Cortina d'Ampezzo is a very modern ski resort located on Ampezzo valley, northern Italy, in the Dolomites. Hundred of thousands tourists are attracted by its ski slopes and natural beauties, both in the winter and summer seasons. There are tourists coming from all the corner or the World to practice winter sports, climb, trek in the Dolomite Mountains or just relax in the wonderful natural surroundings of Cortina d'Ampezzo.
Cortina hosted the 1956 Winter Olympic Games and in 1988 was very close to host these games once more, but the city of Calgary in Canada received the honors.
At Cortina d'Ampezzo, there are plenty of mountain slopes, where one can ski, snowboard, bob sledge or go down on the sledge, in the winter season which starts generally in November and ends March or April.
In the summer time, mountain trekking is tourists most favorite activity. One can also visit the open-air museums of Great War, go by boat on a mountain lake or mountain stream, enjoy the refined italian cuisine of the many restaurants in Cortina d'Ampezzo and its surroundings.
There are accommodation options for any budget. At Cortina d'Ampezzo there are many hotels, chalets and apartments. Here are some of the most recomended hotels for your summer or winter holiday in Cortina d'Ampezzo: “Miramonti Majestic Grand” (5 star hotel), “Cristallo Palace Hotel & Spa” (5 star hotel), “Alaska Hotel” (4 star hotel), “Hotel Mirage” (4 star hotel).
Cortina d'Ampezzo is also very renowned for its shopping; most of the fashion houses and clothing brands have a shop at Cortina d'Ampezzo. You can find antique shops as well as handcrafts shops or art galleries, where you can make perfect acquisitions for a gift or for yourself.Go to top