Italy is known for its unparalleled mix of wonderful landscapes, rich cultural history, fabulous food and wine and of course for its friendly and outgoing people. Walkers and trekkers are spoil for choice, with any number of beautiful regions to discover. From the Roman Empire to the Medicis; from Fellini to Rossellini; from Michelangelo to Botticelli; Italy has it all. From the snow-capped peaks of the high Alps in the north to the lava strewn slopes of Vulcan Etna in the south and the rugged, beach-fringed island of Sardinia to the west, there are countless opportunities for walking and trekking holidays in Italy. There are numerous choices in the Italian Alps, including the spectacular, pale silver Dolomites in the north-east, which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. Famous for their near vertical cliffs and spires, which make them arguably the most spectacular string of mountain peaks in Europe, the Dolomites attract walkers, trekkers and climbers from all over the world. Download PDF
Visit the historical complex of Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Government House, the Cathedral and the historical Cabildo, a beautiful 18th century building. Walk through one of the first avenues the city ever had, the Avenida de Mayo, seeing plenty of architectural samples of the end of the 19th century.
The tour continues south, to the oldest quarters of the city. Arrival to the traditional neighbourhood of San Telmo, with its cobblestone streets and its renowned antique fair, and to the picturesque area of La Boca, a colourful world where local artists show their paintings along the historical Caminito Street.
To the north, the tour visits the lakes in Palermo and its residential area. Finally, in the sophisticated La Recoleta quarter, one of the most exclusive ones, with elegant cafés and restaurants, we visit Our Lady of Pilar Church, said to be the oldest in the city, and the unique Northern Cemetery, to see the grave with Eva Perón's mortal remains.
Discover from the seat of your motorcycle Argentina and the famous Route 40, with more than 3.000 mi/ 5.194 km, the longest route in Argentina that leads along the Andes from La Quiaca in Jujuy, the very north of Argentina, to the very south, Cabo Virgenes in Santa Cruz. Enjoy riding from subtropical Salta in northern Argentina, through the desert areas of Catamarca and San Juan, through the wine region of Mendoza, along volcanic landscape and crossing the Mapuche-Indian areas of Neuquén to the door to Patagonia, the picturesque lake district of Bariloche and reach southern Patagonia with its impressive mountains such as Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre and the famous glacier Perito Moreno. Of course every day you will enjoy delicious argentinian specialties and typical wines.
Italy probably represents the most successful example of how human interaction with nature can turn into magic and create incredibly beautiful landscapes. Learn new skills, experiment with advanced techniques, develop your artistic vision, uncover themes and new lines of vision in picturesque and unique places.
Located on the shores of Golfo Nuevo with calm waters and beautiful beaches were transformed with the years in the most relevant Patagonian beach, with excellent food service and lodging. But the most important part of this city is that it has a very strategic location, providing easy access to Peninsula Valdes, where you can spot a good number of Southern Right Whales, seals, elephant seals, dolphins, killer whales (orca), declared Patrimony of 1999 Humanity by UNESCO. From Puerto Madryn there are several daily excursions to the main points of interest such as the Peninsula Valdes, the Punta Tombo penguin colony, Puerto Pirámides, Punta Loma, the Doradillo Beach, and others.