Val di Fiemme - good skiing and great après ski
In the midst of the Dolomites lies the huge Val di Fiemme valley - an ideal place for those who prefer a varied vacation in the mountains and do not…

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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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Other Italy
"Ladies and gentlemen! Our plane landed at the airport of Trieste. We are glad to welcome you in Italy," - says a nice male baritone. Out of Moscow habit, we…

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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

Export bans
Tourists often pick up all sorts of interesting objects on land, on the shore and in the sea that you want to bring as a keepsake - but you can’t!…

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Trenitalia: super-economics have become even cheaper
With the help of Trenitalia it is very convenient to travel around Italy, and even stop by in neighboring countries. But you need to think about your route in advance,…

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Heart of tuscany
This city is called the heart of Tuscany, a museum city, a flourishing city. Actually, its name is Florence, which arose in 59 BC and is translated as “blooming”. Whatever…

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Tomato fantasies. With stale bread in Tuscany
Residents of Italian Tuscany like to tell foreigners with mock humility that their cuisine is “poor” (cucina povera). However, they also know how to turn simple rural food into a…

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