What to expect

Italy has 19 trails including difficult, medium, and extra difficult trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Via Peuceta and the one with the least climb is the Via Alpina - Yellow Trail. The longest trail is Via Alpina - Red Trail at 2520 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 36 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Cinque Terre Coastal Trail a t 29.7 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Dolomiten - Höhenweg, Via Alpina - Blue Trail, Camino Delle Dolomiti, Cammino Celeste, and Alta Via Valmalenco.