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Dolomite Walking Guides
£14.99 Dolomites - Complete guide with 35 long & short walks - Sunflower Guide Order
£14.99 Trekking in the Dolomites AV1 - 121km, 6-11 days, Altitude gain:7,200m - Knife Edge Guide   (includes 1/25 000 mapping from Tabacco, accommodation listing and route variants & much more)  Order
£16.95 Treks in the Dolomites - Alta Via 1 & 2 - Cicerone Press Guide
This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for walking the popular Alta Via routes 1 and 2 across the Dolomites. The AV1 is 120km long over 11 day stages and is ideal for beginners to Alpine walking whereas the AV2 covers 160km in 13 days and is undeniably longer and more strenuous. The more demanding AV3-6 routes are also outlined
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£16.95 Walking in The Dolomites - 28 Multi Day Routes - Cicerone Press
Any one of these 28 fabulous multi-day walks makes for a memorable holiday in Italy's breathtaking Dolomite mountains. Everything from a stroll through woods and meadows to family routes, steep rocky zigzag passages and hands-on clambers is covered. Breathtaking alpine scenery, well-graded paths, excellent mountain refuges, good access from centres.
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£14.95 Shorter Walks in the Dolomites - Cicerone Press Guide
40 walks in the Dolomites – from around 3 miles to full-day excursions – in both the high mountains and valleys. The region boasts vast expanses of forest, high-altitude rockscapes and seas of wild flowers. Its extensive network of paths links the numerous mountain huts of the region.
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£17.95 Via Ferrata's of the Italian Dolomites - Vol.1 - North, Central & East - Cicerone Press Guide
Covers the North, Central and Eastern Dolomites, across an area stretching from Val di Fassa to Auronzo. These protected routes provide exhilarating views and exposure. The guide sets the routes out according to strategic valley bases. Routes are graded for both technical difficulty and for ‘seriousness’, indicating the mountain terrain and commitment involved.
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£17.95 Via Ferrata's of the Italian Dolomites - Vol.2 - Southern Dolomites, Brenta & Lake Garda - Cicerone Press Guide
Southern Dolomites' Via Ferrata routes in the major mountain ranges of Civetta, Schiara and Pala as well as those to the west in the Brenta. Also around the northern end of Lake Garda and the Piccole Dolomites north of Vicenza, where the mountains are generally lower and have some routes accessible for most of the year.
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Walking Guides
£18.99 The ALPINE 4000m PEAKS -  by the Classic Routes - Cordee Order
£12.00 Across the Eastern Alps: E5 route - From Lake Constance to Verona - Cicerone Press Guide
This well established 600km route encounters passes up to 2900m, and takes about 30 days.  The guide covers the complete route described in graded daily stages, background information, including points of interest along the route from spectacular geological sites to First World War remains
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£22.50 Walking in the ALPS (Kev Reynolds) Paperback - Cicerone Press
Second edition of this classic guide by Britain's leading authority on the Alps. Suggests many thousands of possible routes, and covers the range from the Maritime Alps of southern France to the Julian Alps of Slovenia. Walks vary from undemanding to long and tough, and everything in between.
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£14.95 100 Hut Walks in the Alps - Routes for day and multi-day walks - Cicerone Press
100 walks based around the excellent network of Alpine huts – from southern France, through Switzerland, Austria and Italy to Slovenia. The huts range from simple unmanned shelters to mountain inns with hot showers and restaurant. Day- and multi-day walks, and suggestions for hut-to-hut tours.
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£16.95 Walks & Treks in the Maritime Alps - Cicerone Press Guide
   The first English-language walking and trekking guide to the Maritime Alps, on the border of Italy and France. 18 walks and 6 treks including a 5-day traverse of the Parc National du Mercantour and a 7-day traverse of the Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime, written by Alpine expert Gillian Price. Great for novice walkers and seasoned trekkers
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£16.95 Walking in Abruzzo - Cicerone Press Guide
    First English-language guide to walking in Abruzzo, in the Apennine mountains centred on Sulmona and between L’Aquila and Castel de Sangro, one of Italy's wildest regions with 3 national parks and 1 regional park. 30 day and half-day walks including an ascent of Como Grande, on Gran Sasso, the highest point in Italy outside the Alps.
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£14.99 Alpe Adria - 750km hiking route through the mountains of Austria, Slovenia & Italy - Bradt Guide Order
£14.95 Trekking the Appenines - Cicerone Press Guide
  Guidebook to the Grand Apennines Trek, or Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA). Through Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna and two National Parks, this 400km, 23 day trail explores the mountains, forests and hills of central Italy. Suitable for a range of walkers, it can be split into shorter sections or day walks if needed.

