Italian Alps Hiking Areas

Adventure, wildlife, excellent food and history in the Italian Alps!

Hiking the Italian Alps

From the highest peaks of the Alps at North to the blue mediterranean sea at South.

In this section of Trekking Alps website will be presented the possible Italian Alps Hiking Areas where all the trekking tours are located.

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

So the question “Which is your favorite area” is impossible to answer. Hiking the Italian Alps is amazing wherever you go and is a Win-Win situation. The mountains are stunning and even offer many cultural and historical points of view of the Italian Culture.  Every Hiking Italian Alps Area has its own small features with the same beautiful Alpine environment.

So if it is your first time hiking in the Italian Alps, don’t over worry about which area to choose. Any area of the Italian Alps will be a fantastic experience and Hiking Italian Alps is the best choice.

You can find here many more authentic places as many valleys are still hidden and undiscovered by mass tourism.

We do follow the idea of responsible tourism and we try to go in the less developed tourist area, always with small groups. In this way, we can develop a bit the economy of these Italian Alps areas but without impacting too much on the mountain culture which is important to preserve. Hiking Italian Alps can be a very sustainable and eco-friendly holiday.

Hiking the Italian Alps can be fit for all.

All of the areas have complex geography and give us the flexibility to organize treks for people with all sorts of skills. From avid hikers willing to wild hikes to beginners willing to enjoy the scenery, makes good pictures, and, why not, enjoy the amazing Italian food and wine.

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 then you will find a detailed description on the page dedicated to the single Italian Alps Hiking Area you’d like to trek in.

Italian Alps Hiking

Monte Bianco Region

Hosting the highest Peak of the Alps, Mont Blanc, this region is quite touristic but offer amazing landscapes. Especially in the off-season time.

Monte Bianco Area

  • Unique landscape views
  • Good services and accomodation
  • Usually more crowded

Italian Alps Hiking

Gran Paradiso Region

The first and biggest of the National Park of Italy, home of the famous Ibex, the king of the Alps. An amazing region where to do Hiking in the Italian Alps.

Gran Paradiso Hiking Area

  • Wildlife
  • Glaciers and big mountains
  • Excellent services

Italian Alps Hiking

Monte Rosa Region

The most epic mountain of the Alps and among the biggest glaciers. Monte Rosa and Matterhorn region is an amazing choice for your hikes in Italy!

Monte Rosa and Matterhorn

  • Big Mountain Landscapes
  • Best glaciers view
  • Great Services and Accomodation

Italian Alps Hiking

Lake Maggiore Region

A Small Sea among big mountains. Can you ask for something more? Great possibilities for your hiking in the Italian Alps!

Lake Maggiore Hiking Area

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

Italian Alps Hiking

Turin Alps Region

Authentic mountain life: culture, history and amazing wildlife and off the beaten track mountain area. Discover this pearl of the Italian Alps!

Turin Alps Hiking Area

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

Italian Alps Hiking

Langhe Region

This worldwide famous region of Piedmont has much more to offer than  Wine and Truffles. Crazy Alpine environment and beautiful Parks, almost unknown by the mass market tourism!

Langhe Alps Hiking Area

  • History and culture
  • Good services
  • Less crowded and wild

Italian Alps Hiking

Italian Riviera Area

Yes, even in the Seaside there are beautiful hikes. Where the Italian Alps meet the Italian Riviera, in the Mediterranean Sea. An amazing hiking opportunity!

Mediterranean Riviera Area

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