Italy

Castles and Palaces in Malcesine

Malcesine, a town located on the North-eastern coast of Lake Garda, is rich in history and culture. There’s certainly plenty to captivate whether you’re here for a day-trip or staying for a couple of weeks. With so many narrow, cobbled

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A visit to Bolzano from Neustift

  Over the past month we’ve enjoyed plenty of sunshine in the Stubaital, and we’ve discovered many new walking trails and an exciting new excursion destination. With the Italian South Tyrol within such easy reach, a visit to the regional

A city view of Bolzano
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Events at Malcesine Castle: From most popular wedding venue to medieval marvel

  Wander through the cobbled, labyrinth of Malcesine’s streets and you can easily lose yourself in a daydream of olden days and bygone eras. Imagine the horses and carts weaving through the streets up to the castle on the rock

St Anna fireworks
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Visiting Monte Isola in Lake Iseo, Italy

  Lake Iseo, compared to its more popular neighbours, Lake Garda and Lake Como, isn’t immediately recognisable. However, this is the fourth largest lake in Italy and for me the very best! The traditional Italian town of Iseo, with its

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Monte Baldo: The “Garden of Europe” and a haven for mountain sports

  The picturesque town of Malcesine has an incredibly beautiful setting on Lake Garda and the dramatic Monte Baldo mountain range nestled just behind it. With the Monte Baldo mountain right on its doorstep, Malcesine attracts plenty of mountain sports

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Water sports in Malcesine

  The beautiful medieval town of Malcesine is not only renowned for its picturesque castle on the rocks and narrow cobbled streets, but also for the huge variety of activities it has on offer. Malcesine is where Lake Garda meets

Windsurfing on Lake Garda
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Lago Blu – A classic mountain trail in Champoluc

  Champoluc, a snowy paradise during the winter and a hidden gem of flower-filled meadows and woodland glades in the summer. This area epitomises the Alps. When people think of the mountains, they imagine big, snow-capped peaks, glaciers, forests, lakes

The Blue Lake
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Our favourite activities in Malcesine

Malcesine is a great little medieval town on the eastern shore of Lake Garda. Quaint cobbled streets connect most of the resort. It is the perfect place to explore while trying Italian gelato.  Walk along the promenade, explore the old

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