Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy – Blue ski run #38

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Cortina d’Ampezzo has been called Queen of the Dolomites. The small town is in the Northern Italian province of Belluno in the Veneto region. When it comes to skiing, this gem is hard to beat. Blue ski run 38 starts near the top of the Rumerlo Duca d’Aosta chair lift in Cortina. It finishes near … Read more

Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy

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We stroll down the cobblestone hill lined with tourist shops selling colourful pottery and other souvenirs. At the foot of the hill, we reach to the bustling lakefront with the coming and going of ferry boats that bring in tourists. An artist paints the picturesque scene and shoppers browse the handbag and pottery shops. Watch … Read more

Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italy

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Sirmione is a picturesque tourist destination at the end of a peninsula extending into Lake Garda, Italy. In the summer it is packed with tourists ferried in by boat and coach. It is the place to go to eat ice cream, with numerous shops vying with each other for your custom. Watch the video: The … Read more

Heller gardens, Lake Garda, Italy

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This amazing garden in Gardone Riviera has plants from around the world blended with contemporary sculptures. The numerous shrubs and small trees are intersected with narrow, winding paths with each turn presenting a different tableau of planting. An area of bamboo plants has steam piped through to create an interesting atmosphere. Watch the video: The … Read more

Limone, Lake Garda, Italy

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We arrive at Limone by ferry, disembarking at the little harbour in the heart of the old town. We stroll through the narrow lanes lined with tourist shops that wind along the shore and up the slopes behind. We descend to the wide waterfront promenade where there are cafe terraces to eat and drink while … Read more

Lazise, Lake Garda, Italy

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We stroll from the walled city gate, through the wonderful old town centre, with narrow alleys and picturesque squares, passing the harbour set right in the city centre and the 14th century Veronese customs office. We walk along the lakeside to the marina and then return to the city gate. Watch the video: The following … Read more

Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy

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Riva del Garda is located at the north-western corner of Lake Garda in Italy. We stroll on a circular tour from the harbor, through the picturesque back streets where restaurants set out their tables on the pavement. We pass attractive fountains and lakeside boats on our way back to catch the ferry. Watch the video: … Read more