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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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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Catania
Catania - the capital of the province of the same name, is located on the island of Sicily, on the Ionian coast, at the foot of the highest volcano in…

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controversy erupted

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

Skiing
One of the main winter tourism destinations is skiing. Italy deservedly enjoys fame in this form of outdoor activities. It rightfully takes one of the first places to visit by…

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Val Gardena - the largest Italian resort
Val Gardena is a valley in the Dolomites, part of the world's largest ski region Dolomiti Superski. The ski pass of the same name unites 12 large ski areas and…

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Bergamo and Bologna
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Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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