Italian Alps Hiking Areas

From high historical peaks to the blue mediterranean sea.

In this section of Trekking Alps will be presented the hiking areas where all the trekking tour are located.

The whole area is the West Alps, and the starting point is usually the city of Turin, home of the Winter Olympic Games of 2006. The Alpine scenery in all the hiking area of the Italian Alps are just fabulous.

So the question which is your favourite area it is impossible to answer. Italian Alps are so rich and beautiful that is impossible to choose. Every area has his own small features but the Alpine environment is the same.

So if it is your fist time hiking in the Italian Alps, don’t overworry about which area to choose. Any area of the Italian Alps will be a fantastic experience.

In order to try to summarize the different features of the Area there is here a small list of the characteristics of the hiking areas and than you will find a detailed description in the page dedicated to the single hiking area of the Italian Alps you’d like to trek in.

Hiking Areas

Trekking Alps Gran Paradiso Monte Bianco

Monte Bianco Area

  •  Unique landscape views
  • Good services and accomodation
  • Usually more crowded
gran paradiso national park hiking

Gran Paradiso Hiking Area

  • Wildlife
  • Glaciers and big mountains
  • Excellent services
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Monviso and South Piedmont Hiking Area

  • History and culture
  • Good services
  • Less crowded and wild
monte rosa champolouc view

Monte Rosa and Matterhorn Hiking Area

  • Big Mountain Landscapes
  • Best glaciers view
  • Great Services and Accomodation
Lanzo Trekking Tour

Turin Alps Hiking Area

  • Wild and not crowded
  • Historical places
  • More near the town: better for shorter hikes
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Lake Maggiore Hiking Area

  • Big Lakes and Mountain Hiking
  • Wilderness Sanctuaries
  • Big view over Monte Rosa and Swiss Alps
trekking italy liguria

Mediterranean Riviera Hiking Area

  • Where Sea meets the Mountains
  • Mild temperatures
  • Comfortable easy hikes