Italy has 5 trails including extra difficult, difficult, and medium difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Alta Via 2 and the one with the least climb is Cinque Terre Coastal Trail. The longest trail is Alta Via 2 at 173 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 13 days. For a shorter adventure you can try Cinque Terre Coastal Trail at 29.7 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Alta Via Valmalenco, Cinque Terre Coastal Trail, Via degli Abati, Alta Via 1, and Alta Via 2.