Italy

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

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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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Bardolino: the home of the wine festival

Italy - somewhere that offers the best of all of life’s luxuries: culture, history, great pizza and ice cream, and most importantly wine! Italy is home to some of the oldest wine producing regions in the world. This country is the

Visitors exploring the vineyards near Bardolino
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A picture perfect tour of the Dolomites

The scenery of the Dolomites, 3,000m above sea level, is simply breathtaking. It is a landscape of beautiful, jagged mountains, winding meadows and stark contrasting colours between the pale rock surfaces and the forests below.   The Dolomites are unique.

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The Mille Miglia classic car race passes through Lake Garda

  The epic car race, the Mille Miglia, passed through Desenzano on Thursday 18 May, bringing the world’s most precious cars to the shores of Lake Garda. The Mille Miglia is an iconic classic car race between Brescia and Rome

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