Category Archives: Mountains

The 7 highest mountains in Italy

Many of the highest peaks of the Italian Alps are located in well-known mountain massifs such as the Mont Blanc or the Monte Rosa. Even though they aren’t the highest peaks of the massifs since the main summits are already situated across the border in Switzerland or France, they are only slightly smaller and reach impressive heights of over 4,000 metres. The highest peak in Italy would therefore be the 4,748-metre-high Monte Bianco di Courmayeur. In the following, however, we will not look at the highest peaks, but at the seven highest independent mountains or main summits located in Italy. 

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The 13 National Parks of the Alps

The Alps are a unique natural environment with an impressive variety of animal and plant species. Some of them are even exclusive to the Alpine region. Thus it is all the more important to protect this special flora and fauna by establishing nature reserves. Here, we present you the national parks of the Alps.

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Which mountains belong to the Seven Summits?


The highest mountains on the continents are also known as the Seven Summits. Climbing all of these seven peaks is one of the greatest achievement for mountaineers. But why are there exactly seven mountains, and which peaks are actually part of the Seven Summits? In the following article, we summarize the most important information about the highest mountains on the continents.

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What defines a mountain?

– Decoding the mountains –

Not all mountains are the same. There are tall mountains and small mountains, as well as famous mountains and unknown mountains. Mountains determine our lives. They influence the places we live in and the way in which countries have been formed over time. They even influence the weather.  With the aid of infographics, we’ll explain to you what exactly a mountain is made of.

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