Lake Garda on a Boat: a Different Perspective

catamaran excursion_garda_lakeLake Garda is a very popular tourist destination, for its mild climate, the beauty of its landscapes, and for the many sporting activities (or not) that you can play. Thanks to its location, each year the lake becomes the favorite destination for thousands of visitors not only from Italy , but also from Europe and other foreign countries. To visit the lake, all you have to do is take a car, a motorhome, or your motorcycle and drive on the road loop that follows the coast. As an alternative, once you are settled in a town, you can get on one of the many ferries or boats that can take you from town to town. The boats leave every day at different times, more frequently during the summer. The boat tour really offers a whole new perspective, especially if you know the best destinations.

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Thermal Waters Facilities in Veneto: from Abano to Recoaro

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There are many thermal waters facilities in Veneto. Bathing in thermal waters, a practice that dates back to ancient Rome for the undisputed benefits on mind and body, is now a mass phenomenon that affects millions of people all over the world. Many tourists come to Veneto to take advantage of the healing properties of the thermal waters or just to spend a weekend in total relax. With its modern and stylish facilities, Veneto has quickly become a leader in the sector. There are plenty of hotels, spas and sport facilities, especially in the most popular resorts. These resorts are easily recognizable by their name: the presence of the word 'Terme' is an indication that the area is renowned for its thermal springs.

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Animals you find on the Small Dolomites

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In the Small Dolomites a great variety of animal species have adapted to live at different altitudes. The highest altitudes are characterized by walls and slopes of dolomite and their debris. This is where the chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) thrives. The chamois is a very wary and shy animal, so it can be easily spotted from afar, but it is very difficult to see up close. The average adult weighs between 20 and 45 kilograms and is between 70 and 85 cm tall. The color of its fur changes according to season: in summer it is brown (red-brown), with a black stripe on its back; in winter it is dark brown on the back, while the cheeks and belly are white. The chamois is very agile and can easily and quickly climb big slopes and rock faces that are seemingly inaccessible.

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Padua's Botanical Garden: a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Aquatic, carnivorous, succulent, poisonous, medicinal plants... Padua's botanical garden houses a priceless heritage. For plant lovers, but also for those who love quiet places, away from traffic and not crowded, this place is an oasis of peace and tranquility. The history of Padua's Botanical garden begins in 1545, when a decree of the Senate of the Republic of Venice endorsed its creation. 470 years later, Padua's botanical garden is the oldest university botanical garden of the world that is still located in its original position. A venerable age that deserves all the attention needed: those who travel to Veneto and stop in the “City of the Holy” can't miss a visit!

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Boat trips in the Comacchio Valleys and in the salt marshes

Valli-di-ComacchioThe Comacchio valleys are a magical and surreal place, evidence of a past when man lived in harmony with nature. Although the name seems to suggest a location inland, we are surrounded by the sea, in a lagoon and marsh complex that includes four valleys: Lida Magnavacca, Fossa di Porto, Valle Campo, and Valle Fattibello. Classified as a site of importance for the community and protected area, the area covers nearly 17,000 acres, making it one of the largest wetlands of Italy. The sparse population and the abundance of water are the two essential elements for the bird population, that counts thousands of flamingos, herons, gray herons, kingfishers and many others.

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