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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Water treatments in Pre San Didier
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…

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The virgin nature of the three forest parks of Trentino
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.…

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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

The virgin nature of the three forest parks of Trentino

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

Car Route: Amalfi Coast

After long trips, trading in spices and expensive fabrics in southern Italy, as well as traveling to the farthest places like Tunisia, Alexandria, Antioch or the metropolis of Constantinople, sailors of the powerful Amalfi Republic returned home to their usual activities.

Amalfi Coast
The route for traveling by car with a length of 75.5 kilometers from Salerno to Sant’Agata-sui-du-Golfi (St. Agatha between the two bays).

After long trips, trading in spices and expensive fabrics in southern Italy, as well as traveling to the 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…

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Other Italy
“Ladies and gentlemen! Our plane landed at the airport of Trieste. We are glad to welcome you in Italy,” a pleasant male baritone informs. Out of Moscow habit, we frantically…

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ITALY - A COUNTRY OF REST AND ENTERTAINMENT
Italy is famous for its beautiful beaches, the gentle sun, clean and gentle sea, historical and architectural monuments, its inhabitants and national color. But besides all this, Italy is also…

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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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