Italian hotels: what the stars say
The average tourist used to navigate the world of hotels by stars. Everyone knows, for example, that five stars are better than four, and even more so than three. Upon…

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Venice
Venice is the most amazing and most famous city in the world - a city on the water, which arose on a hundred islands connected by a network of 160…

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Genoa Pre Quarter
Parallel to our elegant Balbi street, conceived as a triumphal entrance to the city for travelers - from the most beautiful station building, through the square with the monumental Columbus…

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ancient holiday

Water treatments in Pre San Didier

In Leukerbad, we led an active spa lifestyle, regularly visiting the local thermal springs. After moving to Courmayeur, we decided here to continue in the same spirit. I must say that in the Valle d’Aosta region from the ancient Romans, only one thermal complex was preserved in the village of Pre San Didier, a 10-minute drive from Courmayeur. Unfortunately, they are not allowed here with children under 14 years old, so we had to leave our young bathers at home.

Water here is not cooled, since Verney spring has been flowing from the bowels of the earth for 1000 years with a temperature of 37 degrees comfortable for the body. Rich in iron oxide and calcium carbonate, water is considered extremely beneficial for muscles and bones. In addition, it softens the skin, improves blood Continue reading

Saslong – ski celebrity

The first World Cup races in Val Gardena took place in 1969 – then they held two stages, men’s (along the Saslong) and women’s (along the Cir). At first, a heated controversy erupted around the men’s downhill track – many experts of those years did not accept Saslong’s concept. For example, the Austrian skier Karl Schrantz refused to start, believing that the track is too easy (by the way, Schrantz developed the highest speed on it).

Indeed – before the advent of the descent to Val Gardena in skiing, a completely different concept prevailed – a minimum of control gates, but a maximum of hillocks and pits. In order to win, it was Continue reading

VENICE CARNIVAL

The Venice Carnival – the ancestor of all other carnivals – to this day remains the most famous and popular carnival in Europe and, along with the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, in the world. The main advantage of the Venetian carnival in relation to other numerous carnivals is the fact that almost any tourist can become an active and full participant in it for free.

Therefore, thousands of tourists from different parts of the world go to the most romantic city not only in the summer, when the southern bright sun is overhead, and the sky is piercingly blue reflected in the same color as the water of the canals, but also at the end of winter, when the city is wrapped under a low dark sky light fog, and everything around it seems asleep and waiting for spring and warmth. Indeed, it was at this moment that the whole of Venice abruptly flares up with an incredibly bright and colorful holiday, marking the beginning of the annual carnival, giving all participants and spectators only positive emotions and unforgettable impressions.

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Valle d’Aosta
Valle d’Aosta is an autonomous region of Italy, the smallest region of Italy, located on the border with Switzerland (from the north) and France (from the west), whose capital is…

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Valle D’Aosta
Valle d’Aosta is an autonomous region of Italy, the smallest region of Italy, located on the border with Switzerland (from the north) and France (from the west), whose capital is…

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Madonna di Campiglio - a glamorous ski vacation
When the sea becomes cool, and the alpine peaks are covered with thick snow, the powers that be change the beach resorts to ski resorts. The rich and famous go…

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Val Di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The ski resort of Val Di Fiemme, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes for various types of winter sports - professionals and amateurs, as well…

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