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Share a moment of relaxation with your family. Let yourself be pampered on holiday in Italy

When it comes to family holidays, be it by sea or mountain, the important thing is to choose a destination that pleases everyone. In Italy with its abundance of attractions and entertainment, it is easy to satisfy everyone, gifting your family immeasurable happiness.

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Pale di San Martino

San Martino di Castrozza - Passo Rolle

San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle: between scenic trails and perfect pistes Like skiing in a painting, among kilometres of highly scenic slopes. And we are in one of the most popular ski areas for winter sports enthusiasts. The ski area of San Martino di Castrozza and Passo Rolle, in Trentino, enjoys a strategic position within the Dolomiti Superski circuit, in the territory of the Paneveggio Pale di San Martino Nature Park. An experience not to be missed The reasons for choosing a skiing holiday in these parts are many. Firstly,the ski slopes are surrounded by beautiful nature, you can also ski at night in the Colverde area and you can enjoy the excellent local cuisine in the alpine huts and shelters. The numbers also speak for themselves: 75 kilometres of ski slopes, 26 ski lifts, 3 snow parks with 4 different lines, 1 children's fun park and 30 kilometres of cross-country skiing Again, you can learn to ski in 2 schools with over 100 instructors. Discovering a dream destination The Passo Rolle is located at 1,980 metres and is a good starting point to reach the other Dolomite valleys, always on tracks with a view of high altitudes. This Alpine pass connects San Martino di Castrozza with the neighbouring villages. And this very destination has a history that takes us back through the centuries. Well-known as early as the 19th century among the pioneers of modern mountaineering, it gradually became a tourist resort popular with high society and artists in search of peace and inspiration. Little skiers grow up The slopes are suitable for all levels of difficulty. For younger children and those who want to try their hand at this sport for the first time, there are the Prà delle Nasse training areas and the Tognola Kinderland. For children in particular, dedicated areas are provided with conveyor belts and training lifts. The Marmot Kinderheim, on the other hand, is a small wooden house where educators entertain the children while their parents ski Snowboard enthusiasts can enjoy on two snow parks: the San Martino snow park at Tognola and the Rolle Railz Park at Passo Rolle. Night skiing or Nordic skiing Skiing under the stars is a local feature and the area of reference is linked to the Colverde-Rosetta facilities, where there are no less than 2 kilometres of illuminated slope and a final finish line in the village centre. Nordic skiing is no less important and boasts its own 30 kilometres of tracks divided between the forests of San Martino, Val Canali, Passo Cereda and Lake Calaita. Not convinced and looking for other special snow activities? Try telemarking, go-karting on ice and horse-drawn troika rides.
Art & Culture
The unmistakable facade of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan by night

Teatro alla Scala

The prestigious international theater in Milan It is one of the most important opera houses in the world, built on the ashes of Teatro Ducale by will of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, and inaugurated in 1778. In 1812, thanks to Rossini, La Scala became the theater of Italian melodrama. However, the composer who - more than any other - is linked to the history of La Scala is Giuseppe Verdi. In 1842, Verdi celebrated his biggest triumph with Nabucco, thanks to the strong patriotic feeling that the opera stirred in the people of Milan at the time, due to the tumultuous period of Italian Risorgimento. This event reinforced the popular roots of melodrama and its link to La Scala. Over time, the theater hosted Italian and international artists. The best known in contemporary times include names such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Diana Damrau, Cecilia Bartoli and conductors such as Claudio Abbado and Riccardo Muti. Located in Piazza della Scala, with its 2030 seats, every year it inaugurates the new opera season, on December 7th (Sant'Ambrogio Feast Day) with the "Prima", a well-known and glamorous event attended by artists and famous figures from the world of entertainment and beyond. A symbol of artistic excellence, Teatro alla Scala is involved in a variety of initiatives and activities, from the Accademia Teatro alla Scala to partnerships with other companies and cultural promotion activities including the possibility of visiting its historical archives, museum and even the Theater itself.
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