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From Cortina d’Ampezzo to Longarone

In this chapter we discuss the most characteristic cities and places in the province of Belluno, starting from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Longarone.

The chapter from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Longarone brings together the wonders and the most characteristic products of the northern area of the province of Belluno. A territory rich in resources and peculiarities, which over the years has managed to develop and attract a large number of tourists from all over the world.

Misurina Lake - From Cortina d'Ampezzo to Longarone

This incredible territory develops between the Sesto Dolomites and the Ampezzo Dolomites, among the most beautiful and imposing mountains of the Veneto region. These majestic mountain groups, partly protected by the Ampezzo Dolomites Regional Natural Park, can be reached through numerous passes.

Among the most suggestive and hardest are the Giaù Pass, which opens like a magnificent balcony over the basin of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Tre Croci Pass which descends alongside the imposing Monte Cristallo and the Cimabanche Pass which descends from Dobbiaco. To attract millions of tourists every year we find Cortina d'Ampezzo, the queen of the Dolomites, a popular winter-summer tourist resort, the scene of numerous sporting events of international importance related to mountain sports.

Not far away we can admire Lake Misurina, located at 1754 meters and lies in one of the most beautiful areas of the Alps, surrounded by green woods and high-level tourist facilities. Continuing along the road you arrive at the spectacular city of Auronzo di Cadore, which includes the entire area around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, one of the most tourist areas of all the Dolomites, a World Heritage Site.

Costalta - From Cortina d'Ampezzo to Longarone

Do not miss the city of Pieve di Cadore, one of the most remarkable historical and artistic centers of Cadore, located forty kilometers north-east of Belluno, on the slopes of Mount Antelao called the "King of the Dolomites" which with its 3264 meters high. It is the birthplace of Tiziano Vecellio, glory of Venice and symbol of the Renaissance.

Finally Longarone, sadly known for having been completely destroyed on October 9, 1963 at 22:39, when a landslide detached from Monte Toc and falling into the artificial basin created by the Vajont dam, caused a gigantic wave that overtook the dam overwhelming the countries below.

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◊ FROM CORTINA D'AMPEZZO TO LONGARONE ◊

From Cortina d'Ampezzo to Longarone

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO

Cortina d'Ampezzo

His rise was thanks to the push that the fascist regime in the thirties made him, putting it on the same level in the Olympus of tourism…  ⇒ Continue

MISURINA LAKE

Misurina Lake

The particular climatic characteristics of the area make the air suitable for those suffering from respiratory diseases. Indeed, near the lake…  ⇒ Continue

VAL COMELICO

Val Comelico

It immediately presents itself for its personality, located in the upper Cadore in the province of Belluno, surrounded by large forests and green meadows.   ⇒ Continue

AURONZO DI CADORE

Auronzo di Cadore

The area is crossed by the Ansiei river which, thanks to the ancient dam, forms the artificial lake of Santa Caterina or Auronzo lake that runs alongside the city to the south...  ⇒ Continue

PIEVE DI CADORE

Pieve di Cadore

In this city the glory of Venice was born and a symbol of the Renaissance, master with Giorgione of the tonal color, Tiziano Vecellio.   ⇒ Continue

LONGARONE

Longarone

Sadly known for having been completely destroyed by the Vajont disaster on October 9, 1963 at 22:39, where a landslide ⇒ Continue

◊ THE BELLUNO PROVINCE ◊

Also called the province of the Dolomites, extends in a totally mountainous territory, embroidered by incredible valleys and well-kept villages, natural oases and large rocky walls. The characteristics of the area reserve pleasant surprises but, the natural monuments that rise between large forests and green pastures, the Dolomites, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009, are a breathtaking view that would leave the tourists in awe. This territory will welcome you and give you unique emotions, every single meeting will enrich your day and the endless red sunsets, admired from the top of some summits, will color your holidays in an unforgettable adventure.

 

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