Favorite thing: Visit the Rifugi (lodges) at the tops of the Dolomites. You can trek between them and stay the night. It's really amazing. This is the Rifugio Tuckett above Madonna Di Campiglio. Get the SAT guide. (Societa' Alpini Trentino)
Climb the mountains of the Dolomite Chain. The Dolomiti Di Brenta is Amazing! It's so nice in the evening when the rock glows pink in the sunset!
Fondest memory: Here's a view from our back yard in Italy. What's that above my head?…why it's an Alp. It's true, when most people think of the Alps, they don't think of Italy. But the Alps sprawl across several countries….among them are Italy, France, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. What you might know as the Matterhorn (as much in Italy as in Switzerland) is called, Il Cervino in Italian. Mont Blanc is, to some of us, Il Monte Bianco.