Apuan Alps

Just when you thought you’d left the mountains behind for good, you enter the Apennines. These ancient peaks carve through the heart of Italy, running from toe to tip. Arguably their most dramatic section rises with the Apuan Alps around Carrara. Delve within and you could find yourself clambering on sheer-drop trails over the soaring ridges of Monte Pisanino. Alternatively, there’s a home-cooked lunch of hearty Tuscan (yes, this is Tuscany!) staples waiting down in Trattoria da Morena.

Just when you thought you’d left the mountains behind for good, you enter the Apennines. These ancient peaks carve through the heart of Italy, running from toe to tip. Arguably their most dramatic section rises with the Apuan Alps around Carrara. Delve within and you could find yourself clambering on sheer-drop trails over the soaring ridges of Monte Pisanino. Alternatively, there’s a home-cooked lunch of hearty Tuscan (yes, this is Tuscany!) staples waiting down in Trattoria da Morena.

Just when you thought you’d left the mountains behind for good, you enter the Apennines. These ancient peaks carve through the heart of Italy, running from toe to tip. Arguably their most dramatic section rises with the Apuan Alps around Carrara. Delve within and you could find yourself clambering on sheer-drop trails over the soaring ridges of Monte Pisanino. Alternatively, there’s a home-cooked lunch of hearty Tuscan (yes, this is Tuscany!) staples waiting down in Trattoria da Morena.

Italy Tuscany Minucciano

Map of Apuan Alps

Apuan Alps Images

Apuan Alps Articles

  • 41 of the Best Things to Do in Italy

    Oh, Italy— you boot-shaped beauty, you. With your pizza-spinning chefs, OTT hand gestures, truffle-scented tagliatelle and creamy gelato, there’s really nowhere else that can match. From north to south, you range from ice-capped Dolomites covered in snow to wave-lapped pebble coves baked in 80-degree sun. And between the two…well…let’s just say it’s a panini sandwich […]

    Read more...