Cortina, holidays for VIP's
Cortina is one of the most famous holiday destinations
in Italy. Winter sports, elegance, beautiful landscapes, perfect
slopes and adventurous life, that's what Cortina d'Ampezzo is all
The area of Cortina was known for winter sports
even before the Olympic Games that took place here in 1956.
Cortina, together with Cristallo, Sorapis and Tofane, is one of the
most famous skiing resorts in the Dolomites.
Cortina with snow Cortina is certainly one of the major
tourist resorts in Italy and the Alps. In the heart of the city you
find the famous Corso Italia with a lot of
prestigious and expensive shops and many craft shops.
In Cortina you can also find numerous art galleries of
famous European artists.
Cortina and its mountains are famous for the "Enrosadira". It is
the phenomenon of the usually white mountains shimmering in red and
pink in the sunset.
Especially during the summer there take place many numerous sports
and cultural events.
Cortina is venue of the Skiing World Cup and the cross country ski
The cuisine in Cortina is influenced a lot by
the neighboring areas like South Tyrol.
The most famous dishes are the "Apfelstrudel", the "chenedi"( a
type of Tyrolean dumplings), ravioli with spinach and poppy and the
"pestariei" (small pieces of dough made of white flour).
Cortina is the ideal destination for everyone and at
every time of the year!