The Three Peaks of Lavaredo

The Three Peaks of Lavaredo – Tre Cime di Lavaredo – are perhaps the most photographed mountains in all of Italy, and certainly the country’s most famous mountainscape scene… The Three Peaks – Tre Cime – of Lavaredo are one of the most recognizable symbols of the Italian Dolomites. They stand on what is today […]

Alta Badia – The Ladin Shangri La

Having previously visited the Dolomites on an adventure holiday with a friend, Jon Bickley returns with his family to see how his two young teenagers would take to mountain views and ‘nothing to do’… Two years ago I was privileged to have an adventurous weekend in the Dolomite region of Alta Badia – the principal […]

The Sound Of The Dolmites

Chris Allsop attends the Sound of the Dolomites festival for world-class music in a breath-taking natural setting, and then discovers the unspoiled gem known as ‘Little Venice’… The hills are alive with the sound of music. Except this is northeast Italy, not Austria, and it might be a tad rude – if not inaccurate – […]

Sound of the Dolomites festival Top Tips

INFORMATION ➤ General Trentino tourism website that covers the entire region: from the Alps to the Mediterranean; from the crisp mountain air of the Dolomites to the mild, balmy climate of Lake Garda. ➤ More location-specific tourism website that concentrates on the town of Rovereto and the surrounding district of Vallagarina (known in German […]

Val Rendena

The Val Rendena is the valley of the Sarca River in Trentino, and forms part of the Brenta, or ‘Western’, Dolomites. Today, it is alive with the sound of music… The Brenta Dolomites, though west of the River Adige, and therefore often considered not to really be part of the Dolomites, are in fact very […]

Alta Badia – Skiing & Slope Food

Alta Badia in the Dolomites offers more than just a simple skiing holiday – Rachel Wilson-Couch indulges in the new gourmet concept of Slope Food while strapping on a pair of skis for the first time… Just ski into my arms, it’ll be fine.” Walter, ski maestro at the Corvara ski school looked at me […]

Cycling The Dolmites

Always imagined cycling the Dolmites? Amy Lucinda Jones takes to the roads to see the delights of Trentino Alto Agide from the saddle… One of the best ways to really experience Italy is, in my opinion, not from the comfort of an air conditioned bus, not from a train compartment, nor is it from a […]