Italy's Sibillini National Park
This inspirational guide to walking and trekking in Italy's Sibillini National Park includes a full description of the GAS, Grande Anello dei Sibillini, 8-day circular trek. Easily reached from the budget airline destinations on the Adriatic coast and from Rome, the Monti Sibillini belong to the Appenine chain that straddles the Marche and Umbria, are set to become a popular international hiking destination. Currently little known to foreign visitors, they offer vast highlands smothered in wildflowers, canyons burrowing deep into mountainsides, accessible ridges with breathtaking views and over 50 peaks, many over 2000m. This first English-language guide to the area describes 21 shorter hikes and one 8-day trek, suitable for hikers of all abilities and available during a long walking season, from early spring to late autumn. Details of accommodation, refreshments and public transport along all the routes are also included with full-color sketch maps and profiles.
About Gillian Price
After a degree in Anthropology and working in adult education, Gillian Price travelled through Asia and trekked the Himalaya. Eventually settling in Venice, she now works as a freelance travel writer. Gillian is steadily exploring all the mountain ranges and flatter parts of Italy, and has produced a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club CAI and Mountain Wilderness.