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A stunning hike around Tre Cime di Lavaredo

A stunning hike around Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Tre Cime di Lavaredo is one of the most famous mountains in the Dolomites. They are three distinctive massive rocky peaks that rise up from the rolling scenery of the Dolomites and surrounded by amazing views. The Tre Cime di Lavaredo hike is one of the best value hikes in the Dolomites; it’s quite easy and suitable for most people. This hiking loop takes only a few hours, and the scenery is stunning. If you have a chance to visit…

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Walk around Lake Vernago – A beautiful little-known reservoir in South Tyrol

Walk around Lake Vernago – A beautiful little-known reservoir in South Tyrol

Lake Vernago or Lago di Vernago is an artificial lake located in in the middle of Val Senales at 1,700 masl. It has been established in the 1950s when a 65 m high dam wall has been built, and eight farmsteads as well as a church were drowned in the waters. Sometimes still today the church tower can be seen at low water. The emerald green lake covers about 100 hectares and is fed by the Senales river. At the…

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Polignano a Mare – A little-known sea-side town in Italy

Polignano a Mare – A little-known sea-side town in Italy

Polignano a Mare is a small beautiful coastal town in Puglia. There can’t be too many prettier seaside towns in Italy than Polignano a Mare. Its medieval old town is characterized by houses built into limestone cliffs and caves above the deep blue waters of Adriatic Sea. The old town was once surrounded by city walls and a moat – these have gone now, but the old Roman gate still stands. This historic center is a maze of pedestrian streets,…

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Across Col Raiser to Seceda: An easy panoramic hike in Val Gardena

Across Col Raiser to Seceda: An easy panoramic hike in Val Gardena

Val Gardena is one of the most beloved valleys of the South Tyrol. This 25km long valley located in the heart of Dolomites, includes three municipalities of Ortisei, St. Cristina and Selva – three picturesque villages are embedded in idyllic green nature and surrounded by impressive mountain scenery. Every year, no matter if in summer or winter, many visitors come here to explore the breathtaking landscapes in this magical land: the majestic peaks in Puez-Odle Nature Park, the steep rocks of Sasso…

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Integrated regional tickets for public transportation in Italy

Integrated regional tickets for public transportation in Italy

Public transport in Italy is relatively complex, with many cities and provinces in the same region having transport systems operated by different companies that are not well connected. As a result, these regions don’t have the convenient regional pass like some other countries. However, some regions still have good regional ticket systems and they are suitable for short-term travel in these regions. Here I will introduce some regional ticket pass in Italy. 1.  Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol This region consists of two…

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Val di Funes – A fairy tale landscape in the Dolomites

Val di Funes – A fairy tale landscape in the Dolomites

Do you know Val di Funes, an unspoiled corner of the North Italy? Located in the north of Bolzano, this small valley is surrounded by the magnificent Natural Park of Puez-Odle and ranked among the most beautiful places in the Dolomites. Once you come here, you will be attracted picturesque views of endless lush mountain meadows, dense forests, nice churches with the wonderful background, massive stone towers of the great massif Odle Group. So, If you love nature and trekking, Val…

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Autumn in Braies lake – A must-see lake in Dolomites

Autumn in Braies lake – A must-see lake in Dolomites

Lake Braies, known as the “Pearl among Dolomite lakes”, is located 1,500 meters above sea level in the Eastern Dolomites. Braies Lake is quite stunning both for its position, right below the imposing Croda del Becco, surrounded by the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park, and for its emerald green and turquoise waters. You can visit Braies lake all year round. You can come here in summer to see the lake reflecting colors in all shades from green to blue, or the frozen…

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Bordaglia Lake – Beautiful lake in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Bordaglia Lake – Beautiful lake in Friuli Venezia Giulia

“Khi chúng ta già Em muốn rời thành phố Dựng một ngôi nhà trên cao nguyên Cách xa thế giới Chỉ có hai đứa mình cùng bầu trời” Nguyễn Thị Việt Hà Bordaglia Lake, Forni Avoltri, Italy How to get there? If you want to use public transportation, you can take bus from Trieste, Udine or Tolmezzo to Forni Avoltri. You can check the timetable from this websites or in Google Maps.  From Forni Avoltri, go to Pierabech and take route…

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