Cortina, known as the Pearl of the Dolomites, is one of the top resorts in the Dolomiti Superski area. It is in a wide, bowl shaped valley surrounded by spectacular mountains whose slopes are guaranteed to be perfectly groomed, 90% of them with snow making facilities. The local skiing is extensive and varied and other resorts such as San Cassiano and Corvara in the Dolomiti Superski area are easily reached from the Falzarego pass. The resort offers numerous activities including many for the non skier. For people-watchers, the evening highlight is the passeggiata (stroll) along the Corso Italia by fur-and-jewellery clad visitors from Milan and Venice wandering through antique shops, designer boutiques and bars.
Tobogganing, Cross country skiing, Ice-skating, Ice hockey, Curling, Dog sledging, Snow rafting, Snow-kiting, snowmobiles, snow-shoeing, Horse riding, Indoor tennis.
Well over 40 restaurants cater for all tastes and budgets. It is mainly Italian food, from pizzas and excellent pasta dishes to luxury high-end restaurants, there is certainly an enormous choice.
Galleries and museums, Superb shopping, Local market, Visit to Venice
- Transfer time: Innsbruck 2 hrs 30 mins, Venice 1 hr 45 mins
- Currency: Euro
- Beginners: 5
- Intermediates: 5
- Advanced: 4
- Snowboarding: 4
- Resort height: 1224m
- Ski range: 1224-2939m
- Total kilometres of piste: Local : 120kms, Area : 1220kms
- Number of runs: Blue 43, Red 32, Black 12
- Number of lifts: Local: Drag lifts 6, Chairlifts 28, Gondolas 1, Cable-cars 5.
Photos of Cortina
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