128 Mountain Peaks to explore in Italy
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The Aiguille du Goûter is a mountain of the Mont Blanc massif: located under the highest Dôme du Goûter, it is located along the normal French ascent route to Mont Blanc and just below the summit the Goûter Refuge. the summit is accessible from the Nid d'Aigle station of the Tramway du Mont.
The Aiguille Noire de Peuterey is an entirely rocky summit of the Mont Blanc Alps 3773 meters high. It is located on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc Massif. The mountain is located between the Brenva Glacier and the Freney Glacier. Les Dames Anglaises separates it from the higher Aiguille Blanche de Peuterey. It represents the first part of the Peuterey ridge, which starts from the plateau of Val Veny at an altitude of 1500 - 1600 meters and rises, with various peaks, to the very summit of M
The Cinquemiglia plateau was a mountain community comprising the upper valley of the Sangro river and the Maggiore plateau. The territory of the mountain community was largely included in the national park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. It also included the major ski resorts in central- southern Italy : Pescocostanzo , Rivisondoliand Roccaraso , which was later added to that of Pescasseroli.
The Central Apennines are characterized by a rich diversity of ecosystems and wildlife. Among the most important habitats are its beech woods, open hillsides and alpine grasslands. The Apennines is the second main mountain range of Italy and stretches for hundreds of kilometers from the north to the south along the Country’s main axis. These mountains are one of the last refuges of the big European predators such as the Italian wolf and the marsican brown bear, now extinct in the rest of Centra
The Aventine Hill is one of the seven hills on which Ancient Rome was built. The legend recounts that Romulus had the idea to build a city on the Palatine Hill and his brother Remus thought the Aventine Hill was the right place where to start construction of a city. The Aventino is ringed with very important churches, monasteries, and the one thing tourists come to see while missing the rest: the Knights of Malta keyhole in Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta.
The Balmenhorn is a 4,167 m listed elevation belonging to the Monte Rosa massif in the Pennine Alps. It is particularly known because on its summit there is the Felice Giordano bivouac and the majestic statue of Christ of the Peaks. It can be seen along the road that leads from Capanna Giovanni Gnifetti to Capanna Regina Margherita. It is not commonly listed among the Alpine peaks higher than 4000 meters because it does not meet all the criteria to be considered a peak in its own right.
The Janiculum is a Roman hill, overlooking the right bank of the Tiber, whose maximum height is 88 meters, not included in the group of seven traditional hills. The eastern slope slopes down towards the river and at the base is the historic district of Trastevere, while the western one, less steep, is the oldest part of the modern district of Monteverde; to the south-west of the hill is Villa Doria Pamphili, while on its eastern slopes are the botanical gardens of Rome and the Regina Coeli priso
The Mount Botte Donato is the highest peak of the ' plateau of Sila, located in Sila Grande, in the town of Manco Country, halfway between Lake Arvo and Lake Blindness. During the winter, with the presence of ski lifts and the four ski slopes that make up the Cavaliere di Lorica complex, the place becomes an attraction for tourists, coming from all over Italy, but also from Europe. From the top, in particular, you can see Etna and Aspromonte to the south and Pollino to the north.
Campidoglio is also known as Monte Capitolino, is one of the seven hills on which Rome was founded. Its height is 48 m asl on the Arx, 35.9 m asl in the Asylum, and 44.7 m asl on the Capitolium proper. The Campidoglio is also the representative office of the municipality of Rome. According to the historian Tacitus, the Campidoglio, as well as the underlying Roman Forum, were added to the square Rome of Romulus by Tito Tazio.
Campo Felice is a beautiful karstic plateau in the central Appennines, included in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, central Italy. It is geographically bounded by the Velino-Sirente chain, with the other plains of Piani di Pezza and Altopiano delle Rocche located nearby. Campo Felice is situated at some 1500 m above the sea level, and has the shape of a basin. Vegetation is scarce, mostly composed by beech woods in the surrounding mountains slopes.
Campo Imperatore is a mountain grassland or a large plateau at over 1,500m above sea level. It is about 30km long and just under 10km wide and is overlooked by the tallest peak of the Gran Sasso National Park, the Corno Grande. The area is most popular for its winter skiing, though it’s lovely to walk or drive here during the warmer months.
Mount Cevedale is a mountain of the Alps of the Ortles-Cevedale Group, in the southern Rhaetian Alps, on the border between Lombardy to the west and Trentino-Alto Adige to the east. Mountaineering history indicates the first ascent to the minor peak of Cevedale on 13 August 1864, by E. Mojsisowicz and S.Janiger from the north side, starting from the "Passo del Cevedale". The ascent to the main summit is dated 7 September 1865 by J. Payer, J. Pinggerra, and J. Reinstadler.
The Monte dei Cappuccini is a hill of 325 m above sea level , located in the city of Turin , about 200 meters from the shore right side of the Po , in the district Borgo Po . It is very close to the historic center , near the Vittorio Emanuele I bridge , which gives access to Piazza Vittorio Veneto . On it, stands the convent and the Baroque church of Santa Maria al Monte , entrusted to the Capuchin friars , hence the name. The hill also houses, in the south wing of the convent, the National Mo
The Cima di Monte Bolza is a mountain of the Gran Sasso d'Italia in the Apennines. It is the highest and eastern tip of a ridge with two peaks, the Cima di Monte Bolza and the Monte Bolza, this is the western tip of the ridge two kilometers away. This mountain with two peaks lies alone in the south of the high plateau Campo Imperatore. The peaks are climbed a lot as they offer a magnificent view of the Corno Grande, the highest peak of the Gran Sasso, up close.
The Cinque Torri are a small mountain complex that is part of the Nuvolau group, within the Ampezzo Dolomites, north-west of San Vito di Cadore and south-west of Cortina d'Ampezzo. The Cinque Torri, like all the mountain formations in the area, is made up of Dolomia rock, with a particular pale gray color. The complex is made up of five rock spurs and a maximum altitude of 2,361 m asl.
Circeo Mountain is an isolated promontory on the southwestern coast of Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea, just northwest of the Gulf of Gaeta. About 33 square miles are preserved as a national park that is notable for its flora. The entire coast of Lazio, on which the mountain and the marsh are located, was a chain of barrier islands that were formed on a horst and made part of the mainland by sedimentation of the intervening graben.
The Civetta is a mountain group belonging to the Zoldo Dolomites, located in the province of Belluno, which separates the Val di Zoldo from the Agordino, framing the characteristic village of Alleghe. In the mountaineering environment, it is called "the wall of the walls", on which some very famous routes run, including the Solleder-Lettembauer, the Philip-Flamm, the via di 5 di Valmadrera and other itineraries of high mountaineering difficulty.
The Comacchio Valleys are a vast protected wetland area located in Emilia-Romagna, between the provinces of Ravenna and Ferrara, south of the Po Delta and north of the Romagna Riviera, constituting one of the largest wetlands in Italy. Formed by 4 valleys: Lido di Magnavacca, Fossa di Porto, Valle Campo, and Fattibello, they extend geographically from Comacchio to the riverReno.
The Montes de la Maddalena is an Italian mountain range, declared a Site of Community Importance. Located in a southern position, southwest with respect to the city of Potenza, the area of the Pierfaone, Volturino and Viggiano mountains constitutes, together with the Maddalena Mountains, a complex mountain system, a true spine of the Lucanian Apennines. One of the good trekking destinations and also the views from here are truly breathtaking.