Sicily
Sicily is an amazing world that does not look like anything: the world of the azure sea and a smoking volcano, the world of orange groves and desert steppes, the…

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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…

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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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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 closer examination, however, it turns out that hotels with the same number of stars can differ from each other, like heaven and earth in terms of the services provided and the condition of the hotel itself, even within one country. What is the matter? The permissibility of hoteliers? No matter how.

The main problem is that for a long time there was no international agreement regarding the classification of hotels. It was absent even within the framework of the European Union, where, in theory, Continue reading

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 as their fans. They have chosen this wide valley, surrounded by wooded mountain peaks, for a long time – some for training and finding out which of them is the strongest at the given time, others – to look at all this and support their beloved team.

Sports have always been held here regularly enough, but recently, their number has increased significantly. Organizers of international and prestigious competitions are increasingly choosing this hospitable resort. So in the past winter season, in addition to the World Cup, Val Di Fiemme hosted the World Ski Championships. And in this, the Continue reading

ITALIAN SKI RESORTS

Everyone knows how Italians love football. But perhaps they love alpine skiing no less. It is not surprising that in this southern country they love skiing so much. After all, the entire northern border of Italy is the southern spurs of the Alps, where the magnificent ski resorts are located. In the northwest, near the border with France and Switzerland, is the Val d’Aosta Valley, surrounded by four thousandths – Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, Cervino (Matterhorn) and Gran Paradiso. There are wonderful ski resorts here – the dream of everyone who is even a little skiing. The valley has 900 km of ski slopes, which are united by a single ski pass “Valle d-Aosta”, 166 cable lifts. A skier of any level can find a track for comfortable skiing here. There are a lot of wide “blue” tracks for beginners, various “red” tracks for the middle level and “black” tracks, the maximum slope of which is 78%. In this valley there are such world-famous resorts as Courmayeur, Cervinia, La Thuile, Pyla, Sestriere. Continue reading

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JOURNEY TO ITALY BY BUS
Traveling to Italy by bus undoubtedly makes sense, the journeys are not very large, you enjoy the views on the road, Tuscany is especially picturesque, there is the opportunity to…

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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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Sicily
Sicily is an amazing world that does not look like anything: the world of the azure sea and a smoking volcano, the world of orange groves and desert steppes, the…

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