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 interesting 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. Continue reading
The Val di Fassa region is also well-equipped with well-prepared slopes, huge snow parks with curious obstacles, and modern, swift, recently updated lifts. And very soon these places can become famous as the Italian capital of freeriding: in the winter season 2011/12 in Val di Fassa, two new freeride tracks will open for fans of off-piste skiing. So skiers and snowboarders who love freedom and extreme sports, have decent skills and do not want to ride on marked routes crowded with people, will have the opportunity to test themselves on dizzy slopes. Continue reading
The walls of the exquisite Roman Hotel Eden, owned by the Dorchester Collection, recall many romantic stories. In 1898, actress Eleanor Duse and writer, poet, and playwright Gabriel d’Annunzio stayed here, and one of the photographs of 1935 captures Marina de Bourbon, the mother of King Juan of Spain, who left Hotel Eden on her wedding day with the Prince of Asturias. Continue reading