There are numerous options for nature lovers from hiking to cycling and skiing. So, here are some of the most famous outdoor adventures in Italy.
- Hiking in Dolomites. The Dolomites offer numerous activities, but the most accessible one is hiking which can be as easy or as difficult as you want. If you are an experienced hiker, try to take the ‘Iron way’ made with cables, bridges and ladders. It is recommended to approach this way with a guide as it is very dangerous.
- Camping in Puglia. Camping is a good idea, especially for budget travelers to visit Italy. Camping sites in Italy are available in almost every part of the country. In order to enjoy nature, it is recommended to camp in Lecce (Puglia region). Here you’ll find incredible forest and sea. There are also campers and mobile homes available for those who want more amenities.
- Cycling in Tuscany. The region boasts rolling hills and amazing nature as well as small carless cities. It is a good idea to take a wine tour by bike or visit UNESCO World Heritage listed cities like Florence, Siena, San Gimigrano and Pienza. It is noteworthy that hiking in Tuscany is not as easy as you may think so determine your level in advance.
- Skiing in Val d’Aosta. It is a good idea to head to Cervinia located in Val d’Aosta. This is one of the highest mountain resorts in Italy located at 3,500 meters altitude. The Cervinia offers a high-class resort town with reasonable prices.
- Cave exploring. It is recommended to visit the Grotte di Frasassi located in the Le Marche region, where you can find the most spectacular caves in Italy. Explore the stalactite and stalagmite formations in the multiple underground caverns.
- Scuba diving. One of the best places in Italy for scuba diving is Blue Grotto located on the island of Capri. The cave has an amazing blue-emerald colour which looks absolutely gorgeous.