1Length of TET in country
2Expected time to cover TET in country
3Best time of year to ride TET in country
May to October is best. Check for seasonal road closures while planning your trip. Higher passes and roads might be closed until mid-June
4Entry point into country
Resia (UD) Friuli Venezia Giulia (from Slovenia)
5Exit point from country
Olivetta San Michele (IM), Liguria (to France)
Italian. German and Italian in Alto Adige (Bolzano)
8Emergency telephone number
The country is gradually adopting the "single European emergency number" 112. Depending on the region you're crossing, though, there might be additional numbers available: 113 - police; 115 - fire brigade; 118 - first aid
10Laws regarding wild camping
Camping is governed by regional laws.
Piedmont (Piemonte): allowed up to 48 hours, but far away from accomodation facilities.
Alto Adige, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia: it's FORBIDDEN
Valle d'Aosta: allowed from sunset to dawn if over 2500m, but only outside the Gran Paradiso National Park
Liguria, Lombardia: tolerated if far from residential areas. You may need to need to let the mayor's office know that you are camping.
With the permission of the landowner you may camp anywhere.
11Trail riding and the law
It's illegal to ride on open land, footpaths, singletracks. Normal road laws apply. There are some protected areas where offroading is illegal even if there are no signs. In some cases, a permit is required to ride on a specific road (e.g. "Via del Sale")
12Bike events on or near the TET
Lots of rallies, events and raids: Stella Alpina, 20000 Pieghe, Hard Alpi Tour...
In the Alps you'll find a rally (meeting) for each and every motorcycle brand and model