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Albergo Miramonti: An ‘award-Winning’ boutique hotel

Awards for interior design haven’t stopped for Albergo Miramonti; in 2019, we have been recognised by various magazines like Dezeen and NewH UK. Now, we and our creative agency, BoxxCreative, have been named the official ‘Award Winners’ for the Hotel Interior Category in Europe by the International Property Awards.  

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Patricia Sanchez
Pairing Italian Wines and Cheeses: A Short Guide

Wine and cheese - the ultimate pairing in the culinary world; and there is nothing more satisfying than finding the perfect match. However, many consider the task to be quite challenging as there are thousands of cheese and wine combinations. In Hotel Miramonti, we love to use local Italian cheeses for our delicious Italian Dishes in our Restaurant in the Alps. We believe it is important to select the right wine to complement the dish so that the flavours harmonise with each other.  So, if you are attempting to match wines and cheeses together, look no further! Here are some basic rules to follow when pairing Italian cheese and wine.

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Ettore Moraschinelli
4 Tasty Italian Foods You Should Try This Autumn

All over Italy, sagre or festivals celebrating local foods and wines appear up,and down the country - you will find Tartufo (truffle), polenta, wine, chestnut, cheese and chocolate events occurring during the fall! So if you travel to Italy, spoil yourself with the vast array of Italian dishes that are especially unique to the season, and here are a few of them…

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FoodPatricia Sanchez
Camillo Golgi: Pride of the Corteno Valley

Located in the North of Italy, in the Province of Lombardy, there lies a little town named ‘Corteno Golgi’. The area is gifted in natural beauty, with the Italian Alps appearing on the horizon along with the gorgeous forests adorning the landscape. But did you know? A long time ago, it was just known as the town of ‘Corteno’? Thanks to the world-renowned name of a certain scientist, the town has acknowledged him as their pride and changed their name to dedicate it to the man himself.

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Patricia Sanchez
World Ozone Day 2019: What Can You Do to Prevent Ozone Depletion?

At Hotel Miramonti we want to do our part in educating and helping to protect the environmental issues like climate change and the depletion of the atmosphere. Due to the ozone layer’s causal links to climate change, and with the Alpine glaciers melting rapidly, we are keen to educate and give a series of ways on how you can prevent ozone layer depletion. Have a read of this article to discover why the OZone layer is so important and how we can help to prevent further damage.

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Ettore Moraschinelli
Northern VS Southern Italy: Their Beautiful Destinations

Each region has its own unique history and heritage, creating a divide of cultures, cuisines and landscapes. So, if you ever decide to explore Italy, you need to realise that travelling to one destination doesn’t define the whole country. One of the most prominent factors that differentiate the North and South are its landscapes and tourist destinations, both with picturesque views and significant historical monuments! Read for a few of the destinations you can travel to in Northern and Southern Italy!

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TravelPatricia Sanchez
Northern VS Southern Italy: The Cuisine

Believe it or not, Italy is not just about pizza and pasta; there is actually a wide variety of delicious dishes that are incredibly unique to each region such as Valtellina Cuisine or Neapolitan food. Think about it, each region has their own unique abundance when it comes to ingredients, the areas where the sea or Italian lakes are close, there will be a lot of seafood, or if you get closer to the Alpine region, there is a large variety of Italian Cheese you can get your hands on. Read the article to find out more!

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Food, TravelPatricia Sanchez
Northern vs Southern Italy: Attitudes and Culture

Italy, a beautiful country nestled beside the Mediterranean ocean. What do you think about when you think of the country? The Pizza? The pasta? Perhaps, it is those red Vespa’s speeding by or the gorgeous warm weather. Though Italy is known for these things, you need to realise that Italy has a wide the variety of culture, cuisine and attitudes within the different regions of the country – but generally, it is split in the middle by the North and the South of Italy.

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TravelPatricia Sanchez
Miramonti is Featured in NewH UK Magazine!

To our delight, our beloved Alpine hotel in Corteno Golgi was featured by one of the UK’s most premium hospitality industry networks. Our talented partners, BoxxCreative, were interviewed by the magazine about the development of Albergo Miramonti, discussing the vision of the hotel and what conscious design changes were made to create such a contemporary but eco-friendly build.

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NewsPatricia Sanchez
Sunrise Hike: Why You Should Try It (and Planning Tips)

During the day, hiking is a great activity to get yourself out there and get close to the Alpine landscape. However, with a sunrise hike, though you might have to give yourself that extra push to get up, it is an incredibly unique experience. It all starts dark, but soon the light of the sun bursts through the horizon – bathing the surrounding area with a golden glow. Here are a few tips for your next sunrise hike.

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ActivitiesPatricia Sanchez
7 BEST Reasons Why You Should Visit Northern Italy

Are you looking to travel to the beautiful country of Italy? Try going to the North of the country! The South is characterised by its warm, Mediterranean-like culture while the North is surrounded by the Alpine borders of Switzerland, France and Austria. So, though it is still very Italian, there are unique customs and culture that you won’t find anywhere else.

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TravelPatricia Sanchez
6 Things You Can Spot while Hiking in the Italian Alps

The Alps are naturally gifted with the most beautiful forest landscapes we’ve ever seen, and our Alpine Hotel is blessed to have endless views of these woodlands. Whether it be the fertile soil, the unique terrain or climate – the Alps attract extraordinary flora and fauna incomparable to the rest of the world. Read the article for some of the most extraordinary things you can find in the Alps.

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Northern Italian Cuisine: Polenta

Polenta, a food staple that has been consumed by Italians for thousands of years, continues to be a popular dish in modern Italy. Polenta is considered to be one of the oldest recipes in history, and depending on the region, have their own variety of the recipe. Learn more about the history of polenta and its relevance in Italian culture!

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FoodPatricia Sanchez