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 European skiers, and in 2009 the Dolomites of Italy were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and are now a nature reserve.
The Italian skiing centers are a whole network of first-class resort areas with ultra-modern ski slopes that are scattered across all the southern slopes of the giant Alps arc, encircling the country from the north and north-west. Many popular tourist resorts are concentrated here, as well as a huge number of small mountain villages and villages that welcome guests at any time of the year. The mild climate, sunny winters, a large amount of snow, the beauty and Continue reading
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 you can contemplate such masterpieces of painting as the “Fruit Basket” by Caravaggio, Raphael’s paintings for the Vatican fresco “School of Athens”, as well as paintings by Titian, Botticelli, Leonardo and other artists. The adjoining library (Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 1609) also sometimes exhibits and is considered the oldest public library in Italy. Continue reading
Milan is Italy’s second largest city (population 1.7 million inhabitants), the administrative center of the Lombardy region, located in the central part of the Padan Plain, at the intersection of Europe’s largest railways and roads leading from the passes through the Alps. The city is the capital of business life, finance, fashion and the media, as well as Italy’s largest industrial, political and cultural center.
Milan is Italy’s most hardworking city. It is a city of wealth, the heart of the Italian economy. It is also the largest transport interchange in the country, here is the largest international airport, most of the railway communications and the best metro in Italy. Milan is connected by shipping channels to the Po River, making it one of Italy’s main ports. Milan also excels in an area that really matters to many Italians, winning football victories over the rest of the country from year to year. The city is famous for its museums, art galleries, theaters, architectural monuments, educational institutions (university, conservatory, Academy of Arts, etc.). Continue reading