Thursday, September 10, 2009

Cortina d’Ampezzo

In winter, Cortina offers 110 kilometers of downhill and 58 km. of cross-country ski runs. Cortina d’Ampezzo is a famous alpine town in northern Italy. It’s in the Dolomites, part of the eastern half of the Italian Alps. In winter the town is a busy skiing destination, with several cable cars and access to many runs. With the professionals at the Cortina Adrenaline Center, thrills and are available to everyone: taxi-bob, snow rafting, crazy sledge.

The rocky cliffs of the Dolomites that crown the town, like Tofane and Cristallo, represent a dream for every mountain climber. Extreme sports enthusiasts can ride down Cortina’s Olympic Bobsled at 75 miles per hour. Those who enjoy less extreme sports will enjoy the resort’s sledding runs.

Many restaurants ranging from fine dining to pizzerias provide fantastic meals. Cortina cannot be discussed without mentioning the shopping.
Hiking,biking, skiing, sledding, skating, swimming, snow shoeing all is here to be enjoyed. Cortina is favourite destination of the tourists from all over the world.

The hotels are centrally located, offer good value, and have been visited by a Ski Europe representa-tive. Hotel Miramonti ( 0436-4201 ), Hotel Oasi ( 0436-862019), Parc Hotel Vitoria (3246 4734).

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful pictures. Gotta love the mountains eh?


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