Weekend in Valmalenco: into the Mountain

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With little more than a couple of hours from Milan you reach Valmalenco…Nerar Chiesa Valmalenco we were looking for a small hotel and we didn’t have addresses ... the road climbed slowly bend after bend, gallery after gallery ... every now and then we saw the signs of some hotel but we wanted to go even higher, but not knowing how high we would find a comfortable accommodation...
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Magic Etna: discovering tha hight volcano in Europe

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He is one of the most rude guests in the world, with the bad habit of smoking and even worse with alarming rumblings coming from his stomach without notice ... Yet receives visitors from all over the world, who respect and revere him like a god. A personality overwhelming ... a spectacle of nature that goes on stage for 500,000 years!
We're talking about the volcano Etna..
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Walking in Lombardia ... To Piani d'Erna through Stoppani Refuge

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With just over half an hour's drive from Milan you can immerse yourself in nature to breathe the perfume of the 4 seasons and observe the different colors. With the snow or the flowered meadows, the walk to the Refuge Stoppani and then continued up to the plans Erna is a breath of fresh air and energy that fortifies the greyness in and around Milan.
It starts from a path behind the square of the cable car departure for Piani d'Erna,
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Postacard from the Heaven: with snowshoes to the Pale of St. Martin

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It's like walking on the roof of the world a few steps from Heaven, if not already within its borders: a snowshoe hike to the Pale di San Martino will give you unique sensations and then it will be hard to find other paths just as charming. The Pale of St. Martin, one of the most beautiful mountains of the Dolomite have coral origin...
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Pustertal: with the music of Mahler , dipped in the pastel green meadows, framed by the Dolomites

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In the meadows of Pustertal have sprung snowdrops ... the white winter coat is being replaced by every shade of green that has always characterized the valley, on which stands the the Dolomites rocks colour.
Walking on the trails just outside the towns you can already smell the fragrance of the resin...
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Vigezzo Valley: the land of painters and chimney sweeps

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If you love the mountains and deny worldly life and clichés, Val Vigezzo will welcome and amaze you with its nature, its history and its passion for tradition.
Walking through the streets and lanes of its villages you will discover why it is called the Valley of the Painters and of the cimney sweeps...
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Antigorio Valley : Holy Places, Thermal waters, gorges and Giant Mills

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Weekend destination: Uriezzo Gorges. Along the street you will find many treasures to be discovered because Antigorio valley , that host and anticipates Devero and Formazza valleys, reserves many surprises.
Crodo for example, in addition to the famous Crodino...
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Formazza Valley: cross-country skiing and trekking Paradise

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The Formazza Valley is considered one of the most important places of origin of the Italian cross-country skiing: three Swiss arrived in 1909 with the skis, from Airolo through the Passo San Giacomo. After this venture a carpenter, Guido Matli, started producing skis for the villagers. The pastor gave birth to a ski club and several excursions that have become historic.
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Weekend in the Casentinesi forest

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The National Park of Casentino Forests, Mount Falterona and Campigna, established in 1993, covers an area of about 36,000 hectares, divided equally between Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, including the provinces of Forlì, Cesena, Arezzo and Florence.
It’s one of the most precious and ancient forest areas of Europe, rich in history, flora and fauna...

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Escape from the city : a dive in the green hill of Brianza

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Halfway between Milan and Lecco Lake, opposite the hill on which stands Montevecchia, there is a village which still has the charm of unspoiled nature that surrounds it: Colle Brianza is the highest point (887mt) is also the highest point of the whole Brianza.
It s a great place for a Sunday drive, even better on a scooter, which you can easily move from one village to another exploring the entire hill:
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Among the woods and green meadows: trekking in the Malenco Valley at the refuge Bosio

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In an area dotted with huts, Valmalenco, Galli-Bosio is the first encountered, lying on the side of a valley.
And like all of the most isolated and secluded places gives the most intense emotions.
A refuge from the early twentieth century that has kept its atmosphere a little out of time: stone, with red shutters on two floors, surrounded by pine trees Alpe Airale.
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In Funes Valley: Odle + Putia Mountains

