Dolomites

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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/30/2020 - 00:00
Cortina d'Ampezzo, one of the most popular mountain resorts of the Dolomites, is already preparing to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. Which means that ski…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:57
Located about 100 km northwest of Venice, at the border between Trentino and Veneto, the Marmolada is known as ‘la regina delle Dolomiti’, the Queen of the…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/26/2019 - 03:18
[The idyllic Renon plateau has breathtaking views of the Dolomites.] “Here on the Renon it’s divinely beautiful,” wrote Sigmund Freud as he vacationed on the…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/24/2018 - 10:26
Surrounded by some of the most spectacular Dolomites peaks, the tiny village of Arabba stands in an ideal position to explore these Unesco-inscribed mountains…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:00
From open-air concerts set amid the spectacular backdrop of the Dolomites to al fresco opera festivals and beyond, here are Italy’s top music events to check…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/25/2018 - 04:00
Looking for some winter thrill in Italy? Head to the Dolomites and ski down these challenging pistes surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain scenery…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:00
They are scattered everywhere around the area, even in the most remote places - and that’s often what makes them even more charming: the churches and chapels,…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:00
It’s known as the ‘Forest of the Violins’ (Foresta dei Violini) because, in the past, luthier masters, including the most famous of them all, the legendary…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:00
[Approaching the entrance to the Lagazuoi Tunnels surrounded by amazing views. Photo by Silvia Donati.] Ask a claustrophobic to descend a dark, 1100m-long…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/11/2017 - 00:00
Often placing at the top of annual rankings of Italy’s most livable cities, Bolzano is the capital of South Tyrol, that area of northern Italy that was annexed…