Tourist Area Crossed
The cultivation of vines has ancient origins on the hills of Franciacorta, as evidenced by the findings of prehistoric grape seed and the writings of classical authors such as Pliny, Columella and Virgil. Vine cultivation has been a constant in Franciacorta, where grapes were grown from Roman times to late antiquity and the Middle Ages, thanks to its favourable climatic and soil conditions. Though it experience good and bad periods alike, viticulture in these lands never stopped.
Lago d'Endine - Valcavallina
Lake Endine, the hidden gem of the Cavallina Valley, lies like a antique jewel nestled among verdant green shores, and is the perfect place for those looking for the peace and quiet of a restful holiday.
In spite of the fact that the shores of this lake are very popular with tourists and locals in summer, it is never overcrowded and retains an intimate and relaxing atmosphere.
The lake and the entire valley section reflected in its waters are abundant with attractions throughout the entire year. Miniscule villages, tree-lined beaches, corners of unspoilt countryside, restaurants and cosy bars compete to make a holiday or day out enjoyable.
The history of Lovere is full of events, given its strategic location which places it among the top Sebino and the entrance of Val Cavallina for links by land, and the north end of Lake Iseo for water transport.
It is a country devoted to industries which, however, in recent years, has been able to rediscover their own excellent tourist destination.
The Academy of Fine Arts Tadini is headquartered in the magnificent palace place in front of the lake, completed in 1826 by architect S. Salimbeni and by Count Tadini Cream with the noble intention of education to open his collection to the public, so that masterpieces were the model for the new young artists, whose formation took place in the attached school of painting and music.
Sulzano - Lago d'Iseo - Tribute
"The floating piers" is the name of the ambitious temporary installation that the artist Christo realized in the summer of 2016 on Lake Iseo. It is a floating walkway of the length of over 4 km composed of elements combined with each other like the pieces of a puzzle and wrapped by a covering of yellow-orange fabric. The runner, wide 16 meters high and about 50 cm in the middle, sloping the sides up to the water.
Vallecamonica is one of the largest valleys of the central Alps, in eastern Lombardy, about 90 km long.
The part that interests the average Vallecamonica extends from Cividate Camuno to the towns of Sonic-Edolo.
In it are several parks of natural interest nationally or regionally.
Among the main there is certainly the Nature Reserve Rock engravings of Ceto, Cimbergo Paspardo: a vast nature reserve, largely wooded, which covers about 290 hectares. Inside there at least 420 rock surfaces bearing petroglyphs, declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1979.
Another important historical relic that affects the average Vallecamonica is the Castle of Breno, who, from the top of a hill, overlooking the village.
Malonno and the church of S.S. Faustino and Giovita
The Cathedral stands on a rocky cliff not far from the town of Malonno. The original church dates back to the XI - XII century. by the Benedictine monks of the Monastery of San Faustino Brescia. The building was enlarged in the fifteenth and sixteenth century. The building is characterized by the clearness architecture of the facade but above all for the excellent spatial articulation of the interior and the brightness of the whole. In downtown of Malonno can be seen even three noble towers, with stone masonry irregular, beautiful portals, some more complex and machined, others with simple granite lintels, arches and bundles, remains a bit 'neglected houses important or clear Private farmers, as well as an interesting melting furnace.
Temù - Alta Vallecamonica
Temù is a small village 1,144 m above sea level and only 3 km from Ponte di Legno. It is surrounded by green meadows, coniferous forests and the imposing, snow-capped peaks of the Adamello group.
In the winter months it has a ski area with 4 chair lifts and 8 pistes of varying difficulty linked to the pistes of nearby Ponte di Legno. This means you can get on your skis in the village and make your way up to the Presena glacier at a height of 3,000 metres, passing through Ponte di Legno and Passo Tonale on your way. During the summer the beautiful mountains surrounding the village are a favourite destination for bikers and walkers. Lush pastures and magnificent larch forests are enchanting places where you can restore your spirits.
Ponte di Legno - Tonale
Appointed in 1912 by the Italian Touring Club Italian first station of tourism and winter sports, Ponte di Legno today can boast in the collective imagination of the name 'Pearl of Valcamonica' for the characteristics of the town, for the extraordinary landscape that surrounds it.
From the country, through the lifts, you can reach some of the most beautiful slopes for winter sports.
During the summer, the same lifts, but also simple paths, allowing a wide choice of walking and climbing up with levels of difficulty to suit all tastes.
Val di Sole
The Val di Sole valley is one of the main side valleys of another well-known Trentino valley: Val di Non.
A special kind of experience promise the therapeutic springs of Pejo and Rabbi, which made the local spa sector boom. The Stelvio National Park boasts moreover valuable natural resources as it features the ideal landscape for the Alpine flora and fauna. Several information points will tell you interesting news about the local plant and flower species.
