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…

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Sights of Milan
Ambrosian Pinacotheca The museum, founded in the 17th century by Cardinal Federico Borromeo, is considered one of the best galleries in Milan. The collection contains works of 15-17 centuries. Here…

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JOURNEY TO ITALY BY CAR. Zaporizhzhya - chop - budapest - vienna - bologna
I tried to prepare for this trip in advance. Thanks to Google Maps, the optimal route was laid, bought: first-aid kit, fire extinguisher, warning triangle, detailed map of Europe, the…

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majestic mountains

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 to Madonna di Campiglio – a real kingdom of luxury and glamor. This small resort town, which in winter turns into one of the epicenters of social life on the planet, lies in the middle of the picturesque Dolomites in the Adamello-Brenta Natural Park.

The resort has become a true legend not only due to the fact that among the skiers and snowboarders flying around you down the slope, the president of a large transnational corporation or the crown prince of some small European principality may well be climbing up. Athletes appreciate this place for 90 kilometers of Continue reading

Val di Fiemme – winter holidays for a reasonable price

The Val di Fiemme Valley has become a true mecca for cross-country skiing fans. In these places, which are usually called the gates of the Dolomites, excellent trails are laid for those who like to ride on the plain, want to live in good comfortable hotels, use rentals and service stations, but are not ready to pay a lot of money for it.

During international competitions, Val di Fiemme attracts tens of thousands of fans from around the world. FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 will be held for the third time in this valley very soon. Preparations for this grand skiing holiday are in full swing: a new stadium has already been built in Lago di Tesero, hundreds of volunteers are polishing their language skills to make it as good as possible to receive guests of the Championship. Continue reading

Ischia Honey Island

Ischia is famous not only as the largest island of the Gulf of Naples with the healing properties of hot springs and chic spa-relaxation, but also as a favorite place for newlyweds. The concentration of newly made love in the air was measured by the newspaper Neva info.

“Honey Island” – as the local Italians call Ischia among themselves. No, it’s not at all that the island is a favorite place of bees. Just Ischia is a favorite place for newlyweds who come here for their honeymoon. As one Italian said at the Paris Hotel is a good place, but there is no sea there. We did not argue, because after a couple of days we realized that this emerald island for tourists is really like flower pollen for bees: it attracts, attracts and reaches its peak by summer. Continue reading

Tea and coffee. About normal and abnormal
The very first time in Italy, until I learned to speak Italian fluently, I was tormented by the question: "Do you have normal or hot tea?" I could speak tè…

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Genoa
Genoa is a historic coastal city and the largest Italian port in northern Italy, the capital of the province of Genoa and the historical region of Liguria. Located on the…

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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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Tometta from La Thuile
A small chocolate factory with the same name Chocolat (Fraz. Entreves, 2 - La Thuile) is easy to find without a navigator - you still feel the sweet aroma at…

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