Through the Italian Alps

Through the Italian Alps

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The Granda Traversata delle Alpi (GTA) is an immensely rewarding 46-day long-distance route across the western Italian Alps is an exciting proposition, taking in a remarkable kaleidoscope of traditional cultures combined with breathtaking landscapes punctuated by the landmark stone giants such as the Argentera, Monviso and Gran Paradiso. Starting a mere stone's throw from the Mediterranean, the GTA curves its way high over the fertile Piedmont plain traversing the Ligurian, Maritime, Cottian, Graian and Pennine Alps, heading northwards to a brilliant conclusion near the base of Monte Rosa and its spilling glaciers. A network of hospitable high-altitude refuges alternated with village-based hostels and comfortable inns guarantee walkers memorable meals and a good night's rest. The sole requisites for potential trekkers are a taste for adventure and average fitness; no special mountaineering expertise is necessary. Excellent public transport links make multiple shorter chunks feasible to fit in with individual holiday requirements. This unforgettable alpine experience is finally available to English-speaking walkers!All our titles can now be bought as e-books and many as iPad and Kindle files and we will continue to make all our guides available for these ... Please do let us know if you find anything has changed, so that we can pass on the latest details.

Title:Through the Italian Alps
Author:Gillian Price
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 2012-04-23


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