Italy Hiking Discovery, a new 16-day multicity adventure through the Italian splendor from Discover Your Italy Tours, taking reservations now.
Yes: it’s a big, long trip. But there’s so much to see. We’ll give you some of the highlights below, and ways to prepare:
In the Amalfi Coast, you’ll… Take a private boat to the island of Capri, take a quick swim, visit hidden grottoes, climb the Path of the Gods to sniff out hidden caves.
Get ready by: Figuring out what a cave smells like.
In Rome, you’ll… Explore the ruins of Pompeii, have lunch at wine estates, crane your neck up at that Sistine Chapel.
Get ready by: Taking neck yoga classes.
In Chianti, you’ll… March through vineyards, poke into countryside hamlets, drink wine made at an all-female vineyard, sleep in a castle.
Get ready by: Bingeing on Game of Thrones.
In Liguria, you’ll… Hike up the craggy five-mile Cinque Terre, learn the secrets of good pesto, have a pleasant encounter with a waterfall.
Get ready by: You were born ready.