Those interested in winter sports, will find all they can wish for: State-of-the-art lifts and gondolas take you up to the skiing areas Folgarida-Marilleva, Pejo and Tonale (Skirama Adamello Brenta)!
Madonna di Campiglio - Val Rendena
A green valley surrounded by beautiful mountains, Adamello, Presanella and the Brenta Dolomites, dotted with towns rich in history and traditions that are places of hospitality and knows how to beas simple as that of the mountain people. Places frequented every summer, as many shelters, hundreds of thousands of people attracted by the legendary charm of the Dolomites.
Storo - Valle del Chiese
One of the most important countries of the Giudicarie is Storo, near the Lake Idro, where the Churches of the valley widens.
A picturesque old town with narrow streets and squares reminiscent of the ancient division of the borough into districts.
Storo in recent years making a name for itself thanks to the '' gold of Storo ", the fine flour produced here and used to the typical dish of the Valley Churches: the polenta.
The Storo villages are surrounded by mountains, inviting the guests to extensive excursions.
Lago di Ledro - Ledro
Lake Ledro is one of the cleanest lakes in Trentino and during the summer it reaches a temperature of 24 degrees, which allows nice swim and a lot of relax in one of the four beaches around the lake. One is also open for dogs, who can also lie in the sun. It is possible to rent a canoe or a sailing boat and cross the lake from one side to the other (the lake is 3 km long and 1,5 km wide, all around is about 10 km that one can also walk or bike).
Riva del Garda - Torbole
Riva del Garda is the main centre of Northern Lake Garda. It is the ideal location for an eventful holiday. Sport is the main motivation for the holiday: sailing and windsurfing in the first instance, but also hiking, cycling, mountain biking, tennis, canoeing. The mild climate favours a typically Mediterranean vegetation with lemon trees, olive trees, laurels and palm trees: a true Mediterranean island at the foot of the Dolomites. The centre of Riva del Garda will fascinate you.
Molveno - Andalo
Altopiano della Paganella lies between the mountain of the same name, looking over Valle dell'Adige, and the spectacular Brenta Dolomites. Its main centres are Molveno with its splendid lake, Fai della Paganella and Andalo, which boasts fantastic sporting infrastructures. Molveno is famous for its lake of clear waters which reflect the Brenta Dolomites. In 2014 and 2015 it won first place among the Italian lakes in the Touring Club and Legambiente ranks. Andalo on the other hand enjoys a good and proper sporting citadel, with its ice-skating stadium, the swimming pools and their wellness centres.
Val di Non - Lago di S. Giustina
In Val di Non, hospitality means visitors’ friendly holiday offers in both summer and winter, staying in close contact with nature, surrounded by varied and beautiful landscapes with plenty of choice of sports and leisure activities! This green and sunny plateau has many scenic mountain destinations, like the Brenta Dolomites and the beautiful Maddalene group. The valley centre with the artificial lake of Santa Giustina is surrounded by green hills with castles immersed in fruit orchard and forests: the most imposing is perhaps Castel Thun, which is one of the most prestigious cultural and museum centers in the whole Alpine region.
Engadina - Laghi Alpini - Sankt Moritz
The holiday region Engadin St. Moritz is situated south of the Swiss Alps, at 1800 m above sea level, on the "roof of Europe".
Thanks to the lakeside landscape in keeping with the Engadin enjoys great international reputation as a 'hall of the Alps ".
The valley enjoys an annual number of sunny days much above average, has mineral springs and a pleasant climate.
Valle di Chiavenna
Where the water flows into the Mera and in Lake Como, begins Valchiavenna that, protected by towering mountains, just 130 km from Milan, contains some rare natural beauty as the Potholes and the beautiful waterfalls of 'Water Fraggia.
Thanks to Sky Express, the most modern underground funicular railway in Europe, which in 3 minutes well exceeds 638 meters in altitude, you can reach the wonderful ski slopes of Madesimo. Valchiavenna is also very close also to Saint Moritz.
Bassa Valtellina – Berbenno in Valtellina
An area rich of routes that following the traces of human history and its roots in the heart of the Alps, in an area of great geological and naturalistic interest. Several kilometers of history ranging from rock carvings of Tirano, the medieval fortified castles dotting the Valtellina, churches and theaters of Morbegno, the ancient village of Berbenno.
Lago di Como - Lecco
Lecco is a city of 48,131 inhabitants in Lombardy, northern Italy, 50 kilometres north of Milan, the capital of the province of Lecco. It lies at the end of the south-eastern branch of Lake Como. The Bergamo Alps rise to the north and east, cut through by the Valsassina of which Lecco marks the southern end. The lake narrows to form the river Adda, so bridges were built to improve road communications with Como and Milan. There are four bridges crossing the river Adda in Lecco: the Azzone Visconti Bridge (1336–1338), the Kennedy Bridge (1956) and the Alessandro Manzoni Bridge (1985) and a railroad bridge. Lecco was also Alpine Town of the Year 2013.