This winter, experience the chills, thrills, snow, and ice from a different perspective. Savor the possibilities of a culinary snowsports tour in Italy. Conquer any fear of steep and deep with a specialty ski or snowboard program. View the frozen winterscape from the warmth of an excursion train.
Venice is a tourist town and ice cream stands seem to be on every corner, but after visiting this unique city for years and staying here for extended periods of time, I have come up with my two favorite spots to enjoy what I consider the best gelato in Venice — Gelateria Il Doge and Gelateria Alaska. Both are worth going out of your way to experience.
Wandering the hilly, narrow cobblestone streets in our home base of Montalcino, Italy, a Medieval city of interlocking passageways, steps and alleyways curving around and through and behind and beyond the main square, I reminded myself I was walking through history spanning eight hundred years.