Daily Escape

Val Gardena

Photo by Menno Boermans / Aurora Photos

Val Gardena

Dolomites, Italy

Don’t let the passionate ski culture fool you – Val Gardena, nestled in the Dolomite Range of the Alps, is breathtakingly beautiful all year round. So whether it’s the swish of snow or the rustling of leaves that fills your ears, know that you’re hearing the sound of a true Italian gem.

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