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
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
Panevegdio – Pale di San Martino, Adamello Brenta and Stelvio, the three “green lungs” of Trentino, offer a large number of ways and opportunities for exploring alpine flora and fauna. Forests, mountains, rivers, alpine fauna: nature truly reigns in Trentino, thanks also to the presence of three natural parks located in the province. The Adamello Brenta, Paneveggio – Palais di San Martino and Stelvio parks guard the natural treasures of this region, the administration of which pays special attention to respect for the environment. The area of lands to be protected is almost 20% of the total area of the province. In the thick forests of Trentino, half a billion trees grow, nearly 1,000 for every resident of the province: a number that far exceeds the national average. Logging in Trentino accounts for 43% of the total national volume. The high quality of local wood is due to the skillful management of logging, which is carried out according to the principle of “strategy for the Continue reading