An Unforgettable Winter Escape

Are you yearning for a winter escape filled with enchanting landscapes, luxurious accommodations, and gourmet experiences? Look no further than these three exceptional destinations—Moosmair Farmhotel in the Dolomites, SopranoVillas’ premium Puglia villas, Hotel Promessi Sposi, and Casa sull’Albero on Lake Como.

Moosmair Farmhotel: A Centuries-Old Haven in the Dolomites

Escape the routine and immerse yourself in the charm and tranquility of the Valle Aurina holiday area at Moosmair Farmhotel. With a 600-year history, this family-oriented hotel offers a high-quality escape from city life. From January 4 to March 24, you can enjoy a three-night half-board stay. Included is an evening at the Arcana herbal restaurant. Packages start at €430.

The authentic atmosphere and breathtaking Dolomite views, make Moosmair the perfect winter retreat. For more information, visit their website here.

SopranoVillas: Luxury Puglia Villas Tailored to You

SopranoVillas presents its carefully selected 2024 collection of more than 300 luxury villas in Puglia, promising an unforgettable Italian experience. Nestled in picturesque landscapes, these villas capture the essence of Puglia. Many offer tranquil swimming pools, outdoor dining areas, and enchanting designs. Enjoy contemporary retreats, traditional trulli, or historic masserias—each offering a unique blend of modern comfort and historical richness.

Trulli in Puglia (Photo for reference only…These are not for rent) Courtesy Shutterstock

The trulli are the iconic round buildings with cone-shaped roofs (above). They often sit in picturesque olive groves and within the beautiful Pugliese countryside. The masserias are traditional farmhouses were communal homes as far back as Roman times. Transformed into luxurious accommodations today, they often lie near Puglia’s diverse coastline or amidst its limestone hills.

To learn more about SopranoVillas and its collection of luxury villas in Puglia, please visit the website by clicking here.

Hotel Promessi Sposi & Casa sull’Albero: Tranquil Lake Como Retreats for Business and Leisure

Yearning for a serene getaway in a Lake Como setting? Hotel Promessi Sposi and Casa sull’Albero in Malgrate offer the perfect blend of elegance, comfort, and authenticity. Located less than an hour from Milan, both provide an ideal environment for a relaxing vacation and/or business programs. Hotel Promessi Sposi, with its modern amenities and Lisander Events Room, ensures a productive stay. Casa sull’Albero offers an eco-sustainable boutique experience amidst lush greenery and stunning lake views.

Hotel Promesi Sposi. Photo courtesy Hotel Promessi Sposi

You can get more information on Hotel Promessi Sposi here and Casa Sull’Albero here.

A Great Winter Escape is Up to You

Indulge in the art of hospitality, gourmet cuisine, and wellness at these exceptional properties. Each winter escape offers a unique blend of luxury, tranquility, and cultural richness. Whether you seek the snowy peaks of the Dolomites, the historic charm of Puglia, or the serene beauty of Lake Como, these destinations promise an unforgettable winter getaway.

Chris Cutler

Travel Editor

Christine Cutler is a writer, photographer, editor, guide, teacher, traveler, Ohio native, Florida resident, and world citizen. she lives in downtown St. Petersburg with her husband and crazy Welsh terrier, and she considers Italy, where she holds dual citizenship, her second home. in addition to being travel editor and writing for live in Italy magazine, she maintains her own websites ( and, guides small groups through Italy, and is a travel advisor for Adventures by Jamie ( a travel, non-fiction, and memoir writer; photographer; and editor whose work has appeared in various publications, she spends as much time as she can exploring—and living and breathing—Italy.

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