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Cicerone Guides: Through the Eastern Alps: The E5 from Lake Constance to Verona

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Gillian Price

176 pages, Col photos

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Apr 2007 | #168904 | ISBN-13: 9781852844929
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About this book

With its launch on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance, the long-distance European pathway E5 (approx 600km in length) makes its way southeast through rural alpine regions in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, to finish in Verona. This work talks about this walk.

'This is the first detailed guide in English to a relatively unknown European long-distance route. Beginning at Lake Constance in Germany, the trail passes through low-level Switzerland and rural Bavaria before traversing Austria's Otztaler Alps and heading south to Italy's mountainous Trentino region, finishing at Verona.Despite a total height gain of 21,000m, it is a route suitable for walkers at every level. And the scenery is beautiful.'(Walking World Ireland / July - August 2007)


Contents

CONTENTS; Introduction; Summary of the E5; Walking the E5; Highlights for Shorter Holidays; When to Go; Weathe; To and From the E5; Local Transport; How to Use this Guidebook; Dos and Don'ts; Maps; What to Take; Telephoning; Emergencies; Currency; Accommodation; Food and Drink; Wildlife; Flowers; Further Reading; Part One Lake Constance to Bozen; Stage 1 Constance to Arbon; Stage 2 Arbon to Rheineck; Stage 3 Rheineck to Lingenau; Stage 4 Lingenau to Staufnerhaus; Stage 5 Staufnerhaus to Gunzesried; Stage 6 Gunzesried to Kemptnerhutte; Stage 7 Kemptnerhutte to Memmingerhutte; Stage 8 Memmingerhutte to Zams; Stage 9 Zams to Mittelberg; Stage 10 Mittelberg to Zwieselstein; Stage 11 Zwieselstein to Moos in Passeier; Stage 12 Moos in Passeier to Pfandleralm; Stage 13 Pfandleralm to Hirzerhutte; Stage 14 Hirzerhutte to Meranerhutte; Stage 15 Meranerhutte to Bozen; Part Two Bozen to Verona; Stage 16 Bozen to Wastlhof; Stage 17 Wastlhof to Gfrill; Stage 18 Gfrill to Cembra; Stage 19 Cembra to Palu di Fersina; Stage 20 Palu di Fersina to Levico Terme; Stage 21 Levico Terme to Carbonare; Stage 22 Carbonare to Passo Coe; Stage 23 Passo Coe to Rifugio Lancia; Stage 24 Rifugio Lancia to Pian delle Fugazze; Stage 25 Pian delle Fugazze to Rifugio Campogrosso; Stage 26 Rifugio Campogrosso to Giazza; Stage 27 Giazza to Erbezzo; Stage 28 Erbezzo to Montecchio; Stage 29 Montecchio to Verona; Appendix 1 Tourist Information; Appendix 2 German-English Glossary; Appendix 3 Italian-English Glossary

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Biography

Gillian Price has trekked in Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountains of Italy to write a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Gill is a member of the Italian Alpine Club and Outdoor Writers' Guild.

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