Breathtaking National Parks In Italy
1. Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park
2. Cinque Terre National Park
Iconically Italian, Cinque Terre is one of the most visited areas in the nation, and it isn’t hard to see why. The Cinque Terre National Park is a great way to explore the area and get the best of the charm, history and stunning scenery that surrounds. The park area connects all five villages with a series of trails. Between the towns are a series of quiet paths, wildflower meadows, and a sleepy farm here and there.
3. Gran Paradiso National Park
4. Stelvio National Park
Stelvio National Park is a sprawling paradise of velvet green mountainsides, snow-capped peaks, peaceful meadows and all things summer. As well as gorgeous alpine scenery, the area has WWII ruins and is bursting at the seams with wildlife. It is the absolute perfect place to explore whether you’re after history, mountain views or local animals.
5. Aspromonte National Park
Easily one of the most unique picks on this list would be Aspromonte National Park in Calabria. Situated in the southern half of the Apennines mountains, the area is full of beautiful walking trails and untouched wilderness. Most notably, though, is the abandoned town of Pentedattilo. Dating back to 640 BC, this barren ghost town is sure to impress any history buff.
6. Maddalena Archipelago National Park
Maddalena Archipelago National Park on Caprera island is the coastal park of your dreams. Pristine beaches, stunning blue waters, cliffs and endless walking trails are just a few things the park has going for it. Spend the day exploring the park by foot and top it off with a dip in the water and picnic on the beach.
7. Gran Sasso and Monti Della Laga National Park
Lastly, if mountains are your thing, Gran Sasso and Monti Della Laga National Park is the place for you. Known for its mountaineering, hiking and skiing activities – there is something for everyone. Just a hop away from Rome, it’s easily accessible and perfect for a weekend trip.