Towards the Alpetto Superiore from which on clear days you can see the flooded rice fields, the church of San Gaudenzio di Novara, the two cones of the abandoned nuclear power plant of Trino, the hill of Superga and the Monviso.
Orino, starting point for many points of interest here in the Campo dei Fiori. Today we bring you to the discovery of its fortress of ancient origins, think dated around the third century b.c
A few steps from Como, precisely in Albate, stands the park of Valbosca. A park where you can refresh yourself on hot summer days but also a place where you can gather for recreational activities in contact with nature
Trebiano, one of the villages that from the hills behind the Gulf of Poets, overlook the plain of Magra. Villages rich in history and alleys to explore; almost always closed to traffic offer an air of the past, almost as if the clock had stopped many years ago.
Peia is considered one of the 5 countries of the “Cinque Terre”! Yes, here too we have them, they are not only in Liguria. Together with Gandino, Leffe, Casnigo and Cazzano S. Andrea, make up the Bergamo “Cinque Terre”, places suspended between history and nature at the foot of the Orobie
Borghetto di Borbera is one of those pleasant discoveries that you make on a day when you are looking for new places and almost blindly decide that your next destination will be there, around the corner, after that indication
Orta San Giulio is a small village in the province of Novara that overlooks the lake of the same name. Often in the past this village has been a stop for many artists who have left an incredible artistic and cultural heritage.
Monte Zeda is a mountain in the Ticinese Alps, located between Val Grande and Valle Cannobina and is part of the Val Grande National Park. To reach it you can leave by leaving your car in Colle at 1238 meters where you can easily find parking
The village of Bard – an authentic concentration of historical evidence in just over 3 square kilometers and for a population of about 160 inhabitants – is now considered one of the 20 most
Monopoli is a charming seaside town in the province of Bari. On the Apulian coast it is one of the most active ports in the entire region. In the Middle Ages Monopoli had expanded its boundaries up to where today Locorotondo and Alberobello rise, because of its strong growth due to the continuous crossroads of port travel with the East.
Arona and Stresa are two of the most characteristic villages on Lake Maggiore, on the Piedmont shore. Arona is a municipality of about 14000 inhabitants and falls in the Natural Park of the Lagoni of Mercurago. It is also the largest port that overlooks Lake Maggiore.
One of the peaks that dominates Lake Como and from its 1325 meters you can see the Italian and Swiss Alps in their majesty. Mount Bisbino has several access routes and the one from the south is the one we propose.
The Conero Reserve is beautiful to walk around inland, looking at the coves from above, but just as beautiful when seen from the sea, with the cliffs that plunge into the sea at a precipice
Castiglione di Garfagnana is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. As soon as we arrived there we understood why it was included in this prestigious classification
Corfino is a small village located in Garfagnana at about 800 meters above sea level. To reach it you need a lot of hairpin bends and a good dose of patience, but when you’ll see it up there in the distance you’ll understand why
One of the greenest and quietest places in Garfagnana is surely the Orecchiella Park Nature Reserve. For us it is one of the lungs of Italy because on this portion of territory 60% is covered by forest against 28% of the national average
The Sentiero delle Espressioni (Expressions Path) is a path that starts from Posa di Schignano in Val D’Intelvi and arrives at the foot of Sasso Grondona, 10 minutes from Rifugio Prabello.
Departure from Riale for this new tour in the nature. This time we stop in the high Formazza Valley. Riale is a hamlet of a few houses from where many excursions depart to go to high altitude.
Cherasco is a little more than 3 km from the Resort but the road is a provincial road not very suitable to our standards and therefore we have built a very special “figure of eight” tour, as you can see from the map.
In the footsteps of the path number 4 of those present in the municipality of La Morra and surroundings, together with the Resort Limax Acis we propose another excursion that from the Resort will take you directly to the belvedere of La Morra, in the center of the village.
