Welcome to Italy’s 25 National Parks

in the photo – Campo Imperatore in the Gran Sasso National Park There are more than 1000 protected areas throughout Italy. National, regional and interregional parks, nature reserves, wetlands, land and marine parks, that all present areas of outstanding environmental significance. With such an abundance of protected land across the whole of the country, it’s […]

Aosta Valley – Mountains, Nature and Trails

by Maria E. Bellini Where is the Aosta Valley? Tucked up in the most north western part of the country is Italy’s smallest region, The Aosta Valley – in Italian – Valle d’Aosta. Bordering with France and Switzerland, this region is characterized by it’s large mountains and dramatic valleys. The Aosta Valley has a strong […]