Cortina d'Ampezzo

The winter Saint Tropez

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The location of the city, as well as its detailed map, can be seen here.

Cortina d’Ampezzo is a resort town located in the north-eastern part of Italy. Nestled in the skirts of the majestic “Coral Mountains”, as the Alps are known, Cortina d’Ampezzo is rightfully described as the winter Saint Tropez. The city offers not only remarkable views, but also numerous opportunities for entertainment.


Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the oldest mountain resorts in the world. In 1956 the city hosts the Seventh Winter Olympic Games. After this event, his popularity increased significantly. Today, Cortina d’Ampezzo is a preferred ski holiday destination for skiers from all over the world. The city is a real magnet for winter sports lovers. During the winter season, its population triples. Cortina is an inspiring place that will transport you to a small paradise on earth. It has extremely beautiful nature, and in combination with the excellently built resort base, you will feel wonderful there.

The slopes here are suitable for both advanced and training children and beginner skiers. For more experienced skiers and snowboarders, there are options for longer and more extreme descents, during which they can enjoy the beautiful scenery. The altitude of the tracks reaches nearly 3000m. In this way, good winter cover is guaranteed throughout the winter season. The routes are equipped with modern facilities, guaranteeing the comfort of tourists.


Description: Misurina lake /picture source: Shutterstock/;

Not far from Cortina d’Ampezzo is Mount Lagatsuoi. You can reach it by cable car. From there, a magnificent panorama of the area is revealed. Lovers of cultural tourism will not be disappointed either. The city has numerous museums and art galleries.

Not far from Cortina you can enjoy one of the emblematic lakes of the Dolomites – Lake Braies. The average depth of the lake is 17 m, it covers an area of 31 hectares. The lake is defined as the “pearl of the Dolomites”. Braies is an ideal destination for those who love nature walks, beautiful green forests, magnificent mountains. clean and fresh air. The characteristic shade of light blue color of the lake will captivate you!


Description: lake Braies;

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