The Alps is an impressive mountain range that occupies ten countries in Europe. Some of the most beautiful and unforgettable places in the world are to be found on its foothills and mountaintops. There is something wonderful awaiting the intrepid traveler in the Alps.
The Italian Alps is an excellent location for hiking especially with Alpenwild designated trekking areas. The city of Turin in the West Alps is a great place to start. In the Northern Alps, the Dolomites is an incomparable site. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is still part of the Alps, but its unique features will make you think you are in a fantastical location.
When you decide to go on foot in these mountains, there is one fabulous scenery after another. It is quite impossible to pinpoint one best area in the Alpine environment, so it if is your first time, you might as well enjoy the journey and worry less about where to go exactly. Nevertheless, maps are available online, and you find out with a cursory search which places come most highly recommended.
By the lake
Many holidaymakers choose Lake Como as their vacation spot in Italy. Not all of them are hoping for a glimpse of George Clooney, who spends his holidays there. The shoreline is lined with villas, and villages with breathtaking architecture are just a few minutes’ drive away. If you do not feel like mixing with the glamorous crowd, spend your holiday at Lago Blu instead. The Blue Lake sits at the border between Switzerland and Italy. You will find great satisfaction staring at the reflection of the Matterhorn on its crystal surface.
Lastly, if you have to choose a couple of towns to visit to experience alpine beauty and hospitality, then put Veneto and Bressanone on your list. You can spend quiet days in these towns, or enjoy every sight and sound they have to offer. Are you ready to finalize the itinerary?