"CLASSIC ITALY" OR HOW I RELAXED IN ITALY
A trip to Italy was a real miracle for me, a dream come true. I fell in love with this country at first sight - the way you can fall…

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Valle d’Aosta
Valle d’Aosta is an autonomous region of Italy, the smallest region of Italy, located on the border with Switzerland (from the north) and France (from the west), whose capital is…

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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…

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Federico Borromeo

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

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

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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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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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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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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