Discover the Venice Canals: 6 tips before going on a gondola ride on the Venetian Canals

View of a canal of Venice where gondola rides take place.

Discovering Venice and its ancient canals means you will come across one of the symbols of the city for centuries navigating through the narrow channels and Venetian lagoon: the gondola. It used to be the main of transport for centuries, nowadays it has become one of the main attractions of Venice that tourists experience when they visit the city. In this article, we will answer the common questions that people have before embarking on a gondola ride. 

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Where to ski near Milan: 3 resorts within 2.5 hours

Mountains of Gressoney with snow

Milan’s strategic location, between Valle d’Aosta and Trentino, means that this city is literally surrounded by ski slopes. As most ski resorts are located three or more hours from Milan, it might seem tricky to organise a spontaneous trip to the slopes. However, with our suggestions about the closest slopes to Milan, you won’t have to drive too long to enjoy a fun weekend getaway on the slopes!

So, if you’re wondering where to ski in Lombardy near Milan, keep reading! We’ll introduce you to three ski resorts within two and a half hours away from Milan, easily reachable by car: Monte Pora, Chiesa in Valmalenco and Gressoney La Trinité. Here, you can spend a great day on the slopes with your friends, or you can learn how to ski with the help of the local ski schools mentioned in this article.

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