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Hiking in Trentino-South Tyrol

Trentino-South Tyrol is one of the most postcard-pretty places in Italy, and hiking is a fun and glorious way to explore this alluring and exquisite part of Europe.

The autonomous region of Trentino-South Tyrol is dominated by mountainous terrain, absolutely stunning and idyllic lakes, and vast tracts of tree-lined alpine forests. Most of the hiking is centred around the Carnic Alps, which provides sensational views and scenery at seemingly every turn, with challenging, rewarding and excellent hikes in abundance. Take a pick from our selection of hiking trips in Trentino-South Tyrol, and the beauty will take your breath away.

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The scenery of Trentino-South Tyrol has to be seen to be believed, as the tranquil and idyllic alpine lakes are framed by masses of lush green forest, rocky and mountainous terrain, and old, gorgeous castles and relics from its interesting past. The hiking trails aim to take in as much of this as possible, with long and winding paths traipsing through it all.


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Best time to visit

March-September, when there is no snowfall and the temperature is warm


Relatively mild for most of the year, with temperatures rarely getting below 5 degrees celsius

How to get there

Flights to Venice or Milan and then approximately a 1 hour drive to Trentino-South Tyrol. Alternatively most Italian and European trains stop at the two main stations of Trento and Rovereto

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The city of Trento, the capital of the region, is an excellent place to get to and start your trip before heading onwards to the hiking areas. Some of the hiking can be challenging, so being fit and in decent shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity. As Trentino-South Tyrol is an autonomous region, the villages, towns and cities are full of fascinating and rich histories and culture that have distinct and unique characteristics separate to Italy. The locals are very proud of this, and there are endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do

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