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£15.95 The Tour of the Bernina - 9 day tour in Switzerland & Italy and the tour of Italys Valmalenco - Cicerone Press Guide

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£14.95 Walking in Italys Cinque Terre - Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola & Riomaggiore - Cicerone Press Guide Order
£12.99 Cinque Terre and the Riviera di Levante - Sunflower Guide walks for all abilities

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£14.95 Cortina d'Ampezzo - Walking guide, 26 walks in the Ampezzo basin Order
     
£15.00 Alpine Ski Mountaineering - Volume 1-West (France, Italy & Switzerland) - Cicerone Press Guide
The Classic Haute Route, the traverse between Chamonix and Zermatt, is described in this guide, which also brings together a selection of the finest high-level ski tours in the Western Alps in areas as diverse as the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mt Blanc, Valais and Urner Alps.
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£15.00 Alpine Ski Mountaineering - Volume 2-Central & Eastern (Switzerland & Austria) - Cicerone Press Guide
Some of the finest ski tours of the central and eastern Alps; hut-to-hut tours that explore the Bernese, Urner, Albula and Bernina Alps of Switzerland, as well as classic tours through the Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai and Ortler regions of Austria and Italy.
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£12.99 Landscapes of the Italian Lakes - Sunflower Guide
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£10.99 Walking in the Central Italian Alps - Cicerone Press
The Vinschgau, Stelvio National Park, Ortler group and Adamello Nature Park regions between Lake Garda and the Swiss and Austrian borders. 33 routes from half-day to full day and multi-day treks.
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£14.95 Walking Lake Como & Maggiore - Day walks in the Italian Lakes - Cicerone Press Guide Order
     
£14.95 Walking Lake Garda & Iseo - Cicerone Press Guide Order
     
£16.95 Trekking The Giants' Trail - Cicerone Press Guide
  Guidebook to trekking Italy's Alta Via 1 - a 180km trail through the Italian Alps, following the northern flank of the Aosta Valley from Donnas to Courmayeur.  Nicknamed the Giants'Trail, the route offers fantastic views of the Alpine giants: Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa.  With travel advice and accommodation listings.
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£18.99 GTA Grande Traversata delle Alpi - Through the Piedmont to the Mediterranean (65 Stages) - Rother Guide
  With a range of about 900 kilometres and 65,000 vertical metres spread over approximately 65 Stages, the GTA is a real challenge for long-distance trekkers and, considering the total time required, is not recommended to tackle in a single attempt. Consequently, this Rother Walking Guide is divided into weekly sections, with public transport readily available at the starting points and destinations.
The authors, Iris Kürschner and Dieter Haas, have reconnoitred the Western Alps and the routes crossing through them for many years. In this guide, they wish to share their experiences, provide precise descriptions of the Stages and pass on a treasure trove of information concerning the infrastructure, as well as the worthwhile sights and interesting facts which are met along the way. Maps with the courses of the routes drawn in, pertinent and descriptive height profiles, and GPS tracks for downloading have all been provided to supplement this guide, creating an indispensable companion for trekkers traversing the Alps along the GTA
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£16.95 The Gran Paradiso - Cicerone Press
Description of the Alta Via 2 Trek and a range of 28 walks from gentle strolls to full scale traverses of the region. The Gran Paradiso is a protected national park. It is accessible from France and northern Italy. A range of deep valleys and passes give excellent walking. Refuge and valley accommodation is plentiful
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£15.95 Tour of Monte Rosa - A Trekking Guide - Cicerone Press Guide
Situated on the Swiss Italian frontier, Monte Rosa is spectacular from all angles. The Tour of Monte Rosa is an adventure, challenging and very varied, taking a high route around the massif. Monte Rosa claims ten separate summits over 4000m, and in areas of true wilderness on this tour walkers will experience a sense of remoteness rarely found in the Alps.  The trek is divided into ten day-stages, Incl. Saas Fee, Zermatt and the Europaweg trail, the guide includes a glossary, and lists of tourist offices and mountain huts, the author is a qualified Accompagnateur en Montagne 
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£12.95 Pennine Alps - Italian Touring Route - West Col Guide  (Ed. 2001)
Martigny to Macugnaga & Zermatt by the High Cols
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£14.95 Italys Sibillini National Park - Cicerone Press
  The first English-language guidebook to walking and trekking in Italy's Sibillini National Park includes the GAS, Grande Anello dei Sibillini, 8-day trek. Easily reached from the airports on the Adriatic coast and from Rome, the Monti Sibillini belong to the Appenine chain that straddles the Marche and Umbria, and will become a popular walking destination.
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£14.95 Walking Italian Lakes - Cicerone Press Guide
  This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 48 day walks around the stunning Italian lakes of Maggiore, Como, Iseo and Garda. The walks range from easy, leisurely strolls for beginners to more strenuous routes up panoramic peaks. Each walk varies in length from 2 to 13 miles and offers varying terrain to suit all walkers.
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£15.95 The Karnischer Hohenweg - Carnic Peace Trail (Austria & Italy) - Cicerone Press Guide
English-language guidebook to the Karnischer Höhenweg, a 170km waymarked hut-to-hut trek along the border between Italy and Austria. Also known as the Carnic Peace Trail, it runs west to east along the Ridge of the Carnic Alps, the site of the WW1 front line. With information on planning your trip, accommodation and the history of the area.

