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Relaxation in the heart of the Alps

Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, Europe, Local terrace

Very chic accommodation - more than comfortable, great snow and very friendly people, such defining, slopes lovers, all-star resorts in Italy and France.

DJs maintain enjoyment in Madonna di Campiglio

A discreet and elegant city, situated at an altitude of 1,550 meters in a lovely valley between the Brenta Dolomites and the glaciers, Adamello and Presanella, is now the number one ski resort in Italy and one of the leading resorts in the Alps. You can ski, acres of trails with varying degrees of difficulty, up to an altitude of 2600 meters. Moreover, you can start from downtown and to return there, without ever removing skis. Today, the area boasts 57 ski lifts and 150 km of ski slopes, a snow park and links with slopes of Pinzolo (a mountain village, very tender, after a day on the slopes).

The resort is very Italian in Chapter apr├Ęs-ski, always excentric and late into the night. On sunny days, a DJ will make appetite to dance on the bar terrace Rifugio Boch, and crowds gather around him from slope. Des Alpes, has expensive disco and a piano bar that creates the ideal atmosphere to enjoy a drink as long as you want, and you can attend ballroom cabaret. Zangola boasts strippers and girls dancing all night in an atmosphere that has become legendary in Italy.

For nature lovers, the Center for Glaciology "Julius Payer", situated at 2430 m, offers an exhibition of ice, and children can enjoy alpine pastures, at Museo della Malga in Caderzone village, which keeps the instruments used in milk processing from the cow in the Alps. 44 shops are ready to satisfy your whims in terms of souvenirs, clothes, sports equipment.

Refined lunches in Cortina D 'Ampezzo

Charm of this, city with air Tiroliana, is given by the Architecture and stylish Italians who come to relax here. Necessarily reach the resort and other resorts in the area, the Dolomites Super Ski Pass, which gives skiers more than 740 miles of trails. There are slopes for beginners, intermediates and experts, as well as numerous opportunities for sports enthusiasts: snowmobile, ice climbing, sledding, ice skating. Even non-athletes will be happy here.

Shopping from 'Cortina' should not be missed, you can eat in fabulous restaurants and relax at a scenic ride through the streets of a city or dance the night away in one of the venues. An elegant glass, Sangiovese wine, a waiter dressed casual and guests not just in black tie, many dressed in overalls and sweaters, this is the atmosphere from restaurant, but dishes delight your every sense: a beet ravioli unusual amazingly rich and sweet and pasta covered with melted butter, poppy seeds and a generous pinch of parmesan.

One of the main hotels, Ancora, built in 1826, became a hot spot for celebrities such as Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn during and after the Dolce Vita era and won the "Salotto dei Famosi," or "celebrity room". Today, customers, seems to come directly from the fashionable Italian magazines: actresses, models, football players and superstars such as George Clooney. Built in the last century, as shelters for shepherds and hikers, the famous "rifugi" were transformed into bars, restaurants and hotels, many have terraces overlooking the slopes, with rustic furniture, such as Pomedes Rifugio, a family cottage, which delight you with delicious dishes from northern Italy.