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Alpe-Adria Trail : From the Alps to the Adriatic - Hiking through Austria, Slovenia & Italy - Bradt Travel Guide

Alpe-Adria Trail

From the Alps to the Adriatic - Hiking through Austria, Slovenia & Italy

Paperback Published: 1st June 2016
ISBN: 9781784770280
Number Of Pages: 320

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This is the first English-language guide to the epic new 750-km hiking route through the mountains of Austria, Slovenia and Italy, from the foot of the Grossglockner (at 3,798m, the highest peak in Austria and the Eastern Alps) to Muggia near Trieste on the Adriatic coast. Detailed maps and route descriptions for all 43 stages of the route are included, with a clear breakdown of time, distance and ascent for each stage. Published in a small, handy-sized format which is easy to pack and carry, it is written by an expert who has authored over half a dozen hiking guides and who specialises in Eastern and Central Europe.

He has been a regular visitor to the borderlands of Slovenia, Austria and Italy for over 15 years, as well as living for two years in neighbouring Croatia. The Alpe-Adria route is well marked, relatively easy to walk and is suitable for hikers of all abilities as well as families - a point which is emphasised in the guide. The route takes in spectacular, unspoilt mountain scenery, alpine lakes, rolling coastal hills, beautiful villages and several national parks and nature reserves. An introduction covering the history, wildlife, flora and geography of the area is included, along with accommodation details for each stage and information on local public transport, culture, food and language.

About the Author

Rudolf Abraham is an award-winning travel writer and photographer specialising in Eastern and Central Europe. He has been a regular visitor to the borderlands of Slovenia, Austria and Italy for over 15 years, and lived for two years in neighbouring Croatia. He is the author of more than half a dozen hiking guides (including the first English language guidebooks to hiking in Croatia and Montenegro) as well as several other books, and has contributed to many more, including several books on art and architecture. His work is published widely in magazines.

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1: Background information Chapter 2: Practical information PART TWO: THE ROUTE ST01: Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Hohe - Heiligenblut ST02: Heiligenblut - Dollach ST03: Dollach - Marterle ST04: Marterle - Stall ST05: Stall - Innerfragant ST06: Innerfragant - Mallnitz ST07: Mallnitz - Obervellach ST08: Obervellach - Danielsberg ST09: Danielsberg - Huhnersberg ST10: Huhnersberg - Gmund ST11: Gmund - Seeboden ST12: Seeboden - Millstatter Alpe ST13: Millstatter Alpe - Dobriach ST14: Dobriach - Langalmtal ST15: Langalmtal - Falkerthaus/Larchenhutte ST16: Falkerthaus/Larchenhutte - Bad Kleinkirchheim ST17: Bad Kleinkirchheim - Arriach ST18: Arriach - Gerlitzen Alpe ST19: Gerlitzen Alpe - Ossiach ST20: Ossiach - Velden ST21: Velden - Faaker See / Baumgartnerhohe ST22: Baumgartnerhohe - Kranjska Gora ST23: Kranjska Gora - Trenta ST24: Trenta - Bovec ST25: Bovec - Dreznica (Kobarid) ST26: Dreznica (Kobarid) - Tolmin ST27: Tolmin - Tribil di Sopra ST28: Tribil di Sopra (Stregna) - Cividale ST29: Cividale - Breg bei Golo Brdo ST30: Breg pri Golem Brdu - Smartno ST31: Smartno - Cormons ST32: Cormons - Gradisca ST33: Gradisca d'Isonzo - Duino ST34: Duino - Prosecco ST35: Prosecco/Prosek - Lipica ST36: Lipica - San Dorligo della Valle / Dolina ST37: San Dorligo della Valle - Muggia Circular route ST1: Faaker See / Baumgartnerhohe - Warmbad Circular route ST2: Warmbad - Feistritz / Gail Circular route ST3: Feistritz / Gail - Valbruna Circular route ST4: Valbruna - Tarvis Circular route ST5: Tarvis - Rifugio Zacchi Circular route ST6: Rifugio Zacchi - Krajnska Gora Circular route ST7: Kranjska Gora - Faaker See / Baumgartnerhohe PART THREE: APPENDICES Route summary Further reading Language/glossary Websites/further info

ISBN: 9781784770280
ISBN-10: 1784770280
Series: Bradt Travel Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st June 2016
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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