Hidden Jewels of Venice

Scala Contarini del Bovolo : the spiral staircase most impressive and valuable in Venice During the late fifteenth century, important overall renovation works updated the complex architectures to meet the modern Renaissance taste with the construction of the loggia and of the graceful spiral staircase known as “bovolo” (venetian word that means “snail”). These major […]

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Dolomites -Unesco World Heritage

Formed 200 million years ago from primordial seas, today these fascinating mountains rise more than 3,000m tall toward the sky. The Dolomites are named after French geologist Deodat de Dolomieu (1750 – 1801), who first identified the unique composition of the rock. On 26 June 2009 the Dolomites became a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site for their […]

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Let’s go skiing in the Dolomites !

The Dolomite Mountains are simply breathtaking in winter – a pristine mountain landscape blanketed with snow. These incredible peaks and long valleys provide extraordinary terrain for winter sports, and have become famous the world over as one of the most beloved areas for winter enthusiasts. Boasting over 5,000 vertical feet of skiable terrain, lift-service and […]

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