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At the northwestern border of the Dolomites is the Odle group, distinct in Eores and Funes Odle.
A sheltered but fascinating group, remained on the margins of the tourism area and therefore able to preserve and provide images and ideas in other places now lost...
The Odle di Funes are among the most beautiful mountains in the Dolomites, an impressive sequence of vertical walls, and pinnacles structured, consisting of banks of Schlern Dolomite, very clear and very layered rock. A real boundary wall to the northeast of the dolomite.
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In Chiavenna in a "crotto"

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Chiavenna, Sondrio, rose on a large landslide, which detached from the south in very remote times. The boulders on the slope gave origin to Crotti. Between the cracks of these rocks blowing a stream of air at constant temperature, both summer and winter, around 8 ° C, making it so warm in winter and cool in summer.
These cavities, not to be confused with ordinary cellars, are great for storing wine and other typical products.
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The periplus of Sasso Lungo

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The route starts at the Passo Sella, universally considered the most beautiful pass in the Dolomites
The Sella looks like a massive block, bounded on all sides by valleys and passes detach formed the surrounding groups. In front of the sides of the Passo Sella impossible not to get excited.
The pass connects the Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, separating the massive Sassolungo, isolated in the west, from Sella. The route that we propose concerns the periplus of Sassolungo.
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In Ferret Valley

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Just beyond Courmayeur the Dora is divided, giving the name of two straight and converging valleys: the North West the Val Veny and the North East Val Ferret. The Val Ferret begins just beyond the village of Entrèves (m 1306) and cuts at the foot of Rochefort Ridges, Grandes Jorasses, the Triolet and Mont Dolent, whose watershed mark the border with France, ending in the North East the Col Ferret (m 2543) that marks the border with Switzerland.
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weekend in "Non" Valley: among apples, walks and strudel

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Welcome to Val di Non (Anaunia), famous worldwide for its amazing production of apples.
A valley to explore, where a weekend is only a first dive in the green and the story that you will want to investigate ...
The valley is located along the second track Walnut, the stream that comes from the Val di Sole and is a natural spectacle from spring to autumn, the apple trees in bloom and full of apples are very suggestive in this panoramic setting,
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The Aspromonte

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The long journey through the mountains of Calabria, which in fact endS up on the sea and the spectacular mountains of Aspromonte opening uninterrupted views over the seas that embrace the extreme tip of Calabria, the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, in an unforgettable 360 degree view from the profiles of the Aeolian Islands and the imposing summit of Mount Etna.
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The Serre

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Across the isthmus of Marcellinara, the narrowest point of Italy, where only 35 kilometers away from the Ionian Sea Tyrrhenian Sea, the group meets the Calabrian Serre, a long mountain range that offers unique landscapes and scenery, including forests and enchanted vestiges of ancient history. Along the many roads that reach the plateau from the coast, left the famous beaches of Soverato and Tropea, you find yourself surrounded by beautiful forests of fir and beech and chestnut is almost submerged by the most luxuriant Mediterranean vegetation.
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The heart of the green Mediterranean: The Sila

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Even today, visitors and tourists continue to surprise in meeting, at a few kilometers from the Tyrrhenian or the Ionian coast, such a variety of woods (pine, larch, beech, oak, chestnut) interspersed with grasslands and pastures, rich in streams and lakes so as to render this plateau, often compared to northern European countries, the real green heart of the Mediterranean.
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Between torrent rocks and chasms: the Orsomarso

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Geologically similar to the massif of Pollino, Mountains of Orsomarso constitute the extreme ramifications of the Apennines, now entirely within the limits of the Pollino National Park. Discovered only in recent years by scholars and fans, for its great variety of landscapes, very deep valleys, sharp peaks, dense forests and rocky canyons, this area is the most wild and mysterious of the Apennines
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Among secular forest and deep valleys. The Pollino

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The Pollino massif is the largest mountain range in Calabria, with the presence of five peaks over two thousand meters. It is one of the most interesting of the southern Apennines, both in terms of landscape and natural features, presenting the visitor with some unexpected alpine scenery and a natural intact heritage.

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