Lonely Planet, Walking in Italy

Lonely Planet, Walking in Italy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781740592444
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Series: Walking Series
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Walks4
Table of Maps8
The Authors9
Foreword16
Introduction17
Facts About Italy19
History19
Geography21
Geology22
Watching Wildlife23
Climate32
Ecology & Environment34
National Parks & Reserves35
Population & People37
Religion38
Society & Conduct38
Language38
Facts for the Walker39
Highlights39
Suggested Itineraries39
When to Walk43
What Kind of Walk?43
Organised Walks43
Responsible Walking44
Accommodation45
Food48
Drinks52
Women Walkers53
Walking With Children53
Maps54
Place Names55
Photography55
Digital Resources55
Books55
Magazines56
Weather Information56
Clothing & Equipment57
Clothing57
Equipment59
Navigation Equipment60
Buying & Hiring Locally62
Health & Safety63
Predeparture Planning63
Staying Healthy64
Medical Problems & Treatment65
Safety on the Walk70
Liguria73
Cinque Terre74
Sentiero Azzurro77
Sentiero Rosso80
Portovenere to Levanto Combination82
Parco Regionale di Portofino84
Promontorio di Portofino Circuit84
Other Walks87
Maritime Alps89
Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime92
Lago di Valscura Circuit94
Terme di Valdieri to Entracque96
Parco Naturale Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro103
Marguareis Circuit104
Rifugio Garelli108
Other Walks109
Western Alps111
Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso & Nearby115
Valnontey to Rhemes Notre Dame118
Lakes & Wildlife123
Alpe Money126
Sella-Herbetet Traverse128
Vallone di Grauson129
Valle d'Aosta to Valsesia132
Matterhorn & Monte Rosa132
Other Walks140
Lake District141
Lago di Garda142
Monte Baldo143
Valle del Singol149
Lago di Como152
Monte Grona154
Via dei Monti Lariani158
Lago Maggiore159
Valle Cannobina161
Monte Carza163
Other Walks165
Stelvio167
Val di Rabbi to Martelltal170
Other Walks178
Dolomites179
Sciliar & Catinaccio Loop183
Northern Dolomites187
Crode Fiscaline Loop198
Sesto to San Candido199
Parco Naturale delle Dolomiti d'Ampezzo201
Via Ferrata203
The Brenta Dolomites205
Via Ferrata SOSAT207
Via Ferrata Alfredo Benini209
Other Routes211
Julian & Carnic Alps212
Julian Alps215
Fusine-Mangart Loop217
Slovenian Two-Step218
Jof Fuart221
Carnic Alps223
Monte Carnizza223
Monte Osternig226
Tuscany228
Chianti228
Chianti Classico231
Medieval Hills237
Apuane Alps243
Pizzo d'Uccello247
Procinto, Forato & Pania della Croce252
Central Apennines257
Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini259
La Gola dell'Infernaccio261
Sibillini Traverse263
Monte Vettore264
Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga266
Cascata del Volpara267
Corno Grande268
Parco Nazionale della Majella270
Monte Acquaviva271
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo273
Rocca Ridge274
Other Walks276
Campania278
Vesuvius280
Vesuvius & Valle del Gigante283
Vesuvius' Crater285
Amalfi Coast285
Sentiero degli Dei287
Capo Muro289
Valle delle Ferriere291
Sorrento Peninsula294
Punta Penna296
Punta Campanella297
Other Walks299
Sicily301
Mt Etna Circuit303
Vulcano's Gran Cratere313
Nebrodi Lake Circuit318
Other Walks321
Sardinia323
Tiscali-Gorropu330
Golfo di Orosei335
Other Walks340
Travel Facts342
Tourist Offices342
Visas & Documents342
Embassies344
Customs344
Money344
Post & Communications345
Time347
Electricity347
Weights & Measures347
Business Hours347
Public Holidays347
Getting There & Away348
Air348
Land349
Sea351
Getting Around351
Air351
Bus351
Train351
Car & Motorcycle352
Bicycle353
Hitching353
Boat353
Local Transport354
Language355
Glossary362
Index369
Metric Conversion

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