“Vogogna”, in the classification of the most beautiful villages in Italy, once a place of support for Ludovico il Moro. Vogogna and its castle have their origins in the far XI century, first with the Fortress, of which now we can only see the ruins in the upper part at about 300 meters above sea level on Mount Orsetto, in a position that allowed a complete view of the valley. In the first half of the 14th century Giovanni Visconti, Bishop of Novara and Lord of Milan, enlarged the castle as part of a more general plan to strengthen the defensive network of the Duchy, of which Vogogna was part.
From Vigo di Fassa you can go up to the Vajolet Valley both from the ski slopes and also from the path that can be taken almost immediately on the right. Both have significant slopes and at times the path is more challenging because the climb goes uphill directly compared to the track that takes it wider. After about 3 km you arrive at the first ski lifts and from there you can easily take the path to the Gardeccia Refuge
Erice is a small village perched above Trapani. It is easily reached by car with a climb of about 13 km making the shortest possible tour. There is also the possibility to reach the village on foot, through a path that cuts straight up and in about 7 km with 700 meters of elevation
At the end of Val Martello, after the artificial lake of Gioveretto, there is a parking lot with a fee, alternatively you can use the very convenient bus service. Immediately after the Gioveretto Lake, you will find the impressive narrow gorge carved by the Plima river over the millennia at the foot of Mount Cevedale characterized by almost vertical sides smoothed with ice water.
The path starts from the village of Mergozzo and its lake that thanks to the lack of industry, the prohibition of the use of motor boats and a proper management of the sewerage system, make the waters of this basin are among the cleanest in Italy. In the central square of the village, we can admire the ancient secular Elm, which according to some historical documents, was already in the square of Mergozzo in 1600 and now, completely hollow, is awarded the title of monumental tree of Piedmont
Our itinerary today will take you to discover the salt pans of Marsala, one of the most natural of all Italy, still worked by hand by those who really put a lot of passion and sweat in a job not easy and easily underestimated
For this itinerary you can leave the car in the main parking lot at the entrance of the nature reserve, where it is usually difficult to find parking, or directly to Scopello a little ‘out of the chaos to be able to have a moment of breath and peace when you return
Our itinerary today includes the ascent to the Brioschi Refuge located on the Northern Grigna. With its 2403 meters it is the highest of Valsassina. From up there you can enjoy a unique panorama on the Lecco branch of Lake Como
Porto Palo is a hamlet of Menfi and the two villages are connected by a bicycle path. It may seem strange to find one in Sicily, but sometimes you are positively surprised and we feel like recommending this route also for the landscape that you can enjoy from here and then go back to the sea to enjoy a bit of healthy relaxation in a crystal clear sea
The starting point of this excursion is Pian delle Fugazze. Pian delle Fugazze is an alpine pass located at 1 163 m above sea level, along the border between the provinces of Vicenza and Trento. It separates the chain of Sengio Alto from the Pasubio massif, connecting the Leogra and Vallarsa valleys
The final destination of this itinerary is undoubtedly the Andromeda Theater, particular for its history and for how it is growing in visibility over time, also thanks to a strong wave of curiosity from tourists from all over the world.
Ossuccio is a small village before Lenno on the branch of Lake Como. From here start many excursions immersed in the nature towards Boffalora Refuge and Venini Refuge.
Monte Berico is a hill, a little more than 100 meters above sea level, which is the northernmost part of the complex of Colli Berici, located a short distance from the historic center of Vicenza and overlooking the city. On its summit stands the shrine of Our Lady of Monte Berico, patron saint of the city and the diocese.
For this excursion we start from Livigno, in the direction of the Valle Alpisella, passing through the sources of the Adda until we reach the Lake of San Giacomo di Fraele.
Departure from Cavagnano, a small hamlet of Cuasso al Monte. In these places you can still breathe the air of the past, the houses are mostly made of stone and there is no trace of the “city” with condominiums and huge buildings. The space is filled with many small historic houses that animate the pedestrian center of the village.
