Category: Hiking & Walking Trails in Italy

Simply by putting one foot in front of the other, walking gives an immediate sense of exploring a new place, and the physical activity means you can have more for lunch. I read Italian travel guides and hiking magazines to find out about new areas for walking tours in Italy, and especially enjoy pathways that represent a piece of Italy’s history, like Roman and Etruscan roads, or pilgrim trails and smuggler’s paths. Often I just walk out my front door in Sicily, and go walking for the pure pleasure of it, with no set destination other than resting under a 500-year old olive tree.

Summer Family Travel Fun!

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Just in time for summer family travel, Italian Connection’s top local experts are developing custom family tours in Italy for adults and children of all ages. Families can enjoy nature walks among the blooming wildflowers in the Dolomites, soccer games with the local children in Tuscany, a truffle hunt with a trifulau (truffle hunter) and […]

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Wild about Wildflowers

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Italy’s wildflower season is a long one – one can follow the seasons by traveling from south to north and enjoy spring in bloom for 6 months! For wildflower enthusiasts, naturalists or gardeners who simply enjoy the outdoors, Italian Connection hosts a series of unique walking tours to celebrate Italy’s most spectacular wildflower regions. Wildflower […]

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