In Appiano, the forest of Monticolo, but also the area at the foot of the Mendola mountain ridge provide perfect conditions for Nordic Walking tours.
Hiking trails in Appiano and surroundings are of couse also ideal for any kind of walking. The forest of Monticolo with its lakes alone provides a great scenery which is unique and a great setting for activities.
The sport of Nordic Walking originates in Finland, where cross-country skiers began to use poles for walking during their summer training. Meanwhile its has spread all over the world and has become a very popular leisure time activity.
Nordic Walking enhances your fitness and improves the overall vitality. The movement does not only work the legs, but it also involves the upper part of the body like arms, shoulders, chest and back. Furthermore the two poles reduce the stress that walking causes for the joints. This sport can be practiced by anyone, as it can be adjusted to every fitness level. Nordic Walking increases the upper body strengh, relieves neck and shoulder pain, improves body mobility and generally enhances the mood.
Our region is an ideal place to practise Nordic Walking.