Garda: there's more than the lakefront

By / 20th October, 2014 / Places of interest / Off

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Just below Albisano and our hotel, is the town of Garda, namesake of our beautiful lake. The resort is very well known and popular, especially for its charming lakefront, but it offers much more, both in terms of landscape and history. From Punta San Vigilio to the fortress, here Garda and its treasures.

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Sirmione: the jewel of Lake Garda

By / 10th October, 2014 / History / Off


A few kilometers away from our hotel, you can find many beautiful places. At Lake Garda there are several beautiful places and Sirmione is one of these. Here, the history has left many important traces. From the Grotte di Catullo to the thermal springs, let's discover together all the beauties of the lakeside town in which lived Maria Callas.
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Grape Festival in Bardolino 2014

By / 30th September, 2014 / News / Off


As each October, the streets of Bardolino welcome the Grape and Wine Festival. From the 2 to the 6 October 2014, will host the eighty-fifth edition of the popular festival dedicated to the harvest and wine products. Let's find out the program of 2014 of Grape Festival in Bardolino, which each year welcomes thousands of visitors.

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Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh on Lake Garda

By / 18th September, 2014 / History / Off

Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh on Lake Garda

In the fifties, could happen to meet Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh on Lake Garda. The two famous actors of Hollywood, indeed, have often spent their holidays in Punta San Vigilio, Guests at the hotel of the English chef Leonard Walsh. What do they appreciate the most of our lake? Tranquility!

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Lake Garda weather: temperate climate and cool breezes

By / 2nd September, 2014 / Free time / Off


The Summer 2014 will be remembered as the craziest season ever. July and August have not offered a holidays weather , but September began in the best way. In any case, the Weather on Lake Garda is not always like this, on the contrary, it is usually mild, and therefore the area is so loved by tourists.

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Cappuccino: the art of creamy latte

By / 27th August, 2014 / Gastronomy / Off


Spending Holidays in Italy also means you can enjoy drinks and typical dishes. Among these, a prominent role is covered by the cappuccino. Served in a large cup, it is a white coffee rich creamy foam. At Hotel 2 Palme too we make tasty Italian Cappuccinos. Here, then, the history and secrets of the preparation of cappuccino.

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Goethe in Italy: the adventure on Lake Garda

By / 21st August, 2014 / History / Off


The journey of Johann Wolfgang Goethe in Italy is well known. The German writer has devoted an entire literary work to this experience, Italian Journey indeed. The author of the Werther traveled through almost the entire peninsula, even stopping on our Lake Garda. Here is the short report of his stay in Torbole and Malcesine.

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Ferragosto: history of a feast

By / 13th August, 2014 / History / Off

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All Italians, but not only, await with trepidation the week of Ferragosto, the holiday season for excellence. Many tourists have decided to spend Ferragosto by us at the Hotel 2 Palme, but not everyone knows the origin of this summer festival. Here they are all the secrets of the festivity of 15 August, feast of theAssumption of Mary.

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Lake Garda: history, nature and relaxation

By / 8th August, 2014 / Places of interest / Off


The Hotel 2 Palme is overlooking the Lake Garda, a jewel of Italian nature, envy of the world. The largest lake in Italy is a popular destination for tourists from northern Europe, they find here magnificent landscapes and seaside resorts equipped. From the geography to the , history, from the wellness to the food, we present, then, our lake!
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Bike Hotels: how to accommodate bike lovers

By / 1st August, 2014 / Routes, Sport, Free time / Off


They are spreading in Italy the bike hotels and also the Due Palme it is perfect to accommodate Cyclists. But what should have hotel for cyclists? Because it differs from the other hotels? Let's discover the bike hotels and their characteristics.

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