Olympia della Tofane – Olympic track in the Dolomites
Olimpia delle Tofane is one of the most famous and most beautiful downhill runs on which the World Cup competitions are held. For the first time the track was opened for athletes in 1956, during the Winter Olympic Games. Then men competed here – the legendary Austrian Tony Sailer won. Since 1969, the Tofan regularly hosts competitions of the White Circus – the Alpine Skiing World Cup. Until the beginning of the 90s, both male and female races were held in Cortina d’Ampezzo, however, since 1993 Olimpia delle Tofane has become an exclusively “female” track – athletes compete in downhill and super giant. Continue reading
Top 10 Mountain Huts and Cabins in Europe: Travel Tips
Tourists shared their favorite places to stay. Among them: “Volcano Hut” in Iceland, mountain shelters and hotels, erected among the rocks.
Volcano Huts, Iceland
The 30 km Fimmvörðuháls trail takes you from the Skógar fields through the waterfalls and past the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The path may seem tedious, especially if you have to go in the snow, which may linger until the end of June. Continue reading
Venice for children
Despite the fact that Venice has a very romantic image and lovers from all over the world tend to get here, couples with children do not lag behind them. Many families have a rest in the neighboring sea resorts of Italy, Croatia and Slovenia, and go to Venice for a day or two. Someone may suggest that there is no place for children in the stone labyrinth, I will try to dispel this myth based on personal experience. Continue reading