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£  8.99 Naples & Amalfi Coast - Insight Step by Step - 12 tailor-made itineraries Order
£14.95 Walking on the Amalfi Coast - Cicerone Press Guide
   A Gillian Price guide to walking the Sorrento Peninsula, Amalfi Coast and Monti Lattari, from Positano, Sorrento and Amalfi, and also the islands of Capri and Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, Europe. 30 graded day walks for all abilities. A UNESCO World Heritage site crossed by a network of ancient mule tracks and great public transport links.
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£12.99 Landscapes of Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast - Sunflower Guide  Order
£16.95 Walking in Italys Stelvio National Park - Cicerone Press guide
The 38 walks in this guidebook explore the renowned Stelvio National Park in the Italian Rhaetian Alps. This area borders the Dolomites to the east and Switzerland to the west, and offers a wide variety of summertime day walks on well-maintained and signposted paths, linking a network of picturesque villages and hospitable mountain refuges.
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£16.95 Trekking the Way of St Francis - Cicerone Press Guide
Guidebook to walking the Way of St Francis, Via di Francesco. 550km pilgrimage from Florence, through Assisi to Rome through Central Italy visiting key sites from the saint's life. Described in 28 stages, the guide to the month-long route includes detailed maps, profiles and information about all the shrines, churches and towns along the way.
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£12.99 Tuscany Landscapes of.... - Sunflower Guide
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£16.95 Walking in Tuscany - Cicerone Press Guide
50 walks through Tuscany, Umbria and Latium, ranging from brief strolls to a five-day trek (the Chianti Trail). Includes the wild Chianti ridge, city walks through Perugia, Orvieto and Volterra, and day walks on the beautiful island of Elba and along the unspoilt coast around Orbetello.
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£12.99 Landscapes of Umbria - Sunflower Guide
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£16.95 Walking in Umbria - 40  walks in the 'green heart' of Italy - Cicerone Press Guide
This guidebook describes 40 walks in Umbria, among the ancient towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. Known as the 'green heart' of Italy, the region of Umbria is home to hills reaching up to the Apennines and Sibillini mountains, as well as ancient villages, Roman and Etruscan ruins, dense woodland and nature reserves.
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£25.00 The Via Francigena - Gran San Bernado to Rome on foot.  45 stages in Valled'Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagne, Liguria, Tuscany & Lazio  (Softback)

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£32.00 La Via Francigena - Cartografia e GPS - Monica D'Atti e Franco Cinti   (English & Italian Text)  - Terre di Mezzo Guide
  900 km on foot - Piemonte, Lombardia, Emilia, Toscana e Lazio
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£16.95 Via Francigena (Pilgrim Trail Canterbury to Rome) Vol 2: The Great St.Bernard Pass to Rome (Swiss-Italian Border) - Cicerone Press Guide Order

 

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