Useful links for Italy
Nature / Hiking
- Grande Traversata delle Alpi –
Information about two topics:
One, the Grande Traversata delle Alpi, a long-distance hiking trail in the Western Italian alps from Piemonte to Liguria, almost at the sea.
Two, information about the Sesia valley in North-Eastern Piemonte, geographically close to Switzerland, but unfortunately rather far to travel.
- In Val Grande –
Information on hiking the Val Grande national park, including a useful overview of the huts.
- Wiki Cannobina –
Information on the Valle Cannobina, sidevalley of the Valle Vigezzo (Centovalli) leading to the Lago Maggiore. Hiking-oriented.
- Rifugi on Lombardia.it –
List and map of all the mountain huts in Lombardia.
- Sentieri a Levante –
Information on hiking trails in Liguria in the area of Sestri Levante (halfway between La Spezia and Genova).
- Distrotto Laghi –
General touristic information on the Distretto Laghi, comprised of the big Alpine lakes in Italy (Lago Maggiore, etc.).
- Geoportale Nazionale –
National geo portal. Obviously not made for general end users, but can contain useful imagery and information.
- Adrian Oesch's hut lists –
Map overlays with huts and trails for Ticino, Wallis and Piemont and Lombardia. One of them the old alpi-ticinesi.ch (now offline) list of huts.
- My list of huts/overnight stays in Southern Ticino –
From research on several websites, my personal list of touristic huts or other possibilities to stay overnight in Southern Ticino and surrounding Italy.
- See also the Switzerland page, which includes huts in Ticino, which can be just across the border or at one day's distance.
Experiences from a little trip to Rome in May 2022.
- Concerti a Roma –
Huge list of all concerts in Rome, Italy.
- Latta - Fermenti e Miscele –
Bar with different interesting self-fermented drinks.
- Retrobottega –
Upper class restaurant with an interesting even vegetarian menu.
- Gelateria Torce –
Creative ice cream place with a huge selection and exotic tastes.
- Pizzeria La Gatta Mangiona –
Good pizzeria with creative takes on pizza.
- Pizzeria Bonci –
Take-away pizzeria with crazy and good tastes, but long waiting time.
- EUR –
"Esposizione Universale Roma", a whole district erected for the 1942 world exposition. Huge collection of fascist architecture. Listed here because it does not get touristic attention, but for architecture fans it is a great place to see.