• The Seekofel on the border between South Tyrol and the province of Belluno in Italy
    The Seekofel on the border between South Tyrol and the province of Belluno in Italy Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Climbing

Long-distance hikes in Italy

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Hiking is not limited to day trips and easy paths. Thanks to the good hiking route network, you can go on outdoor adventures lasting several days in Italy. Also, the network of paths in Bella Italia is not limited to national borders. European long-distance hiking trails such as the E1, E5, E7 and E12 extend over several kilometers and lead directly from neighboring countries to Italy.
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The 10 Most Beautiful long-distance hikes in Italy

View from Seescharte, on the right the peak Silberspitze
Long distance hiking trail
Alpine crossing on E5 – From Oberstdorf to Meran
Premium content Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
60
173.9 km
36:00 h
8,255 m
8,943 m
The classic alpine crossing: 6-day tour on the route E5 from Oberstdorf to Meran through the beautiful alpine terrain.
Basilica Santa Chiara Assisi
Long distance hiking trail · Italy
St. Francis' Way
Premium content Difficulty difficult
2
543 km
175:00 h
14,861 m
14,944 m
The St. Francis' way leads from Sant'Ellero near Florence to Assisi and then Rome, passing through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio.
Rifugio Viel dal Pan
Long distance hiking trail
Dream Path Munich-Venice (whole route)
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
578.4 km
192:05 h
24,998 m
25,483 m
The over 550 km long "Dream Trail" is one of the most famous long-distance hiking trails in the Alpine region. It connects two European cultural metropolises - Munich and Venice.
Kloster Montecassino
Long distance hiking trail · Valnerina-Cascia
The Way of St. Benedict
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
301.5 km
95:00 h
7,749 m
7,861 m
The Benedict path leads from Norcia, the birthplace of the saint, through Umbria and Latium via Subiaco to the mother monastery of the Benedictines: Montecassino.
Aperol
Long distance hiking trail
Cinque Terre - in three days from Levanto to Portovenere
Premium content Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
4
35.3 km
16:00 h
2,450 m
2,450 m
Hiking in the Cinque Terre is world famous. This three-day stage tour takes you through the most beautiful part of the Cinque Terre from Levanto to Portovenere.
View of Punta Cervina
Long distance hiking trail
Horseshoe Tour in the Sarntal Alps
Premium content Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
4
93.9 km
33:39 h
6,022 m
6,022 m
Seventh Hike on the Horseshoe Trail in the Sarntal Alps
Panoramablick von der Schusterplatte
Long distance hiking trail · Hochpustertal
Under the spell of the Three Peaks
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
29.8 km
12:00 h
2,285 m
1,845 m
Three-day hike through the heart of the Sesto Dolomites
Pragser Wildsee
Long distance hiking trail · Hochpustertal
Dolomites High Altitude Trail 1
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1
120.6 km
50:00 h
8,235 m
9,335 m
The Dolomites Hiking Trail 1 leads to three panoramic Dolomite passes and, with its well laid-out and optimally signposted hiking routes, is one of the most popular, multi-day mountain tours in the Dolomites.
Selvaggio Blu: Trekking vom Feinsten - und vom Härtesten!
Long distance hiking trail · Italy
Sardinien: Trekking auf dem Selvaggio Blu
recommended route Difficulty difficult
6
59 km
50:00 h
5,000 m
5,000 m
Einzigartige Tour an einer der wildesten Küsten im Mittelmeerraum - gilt als schönstes, aber auch härtestes Trekking Italiens. Lange Abseilstellen, kurze Kletterei, wegloses und rauhes Gelände.
Ötztaler Alpen vom Saykogel
Long distance hiking trail
Alpenüberquerung vom Walchensee zum Iseosee - L1 Variante "L1S"
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
2
405.7 km
170:00 h
28,200 m
28,800 m
Anspruchsvolle Tour voller landschaftlicher Höhepunkte und überwiegend abseits der ausgetretenen Pfade. In 27 Tagesetappen von Bayern über Tirol und Südtirol in die Lombardei.
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Dolomiten-Höhenweg Nr. 1: Alta Via 1 in 9 Tagen by ⭐️
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