Trekking in Italy Blog

Adventures curioisty and ideas across the Alps

Italy is the most fabulous country in the world. And trekking is the best activity possible. So Trekking in Italy is just the perfect mix! You cannot ask for a better holiday! Hiking and Trekking in the Italian Alps is a world to discover. In this blog, you will find many articles about Trekking Alps experiences with many different tags by Season, Month and Hiking Area. All this is located in northwest Italy: Discover more about our wonderful Trekking in Italy blog!

A Hiking guide in Quarantine – Update

A Hiking guide in Quarantine - Update

Hi everybody. I wrote a post in the Trekking Alps blog about 40 days ago, at the start of the quarantine. We were supposed to have a lockdown for about 3 weeks to get rid of the virus, but of course, it was not enough. And now we passed the 40 days that make a quarantine…. a quarantine! So now I am happy I reached this milestone. I would have … Read more

COVID-19 – A Message for All of You

COVID-19 - A Message for All of You

Covid-19 or Coronavirus is changing our lives. In Italy we felt it particularly hard but unfortunately, this is hitting the whole World. We have to patient. We all have to stop for a while what I personally like the most: traveling and meeting people. It is not easy.  Luckily I have a wonderful family to spend time with and a beautiful home where to pass my spring and grow some … Read more

4 Excellent Reasons to Choose Italian Alps

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Most people associate Alps to the Swiss Alps. Or maybe French. Or what about a Ski winter in Austria…. Italian Alps are less famous and ridiculously underrated. And even though I am completely biased by being born in Italy, and in clear conflict of interests, as I run a Trekking business in Italy, I will try to argue why you should choose the Italian Alps over any other country. I … Read more

Susa Valley and Trekking Alps on The Boston Globe!

Susa Valley and Trekking Alps on The Boston Globe!

The hike in Susa Valley looks like any other: I did not have idea that Michael was a journalist. He wrote me as everyone did, from the contact form of the website that he wanted to hike in the Alps starting from Milan. Milan is a big destination for Italy even though honestly I think it is one of the worst one. It is the most “fast” city of Italy, … Read more

Escape from London – the Alps are closer than you think!

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London is “the” city in Europe. Among the many advantages of this wonderful town, there is the connectivity. And Turin and the Alps are very easy to be reached out from London city. So this is an ideal Escape from London. Many londoners come to the Alps in winter to skying. But even more interesting than skying, hiking in the Alps is also very accesible and possible all year round. … Read more

Hiking in Spring – One if the best period for the Alps!

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Is it possible to do mountain hiking in Spring? Most people think that mountains are enjoyable only in Summer, when in the city it is too hot, or in the winter, where ski is one of the most popular activity to do. But this is very unfair. Mountains are great all year long and I experienced in my life living at the door of the Alps. I experienced the Alps … Read more

Self Guided Hikes, Guided Treks and Assisted Hikes

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Many asked me about the possibility of the Self Guided Hikes. The choice is up to you. In terms of costs, the difference is usually not much. There is a very detailed work on preparing a self guided hikes which are quite similar to come hiking with a guide. Moreover, the guide can always understand the situation and evaluate it in the process of the hike while in the self … Read more

SFG Hike 2018 – Corporate Trip Hiking in the Alps

SFG Hike 2018 - Corporate Trip Hiking in the Alps

For this 2018 SFG Corporate Trip hiking in the alps, we start organizing everything from november 2017. And from that moment it did not stop snowing up in the mountains. We also had a very wet spring, with lot of thunderstorm and an amazing quantity of water falling every day.  There have been a record of more than 8 meters of snow fallen at high altitude up in the Alps! … Read more

Where to hike in Italy? Dolomites or West Alps

Where to hike in Italy? Dolomites or West Alps

Italy is arguably one of the most beautiful destination for your holidays. Culture, good food, great cities, nice people and also incredible Nature. Mountains in particular are the sanctuary of Nature togheter with the coast of the south and some remote Islands. There are two main mountain chains, the Alps and the Apennines. The Alps are one of the most beautiful mountain range of the world. And even though the … Read more

The Importance of Snow

The Importance of Snow

It was several years of not abundant snow in the Alps. Last years in the dolomites alsmost no snow have been falling and 2 years ago till the 1st of January the mountains of the Alps where snowless. This year finally it changed! In December an incredible amount of snow have been falling and still is continuing. The precipitations are crucial for the health of the land. Snow means storage … Read more

Maritime Alps and Monviso Trekking

Maritime Alps and Monviso Trekking

The Southern Piedmont Alps are not so well known in the World but it is one of the most beautiful place where to do Hiking. Monviso, with its 3800 meters of altitude above the sea is called the King of Stone and its majestic Peak is saw from all over in the North west, in the mountains and not only. Hiking in the Monviso area is an amazing experience and … Read more

Best Sunrise of the Year!

Best Sunrise of the Year!

Sunrise and Sunset are always an incredible spectacle. I often prefer the colors of the sunset, also because I usually see all of them while the sunrise, especially in June and July are very early. Hiking in the mountains give me the amazing opportunity to be witness of the incredible spectacle of Nature. And this hike in Maira Valley was definitively one of those. The sunrise we got in the … Read more

Mont Avic Natural Park Trekking Ring

Mont Avic Natural Park Trekking Ring

Mont Avic is a hidden gem of the Alps. Even if we did this hike in August which is supposedly the very high season in this Mont Avic Hiking Trek, we meet very few hikers. The trek is a wonderful medium difficulty hike and has several options to make it more challenging or easier. The highlights of the area are probably the many glaciar lakes. The area is north exposed … Read more

Tailor Made Tour of Mont Blanc

Tailor Made Tour of Mont Blanc

In order to overcome your limit and rise the bar of pain is part of a mountain experience. In this short tour of Mont Blanc I am pretty sure Ben and Debbie learned this lesson pretty well. We’ve been hiking for more than 3500 meters uphill and downhill in three long and hard days. Numbers though, sometimes are too little to describe. If you’ve never hike 1000 meters uphill you … Read more

Maritime Summer and Spring Hike

Maritime Summer and Spring Hike

There was a heat wave while we hiked with my Latvian friends and Sini from Finland. Both groups already came last year with Trekking Alps and I am very proud of the returning customers. The hike in Maritime Alps was amazing. It was a fantastic 3 days loop in front of the Argentera peak, the king of the Maritime Alps at more than 3200 meters of altitude. Up in the … Read more

Heavy snow Day Trek from Torino

Heavy snow Day Trek from Torino

When you see that forecast gives rain in winter time you do not have to think negative. Rain does mean snow in mountains and even though there are less big view landscapes, a day hike in heavy snow is an amazing experience that everyone should do at least once in life. So do not trust people saying that there is bad weather. There is not bad weather in the mountains. … Read more