Lake

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by Kristie Prada | Mon, 08/19/2019 - 13:47
Lake Maggiore, meaning the ‘greatest’ is often overshadowed by its beautiful neighbour Lake Como.  We are inundated with images of the glamour and fame…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00
Between water and sky, the village of Orta San Giulio offers a perfect setting for a romantic walk, even more so in November, in the quiet of the low season.…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:00
The first stretch of Garda by Bike, the bicycle track positioned 50 meters above Lake Garda in northern Italy, has just opened.   The track has attracted much…
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by Claudia Cavanagh | Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:59
Favourite places in our family have often been found by chance, sometimes via random and tortuous routes. And so it was with Le Terre del Lago – the area…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/27/2017 - 09:10
Famous for its Dolomite mountains, our featured region of the month, Trentino-Alto Adige, is also a great destination for lake lovers: there are about 300 of…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:00
This month we’re featuring Lombardy, and, among the region’s highlights, is the lakes area (Lake Como, Garda and Maggiore). Exploring the Italian lakes by boat…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/01/2016 - 17:05
“One can’t describe the beauty of the Italian lakes, nor would one try if one could,” said American novelist Henry James. We won’t try then, but let the…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/20/2016 - 08:00
[Photo: View of Lake Orta from the hills above the lake where the Sacro Monte di Orta is located.] Of the six Sacred Mountains of Piedmont, the Sacro Monte di…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/02/2016 - 04:00
My first stop on a tour of the Pusteria Valley in South Tyrol last summer was the breathtaking Braies Lake – not a bad start to my hiking vacation in the…
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by John Bensalhia | Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:52
John Bensalhia steps up to the challenge of finding some top notable walking destinations to visit in Italy... Whatever the weather, there's no better way to…