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Mountain Climbing in the Italian Alps

Italy is a diverse and beautiful country, with mountainous alpine terrain in the North and truly gorgeous valleys and coastline in the South and its Mediterranean Islands. Mountain climbing is an exciting and thrilling way to explore the loveliness of the Italian countryside and mountains.

Italy is a passionate, exciting and stunning place, with its picture-perfect countryside, sumptuous mountain ranges, coastline and beaches, buzzing cities and friendly people. The food and drink it produces is unbeatable, and millions of people fall in love with the country every year. Mountain climbing on the peaks of Italy’s mountain ranges is one of the most unique and fantastic ways to explore, discover and uncover the magnificent scenery it has to offer, with the world famous Italian Alps in the North proving to be one of the best mountain climbing spots in Europe. Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips in Italy, and prepare to be wowed!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Italy

The landscape, scenery and terrain in Italy is renowned as some of the most stunning in Europe, with mountains, lakes, valleys, beaches and forests stretching from the North to the South and in to the Mediterranean. This diversity ensures that mountain climbing is never boring, with the sights, sounds and delights of the countryside providing some truly spectacular views from high up on the mountains.


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Best time to visit

June - October, when the weather is warmest and conditions driest


Northern parts of Italy tend to be much colder in Winter, with the South enjoying warmer weather for most of the year. Summer is hot in most parts of the country

How to get there

Flights to Rome, Florence, Milan, Naples from all major European and international hubs, with flights to the Mediterranean Islands from other European destinations. Easy access by car, train or bus overland from neighbouring countries

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The regions that make up Italy are all very diverse in their cultures, traditions and customs, especially between the North and the South. Try and sample and experience these cultural differences when travelling around. Some of the mountain climbing can be extremely tough and challenging, so please have a good level of fitness and prior experience before undertaking

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