Cunardo is a small village in the province of Varese immersed in the Campo dei Fiori Park, easily connected to Ghirla and Ganna by a bicycle path that runs along the homonymous lakes and that in autumn is colored with infinite shades for the beauty of the woods in which they are immersed.
Cornello dei Tasso, in Valle Brembana, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, one of the places in Bergamo where the medieval urban and architectural structure has been better preserved.
To start with this excursion it is necessary to go to Cornino, a small town in the province of Trapani, just after the famous and renowned Zingaro Reserve. The Reserve of Mount Cofano has nothing to envy compared to that of the Zingaro and has the advantage of not having a large amount of tourists because it is a bit wilder.
We learn about the Natural Reserve of Bosco Solivo in the Novara area and decide to go for a run to explore a new place. The town to start from is Borgo Ticino, we recommend that you park in the area of Via Marie Curie to have easy access to the park.
To reach the beginning of the excursion you have to drive up from Introbio towards Val Biandino, through an asphalted road on the right side just after the village.
Starting from Arnoga you can stop your car in several parking lots that you will find along the road, we recommend the first on the right coming from Livigno that is free, while the others are paid and usually more crowded. Legs on your shoulders and off you go to discover this valley. They say that it is beautiful ..
This ring is completely immersed in the green countryside of Brianza and is the right destination if you want to get out of the traffic and stay a bit in the middle of nature without moving too much by car. You don’t need to go near the lake or the mountains, but simply in the middle of small towns, near the town of Vertemate con Minoprio.
Bra is a lively city in the province of Cuneo, not far from Nizza Monferrato and Alba. To find a place to park your car we suggest you to go to the area next to the train station, where there are many free parking lots.
Roddi is a small town in the province of Cuneo, with a little more than 1500 inhabitants, but it is known for a peculiarity: it is the seat of the only “university” of truffle dogs in the world, created in 1880 by a farmer from Roddi, Antonio Monchiero, called “Barot”
Then there are days when you reach a small village of four souls in the province of Varese and decide to go up into the hills, in the peace of the green that surrounds you. A small village very quaint and picturesque in which you can find small works of art.
The National Park of Portofino is a very large park that extends from Santa Margherita Ligure to Camogli. Portofino and the Abbey of San Fruttuoso are peacefully hidden in the most protected hinterland with few human traces.
The Val Federia is a very long valley, mostly grazed. The route that will take us to the Alp does not foresee major difficulties. The walking time is about 2 hours.
Leaving to go to Gajum means going in search of coolness. But what is Gajum? Gajum is a source of pure water that flows above the town of Canzo. To get there, it is necessary to arrive in the center of the village and turn to go up towards the mountains. You can arrive by car just before starting to climb to the source (usually block access to cars up to the source because there is little parking.
Hills around Novi Ligure have a typical hilly landscape among Gavi’s vineyards in which are located many farmhouses and historical villas. The cultural, landscape and enogastronomical patrimony are the main protagonists in this area of Alessandria.
Starting from the historical center of Biella to go towards the mountains, to explore sanctuaries and unexpected views. Here we are today in this different guise that will take us from the period villas of Biella to the history of the old villages above the hills of Biella.
Our itinerary starts from the church of Sant’Agostino and immediately ahead on the right you take a stone road that will lead you to cut a couple of hairpin bends to take you directly on the mule track that leads to Brunate and from there to the Faro Voltiano.The initial ascent is not very long, but it is demanding, so we suggest you to face it with calm and moderation.
Caslino d’Erba is a small village in the province of Como, not far from Canzo considered the last village of Brianza and starting point for many excursions in the mountains of the famous “Larian Triangle”.
The Sentiero delle Formichelle (Path of the Formichelle) is an ancient pedestrian path that connects Tramonti to the near sea resorts of Maiori and Minori. It runs through an area full of lemon trees and its name is connected to this particularity
Today we find ourselves in the Bergamo area, more precisely in the Val di Scalve behind the Presolana massif. We want to take you to the Cimon della Bagozza, which at 2407m is one of the main peaks of the Bergamo Prealps.