Author(s): Jeff Taylor
A hiking guide and travel guide at once, provides travelers with everything they'll need to hike in Italy's breathtaking Tuscan region. This unique guide features hikes in Tuscan Hill Country, the mountains of the Alpi Apuane, the Cinque Terre and Ligurian Coast, and the Northern and Central Apennines. Includes helpful information about weather, best times to visit, how to drive and get around in Italy, suggested camping and lodging establishments for overnight hikes and great eating and local customs, as well as a list of English-Italian translations of relevant hiking and navigating terms to ensure trouble-free traveling between destinations. Hikes vary in difficulty and are accompanied by directions to the trailhead, a detailed map, hiking time and distance, beautiful photographs, and fascinating commentary on the natural, historical, and cultural wonders you'll encounter along the way. 51 maps, 50 black & white photographs, index.