Best Backpacking in Italy

Looking for the best backpacking in Italy? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Italy. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Backpack La Via Degli Dei: The Path of the Gods

    Make the usual 30 minute train ride from Bologna to Florence last five beautiful days by traversing and camping in the Apennine Mountain Range.The Path of the Gods begins in the main piazza of the ancient Italian city of Bologna (61 m/200 ft above...

    75.8 miles 196.9 ft gain

  • Hike the Tre Cime Di Lavaredo Loop

    The famous Italy Dolomites are littered with numerous great hikes to showcase them, however, this trail is the cream of the crop. It will not disappoint. You have the option of hiking up to Rifugio Auronzo from Misurina, which is detailed out here...

    6.3 miles 1105 ft gain

  • Hike to Gattascosa hut and Camoscellahorn

    The path that I'm suggesting here can be completed in full if you feel trained for a climb of 1000m but it can also be cut in half at the Monscera pass if you prefer something simpler and lighter. In any case, your excursion will give you great re...

    4.2 miles 3290.7 ft gain

  • Croda Da Lago Circut

    Brass Tax Hiking tracks: 437, 434, 435 Distance: 7.8 miles  / 12.5 km  - 759 meter elevation change. Time: 7+ hours Difficulty: Moderate/difficult Stay: Rifugio Palmieri Things to Note: Trails in the Dolomites are defined by numbers. You will al...

    7.8 miles 1148 ft gain