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Walking Lake Garda and Iseo

Day walks in the Italian Lakes

Guidebook to 20 day walks around the majestic Italian lakes of Garda and Iseo. The routes, which range from leisurely strolls to more strenuous routes up panoramic peaks, offer something to suit all walkers. Invaluable practical information about public transport, accommodation and walking kit is included, together with a handy Italian glossary.

Seasons

spring through to autumn are best, although the lakes' mild climate makes them suitable for year-round walking. In midsummer head for the mountain altitude routes while in winter, when snow may cover the high peaks, stick to the lower walks

Centres

Malcesine, Riva del Garda, Limone, Gargnano on Lago di Garda. Iseo and Lovere on Lago d'Iseo

Difficulty

walks range from easy lakeside strolls to rambles across mountainsides and exciting paths to superbly panoramic peaks. Graded 1 to 3, catering for everyone

Must See

Malcesine and the cable-car to Monte Baldo for breathtaking views and wildflowers. Monte Telegrafo. Campione and the canyons. Limone and lakefront lemon orchards. Spectacular Strada del Ponale from Riva di Garda. Monte Brione and historic military forts. Tremosine ancient stone stairway. Lago d'Iseo's Monteisola and Lovere
ISBN
9781786310248
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Published
Published
11 Apr 2019
Edition
First
Pages
128
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x .80cm
Weight
150g
Overview

A guidebook to 20 day walks around Lakes Garda and Iseo. Exploring the dramatic scenery of the Italian lakes, the walks are suitable for beginner and experienced walkers alike.

Walks range from 5 to 13km (3–8 miles) and can be enjoyed in 2–5 hours. Walks have been graded from 1 to 3 allowing you to choose routes suitable for your ability.

  • Sketch maps are included for each walk
  • Detailed information on accommodation, public transport and wildlife
  • Highlights include Monte Baldo and Monteisola

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By Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy, and Corsica, and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) and Mountain Wilderness.

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