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Go Green At This Lake Garda Hotel
Published on Thursday, June 1, 2017 by A hotel on the banks of Lake Garda has been named the most environmentally friendly hotel in Europe – and with such stunning scenery, it’s no surprise that the hotel would strive to protect its natural surroundings. Travel website TripAdvisor recognized the Lefay Resort and Spa Lago di Garda in Gargnano for its bioarchitecture and commitment to eco-friendly energy...
Lombardy: 2017 European Capital of Gastronomy
Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017 by The Italian region of Lombardy has been chosen as one of the 2017 European Regions of Gastronomy, which aims to “showcase the gastronomic creativity, identity and dynamism of Europe’s regions” and to promote the integration between food, culture, creativity and tourism. The four cities in eastern Lombardy represented in the designation are Bergamo, Brescia, Crem...
Italian Blue Waters Get Prestigious Blue Flags
Published on Friday, May 15, 2015 by The International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has once again given Italy the highest number of Blue Flag beaches, bringing Italy's total to 280. The Blue Flag designation means that a beach meets the organization’s high eco-standards for cleanliness and sustainability. FEE Italy President Claudio Mazza says that the constant increase, up from 248...
5 Romantic Spots in Italy
Published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by Let's face it, ALL of Italy is romantic. But in honor of Valentine's Day, here are five great spots to celebrate romance! 1.  A gondola ride in Venice At the top of every hopeless romantic’s bucket list is a private gondola ride through the canals of one of Italy’s most beautiful cities. As the gondola floats through the peaceful waterways and the gondolier ...
Theme Parks in Italy Make Waves for Summer Fun
Published on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by Looking for a new adventure in Italy or have kids and just can't resist good old-fashioned theme park fun? What better way to cool off to have some summer fun than at a theme park in Italy, and it might provide a much-needed break for visiting all of those Italian museums. Here are three of our favorites: Gardaland: With rides such as “Space Vertigo” and “Blu...
Small Lakes In Italy Attract Tourists
Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Lakes in Italy are some of the lesser-known tourist spots that lure travelers to the country. Travelers are overwhelmed with the scenic sight that beholds them at these beautiful lakes. If you are looking for an interesting holiday vacation, then plan trips to Italy lakes with your friends and family. The Alpine scenery as well as mountain peaks like Mont Bre an...
Lake Garda – A Paradise for Adventurists
Published on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 by A holiday spent in Italy at Lake Garda will be so exciting and invigorating that you will never feel like returning home. Celebrated as the largest lake of Italy, Garda also prides itself as the loveliest of all Italian lakes. The panoramic view of the lake, sweet smell of vineyards, striking silhouette of valleys, picturesque views of castles, and the remarkable back...