3 x snowshoeing in northern Italy

3 x snowshoeing in northern Italy

Snowshoeing The winter wonderland of northern Italy is a great place to relax. On the snow-covered mountains, life doesn’t get much better. But while it is 20º C on New Year’s Day in the Swiss alps (source), I wonder how long I can, in good conscience,...
The best kept secrets of Venice

The best kept secrets of Venice

City trip to Venice Despite its mass tourism, Venice is my favourite place in Italy. The city is breathtakingly beautiful. The many hidden corners, alluring waterways, gondolas, elegant palaces, the Grand Canal, the haunting Bridge of Sighs, the magnificent Rialto...
Madonna della Corona – between a rock and a hard place

Madonna della Corona – between a rock and a hard place

A spectacular sanctuary on Monte Baldo
Madonna della Corona is a salmon-coloured church dedicated to the ‘Madonna of the Crown’, in the town of Spiazzi di Caprino in Northern Italy. The sanctuary is located 774 meters above sea level, overlooking the valley of the river Adige. The church stands on Mount Baldo or rather hangs against a rock face, between heaven and earth, a stone’s throw from Lake Garda.

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