20 Amazing Hikes in Italy

Pack some pizza and cannolis to-go and hit the trail.

While we wouldn’t blame you if you spent an entire vacation in Italy eating pasta and drinking wine, we think you’d regret not getting outside and exploring the gorgeous natural scenery beyond the city limits. From the towering Italian alps to pristine alpine lakes and ancient, remote villages, Italy has plenty of epic trails to explore. Here are some of the best hiking adventures in Italy from our community.

Adventure by Josiah Roe

Adventure by Ashley Chang

Adventure by Andy Merkel

Adventure by Ariane Lessard

Adventure by Alyssa Ramirez

Adventure by Linny Le

Adventure by Luca Chiandoni

Adventure by Andy Merkel

Adventure by Luca Chiandoni

Adventure by Andy Merkel

Adventure by Luca Chiandoni

Adventure by Luca Chiandoni

Adventure by Cat Ekkelboom-White

Adventure by Katie Yarborough 

Adventure by Cat Ekkelboom-White

Adventure by Josiah Roe

Adventure by David Gallo

Adventure by Roberto Castelleta

Adventure by Roberto Castelleta 

Adventure by Fabiano Nahoum

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Cover photo by Katie Yarborough 

Published: January 28, 2019

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