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Trail Running in Italy: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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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. Trail running is a rewarding and revealing way to explore the loveliness of the Italian countryside.

Italy is a passionate, exciting and stunning place, with its picture-perfect countryside, sumptuous 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. Trail running around the great outdoors of Italy is one of the most unique and fantastic ways to explore, discover and uncover the magnificent scenery it has to offer, from the Alps in the North to the Mediterranean paradise of Sardinia. Take a pick from our selection of trail running trips in Italy, and prepare to be wowed!

Trail Running in Italy

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FAQs: Trail Running in Italy

What should I know about Trail Running Italy?

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 trail running can be extremely tough and challenging, especially in warmer places, so please train and prepare appropriately before attempting these trips.

Italy can get very hot in Summer, with temperatures often going over 30 degrees celsius, so please pack and wear the right clothing so as not to overheat.

Why should I choose Italy for my Trail Running adventure?

Gorgeous Scenery

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 trail running is never boring, with the sights, sounds and delights of the countryside providing some truly spectacular views.

The Culture

Italy is one of the most culturally rich countries on earth, with its immense history and superb architecture providing seemingly endless things to see and do. Cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan provide all the museums, theatres, restaurants and beautiful buildings one can ever want, with the Mediterranean Islands and the South providing a more traditional and relaxed way of life. The food and drink throughout the whole country is also sublime.

The People

Italian people are known throughout the world for their passion, romance, joy and friendliness, and most people who visit experience this in abundance. The people love to talk, and are incessantly friendly with strangers and friends alike. Try and experience a meal or drink with some locals to see how great Italian hospitality is.

What can I expect from the weather in Italy?

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.

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How can I get to Italy?

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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What’s the high season for Trail Running in Italy?

April-October, when the weather is warmer.

What people are saying about Trail Running | Italy



Well organized tour of the TDS course. Amazing views await even if you’re not planning to run the race



Great experience, but definitely favored toward elite runners. One of our guides, JC, was amazing. He cared about every runner. The other guide seemed only to care for the elites (and himself). On top of Col des Montets, I asked if we had time to put on warm layers. The guide said "of course," but then quickly proceeded to run off with the entire group while I stood bare and freezing with my gear unpacked. Total lack of consideration for the well-being of his runners. Otherwise a great tour.



Great trip. Good balanced program, valuable tips from experienced guide and breathtaking environment.



Ha sido una experiencia inolvidable. El lugar es impresionante y el grupo de personas con el que compartí la semana eran majísimas. Los alojamientos y la comida han estado muy bien. La guía Carol excepcional. Muy simpática, atenta y con extensos conocimientos sobre la actividad a realizar y la zona. Totalmente recomendable. En cuanto pueda repetiré.



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