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Sentiero Italia

· 3 reviews · Long-Distance Hiking · Italy
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The longest long-distance hiking trail in the world is getting a revival – on the Sentiero Italia, Italy shows itself in all its diversity. With stamina and a lot of wanderlust, you will get to the most beautiful places in the country!
difficult
Distance 6,057.3 km
2049:10 h
300,000 m
300,000 m
3,261 m
-3 m

It starts with alpine scenery and ends with salty air by the azure sea. You can hardly dive deeper into the Italian landscape:

7,850 km

350,000 m elevation gain

20 regions

364 stages

The long-distance hiking trail runs through the whole of Italy. It runs from the Alps across the Apennines to Sardinia and Sicily, connecting not only many picturesque villages but also six UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites.

CAI President Vincenzo Torti on Sentiero Italia: "We have a dream to unite all of Italy in one big embrace, walking through the extraordinary places our country has to offer once you leave the paved roads."

You can find the individual stages at the Va' Sentiero project, which is dedicated to digitising the route. You can also support them directly on-site and accompany them on their way through Italy.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,261 m
Lowest point
-3 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Track types

Asphalt 2.67%Dirt road 3.03%Forested/wild trail 25.66%Path 16.70%Road 4.20%Ferry crossing 5.41%Traces of trail 0.01%Unknown 42.27%
Asphalt
162.2 km
Dirt road
183.9 km
Forested/wild trail
1,554.9 km
Path
1,011.9 km
Road
254.8 km
Ferry crossing
328 km
Traces of trail
0.9 km
Unknown
2,560.7 km
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Rest stops

Lis Neris
Castello di Spessa
Ristorante da 8
Ristorante Rifugio Sasso Piatto

Safety information

On this long long-distance trail, the signposting and marking of the paths is not always clear. Especially further south in Italy, precise planning and good map reading is a necessity.

Information on the current state of the individual stages can be found at the CAI (Club Alpino Italiano).

Tips and hints

https://www.vasentiero.org/en/home

Start

Trieste (5 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.601369, 13.721392
DMS
45°36'04.9"N 13°43'17.0"E
UTM
33T 400285 5050553
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Destination

Lungoni/Santa Teresa Gallura

Turn-by-turn directions

You can find the individual stages at the Va' Sentiero project

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
45.601369, 13.721392
DMS
45°36'04.9"N 13°43'17.0"E
UTM
33T 400285 5050553
w3w 
///frock.rugs.kingpin
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

trekking backpack (approx. 50 liters) with rain cover

sturdy and comfortable shoes

if necessary shoes/sandals to change

clothing adapted to the weather in a multi-layer principle

clothes for change

telescopic poles

sun and rain protection

Provisions and drinking water

First aid kit

Cell phone

Travel documents

Toilet bag and travel towel

If necessary, hut/camping equipment (tent, sleeping mat, sleeping bag, cooking equipment)

 

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Questions and answers

Question from Steve Hanson  · September 30, 2022 · Community
I am not clear on the trail difficulty letter ratings for the Sentiero Italia, and I don't see an explanation anywhere: E = easy?? EE= ?? T =?? Please explain. It might be a good idea to include it somewhere obvious on the page for the route. Thanks!
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Answered by Michael Thomas · December 01, 2022 · Community
T: Tourist path. Easy path or forest road, not very long, very evident not posing problems with bearing. E: Hiking, Path without technical difficulties on variable ground, even rough and bumpy and at time steep; can sometimes include prepared crossings which do not require special equipment; most of the paths in the Dolomites belong to this category. EE: for Expert Hikers. Marked path, over more treacherous ground, at altitudes even elevated, with open stretches which call for sure footing and no dizziness. Prepared stretches call for the correct equipment (karabiners, metal friction plates, harness and ropes). EEA: for Equipped Expert Hikers. These are routes and prepared paths with frequent open stretches , difficult also because they are long and high up; they call for the know how of safety measures (helmet, metal friction plates, ropes and karabiners). Using these aids must not make you forget that you are moving in a high mountain environment.

Rating

5.0
(3)
Klaus Hanenberg
September 30, 2022 · Community
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Hans-Peter Roth
May 06, 2022 · Community
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
6,057.3 km
Duration
2049:10 h
Ascent
300,000 m
Descent
300,000 m
Highest point
3,261 m
Linear route Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Botanical highlights Flora and fauna

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