining good mental health. Another perk of walking, that you might not be aware of, is that it boosts creativity. According to studies, taking a walk through nature helps with finding creative s...

Once pilgrims leave the Via Francigena and enter the city of Rome, there are traditionally seven churches that have been designated Pilgrim Churches. The two most important of these Pilgrim Churches are Saint Paul Outside the Walls and of course, Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Praying at the tomb of Peter, the Rock upon which Jesus built hi...

This itinerary is home to breathtaking places capable of making visitors who walk it feel very adventuresome while looking out over the vast landscapes, the wild nature and the historic remains of ancient boarders.  This trail is suitable for expert and curious hikers, but also to anyone who wants to experience some exhilaration. This itinerary, wa...

There are several walking routes for hiking in Italy, roads that have been used since ancient times and are still a destination for adventurers from all over the world. One of the most well-known is the Via degli Dei (path of the gods) that joins the cities of Bologna and Florence through the Apennines. Italian Traditions will guide you on the disc...