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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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,…

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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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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

Folgaria – comfortable for beginners and interesting for professionals

In the southeast of Trentino is Folgaria – the land of quiet villages and interesting trails, the best place for those who decide to relax with their whole family.

The experienced skier, speaking of Folgaria, will remember first of all its intricate slopes, the most curious of which is Salizzona. A wide slope in the form of a giant more than a kilometer-long letter S with a double bend connects Cima Dosso and the Folgaria plateau. The slope is moderately steep – you will go down 312 meters. But if you decide to ride this “red” track from the beginning to the very end, be prepared for the unexpected. Salizzona has a very inconsistent character, and it guarantees real Continue reading

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

Sights of Milan
Ambrosian Pinacotheca 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…

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Folgaria - comfortable for beginners and interesting for professionals
In the southeast of Trentino is Folgaria - the land of quiet villages and interesting trails, the best place for those who decide to relax with their whole family. The…

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Sights of Milan
Ambrosian Pinacotheca 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…

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Tometta from La Thuile
A small chocolate factory with the same name Chocolat (Fraz. Entreves, 2 - La Thuile) is easy to find without a navigator - you still feel the sweet aroma at…

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