Shorter Walks in the Dolomites

Shorter Walks in the Dolomites

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A fully-updated second edition of a popular guide to short walks, suitable for summer walking, in the Dolomite mountains of northeastern Italy, just across the border from Austria and easily reached from Verona, Treviso, Venice and Innsbruck airports. The guide describes 50 walks, graded from easy to strenuous, and varying in length from 3 mile strolls to full-day expeditions. The Dolomites are blessed with vast forests, high-altitude rocky landscapes and seas of beautiful wildflowers and the range is now a designated Unesco World Heritage Site encompassing a national park - Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi - and several other protected areas. Highlights include the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Civetta, the Piz Boe circuit on the Sella massif and the Sentiero delle Odle. This guide offers something for every walking ability and preference, and includes all the background and planning information you need to plan a trip, including an Italian-German-English glossary and a list of accommodation providers and websites and details of all rifugios on or near the routes.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 120 x 172 x 18mm | 320g
  • Cicerone Press
  • Cumbria, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 50 colour maps and over 100 colour photos
  • 1852846585
  • 9781852846589
  • 69,143

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About Gillian Price

Gillian Price lives in Venice, only two hours from the Dolomites. She is steadily exploring all of Italy and bringing its mountain ranges to life in a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Gillian is an active member of both the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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