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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New Year's tours 2015 to Europe
European Christmas and New Year traditions attract many Russians every winter. A trip to Europe is often cheaper than to some exotic country, in addition, the flight there does not…

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Val di Fiemme - winter holidays for a reasonable price
The Val di Fiemme Valley has become a real mecca for cross-country skiing fans. In these places, which are usually called the gates of the Dolomites, excellent trails are laid…

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Monthly Archives: May 2018

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In 1861, the painter Odoardo Borrani, a humble singer of Florentine terraces and studios, painted a picture called the date – April 26, 1859. A young woman is sewing, sitting by the open window, behind her back in the corner of the room is a halberd, tied with three colored ribbons folding in the likeness of the Italian flag. Before her on the table are fabrics of the same colors – red, white, green. Continue reading

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…

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Val di Fiemme - winter holidays for a reasonable price
The Val di Fiemme Valley has become a real mecca for cross-country skiing fans. In these places, which are usually called the gates of the Dolomites, excellent trails are laid…

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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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