Bergamo and Bologna
Bergamo is a city 40 km northeast of Milan at the foot of the Alps, the administrative center of the province of the same name. Conventionally, the city is divided…

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Sardinian goodies
Italian cuisine is the best cuisine in the world, with each province having its own signature dishes, which envy the cuisine of any randomly selected country. In this context, Sardinia…

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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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popular resorts

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

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, it seemed that the city was twice its actual size. The dome of Brunneleschi rises above the city, connoisseurs of art and wealthy people, noble Florentines and travelers, fans of the Muses and company leaders loved to stay here.

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Parks and gardens, kitchen gardens and vineyards – among them are the inherited villas, acquired 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

Val Di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The ski resort of Val Di Fiemme, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes for various types of winter sports - professionals and amateurs, as well…

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What to eat in the Dolomites
We present to your attention a small "guide" on the restaurant menu at the ski resorts Dolomiti Superski. We hope he can help you navigate the local gastronomic diversity and…

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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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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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