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…

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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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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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elegant Suite

The Black Five – the five “black” tracks of Kronplatz

Kronplatz is the largest local resort of Dolomiti Superski, with a total of 105 km of pistes. Most of the descents are quite comfortable and are marked in blue on the diagram, however, it will be interesting for both average skiers and experienced experts to ride here: it is unlikely that anyone will refuse to drive long arcs at good speed along an ideally prepared and wide slope. Well, if you want something more serious, then the experts of The Black Five are five Kronplatz black tracks. 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 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

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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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…

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Italian hotels: what the stars say
The average tourist used to navigate the world of hotels by stars. Everyone knows, for example, that five stars are better than four, and even more so than three. Upon…

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Kronplatz: swim and steam
A 10-minute walk from the ski lifts in Riscone next to the Olympia 3 * and Majestic 4 * hotels is the wellness center CRON4 (Aquarium) - a favorite of…

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