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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Budget coffee tour: a list of the best coffee houses in Italy
For residents of Italy, coffee is not just a drink, but an integral part of everyday life. Tourists also do not miss the opportunity to have a cup of excellent…

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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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Val di Fassa – for lovers of freeride

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

Trails and snow parks Trentino

Your acquaintance with the Italian ski resorts should undoubtedly begin with the sunny, perfectly equipped smooth slopes of Trentino. Beginners choose this region for gently sloping convenient green and blue slopes, and experienced athletes will appreciate hundreds of kilometers of routes combined into two giant ski regions of Dolomiti Superski and Dolomiti di Brenta. Continue reading

Freestyle Dolomites: Come, they will teach you!

The news that this winter in the Dolomiti Superski region will be built more than 20 snow parks for most, probably, will not be decisive. Even though many of us even guess that ski jumps made of snow are designed to jump from them and know what a freestyle is, but who would have the idea to do something like that without special skills! Continue reading

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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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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To the Christmas table
We bring to your attention a brief map of Italy in the perspective of Christmas treats: Let's start from the north: Trentino Alto Adige makes sweet pastries for Christmas, such…

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Driving Route: East Aosta Valley
East Aosta Valley This valley is called central. It coincides with the course of the Dora and is directed first to the northwest, and then to the clean west, following…

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