The Best of Adventure Travel Italy
The appeal of Italy is enduring, countless travelers have been charmed by its mountains, art, landscapes, people and food.
You could ski and walk in the Alps then travel to Venice to explore its waterways before discovering the vineyards and Renaissance art and architecture of Tuscany, enjoying Florence and perhaps the famous Palio in Siena.
The capital, Rome, is the perfect city-break destination whilst on the coast head to Sorrento and its big-city-neighbour, Naples, where you will be able to visit Pompeii, join the wealthy on delightful Capriand climb Vesuvius.
If its volcanoes you seek you’ll find these and much, much more on the delightful island of Sicily, where you can walk on Mount Etna’s still-active slopes or embark on a cultural journey around some of the world’s most important ancient sites.
Italy has something for everyone and needs more than just one visit to discover its secrets.
One of the main areas for adventure travel in Italy is Tuscany. Still chic and delightful the advent of low-cost carriers flying into Pisa and Florence has put this incredible, must-see destination within the reach of all. Rolling fields, vineyards and cypress trees epitomize the landscape of Tuscany in the traveler’s mind’s-eye, and whilst this Chianti scenery is cherished the region has much more than just vineyards to discover.
Some highlights of adventure travel in Italy include food and wine tours in Tuscany, walking in the famed Chianti Classico area, horse riding in beautiful Chianti Rufina, cycling in Umbria and canyoning also in Tuscany.